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11.05.1984
romero@ut.ee

Career

Institutions and positions
01.01.2020–31.08.2023   
University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics, Senior Research Fellow of Bioinformatics and Medical Genomics (0,20)
01.01.2020–...   
University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics, Senior Researcher (0,20)
01.06.2017–...   
Melbourne Integrative Genomics and School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia., Lecturer in Systems Genomics (1,00)
01.11.2015–01.06.2017   
School of Biological Sciences and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore., Nanyang Assistant Professor (1,00)
01.03.2011–01.10.2015   
Department of Human Genet- ics, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA., Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow, Gilad laboratory (1,00)
01.10.2010–01.03.2011   
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK., Postdoctoral Research Associate, Human Evolution Group (1,00)
 
 
Education
01.10.2006–01.06.2010   
PhD, Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
01.10.2002–01.06.2006   
BA, Biological Sciences with a specialization in genetics (double honors), University of Chicago, Chicago, USA.

Qualifications

Honours & awards
2019, Irene Gallego Romero,
2019, Irene Gallego Romero,
2019, Irene Gallego Romero,
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2018, Irene Gallego Romero,
2015, Irene Gallego Romero,
2011, Irene Gallego Romero,
2006, Irene Gallego Romero,
2005, Irene Gallego Romero,
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.3. Genetics; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: B220 Genetics, cytogenetics

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11.05.1984
romero@ut.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.01.2020–31.08.2023   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli genoomika instituut, bioinformaatika ja meditsiinilise genoomika vanemteadur (0,20)
01.01.2020–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli genoomika instituut, Vanemteadur (0,20)
01.06.2017–...   
Melbourne Integrative Genomics and School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia., Lektor (1,00)
01.11.2015–01.06.2017   
School of Biological Sciences and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore., Dotsent (1,00)
01.03.2011–01.10.2015   
Department of Human Genet- ics, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA., Järeldoktor (1,00)
01.10.2010–01.03.2011   
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK., Järeldoktor (1,00)
 
 
Haridustee
01.10.2006–01.06.2010   
PhD, Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
01.10.2002–01.06.2006   
BA, Biological Sciences with a specialization in genetics (double honors), University of Chicago, Chicago, USA.

Kvalifikatsioon

Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2019, Irene Gallego Romero, Australian Research Council 2020 Discovery Projects. Sole CI; PIs: Prof Murray Cox and Dr. Francois-Xavier Ricaut. Amount funded: AU$ 560,000
2019, Irene Gallego Romero, Melbourne Indonesia Research Partnership Programme. Amount funded: AU$ 10,000
2019, Irene Gallego Romero, Leakey Foundation Project Grant. Amount funded: US$ 23,200
2019, Irene Gallego Romero, University of Melbourne Research Grant Support Scheme. Amount funded: AU$ 35,000
2019, Irene Gallego Romero, University of Melbourne School of BioSciences seed grant. Amount funded: AU$ 20,000
2018, Irene Gallego Romero, Associate investigator, Ministry of Education Academic Research Fund Tier 2 Grant (Singa- pore). Lead investigator: Dr Guillaume Thibault, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Amount funded: SG$ 881,924
2018, Irene Gallego Romero, Marsden Fund grant, Royal Society of New Zealand. Assistant investigator, in collaboration with Prof Murray Cox, Massey University, New Zealand. Amount funded: NZ$ 925,000
2018, Irene Gallego Romero, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, equipment grant scheme. Amount funded: AU$ 87,000
2015, Irene Gallego Romero, Nanyang Assistant Professorship, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). Amount funded: SGD 1,000,000
2011, Irene Gallego Romero, Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship, Wellcome Trust (UK). Amount funded: GB£250,000
2006, Irene Gallego Romero, The Isaac Newton Trust / Cambridge European Trust, University of Cambridge (UK).
2005, Irene Gallego Romero, Jeff Metcalf Fellowship, University of Chicago.
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.3. Geneetika; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: B220 Geneetika, tsütogeneetika

