Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States


Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of California, San Francisco
PhD from University of California, Berkeley
BS from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Professional Interests

  • Neural Development, Neural Crest Development, Stem Cells and Cancer Biology

Selected Publications

  • Krishnakumar R, Chen A, Pantovich M, Danial M, Parchem RJ, Labosky PA, Blelloch RH.. "Foxd3 regulates developmental timing of gene expression by simultaneously establishing and repressing enhancers.." Cell Stem Cell. 2016
  • Parchem RJ, Moore N, Fish J, Parchem J, Braga T, Shenoy A, Oldham M, Rubenstein J, Schneider R, Blelloch R.. "miR-302 is required for timing of neural differentiation, neural tube closure, and embryonic viability.." Cell Reports. 2016
  • Parchem RJ, Ye J, Judson RL, LaRussa MF, Krishnakumar R, Blelloch A, Oldham M, Blelloch RH.. "Two miRNA clusters reveal alternative paths in late-stage reprogramming.." Cell Stem Cell. 2013
  • Judson RL, Greve TS, Parchem RJ, Blelloch RH.. "MicroRNA-based discovery of barriers to dedifferentiation of fibroblasts to pluripotent stem cells.." Nat Struct Mol Biol.. 2013