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Michael Farkas, Ph.D.

Senior Research Fellow
Michael Farkas, Ocular Genomics Institute

Dr. Michael Farkas received his B.S in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh and his M.S in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University before obtaining his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He went on to do his postdoctoral studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Michael joined the Ocular Genomics Institute in 2011, where he is investigating how mutations in genes that encode the RNA splicing factors cause retina –specific disease through the use of next generation sequencing based transcriptome analyses and laboratory research.

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Phone: 617-573-6446 Email: michael_farkas@meei.harvard.edu