Ananyo Choudhury is a Senior Scientist at the Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Witwatersrand, He is a co-lead of the AWI-Gen consortium analyst team and co-chairs the H3Africa Genome Analysis working group. He has contributed to several recent genomic studies conducted in Africa such as the H3Africa genotyping array design, the H3Africa Whole Genome Sequence Study and the Southern African Human Genome Program. His key interest areas are population genomics and genomics of complex traits. He obtained his basic training in Zoology from the University of Kalyani and a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from the University of Calcutta, India.