Speakers: Liz Worthey, PhD

Liz Worthey, PhD

Faculty Investigator
Director of Software Development & Informatics
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology


Dr. Worthey has degrees in Immunology, Genomics, and Genetics and has studied at leading Universities including Glasgow, Birmingham, Oxford, and Stanford Universities, Imperial College London, and the University of Washington. She has more than 20 years of experience in the development and application of tools, methods, and algorithms to extract knowledge from large genomics and other research and clinical datasets. Dr. Worthey performed the first analyses that successfully used genomic data to change medical treatment and together with colleagues built the first Genomic Medicine program in the world. She has been invited to give talks around the world on this topic. At HudsonAlpha she is the head of the Software Development and Informatics (SDI) Group.