• Gyan Bhanot
  • Gyan Bhanot
  • Professor, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry & Physics
  • Focus Area: Evolutionary and Modern Human Genetics
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    Gyan Bhanot has been a Professor at Rutgers University since 2006 with joint appointments in the Departments of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and Physics. He obtained his PhD in theoretical physics from Cornell University in 1980 and then did research in particle physics and statistical mechanics at Brookhaven Lab, IAS Princeton, ITP Santa Barbara, Florida State University and CERN until 1989. From 1989 - 2006, he worked at Thinking Machines Corporation and IBM Research on parallel supercomputer applications. His current research interests are in Computational Biology and Translational Medicine.


    Publications on PubMed


    Evolutionary Genetics including human migration, phylogeny, disease association studies and patterns of mutations correlated with longevity and complex disease phenotypes.