Department of Molecular Genetics

The Department of Molecular Genetics investigates the molecular and genetic mechanisms that underlie basic biological processes in complex organisms, such as human, mouse and Drosophila, and at the level of single cell organisms and cells in culture.

A wide range of biological questions and hypotheses are addressed in the fields of development, cell biology, and human/mouse genetics, including the structure, expression, stability and function of proteins. In addition, studies in the fields of bioinformatics and computational biology provide powerful genome-wide approaches to modeling biological processes and their evolution.