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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Photo: Sebastian Zöllner , PhD

Sebastian Zöllner , PhD

Contact Information


Primary Programs/Services:


  • 2001-2005 Post Doc Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago
  • 2001 Ph. D. Biological Sciences, University of Munich/Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig.

Research Interest:

  • Psychiatric Genetics
  • Statistical Genetics
  • Population Genetics
  • Biostatistics

Academic Appointment:

  • Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Department of Biostatistics

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • A Coalescent approach to study Linkage Disequilibrium between Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms. S. Zöllner and A. von Haeseler, Am. J. Hum. Genet. 66:615-628, 2000
  • Intra- and Interspecific Variation in Primate Gene Expression Patterns. W. Enard, P. Khaitovich, J. Klose, S. Zöllner, F.Heissig et al., Science 296: 340-343, 2002
  • Evidence for extensive transmission distortion in the human genome. S. Zöllner, X. Wen, N. Hanchard, M. Herbert, C. Ober and J. Pritchard, Am. J. Hum. Genet. 70: 673-685, 2004
  • Coalescent-based association mapping and fine mapping of complex trait loci. S. Zöllner and J. Pritchard, Genetics 169: 1071-1092, 2005