Assistant Professor, Computational Biology
Shaila Musharoff is a human complex trait geneticist, who will join the department in January 2023. Dr. Musharoff received a PhD from Stanford working with Carlos Bustamante, did postdoctoral work with Noah Zaitlen at UCSD, and is currently a postdoc with Jonathan Pritchard at Stanford. Their work focuses on disparities in personal genomics, the impact of admixture on complex disease risk, and methods of inference of genetic risk, including polygenic scoring.
sam442 [at] cornell.edu
Shaila in the news
This is the fifth in a series of stories detailing actions CALS students, faculty and staff have taken over the past several years to make our community a more diverse, equitable and inclusive place for everyone. In fall 2021, CALS announced it's first-ever faculty cohort initiative focused on hiring a group of scientists whose work explicitly addresses systemic challenges facing marginalized communities through transdisciplinary collaboration. The first search was received with great enthusiasm and 381 people applied for the six positions.
- American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
- Biological and Environmental Engineering
- Computational Biology