Steering Committee

              New York University

              University of Southern California (USC)

Working Groups

   Ethics and Communication Working Group

​​              Geisinger Health Systems

   Family Analysis Working Group

  • Chair: Alexander Young

​​               University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

  Methods Working Group

              University of Southern California (USC)


  Polygenic Index Working Group

               Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam


Affiliated Researchers

               George Mason University 

               Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

               Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

               Erasmus University Rotterdam

   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

               Broad Institute 


PhD Students


  • Casper Burik

   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam​​

  • Hermon Kweon

               Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam​​


Program Director

  • Chelsea Watson
      University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Research Assistants


  • Michael Bennett   


  • Tamara Gjorgjieva   


  • Grand Goldman   


  • Hariharan Jayashankar   


  • Seyed Moeen Nehzati


  • Nancy Wang  



              Hospital for Special Surgery & Cornell Medical College

  • Edward Kong

  • Tushar Kundu  

  • Chanwook (Sean) Lee  

  • Hui Li

  • Rosie Li 

  • Matthijs van der Loos

           Accenture Digital 

              Harvard University

  • Rebecca Royer

  • Robbee Wedow 

               Broad Institute 

  • Meghan Zacher 

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For financial support, the SSGAC thanks the U.S. National Science Foundation, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging, and the Office for Behavioral and Social Science Research), the Open Philanthropy Project, the Ragnar Söderberg Foundation, the Swedish Research Council, The Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation, the European Research Council, and the Pershing Square Fund of the Foundations of Human Behavior.

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