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Bioinformatics, sequence assembly, transcriptomics, gene regulation networks, high throughput informatics for big data. Birol Lab is located at British Columbia Cancer Agency, Genome Sciences Centre.

Studying inherited human disorders to understand human development, behaviour, physiology and degeneration. Emphasis on neurological, neuromuscular, and psychiatric diseases. The objective is to improve patient care.

High throughput data analysis, data standards, flow cytomety, GvHD biomarker identification, cluster identification.

Genetics of human cancer susceptibility, particularly lymphoma, and genetics of healthy aging and longevity. Family and population-based genetics studies. We use techniques such as genotyping and exome and whole genome sequencing.

X chromosome inactivation. Gene regulation, chromatin modification, epigenetic silencing.

Ethical and social dimensions of genetic testing, knowledge, commercialization; democratizing the governance of genomics.