Kidd Lab Alumni
Past Doctoral Students
Chairman, Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Thesis: A molecular and population genetic study of the human dopamine D4 receptor gene (DRD4):
implications in medicine and evolution / by Fong-Ming Chang.
Ph. D., Yale University, 1997.
Nancy J. Cox
P.I., Dr. Nancy Cox Lab, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Chicago
Professor of Medicine; Chief, Section of Genetic Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago
Thesis: A Genetic Study of Stuttering / by Nancy Jean Cox.
Ph.D., Yale University, Department of Human Genetics, 1982.
Thesis: The evolutionary genetics of the chimpanzees / by Amos Stanley Deinard.
Ph. D., Yale University, 1997.
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Thesis: Genetic Analysis of Complex Traits / by Luis Alberto Giuffra.
Ph. D., Yale University, Department of Neurobiology, 1991.
Associate Professor, Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine
Faculty, Edward Zigler Center, Yale Child Study Center, Yale University
Faculty, Department of Psychology, Yale University
Core Member, EGLab, Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine
Thesis: A Family Study of Dyslexia / by Elena L. Grigorenko.
Ph. D., Yale University, Department of Linguistics, 1996.
Thesis: Genetic Variation and Linkage Disequilibrium in Alcohol / by Yi Han.
Ph. D., Yale University, 2007.
Assistant Professor, Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Duquesne University
Thesis: Evolutionary genetics of gorillas / by Michael Ignatius Jensen-Seaman.
Ph. D., Yale University, 2000.
Susan D. Kruger
Thesis: The Nosology of Tourette Syndrome / by Susan Deborah Kruger
Ph. D., Yale University, Department of Human Genetics, 1984.
Lois A. Morton
Thesis: Genetic Approaches to the Study of Major Depressive Disorder / by Lois Ann Morton
Ph. D., Yale University, Department of Human Genetics, 1983.
practicing psychiatry, Connecticut
Osier Lab, Rochester Institute of Technology
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology
Thesis: Genetic variation and linkage disequilibrium in the human alcohol dehydrogenase genes:
implications of the evolutionary history of a gene family in humans / by Michael Vernon Osier.
Ph. D., Yale University, 2002.
President, Genomas LLC
Thesis: A PCR-Based Paradigm for the Analysis of DNA Sequence Variation / by Gualberto Ruano
Ph. D., Yale University, Department of Neuroscience, 1992.
Jeffrey A. Rogers
Scientist, Department of Genetics, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research
Scientist, Southwest National Primate Research Center, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research
Thesis: Genetic Structure and Microevolution in a Population of Tanzanian Yellow Baboons (Papio hamadryas cynocephalus) / by Jeffrey Alan Rogers
Ph. D., Yale University, Department of Anthropology, 1989.
P.I., Dr. Sarah Tishkoff Lab, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor, Departments of Genetics and Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Thesis: Patterns of nuclear haplotype frequency variation and linkage disequilibrium in a global sample of human populations / by Sarah Anne Tishkoff.
Ph. D., Yale University, 1996.
Thesis: Embryos, Cloning, and Controversy: A Comparative Analysis of Research Policy in the United States and Great Britain / by Matthew Aaron Weed.
Ph. D., Yale University, 2004.
Thesis: Refined Linkage Mapping Studies of the Genetic Defect in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A / by Jingshi Wu
Ph. D., Yale University, Department of Human Genetics, 1990.
Past Postdoctoral and Visiting Scientists
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Professor titular interí d'Ecologia, Unitat de Biologia Evolutiva, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Philip B. Chappell
Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine
Pfizer, New London, Connecticut
Divisional Manager, India Branch Office, Genotech, New Delhi, India
Professor, School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia
Honorary Associate, Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney Australia
Researcher, Genetics of Herding Traits, sheepdog.com
Lindsay A. Farrer
Chief, Genetics, Boston University School of Medicine
Professor, Departments of Medicine, Neurology, and Genetics and Genomics, Boston University School of Medicine
Senior Lecturer, Department of Medical laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences and Nursing, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Research Scientist II at Clinical Data, Inc -- PGxHealth
Associate Professor, Division of Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology, Case Western Reserve University
Director, Genotyping Laboratory, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University
Head of Molecular Genetics and Director, Triaj, Inc.
Rachel Brown Banks Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University
Director, Psychiatric Genetics Research Program
James L. Kennedy
Director of the Neuroscience Research Department and Head of the Psychiatric Neurogenetics Section, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Professor of Psychiatry and Medical Science, University of Toronto
Patti L. Kramer
Program in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Oregon Health and Science University
Professor, Molecular & Medical Genetics and Neurology, Oregon Health and Science University
Faculté de Médecine-Créteil
Jay B. Lichter
Managing Member, Avalon Ventures
Professor, Chairman and Director, Institute of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine and Hospital, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan
Professor, Department of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Ehime University, Japan
Assistant Instructor, The 2nd Department of Human Physiology, School of Medicine, Ehime University, Japan
Research Associate, Department of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Ehime University, Japan
Director, The FAMILION(R)Test, PGxHealth, Clinical Data, Inc.
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo
Department of Developmental Neurobiology, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University(IDAC)
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo
Director, Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
Lecturer in Population Genetics, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Democritus University of Thrace
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Assistant Professor of Oral Pathology, Biology and Diagnostic Sciences, The University Hospital, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
R. Arlen Price
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Murdoch Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
MRC Laboratories Fajara: Human Genetics in The Gambia
A special mention goes out to Carmela Castiglione, Research Associate, in Kidd Lab. Carmela retired from Kidd Lab in June 1998 after nearly 15 years of dedication and hard work. We would like to thank her for her contributions in helping to make Kidd Lab a success.