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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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  • Arthur L. Beaudet, M.D.

    Arthur L. Beaudet, M.D.

    Professor, Chair
    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.
  • Penelope M. Bonnen, Ph.D.

    Penelope M. Bonnen, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Phone: 713-798-4256
    Genomics, population genetics, and genetics of mitochondrial and metabolic disease.
  • Edward Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.

    Edward 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.
  • Richard A. Gibbs, Ph.D.

    Richard A. Gibbs, Ph.D.

    Phone: 713-798-6539
    Genome science, human molecular evolution, and molecular basis of inherited disease.
  • Philip J. Hastings, Ph.D.

    Philip J. Hastings, Ph.D.

    Phone: 713-798-5787
    Mechanism of amplification and genome instability in Escherichia coli.
  • Adam Kuspa, Ph.D.

    Adam Kuspa, Ph.D.

    Professor (Biochemistry)
    Phone: 713-798-4528
    Studies of cell signaling in bacterial recognition and development in the social amoeba Dictyostelium.
  • Paolo M. Moretti, M.D.

    Paolo M. Moretti, M.D.

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

    Jeffrey Rogers, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Phone: 713-798-7783
    Primate models of human disease, especially psychiatric disorders, comparative primate genomics and evolutionary genetics.
  • Susan M. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

    Susan M. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

    Phone: 713-798-6924
    Molecular mechanisms of genome instability in evolution, antibiotic resistance, and cancer.
  • Gad Shaulsky, Ph.D.

    Gad Shaulsky, Ph.D.

    Professor; Director of Graduate Program
    Phone: 713-798-8082
    Allorecognition, evolution of sociality and functional genomics in Dictyostelium.

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