Greg Hannon, Ivan Iossifov
Greg Hannon and Ivan Iossifov have become faculty members of the New York Genome Center.
Hannon joins the center as an associate core member and director of cancer genomics. Previously, he was a professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. At the NYGC, Hannon will facilitate studies of cancer genomes and will head a research group that focuses on breast cancer and small RNA biology. He holds a BA in biochemistry and a PhD in molecular biology from Case Western Reserve University.
Iossifov will lead ongoing and future large autism sequencing projects at the NYGC and will collaborate with groups within and outside the center on other human diseases. He is a part-time core member and assistant investigator at the center, as well as an assistant professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Iossifov holds a PhD in biomedical informatics from Columbia University and a BS and MS in computer science from Sofia University in Bulgaria.