On July 7, 2000, David Haussler and his team launched the first working draft of the Human Genome on the internet, ensuring that it would remain in the public domain forever. The Haussler Lab continues disrupting the field of genomics by innovating statistical and algorithmic methods to accelerate our understanding cancer, human development, evolution, and many other areas of active research.

If you are interested in furthering genomics research by donating to the Haussler lab, you can do so here.


UC Santa Cruz is playing a leading role in the emerging field of "precision" medicine that holds great promise in the fight against cancer. Watch the video to find out how.

The Haussler Lab is a cornerstone of modern genomics dedicated to researching the interface of mathematics, computer science, and molecular biology.

UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute
1156 High St, Mail Stop CBSE, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Assistant: Lynn Brazil
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