We study how the human genomes varies in structure and sequence and how this genetic variation influences molecular phenotypes in cells and disease risk in human populations.


11/26/14: “Discovery of a common pre-cancerous state in the blood” in Time, Boston Globe and Harvard Gazette.

11/26/14: Paper “Clonal hematopoiesis and blood-cancer risk inferred from blood DNA sequence” by Genovese et al

                in NEJM. (Press)

11/18/14: Marching to our own sequences in HMS news.

11/13/14: Paper “Genetic variation in human DNA replication timing” by Koren et al in Cell.

11/07/14: Linda Boettger received Ph.D. for her work in the lab.

07/22/14: Historic support for research on psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

06/30/14: Aswin Sekar received Ph.D. for his work in the lab.

05/27/14: Perspective “Genome-scale neurogenetics: methodology and meaning” in Nature Neuroscience.

01/17/14: Paper “Random replication of the inactive X chromosome” in Genome Research.

11/06/13: Avery Davis aced her PQE!

11/02/13: Perspective “Our Fallen Genomes” in Science.

10/31/13: Perspective “Progress in the Genetics of Polygenic Brain Disorders: Significant New Challenges

                for Neurobiology” in Neuron.

08/08/13: Paper “Latino genomes point way to hidden DNA: 20 million base pairs mapped” by Genovese et al

                in AJHG. (Press)

08/01/13: Perspective “Of Rats and Men” in Cell.

07/15/13: Graduate student Avery Davis joined the lab.

02/24/13: Paper “Using population admixture to help complete maps of the human genome” by Genovese et al

                in Nature Genetics. (Press)

11/21/12: Paper “Differential relationship of DNA replication timing to different forms of human mutation and variation”,

                by Koren et al is published in AJHG.

7/16/12: Postdoc Sulagna Ghosh joined the lab.

7/10/12: McCarroll lab in Harvard Medical School News.

7/01/12: Boettger et al published in Nature Genetics. Congratulations to Linda, Bob, Mike, and Steve.

        McCarroll Lab

        Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School