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

A genetic ghost hunt: What ancient humans live on in our DNA?
Discover Magazine, 06/28/2019

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

Humans bred with mysterious species more than once
Biostat News, 03/15/2018