The Wingo Lab is a genetics laboratory at the Emory Unversity's Center for Neurodegenerative Disease and Atlanta Veterans Administration led by Aliza Wingo, M.D., M.Sc. and Thomas Wingo, M.D..


Our lab focuses on understanding the genetic and molecular basis of brain illnesses. Details of ongoing projects are located in the Projects section.

Open Positions

1. Postdoctoral research fellow with experience in statistical genetics, biostatistics, or bioinformatics. [Postdoctoral Research Position]

2. Bioinformatic Scientist with experience with multiple omics data and interest finding molecular contributions to neurodegenerative and mental health conditions of the brain. [Bioinformatic Scientist Position]

Please send a current CV to Aliza Wingo (aliza.wingo at and Thomas Wingo (thomas.wingo at

Lab Culture

Our interests span several scientific and technical disciplines but are firmly focused on helping people lead healthier and happier lives. We welcome all participants, from students to seasoned researchers, regardless of race, religion, gender identification, sexual orientation, age, or disability.