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

  • (832) 822-4280

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

Atul Chopra, M.D., Ph.D.

Caroline Wiess Law Scholar, Assistant Professor

Energy and metabolic homeostasis, asprosin biology, identification of novel disorders of energy balance in humans

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