Genome Science and Technology

Genome Science and Technology combines training in genomics, with intensive training in new leading-edge genome science technologies, such as high-throughput techniques that acquire information from DNA sequence (genomics), protein expression and interactions (proteomics), and gene expression patterns (transcriptomics) to exploit information for a better understanding of biology.

Research Areas

  • systems biology
  • genomics and proteomics
  • chemical biology
  • bioengineering
  • device and instrumentation development
  • computational biology
 

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Faculty Members in Genome Science and Technology

Name Research Interests
Adams, Keith Molecular evolution, genome evolution, and gene expression
Andersen, Raymond Chemicals produced by marine organisms
Aparicio, Samuel Breast cancer, genome sequencing
Birol, Inanc bioinformatics, computational biology, genomics, transcriptome analysis, next generation sequencing, cancer, Bioinformatics, sequence assembly, transcriptomics, gene regulation networks, high throughput informatics for big data
Bohlmann, Joerg plant biochemistry, forestry genomics, forest health, conifers, poplar, bark beetle, mountain pine beetle, natural products, secondary metabolites, terpenes, floral scent, grapevine, Conifer genomics Forest health genomics Mountain pine beetle, fungus, pine interactions and genomics Chemical ecology of conifer, insect interactions
Bouchard-Cote, Alexandre machine/statistical learning; mathematical side of the subject as well as in applications in linguistics and biology
Brooks-Wilson, Angela Bioinformatics; Clinical oncology; Genetic medicine; Genomics; cancer families; cancer genetics; genetic susceptibility; human genetics; longevity; Super seniors
Brown, Carolyn Janet Bioinformatics; Clinical oncology; Genetic medicine; Genomics; Health counselling; Applied Genetics; Chromosomes: Structure / Organization; DNA methylation; Epigenetic control of gene expression; Gene Regulation and Expression; Genes escaping X-chromosome inactivation; Long non-coding RNAs; X-chromosome inactivation; XIST RNA
Brumer, Harry Biochemistry; Chemical sciences; Genomics; Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms; biomass; carbohydrates; cellulose; Chemical Synthesis and Catalysis; Enzymes; microbiota; plant cell walls; polysaccharides
Carleton, Bruce Pharmacogenomics; Adverse drug reactions (ADRs); Drug safety and effectiveness; Clinical pharmacology; Pharmacovigilance
Chi, Kim Nguyen Thrombosis in cancer patients, methemoglobinemia, hemolysis, anticancer drugs, prostate cancer, chemotherapy, cell cancer, breast cancer
Collins, Colin translational genomics where mathematics, genomics, computer science, and clinical science converge in diagnostics and therapeutics
Conibear, Elizabeth Genetic medicine; Genomics; Health counselling; Cell Signaling and Cancer; Enzymes and Proteins; Genomics and Proteomics; Membranes; Molecular Genetics; Neurodegenerative diseases; Parkinson's disease; Protein Palmitoylation; Vesicle Trafficking
Cote, Helene HIV Infection, blood research, infectious diseases
Cullis, Pieter Molecular biology for therapeutic purposes, lipids, immunological drugs
Dao Duc, Khanh Genomics; Mathematics and statistics; combine mathematical,computational and statistical tools to study fundamental biological processes; regulation and determinants of gene expression and translation
de Boer, Carl Gene regulation
Dennis, Jessica Bioinformatics; Genetic medicine; Administrative health data; Complex Trait Genetics; Electronic health records; Epidemiology; genetic epidemiology; Genetics of Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases; Machine Learning; Mental Health and Psychopathology in Children and Youth; Precision Health; statistical genetics
Eltis, Lindsay Biochemistry; Genomics; Immunology; Microbiology; Bacterial catabolism of steroids and lignin; biocatalyst development; Enzymes and Proteins; Metabolism (Living Organisms); Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Finlay, B Brett Infectious agents, bacteria, microbial infections and how humans react to it
Foster, Leonard Biochemistry; Genomics; Agriculture; antigen presentation; Bioinformatics; Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms; Biotechnology; Cell Signaling and Infectious and Immune Diseases; Honey bees; host-pathogen interactions; Immune System; Microbiology; Proteomics; Systems Biology
Friedman, Jan Marshall Bioinformatics; Genetic medicine; Genomics; Health counselling; Application of whole genome sequencing to diagnose genetic disease; Birth defects epidemiology; Clinical genomics; Developmental Genetics; Genetics and Heredity; Neurofibromatosis
