Sharon Browning

Research Professor, Biostatistics

University of Washington
Box 357232

Seattle, WA -


Research Interests

Statistical methods for large scale genetic data, including genome-wide association data and sequence data


PhD Statistics, University of Washington, 1999

BSc Mathematics, University of Auckland (New Zealand), 1995

In the News

Massive New ‘Human Family Tree’ Includes 27 Million Ancestors
Gizmodo, 02/24/2022

Modern humans inherited even more DNA from Neanderthals and Denisovans than we thought
Gizmodo, 10/17/2019

Tooth analysis suggests Neanderthals and modern humans split apart far earlier than we thought
Gizmodo, 05/22/2019

Multiple lines of mysterious ancient humans interbred with us
National Geographic, 04/11/2019

A blended family: Her mother was Neanderthal, her father something else entirely
The New York Times, 08/22/2018

Ancient bone reveals surprising sex lives of Neanderthals
NPR Shots, 08/22/2018

Humans bred with this mysterious species more than once, new study shows
Washington Post, 03/16/2018