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Keith Adam Choate, MD, PhD, FAAD

Professor of Dermatology, Pathology, and Genetics

Director of Research, Dermatology

Research Interests

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

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Lynn Cooley, PhD

Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; 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

Actin Cytoskeleton; Biology; Cell Biology; Drosophila; Genetics; Molecular Biology; Oogenesis

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Patrick G Gallagher, MD

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

Director, Yale Center for Blood Disorders

Research Interests

Anemia, Sickle Cell; Elliptocytosis, Hereditary; Erythropoiesis; Genetics; Neonatology; Pathology; Pediatrics; Spherocytosis, Hereditary

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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; Global Health; Israel; Polymorphism, Genetic; Psychiatry; Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic; Substance-Related Disorders; Thailand

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Antonio J. Giraldez, PhD

Fergus F. Wallace Professor of Genetics

Areas of Developmental Biology, Genetics, Genomics and Computational Biology

Research Interests

Autistic Disorder; Computational Biology; Developmental Biology; Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental; Genomics; Systems Biology; Zebrafish

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

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Jeffrey Robert Gruen, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology) and of Genetics

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

Research Interests

Dyslexia; Genetics; Investigative Techniques; Language; Language Development Disorders; Learning Disorders; 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; Hemangioma, Cavernous, Central Nervous System; Molecular Biology; Neurobiology; Neurosurgery

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Marc Hammarlund, PhD

Associate Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience

Director of Graduate Studies, Genetics

Research Interests

Axons; Caenorhabditis elegans; Cell Biology; Gene Expression; Nerve Regeneration

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Arthur L Horwich, MD

Sterling Professor of Genetics and Professor of Pediatrics

Investigator HHMI

Research Interests

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Genetics; Motor Neurons; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Neurosciences; Pediatrics; Protein Folding; Superoxide Dismutase

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Mustafa Khokha, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care) and of Genetics

Research Interests

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

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