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Molecular Genetics

  • Babwah, Andy V.


     

    Andy V. Babwah
    Associate Professor

    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Pediatrics
    Child Health Institute of New Jerssey
    89 French Street, Room 4275
    New Brunswick, NJ  08901
    (732) 235-9333
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    Reproduction, fertility, pregnancy, brain, uterus, embryo implantation, placenta

  • Barr, Maureen

    Maureen M. Barr
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Genetics
    Life Sciences Building
    Room 324
    Piscataway. NJ 08854
    (848) 445-1639
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    Cilia cell biology, sensory behaviors, and modeling human genetic diseases in C. elegans

  • Belden, William J.

    William J. Belden
    Associate Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Animal Sciences
    School of Env & Biol Sciences
    Foran Hall, Room 326
    59 Dudley Road
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8525
    (848) 932-5617
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    Chromatin-remodeling, Circadian rhythms, Non-coding RNA

  • Breslin, Paul

    Paul Breslin
    Professor
    Nutritional Sciences
    Food Sciences Building
    65 Dudley Road, Room 305
    New Brunswick, NJ  08901
    (848) 932-6081
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    Genetic basis of human oral perception and its impact on nutrient intake

  • Brill, Steven J.

    Steven J. Brill
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
    CABM - 679 Hoes Lane
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-9863
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    DNA replication, DNA repair, DNA helicase, genetic analysis, genome stability, protein purification, yeast

  • Bunting, Samuel F.

    Samuel F. Bunting
    Assistant Professor
    Rutgers University
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
    CABM Room 337
    679 Hoes Lane
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-9894
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    Cell survival and DNA repair in mammals

  • Chada, Kiran

    Kiran Chada
    Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
    675 Hoes Lane
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (732) 235-4026
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    Mammalian genetics. human diseases, developmental biology, obesity cancer

  • Comoletti, Davide

    Structural and molecular basis of synapse formation and connectivity in relation to autism spectrum disorders

  • Dismukes, G. Charles

    G. Charles Dismukes

    G. Charles Dismukes

    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Chemistry & Chemical Biology
    Waksman Institute. Room1014A
    Piscataway, NJ 08854-0759
    (848) 445-1489
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    Microbial metabolism and renewable energy production

  • Dong, Juan

    Juan Dong
    Assistant Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Plant Biology & Pathology
    Waksman Institute
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-7034
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     Cell polarity, asymmetric cell division, stomatal development and patterning, plant cell and development, molecular genetics

  • Dougherty, Joseph P.

     

    Joseph P. Dougherty
    Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Dept. of Pharmacology
    Room 811
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (732) 235-4588
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    HIV-1 replication. gene therapy and retroviral vectors

  • Driscoll, Monica

    Monica Driscoll
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept.of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
    Nelson Biological Labs. Room A232
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    848) 445-7182
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    Developmental neurogenetics. molecular genetics of neuronal cell death. mechanosensory transduction in touch and feeling. molecular mechanisms of aging

  • Duffy, Siobain

    Emerging viruses, experimental evolution, bioinformatics, bacteriophage

  • Ebright, Richard

    Bacterial transcription complexes: structure, mechanism, and regulation.  Antituberculosis and antibacterial drug discovery

  • Edery, Isaac

    Isaac Edery
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
    CABM Room 339
    679 Hoes Lane
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-9896
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    Circadian clocks. photic signal transduction. Drosophilabehavior. seasonal adaptation. pre-mRNA splicing. protein phosphorylation and degradation

  • Ganesan, Shridar

    Shridar Ganesan
    Associate Professor
    Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Medicine and Pharmacology
    The Cancer Institute of NJ
    195 Little Albany Street, Room 3554
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    (732) 235-5211
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    Genomic classification of cancer, DNA repair abnormalities in cancer

  • Gartenberg, Marc

    Marc Gartenberg
    Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
    RWJMS Research Building
    Room 284
    683 Hoes Lane West
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (732) 235-5800
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    Sister chromatid cohesion; gene expression; chromatin and epigenetics

  • Gatza, Michael L.

