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 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
New York University
Center for Genomics and Systems Biology
Seminar title: Comprehensive Integration of Single Cell Data