Genetics, Genomics & Development

The following is an alphabetical list of active MCB faculty members and brief descriptions of their research. Additional faculty lists are available using the links below.

Emeriti and Professors of the Graduate School | Secondary Divisional Affiliates | Bowes Research Fellows

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Georjana Barnes
Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Microtubule cytoskeleton and cell cycle controls

Steven E. Brenner
Professor (Affiliated) of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Computational Genomics

Xavier Darzacq
Pending Appointment in Genetics, Genomics and Development
Transcription regulation during cellular differentiation

Andrew Dillin
Howard Hughes Investigator and Thomas and Stacey Siebel Distinguished Chair in Stem Cell Biology and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
My laboratory works on the genetic and molecular mechanisms that regulate aging and aging-related disease.

Michael B. Eisen
Howard Hughes Investigator and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Genomics/Bioinformatics

Hernan G. Garcia
Pending Appointment in Genetics, Genomics and Development

Gian Garriga
Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Developmental neurobiology; molecular genetics

Richard Harland
Department Co-Chair and C.H. Li Distinguished Professor Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Molecular biology of development

Nicole King
Howard Hughes Investigator and Associate Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Choanoflagellates, animal origins, and the evolution of host-microbe interactions

Doug Koshland
Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Chair in the Biological Sciences & Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Mechanisms and principles that mediate desiccation tolerance and the structure, integrity, and evolution of chromosomes

Michael Levine
Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Regulation of enhancer-promoter interactions

Barbara Meyer
Howard Hughes Investigator and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Sex determination in C. elegans

Craig T. Miller
Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Developmental and evolutionary genetics

Lior Pachter
Raymond and Beverly Sackler Chair and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development

Nipam Patel
William V. Power Endowed Chair in Biology Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Genetic and evolutionary studies of embryonic pattern formation

Jasper Rine
Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Gene regulation; cell biology

Henk Roelink
Associate Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Induction in vertebrate development and ES cell differentiation

Daniel S. Rokhsar
Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Collective phenomena and ordering in condensed matter and biological systems

Kristin Scott
Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Processing gustatory information in the Drosophila brain

Elçin Ünal
Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Investigating the mechanisms that ensure cellular fitness during gametogenesis

Fyodor Urnov
Associate Adjunct Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Engineered zinc finger DNA binding proteins

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Emeriti and Professors of the Graduate School

Steven Beckendorf
Professor Emeritus of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Molecular biology of development; Global warming: solutions and biological effects; Concentrating solar power.

Thomas Cline
Professor Emeritus of Genetics, Genomics and Development
Sex determination in Drosophila

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Secondary Divisional Affiliates

The following faculty have a secondary affiliation with the Genetics, Genomics & Development division.

David Bilder
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Genetics of cell and tissue architecture

Michael Botchan
Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology
Eukaryote DNA replication and control of S phase

Gloria Brar
Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Regulation of meiotic translation, the roles of pervasive short translation products, and the co-option of stress responses for cellular differentiation through meiosis

Abby Dernburg
Howard Hughes Investigator and Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Chromosome organization and dynamics during meiosis

David G. Drubin
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Actin and microtubule cytoskeletons in yeast and mammalian cells

Dirk Hockemeyer
Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Telomere biology of human stem cells

Donald Rio
Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology
Molecular genetics; transposable elements; RNA splicing

Robert Tjian
Howard Hughes Investigator and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology
Eukaryotic molecular biology; biochemistry

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