Brunilda Balliu

Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California Los Angeles

Dr Balliu is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Computational Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She obtained a BSc. in Statistics from the Athens University of Economics and Business in Greece and a Ph.D. in Statistical Genetics from the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jeanine Houwing-Duistermaat and Stefan Boehringer. She did her postdoctoral research at Stanford University with Stephen Montgomery, focusing on methods to understand the role of inherited variation on molecular and complex traits. She joined UCLA in 2018 as an Independent Fellow in the Department of Computational Medicine and later as a faculty in the Departments of Pathology and Computational Medicine.