Absher Lab

Epigenomic analysis of complex human traits and diseases.

Complex Traits and Diseases

The Absher Lab utilizes genomic approaches to study complex diseases and traits. Current projects include genetic and epigenetic studies of multiple forms of cancer, cardiovascular disease and its risk factors, and autoimmune disorders. The lab combines high-throughput genomic technologies and bioinformatic approaches to study human genetic and epigenetic variation that contributes to important public health issues.

The Absher Lab is supported in part by the National Institutes of Health (Award Numbers UL1TR001417, P30CA013148, R01DK104347, R01CA200653 and R01DK112358), the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation, and the UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine. The content of this website is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the sponsors.

Lab Members

Devin Absher

Faculty Investigator

Megan Breitbach

Graduate Assistant Trainee

Kevin Roberts

Research Associate II

Kelly Anne Williams

Senior Scientist

Kimberly Hobbs

Graduate Assistant Trainee

Jun Song

Senior Scientist

Yanfeng Zhang

Postdoctoral Fellow