Jake Hall, M.S.

Mr. Jacob Hall is a graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Will Bush at Case Western Reserve University. Jake earned his Bachelor of Science in 2008 majoring in biology from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN. He was admitted to the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program at Vanderbilt University where he became interested in human genetics, and subsequently earned an Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Computational Biology. Jake is currently earning a PhD in the Graduate Program for Human Genetics from Vanderbilt University (mentored by Will Bush at CWRU). Jake's dissertation research is focused on dissecting the genetic architecture of age-related macular degeneration using new statistical and bioinformatics techniques.