Research Associate, Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), A*STARBiography
Asif Javed received his PhD in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2008 working in population genomics. He then joined IBM TJ Watson Research Center as a postdoctoral researcher where his work was part of the Genographic project. In 2011, Dr Javed joined Genome Institute of Singapore, A*STAR as a research associate where his work focuses on rare disorder analysis and cancer genomics. He is currently applying the computational algorithms he has developed to elucidate the genetic cause of Mendelian disorders in multiple families.