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Our Program                     Governance

OUR PROGRAM

The Program in Genetics is the main interdisciplinary PhD program in the Natural Sciences at Texas A&M University and offers research opportunities in a diverse range of Specialties: Bioinformatics and Genomics; Conservation and Population Genetics; Medical Genetics; Microbial Genetics; Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Genetics; and Plant Genetics.

Find Us

Mailstop:  2128 TAMU
Address: College Station, TX, 77843 – 2128
Telephone:  +1 979 458-2284
Email: genesec@tamu.edu

GOVERNANCE

Executive Committee

  • Dr. Dorothy Shippen (Chair), Biochemistry and Biophysics (AG)
  • Dr. Deb Bell-Pedersen, Biology (SCI)
  • Dr. Sarah Bondos, Molecular and Cellular Medicine (MED)
  • Dr. James Hu, Biochemistry and Biophysics (AG)
  • Dr. Michael Polymenis, Biochemistry and Biophysics (AG)
  • Dr. Matt Sachs, Biology (SCI)
  • Dr. Raquel Sitcheran, Molecular and Cellular Medicine (MED)
  • Dr. David Stelly, Soil and Crop Sciences (AG)
  • Dr. David Threadgill, Veterinary Pathobiology (VET)
  • Dr. Carol Vargas Bautista, Post Doctoral Administrative Fellow

Recruiting Committee

  • Dr. Raquel Sitcheran (Chair), Molecular and Cellular Medicine (MED)
  • Dr. Michael Criscitiello, Veterinary Pathobiology (VET)
  • Dr. Richard Gomer, Biology (SCI)
  • Dr. Paul Hardin, Biology, (SCI)
  • Dr. Christine Merlin, Biology (SCI)
  • Dr. Terje Raudsepp, Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VET)
  • Dr. Carol Vargas Bautista, Postdoctoral Administrative Fellow

Awards Committee

  • Dr. Matt Sachs (Chair), Biology (SCI)
  • Dr. Jeffrey Cirillo, Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology (MED)
  • Dr. William Murphy, Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VET)
  • Dr. David Riley, Animal Science (AG)

Curriculum Committee

  • Dr. David Treadgill (Chair), Veterinary Pathobiology (VET)
  • Dr. Andy Herring, Animal Science (AG)
  • Dr. Spencer Johnston, Entomology (AG)
  • Dr. Geoffrey Kapler, Molecular and Cellular Medicine (MED)
  • Dr. Michael Polymenis, Biochemistry and Biophysics (AG)
  • Dr. Christopher Seabury, Veterinary Pathobiology (VET)
  • Dr. Deborah Siegele, Biology (SCI)
  • Dr. David Stelly, Soil and Crop Sciences (AG)

Advising Committee

  • Dr. Sarah Bondos (Chair), Molecular and Cellular Medicine (MED)
  • Dr. Rodolfo Aramayo, Biology (SCI)
  • Dr. Vytas Bankaitis, Molecular and Cellular Medicine (MED)
  • Dr. Rene Garcia, Biology (SCI)
  • Dr. Vaishali Katju, Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VET)
  • Dr. Rajesh Miranda, Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics (MED)
  • Dr. Hongmin Qin, Biology (SCI)
  • Dr. Bruce Riley, Biology (SCI)
  • Dr. Jon Skare, Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology (MED)
  • Dr. Deborah Threadgill, Veterinary Pathobiology (VET)

Seminar Committee

  • Dr. Michael Polymenis (Chair), Biochemistry and Biophysics (AG)
  • Dr. James Cai, Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VET)
  • Dr. Sally Ward, Molecular and Cellular Medicine (MED)
  • Dr. Jane Welsh, Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VET)
  • Dr. Carol Vargas Bautista, Postdoctoral Administrative Fellow

Membership Committee

  • Dr. Deborah Bell-Pedersen (Chair), Biology, SCI
  • Dr. Kayla Bayless, Molecular and Cellular Medicine (MED)
  • Dr. Luis Hurtado, Wild Life and Fisheries Sciences (AG)
  • Dr. Nancy Ing, Animal Science (AG)
  • Dr. Mariana Mateos, Wild Life and Fisheries Sciences (AG)
  • Dr. Nancy Turner, Nutrition and Food Sciences (AG)