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Associate Professor, Genetics Adjunct Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Research Interests

Keywords: psychiatric genetics, statistical genetics, genomics, structural variation

Dr Jin Szatkiewicz is Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received BS and MA in biochemistry and molecular biology, PhD in biostatistics, and completed post-doctoral training in statistical genetics and psychiatric genomics.

Dr. Szatkiewicz’s research involves both statistical genetics and psychiatric genomics. She is the principal investigator of NIH K01, R21, and R01 grants focusing on understanding how copy number variation impacts schizophrenia. She has extensive experience in both developing statistical methods and software tools designed to quantify genetic hypotheses and applying these methods to solve real-world problems in psychiatry. Dr Szatkiewicz is an active member of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, the Swedish Schizophrenia Study, and the Genetic Consortium of Anorexia Nervosa.

Mentor Training:

  • Bias 101


Jin Szatkiewicz in UNC Genetics News

Jin Szatkiewicz, MS, PhD