Dr Magnus Nordborg is Scientific Director of the GMI and a Senior Group Leader focusing on population genetics.
After spending a decade at University of Southern California, Dr Magnus Nordborg joined the GMI as Scientific Director in 2009. He is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the use of genome-wide association studies to study patterns of natural variation in non-human organisms. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. His research is supported by many sources, including an ERC Advanced Grant. (Magnus Nordborg CV)
- Swedish Defense Institute of Language/Uppsala University, Sweden, 1986.
- BSc: Lund University, Sweden, 1989.
- PhD, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, USA, 1994.
- Postdoc, Department of Ecology & Evolution, University of Chicago, USA, 1994-1997
Current and Former Positions
- Department of Genetics, Lund University, Sweden: Research Assistant Professor, 1997-2000
- Molecular & Computational Biology, University of Southern California, USA: Assistant Professor (2000-2004), Associate Professor (2004-2011), Research Associate Professor (2011-present)
- Scientific Director, GMI, 2009-present
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