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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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Fly and Worm

  • Hugo J. Bellen, D.V.M., Ph.D.

    Hugo J. Bellen, D.V.M., Ph.D.

    Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-5272
    Genetic and molecular analysis of neurotransmitter release, neural development, and neuronal degeneration in Drosophila.
  • Juan Botas, Ph.D.

    Juan Botas, Ph.D.

    Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-5397
    Comparative analysis of pathogenic mechanisms in neurodegenerative disorders. Screens for common 'drugable' targets.
  • 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.
  • Herman A. Dierick, M.D.

    Herman A. Dierick, M.D.

    Assistant Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-6865
    Genetic and neurobiological mechanism of Drosophila aggression.
  • 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.
  • Hamed Jafar-Nejad, M.D.

    Hamed Jafar-Nejad, M.D.

    Assistant Professor
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-6159
    Contribution of protein O-glycosylation to Notch signaling, animal development and human disease.
  • Graeme Mardon, Ph.D.

    Graeme Mardon, Ph.D.

    Professor; Co-Director of Graduate Program
    E-mail:
    Phone: 713-798-8731
    Retinal cell fate determination, development, and function in Drosophila and vertebrates.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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