Professor of Molecular Biology at the University of Latvia, Chairman of Latvian Science Council. Since 2000 Jānis Kloviņš focused towards research of human genetics and functions of G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs). In 2005 he founded the research group in LBMC and established the Genome Centre becoming the head of this unit. Since 2006 he led the establishment of Genome Database of Latvian Population, the national biobank. He is also full member of Latvian Academy of Sciences.