|Faculty Name||Research Interest and Profiles||Faculty Email|
Tamim Shaikh, PhD, Graduate Program Director
Copy number variation in developmental delay, intellectual disabilities, and related conditions. Genome structure, rearrangements and evolution.
Cheryl Ackert-Bicknell, PhD
Genetics of bone formation, bone quality, and osteoporosis.
Kristin Artinger, PhD
Developmental genetics of the neural crest.
Emily Bates, PhD
Molecular mechanisms of pediatric disorders.
|Ganna Bilousova, PhD||Collagen-Related Diseases: Mechanisms and Gene Therapy Development Faculty Profile||GANNA.BILOUSOVA@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU|
|Martin Breuss, PhD|
Genomic and cellular mosaicism: 1] its role in and impact on disease; 2] its use as a lineage mark
Katrina Claw, PhD
Pharmacogenomics, genomic studies of nicotine metabolism, ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genomic research, genomic variation in health and disease.
David Clouthier, PhD
Genetics of craniofacial and cardiovascular development.
|Caroline Dias, MD, PhD||Neurogenetic mechanisms of human brain function Dias Lab email@example.com|
Joaquin Espinosa, PhD
Genomics and tumor suppressor and oncogenes in cancer biology, trisomy 21 and Down syndrome.
Tasha E. Fingerlin, PhD
Association studies of complex disorders; type 2 diabetes mellitus
Christopher Gignoux, PhD
Interests in applications of population genetic theory, statistical modeling, and algorithmic development to improve large-scale, trans-ethnic, and biobank studies.
|Casey Greene, PhD|
Machine learning approaches that integrate large collections of public data to model and understand complex biological systems. Investigate different biological conditions, including those with limited data, such as rare diseases.
|Melissa Haendel, PhD|
Translational informatics focused on data integration across sources and species for rare disease diagnostics and discovery
Audrey Hendricks, PhD
Statistical method development and application: (1) to increase the utility of large, publicly available genetic databases and (2) for longitudinal, ‘omics studies.
Larry Hunter, PhD
Bioinformatics and computational biology.
Sujatha Jagannathan PhD
Nonsense-mediated RNA decay in health and disease.
|Colleen G. Julian, PhD|
Human genetic adaptation and physiologic responses to the hypoxia of high altitude; hypoxia-related vascular disorders of pregnancy.
Katerina Kechris, PhD
Development and application of statistical methods for analyzing -omics data sets.
|Ethan Lange, PhD|
Study design for gene-mapping studies, including the use of multistage study designs and the use of public genetic resources to improve power for gene discovery.
Leslie Lange, PhD
Research focuses on the genetic epidemiology of complex traits, primarily regarding cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, and pulmonary-related phenotypes.
Amanda Law, PhD
The developmental mechanisms underlying genetic and environmental risk for schizophrenia with the aim of identifying novel biological pathways for treatment development.
The Neurodevelopmental and Neuropsychiatric Genetics Research Lab
James T. Nichols, PhD
The Nichols Lab uses the zebrafish system to understand craniofacial development and variability. We are especially interested in how genotypic mutants overcome a deleterious mutation to produce the wild-type phenotype.
Paul J. Norman, PhD
We study the genetic and functional immune diversity of indigenous groups worldwide, including African hunter-gatherers, Australians and Pacific Islanders. We also study ancient humans, and perform comparative evolutionary analyses of multiple other species.
Jill Norris, PhD
The genetic epidemiology of autoimmune diseases and the nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics of type 1 diabetes.
David Pollock, PhD
Research projects in our laboratory range from pure theoretical (mathematical or computational) biology to purely empirical research (PCR and sequencing to obtain critical sequence biodiversity information, or site-directed mutagenesis, gene synthesis and directed evolution to test computationally-derived theories of protein sequence and structure/function relationships).
Huntington Potter, PhD
Neurodegenerative diseases, particularly Alzheimer's Disease, and trisomy 21/Down Syndrome.
|Sridharan Raghavan, MD, PhD|
Study the causes and consequences of cardiometabolic diseases and anthropometric traits, particularly focused on type 2 diabetes mellitus, diabetes complications, height, and adiposity.
Marian Rewers, MD, PhD
Etiology, epidemiology and clinical outcomes of type 1 diabetes & cardiovascular complications of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Dennis Roop, PhD
Genetics of skin disease and skin development: stem cell biology.
Stephanie Santorico, PhD
Methods and Designs in Statistical Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology including High-Dimensional Data, Multivariate Statistical Inference, Genetic Risk Prediction, and Disease Sub-typing, Variance Components Methods, Multivariate Linkage, Family-Based Association Tests, and Meta-Analysis.
Regie Santos-Cortez MD, PhD
Otolaryngology, Identify novel genes for otitis media susceptibility.
David Schwartz, MD, PhD
Genetics and epigenetics of environmental lung disease.
Max Seibold, PhD
Genetics/Genomic Analysis of the Airway Epithelium in Asthma.
Kelly D. Sullivan, PhD
Interferon signaling in Down syndrome.
Matthew Taylor, MD, PhD
Genetics studies of inherited cardiomyopathies, polycystic kidney disease, intellectual disabilities, hereditary vascular diseases, Barth syndrome, Danon disease, and lysosomal storage diseases.
Johan Van Hove, MD, PhD
Biochemical genetics, mitochondrial diseases, and neurogenetics.
|Gregory Way, PhD|
Integrative genomics, imaging, cell biology, machine learning, and data science.
|Laura Wiley, PhD|
The Wiley lab develops methods for using electronic health records (EHRs) for genomic research and the learning health system.
Trevor Williams, PhD
Transcriptional control of development and cancer.
Ivana Yang, PhD
Genetic and biological determinants of environmental and occupational lung disease.
Michael Yeager, PhD
The primary goal of the Yeager Lab is to understand how the lung vasculature (blood and lymphatic) operates during episodes of acute and chronic inflammation.
|Erin E. Austin, PhD|
Building statistical tools to analyze associations between genetic data and phenotypic data. Discover/cultivate interests in electronic health record data, network analysis in the PheWAS setting, gene- variant-level testing of single or multiple traits.
|Peter Baker II, MD||Clinical Genetics and Metabolism, Maternal obesity effects offspring energy sensing and metabolism||Peter.BakerII@cuanschutz.edu|
Curt R. Freed, MD
Genetic causes of Parkinson's disease. Modeling human genetic diseases with patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells.Freed Research Profile
|Judith Gault, PhD|
Genetics of cerebral vascular malformations.
|Nancy Hadley-Miller, PhD|
Genetics idiopathic scoliosis complex orthopedic disorders.
|Greggory LaBerge, PhD|
|Shawn E. McCandless, MD|
Pathophysiology and Treatment of Medium-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency.
|Luisa Mestroni, MD|
Genetics of adult heart disease; cardiomyopathies.
|York E. Miller, MD|
Mouse models of lung cancer risk; Use of genetically modified mice to assess potential lung cancer chemoprevention strategies.
|Tzu Phang, PhD|
|Richard Radcliffe, PhD|
CNS gene expression in genetic differences in acute alcohol sensitivity and tolerance.Radcliffe Faculty Profile
|Elaine Spector, PhD|
Clinical molecular genetics, the transition of research findings to clinical testing.
Richard Spritz, MD, Professor Emeritus
Mapping, discovery, and function of disease genes affecting skin, autoimmunity, and craniofacial development.
|Janet Thomas, MD|
Clinical genetics, biochemical genetics, and genetic counseling.