Andrew G. Clark

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Andrew G. Clark
Born1954 (age 68–69)
Alma mater
AwardsNational Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Scientific career
FieldsPopulation genetics
InstitutionsCornell University
Doctoral studentsEmmanouil Dermitzakis

Andrew G. Clark (born 1954) is an American population geneticist. He is currently Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Population Genetics in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics and a Nancy and Peter Meinig Family Investigator at Cornell University.[1][2] He is the current head of the Graduate Computation Biology field.[3] He is also co-director of Cornell's Center for Comparative and Population Genomics and a member of a working group for the National Human Genome Research Institute.[4][1]


Clark received a Bachelor of Science from Brown University in 1976, followed by a Ph.D. in population genetics from Stanford University in 1980.[2] He then worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Arizona State University and the University of Aarhus, before joining the faculty of Penn State University's Department of Biology.[2] Since 2002, he has been a professor at Cornell University.

He was elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1994, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 2012.[2] Clark's laboratory group researches genetic variation and adaptation using both human data and the laboratory model Drosophila melanogaster.



  1. ^ a b "Andrew Clark". Cornell University. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "Clark Lab Website". Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Individual Not Found". Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2010-12-16.
  4. ^ "Home".
  5. ^ "Andrew Clark elected to National Academy of Sciences". Cornell Chronicle. Retrieved 2022-02-12.
  6. ^ "Andrew G. Clark". Retrieved 2022-02-12.
  7. ^ "Andrew G. Clark". American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 2022-02-12.

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