Douglas Ruderfer Ph.D
douglas.ruderfer (at)
Curriculum Vitae

Formally trained in computational biology and genetics, I received my BS in computer engineering and MS in computer science from The Johns Hopkins University and my PhD in genetics from Cardiff University. I am currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Genetic Medicine at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

Current Lab Members


Walsh Lab – Predictive Analytics
Capra Lab – Evolutionary and Computational Genomics
Talkowski Lab – Structural Variation and Neuropsychiatric Disorders
The Psychiatric Genomics Consortium
The CommonMind Consortium
The Center for Precision Medicine

Awards and Honors

Associate Member the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Travel Award 2015
UK Alumni Award Finalist 2015