Faculty & Associates
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Faculty and Associates of the Department of Molecular Biotechnology:

* Ruedi Aebersold
* Bob Franza
* Joan Goverman
* Phil Green
* Lee Hood
* Richard Karp
* Mary-Claire King
* Leonid Kruglyak
* Peter Nelson
* Debbie Nickerson
* Elaine Ostrander
* Barbara Trask
* Ger van den Engh
* John Yates

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Faculty & Associates

This page contains an overview of the various faculty members of the department. The member's name is a link to a page describing in detail the research focus of the professor. The subpage also includes selected publications.

Ruedi Aebersold

Professor, Molecular Biotechnology;
Ph.D., Cellular Biology, University of Basel, Switzerland, 1983.

Comprehensive analysis of biological pathways using protein analytical technology.

E-Mail: ruedi@u.washington.edu

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Bob Franza

Research Professor, Molecular Biotechnology;
M.D., Georgetown University, 1979.

Control of regulatory processes in mammalian cells.

E-Mail: bfranza@u.washington.edu

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Joan Goverman

Assistant Professor, Molecular Biotechnology;
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Immunology;
Ph.D., Biological Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, 1981.

Molecular and cellular immunology, autoimmunity, T-cell development.

E-Mail: goverman@u.washington.edu


Phil Green

Professor, Molecular Biotechnology;
Adjunct Professor, Computer Science and Engineering;
Ph.D. , Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley, 1976.

Mathematical and computer methods for genome analysis.

E-Mail: phg@u.washington.edu


Lee Hood

Gates Professor, Molecular Biotechnology;
Professor, Immunology and Bioengineering;
M.D., Johns Hopkins 1964;
Ph.D., Biochemistry, California Institute of Technology, 1968.

Molecular immunology, biotechnology and genomics.

E-Mail: leehood@u.washington.edu

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Richard Karp

Professor, Computer Science & Engineering;
Adjunct Professor Molecular Biotechnology;
Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Harvard University, 1959.

Combinatorial mathematics and algorithms in genomics.

E-Mail: karp@cs.washington.edu


Mary-Claire King

American Cancer Society Professor, Medicine and Genetics;
Adjunct Professor, Molecular Biotechnology;
Ph.D., Genetics, University of California, Berkeley, 1973.

Genetic analysis of complex human traits.

E-Mail: mcking@u.washington.edu


Leonid Kruglyak

Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center;
Affiliate Associate Professor, Molecular Biotechnology;
Ph.D., Physics, University of California, Berkeley, 1990.

Linkage analysis, population genetics, association studies, gene expression, microarrays.


Peter Nelson

Assistant Professor, Medicine;
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Molecular Biotechnology;
Research Associate, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center;
M.D., University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1986.

Prostate carcinogeneisis, cDNA, array technology, transcriptome.

E-Mail: psnels@u.washington.edu


Debbie Nickerson

Associate Professor, Molecular Biotechnology;
Adjunct Associate Professor, Bioengineering;
Ph.D., Immunology, University of Tennessee; 1978.

Automated analysis of DNA sequence variations.

E-Mail: debnick@u.washington.edu

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Elaine Ostrander

Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center;
Affiliate Associate Professor, Molecular Biotechnology;
Ph.D., Microbiology and Immunology, Oregon Health Sciences University, 1987.

Genetics of cancer and complex traits, comparative mapping, linkage analysis.


Barbara Trask

Professor and Acting Chair, Molecular Biotechnology;
Adjunct Professor, Genetics and Bioengineering;
Ph.D., Biology (Medicine), Leiden University, The Netherlands, 1985.

Geonomics of telomeres and gene families, chromosome structure.

E-Mail: btrask@u.washington.edu

E-Mail the department chair: chair@mbt.washington.edu


Ger van den Engh

Professor, Molecular Biotechnology;
Adjunct Professor, Immunology and Bioengineering;
Ph.D., Medicine/Experimental Hematology, Leiden University, The Netherlands, 1976.

Flow cytometry, quantitative cytogenetics, analytical instrumentation.

E-Mail: engh@biotech.washington.edu


John Yates

John Yates has moved on to the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California.

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