Eran Elhaik, Ph.D.
Population, medical, and evolutionary genomics

Senior Lecturer at the Department of Biology, Lund University, Sweden.

   


A "Wear and Tear" Hypothesis to Explain Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Frontiers in Neurology 2016


Neonatal circumcision and prematurity are associated with sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) Journal of Clinical and Translational Research 2018

e.elhaik at gmail dot com






   


Localizing Ashkenazic Jews to primeval villages in the ancient Iranian lands of Ashkenaz.
Genome Biology and Evolution 2016

The Diversity of REcent and Ancient huMan (DREAM): a new microarray. Genome Biology and Evolution 2017


Reconstructing Druze population history.
Scientific Reports 2016







   


Communicating the promise, risks, and ethics of large-scale, open space microbiome and metagenome research
Microbiome 2019


Differences in genomic abnormalities among African individuals with monoclonal gammopathies using calculated ancestry.
Blood Cancer Journal 2018

Pair Matcher (PaM): fast model-based optimisation of treatment/case-control matches.
Bioinformatics 2019






   


Insights into social insects from the genome of the honeybee Apis mellifera.
Nature 2006


Geographic population structure analysis of worldwide human populations infers their biogeographical origins.
Nature Communications 2014


The genome of the model beetle and pest Tribolium castaneum.
Nature 2006







   


The genome of the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus.
Science 2006


The genome sequence of Taurine Cattle: a window to ruminant biology and evolution. Science 2009

Functional and evolutionary insights from the genomes of three parasitoid nasonia species.
Science 2010


Coming up:

News:

21/11/19: Speaking at the Molecular Cell Biology group Tandem talk 2019, Lund, Sweden.
          A genomic dating tool for ancient genomes resolves the origins of hundreds of Eurasian genomes.

13/11/19: Invited session chair to the Genomic Medicine 2019 Nordic conference, Copenhagen, Denmark.

7/11/19: Speaking at the Molecular Ecology and Evolution group seminar 2019, Lund, Sweden.
          From ancient DNA to ancient Empires using ancient GPS.

2/11/19: New manuscript: published in bioRxiv by Esposito et al.
         A genomic dating tool for ancient genomes resolves the origins of hundreds of Eurasian genomes


26/10/19: New paper: published in Applied Cancer Research by the GE4GAC group and colleagues.
         Genomics and epidemiology for gastric adenocarcinomas (GE4GAC): a Brazilian initiative to study gastric cancer


14/10/19: Dr. Elhaik was appointed a Senior Lecturer at Lund University, Sweden.

20/9/19: Invited speaker at the Royal Statistical Society North Eastern Local Group meeting, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK.
          From Lost Empires to Modern Cities with TPS and ancient GPS

1/9/19: Invited speaker at the COST Charme Istanbul Summer Training School, Istanbul, Turkey.
          Why all PCA in population genetics are likely wrong?

30/8/19: Speaking at the MetaSUB Meeting 2019, Istanbul, Turkey.
          Microbiome predicts geography on a global scale.

6/8/19: New manuscript: published in bioRxiv by Danko et al.
         Global Genetic Cartography of Urban Metagenomes and Anti-Microbial Resistance


26/7/19: New manuscript: published in bioRxiv by Eachus et al.
         Regulation of neuron-specific gene transcription by stress hormone signalling requires synaptic activity in zebrafish


24/6/19: Speaking at the Yorkshire Universities Evolutionary Group Meeting 2019, York, UK.
          From ancient DNA to ancient cities in 5 seconds.

18/6/19: New popular science article: published in Ancient Origins by Elhaik
         Resurrecting the Ancient Israelites From the Valley of Dry Bones


8/6/19: Speaking on BBC Radio Sheffield on ancient DNA testing and identity.

14/4/19: Launching the Ancient DNA Hub.
          An encyclopedia of ancient people whose genomed have been sequenced.

11/4/19: Invited speaker at King's College, London, UK.
          Can the Microbiome mirror worldwide geography?

9/4/19: Speaking at the 3rd Annual MAQC Society Conference, Trentino, Italy.
          Why all Principal Component Analyses (PCA) in genetics are likely wrong?

