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22nd November 2014, 02:26 PM
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Re: IU School of Medicine Genetics

As you are asking about the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics offered by INDIANA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE so let me tell you that in this department you will get following degree they are as follows

Degree you will get are as follows ‘

M.S. in Medical and Molecular Genetics,
Ph.D. in Medical and Molecular Genetics,
M.D./ Ph. D. in Medical and Molecular Genetics,
M.S. in Medical and Molecular Genetics, Genetic Counseling Emphasis

Masters, Doctoral, M.D. Postdoctoral, Ph.D. Postdoctoral

Admission Deadline is as follows

January 15th for all programs. Postdoctoral fellowships: Open.
Residency: December 1st for July positions

Faculty list are as follows
Primary Faculty


Areas of interest
Shaochun Bai, Ph.D. Diagnostic Genomics
Development, implementation, and evaluation of molecular approaches to the diagnosis of genetic disorders
Joe C. Christian, M.D., Ph.D.

Hereditary Genomics
Quantitative genetics of aging; alcoholism; cardiovascular disease risk factors; twin studies; clinical genetics
P. Michael Conneally, Ph.D. Hereditary Genomics Population genetics; gene mapping; genetic heterogeneity; genetic studies of Huntington's, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's diseases; gene mapping of complex diseases.
Kimberly Quaid de Cordon, Ph.D. Hereditary Genomics Psychosocial assessment of genetic technology; presymptomatic testing for genetic disorders
Stephen Dlouhy, Ph.D. Molecular Genetics and Gene Therapy Molecular and biochemical genetics; inherited human neurologic disease; DNA and cell banking; mouse model systems; X-chromosome proteolipid protein gene
Tatiana Foroud, Ph.D. Hereditary Genomics Population genetics; complex disease gene mapping
David P. Gilley, Ph.D. Molecular Genetics and Gene Therapy Studies on telomere maintenance; telomere protein composition and phosphorylation; telomerase regulation; telomere dysfunction in breast cancer
Christopher Griffith, M.D. Clinical and Biochemical Genetics Birth defects, inborn errors of metabolism, and mitochondrial diseases
Bryan Hainline, M.D., Ph.D. Clinical and Biochemical Genetics Molecular genetics; inherited disorders of mitochondrial metabolism and biogenesis; molecular biology of fatty acid metabolism; trace metal and cofactor metabolism; treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome
Brittney-Shea Herbert, Ph.D. Molecular Genetics and Gene Therapy Molecular genetics of breast cancer; telomeres/telomerase; targeting telomerase for therapy; cancer predisposition syndromes
Daniel L. Koller, Ph.D. Hereditary Genomics

Complex disease gene mapping; genetics of osteoporosis; genome-wide association studies
Janaiah Kota, Ph.D. Molecular Genetics and Gene Therapy MicroRNAs in human disease; liver and pancreatic cancers; microRNA-based therapeutics; gene therapy
Melissa Lah, M.D.
Clinical and Biochemical Genetics Clinical genetics and dysmorphology, birth defects and inborn errors of metablism
Lang Li, Ph.D. Hereditary Genomics Translational Biomedical Informatics, Pharmacometrics, Pharmacogenetics, and System Biology.
Yunlong, Liu, Ph.D. Hereditary Genomics Using computational approach to study regulatory mechanisms of gene expression from different levels, including transcriptional regulation, post-transcriptional regulation, and epigenetic regulation.

Nuria Morral, Ph.D.
Molecular Genetics and Gene Therapy

Diabetes; hepatic fatty acid metabolism; gene targets and therapeutic treatments; recombinant adenoviral vectors; transgenic animal models
Karen J. Ouyang Ph.D. Diagnostic Genomics Clinical cytogentics; Cancer genetics; Development, implementation and integration of new molecular approaches for the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of disease
Victoria M. Pratt, Ph.D, FACMG Diagnostic Genomics

Clinical Molecular Genetics, pharmacogenomics, quality assurance, regulatory oversight.
Terry E. Reed, Ph.D. Hereditary Genomics Dermatoglyphics; twin studies; epidemiology
Lilith Reeves, M.S. Molecular Genetics and Gene Therapy Translational Technology and Biorepository Services

Elliot D. Rosen, Ph.D.

Molecular Genetics and Gene Therapy
Role of coagulation genes in hemostasis and other biological processes; use of genetically engineered mice to study physiologic roles of coagulation genes in vivo
Mary Stuy, M.D. Clinical and Biochemical Genetics Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, PKU Management, Fatty Acid Oxidation deficiencies, newborn screening evaluations.
Hiromi Tanaka, Ph.D. Molecular Genetics and Gene Therapy Understanding molecular and cellular mechanisms of aging and carcinogenesis
Wilfredo Torres-Martinez, M.D. Clinical Genetics Clinical genetics; dysmorphology; prenatal diagnosis; teratology
Gail H. Vance, M.D. Diagnostic Genomics Molecular cytogenetics of germ cell tumors and thymomas; clinical cytogenetics; clinical genetics and dysmorphology; familial cancer syndromes; risk, studies; and database
Matteo Vatta, Ph.D. Diagnostic Genomics The development, implementation, and evaluation of molecular approaches to the diagnosis of genetic disorders with particular emphasis on cardiovascular diseases.
Yue Wang, Ph.D. Molecular Genetics and Gene Therapy Understanding how MSCs function to protect the heart from ischemia; development of novel and effective pharmacological and molecular interventions
David D. Weaver, M.D. Clinical Genetics Clinical genetics; dysmorphology; syndromology; birth defects; inherited disorders; prenatal diagnosis; embryology; teratology
Kenneth E. White, Ph.D. Molecular Genetics and Gene Therapy

