Amalio Telenti, MD, PhD
Chief Data Scientist, Scripps Translational Science Institute
Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Amalio Telenti joined The Scripps Research Institutes in November 2017 as professor of genomics in the department of integrative structural and computational biology, and as Chief Data Scientist of the Scripps Translational Science Institute. Previous to these appointments, he was Chief Scientific Officer at Human Longevity Inc. where he led the analysis of the first 10,000 deep sequenced human genomes, as well as the definition of a map of conservation and organization of the regulatory structures in the human genome and a catalog of the human essential genes. Prior to joining Human Longevity Inc., Telenti was faculty member of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland where he established a program of host-pathogen genomics. He is member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, of the Institute Pasteur – Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, and of the Swiss Personalized Health Network.
Telenti graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Oviedo, Spain, and has a doctorate in microbiology from the University of Zaragoza, Spain. He carried out his medical training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Amalio Telenti is an elected member of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences.