Dr. Naughton joined 23andMe at its founding in 2006. Since then he has drawn on his experience in bioinformatics, statistics and genetics to analyze data, develop algorithms and translate scientific research to drive the world's first personal genome service. Among other projects, he has worked on the design of the 23andMe custom chip, and the development of tools related both to risk estimation and ancestry. Brian is a graduate of the Trinity College in Ireland where he worked with Professor Kenneth Wolfe. he worked with Professors Doug Brutlag and Serafim Batzoglou. His thesis work included novel methods for the detection of transcription factor binding sites.