Appointments A-L: Molecular and Human Genetics

Kjersti Marie Aagaard, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Microbiome interactions to preterm birth; The in utero environment and epigenetics in fetal programming and development

Christie Mitchell Ballantyne, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5034

Clinical and translational research in patients with hereditary lipid disorders for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease and genetic epidemiology related to lipids and cardiovascular disease

Alison Ann Bertuch, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-4579

Basic mechanisms of telomere maintenance, structure, and function and DNA repair in the yeast model organism and human cells…

Malcolm K Brenner, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-4671

Use of gene therapy to improve responses to cancer

Edward C Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4939

Voltage-gated sodium and potassium channel diseases of the axon: evolution, mechanisms, animal models, and therapeutics; Epilepsy and seizures…

Mauro Costa-Mattioli, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Cullen Foundation Endowed Chair

Phone

  • (713) 798-8913

Cellular and molecular mechanism of memory storage

Mary E. Dickinson, Ph.D.

Professor and Kyle and Josephine Morrow Endowed Chair

Phone

  • (713) 798-2104

Vascular remodeling and heart morphogenesis in early vertebrate embryos

Ido Golding, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4193

Biophysics and Computational Biology; Mouse and Rat; Bacteria and Phage; Fly and Worm; Synthetic Biology and Systems Biology…

Margaret A Goodell, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1265

Murine and human hematopoietic stem cells; Genetic and epigenetic regulation and development.

Kendal D Hirschi, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7011

Nutritional improvement of agriculturally important crops

Adam Kuspa, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1060

Dictyostelium host-pathogen interactions

Appointments M-Z: Molecular and Human Genetics

Martin M. Matzuk, M.D., Ph.D.

Stuart A. Wallace Chair and Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6451

David Moore, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3313

Functions of members of the nuclear hormone receptor superfamily

Paolo M. Moretti, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7573

Neurogenetics; Movement Disorders; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Genetic and molecular studies of disease pathogenesis in Parkinson’s disease…

Jeffrey L Noebels, M.D., Ph.D.

Cullen Trust for Health Care Endowed Chair in Neurogenetics

Phone

  • (713) 798-5860

Gene control of neuronal excitability within the developing mammalian CNS; Inherited neurological diseases; Epilepsy

Paul Overbeek, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6421

Gene regulation in transgenic mice; Ocular development; Growth factors; Insertional mutagenesis

Donald Williams Parsons, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-4643

Clinical application of genome sequencing in pediatric cancer care; Molecular characterization of pediatric cancers

Sharon E Plon, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-4251

Cancer predisposition syndromes; Mechanisms of genomic instability and use of genome sequencing in clinical medicine

Noah Freeman Shroyer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8693

Mechanisms that control intestinal development and homeostasis; Human Enteroids

Ignatia Barbara Van den Veyver, M.D.

Professor

Genetics and epigenetics of reproductive disorders; Aicardi syndrome; prenatal gene-environment interactions; prenatal genetics

James Versalovic, M.D., Ph.D.

Milton J. Finegold Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-3710

Microbial Genomics, Human Microbiome and Metagenomics, Mucosal Immunity, Gut Inflammation and Intestinal Neoplasia

Cheryl Walker, Ph.D.

Director

Phone

  • (713) 798-8219

Robert A Waterland, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-0304

Environmental influences on mammalian developmental epigenetics

Mingshan Xue, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-8109

Cortical circuit function and development in health and disease