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.

Upcoming Events

Thu 27


September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Oct 04

Yin Shen, PhD

October 4 @ 12:00 pm
WUSTL Office of Sustainability

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Upcoming Special Seminars

Monday, Sept. 24th, 3:30-4:30pm – 6001B Couch Biomedical Research Building

Feng Yue, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Penn State College of Medicine
Director, Bioinformatics Division in the Institute for Personalized Medicine
at Pennsylvania State University

Genetic variation and their impact on gene regulation and 3D genome organization in cancer