Contact Info

Phone: (256) 327-9490
Location: 601 Genome Way, Huntsville, AL 35806

Greg Cooper, PhD

Human Genetics and Genomics

Greg Cooper, PhD, is a faculty investigator at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Throughout his career, Cooper has focused on understanding the structures, functions and evolutionary histories of individual human genomes and finding ways to translate that understanding into useful predictions about human health and disease. Cooper earned a PhD in genetics from Stanford University in 2006. He completed postdoctoral research at the University of Washington in 2009 before joining HudsonAlpha in 2010.

2001-2006 PhD in Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

1997-2001 BS in Mathematics and Statistics, BA in Microbiology, summa cum laude, Miami University, Oxford, OH

2010-Present Faculty Investigator, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, AL

2010-Present Adjunct Instructor, Department of Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham

2009-2010 Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2006-2009 Senior Fellow, Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Advisors: Evan E. Eichler and Deborah A. Nickerson

2001-2006 PhD Student, Department of Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Advisor: Arend Sidow, Thesis: Evolutionary constraints on the human genome

2007 UW Genome Training Grant Postdoctoral Fellowship

2007-2010 Merck, Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund Postdoctoral Fellowship

2001-2006 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Doctoral Fellowship

1999-2001 Goldwater Scholar

1997-2001 Harrison Scholar, Miami University

Recent New

January 22, 2018
Alabama families seeking genomic testing will have more options than ever before in 2018, thanks to a number of new initiatives and research projects across the state. At HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology alone, more than 10...
January 5, 2018
Huntsville, Ala. – Registration is now open for HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology’s annual Double Helix Dash 5K and one-mile fun run. In its seventh year, the Double Helix Dash raises funds and awareness for HudsonAlpha...
January 4, 2018
Victor and Jeannette Vega of Madison, Ala. knew their daughter Tiana was falling behind in her development but had no idea that she would be diagnosed with a condition so rare, it occurs in about 1 in 10,000, and only in girls. ...
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