Molecular genetics of skeletal disorders; tumor induced osteomalacia; fibroblast growth factor-23; transgenic models; Klotho
Scott Witting, Ph.D Molecular Genetics and Gene Therapy

Gene therapy; vascular biology.

Center Faculty
Gurkirat Baath, Ph.D. Evansville, Ctr.
Patricia Bader Fort Wayne Ctr.
Brian Calvi, Ph.D. Bloomington Ctr. Chromatin, chromosomes, and genome integrity; developmental mechanisms and regulation in eukaryotic system; eukaryotic cell biology, cytoskeleton and signaling.
Melissa Dempsey, M.S. Fort Wayne Ctr.
Wayne Forrester, Ph.D. Bloomington Ctr.
Joseph Harmon, III, M.D. South Bend Ctr.
Chenzhong Kuang, M.D., Ph.D. Evansville Ctr.
Michael Litt Muncie Ctr
Anirban Mitra Bloomington Ctr.
Heather O'Hagan Bloomington Ctr.
Molly Duman Scheel, Ph.D. South Bend Ctr.
David Severson, Ph.D. South Bend Ctr.
Charles Tessier, Ph.D. South Bend Ctr.
Krishna Yelavarthi Northwest Ctr.

Janice Zunich Northwest Ctr.
Secondary/Adjunct Faculty Department Areas of interest
William Barnett Office of the Vice President for Information Technology High performans computing applications for genomics and proteomics research, virtual research organizations and online collaborative environments
Joseph P. Bidwell, Ph.D. Anatomy and Cell Biology
Glenn J. Bingle, M.D., Ph.D., FACP Community Health Network
Robert Bies, Pharm. D., Ph.D. Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology Disease modeling, pharmacometrics, and quantitative pharmacology.
Jeffrey Boldt Community Health Network
Michael E. Boulton, Ph.D. Opthamology Pathobiology of the retinal pigment epithelium and mechanisms of retinal neovascularization
Nadia Carlesso, M.D., Ph.D Pediatrics
Rebecca Chan Pediatrics Activating PTPN11 mutations in myeloid leukemias and Noonan syndrome.
Ching-Pin Chang, M.D., Ph.D. Krannert Institute of Cardiology Epigenetic regulation of cardiovascular development and heart failure and the translation of the bench findings to clinical applications.
Yan Chen Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China Apply tools of molecular biology, cell biology, and animal models to understand the molecular mechanisms, signal transduction, gene regulation and functional roles in human diseases in the areas of type 2 diabetes, cancer and embryonic development.
Stephanie Cohen, M.S., C.G.C., L.C.G. St. Vincent Hospital Cancer genetic counseling and testing, genetic counseling service delivery models
Kenneth Cornetta, M.D. Molecular Genetics and Gene Therapy Experimental hematopoiesis; chronic myeloid leukemia; use of retroviral gene transfer (gene therapy) in hematologic malignancies
Simon Conway Pediatrics Molecular and cellular mechanisms that cause congenital heart defects.
Mary Dinauer

Molecular genetics; inherited disorders of phagocytes; molecular biology of phagocyte oxidant production; gene transfer in hematopoietic stem cells; Rho family GTPases
Michael Econs Medicine Genetic aspects of metabolic bone disease
Howard Edenberg Biochemistry Genomics and bioinformatics; regulation of gene expression; genetics of complex diseases; molecular biology of alcohol metabolism and alcoholism
Sherif Farag, Ph.D., M.B.B.S. Hematology / Oncology
Emily Farrow, Ph.D Children's Mercy Hospital / Genome Testing Center, Kansas City, Kansas Whole genome sequencing with an emphasis on bone.
Anthony Firulli Pediatrics
David Flockhart Pharmacology Pharmacogenetics
Bernardino Ghetti Pathology Degenerative disease of the nervous system in humans and animals; Alzheimer's disease; tauopathies, prion diseases, neurologic mutant mice
Alan Golichowski OB/GYN Obstetrics and Gynecology
Brenda Grimes Eli Lilly
Helmut Hanenberg, M.D. Pediatrics Inherited genetics disorders of the hematopoietic syste, the clinical and cellular consequences of basic DNA repair disorders in humans, and the use of genetic therapies to treat and cure pediatric hematological disorders.
Tamara Hannon, M.D. Pediatrics Diabetes Type I and II, PCOS and general pediatrics
James K. Hartsfield Jr., D.M.D., Ph.D University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
Clinical genetics; dysmorphology; the interaction of genetic and environmental factors that influence nonsyndromic craniofacial growth and development and the response to orthodontic treatment
Sarath Chandra Janga, Ph.D. School of Informatics Analysis and integration of high-throughput data sequencing platforms; studying structure, function and dynamics of biological/regulatory networks at various levels in healthy and disease states; comparative and functional genomics, regulatory sequence analysis in bacterial and eukaryotic genomics, antibiotic discovery by genomic mining; developing informatics tools for analyzing/integrating biological and clinical data for improved diagnosis in complex diseases
Jeesun Jung, Ph.D. Laboratory of Epidemiology & Biometry, NIAAA, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. Developing statistical methodologies for finding susceptibility genes of human complex disease traits
Ruben Kapur Pediatrics Molecular mechanisms of adhesion/migration and growth control in normal and leukemic stem/progenitor cells, mast cells and erythroid cells
Robert Karn Butler University
Thomas Kaufman IUB-Biology

