• Research

    We cover a broad range of topics in Genetics, including global genomics, epigenetics, single-cell biology, bioinformatics, & more.

  • Growth. Collaboration. Innovation.

    While our department grows in both faculty and students from across research areas, we not only encourage, but seek out, collaboration between these diverse interests to deliver impactful, innovative, interdisciplinary research.

  • Education

    With over 80 trainees actively pursuing exciting, cutting edge research in our labs, we are committed to supporting undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral education and mentorship.


Erica Korb, an assistant professor of Genetics and member of the Epigenetics Institute, has been selected as a 2020 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Neuroscience. This award recognizes and rewards early-career scholars that have…

The Department hosted Dr. David Reich, from Harvard University, as the 2020 Bernard Cohen Memorial Lecture speaker. Dr. Reich is a population geneticist renowned for his work on human population structure, and the identification of…

Congratulations to Christian Stoeckert, a Research Professor in our department, for being part of this incredible NIH award to combine resources analyzing pathogen and vector datasets. An intersection between genomics and epidemiology, this five-year project…