Genetics

Genetics

genes • gene editing • heredity• evolution • genetic variability • phenotypic variability • horizontal gene transfer • meiosis • recombination • epigenetics • DNA repair and replication • chromosome segregation • cell division • gene regulation • development • aging • pathogenesis • cancer • disease

Tyler Jacks
Faculty Spotlight

Tyler Jacks

Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research; David H. Koch Professor of Biology; Daniel K. Ludwig Scholar for Cancer Research; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Tyler Jacks is interested in the genetic events contributing to the development of cancer, and his group has created a series of mouse strains engineered to carry mutations in genes known to be involved in human cancers.