Debomoy Lahiri

Molecular neurobiology, genetics, and biochemistry; cellular and molecular biological studies of Alzheimer's disease; gene regulation and expression of ApoE, beta-amyloid precursor protein, and beta-secretase; biochemical and genetic studies of bipolar affective disorder
Sheila Little Lilly Neurodegenerative disorders; Alzheimer's disease; bioinformatics
Tao Lu, Ph.D. Pharmacology and Toxicology Multi-functional transcription factor nuclear factor kB (NFkB)
Dawn McIlvried, M.S., C.G.C., L.G.C. St. Vincent Hospital Cancer genetic counseling and testing
Marc Mendonca Radiation Oncology Tumor suppression gene deletion; genomic instability; localization and cloning of a new HeLa/cervical cancer tumor suppressor gene; high energy charged particle radiobiology; in vivo radiosensitization and noninvasive imaging of ovarian tumors
Eric Meslin Medicine Bioethics, health policy; research ethics
Jason Meyer, Ph.D. Biology Neural development, neurodegenerative diseases, stem cell biology
Sean Mooney, Ph.D. Buck Institute for Age Research, Novato, CA Bioinformatics approaches to modeling the molecular effects of genomic variation
Jill Murrell Pathology Early onset dementia with tau pathology

Grzegorz Nalepa, M.D., Ph.D.

John Nurnberger Psychiatry Psychiatric genetics; affective disorders; addictive disorders; genetics of complex disease
Lillie-Mae Padilla Retired, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Prenatal diagnosis
R. Mark Payne Pediatrics

Ruthann Pfau, Ph.D., FACMG Wright State University and Dayton Children's Medical Center, Department of Medical Genetics
Milan Radovich, Ph.D. IU School of Medicine, Department of Surgery Use of next-generation sequencing for drug development, pharmacogenomics, and understanding mutational causes of cancer and integration into cancer clinical trials with a special focus on using genomics for precision medicine.
Richard Rose Retired, IUB Human behavioral genetics; longitudinal twin studies; biobehavioral markers in alcoholism
Andrew Saykin, Psy.D Radiology
Bryan P. Schneider, M.D. Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology Polymorphisms of angeogenesis as it relates to breast cancer
William Schneider History History of human genetics and eugenics; social history of science
Weinian Shou Pediatrics
Craig Stewart Information Technology, Bloomington
James Sumners St. Vincent Hospital
A. Joseph Tector III, MD, Ph.D., FACS Department of Surgery, Division of Transplant Surgery Transplant Surgery (liver and multivisceral transplantation)
Virginia C. Thurston Bay Care Health Systems, Tampa, FL Molecular cytogenetics; clinical cytogenetics; chromosome structure; undergraduate medical education; graduate genetics education; genetics of germ cell tumors; genetics of Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease.
Frederick Unverzagt Psychiatry
Laurence E. Walsh, M.D. Neurology Neurogenetics; pediatric neurology
Stephanie Ware, M.D., Ph.D. Pediatrics Cardiovascular Genetics
Ronald Wek Biochemistry Cellular mechanisms for coping with environmental stresses. Translational control by eIF2 kinases and their role in disease treatment and prevention.
Mingjiang Xu, M.D., Ph.D. Pediatrics Hematopoiesis, microenvironment, and immunology
Peter Young Retired OBGYN Biochemistry of steroid hormones
Xin Zhang, Ph.D. Columbia University Genetic mechanism of eye development
Genetic Counselors Department Areas of interest
Paula Delk, M.S. Clinical Genetics Director, Genetic Counseling Program;Craniofacial and skeletal dysplasia syndromes
Cindy Hunter, M.S. Clinical Genetics Cancer genetic counseling
Susan S. Romie, M.S. Clinical Research
Genetics education; adult genetic counseling
Abby Stevens, M.S. Clinical Genetics Genetics education, dysmorphology, teratology, skeletal dysplasias associated with dwarfism

Contact detail

Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics
975 West Walnut Street, Medical Research and Library Building, IB 130, Indianapolis, IN, United States ‎
+1 317-274-2241 ‎


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