Christos Chatzinakos, PhD

Christos Chatzinakos, PhD

  • Research Fellow in Psychiatry


Christos Chatzinakos, PhD, is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Neurogenomics and Translational Bioinformatics Laboratory at McLean Hospital and a research fellow in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is also an affiliate member of the Broad Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University’s Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, and SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Chatzinakos received his PhD in statistics and algorithms from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and completed his first post-doctoral research fellowship in statistical genetics at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Dr. Chatzinakos focuses on statistical/psychiatric genetics with an emphasis on complex genetics. His interests include applying novel methods to better understand high-dimensional and large-scale biological data using a multidisciplinary approach. He performs statistical and bioinformatic analyses using data from multiple high-throughput ‘omic’ platforms, including whole-genome sequencing, genome-wide genotyping, genome-wide expression (including single cell transcriptomics), metabolomic, and proteomic studies.


Education & Training

  • 2007 BS in Mathematics, University of Aristotle, Greece
  • 2015 PhD in Statistics and Algorithms, University of Aristotle, Greece
  • 2016-2019 Post-Doctoral Scholar, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics/Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University


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