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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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Gene Expression and Regulation

  • 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.
  • Andy Groves, Ph.D.

    Andy Groves, Ph.D.

    Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-8743
    The development, evolution and regeneration of the inner ear.
  • Jason Heaney, Ph.D.

    Jason Heaney, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-1778
    Testicular and colon cancer genetics, stem/progenitor cell maintenance, and mouse models of human diseases.
  • David D. Moore, Ph.D.

    David D. Moore, Ph.D.

    Professor (Cell Biology)
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-3313
    Functions of members of the nuclear hormone receptor superfamily.
  • 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.
  • Rodney Samaco, Ph.D.

    Rodney Samaco, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 832-824-8788
    The genetic and neuroanatomical origin of social behavior.
  • Gad Shaulsky, Ph.D.

    Gad Shaulsky, Ph.D.

    Professor; Director of Graduate Program
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-8082
    Allorecognition, evolution of sociality and functional genomics in Dictyostelium.
  • Pawel Stankiewicz, M.D., Ph.D.

    Pawel Stankiewicz, M.D., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-5370
    Molecular mechanisms and clinical consequences of genomic rearrangements.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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