Other - Faculty
The faculty at the Institute for Genome Sciences have multi-disciplinary backgrounds in microbiology, infectious diseases, epidemiology, immunology and other fields that further their genome research.
Our specialty areas include microbial genomics, infectious diseases, plant biology, cancer genomics, human genetic variation, bioinformatics, organismal diversity and evolution, metagenomics, and protein function. We collaborate with other investigators worldwide to help translate the data from our research into developing new diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics.
We also have appointments at the world-renowned University of Maryland School of Medicine, where we teach medical and graduate students.