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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 Programs of Study and Courses for Liberal Arts and Sciences Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Life Sciences Genetics 447  

Genetics 447

Department of Genetics, School of Arts and Sciences


Chair: Tara C. Matise

Vice-Chair & Undergraduate Director: Gary A. Heiman

Distinguished Professors:

Maureen M. Barr, B.A., Rutgers; Ph.D., Columbia

Linda M. Brzustowicz, A.B., Harvard (Radcliffe); M.D., Columbia

James A. Knowles, B.S., Michigan; M. Sc., M.D., Ph.D., Albert Einstein Medicine

Jay A. Tischfield, B.S., City University of New York; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale

Lei Yu, B.S., Jiangnan University (China); M.S., Institute of Genetics, National Academy of Sciences (China); Ph.D., California Institute of Technology


David E. Axelrod, B.S., Chicago; Ph.D., Tennessee

Gary A. Heiman, B.A., Boston Univ.; M.Sc., Sarah Lawrence; Ph.D., Columbia

Tara C. Matise, B.S., Cornell; M.S., Ph.D., Pittsburgh

Kim S. McKim, B.A., Simon Fraser; Ph.D., British Columbia

Bryce E. Nickels, B.S., Miami; Ph.D., Harvard

Christopher G. Rongo, B.A., University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Gleb P. Shumyatsky, B.A., Moscow State University; Ph.D., Institute of Molecular Biology (Moscow, Russia)

Andrew W. Singson, B.S., University of California, Davis; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Michael Verzi, B.A., The College of New Jersey; Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

Michael E. Zwick, B.S. Cornell; Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Research Professor:

Amrik S. Sahota, B.S., Bath (UK); M.S., Loughborough (UK); Ph.D., London

Associate Professors:

Chris Ellison, B.A., Lewis and Clark; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Derek Gordon, B.A., Rochester; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Karen Schindler, B.S., Loyola; Ph.D., Thomas Jefferson

Jinchuan Xing, B.S., Nankai (China); Ph.D., Louisiana State

Assistant Professors:

Christina M. Bergey, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., New York University

Devanshi Jain, B.Sc. Hons., Ph.D., University College, London

Tetsuya Nakamura, B.S., Ph.D., Osaka (Japan)

Premal Shah, B.Tech., Anna University (India); Ph.D., Tennessee

Srujana Samhita Yadavalli, B. Tech., Anna University (India); Ph.D., Ohio State

Assistant Research Professors:

Marco Azaro, B.A., Ph.D., Brown

Juan Wang, B.S., Ph.D., China Agricultural University (Beijing)

Teaching Professor:

Martha Haviland, B.A. Rutgers; MS, AM, Ph.D. Michigan

Associate Teaching Professor:

Jessica Rispoli, B.S., Richmond; M.G.C., Maryland

Assistant Teaching Professors:

Tara P. Cominski, B.S, Saint Peter's; M.S., Seton Hall; Ph.D., Rutgers

Doreen R. Glodowski Trotta, B.S., Wisconsin; M.S., Kansas State; Ph.D., Wisconsin

Anne Keating, B.S., Ph.D., Rutgers

Haiyang Lu, B.S., Hebei University, China; M.S., Beijing Normal University, China; Ph.D., City University of New York

Christine Seymour, B.S., Scranton; M.S. Arcadia University

Mai Soliman, B.S., M.Sc., Montclair State; Ph.D., Rutgers

Faculty Emeriti:

Terry McGuire

Howard C. Passmore

Lee D. Simon

Navin K. Sinha

Ann C. St. John

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