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Medical Genetics and Genomics

Faculty Research area
Esther Angert
Esther Angert
Comparative genomics of bacterial developmental systems, genomic analysis of symbiotic microbes, molecular evolution
Doug Antczak
Doug Antczak
pregnancy immunology; immunogenetics; equine immunology
Boyko
Adam Boyko
genomic investigation of dogs as a model of genetic disease and evolutionary genetics
Nicolas Buchon
Nicolas Buchon
Host/Microbe relationships and Control of intestinal stem cell behavior in homeostasis and disease
Jonathan Butcher
Jonathan Butcher

Mechanobiology of Development, Developmental signaling reactivation in adult cardiovascular diseases, Tissue engineering and regeneration

Sharon A. Center
Sharon A. Center
liver and kidney diseases of small animals
Yung-Fu Chang
Yung-Fu Chang
mechanisms of infection, particularly leptospira and salmonella
Ruth Collins
Ruth Collins
pharmacology; cancer cell biology; small GTPase regulation of intracellular traffic and cellular growth control
Scott Coonrod
Scott Coonrod
reproductive physiology; molecular and cellular physiology; epigenetic reprogramming during the egg-to-embryo transition; mechanisms by which specific histone modifications are dynamically regulated during hormone-dependent gene transcription in breast cancer cells
Charles Danko, Ph.D.
Charles Danko

Medical Genetics & Genomics and Cancer Biology Research

Matthew DeLisa
Matthew DeLisa
molecular biotechnology; protein biogenesis and folding pathways; protein engineering
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Maria Julia Bevilaqua Felippe
cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in B-cell response; neonatal immunology and response to vaccination; immunomodulation using biologic response modifiers; cancer immunotherapy; characterization of primary and secondary immunodeficiencies
Maria Garcia-Garcia
Maria Garcia-Garcia
developmental biology in mice and flies; genetics of developmental mechanisms that influence embryonic morphology
Michael I. Kotlikoff
Michael I. Kotlikoff
muscle biology; mouse genetics; molecular imaging; ion channels; physiological genomics; cellular signaling; genetic cell sensors; conditional gene targeting
Natasza Kurpios
Natasza Kurpios
tissue morphogenesis; cell shape and architecture; organ development; gut morphogenesis; mammary gland biology; breast cancer
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Brian Lazzaro
Virology, Feline Calicivirus, Mammalian Orthoreoviruses, Virus-host interactions, Effect of viral infection on host cell translation, use of viruses for treatment of cancer, virus entry, broadly neutralizing antibodies
Siu Syliva Lee
Siu Sylvia Lee
molecular genetics of aging; signaling pathways of nutrient sensing; molecular basis of stress response
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Sergiy Libert
Mice; molecular biology of aging, age-associated diseases, cancer, neurodegeneration; anorexia, energy metabolism,
David Lin
David Lin
axon guidance, neurodevelopment, epilepsy, autism, genomics
Vicki Meyers-Wallen
Vicki Meyers-Wallen
inherited canine diseases; reproductive tract disorders
N. Sydney Moise
N. Sydney Moise
arrhythmias; Sudden Death Syndrome; cardiology
Mukai, Motoko
Motoko Mukai
endocrine disrupting compounds; neuroendocrine regulation; reproductive, developmental, and metabolic health effect of toxic compounds found in food
Alexander Nikitin
Alexander Nikitin
Stem cells and cancer. Pathogenesis of ovarian and prostate cancers. Modeling of human disease in genetically modified mice and human organoids.
Kimberly O'Brien
Kimberly O'Brien
calcium metabolism and bone health; control of maternal/fetal nutrient; partitioning and cellular mineral transport; micronutrient status in international settings; development of mass spectrometric methodology; pediatric bone health; pregnancy and mineral metabolism in adolescents
Shu-Bing Qian
Shu-Bing Qian
Translational control of gene expression; signaling pathways in stress response; protein quality control in metabolic diseases.
Dr. Kristy Richards
Kristy Richards
Immuno-oncology, monoclonal antibodies, genetic mechanisms of resistance, personalized medicine, comparative oncogenomics, novel therapeutic development
Dr. Schang holding cat
Luis Schang
Role of cellular protein, lipids, and glycans play in viral infection
John Schimenti, PhD
John Schimenti
Genetics of reproduction and germ cell development; cancer genetics; meiosis; DNA repair; genome manipulation in mice; functional genomics.
Praveen Sethupathy
Praveen Sethupathy

Functional genomics, gene regulation, molecular genetics, gastrointestinal physiology, stem cell biology, metabolic disease      

picture of Kenneth W. Simpson
Kenneth W. Simpson
gastroenterology
Paul Soloway, PhD
Paul Soloway
Epigenetic regulatory mechanisms in mammals
Michael Stanhope
Michael Stanhope
molecular evolution and comparative genomics of infectious disease organisms
Anna Thalacker-Mercer
Anna Thalacker-Mercer

Skeletal muscle metabolic and inflammatory dysfunction; muscle atrophy and hypertrophy in aging and disease; dynamics among amino acids, metabolites, and inflammation in the development of metabolic disease and sarcopenia

Rory J. Todhunter
Rory J. Todhunter
canine hip dysplasia; genetic linkage analysis; osteoarthritis
Tudotira Tumbar
Tudotira Tumbar
basic cellular and molecular mechanisms implicated in cell fate choice and stem cell activity within tissues
Dr. Gary Whittaker
Gary R. Whittaker

Pathogenesis of influenza viruses, corona viruses and arena viruses. Host range and receptors, activation of membrane fusion, macrophage- and neurotropism, anti-viral therapeutics, diagnostic tests, virus-bacteria co-infections

Mariana Wolfner
Mariana Wolfner
Genetic, molecular, developmental, and evolutionary studies of seminal proteins' functions in fertility, and of mechanisms of egg activation and initiation of embryogenesis. We these investigate conserved phenomena in reproductive biology, using primarily the Drosophila model system.
Andrew Yen
Andrew Yen
leukemia; cell growth and differentiation; oncogenes/genetics

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