Secondary Faculty

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Susan Baserga, MD, PhD

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

Research Interests

Organelle Biogenesis; Genetics; Molecular Biology; Ribonucleoproteins; Radiation Oncology; RNA Helicases; Genes, rRNA

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Martina Brueckner, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology)

Research Interests

Cardiology; Heart Diseases; Kartagener Syndrome; Situs Inversus; Heterotaxy Syndrome

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Keith Choate, MD, PhD

Professor of Dermatology, Pathology, and Genetics

Director of Research, Dermatology

Research Interests

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

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Chris Cotsapas, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Associate Professor of Genetics

Research Interests

Arthritis, Rheumatoid; Autoimmune Diseases; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1; Genetics; Genetics, Medical; Genetics, Population; Graves Disease; Immune System Diseases; Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic; Multiple Sclerosis; Thyroiditis, Autoimmune; Inflammatory Bowel Diseases; Human Genome Project; Computational Biology; Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System; Demyelinating Autoimmune Diseases, CNS; Genomics; Genetic Research; Systems Biology

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Casey Dunn, PhD

Professor

Research Interests

Genetics; Zoology; Developmental Biology; Genomics

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Patrick Gallagher, MD, BS

Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology), of Genetics and of Pathology

Director, Yale Center for Blood Disorders

Research Interests

Anemia, Sickle Cell; Elliptocytosis, Hereditary; Erythropoiesis; Genetics; Information Science; Neonatology; Pathology; Pediatrics; Spherocytosis, Hereditary; Hydrops Fetalis; Genomics; Diseases; Health Care

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Joel Gelernter, MD

Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Genetics and of Neuroscience

Director, Division of Human Genetics (Psychiatry)

Research Interests

Affective Disorders, Psychotic; Alcoholism; Anxiety Disorders; China; Genetics; Genetics, Population; Israel; Polymorphism, Genetic; Psychiatry; Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic; Thailand; Global Health; Substance-Related Disorders

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Peter M. Glazer, MD, PhD

Robert E. Hunter Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and Professor of Genetics

Chair, Department of Therapeutic Radiology

Research Interests

DNA Repair; Genetics; Radiation; Mutagenesis; Gene Targeting; Radiation Oncology; Recombinational DNA Repair

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Daniel Greif, MD

Associate Professor Term

Research Interests

Aorta; Aortic Stenosis, Subvalvular; Cardiology; Cerebral Hemorrhage; Hypertension, Pulmonary; Pulmonary Fibrosis; Vascular Diseases; Developmental Biology; Atherosclerosis; Myofibroblasts

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Jeffrey R Gruen, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology) and of Genetics

Faculty, Investigative Medicine Program, Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests

Dyslexia; Genetics; Language; Language Development Disorders; Learning Disorders; Investigative Techniques; Neonatology; Pediatrics

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Murat Gunel, MD, FACS, FAHA, FAANS

Nixdorff-German Professor of Neurosurgery and Professor of Genetics and of Neuroscience

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

Chief, Neurosurgery, Yale New Haven Health System

Chair, Perioperative Executive Leadership Committee

Director, Residency Program

Member, National Academy of Medicine

Co-Director, Yale Program on Neurogenetics

Research Interests

Aneurysm; Brain; Genetics; Molecular Biology; Neurobiology; Neurosurgery; Hemangioma, Cavernous, Central Nervous System

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Mustafa Khokha, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care) and of Genetics

Research Interests

Embryo, Nonmammalian; Germ Layers; Notochord; Organizers, Embryonic; Neural Plate

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Haifan Lin, PhD

Eugene Higgins Professor of Cell Biology, and Professor of Genetics and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Director, Yale Stem Cell Center

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Genetics; Gynecology; RNA Processing, Post-Transcriptional; Stem Cells; Embryonic Stem Cells; Argonaute Proteins

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Arya Mani, MD, FACC, FAHA

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and of Genetics

Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Program

Director, Cardiovascular Module

Research Interests

Cardiology; Genetics; Heart; Heart Defects, Congenital

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Michael Nitabach, PhD, JD

Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, of Genetics and of Neuroscience

Research Interests

Behavior, Animal; Decision Making; Genetics; Ion Channels; Neuropeptides; Neurophysiology; Neurotoxins; Physiology

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Nenad Sestan, MD, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience, of Comparative Medicine, of Genetics and of Psychiatry

Executive Director, Genome Editing Center

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Stefan Somlo, MD

C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and Professor of Genetics

Chief, Section of Nephrology

Research Interests

Cilia; Genetics; Kidney Diseases; Liver Diseases; Nephrology; TRPP Cation Channels

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Joann Sweasy, PhD

Ensign Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and Professor of Genetics

Vice-Chair for Basic Research

Associate Director, Basic Science, Yale Cancer Center

Research Interests

DNA Repair; DNA Replication; Genetics; Mutagenesis; Radiation Oncology; Carcinogenesis

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Peter Tattersall, PhD

Professor of Laboratory Medicine and of Genetics

Research Interests

Dependovirus; Biochemistry; Eukaryotic Cells; Genetics; Melanoma, Experimental; Mice, Mutant Strains; Medical Laboratory Science; Parvovirus; Erythrovirus; Oncolytic Virotherapy; Oncolytic Viruses; Mice; Bocavirus; Viral Structures; Immunomodulation

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Hongyu Zhao, PhD

Department Chair and Ira V. Hiscock Professor of Biostatistics, Professor of Genetics and Professor of Statistics and Data Science

Research Interests

Genetics; Public Health; Computational Biology; Statistics; Genomics; Herbal Medicine; Proteomics; Biostatistics; Microbiota

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