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Faculty Directory - Genetics

Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Our broad research program concerns the study of microbial pathogenesis, innate immunity, and the study of neural-immune communications.
(919) 668-1783
Assistant Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Intratumor heterogeneity and its contribution to tumor progression using mouse models.
(919) 681-5479
Dean, School of Medicine & Professor
Clinical Sciences
Mammalian iron homeostasis and human iron diseases
(919) 684-2455
Assistant Professor
Biology
Nutritional control of C. elegans development
(919) 613-8179
Associate Professor of Biology
Biology
Drosophila as a model system to understand Wnt signal transduction and epidermal cell patterning.
(919) 613-8162
Professor
Biology
Molecular genetic and systems biology approaches to study plant development.
(919) 660-7338
James B. Duke Professor
Cell Biology
The biology of sex determination and how patterning decisions are made during organ development.
919-684-6390
Research Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Nutrient sensing and control of cell growth; relevant to immunosuppressive, anticancer, and fungicidal drug action.
(919) 684-2095
Assistant Professor
Biology
Light signaling and nuclear organization in plants
(919) 684-8442
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Use of genomic tools to enhance understanding of human diseases and disease-related biological questions.
(919)668-4759
Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Molecular analysis of Ras signaling in cancer
(919) 684-9890
Associate Professor
Clinical Sciences
Identification of gene regulatory elements across the genome to help us understand how chromatin structure dictates cell function and fate.
919-684-8196
Associate Professor
Application of high-throughput technologies in conjunction with traditional experimental methods to better understand the biology of cancers.
(919)681-1912
Associate Professor
Clinical Sciences
Intracellular signaling and protein-organelle trafficking in health and disease
(919)684-8457
Assistant Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Tissue repair and genome stability.
919-613-8756
Assistant Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Regulation of primary cilia and their role in development and human disease.
(919) 684-3529
Professor
Biochemistry
Gene Function and Regulation, Nucleic Acids Biochemistry, RNA Biochemistry
(919) 684-4034
Associate Professor
Biology
Control of cell division in budding yeast.
(919) 613-8205
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Harnessesing the unique properties of small organic molecules to study the structure, function and therapeutic potential of long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs).
(919) 660-1522
Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Understanding the interaction between respiratory RNA viruses and their hosts.
(919) 684-1351
James B. Duke Professor and Chair
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
How cells sense and respond to their environments; molecular mechanisms of sex determination and the impact of sexual reproduction on evolution and microbial virulence
(919) 684-2824
Associate Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery and Cell Biology
Cellular and molecular mechanisms that regulate skeletal development, disease, and repair or regeneration.
(919) 613-9761
Professor and Chair
Cell Biology
Organogenesis and stem cells
919-684-8085
Assistant Professor
Neurobiology
Genetic and epigenetic basis of neurodevelopmental disorders
919-681-2789
Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Regulation of eukaryotic genome stability using budding yeast as a model genetic system.
(919) 681-7273
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Cell Biology
The role and molecular regulation of cellular metabolism during musculoskeletal development and disease.
(919) 668.5664
Assistant Professor
Neurobiology
Molecular mechanisms of neural circuit wiring in developing retina.
(919) 613-4769
Professor
Biology
Molecular mechanisms for force production in morphogenesis using biophysical, genetic, and pharmacological approaches, coupled with 4D imaging.
(919)613-8157
Associate Dean, Graduate School and Associate Professor
Cell Biology
The mechanisms of organ and tissue formation during development
Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Identification and characterization of human genetic variation affecting infection and inflammation.
Clinical Sciences
Developement of new therapy for genetic diseases
(919)681-9919
Professor and Chair
Immunology
Molecular mechanisms that regulate V(D)J recombination at T cell receptor loci during mouse T lymphocyte development.
919-684-4985
Professor of Medicine, Professor of Pathology, Associate Professor of Surgery
Pathology
Pathogenesis of arthritis and development of novel biomarker tools to aid in the diagnosis, prognosis, monitoring, and effective intervention of the disease in humans and animal model systems.
919-681-6652
Professor of Medicine; Assistant Professor Cell Biology
Clinical Sciences
Molecular mechanisms whereby skeletal muscle adaptation mediate the health benefits of exercise training.
