Faculty

tenure track

Mario Capecchi

Mario Capecchi

Ph.D.

Research: Microglia; Anxiety; Chronic anxiety disorder; Obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorder (OCSD); Compulsive grooming; Neuropsychiatric disorders

mario.capecchi@​genetics.utah.edu
Clement Y. Chow

Clement Y. Chow

Ph.D.

Research: Rare disease; Modifier genes; Drug repurposing; Precision medicine

cchow@​genetics.utah.edu
Nathan Clark

Nathan Clark

Ph.D.

Research: Evolution; Genomics; Adaptations, including vision and diving

nclark@​utah.edu
Nels Elde

Nels Elde

Ph.D.

Research: Evolutionary genetics; Host-pathogen interactions; Virus discovery; Molecular evolution

nelde@​genetics.utah.edu
Marina Venero Galanternik

Marina Venero Galanternik

Ph.D.

Research:

David Jonah Grunwald

David Jonah Grunwald

Ph.D.

Research: Maintenance of embryo stem cells; Transcription pausing; Calcium mobilization in tissue patterning; Genome editing; Genetics of osteoarthritis

grunwald@​genetics.utah.edu
Lynn B. Jorde

Lynn B. Jorde

Ph.D.

Research: Disease-gene identification; Population genetics

lbj@​genetics.utah.edu
Gabrielle Kardon

Gabrielle Kardon

Ph.D.

Research: Muscle development, regeneration, and disease; Effects of viral infection on muscle structure and function

gkardon@​genetics.utah.edu
Kristen Kwan

Kristen Kwan

Ph.D.

Research: Eye morphogenesis, Zebrafish imaging, Extracellular matrix signaling

kmkwan@​genetics.utah.edu
Ellen Leffler

Ellen Leffler

Ph.D.

Research: Human and non-human primate evolutionary genomics; Infectious disease.

leffler@​genetics.utah.edu
Anthea Letsou

Anthea Letsou

Ph.D.

Research: Drosophila embryonic development; Cell signaling; Morphogenesis; Trainee education

aletsou@​genetics.utah.edu
Suzanne L. Mansour

Suzanne L. Mansour

Ph.D.

Research: Mouse inner ear development; FGF signaling; Mouse models of human hearing loss; Genome engineering

suzi.mansour@​genetics.utah.edu
Gabor Marth

Gabor Marth

D.Sc.

Research: DNA sequence variations; Computational algorithms; Comprehensive web tool system

gmarth@​genetics.utah.edu
Mark Metzstein

Mark Metzstein

Ph.D.

Research: Graduate and medical student education; Graduate student mentoring; Genetics

markm@​genetics.utah.edu
Charles Murtaugh

Charles Murtaugh

Ph.D.

Research: Pancreatic cancer; Differentiation; Signaling; Gene regulation

murtaugh@​genetics.utah.edu
Aaron Quinlan

Aaron Quinlan

Ph.D.

Research: Human genome interpretation; Application of genomics to clinical care; Chromosome stability and somatic genome evolution; Algorithm and genomics software development; Cancer genetics; Nucleotide repeat disorders; Population genomics; Genetics of complex cisease

aquinlan@​genetics.utah.edu
Gillian Stanfield

Gillian Stanfield

Ph.D.

Research: Graduate and medical student education; Graduate student mentoring

gillians@​genetics.utah.edu
Louisa A. Stark

Louisa A. Stark

Ph.D.

Research: Science and health educational materials development and research; Community engagement

louisa.stark@​utah.edu
Carl Thummel

Carl Thummel

Ph.D.

Research: Developmental timing; Nuclear receptors; Metabolism

cthummel@​genetics.utah.edu
Robert Weiss

Robert Weiss

Ph.D.

Research: Inherited neuromuscular disorders; Modifier genes; Pedigree studies

bob.weiss@​genetics.utah.edu
Mark Yandell

Mark Yandell

Ph.D.

Research: Computational biology; Human population genetics; Image processing; Computer-assisted bioinformatics; Comparative genomics

myandell@​genetics.utah.edu