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Molecular and Human Genetics

Houston, Texas

Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
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Imprinting and Epigenetics

  • Arthur L. Beaudet, M.D.

    Arthur L. Beaudet, M.D.

    Professor, Chair
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-4795
    Neuronal carnitine deficiency as a risk factor for autism; Prader-Willi and Angelman syndrome; genotype-phenotype correlations for CHRNA7; molecular diagnosis in the CLIA lab.
  • Weiwei Dang, Ph.D.

    Weiwei Dang, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    E-mail:
    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.
  • Margaret A. Goodell, Ph.D.

    Margaret A. Goodell, Ph.D.

    Professor (Pediatrics)
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-1265
    Murine and human hematopoietic stem cells; genetic and epigenetic regulation and development.
  • Christophe Herman, Ph.D.

    Christophe Herman, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor; Graduate Education Committee Member
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-2126
    Epigenetic inheritance and phenotypic variability.
  • Aleksandar Milosavljevic, Ph.D.

    Aleksandar Milosavljevic, Ph.D.

    Professor; Graduate Education Committee Member
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-8719
    Genomics, cancer genomics, epigenomics, and bioinformatics.
  • David L. Nelson, Ph.D.

    David L. Nelson, Ph.D.

    Professor; Graduate Education Committee Member
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-4787
    Human genome and disease gene analysis; fragile X syndrome; incontinentia pigmenti; complex genetics.
  • Paul A. Overbeek, Ph.D.

    Paul A. Overbeek, Ph.D.

    Professor (Cell Biology)
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-6421
    Gene regulation in transgenic mice; ocular development; growth factors; insertional mutagenesis.
  • Ignatia B. Van den Veyver, M.D.

    Ignatia B. Van den Veyver, M.D.

    Professor (OB/GYN)
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-4914
    Genetics of X-linked disorders (Aicardi, Goltz and MLS syndrome); Epigenetics; DNA methylation in development; Imprinting in hydatidiform moles.
  • Robert A. Waterland, Ph.D.

    Robert A. Waterland, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor (Pediatrics)
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-0304
    Environmental influences on mammalian developmental epigenetics.
  • Huda Y. Zoghbi, M.D.

    Huda Y. Zoghbi, M.D.

    Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-6558
    Molecular basis of neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders; nervous system development.

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