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

Yevgenya Grinblat

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Integrative Biology and Neuroscience
Pattern formation, neural development, zebrafish developmental genetics

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

Junsu Kang

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Zebrafish, regeneration, fin, heart, enhancer, genetic mutant

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.

Michael Taylor

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School of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences Division
Genetic dissection of blood-brain barrier development

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
Genetic and Neural Dissection of Sleep in C. elegans

David Wassarman

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Medical Genetics
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

Jill Wildonger

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Biochemistry
How neuronal structure and function is shaped by the microtubule cytoskeleton and polarized transport

Jerry Yin

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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