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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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Nutrition and Metabolism

  • Penelope M. Bonnen, Ph.D.

    Penelope M. Bonnen, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-4256
    Genomics, population genetics, and genetics of mitochondrial and metabolic disease.
  • Chester Brown, M.D., Ph.D.

    Chester Brown, M.D., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-7418
    Genetic and genomic contributions to obesity and nutrient metabolism.
  • William J. Craigen, M.D., Ph.D.

    William J. Craigen, M.D., Ph.D.

    Professor; Graduate Education Committee Member
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-8305
    Regulation of cellular energy metabolism; mouse models of metabolic diseases.
  • Brett Graham, M.D., Ph.D.

    Brett Graham, M.D., Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-6209
    Genetics of inborn errors of metabolism; genetic models of mitochondrial disease in Drosophila and mice.
  • Kendal D. Hirschi, Ph.D.

    Kendal D. Hirschi, Ph.D.

    Professor (Pediatrics)
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-7011
    Analysis of nutrient and metal transporters in Arabidopsis and agriculturally important crops.
  • Brendan Lee, M.D., Ph.D.

    Brendan Lee, M.D., Ph.D.

    Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-8835
    Developmental genetics of the skeleton and human skeletal dysplasias; development of helper-dependent adenoviral gene therapy for immune modulation, inborn errors of metabolism, and skeletal diseases; Clinical research into the diagnosis, intervention, and treatment of metabolic and skeletal diseases.
  • Michael L. Metzker, Ph.D.

    Michael L. Metzker, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-7565
    Next-generation sequencing technology development; genetic variation studies associated with ketosis-prone diabetes; methods development in HIV forensics.
  • 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.
  • Susan M. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

    Susan M. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

    Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-6924
    Molecular mechanisms of genome instability in evolution, antibiotic resistance, and cancer.
  • Marco Sardiello, Ph.D.

    Marco Sardiello, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-8521
    Regulatory networks of cell metabolism and neurological disorders.
  • James Versalovic, M.D., Ph.D.

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

    Professor (Pathology)
    E-mail:
    Phone: 832-824-2213
    Genomics of Gut Microbes, Intestinal Microbiome, Mucosal Immunity, Gut Inflammation, and Colorectal Cancer.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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