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Faculty and Research

Johns Hopkins Faculty:

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Ambinder, Richard F, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Oncology
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pathology
Professor of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences
Director, Division of Hematologic Malignancies
Program Leader, Hematologic Malignancies and Bone Marrow Transplant
James B. Murphy Professor
Research Interests: Lymphoma, Kaposi's Sarcoma, Epstein-Barr Virus and Cancer, AIDS Associated Cancers, Lymphoma biology, Antitumor therapy, Antiviral therapy, Virology in human cancer
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Baylin, Stephen B., M.D.

Professor of Oncology
Professor of Medicine
Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research Professor of Oncology and Medicine
Co-director, Cancer Biology Research Program, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Research Interests: Epigenetics
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Feinberg, Andrew Paul, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Medicine
Joint Appointment in Molecular Biology and Genetics
Joint Appointment in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor of Oncology
King Fahd Professor of Medicine, Oncology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Molecular Medicine, Department of Medicine
Director, Center for Epigenetics
Gilman Scholar, Johns Hopkins University
Research Interests: Epigenetics in development and disease
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Reddy, Karen L., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Joint Appointment in Medicine
Research Interests: Understanding how the nuclear periphery and other subcompartments contribute to general nuclear architecture and to specific gene regulation
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Taverna, Sean Dixon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences
Associate Professor of Oncology
Joint Appointment in Medicine
Research Interests: Small RNA directed gene silencing, Identification of histone binding modules, Epigenetics and gene function, Histone and chromatin modifications
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Greg Bowman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biophysics, Krieger School of Arts & Sciences

Research Interests: Factors that package and physically reorganize chromosomes. Biochemical and biophysical frameworks necessary for describing and understanding the processes driving chromatin remodeling.

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Xin Chen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology, Krieger School of Arts & Sciences

Research Interests: Epigenetic regulation in adult stem cell lineages.  

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Corden, Jeffry L., Ph.D.

Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Research Interests: RNA polymerase II phosphorylation and transcription regulation
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Fallin, Margaret Daniele, Ph.D.

Joint Appointment in Medicine
Joint Appointment in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Sylvia and Harold Halpert Professor and Chair, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Director, Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities
Co-Director, Genetics Core, Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Research Interests: Epidemiology, Genetics, Epigenetics, Genetic epidemiology, Neuropsychiatric disorders, Mental health, Development, Single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP), Autism, Alzheimer's disease, Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder
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Greider, Carol Widney, Ph.D.

Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Professor of Oncology
Daniel Nathans Professor and Director, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Research Interests: Telomeres and Telomerase in Cancer and age related degenerative disease
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Reeves, Roger H., Ph.D.

Professor of Physiology
Faculty Director, Transgenic Core Facility
Director, Gene Editing Core of Diabetes Research Center
Director, Transgenic Core Facility of Diabetes Research Center
Research Interests: Mechanisms of gene action in Down syndrome
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Wolberger, Cynthia, Ph.D.

Professor of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry
Professor of Oncology
Research Interests: Mechanism of ubiquitin signaling in transcription and the DNA damage response, Structural and biochemical studies of enzyme complexes involved in ubiquitin signaling and chromatin modification, cross-talk between histone modifications.

At other institutions:

Thomas Albert
NimbleGen Systems

Marcia Cruz-Correa
University of Puerto Rico

Eric Green
National Human Genome Research Institute

Vilmundur Gudnasson
Icelandic Heart Foundation