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Phone: 256-327-9554
Location: 601 Genome Way, Huntsville, AL 35806

Jozef Lazar, MD, PhD

PhD in Physiology, Comenius University, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia

Jozef Lazar, MD, PhD, joined the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology as a faculty investigator in 2015. Lazar earned his MD from the Medical School of Comenius University in Martin and PhD from Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovak Republic and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in genetics and biochemistry at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. After joining the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee in 2002, Lazar found a new passion in the area of genetic dissection of complex diseases such as kidney failure, hypertension, type II diabetes mellitus, skin cancer and myocardial ischemia using genetically modified animal models. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed articles in top scientific journals including Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Endocrinology and Genome Research.

Recent News

March 7, 2018
March 8 is National Kidney Day As National Kidney Day is recognized on March 8, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology scientists announce a discovery about how a genetic change, or variant, in a single DNA building block encompa...
February 1, 2018
Jeremy Prokop, PhD, a senior scientist at HudsonAlpha since 2015, has accepted a position as an assistant professor at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in the departments of Pediatrics and Human Development and ...
May 16, 2017
Please join us for our next seminar featuring Michael Flister at noon on Wednesday, May 17, in the HudsonAlpha auditorium. Flister is an assistant professor in the Human and Molecular Genetics Center and the Department of Physiolo...
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