Neuro and Behavioral Genetics

Faculty studying neuro and behavioral genetics

Reid Alisch

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Neurological Surgery
The role of epigenetics in human health and disease processes, particularly in relation to the origins of mental illness.

Anjon Audhya

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Biomolecular Chemistry
Regulation of vesicle biogenesis and membrane transport during development

Qiang Chang

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Medical Genetics and Neurology
DNA methylation-dependent epigenetic regulation of brain functions

Katie Drerup

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Integrative Biology
Neuronal Cell Biology, Neurodegenerative disease, Neurodevelopment

Mary Halloran

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Integrative Biology
Understanding mechanisms controlling development of the nervous system

Akihiro Ikeda

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Medical Genetics
Identifying genes involved in aging, cell proliferation and neovascularization using mouse genetics

Ahmed Mahmoud

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Mammalian cardiac regeneration

Patrick Masson

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Genetics
Genetics of root growth behavior using Arabidopsis thaliana as a model system.

Bret Payseur

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Genetics and Medical Genetics
Speciation, Evolution of Extreme Phenotypes, Recombination

Claire Richardson

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Genetics
Neurobiology, cell biology, aging and stress, genetics, C. elegans

Michael Taylor

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School of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences Division
Regulation of CNS angiogenesis and barriergenesis

Randal Tibbetts

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Human Oncology
Genetic control of DNA replication and repair in mammals. Mechanisms of neurodegeneration in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Han Wang

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Integrative Biology
Molecular and Circuit Mechanisms of Sleep and Behaviors in C. elegans; Development of Novel Genetic Tools

David Wassarman

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Mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration

Donna Werling

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Genetics
Genetic risk for autism and other neuropsychiatric conditions, sex differences in neurobiology and risk for disease

Jerry Yin

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Medical Genetics and Neurology
cAMP/PKA/dCREB2 signaling in sleep, memory formation, neurodegenerative diseases, developmental disabilities

Xinyu Zhao

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Neuroscience
Genetics and epigenetic regulation of neural stem cells and neuronal development