Omics Science

Andrechek, Eran
Andrechek, Eran

(Physiology), Bioinformatic approaches in combination with model systems to examine breast cancer. andrech1@msu.edu

Benning, Christoph
Benning, Christoph

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and DOE Plant Research Lab), Biosynthesis, turnover, trafficking and function of lipids in photosynthetic organisms; genetics, genomics and engineering of algae and plants.benning@msu.edu

Braasch, Ingo
Braasch, Ingo

(Intergrative Biology), Comparative genomics and gene family evolution in vertebrates, Evo-Devo, developmental genetics in zebrafish and other fish systems. braasch@msu.edu

Buell, Robin
Buell, Robin

(Plant Biology), Genome biology of plants including domestication, genetic diversity, pan-genome analyses and biochemical pathway discovery in model species, crops, and medicinal plants. buell@msu.edu

Chan, Christina
Chan, Christina

(Chemical Engineering & Material Science), Apply system biology approaches to reconstruct signaling and gene regulatory pathways to help elucidate disease mechanisms and identify pharmaceutical targets krischan@msu.edu

Chandler, Ron
Chandler, Ron

(Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology) Integrated role of chromatin remodeling, epigenetics, and inflammatory signaling pathways in female reproductive tract homeostasis and inflammation-associated gynecologic cancer. rlc@msu.edu

Chen, Chen
Chen, Chen

(Animal Science), Mammalian germ/stem cell biology and mouse models of human infertility. chen2@msu.edu

Cheng, Hans H.
Cheng, Hans H.

(USDA Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory), Structural and functional genomics of disease resistance in chicken. hcheng@msu.edu

Cui, Yuehua
Cui, Yuehua

(Statistics and Probability), Statistical genetics/genomics; Genetic association studies; Gene network inference; Gene-gene and gene-environment interactions; Casual mediation analysis; Omics data integration. cui@stt.msu.edu

Ernst, Catherine
Ernst, Catherine

(Animal Science), Transcriptional regulation and QTL discovery in pigs; genetics of skeletal muscle development and behavior. ernstc@msu.edu

Farre, Eva Maria
Farre, Eva Maria

(Plant Biology), Plant circadian clock and its role in plant growth and development. farre@msu.edu

Gallant, Jason
Gallant, Jason

(Integrative Biology), The Gallant lab is interested in understanding the genomic basis for the orgin and diversification of electrogenesis in teleost fishes. jgallant@msu.edu

Hamberger, Bjoern
Hamberger, Bjoern

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) An emerging field — synthetic biology — is attempting to broadly address the need for more nutritious food, improved prevention and treatment of diseases, renewable energy sources and protection for the environment. hamberge@msu.edu

Hoffmann-Benning, Susanne
Hoffmann-Benning, Susanne

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), The role of lipids and small molecules in intracellular and long-distance signaling in plant development and the response to environmental changes.hoffma16@msu.edu

Hsu, Polly
Hsu, Polly

(Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology) Using experimental and computational approaches to study genome-wide mRNA translation and identify novel peptides; plant responses under diurnal cycles and environmental stress; circadian rhythms. pollyhsu@msu.edu

Huang, Wen
Huang, Wen

(Animal Science), Genetics and evolution of complex quantitative traits using a combination of computational and empirical approaches. huangw53@msu.edu

Krishnan, Arjun
Krishnan, Arjun

(Computational Mathematica, Science and Engineering), Computational genomics, Applied statistical/machine learning, Integrative analysis of large-scale genomics and biomedical data, Genome-wide molecular networks, Age-specificity and sexual dimorphism in health and disease, Cross-species models for human traits & diseases, Genetic heterogeneity of complex disease and precision medicine. arjun@msu.edu

LaPres, John J.
LaPres, John J.

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; and Institute for Integrative Toxicology), Molecular pharmacology and toxicogenomics of the PAS family of transcription factors. lapres@msu.edu

Latham, Keith
Latham, Keith

(Animal Science), Molecular, cellular, genetic and epigenetic regulation of mammalian oocyte biology and preimplantation embryo development. Effects of environmental factors on stem cells. lathamk1@msu.edu

Lundquist, Peter
Lundquist, Peter

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) Plant resilience to environmental stresses; chloroplast molecular biology, biochemistry, and molecular genetics; regulation of photosynthesis and plastid metabolism pklundqu@msu.edu