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Population-genetic and functional investigation of high altitude adaptation in the Himalayan populationsArciero, Elena; Haber, Marc; Kraaijenbrink, Thirsa; Asan; Szpak, Michal; Hallast, Pille; Panousis, Nikolaos; Chen, Yuan; Mccarthy, Shane; Romero, Irene Gallego; Yang, Huanming; Jobling, Mark; Van Driem, George; De Knijff, Peter; Ayub, Qasim; Xue, Yali; Tyler-Smith, Chris2020American Journal of Physical Anthropology5.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Ancestry-Specific Analyses Reveal Differential Demographic Histories and Opposite Selective Pressures in Modern South Asian PopulationsYelmen, Burak; Mondal, Mayukh; Marnetto, Davide; Pathak, Ajai K.; Montinaro, Francesco; Romero, Irene Gallego; Kivisild, Toomas; Metspalu, Mait; Pagani, Luca2019Molecular Biology and Evolution1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics;
University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics;
University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics;
University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics;
University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics;
University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Impact of regulatory variation across human iPSCs and differentiated cellsBanovich, Nicholas E.; Li, Yang I.; Raj, Anil; Ward, Michelle C.; Greenside, Peyton; Calderon, Diego; Tung, Po Yuan; Burnett, Jonathan E.; Myrthil, Marsha; Thomas, Samantha M.; Burrows, Courtney K.; Romero, Irene Gallego; Pavlovic, Bryan J.; Kundaje, Anshul; Pritchard, Jonathan K.; Gilad, Yoav2018Genome Research1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
The complicated genetic landscape of skin color in IndiaIliescu, Florin Mircea; Chaplin, George; Rai, Niraj; Jacobs, Guy; Mallick, Chandana Basu; Mishra, Anshuman; Goto, Rie; Tamang, Rakesh; Chaubey, Gyaneshwer; Romero, Irene Gallego; Crivellaro, Federica; Pitchappan, Ramasamy; Singh, Lalji; Mirazon-Lahr, Marta; Metspalu, Mait; Thangaraj, Kumarasamy; Kivisild, Toomas; Jablonski, Nina G.2017American Journal of Physical Anthropology5.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Genetic Variation, Not Cell Type of Origin, Underlies the Majority of Identifiable Regulatory Differences in iPSCs.Burrows, Courtney K; Banovich, Nicholas E; Pavlovic, Bryan J; Patterson, Kristen; Gallego Romero, Irene; Pritchard, Jonathan K; Gilad, Yoav2016PLOS Genetics1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
The Simons Genome Diversity Project: 300 genomes from 142 diverse populations.Mallick, Swapan; Li, Heng; Lipson, Mark; Mathieson, Iain; Gymrek, Melissa; Racimo, Fernando; Zhao, Mengyao; Chennagiri, Niru; Nordenfelt, Susanne; Tandon, Arti; Skoglund, Pontus; Lazaridis, Iosif; Sankararaman, Sriram; Fu, Qiaomei; Rohland, Nadin; Renaud, Gabriel; Erlich, Yaniv; Willems, Thomas; Gallo, Carla; Spence, Jeffrey P ... Reich, David2016Nature1.1.Estonian Biocentre;
University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
A panel of induced pluripotent stem cells from chimpanzees: a resource for comparative functional genomicsRomero, Irene Gallego; Pavlovic, Bryan J.; Hernando-Herraez, Irene; Zhou, Xiang; Ward, Michelle C.; Banovich, Nicholas E.; Kagan, Courtney L.; Burnett, Jonathan E.; Huang, Constance H.; Mitrano, Amy; Chavarria, Claudia I.; Ben-Nun, Inbar Friedrich; Li, Yingchun; Sabatini, Karen; Leonardo, Trevor R.; Parast, Mana; Marques-Bonet, Tomas; Laurent, Louise C.; Loring, Jeanne F.; Gilad, Yoav2015eLife1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Global diversity, population stratification, and selection of human copy number variation.Sudmant, P.H.; Mallick, S.; Nelson, B.J.; Hormozdiari, F.; Krumm, N.; Huddleston, J.; Coe, B.P.; Baker, C.; Nordenfelt, S.; Bamshad, M.; Jorde, L.B.; Posukh, O.L.; Sahakyan, H.; Watkins, W.S.; Yepiskoposyan, L.; Abdullah, M.S.; Bravi, C.M.; Capelli, C.; Hervig, T.; Wee, J.T. ... Eichler, E.E.2015Science1.1.Estonian Biocentre;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Chair of Evolutionary Biology
