Quantitative and Computational Biosciences Faculty

View QCB faculty spread across various departments at Baylor College of Medicine.

Faculty A-G: Quantitative and Computational Biosciences 

Genevera Allen

Assistant Professor

Dora Angelaki, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1469

Navigation circuits; Multisensory integration; Computational neuroscience

Michael S Beauchamp, Ph.D.

Director of Research

Phone

  • (713) 798-3175

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

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5272

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

Adjunct Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4634

Structural congenital heart defects including abnormalities in laterality and hypoplastic left heart syndrome; Medical population genetics…

Penelope E Bonnen, Ph.D., B.S.

Faculty Senator

Functional genomics, bioinformatics, metabolomics and human genetics of mitochondrial and metabolic disease.

Aladin M Boriek, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6091

Research Interests

William E Brownell, Ph.D.

Jake and Nina Kamin Chair of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences

Phone

  • (713) 798-8540

Research Interests

Rui Chen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5194

Functional genomics of visual system development and diseases; High throughput technology; Bioinformatics

Mary E. Dickinson, Ph.D.

Professor and Kyle and Josephine Morrow Endowed Chair

Phone

  • (713) 798-2104

Vascular remodeling and heart morphogenesis in early vertebrate embryos

Mary K. Estes, Ph.D.

Distinguished Service Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3585

Human mini-gut cultures to understand gastrointestinal virus-host interactions and mechanisms of pathogenesis and immunity

Fabrizio Gabbiani, Ph.D., M.A.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1849

Research Interests

Richard A Gibbs, Ph.D.

Wofford Cain Chair and Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6539

Genome science, human molecular evolution, and molecular basis of inherited disease

Ido Golding, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4193

Biophysics and Computational Biology; Mouse and Rat; Bacteria and Phage; Fly and Worm; Synthetic Biology and Systems Biology…

Yongtao Guan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-0362

Faculty H-M: Quantitative and Computational Biosciences

Susan L Hamilton, Ph.D.

Professor and L. F. McCollum Chair in Molecular Physiology

Neil Hanchard, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-0393

Genetics of complex pediatric disease traits; Methylation and Uniparental Isodisomy; Global health genomics

Frank T. Horrigan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4675

Choel Kim, Ph.D., M.S.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8411

Irina V. Larina, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3974

Biomedical Imaging; Cardiovascular Sciences; Cell and Developmental Biology; Human Disease

Suzanne Margaret Leal, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4011

Statistical genetics; Genetic epidemiology; Method development; Gene mapping and identification; Complex and Mendelian traits, e.g. Hearing Impairment

Wei Li, Ph.D.

Professor/Member

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

Cullen Chair and Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5646

Cognitive computing towards multi-scale data integration and rational design of multi-drug therapies.

Erez S Lieberman Aiden, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6522

Charles Y. Lin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7778

Targeting chromatin and transcription deregulation in cancer

Zhandong Liu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Steven J Ludtke, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-9020

Cryo-electron Microscopy and Tomography; Structural Biology and Macromolecular Assemblies; Protein Structure-Function and Protein Folding…

Jianpeng Ma, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8187

Animal Viruses; Human; Bioinformatics; Nano Medicine and Drug Design; Biophysics and Computational Biology…

Mirjana Maletic-Savatic, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Imaging metabolomics; Neurogenesis

Tsz-Kwong Man, Ph.D., B.S.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-4682

Research Interests

Michael A Mancini, Ph.D.

Professor

Single cell analysis of gene regulation

Aleksandar Milosavljevic, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8719

Genomics; Cancer Genomics; Bioinformatics; Epigenomics

Faculty P-S: Quantitative and Computational Biosciences

Timothy Gerald Palzkill, Ph.D.

Chairman/Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5609

Protein structure/function and functional genomics

Ankit B Patel

Assistant Professor

Paul J Pfaffinger, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3060

B V Venkatar Prasad, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5686

Protein Structure-Function and Protein Folding; Virology, biochemistry, immunology and cell biology of viral and microbial pathogen…

Melanie Samuel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1561

Discovery of new neural development molecules and pathways.; Development of nanoscopic imaging tools and techniques for circuit analysis.…

Buck Samuel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-9110

Microbiome programming of host physiology and development; Systems biology of host-microbe interactions…

Gad Shaulsky, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8082

Functional Genomics; The evolution of social behavior in Dictyostelium; Allorecognition in Dictyostelium; Developmental genetics in Dictyostelium

Chad A. Shaw, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8087

Statistics, Genomics, Systems Biology, Bioinformatics

Joshua M Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7438

Functional genomics of Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease; Integrative genetic analyses in humans and Drosophila

Richard N Sifers, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3169

Glycobiology; Secretory Pathway; Protein Biosynthetic Quality Control; Conformational Disease; Alpha1-antitrypsin Deficiency; Disease Modifiers…

Yongcheng Song, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7415

Drug Discovery, Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Francois St-Pierre

Assistant Professor

Development and application of genetically encoded tools to monitor and control neural activity; High-speed microscopy; Optogenetics; Protein engineering; Synthetic biology

Faculty T-Z: Quantitative and Computational Biosciences

Andreas Savas Tolias, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Francis T.F. Tsai, D.Phil.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8668

Protein Structure-Function and Protein Folding; Structural Biology and Macromolecular Assemblies; Cryo-electron Microscopy and Tomography…

Salih J Wakil, Ph.D.

Distinguished Service Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4783

Bacteria and Phage; Yeast and Dictyostelium; Mouse and Rat; Protein Structure-Function and Protein Folding; Enzymology; Gene Expression and Regulation…

Theodore G Wensel, Ph.D.

Chair

Phone

  • (713) 798-6994

Neuronal Signal Transduction; Cyclic Nucleotides; Phosphoinositides; G Proteins and G Protein-Coupled Receptors; Ion Channels; Mouse and Rat; Human…

Stephen Wong, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Phone

  • (713) 441-5883

Research Interests

Samuel Miao-Sin Wu, Ph.D.

Professor and Camille and Raymond Hankamer Chair in Ophthalmology

Phone

  • (713) 798-5966

Damian Young, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5419

Synthetic organic chemistry; Fragment-based drug discovery; Diversity-oriented synthesis; Medicinal chemistry; Chemical biology

Fuli Yu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7676

E. Lynn Zechiedrich, Ph.D.

Kyle and Josephine Morrow Chair in Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Phone

  • (713) 798-5126

Bing Zhang, Ph.D.

Professor

Bioinformatics; Systems biology; Precision oncology

Ming Zhou, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8444

Membrane Transport Proteins and Membrane Embedded Enzymes