Feb 09, 2017
MyHeritage has appointed Yaniv Erlich as chief science officer. He will lead the company's scientific development and strategy for its MyHeritage DNA service. Erlich comes to MyHeritage from Columbia University, where he served as assistant professor of computer science and computational biology. He has also served as a core member of the New York Genome Center, the principal investigator and Whitehead Fellow at MIT's Whitehead Institute, founder of DNA.LAND, and the principal investigator of the Erlich DNA lab.