Program Faculty

Jose E. Abdenur, MD
Associate Clinical Professor, UC Irvine
Research Interest: inborn errors of metabolism, small molecules

Rita Cantor, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, UCLA
Research Interest: statistical genetics

Stephen Cederbaum, MD
Professor of Psychiatry & Pediatrics, UCLA
Research Interest: urea cycle disorders

Richard Chang, MD
 Assistant Clinical Professor, UC Irvine

Tsui-Fen Chou, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harbor-UCLA

Daniel H. Cohn, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics & Human Genetics, UCLA
Research Interest: skeletal dysplasias

Josh Deignan, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCLA

Guoping Fan, PhD
Associate Professor of Human Genetics, UCLA

Richard A. Gatti, PhD
Professor of Human Genetics and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCLA
Research Interest: DNA repair disorders

Daniel Geschwind, PhD
Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA
Research Interest: neurogenetics, autism

Mark Goodarzi, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCLA
Research Interest: disorders of insulin resistance

Ora Gordon, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai
Research Interest: cancer

Michael B. Gorin, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Human Genetics, UCLA
Research Interest: hereditary retinal disorders

John Graham, Jr., MD, ScD
Professor of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai
Research Interest: dysmorphology

Wayne Grody, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics & Human Genetics, UCLA
Research Interest: molecular diagnostic testing

Xiuqing Guo, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harbor-UCLA
Research Interest: mathematical genetics

Oliver Hankinson, PhD
Professor of Pathology, UCLA
Research Interest: molecular toxicology and cancer

Mehdi Jamehdor, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Kaiser Permanente

Deborah Krakow, MD
Associate Professor of Human Genetics & Obstetrics & Gynecology, UCLA
Research Interest: skeletal dysplasias

Kenneth Lange, PhD
Professor of Biomathematics & Genetics, UCLA
Research Interest: mathematical modeling

Hane Lee, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UCLA

Thomas D. Lee, MD, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UCLA

Henry J. Lin, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Harbor-UCLA
Research Interest: intestinal cancer

Gerry Lipshutz, MD, DDS
Associate Professor of Surg-Liver & Pancreas Transplantation, UCLA
Research Interest: gene therapy and cell transplantaion, arginase deficiency

Aldons (Jake) Lusis, PhD
Professor of Human Genetics, Medicine, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, UCLA
Research Interest: genetic determinants of cardiovascular disease

Julian Martinez, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Human Genetics, UCLA

Stanley F. Nelson, MD
Professor of Human Genetics, UCLA
Research Interest: whole genome sequencing and cancer genome sequencing

Elizabeth Neufeld, PhD
Emerita Professor of Biological Chemistry, UCLA
Research Interest: mucopolysaccharidosis

Christina Palmer, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences & Human Genetics, UCLA

Miklos Peterfy, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai
Research Interest: obesity, diabetes, hyperlipidemia

Fabiola Quintero-Rivera, MD, FACMG
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCLA

Nagesh Rao, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCLA
Research Interest: cytogenetics

Karen Reue, PhD
Professor of Human Genetics, UCLA
Research Interest: lipid and glucose metabolism

Jerome I. Rotter, MD
Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics & Human Genetics, Harbor-UCLA
Research Interest: genetics of common disease

Rhona Schreck, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai
Research Interest: cytogenetics

Janet Sinsheimer, PhD
Professor of Human Genetics, Biomathematics and Biostatistics, UCLA
Research Interest: genetics of evolution

Susan Smalley, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA
Research Interest: ADHD, autism

James (Jianbo) Song, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Cesars-Sinai

Rebecca Stockton, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harbor-UCLA

Kent Taylor, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harbor-UCLA
Research Interest: genotyping and bioinformatics

Raymond Y. Wang, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, UC Irvine

S. Lawrence Zipursky, PhD
Professor of Biological Chemistry, UCLA
Research Interest: drosophila