11/1/19: New popular science article: published in The Conversation by Elhaik
         Neonatal circumcision could increase the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in babies – new research


11/1/19: New paper: published in Journal of Clinical and Translational Research by Elhaik.
         Neonatal circumcision and prematurity are associated with sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)


6/1/19: Speaking at the Pop group 52 conference, Oxford, UK.
          Temporal Population Structure to date ancient skeletons.

18/12/18: New paper: published in Genes by Esposito et al.
         Ancient Ancestry Informative Markers for Identifying Fine-Scale Ancient Population Structure in Eurasians


15/12/18: Invited speaker at the Europe MetaSUB and Friends meeting, University in Krakow, Krakow, Poland.
          SNPs GPS and towards metagenomics GPS.

16/11/18: New paper: published in Bioinformatics by Elhaik and Ryan
         Pair Matcher (PaM): fast model-based optimisation of treatment/case-control matches


24/10/18: Invited speaker at the Israel Antiquity Authority, Jerusaelm, Israel.
          Unearthing Ancient Ashkenaz using ancient GPS

20/10/18: New popular science article: published in The Hayadan (Hebrew) by Elhaik
         Ashkenazic Jew in the Silk Road


10/10/18: New paper: published in Blood Cancer Journal by Baughn et al.
         Differences in genomic abnormalities among African individuals with monoclonal gammopathies using calculated ancestry.


5/9/18: New popular science article: published in The Conversation by Elhaik
         Ashkenazic Jew's mysterious origins unravelled by scientists thanks to ancient DNA


25/4/18: Interviewed to BBC Sheffield on DNA Day.
          How to find your biogeographical origins

25/4/18: Interviewed to BBC Leicester on DNA Day.
          How to find your biogeographical origins

18/4/18: Interviewed to NPR (USA) on the origin of Jews.
          Members of Whose Tribe?

1/3/18: Invited speaker at the KU Leuven, 2018, Leuven, Belgium.
          Bridging the Gaps to Personalised Medicine

30/1/18: An interview published in Front Line Genomics magazine by Humphrey
          Solving Genomic Mysteries.

30/1/18: Personalized Medicine panel chairman and speaker at the Festival of Genomics, London, UK.
          Taming the skew - controlling for population stratification in drug trials\association studies.

15/1/18: Invited speaker at the University in Krakow, Krakow, Poland.
          Reconstructing the atlas of human migrations from the end of the Ice Age to modern times.

11/1/18: New popular science article: published in Front Line Genomics magazine by Elhaik
          Bridging the Gaps to Personalised Medicine.

28/12/17: Invited speaker at the Israel Police the Department of Investigations and Intelligence, Jerusalem, Israel.
          Harnessing genomics and metagenomics for forensics.

25/12/17: Invited speaker at the Open University, Raanana, Israel.
          Uncovering ancient Ashkenaz with genetic GPS.

20/12/17: Invited speaker at the University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland.
          Taming the skew Empowering medical and population genomics to promote personalized medicine.

5/12/17: Invited speaker at the Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
          Reconstructing the atlas of human migrations (12,000 BC - Modern times).

21/11/17: New paper: published in Genome Biology and Evolution by Elhaik et al.
         The Diversity of REcent and Ancient huMan (DREAM): a new microarray for genetic anthropology and genealogy, forensics, and personalized medicine.


10/11/17: Dr. Elhaik is now a tenured Lecturer.

3/11/17: Dr. Elhaik received a teaching award.







Past funding:


Editorial and reviewership roles:

Editorial Manuscript reviewer Grant reviewer

Biology Direct
Frontiers in Genetics
Genes
Science
Genome Research
Molecular Biology and Evolution
ISMB Proceedings
Bioinformatics
Sceitnific Reports
European Journal of Human Genetics
Genome Biology and Evolution
Frontiers in Microbiology
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
BMC Evolutionary Biology
Human Genetics
PLoS One
Journal of Heredity
Journal of Mathematical Biology
Integrative and Comparative Biology
Medical Principles and Practice
Brain Sciences,
Advances in Anthropology
British Council
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
Medical Research Council (MRC)
The German Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development
The Netherlands Organisation for Health

Contact details:

Mail Address: Lund University, Department of Biology, Sölvegatan 37, 223 62 Lund, Sweden

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