Eric Lander Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Eric Lander (Eric Steven Lander)

Last Updated: 19 Apr, 2024 | Views: 255

Age: 67

Profession: Scientist

Other Profession(s): Mathematician, Economist, Geneticist

Famous For: 11th Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy

Higher Education: Graduating

Eric Lander Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
03 Feb, 1957 (67 Years 05 Months 11 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New York

Birth District

Birth Sign



Eric Lander Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
On February 3, 1957, Eric Lander was born in New York City, USA. At Stuyvesant High School, where he captained the math team, he graduated in 1974 as valedictorian and earned a silver medal for the United States in the International Mathematical Olympiad. He was awarded the Westinghouse Science Talent Search for a paper he produced on quasiperfect numbers when he was just 17 years old.
Eric Lander Career: 
Eric Lander worked on human genetic variation: 
• Lander has studied non-coding RNAs, human population history, genome evolution, and genetic variation in humans throughout his career. 
• He conducted genome-wide association studies to identify the genes crucial for biological processes.
Eric Lander Early mathematical Career: 
• Lander researched representation theory applications in coding theory as well as combinatorics. 
• Despite his dislike of mathematics, Lander had no desire to lead a life as a "monastic" mathematician.
Eric Lander Human Genome Project
• The first was the Human Genome Project, a disorganized, publicly sponsored project with the goal of freely and unrestrictedly published data collected. 
• The project involved numerous research teams from different nations.
Eric Lander Science Advisor to the President
• Lander was nominated by President-elect Joe Biden, who also declared that he would raise the role to Cabinet status.
• Concerning the sexism allegations and his toast to James Watson, he was also questioned.
Eric Lander Awards: 
• Lander was honored with the American Academy of Achievement's Golden Plate Award.
• Lander was listed as one of Time magazine's 100 most important individuals in 2004.
• The first Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences was to Lander in 2013.
• The Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics was given to him in 2016.

Eric Lander Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 174 cm
In Meters 1.74 m
In Feet & Inches 5'8"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 68 kg
In Pounds 149 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Eric Lander Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Harold Lander

Mother's Name
Rhoda G. Lander

Lori Lander

Arthur Lander




Eric Lander Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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