Segrè is part of a team of investigators awarded a Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Seed Network grant aimed at building a Human Cell Atlas of the eye from birth to old age, using single cell RNA-sequencing: https://focus.masseyeandear.org/researchers-to-build-cell-atlas-of-the-human-eye-as-part-of-international-collaboration/
May 1, 2019 -Segrè presented a talk titled “Integrative analysis of GWAS and eQTLs proposes new genetic associations and causal genes for Primary Open Angle Glaucoma” at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2019 conference.
March 8. 2018 – Segrè presented on Age-related macular degeneration genetics at the 38th Annual meeting of the Israeli Society for Vision and Eye Research (ISVER)
We are seeking talented postdoctoral fellows and graduate students excited about using computational genomics approaches to study the genetic and biological causes of complex eye diseases, to join our newly formed lab! Interested applicants should send their CV, a cover letter describing past experience and research interests, and contact information for 3 references to Ayellet Segrè: ayellet_segre [at] meei [dot] harvard [dot] edu.
For a more detailed description of the postdoctoral fellow position click here
For a more detailed description of a statistical geneticist position click here