    Michael L. Gatza
    Assistant Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    The Cancer Institute of NJ
    195 Little Albany Street, Room 4558
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    (732) 235-8751
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    Genomics, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, molecular biology

  • Gordon, Derek


     

    Derek Gordon
    Associate Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Genetics
    Life Sciences Building. Room 128
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-3386
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    Statistical genetics, mixture models, heterogeneity, misclassification

  • Grant, Barth

    Barth Grant
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
    Nelson Lab,  Room A231
    604 Allison Road
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848)445-7339
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     Receptor trafficking and signaling, Genetics, Cell Biology, Membranes, Endocytosis, C. elegans, Functional Genomics

  • Gu, Sam

    Sam Gu
    Assistant Professor
    Rutgers University
    Mol. Bio. & Biochemistry
    Nelson Lab. Room A125
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-0824
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    RNA-directed chromatin modification and epigenetic memory

  • Heiman, Gary A.

    Gary A. Heiman
    Assistant Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Genetics
    Nelson Lab, Room 125
    604 Allison Road
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-9576
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    Understanding relationship between neurological and psychiatric disorders

  • Hirshfield, Kim M.

    Kim M. Hirshfield
    Assistant Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Dept. of Medicine - Medical Oncology
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
    195 Little Albany Street
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903-2681
    (732) 235-6028
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    Breast cancer, high risk breast abnormalities, translational research, genetic contributors to breast cancer risk and outcomes

  • Irvine, Kenneth

    Kenneth Irvine
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
    Waksman Institute
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-2332
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    Cell-signaling, pattern formation, growth control, developmental glycobiology

  • Jacinto, Estela

    Signal transduction, cancer, insulin, metabolism, T lymphocytes

  • Jin, Shengkan (Victor)

    Shengkan (Victor) Jin
    Associate Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Pharmacology
    Room 549
    683 Hoes Lane West
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (732) 235-4329/6197
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    Targeting mitochondria, the engine of life, for treating type 2 diabetes, cancer, and aging

  • Kinzy, Terri Goss

    Terri Goss Kinzy
    Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Dept of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
    Room R709
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (732) 235-5450
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    Regulation and mechanism of gene expression and protein synthesis and links to the cytoskeleton, infectious disease targets in translation

  • Kwan, Kelvin

    Kelvin Kwan
    Assistant Professor
    Rutgers University
    W. M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience
    Nelson Lab-D250
    604 Allison Road
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-1781
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    Molecular basis of hair cell regeneration

  • Madura, Kiran

    Kiran Madura
    Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Pharmacology
    New Research Building. Room 383
    683 Hoes Lane
    Piscataway, NJ 08855
    (732) 235-5602
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    Ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation in DNA repair and signal transduction

  • McKim, Kim S.

    Kim S. McKim
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Genetics
    Waksman Institute
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-1164
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    Double strand break repair, genetic recombination, chromosome pairing, chromosome segregation, kinesin motor proteins

  • Padgett, Richard W.

    Richard W. Padgett
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
    Waksman Institute
    Piscataway, NJ 08855-0759
    (848) 445-0251
    FAX - (732) 445-5735
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    Signal transduction, trafficking of TGFß, microRNAs in cancer, developmental biology, C. elegans and Drosophila, signal transduction, cell biology, stem cells, molecular genetics, signaling pathways, cancer biology

  • Pine, Sharon R.

    Sharon R. Pine
    Associate Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Dept. of Medicine
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rm 3041
    195 Little Albany Street
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903-2681
    (732) 235-9629
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    Lung cancer; Notch1; Sox9; stem cell signaling pathways; precision medicine

  • Rabson, Arnold B.

    Arnold B. Rabson
    Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Dept of Pharmacology
    The Child Health Institute of NJ
    89 French Street, Room 3210
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903
    (732) 235-9523
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    Gene regulation in cancer, human retroviral infections

  • Radovick, Sally

    Sally Radovick
    Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Dept. of Pediatrics
    The Child Health Institute of NJ
    89 French Street, Room 4212
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    (732) 235-9524
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    Pediatric growth and development disorders

  • Rongo, Christopher



    Christopher Rongo
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Department of Genetics
    Waksman Institute
    Piscataway. NJ 08854-0759
    (848) 445-0955
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    Synapse formation, glutamate receptors, cell polarity, PDZ proteins, CaM kinase II, learning and memory, C. elegans

  • Roth, Monica

    Monica Roth
    Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Pharmacology, Room 636
    675 Hoes Lane
    Piscataway, NJ 08855
    (732) 235-5048
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    Retroviruses: integration, reverse transcriptase, envelope proteins, gene therapy, targeted entry, structural studies

  • Sant'Angelo, Derek

    Derek Sant'Angelo
    Professor
    Division Chief, Developmental Biology
    RWJMS - Dept. of Pediatrics
    The Child Health Institute of NJ
    89 French Street, Room 4220
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903
    (732) 235-9394
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    Innate T cells; transcription factors; autoimmunity; lineage commitment; immune system development; immunotherapy

  • Schindler, Karen

    Karen Schindler
    Assistant Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Genetics
    Life Sciences Building, Room 222
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-2563
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    Signal transduction, meiosis, aneuploidy, gamete formation and reproduction

  • Singson, Andrew

    Andrew Singson
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Waksman Institute
    Room 123
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-0836
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    Reproductive biology and cell-cell interactions in C. elegans

  • Soto, Martha C.

