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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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Aging

  • Alison A. Bertuch, M.D., Ph.D.

    Alison A. Bertuch, M.D., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor (Pediatrics); Co-Director of Graduate Program
    E-mail:
    Phone: 832-824-4579
    Basic mechanisms of telomere maintenance, structure, and function and DNA repair in the yeast model organism and human cells; the role of telomere biology in tumorigenesis and bone marrow failure.
  • 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.
  • Paolo M. Moretti, M.D.

    Paolo M. Moretti, M.D.

    Assistant Professor (Neurology)
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-7573
    Genetic and molecular studies of disease pathogenesis in Parkinson's diseases and traumatic brain injury.
  • Joshua M. Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.

    Joshua M. Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 832 824-8976
    Functional genomics of Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease; integrative genetic analyses in humans and Drosophila.
  • Meng Wang, Ph.D.

    Meng Wang, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-1566
    Systemic studies of endocrine and metabolic signaling in promoting healthy aging.
  • Lee-Jun C. Wong, Ph.D.

    Lee-Jun C. Wong, Ph.D.

    Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-1940
    Mitochondrial genetics and function in human diseases, cancer, and aging.
  • Hui Zheng, Ph.D.

    Hui Zheng, Ph.D.

    Professor; Graduate Education Committee Member
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-1568
    Pathophysiological studies of Alzheimer's disease pathways using mouse models.

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