About the Department

Our mission is to create an exciting and collegial environment where world-class research in Genetics and Genomics is translated into improvements in human health through better understanding of the molecular underpinnings of disease.

– Department Chair, Dr. Jeffrey Milbrandt

Our Research Interests

We have traditional strengths in computational biology, genome science, as well as model organism, evolutionary, and human genetics. More recently, our faculty have focused on neurological disorders, cellular bioenergetics, epigenomics, personalized medicine, and genome technology development.

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BJC Investigator Program Seminar

Arjun Raj, PhD.
Associate Professor
Department of Bioengineering
University of Pennsylvania

Connor Auditorium, Farrell Learning and Teaching Center
520 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110

Single Cell Analysis of Therapy Resistance in Cancer


BJC Investigator Program Seminar

Charles A. Gersbach, Ph.D.
Rooney Family Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Investigator, Center for Genomic and Computational Biology
Director, Center for Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering
Duke University

The Department of Genetics

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