    Martha C. Soto
    Associate Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Pathology
    Room 231
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (732) 235-4424
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    Cell Polarity, Embryonic Morphogenesis, Developmental Genetics, C. elegans

  • Steward, Ruth

    Ruth Steward
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
    Waksman Institute
    Busch Campus
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-3917
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    Stem cells, hematopoiesis,and epigenetic control of chromatin integrity in Drosophila

  • Stock, Ann

    Ann M. Stock
    Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Dept of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
    CABM - Room 338
    679 Hoes Lane
    Piscataway, NJ 08854-5627
    (848) 445-9812
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    Structure/function analysis of signal transduction proteins

  • Storch, Judith

    Judith Storch
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Nutritional Sciences
    School of Env & Biol Sciences
    65 Dudley Road
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901-0231
    (848) 932-1689
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    Cellular lipid transport, structure and function of lipid transport proteins, intestinal lipid transport and systemic energy metabolism

  • Tischfield, Jay A.

    Medical and human genetics: the genetics of somatic cells, mouse models for human diseases and genes for complex human genetic disorders

  • Tumer, Nilgun

    Nilgun Tumer
    Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Plant Pathology
    Biotechnology Center for Agriculture and the Environment
    208B Foran Hall
    School of Env & Biol Sciences
    59 Dudley Road
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8520
    (848) 932-6359
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    Ribosome inactivating proteins, trichothecene mycotoxins, ribosome interactions, toxin mechanism of action, global responses to toxins

  • Verzi, Michael

    Michael Verzi
    Assistant Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Genetics
    Life Sciences Building
    Piscataway. NJ 08854
    (848) 445-9578
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    Transcriptional mechanisms underlying intestinal health

  • Wondisford, Fredric E.

    Fredric E. Wondisford
    Professor and Chair
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Dept. of Medicine
    Medical Education Building, Rm 491
    51 French Street
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903-2681
    (732 235-9838
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    Pituitary and pancreatic hormonal growth and regulation

  • Woychik, Nancy

    Nancy Woychik
    Professor
    Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    School of Public Health
    683 Hoes Lane
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    732-235-4534
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    Non-coding RNAs and Human Disease

  • Wu, Long-Jun

    Long-Jun Wu
    Assistant Professor
    Rutgers University
    Cell Biology & Neuroscience
    Nelson Laboratories - Busch Campus
    Room B333
    Piscataway, NJ 08855-1059
    (848) 445-2182
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    Microglia-neuron communication in normal and diseased brain

  • Xia, Bing

    Bing Xia
    Associate Professor
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    The Cancer Institute of NJ
    195 Little Albany Street, Room 4562
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    (732) 235-7410
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    DNA repair, cell cycle checkpoints, oxidative stress, breast cancer, Fanconi anemia

  • Xie, Ping

    Ping Xie
    Associate Professor
    Rutgers University
    Cell Biology & Neuroscience
    Nelson Lab, Room B336
    604 Allison Road
    Piscataway, NJ 08855-8082
    (848) 445-0802
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    Molecular mechanisms of immune regulation and cancer pathogenesis

  • Yu, Lei

    Lei Yu
    Professor II
    Rutgers University
    Dept. of Genetics and
    Center of Alcohol Studies
    607 Allison Road. Room 215
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-0794
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    Molecular genetics of alcoholism, compulsive behavior, drug abuse, pain, stress

  • Zaratiegui, Mikel

    Mikel Zaratiegui
    Assistant Professor
    Rutgers University
    Dept. Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
    Nelson Biological Labs. Room A139
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
    (848) 445-1497
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    Chromatin Dynamics, Heterochromatin, RNA interference, Transposons, Silencing, Replication, Genome Integrity, Fission Yeast genetics

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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
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Phone: 848.445.9517
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