Goldowitz, Daniel Genetic basis of brain disease, neurobiology of autism, Huntingtong's gene, mouse/mice epigenetics, gene regulatory network
Gsponer, Joerg Protein-DNA, protein-RNA and protein-protein interactions
Hallam, Steven methanogenesis, methane oxidation, methyl coenzyme M reductase, metagenomics, environmental microbiology, genomics, proteomics, microbial ecology, systems biology, archaea, energy, bioinformatics, Microbial communities, construction and interpretation of environmental genomic libraries, generation of computational tools and workflows for taxonomic and functional binning, population genome assembly, and comparative community analysis, development and functional screens to interrogate environmental genomic libraries for bioactive small molecules and biocatalysis
Hancock, Robert E Cationic Antimicrobial Peptides, Host Defence Peptides and Innate Immunity, Functional Genomics of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Regulation of Antibiotic Resistance, Array Data, Self-promoted uptake hypothesis
Haney, Cara genetic and metabolic factors that regulate assembly of host-associated microbial communities (
Haynes, Charles Protein purification, recombinant proteins, molecular thermodynamics, biocompatible polymers
Hieter, Philip Molecular biology of eukaryotic chromosome transmission
Hirst, Martin Bioinformatics; Clinical oncology; Genomics; Immunology; Microbiology; Carcinogenesis; Cellular Differentiation; Epigenomics; Leukemia; Molecular Genetics
Holt, Robert Immunogenetics, Metagenomics - Infectious agents in Cancer, Cancer Genomes, Neurobiology, DNA Sequencing
Hoodless, Pamela Bioinformatics; Genetic medicine; Genomics; Medical and biomedical engineering; Developmental Genetics; Embryology; Embryonic Development; Epigenetics; Heart Valve / Valvular Diseases; Heart valve formation; Liver; Liver development; Stem Cells and Organogenesis; transcriptional regulation
Huan, Tao Bioinformatics, n.e.c.; Analytical spectrometry; Cancer progression and metastasis; Metabolomics; Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry; Cellular Metabolism; Bioinformatics
Huntsman, David Corporate Law; Contracts; Competition Law; legal history
Jefferies, Wilfred Arthur Iron transport molecules
Johnson, James diabetes, hormones, cell biology, signal transduction, apoptosis or programmed cell death, heart failure, heart disease, calcium signalling, pancreatic cancer, obesity, longevity, imaging, Causes of type 1 and type 2 diabetes at a molecular level discovery of genes and associated gene networks linked to diabetes risk and by known risk factors that predispose individuals to diabetes
Jones, Steven J Bioinformatics, genome science, mutations, cancer progression
Karsan, Aly Hematological tumours; Cancer molecular targets; Leukemia; Hematopoiesis; Genomics and epigenomics; Noncoding RNAs; Aging
Kastrup, Christian drug delivery, coagulation, biomaterials, atherosclerosis, in-vivo imaging, microfluidics
Kieffer, Tim Diabetes
Kobor, Michael Biochemistry; Bioinformatics; Genetic medicine; Genomics; Chromatin Biology; Epigenetics; molecular biology; Social Epigenetics
Kopp, Janel Genomics; Modeling cancer; Pancreas; Pancreatic cancer; Pancreatic development
Korthauer, Keegan Bioinformatics; Genomics; Statistics; Epigenomics; Single-cell analysis; Statistical genomics
Lange, Philipp Bioinformatics; Genomics; Pathology (except oral pathology); Cell Signaling and Cancer; mass spectrometry; pediatric cancer; personalized medicine; post translational protein modification; Proteomics
Leslie, Sabrina
Li, Xin Molecules in plants, plants defence against pathogen infection, plant genes
Loewen, Christopher Membranes and Organelles; Lipid Signalling; Lipid Traffic; Membrane Contact Sites; Genetic Networks; Systems Biology; Super Resolution Microscopy; Cell polarity; Endoplasmic Reticulum; Golgi; Membrane Diffusion Barriers; Cell Biology; Autism; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS); Cancer Cell Metabolism
Marra, Marco Genomics; Bioinformatics, n.e.c.; Epigenetics and epigenomics; Genetics, n.e.c.; Cancer genetics; Genetics; Epigenomics; Cancer biology
Marziali, Andre Teaching methods, pedagogy, Robotics in education, Nanotechnology, Engineering Physics, Genomics, Biophysics, Genomics Technologies
Matthews, Benjamin Genomics; Neurosciences, biological and chemical aspects; Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; Zoology; Aedes aeygpti mosquitoes; Arboviral pathogens; Chikungunya; Comparative Physiology; Dengue fever; Genome of mosquitoes; Yellow fever; Zika
 
 

Student & Alumni Stories in Genome Science and Technology

Analise Hofmann

Student
Doctor of Philosophy in Genome Science and Technology (PhD)

Evan Warner

Student
Doctor of Philosophy in Genome Science and Technology (PhD)
 
 

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