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Genome scientist Evan Eichler, PhD, and global health researcher Tulio de Oliveira, PhD, have been named to 2022 TIME100. This is the magazine’s annual list of the hundred most influential people over the past year.

Eichler, professor of genome sciences at the University of School of Medicine and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, was nominated for his work leading the recent effort to complete a gapless human reference genome. de Oliveira, affiliate professor of Global Health, was nominated for his work in detecting emerging pathogens and was among the first to detect the Omicron variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

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