Prof. Eran Halperin
Ph.D.: 2001, Tel-Aviv University
Phone: (Office) +972-3-640-5970
Room#: Britannia 13
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Personal Information
Associate Professor in the department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology and in the Blavatnik School of Computer Science.
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Research Interests
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Selected Publications

A model-based approach for analysis of spatial structure in genetic data, Nature Genetics, 2012.

Large-scale association analysis identifies 13 new susceptibility loci for coronary artery disease, Nature Genetics, 2011.

Genome-wide association study of follicular lymphoma identifies a risk locus at 6p21.32, Nature Genetics, 2010.

Leveraging Genetic Variability across Populations for the Identification of Causal Variant, American Journal of Human Genetics , 2010.

Genomic Privacy and Limits of Individual Detection in a Pool, Nature Genetics, 2009.

SNP imputation in association studies, Nature Biotechnology, 2009.

Maximizing power in association studies, Nature Biotechnology, 2009.

Estimating Local Ancestry in Admixed Populations, American Journal of Human Genetics, 2008.

Whole-genome patterns of common DNA variation in three human populations, Science, 2005.

Haplotype reconstruction from genotype data using imperfect phylogeny, Bioinformatics, 2004.

Asymmetric k-center is log* n-hard to approximate, Journal of the ACM, 2005.

Improved approximation algorithms for the vertex cover problem in graphs and hypergraphs, SIAM Journal of Computing, 2002.

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