Research Faculty | Clinical Faculty | Clinical Lab Faculty | Core Lab FacultyAdjunct Faculty | Emeritus Faculty

 

Research Faculty

Jake Chen, Ph.D.

Jake Chen, Ph.D.

Professor

Areas of Interest
Systems biology, data mining, advanced visual analytics for complex human disease applications.

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Zechen Chong, Ph.D.

Zechen Chong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 

Areas of Interest 
Genomics, Bioinformatics, Structural variations, Genomic algorithms

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Anindya Dutta, Ph.D.

Anindya Dutta, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Genetics

Professor

Areas of Interest
Bioinformatics and Genomics, Biotechnology, Cancer Biology, Epigenetics, Molecular Biology

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Mick Edmonds, Ph.D.

Mick Edmonds, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
Cancer genetics

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John Hartman, M.D.

John Hartman, M.D.

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
Yeast phenomic analysis for modeling genetic networks that buffer disease

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Kai Jiao, M.D., Ph.D.

Kai Jiao, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Research

Professor

Areas of Interest
Genetic and epigenetic regulation of heart development

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Robert A. Kesterson, Ph.D.

Robert A. Kesterson, Ph.D.

Professor

Areas of Interest
Hypothalamic control of feeding behavior

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Andre Leier, Ph.D.

Andre Leier, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
Computational Biomedicine, Disease Modelling, Membrane Biophysics, Bioinformatics

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Runhua (Runa) Liu, Ph.D.

Runhua (Runa) Liu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
Cancer genetics

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Tatiana Marquez-Lago, Ph.D.

Tatiana Marquez-Lago, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
Host-microbiota interactions, antimicrobial resistance, chromatin conformation and gene expression (interdisciplinary research involving ‘wet’ experimental and ‘dry’ mathematical and computational work).

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Katsuri Mitra, Ph.D.

Katsuri Mitra, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
Mitochondrial structure-function

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Keshav Singh, Ph.D.

Keshav Singh, Ph.D.

Professor

Areas of Interest
Cancer genetics

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Deeann Wallis-Schultz, Ph.D.

Deeann Wallis-Schultz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
Neurofibromatosis drug discovery

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Lizhong Wang, Ph.D.

Lizhong Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
Molecular genetics

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Clinical Faculty

Ali Al-Beshri, MBBS

Ali Al-Beshri, MBBS

Assistant Professor
S. Joy Dean, M.D.

S. Joy Dean, M.D.

Assistant Professor

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Anna Chesson Edens Hurst, M.D.

Anna Chesson Edens Hurst, M.D.

Program Director, Medical Genetics Residency Program

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
Clinical genetics, dysmorphology, Undiagnosed Disease Program

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Bruce R. Korf, M.D., Ph.D.

Bruce R. Korf, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Genomic Medicine and Chief Genomics Officer

Professor

Areas of Interest
Neurofibromatosis type 1

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Nathaniel H. Robin, M.D.

Nathaniel H. Robin, M.D.

Director, Clinical Services

Professor

Areas of Interest
Clinical Genetics (Craniofacial Genetics)

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Clinical Lab Faculty

Andrew J. Carroll, Ph.D.

Andrew J. Carroll, Ph.D.

Professor

Areas of Interest
Cancer cytogenetics, chromosome polymorphisms, clinical cytogenetics

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Juan Dong, M.D., Ph.D.

Juan Dong, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Fady Mikhail, M.D., Ph.D.

Fady Mikhail, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Areas of Interest
Clinical cytogenetics; cancer cytogenetics; FISH; array CGH

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Jon Daniel Sharer, Ph.D.

Jon Daniel Sharer, Ph.D.

Professor

Areas of Interest
Biochemical genetics

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Core Lab Faculty

David Crossman, Ph.D.

David Crossman, Ph.D.

Professor

Areas of Interest
Servicing the UAB community in their Big Data analytical needs

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Michael Crowley, Ph.D.

Michael Crowley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Laura Lambert, Ph.D.

Laura Lambert, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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Adjunct Faculty

Absher, Devin M., Ph.D.

Barsh, Greg, M.D., Ph.D.

Cooper, Gregory, Ph.D.

Cooper, Sara, Ph.D.

Han, Jian, M.D., Ph.D.

Lamb, Neil E., Ph.D.

McDonald, Merry-Lynn, Ph.D.

Swaminathan, Kankshita, Ph.D.

Levy, Shawn, Ph.D.

Myers, Richard M., Ph.D.

 

Emeritus Faculty

Finley, Wayne H., M.D., Ph.D.

Trenton R. Schoeb, DVM, Ph.D.