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 26

Sue Hammoud, PhD

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
May 03

Blake Wiedenheft, PhD

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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