Genetics Faculty

Program Faculty with Active Research Programs

Please note that faculty designated as JAX are located in Bar Harbor, ME. Thesis research under the mentorship of these faculty is conducted at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, ME.

Rajendra Kumar-Singh, PhD, Program Director - Gene therapy for inherited retinal disorders Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Judith Blake, PhD (JAX) - Functional and comparative genome informatics Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Ewelina Bolcun-Filas, PhD (JAX) Double strand break repair in meiosis Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Robert Braun, PhD (JAX) - Cell biology of gamete development Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Rachel Buchsbaum, MD - Rac signaling in cancer metastasis Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Peter Bullock, PhD - Structure-based studies of DNA replication initiation; viral inhibitor design using chemical genetics Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Carol Bult, PhD (JAX) - Bioinformatics and developmental genomics Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Robert Burgess, PhD (JAX) - Molecular mechanisms of synapse formation Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Gregory Carter, PhD (JAX) - Computational approaches to mapping genetic architecture Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Gary Churchill, PhD (JAX) - Genetics of health and disease; new statistical methods for the investigation of complex disease-related traits Send an e-mail  PI Profile 

Brent Cochran, PhD - Glioblastoma stem cells and molecular mechanisms of brain cancer Send an e-mail  PI Profile

John Coffin, PhD - Molecular mechanisms of retrovirus replication, pathogenesis and evolution  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Gregory Cox, PhD (JAX) - Molecular mechanisms of motor neuron disease  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Chengkai Dai, MD, PhD (JAX) - Stress responses in human cancer Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Catherine Freudenreich, PhD - DNA mutation and chromosome fragility Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Mary Ann Handel, PhD (JAX) - Genetic regulation of spermatogenesis and male fertility Send an e-mail  PI Profile

David Harrison, PhD (JAX) - Molecular pathways critical to aging; hematopoietic stem cells and aging  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Victor Hatini, PhD - Genetic approaches to patterning and organ development Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Philip Hinds, PhD - Retinoblastoma pathway in differentiation, senescence, and cancer Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Gareth Howell, PhD (JAX) - Genetic approaches to neurodegenerative diseases  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Gordon Huggins, MD - Molecular genetic mechanisms of cardiovascular development and disease Send an e-mail  PI Profile

John Iacomini, PhD - Immunological responses in transplantation and tissue injury  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Ralph Isberg, PhD - Molecular mechanisms of Yersinia and Legionella pathogenesis Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Simon WM John, PhD (JAX) - Molecular approaches to neural cell death in glaucoma  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Alan Kopin, MD - G-protein coupled receptor function and disease Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Athan Kuliopulos, MD, PhD - Protease activated receptors in vascular biology and cancer Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Carol Kumamoto, PhD - Molecular mechanisms of Candida pathogenesis Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Vivek Kumar, PhD (JAX) - Neural circuits and behavioral abnormalities  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Charlotte Kuperwasser, PhD - Molecular mechanisms of breast cancer development Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Mitch McVey, PhD - DNA repair mechanisms in Drosophila Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Sergei Mirkin, PhD - Repeat sequence stability and disease Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Claire Moore, PhD - Mechanism and regulation of mRNA polyadenylation Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Karl Munger, PhD - HPV-mediated oncogenesis  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Patsy Nishina, PhD (JAX) - Genetics of obesity and metabolic syndrome  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Jose Ordovas, PhD - Genetics of cardiovascular disease Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Alexander Poltorak, PhD - Genetics of innate immunity Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Derry Roopenian, PhD (JAX) - Genetic approaches to autoimmune disease Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Donna Slonim, PhD - Computational analysis of genetic data Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Ana Soto, MD - Control of cell proliferation  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Basile Tarchini, PhD (JAX) - Cell polarity in sensory systems  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

David Thorley-Lawson, PhD - EBV pathogenesis Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Jennifer Trowbridge, PhD (JAX) - Epigenetic regulation of hematopoietic stem cells  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Philip Tsichlis, MD - Molecular mechanisms of leukemogenesis and gene discovery Send an e-mail  PI Profile

David Walt, PhD - Detection of single molecules using optical fiber arrays  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Amy Yee, PhD - Breast cancer, stem cells and transcriptional regulation Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Pamela Yelick, PhD - Genetic analysis of craniofacial and tooth development Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Program Faculty Participating in Teaching

Peter Brodeur, PhD - Control of Ig gene expression Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Mark Ewen, PhD - Mammary gland development and tumorigenesis  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Thereza Imanishi-Kari, PhD - Autoimmune mechanisms in B cells Send an e-mail  PI Profile

F Rob Jackson, PhD - Glia-neuron interactions regulating behavior Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Michael Malamy, PhD - Virulence factors in Bacteroides fragilis   Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Naomi Rosenberg, PhD - Retroviral oncogenesis Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Brian Schaffhausen, PhD - Mechanism of neoplastic transformation Send an e-mail  PI Profile

James Schwob, MD, PhD - Olfactory system development and regeneration  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Erik Selsing, PhD - Molecular mechanisms of Ig class switch recombination Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Henry Wortis, MD -  B cell development, aging and response to infection Send an e-mail  PI Profile

 

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