Neville Sanjana, Ph.D.
Neville Sanjana is a Core Faculty Member at the New York Genome Center and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology and the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology at NYU. Dr. Sanjana is a bioengineer creating new tools to understand the impact of genetic changes on the nervous system and cancer evolution. His research focuses on pooled screening approaches for functional genomics and using gene editing to create pluripotent stem cell and human neuron models of neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Sanjana is a recipient of the NIH Pathway to Independence Award and is a Next Generation Leader for the Paul Allen Institute for Brain Science. Prior to joining the New York Genome Center and NYU, he was a Simons Postdoctoral Fellow at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. Dr. Sanjana holds a Ph.D. in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from MIT and a BS in Symbolic Systems and a BA in English from Stanford University.