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 25

Yehuda Ben-Shahar, PhD

October 25 @ 12:00 pm
Nov 01

Lavinia Sheets, PhD

November 1 @ 12:00 pm
WUSTL Office of Sustainability

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Upcoming Special Seminars

BJC Investigator Program Seminar

The Department of Genetics

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

Rahul Satija, PhD
Assistant Professor
New York University
Center for Genomics and Systems Biology

Seminar title: Comprehensive Integration of Single Cell Data