Yaniv Erlich

Chief Science Officer at MyHeritage Ltd.

Yaniv Erlich

Yaniv Erlich

Chief Science Officer at MyHeritage Ltd.

Biography

Dr. Erlich, nicknamed the Genome Hacker by Nature journal, brings to MyHeritage unparalleled experience in the field of genomics as Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Computational Biology at Columbia University and as a Core Member at the New York Genome Center. He is also the former principal investigator and a Whitehead Fellow at MIT's Whitehead Institute, founder of DNA.LAND and the principal investigator of the Erlich DNA lab.
Dr. Erlich completed his Ph.D. at the Watson School of Biological Sciences at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in 2010, and has won numerous awards as a cutting-edge scientist, including the Burroughs Wellcome Career Award (2013), the Harold M. Weintraub Award (2010) and the IEEE/ACM-CS High Performance Computing Award (2008). Dr. Erlich has a B.Sc. degree cum laude in Neuroscience from Tel Aviv University.

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Founder at MyHeritage Ltd.

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Co-Founder at Kailos Genetics, Inc.

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President at The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

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Senior Associate Core Member & Director of Cancer Genomics at New York Genome Center, Inc.

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Member, Scientific Advisory Board at Kailos Genetics, Inc.

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Member, Board of Directors at Kailos Genetics, Inc.

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Partner-Investment at Bessemer Venture Partners

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President-Chief Executive Officer at Kailos Genetics, Inc.

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Scientific Co-Founder at Inari Agriculture, Inc.

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Co-Director of the Malaysia-MIT Biotechnology Partnership Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Tel Aviv University (TAU) (Hebrew: ?????????? ???????? Universitat Tel Aviv) is a public university located in Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel. With nearly 30,000 students, TAU is Israel's largest university. Located in Israel's cultural, financial and industrial core, Tel Aviv University is a major center of teaching and research, comprising 9 faculties, 27 schools, 98 departments and 128 research institutes and centers. Its origins go back to 1956, when three research institutes – the Tel Aviv School of Law and Economics, the Institute of Natural Sciences, and the Institute of Jewish Studies – joined together to form the University of Tel Aviv. Initially operated by the Tel Aviv municipality, the university was granted autonomy in 1963. The university also maintains academic supervision over the Center for Technological Design in Holon, the New Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo, and the Afeka College of Engineering in Tel Aviv. The Wise Observatory is located in Mitzpe Ramon.

Career History
Chief Science Officer
2017 - Current

MyHeritage Ltd. operates a family-oriented social network service and genealogy website. The firm also provides family pages, which are personalized websites to enable families to stay in touch, celebrate birthdays, share photos, explore and preserve family history. Its solution, family tree builder, is a tool to set up a family tree and genealogy research that enables user to search for ancestors on the Internet. The company was founded by Gilad Japhet in 2003 and is headquartered in Or Yehuda, Israel.

Associate Professor, Computer Science
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Principal Investigator
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

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Member, Scientific Advisory Board
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Kailos Genetics, Inc. provides personalized health information. Its products include pharmacogenetics panel, custom panels, and blue analytics and blue reporting software. The company was founded by Brian Pollock, Randy C. Bachmeyer, and Troy Moore in 2010 and is headquartered in Huntsville. AL.

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