David Goldstein is Professor of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology and Director of the IGSP's Center for Population Genomics & Pharmacogenetics. Dr. Goldstein received his PhD in Biological Sciences from Stanford University in 1994, and from 1999 to 2005 was Wolfson Professor of Genetics at University College London. He is the author of over 70 scholarly publications in the areas of population and medical genetics. Goldstein's principal interests include human genetic diversity, the genetics of neurological disease, and pharmacogenetics. He is on the editorial boards of Current Biology, Annals of Human Genetics, Molecular Biology and Evolution, and Human Genomics. He is the recipient of one of the first seven nationally awarded Royal Society / Wolfson research merit awards in the UK for his work in human population genetics.