Tag: genomics

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Claire Simpson


Claire Simpson, Ph.D., B.S., Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics (GGI) within the College of Medicine, joined the faculty in January 2016. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Neurogenetics from the Institute of Psychiatry at Kings College in London and has a background in biomedical sciences and chemistry. Dr. Simpson is a… 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