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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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Computational Biology, Population and Statistical Genetics

  • John W. Belmont, M.D., Ph.D.

    John W. Belmont, M.D., Ph.D.

    Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-4634
    Structural congenital heart defects including abnormalities in laterality and hypoplastic left heart syndrome; functional studies of Zic3; genetics of human immune responses; medical population genetics.
  • 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.
  • Rui Chen, Ph.D.

    Rui Chen, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-5194
    Functional genomics of visual system development and diseases; High throughput technology; Bioinformatics.
  • Richard A. Gibbs, Ph.D.

    Richard A. Gibbs, Ph.D.

    Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-6539
    Genome science, human molecular evolution, and molecular basis of inherited disease.
  • Yongtao Guan, Ph.D.

    Yongtao Guan, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-0362
    Statistical genetics/genomics, Statistical and computational methods for next-gen sequencing, Bayesian statistics, and Markov chain Monte Carlo.
  • Adam Kuspa, Ph.D.

    Adam Kuspa, Ph.D.

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

    Suzanne M. Leal, Ph.D.

    Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-4011
    Statistical genetics; genetic epidemiology; method development; gene mapping and identification; nonsyndromic hearing loss.
  • Olivier Lichtarge, M.D., Ph.D.

    Olivier Lichtarge, M.D., Ph.D.

    Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-5646
    Computational and experimental approaches to the impact of variations on protein function and network perturbations.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Marco Sardiello, Ph.D.

    Marco Sardiello, Ph.D.

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

    Fuli Yu, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-7676
    High throughput DNA technologies; Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) data analysis; 1000 Genomes Project.

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