Andrea Ganna is a FIMM-EMBL Group Leader at FIMM. Previously he did his post-doc with Benjamin Neale at the Analytical and Translation Genetic Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School/Broad Institute and his PhD at Karolinska Institute with Erik Ingelsson. His research interests lie on the intersection between epidemiology, genetics and statistics. Andrea has authored and co-authored both methodological and applied papers focused on leveraging large scale epidemiological datasets to identify novel socio-demographic, metabolic and genetic markers of common complex diseases. He has extensive expertise in statistical genetics and has been working with large-scale exome and genome sequencing data, focusing on ultra-rare variants in coding and non-coding genomic regions.