Aleksandra Foksinska

Aleksandra Foksinska

MS graduate student, Multidisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Program, undergraduate Biology major, SciTech Honors Program

Anath Shalev, M.D.

Anath Shalev, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine

Focus areas:
Precision diabetes, beta cell biology, individualized treatment

Andrew Crouse, Ph.D.

Andrew Crouse, Ph.D.

Director of Research and Operations

Focus Areas
Rare disease, bioinformatics, daily operations

Bob Kesterson, Ph.D.

Bob Kesterson, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Genetics

Focus Areas:
Model organisms, functional studies

Brad Yoder, Ph.D.

Brad Yoder, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Cell, Development, and Integrative Biology, UAHSF
Endowed Chair in Biomedical Research

Focus Areas: 
Cilia development, ciliopathies, model organisms

Bruce Korf, M.D., Ph.D.

Bruce Korf, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Director

Focus Areas
Rare disorders, population genomics, genomic medicine

Brittany Lasseigne, Ph.D.

Brittany Lasseigne, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology

Focus Areas:
Genomics, epigenetics, bioinformatics

Camerron Crowder, Ph.D.

Camerron Crowder, Ph.D.

Assistant Director

Focus Areas
Education, research outreach, science communication, rare disease and neuropsychiatric disorders

Craig Powell, M.D.

Craig Powell, M.D.

Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Virginia B. Spencer Endowed Chair, Director, Civitan International Research

Focus Areas:
Autism, intellectual disability, cognitive dysfunction

Eddy Yang, M.D., Ph.D.

Eddy Yang, M.D., Ph.D.

Deputy Director

Focus Areas
Precision oncology, experimental therapeutics, biomarker science

Elizabeth Worthey, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Worthey, Ph.D.

Associate Director

Focus Areas
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Cystic Fibrosis Research, Genomic Diagnostics & Bioinformatics

Fernando Ovalle, M.D.

Fernando Ovalle, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Focus Areas:
Precision diabetes and subtypes of diabetes classification

Forest Huls, M.D.

Forest Huls, M.D.

Assistant Director

Focus Areas
Laboratory medicine, clinical pathology, and rare disease

Jillian Tinglin

Jillian Tinglin

MD student, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Jordan Whitlock

Alumni analyst, Graduate Student, Graduate Biomedical Sciences Program

Lindsay Jenkins

Alumni analyst, MD student, Wayne State University

Mae Crumbley

Mae Crumbley

MBA Graduate Student, University of Alabama

Matt Might, Ph.D.

Matt Might, Ph.D.

Director

Focus Areas
Precision prevention, diagnosis and therapeutics across rare diseases, cancer and common/chronic conditions

Matthew Jarrell

Matthew Jarrell

Undergraduate Neuroscience major

Meg McCalley

Alumni analyst, MD student, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Michael Patton, M.D./Ph.D. student

Michael Patton, M.D./Ph.D. student

Medical Scientist Training Program, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, rare disease

Mariko Nakano, Ph.D.

Mariko Nakano, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Focus Areas:
Medical ethics, biomedical ethics, research ethics

Nan Cher Yeo, Ph.D.

Nan Cher Yeo, Ph.D.

Instructor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Focus Areas:
Rare-disease mechanisms, model organisms, functional studies

Nicholas Southern

Nicholas Southern

Undergraduate Neuroscience major, SciTech Honors Program

Nita Limdi, Pharm.D.,Ph.D. MSPH, FAHA

Nita Limdi, Pharm.D.,Ph.D. MSPH, FAHA

Associate Director

Focus Areas
Pharmacogenomic, common diseases, implementation science

Sanjiv K. Bajaj, M.D.

Sanjiv K. Bajaj, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, VAMC Section

Focus Areas:
Global health and body imaging, with special interest in MRI and Ultrasound

Sienna Rucka

Sienna Rucka

Undergraduate Neuroscience major, SciTech Honors Program

Starlette Dabbs, M.B.A.

Starlette Dabbs, M.B.A.

JHS Administrator for Precision Medicine, Genomics and Genetics

Stephen Barnes, Ph.D.

Stephen Barnes, Ph.D.

Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Director, Targeted Metabolomics and Proteomics Labratory

Focus areas:
Conjugation of bile acids; polyphenols, lens cataracts and omics

Summer Thyme, Ph.D.

Summer Thyme, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology

Focus Areas: Neuropsychiatric disorders, model organisms, drug screens

Tamsyn Osborn

Tamsyn Osborn

Program coordinator

Focus Areas:
Administration, event organizer, science communication

William Byrd, Ph.D.

William Byrd, Ph.D.

Assistant Director

Focus Areas
Precision biomedical informatics, artificial intelligence