Tag: Genomics and Informatics

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ansley Stanfill


Ansley Grimes Stanfill, PhD, RN, joined the faculty in March 2016 with a joint appointment as an assistant professor in the Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies through the College of Nursing, and in the Genetics, Genomics and Informatics Department through the College of Medicine. She received her BS in neuroscience from Vanderbilt University in 2003 and… Read More

Paving the Way for Next Phases of Experimental and Human Genetics


Established in 2014, the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics (GGI) is a new basic science department within the College of Medicine. The department is comprised of Robert W. Williams, Ph.D., an experimental neurogeneticist and its founding chair; Professors Lu Lu, M.D., and Byron Jones, Ph.D., both of whom are experts in addiction and toxicogenetics; and three new faculty; Megan Mulligan, Ph.D., a molecular neurogeneticist; Athena… Read More