Director

  • Nancy J. Cox, PhD

    Director, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute
    Professor of Medicine, Division of Genetic Medicine
    Director, Division of Genetic Medicine
    Mary Phillips Edmonds Gray Professor of Genetics

Associate Director

  • Todd Edwards, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Epidemiology
    Associate Director, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute

Faculty

  • Melinda C. Aldrich, PhD, MPH

    Assistant Professor of Thoracic Surgery
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Epidemiology

  • Thomas Aune, PhD

    Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

  • H. Scott Baldwin, MD

    Katrina Overall McDonald Chair in Pediatrics
    Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
    Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology

  • Jada Benn Torres, PhD

    Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

  • Jeffrey Blume, PhD

    Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Biostatistics

  • Seth Bordenstein, PhD

    Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
    Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology

  • Milam A Brantley, Jr., MD, PhD

    Associate Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Vanderbilt Eye Institute

  • Kendal Scot Broadie, PhD

    Stevenson Professor of Neurobiology
    Professor of Biological Sciences
    Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
    Professor of Pharmacology

  • John (Tony) Capra, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Computer Science

  • Guanhua Chen, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics

  • Ellen Wright Clayton, MD, JD

    Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics
    Professor of Law
    Professor of Health Policy, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society

  • James Crowe, MD

    Ann Scott Carell Chair in Pediatrics
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology
    Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Center

  • Lea Davis, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Genetic Medicine

  • Joshua Denny, MD, MS

    Professor of Biomedical Informatics
    Professor of Medicine
    Director, Center for Precision Medicine
    Vice President for Personalized Medicine

  • QiPing Feng, PhD

    Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology

  • Katherine L. Friedman, PhD

    Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

  • Reyna Gordon, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
    Assistant Professor, Psychology
    Associate Director, Program for Music, Mind & Society at Vanderbilt
    Director of Vanderbilt Music Cognition Lab, Department of Otolaryngology, Bill Wilkerson Center

  • Yan Guo, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology
    VANGARD Technical Director for Bioinformatics

  • Emily Hodges, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

  • Ela Knapik, MD

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Genetic Medicine
    Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

  • Bingshan Li, PhD

    Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

  • MacRae Linton, MD

    Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
    Schillig Chair in Medicine

  • Jirong Long, PhD

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Epidemiology

  • Simon Mallal, MBBS

    Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology
    Major E. B. Stahlman Chair in Infectious Diseases and Inflammation
    Director, Vanderbilt Center for Translational and Clinical Immunology

  • Douglas Mortlock, PhD

    Research Assistant Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

  • James Patton, PhD

    Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences
    Director, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program
    Director, Honors Program in Biological Sciences

  • John A. Phillips, MD

    David T. Karzon Professor of Pediatrics
    Professor of Biochemistry, Medicine, and Pathology
    Director, Pediatric Division of Medical Genetics and Genomic Medicine

  • Andrea H. Ramirez, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine

  • Dan Roden, MD

    Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
    Sam L. Clark, MD, PhD Endowed Chair
    Professor of Pharmacology
    Professor of Biomedical Informatics
    Director, Oates Institute for Experimental Therapeutics
    Principal Investigator, BioVU

  • Antonis Rokas, PhD

    Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Biological Sciences
    Professor of Biological Sciences
    Professor of Biomedical Informatics

  • Douglas Ruderfer, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Genetic Medicine
    Departments of Medicine, Psychiatry and Biomedical Informatics

  • Shirley Russell, PhD

    Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Dermatology

  • David Samuels, PhD

    Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
    Director of Graduate Studies, Human Genetics Training Program

  • Barbara Schneider, PhD

    Research Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

  • Yu Shyr, PhD

    Harold L. Moses Chair in Cancer Research
    Director, Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences
    Director, Vanderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics Analysis and Research Design (VANGARD)
    Associate Director, Quantitative Sciences Integration, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
    Professor of Biostatistics, Biomedical Informatics, Cancer Biology, and Health Policy

  • Jeffrey R. Smith, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Genetic Medicine
    Associate Professor of Cancer Biology

  • E. Michelle Southard-Smith, PhD

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Genetic Medicine
    Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

  • C. Michael Stein, MBChB

    Dan May Chair in Medicine
    Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Division of Clinical Pharmacology

  • James Sutcliffe, PhD

    Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry

  • Zheng Zheng (Jane) Tang, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

  • Sara Van Driest, MD

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics

  • Digna Velez Edwards, PhD

    Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Bryan Venters, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

  • Yaomin Xu, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
    Center for Quantitative Sciences

  • Chang Yu, PhD

    Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics

     

  • Zhongming Zhao, PhD, MS

    Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics

  • Xue Zhong, PhD

    Research Instructor in Medicine, Division of Genetic Medicine

  • Laurence Zwiebel, PhD

    Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair of Biological Sciences
    Professor of Biological Sciences
    Professor of Pharmacology

Research Fellows