Joe pickrell

Joseph Pickrell, Ph.D.

CEO & Co-Founder

Joseph Pickrell is the co-founder and CEO of Gencove. With the vision of providing accessible and affordable genomic information, Gencove developed a novel low-pass whole genome sequencing and computational analysis platform for breakthrough biological discovery.

Prior to starting Gencove, Dr. Pickrell was a Principal Investigator at the New York Genome Center (NYGC) and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Columbia University. At NYGC, the Pickrell Lab developed novel statistical approaches to transform large-scale genomic data into an improved understanding of human biology and history by understanding natural human variation and molecular and phenotypic consequences.

Dr. Pickrell has a Ph.D. in human genetics from the University of Chicago and a B.S. in biology from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. His work has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and has been published in prestigious scientific journals

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