• Research

    We cover a broad range of topics in Genetics, including global genomics, epigenetics, single-cell biology, bioinformatics, & more.

  • Growth. Collaboration. Innovation.

    While our department grows in both faculty and students from across research areas, we not only encourage, but seek out, collaboration between these diverse interests to deliver impactful, innovative, interdisciplinary research.

  • Education

    With over 80 trainees actively pursuing exciting, cutting edge research in our labs, we are committed to supporting undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral education and mentorship.


The Perelman School of Medicine’s Marylyn D. Ritchie and PIK Professor Sarah A. Tishkoff are among 100 new members to be elected this year to the Academy, one of the highest honors in health and…

Researchers find that restoring CDKL5 gene activity reverses many disease signs in young adult mice October 15, 2021 Written by Brandon Lausch, Senior News Director, Penn Medicine News PHILADELPHIA— A devastating genetic disease called CDKL5 deficiency…

Congratulations to Erica Korb for being awarded the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award for her project titled “The epigenetic encoding of learning and memory”. You can learn more about Erica and her lab’s work here.