Sabeti named Young Global Leader

Distinction given by the World Economic Forum

Assistant Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Pardis Sabeti has been selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. A computational geneticist with expertise studying genetic diversity, developing algorithms to detect genetic signatures of natural selection, and carrying out genetic association studies, Sabeti also serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases and is a senior associate member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. At Harvard, she has developed novel methods to detect natural selection, and applied them to the entire human genome, finding new evidence of human evolution.