Increased Risk of Genetic and Epigenetic Instability in Human Embryonic Stem Cells Associated with Specific Culture ConditionsGaritaonandia, Ibon; Amir, Hadar; Boscolo, Francesca Sesillo; Wambua, Gerald K.; Schultheisz, Heather L.; Sabatini, Karen; Morey, Robert; Waltz, Shannon; Wang, Yu-Chieh; Tran, Ha; Leonardo, Trevor R.; Nazor, Kristopher; Slavin, Ileana; Lynch, Candace; Li, Yingchun; Coleman, Ronald; Romero, Irene Gallego; Altun, Gulsah; Reynolds, David; Dalton, Stephen ... Laurent, Louise C.2015PLOS ONE1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Ancient human genomes suggest three ancestral populations for present-day EuropeansLazaridis, Iosif; Patterson, Nick; Mittnik, Alissa; Renaud, Gabriel; Mallick, Swapan; Kirsanow, Karola; Sudmant, Peter H.; Schraiber, Joshua G.; Castellano, Sergi; Lipson, Mark; Berger, Bonnie; Economou, Christos; Bollongino, Ruth; Fu, Qiaomei; Bos, Kirsten I.; Nordenfelt, Susanne; Li, Heng; de Filippo, Cesare; Pruefer, Kay; Sawyer, Susanna ... Krause, Johannes2014Nature1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
RNA-seq: impact of RNA degradation on transcript quantificationRomero, Irene Gallego; Pai, Athma A.; Tung, Jenny; Gilad, Yoav2014BMC Biology1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
A general linear model-based approach for inferring selection to climateRaj, Srilakshmi M.; Pagani, Luca; Romero, Irene Gallego; Kivisild, Toomas; Amos, William2013BMC Genetics1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Evolution of the Pygmy Phenotype: Evidence of Positive Selection from Genome-wide Scans in African, Asian, and Melanesian PygmiesMigliano, Andrea Bamberg; Romero, Irene Gallego; Metspalu, Mait; Leavesley, Matthew; Pagani, Luca; Antao, Tiago; Huang, Da-Wei; Sherman, Brad T.; Siddle, Katharine; Scholes, Clarissa; Hudjashov, Georgi; Kaitokai, Elton; Babalu, Avis; Belatti, Maggie; Cagan, Alex; Hopkinshaw, Bryony; Shaw, Colin; Nelis, Mari; Metspalu, Ene; Maegi, Reedik ... Kivisild, Toomas2013Human Biology1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
The Light Skin Allele of SLC24A5 in South Asians and Europeans Shares Identity by Descent Basu Mallick, C; Iliescu, FM; Möls, M, Hill; S, Tamang, R; Chaubey, G; Goto, R; Ho, SY; Gallego Romero, I; Crivellaro, F; Hudjashov, G; Rai, N; Metspalu, M; Mascie-Taylor, CG; Pitchappan, R; Singh, L; Mirazon-Lahr, M; Thangaraj, K; Villems, R; Kivisild, T.2013PLOS Genetics1.1.Estonian Biocentre;
University of Tartu;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Chair of Mathematical Statistics;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Chair of Evolutionary Biology;
University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Variation at Diabetes- and Obesity-Associated Loci May Mirror Neutral Patterns of Human Population Diversity and Diabetes Prevalence in IndiaRaj, Srilakshmi M.; Halebeedu, Pradeep; Kadandale, Jayarama S.; Lahr, Marta Mirazon; Romero, Irene Gallego; Yadhav, Jamuna R.; Iliescu, Mircea; Rai, Niraj; Crivellaro, Federica; Chaubey, Gyaneshwer; Villems, Richard; Thangaraj, Kumarasamy; Muniyappa, Kalappagowda; Chandra, H. Sharat; Kivisild, Toomas2013Annals of Human Genetics1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
