Welcome to the Department

Posted On: January 20, 2020

Colin Conine joined the Department of Genetics, the Division of Neonatology, as well as the Penn Epigenetics Institute as an Assistant Professor in January. Colin joins us from the University of Massachusetts Medical School where he received his PhD under the mentorship of Craig Mello and was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Oliver Rando’s lab. His lab focuses on the functions of small RNAs in reproduction, inheritance, and development.

Michael Hart started as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics in January. Mike received his PhD from the Neuroscience Graduate Group at Penn in the lab of Aaron Gitler and did his postdoctoral fellowship at Columbia University with Oliver Hobert. He is also a member of the Autism Spectrum of Excellence (ASPE) in the department. His lab will focus on plasticity of circuits and behavior.