Prof. Stylianos Antonarakis, Switzerland

Professor Stylianos Antonarakis is the Director of the Division of Medical Genetics at the University of Geneva in Switzerland. Before moving to Geneva he was a professor at Johns Hopkins University in the USA. His lab participates in many projects involving the genetics of monogenic and polygenic disorders as well as the annotation of the human genome and particularly of human chromosome 21. He is on the editorial board of many high profile journals such as Genome Research and Genomics and has recently served as president of the European Society for Human Genetics.