Alisha Holloway, PhD

In by Olivia Finley

Alisha Holloway is a data scientist with expertise in genomics and statistical analysis of big data. She was an Assistant Professor at UC San Francisco School of Medicine, and was the founding director of the Gladstone Institutes Bioinformatics Core Facility. She earned a PhD focused on molecular evolution at the University of Texas in Austin.

At Phylos, Alisha has returned to her roots in population genetics, where she leads efforts to use modern genomic and molecular breeding tools to study the genetic variation of cannabis, and improve the quality of plants available in the legal market.