Primary Appointments: Molecular and Human Genetics 

Erez S Lieberman Aiden, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6522

Integrating mathematical and physical theory with the invention of new technologies with a central focus on the study of how genomes fold

Benjamin Russell Arenkiel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1960

Molecular genetic studies to investigate mechanisms of neural circuit formation, function, and maintenance

Carlos A Bacino, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 822-4280

Clinical studies in patients with imprinting disorders (Angelman Syndrome), skeletal dysplasias, and genomic disorders

David B. Bates

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7747

Chromosome dynamics, molecular mechanisms of DNA replication, and cell cycle control in E. coli

Arthur L Beaudet, M.D.

Henry and Emma Meyer Chair and Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4795

Neuronal carnitine deficiency as a risk factor for autism; Prader-Willi and Angelman syndrome; Genotype-phenotype correlations for CHRNA7…

Hugo J Bellen, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5272

Mitochondria and neuronal degeneration, and technology development

Weimin Bi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3183

Penelope E Bonnen, Ph.D., B.S.

Associate Professor

Functional genomics, bioinformatics, metabolomics and human genetics of mitochondrial and metabolic disease.

Juan Botas, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5397

Comparative analysis of pathogenic mechanisms in neurodegenerative disorders; Screens for common 'drugable' targets

Lindsay Burrage, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7554

C Thomas Caskey, MD, FACP, FACMG, FRSC

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3174

The genetic basis of schizophrenia and the discovery of schizophrenia disease genes

Rui Chen, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5194

Functional genomics of visual system development and diseases; High throughput technology; Bioinformatics

Chonghui Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

RNA; Alternative splicing; Breast Cancer Metastasis; Clinical Applications

William James Craigen, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8305

Regulation of cellular energy metabolism; Genetic Disorders and Metabolic Disorders; Mouse models of metabolic diseases

Weiwei Dang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1565

Our lab uses yeast replicative aging as a model, together with human primary cell lines and adult stem cells, to study evolutionarily conserved epigenetic mechanisms during aging and development of age-related cancers

Shweta U. Dhar, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.M.G.

Medical Director/Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7764

Connective Tissue Disorders (Ehlers Danlos Syndrome); Diagnosis and management of adults with genetic conditions

Herman A. Dierick, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6865

Genetic and neurobiological mechanism of Drosophila aggression