New faces: Arun Sethuraman

New contributor Arun Sethuraman

New contributor Arun Sethuraman

This week we’re pleased to welcome a big group of new contributors to the blog. By way of introduction, I asked each of them to answer a few quick questions about him- or herself. —Jeremy

Who are you? Arun Sethuraman, Postdoctoral Associate/Scientific Programmer

Where are you? Lab of Jody Hey at the Center for Computational Genetics and Genomics, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

What do you study? I am a computational biologist, and I build statistical models and tools for population genetics. I am particularly interested in studying the dynamics of structured populations, genetic admixture, and ancestral demography.

What do you you do when you’re not studying it? I binge-read Man Booker Prize nominees/winners, write short-short stories/monologues/plays on my blog (, bust myths about academics being unfashionable, and bike the Schuylkill trail.

About Jeremy Yoder

Jeremy Yoder is an Assistant Professor of Biology at California State University, Northridge. He also blogs at Denim and Tweed, and tweets under the handle @jbyoder.
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