Genome Training Grant Faculty

Name Institution E-mail Research

Alan Aderem

Institute for Systems Biology; UW Immunology and Medicine

aderem [ a t ]

macrophages and immunology

Joshua Akey

UW Genome Sciences

[ a t ]

population genetics and molecular evolution

Chris Amemiya

Benaroya Research Institute, UW Biology

[ a t ]

vertebrate comparative genomics and evo-devo

David Baker

UW Biochemistry; HHMI

dabaker [ a t ]

protein folding

Michael Bamshad

UW Pediatrics

[ a t ]

human genetics and evolution

Celeste Berg

UW Genome Sciences

caberg [ a t ]

drosophila development

Jesse Bloom

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Genome Sciences

jbloom [ a t ]

the evolution of viruses and proteins

Elhanan Borenstein

UW Genome Sciences

elbo [ a t ] u

computational biology; evolutionary systems biology; complex biological networks

Bonny Brewer

UW Genome Sciences

bbrewer [ a t ]

yeast DNA replication

Jim Bruce

UW Genome Sciences

jimbruce [ a t ]

proteomics, mass spectrometry and advanced technology development

Rose Ann Cattolico

UW Biology

[ a t ]


Christine Disteche

UW Pathology and Medical Genetics

cdistech [ a t ]

chromosome structure function

Maitreya Dunham

UW Genome Sciences

maitreya [ a t ]

yeast genetics and evolution

Evan Eichler *

UW Genome Sciences, HHMI

eee [ a t ]

human genomics and molecular evolution

Joe Felsenstein

UW Genome Sciences, Statistics, and Zoology

joe [ a t ]

statistical and computational approaches to phylogeny

Stan Fields

UW Genome Sciences, Medical Genetics, and Microbiology; HHMI

fields [ a t ]

yeast genetics, protein function

Douglas Fowler

UW Genome Sciences

dfowler [ a t ]

functional consequences of variation in proteins

Malia Fullerton

UW Medical History & Ethics and Genome Sciences; Institute for Public Health Genetics

smfllrtn[ a t ]

ethical and social implications, population genetics

Clem Furlong

UW Medical Genetics and Genome Sciences

clem [ a t ]

human biochemical genetics

Dan Geraghty

FHCRC Clinical Research

geraghty [ a t ]

human genetics/immunology

Joan Goverman

UW Immunology

goverman [ a t ]


Phil Green

UW Genome Sciences and Computer Science and Engineering; HHMI

phg [ a t ]


David Hawkins

UW Medical Genetics and Genome Sciences

rdhawk [ a t ]

epigenetics, stem cell biology, transcriptional regulation

Steven Henikoff

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

steveh [ a t ]


Lee Hood

Institute for Systems Biology; UW Bioengineering, Computer Science and Engineering, and Immunology

lhood [ a t ]

genomics/gene expression

Gail Jarvik

UW Medical Genetics and Genome Sciences

pair [ a t ]

genetics of complex disease

Jim Kenagy

UW Biology

kenagy [ a t ]

mammalian population biology

Kathleen Kerr

UW Biostatistics

[ a t ]

statistical genetics

Mary-Claire King

UW Genome Sciences and Medicine

mcking [ a t ]

medical genetics

Charles Laird

UW Biology

[ a t ]

epigenetic biology

Adam Leache

UW Biology

leache [ a t ]

phylogenetics, phylogeography, species delimitation

Su-In Lee

UW Computer Science & Engineering and Genome Sciences

suinlee [ a t ]

computational biology, systems biology, medical genetics, machine learning

Michael MacCoss*

UW Genome Sciences

maccoss (at)

proteomics and mass spectrometry

Harmit Malik

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; UW Genome Sciences

hsmalik (at)

molecular evolution of genetic conflict

Colin Manoil

UW Genome Sciences

manoil [ a t ]

bacterial molecular genetics

Sam Miller

UW Microbiology, Genome Sciences, and Medicine

millersi [ a t ]

bacterial pathogenesis

Vladimir Minin

UW Statistics

vminin [ a t ]

statistical inference problems in molecular evolution/comparative genomics

Ray Monnat

UW Pathology and Genome Sciences

monnat [ a t ]

human genetic instability

Jim Mullins

UW Microbiology, Laboratory Medicine, and Medicine

jmullins (at)


Pete Nelson

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Human Biology; UW Genome Sciences, Pathology, and Medical Oncology

pnelson (at)

gene expression in tumors

Debbie Nickerson

UW Genome Sciences and Bioengineering

debnick (at)

DNA polymorphism

Bill Noble

UW Genome Sciences and Computer Science

noble (at)

computational biology

Richard Olmstead

UW Biology

olmstead (at)

plant molecular systematics and evolution

Leo Pallanck

UW Genome Sciences

pallanck [ a t ]

drosophila neurogenetics

Katie Peichel*

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

cpeichel ( a t )

Morphological and behavioral variation between species, stickleback system

Christine Queitsch

UW Genome Sciences

queitsch [ a t ]

molecular mechanisms underlying phenotypic robustness and evolvability

David Russell

UW Medicine and Biochemistry

drussell [ a t ]

stem cells, viral vectors, gene therapy, genetic recombination

Larry Ruzzo*

UW Computer Science and Engineering

ruzzo (at)


Andrew Scharenberg

UW Pediatrics and Immunology

andrewms [ a t ]


Jay Shendure

UW Genome Sciences

shendure (at)

DNA sequencing technology, medical genetics, synthetic biology

John Stamatoyannopoulos

UW Genome Sciences


genomics of gene regulation

Billie Swalla

UW Biology

bjswalla [ a t ]

evolution of developmental processes

Willie Swanson*

UW Genome Sciences

wjs18 (at)

evolutionary dynamics of reproductive proteins

Stephen Tapscott

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

stapscot [ a t ]

gene transcription in a chromatin context in normal development and disease

Peter Tarczy-Hornoch

UW Biomedical and Health Informatics, Pediatrics, Computer Science

pth [ a t ]

biomedical data integration, translational informatics, genetic medicine

Jim Thomas

UW Genome Sciences

jht (at)

C. elegans neurogenetics

Elizabeth Thompson

UW Statistics and Biostatistics

eathomp (at)

statistical inference

Martin Tompa

UW Computer Science and Engineering

tompa (at)

algorithms with molecular biology applications

Barb Trask

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Human Biology; UW Genome Sciences and Bioengineering

btrask (at)

cytogentics/genome evolution

Judit Villen

UW Genome Sciences

jvillen [ a t ]

mass spectrometry-based proteomics and cell signaling

Bob Waterston

UW Genome Sciences

waterston (at)

genomics / gene expression / comparative sequece analysis

Bruce Weir

UW Biostatistics

bsweir (at)

statistical methodology for genetic data

Ellen Wijsman*

UW Biostatistics and Medical Genetics

wijsman (at)

genetics of inherited variability and human diseases

Alejandro Wolf-Yadlin

UW Genome Sciences

ayadlin [ a t ]

proteomics and mass spectrometry

* advisory committee member


Update: as of 5/2010, we are not currently adding new faculty members.