Arang Rhie, PhD
Arang received a BS in computer science in 2009 and MS in bioinformatics in 2011 from Ewha Womans University. She completed her PhD in 2017 at the Genome Medicine Institute, Department of Biomedical Science, Seoul National University College of Medicine. Her dissertation research aimed to build the first high-quality Korean reference genome for use in medical diagnostics. After her post-doctoral training in the Genome Informatics Section at NIH/NHGRI, she is continuing her research as a staff scientist, focusing on the reconstruction and evaluation of true haplotypes from long-read sequencing and other emerging technologies. She is an active member of the Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP), Earth Biogenome Project (EBP), Human Pangenome Reference Consortium (HPRC) and the Telomere-to-Telomere consortium (T2T).