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Dale Hedges, Ph.D.

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Dale  Hedges, Ph.D.


  • English


  • Voluntary Assistant Professor, Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics



Dale J. Hedges, Ph.D., is the Co-Director of Research Informatics and Associate Director of the Center for Genome Technology at the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics. His research interests span several areas, including mobile genetic elements and their relationship to human disease. He laboratory is engaged in basic research surrounding host regulation of retrotransposon activity and the associated impact on local chromatin structure.  Dr. Hedges is actively involved in projects that seek to discover of genetic risk factors for Non-Syndromic Cleft Lip and Palate, Neural Tube Defects, and Autism. He employs a mixture of laboratory and computational methods, and members of his laboratory have an opportunity to participate in both molecular and bioinformatics projects.