Gurkirat Baath, Ph.D.



William Barnett  Ph.D.

Clinical and Translational Informatics, Genomics Analyses, High Performance Computing, Privacy and Security

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Daniela Bischof, Ph.D.

Gene Therapy; Production of Lentiviral and Retroviral Vectors for Phase I/II Clinical Trials 

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Lijun Cheng, Ph.D.

Bio-Computational Method Application in Pharmacogenetics & Precision Medicine


Erica Clinkenbeard, PhD.



Kenneth Cornetta, M.D.

Using Viral Based Gene Transfer as a Means of Introducing Genetic Sequences that will Correct Mutations and Ameliorate Disease


Sean Courtney, Ph.D.

Cancer genomics; Next Generation Sequencing; Bioinformatics; Computational Genomics; Genomic Biomarkers of Cancer Biology; Genetic Regulation of Cancer Biology; Cancer Immunology

Paula R. Delk, MS, CGC

Genetics Education, Dysmorphology, and Craniofacial and Skeletal Dysplasia Syndromes

Stephen Dlouhy, Ph.D.

Molecular and Biochemical Genetics; Inherited Human Neurologic Disease; DNA and  Cell Banking; Mouse Model Systems; X-Chromosome Proteolipid Protein Gene


Molly Duman Scheel, Ph.D.

Mosquito Central and Sensory Nervous System Development, including the First-Ever Targeted Genetic Knockdown Studies of Mosquito Neural Development


Tatiana Foroud, Ph.D.

Population Genetics; Complex Disease Gene Mapping


Wayne Forrester, Ph.D.

Mechanisms of Directed Cell Migration in C. Elegans


Hongyu Gao, Ph.D.



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

Mitochondrial Biology and Metabolism; Animal Models of Mitochondrial Dysfunction; Inborn Errors of Metabolism; Clinical Genetics


Bryan Hainline, M.D., Ph.D.

Molecular  Genetics; Inherited Disorders of Mitochondrial Metabolism and  Biogenesis; Molecular Biology of Fatty Acid Metabolism; Trace Metal and  Cofactor Metabolism; Treatment of Prader-Willi Syndrome


Brittney-Shea Herbert, Ph.D.

Molecular Genetics of Breast Cancer; Telomeres/Telomerase; Targeting Telomerase for Therapy; Cancer Predisposition Syndromes


Jennelle C. Hodge

Jennelle C. Hodge, Ph.D., FACMG

Mining of Genomic Data for Genotype and Phenotype Correlation; Genetics of Solid Tumors, Particularly Prostate Cancer and Uterine Neoplasms; Development and Implementation of Innovative Technologies for Molecular and Cytogenomic Clinical Diagnostics


Joyce H. Hurley, Ph.D.

Migraine Pain Pathways, Triggers of Migraine, Progression to Chronic Migraine, Ligand-Gated Calcium Channels, Neurotransmitter Release, Traumatic Brain Injury

Jennifer Ivanovich, MS, CGC 

Cancer Genetics and Genomics, Precision Medicine, Young Adults with Cancer

Janaiah Kota, Ph.D.

MicroRNAs in Human Disease; Liver and Pancreatic Cancers; MicroRNA-Based Therapeutics; Gene Therapy


Melissa Lah, M.D.

Clinical Genetics and Dysmorphology, Birth Defects and Inborn Errors of Metablism


Dongbing Lai, Ph.D.

Population and Satistical Genetics; Bioinformatics and Systems Biology 


Bruce Lamb, Ph.D.

Basic Science of Alzheimer's Disease

Yunhua Liu, Ph.D.

Identify and Develop Novel Strategies to Target Human Cancers with Common Tumor Suppressor Alterations, such as TP53, PTEN, SMAD4 and NF1

Yunlong, Liu, Ph.D.

Using  Computational Approach to Study Regulatory Mechanisms of Gene  Expression from Different Levels, Including Transcriptional Regulation,  Post-Transcriptional Regulation, and Epigenetic Regulation


Xiongbin Lu, Ph.D.

DNA Damage Response, Cancer Genomics, Cancer Metabolism, Tumor Microenvironment


Marcus Miller, Ph.D.

Biochemical Genetics; Diagnosis and Treatment of Inborn Errors of Metabolism; Mass Spectrometry Method Development


Anirban K. Mitra, Ph.D.

Regulation of Ovarian Cancer Metastasis by MicroRNAs and Transcription Factors Induced by the Microenvironment; Regulation of Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells by Cancer Associated Fibroblasts

Nuria Morral, Ph.D.

Diabetes; Hepatic Fatty Acid Metabolism; Gene Targets Antherapeutic Treatments;  Recombinant Adenoviral Vectors; Transgenic Animal Models


Kelly Nudelman, Ph.D.



Heather O'Hagan, Ph.D

Inflammation, Epigenetics, Colon cancer, DNA Damage, DNA Repair 


Victoria M. Pratt, Ph.D, FACMG

Clinical Molecular Genetics, Pharmacogenomics, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Oversight


Sandra Prucka, MS, LCGC

Clinical Molecular Genetics; Telegenetics; Expansion of Clinical Genetic Counseling Services; Return of Individual Research Results


Xi Rao, Ph.D.

Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis, Cancer Genomics, Systems Biology Approaches to Understand Regulatory Mechanisms of Gene Expression


Tae-Hwi Linus Schwantes-An, Ph.D.

Statistical Genetics, Genetics of Complex Diseases, New Methods Development, Genetic Epidemiology


Mary Stuy, M.D.

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, PKU Management, Fatty Acid Oxidation Deficiencies, Newborn Screening Evaluations

Hiromi Tanaka, Ph.D.

Understanding Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Aging and Carcinogenesis


Charles Tessier, Ph.D.

Exploring the Mechanistic Pathways Underlying New Potential Therapies Which May Be Applicable to Both FXS and Cancer; Imaging and Flow Cytometry

Wilfredo Torres-Martinez, M.D.

Clinical Genetics; Dysmorphology; Prenatal Diagnosis; Teratology


Gail H. Vance, M.D.

Molecular Cytogenetics of Germ Cell Tumors and Thymomas; Clinical Cytogenetics; Clinical Genetics and Dysmorphology; Familial Cancer Syndromes; Risk, Studies; and Database


Jun Wan, Ph.D.

Computational Biology and Bioinformatics with Emphasis in Gene Regulation and Epigenetics


Yue Wang, Ph.D.

Understanding  How MSCs Function to Protect the Heart from Ischemia; Development of  Novel and Effective Pharmacological and Molecular Interventions


Stephanie Ware, M.D., Ph.D., FACMG

Disorders of Cardiac Function (Cardiomyopathies) and Structure (Congenital Heart Disease)


David D. Weaver, M.D.

Clinical Genetics; Dysmorphology; Syndromology; Birth Defects; Inherited Disorders; Prenatal Diagnosis; Embryology; Teratology

Kenneth E. White, Ph.D.

Molecular Genetics of Skeletal Disorders; Tumor Induced Osteomalacia; Fibroblast Growth Factor-23; Transgenic Models; Klotho


Xiaoling Xuei, Ph.D.

Focus is to Apply Genomics Technologies to the Study of Human Complex Genetic Disorders, such as Genetics of Alcoholism 


Chi Zhang, Ph.D.

Cancer System Biology; Computational Modeling of Cancer Micro-Environment and Its Association with Genomic Variations


Xinna Zhang, Ph.D.

Protein Phosphatase and Non-Coding RNAs in DNA Damage Response and Human Cancer

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