Dr. Kauwe is an Associate Professor and Associate Department Chair of Biology and coordinator of the Bioinformatics Program at Brigham Young University. He specializes in processing and analysis of genetic data and has published over 100 peer reviewed papers. Dr. Kauwe recently served a panelist for the NIH Summit on Alzheimer’s disease and as the Scientific Lead for the SAGE AD Challenge. He is currently a Senior Editor for the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia.

His research leverages novel phenotypes and approaches to characterize the genetic architecture of Alzheimer’s disease with the ultimate goal of finding a cure. Research in the lab also includes studies on prevention, diagnosis, and the genetic basis of rheumatic heart disease and the use of genomics to address evolutionary questions in several species of fish and reptiles.

Contact Dr. Kauwe
4146 LSB Provo, UT 84602
Phone: 801-422-2993
Fax: 801-422-0900
kauwe@byu.edu