Myers Lab

We develop and apply high-throughput DNA sequencing and analysis technologies to study the genetics and genomics of human biology and disease.

Disease-Related Research

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ENCODE

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The Myers Lab is at the forefront of basic and clinical investigations into human biology and disease. Using cutting-edge genomic technologies and high-throughput next-generation sequencing, we are advancing understanding of gene regulatory systems and how these mechanisms are altered during inception and progression of human disease. One facet of our laboratory is technological development, in which we create innovative techniques to examine molecular entities both individually and genome-wide. We are active members of the ENCylopedia Of DNA Elements (ENCODE) Consortium, producing genome-wide measurements of gene expression, transcription factor binding, and DNA methylation to identify and characterize functional elements within the human genome. We are also comprised of an experienced team of computational biologists that analyze large datasets effectively using the latest developments in analytical tools. Through our application of these genomic resources, we are enhancing our understanding of the biology of human disease and discovering clinically translatable genomic signatures that may impact the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Lab Members

Kathy-Rader

Kathy Rader

Executive Assistant
Joy-Agee

Joy Agee

Postdoctoral Fellow
Michelle-Amaral

Michelle Amaral

Postdoctoral Fellow
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Laurel Brandsmeier

Technician
Nick Cochran, PhD, was selected for a genomic medicine research training program funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Nick Cochran

Postdoctoral Fellow
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Kenny Day

Senior Scientist
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Krysta Engel

Postdoctoral Fellow
Drew-Hardigan

Andrew Hardigan

MD/PhD Graduate Student
Mrie-Kirby

Marie Kirby

Senior Scientist
Brittany-Lasseigne

Brittany Lasseigne

Postdoctoral Fellow
Mark-Mackiewicz

Mark Mackiewicz

Senior Scientist
Sarah-Meadows

Sarah Meadows

Senior Technician
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Luke Messer

Undergraduate Student
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Dianne Moore

Senior Technician
Kim-Newberry

Kim Newberry

Senior Technician
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Rosie Nguyen

Technician
Chris-Partridge

Chris Partridge

Senior Scientist
Amy-Ridgway

Amy Ridgeway

Technician
Brian-Roberts

Brian Roberts

Senior Scientist
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Daniel Savic

Postdoctoral Fellow
Dmytra-Starenki

Dmytro Starenki

Senior Scientist

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