(919) 681-6733
Professor of Dermatology, Cancer Biology and Pharmacology
Clinical Sciences
Novel roles of caspases in regulating stemness, epigenetic cellular plasticity, and tumor response to radiation therapy and chemotherapy.
(919) 613-8754
Assistant Professor; Attending Physician
Clinical Sciences
Sensory transduction, transmission, and the role of calcium signaling mechanisms; physiology and maladaptation in chronic pathological pain.
919 684 0058
Associate Professor Pediatrics,
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Mechanisms of sarcomagenesis; senescence; modeling cancer from primary human cells.
(919) 681-3508
Associate Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Mechanisms by which the molecular architecture of the chromosome regulates fundamental biological processes such as replication and transcription.
919.681.6077
Associate Professor
Biology
Understanding how genetic variation affects signal transduction and gene regulatory networks, and how in turn variation in such networks affects cellular phenotypes.
(919) 613-8159
Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
The genetics of cardiovascular disease using both the human and the mouse as a model system.
919 684-1945
Associate Professor
Clinical Sciences
The etiology of human breast and ovarian cancer.
9196846133
Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Molecular mechanisms of smell and other chemical senses
(919) 684-2777
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Chronological life span and quantitative genetics in yeast.
Assistant Professor
Biochemistry
We study mRNA modifications and their role in nervous system function.
(919) 684-9562
Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
The genetic regulation of genome stability and the mechanism of mitotic recombination.
919 684-4986
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Viral suppression of immune responses to infection, and the development of live-virus vaccines to improve protection against viral infections.
(919) 684-2480
Professor
Cell Biology
Genetic approaches to organ regeneration in zebrafish
(919) 681-8457
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Microbial regulation of intestinal physiology; adipose tissue development and metabolic disease.
Edward S. Orgain Professor of Cardiology
Clinical Sciences
Molecular mechanisms of cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure
919-668-2520
Assistant Professor
Biology
Systems biology of archaea: understanding regulatory network responses to environmental extremes
919-613-4464
Associate Professor of Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Director-Duke Scholars in Infectious Diseases
Clinical Sciences
Host-pathogen interactions in the enteric and genitourinary tracts.
(919) 684-9590
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Using systems biology to study spatiotemporal controls of multicellular systems, and how their subversion lead to diseases.
(919) 681-9184
Associate Professor
Biology
Cell invasion through extracellular matrix, stem cell-niche interactions, cellular pausing
919-684-8658
Assistant Research Professor
Biology
Functions of spastin and other microtubule severing proteins in the nervous system; Drosophila models of human disease
(919) 684-8658
Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Genetic mechanisms of stem cells and neural development
(919) 668-7909
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Epigenetic regulation of the human genome, with a specific emphasis on centromeres and chromosome structure and behavior.
(919) 684-9038
Professor of Biology
Biology
Molecular genetics of growth hormone-mediated plant development.
(919) 613-8166
Assistant Professor
Cell Biology
Understanding the cellular and molecular basis of cell plasticity in organ regeneration and tumorigenesis.
(919) 684-0624
Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Regulation of stress-responsive gene expression and roles of metals in growth, development, signaling and microbial pathogenesis
919-684-5776
Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Tuberculosis: Mycobacterial pathogenesis and host susceptibility.
(919) 684-9152
Assistant Professor
Immunology
Understanding how cells balance different DNA repair pathways
(919) 660-9003
Assistant Professor
Biology
The developmental processes that establish the basic organizational and functional principles of the neuronal circuits in the brain.
(919)684-1150
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Immunology
How the cholesterol biosynthesis pathway regulates innate and adaptive immune responses and its implication in autoimmune, inflammatory diseases.
(919) 684-5586
Assistant Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
New functional genomics technologies and their applications in basic and translational cancer biology
(919) 613-8634
Professor
Biology
Evolutionary genetics of gene expression
(919) 684-6696
Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Molecular mechanisms of neural circuit formation and regeneration.
Professor of Pathology
Pathology
Cancer genetics and therapy
(919)-668-7850
Assistant Professor
Cell Biology
Epigenetic regulation and nuclear organization in mammalian development and disease.
(919) 668-0460
Professor
Immunology
Genetic analysis of lymphocyte development and lymphoid system diseases.
(919)613-7824