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

Sep 06

HOLDING for Chairman

September 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sep 13

Eric Batchelor, PhD

September 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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