Faculty Profile

Andrey Rzhetsky
Section of Computational Biomedicine and Biomedical Data Science
Professor of Medicine
Edna K. Papazian Professor

Academic Interests

Dr. Rzhetsky’s research is focused on computational analysis of complex human phenotypes, including human diseases. His research interests include: (1) Bioinformatics and phylogenetics applied to analysis of genes, proteins, molecular pathways, and human disease. (2) Application of statistics to sequence analysis and analysis of molecular networks. (3) Development of algorithms and programs for pathway/sequence analysis, pathway/sequence comparison and phylogeny reconstruction.

Clinical Interests



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  • MS, 1985, Novosibirsk State University, Mathematical Biology
  • PhD, 1990, Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Genetics
  • Fellowship, 1993, Pennsylvania State University, Molecular Evolutionary Genetics/Biology