Rex L Chisholm, PhD

Rex L Chisholm, PhD

Vice Dean for Scientific Affairs and Graduate Education

Adam and Richard T. Lind Professor of Medical Genetics

Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology and Surgery

Contact

312-503-3209

Rubloff Building Suite 12-191
750 N Lake Shore
Chicago IL 60611

r-chisholm( at )northwestern.edu

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Education and Certification

PhD: University of Michigan, Microbiology (1980)
Postdoctoral Fellowship: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1984)

Interests

Description of Interests

A primary goal of my work is to establish the approaches and benefits of genomics informed personalized medicine. A key element of this is participation in the eMERGE consortium (http://gwas.net), where I serve as the steering committee chair. This project uses Electronic Health Records linked biobank samples (www.nugene.org) to study the genetics of disease susceptibility, therapeutic outcomes and pharmacogenomics. My group is also interested in genome informatics, particularly genome annotation and visualization technology.

Interests (Keywords)

Bioinformatics; Biotechnology; Cell Biology; Cytoskeleton; Genetics; Genomics

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