Alice Popejoy

Postdoctoral Scholar
Stanford University

Alice Popejoy is a postdoctoral scholar in the Bustamante Lab at Stanford University, and has a PhD in Public Health Genetics from the University of Washington. She has a professional background in science policy in the California State Senate and United States Congress, and has advocated for broader inclusion of women and under-represented groups in STEM fields at the local, state, and national level. Dr. Popejoy has transitioned to an academic research career and is now an interdisciplinary scholar, bridging computational evolutionary genomics and the ethical, legal, social implications (ELSI) of genomics and genetic technology. At Stanford, Dr. Popejoy is supported by a postdoctoral fellowship from the Center for Computational, Evolutionary and Human Genomics and is an affiliate scholar at Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics. She is also Co-Chair of the Ancestry and Diversity Working Group of the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen) and leads the research efforts of this group.

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