Director, Center for Genomic Medicine and Institute Member, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Mike received undergraduate degrees in Biology and Psychology and a PhD in Human Genetics with a focus in genetic epidemiology and psychiatric genetics. He joined the Center for Genomic Medicine (CGM) of Massachusetts General Hospital, the Department of Neurology in Harvard Medical School, and the Program in Medical and Population Genetics at the Broad Institute as a Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. James Gusella in 2008 to study the genetic etiology of neurodevelopmental disorders, particularly autism spectrum disorders. He was appointed to the faculty of the CGM and Harvard Medical School in 2011 and is now the Director of the Genomics and Technology Core at MGH. He also became a Institute Member at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard in 2018 and is currently the Director of the Broad Structural Variation Group. He is also a faculty member in the Harvard Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) graduate program as well as the Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics (BIG) program. In 2015, Mike received the MGH ECOR Scholars award.