A Systematic Survey of Loss-of-Function Variants in Human Protein-Coding GenesMacArthur, Daniel G.; Balasubramanian, Suganthi; Frankish, Adam; Huang, Ni; Morris, James; Walter, Klaudia; Jostins, Luke; Habegger, Lukas; Pickrell, Joseph K.; Montgomery, Stephen B.; Albers, Cornelis A.; Zhang, Zhengdong D.; Conrad, Donald F.; Lunter, Gerton; Zheng, Hancheng; Ayub, Qasim; DePristo, Mark A.; Banks, Eric; Hu, Min; Handsaker, Robert E. ... Tyler-Smith, Chris2012Science1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Comparative studies of gene expression and the evolution of gene regulationRomero, Irene Gallego; Ruvinsky, Ilya; Gilad, Yoav2012Nature Reviews Genetics1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Ethiopian Genetic Diversity Reveals Linguistic Stratification and Complex Influences on the Ethiopian Gene PoolPagani, Luca; Kivisild, Toomas; Tarekegn, Ayele; Ekong, Rosemary; Plaster, Chris; Romero, Irene Gallego; Ayub, Qasim; Mehdi, S. Qasim; Thomas, Mark G.; Luiselli, Donata; Bekele, Endashaw; Bradman, Neil; Balding, David J.; Tyler-Smith, Chris2012American Journal of Human Genetics1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Exploration of signals of positive selection derived from genotype-based human genome scans using re-sequencing dataHu, Min; Ayub, Qasim; Guerra-Assuncao, Jose Afonso; Long, Quan; Ning, Zemin; Huang, Ni; Romero, Irene Gallego; Mamanova, Lira; Akan, Pelin; Liu, Xin; Coffey, Alison J.; Turner, Daniel J.; Swerdlow, Harold; Burton, John; Quail, Michael A.; Conrad, Donald F.; Enright, Anton J.; Tyler-Smith, Chris; Xue, Yali2012Human Genetics1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Herders of Indian and European Cattle Share Their Predominant Allele for Lactase PersistenceRomero, Irene Gallego; Mallick, Chandana Basu; Liebert, Anke; Crivellaro, Federica; Chaubey, Gyaneshwer; Itan, Yuval; Metspalu, Mait; Eaaswarkhanth, Muthukrishnan; Pitchappan, Ramasamy; Villems, Richard; Reich, David; Singh, Lalji; Thangaraj, Kumarasamy; Thomas, Mark G.; Swallow, Dallas M.; Lahr, Marta Mirazon; Kivisild, Toomas2012Molecular Biology and Evolution1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Shared and Unique Components of Human Population Structure and Genome-Wide Signals of Positive Selection in South Asia (vol 90, pg 731, 2011)Metspalu, Mait; Romero, Irene Gallego; Yunusbayev, Bayazit; Chaubey, Gyaneshwer; Mallick, Chandana Basu; Hudjashov, Georgi; Nelis, Mari; Maegi, Reedik; Metspalu, Ene; Remm, Maido; Pitchappan, Ramasamy; Singh, Lalji; Thangaraj, Kumarasamy; Villems, Richard; Kivisild, Toomas2012American Journal of Human Genetics6.8.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Immunotherapy eradicates metastases with reversible defects in MHC class I expression.Garrido, Cristina; Romero, Irene; Berruguilla, Enrique; Cancela, Bárbara; Algarra, Ignacio; Collado, Antonia; García-Lora, Angel; Garrido, Federico2011Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy : Cii1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Population Genetic Structure in Indian Austroasiatic Speakers: The Role of Landscape Barriers and Sex-Specific AdmixtureChaubey, Gyaneshwer; Metspalu, Mait; Choi, Ying; Maegi, Reedik; Romero, Irene Gallego; Soares, Pedro; van Oven, Mannis; Behar, Doron M.; Rootsi, Siiri; Hudjashov, Georgi; Mallick, Chandana Basu; Karmin, Monika; Nelis, Mari; Parik, Jueri; Reddy, Alla Goverdhana; Metspalu, Ene; van Driem, George; Xue, Yali; Tyler-Smith, Chris; Thangaraj, Kumarasamy ... Kivisild, Toomas2011Molecular Biology and Evolution1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Virus-induced gene silencing in detached tomatoes and biochemical effects of phytoene desaturase gene silencing.Romero, Irene; Tikunov, Yury; Bovy, Arnaud2011Journal of Plant Physiology1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics
Traces of sub-Saharan and Middle Eastern lineages in Indian Muslim populationsEaaswarkhanth, Muthukrishnan; Haque, Ikramul; Ravesh, Zeinab; Romero, Irene Gallego; Meganathan, Poorlin Ramakodi; Dubey, Bhawna; Khan, Faizan Ahmed; Chaubey, Gyaneshwer; Kivisild, Toomas; Tyler-Smith, Chris; Singh, Lalji; Thangaraj, Kumarasamy2010European Journal of Human Genetics1.1.University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics