Genetics Faculty

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Richard Lifton, MD, PhD

Chairman

Sterling Professor of Genetics and Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Chair, Department of Genetics

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Daniel DiMaio, MD, PhD

Vice Chairman

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Genetics and Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Therapeutic Radiology

Scientific Director, Yale Cancer Center

Deputy Director, Yale Cancer Center

Research Interests

Neoplasms; Tumor Virus Infections; Virus Diseases; Polyomaviridae; Papillomaviridae

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Tian Xu, PhD

Vice Chairman

Professor of Genetics

Vice Chairman of Genetics

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Professor, Dept of Neurobiology (Secondary appointment)

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Allen Bale, MD

Professor of Genetics

Director, DNA Diagnostic Lab

Research Interests

Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities; Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary

Clinical Interests

Congenital Abnormalities; Chromosome Aberrations; Genes, Neoplasm

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Susan Baserga, MD, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, of Genetics and of Therapeutic Radiology

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Kaya Bilguvar, MD

Assistant Professor of Genetics

Research Interests

Cerebrovascular Disorders; Migraine Disorders; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Malformations of Cortical Development

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William Breg, Jr, MD

Professor Emeritus of Genetics

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Martina Brueckner, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) and of Genetics

Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases; Cardiac Catheterization

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Keith Choate, MD, PhD, FAAD

Associate Professor of Dermatology, of Genetics and of Pathology

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Genetics, Medical; Musculoskeletal Diseases; Human Genome Project; Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases

Clinical Interests

Acne Vulgaris; Dermatitis, Atopic; Dermatology; Genetics; Ichthyosis; Keratoderma, Palmoplantar; Mosaicism; Pemphigoid, Bullous; Pemphigus; Psoriasis; Skin Diseases; Skin Neoplasms; High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing

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Lynn Cooley, PhD

C. N. H. Long Professor of Genetics and Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests

Drosophila