Arslan Zaidi, PhD

Assistant Professor Institute for Health Informatics

Arslan Zaidi

United States

Arslan is an assistant professor in the Department of Genetics, Cell, and Developmental Biology. He received his PhD in Genetics, with a minor in Statistics, from Penn State with Mark Shriver in 2016. He was a postdoc with Kateryna Makova at Penn State (2016-2018) and then an NIH K99/R00 postdoc with Iain Mathieson at the University of Pennsylvania (2019-2022). Arslan is interested in using theoretical and computational approaches to study how evolutionary history shapes the genetic architecture of disease risk in humans. You can read about his research on his lab's website."