Genetic Faculty

Stanford Medicine Professor of Pathology, Professor of Genetics and of Biomedical Data Science

Montgomery Lab

Our lab focuses on understanding the mechanisms by which genetic variation influences human traits.

Associate Professor (Teaching) of Genetics

Research Director for the Genetic Counseling Program

Nakauchi Lab

We are working on uncovering new diseases, elucidating the causes of disease, and developing therapeutic modalities by connecting the knowledge and methodology of basic science ...

Professor of Genetics (Stem Cell)
Adjunct Professor, Genetics
Professor of Genetics

Pringle Lab

Applying the model-system approach to studies of yeast cell biology and the cellular and molecular biology of the cnidarian-dinoflagellate symbiosis.

Bing Professor of Population Studies, Professor of Genetics and Biology

Prichard Lab

We are interested in a broad range of problems at the interface of genomics and evolutionary biology.

Xiaojie Qiu


Single Cell Genomics


Elaine and John Chambers Professor of Pediatric Cancer and Professor of Genetics

Sage Lab

We investigate molecular and cellular mechanisms of  cell cycle progression and tumorigenesis.

Assistant Professor of Genetics

Sanulli Lab

We study the organizing principles of the genome and how these principles regulate cell identity and developmental switches.

Professor of Genetics

Sherlock Lab

The Sherlock lab studies the evolutionary process using experimental evolution using yeast as a model system.

Professor of Pathology and of Genetics


We have a diverse research program at the interface of computational and functional genomics.


Stanford W. Ascherman Professor of Genetics

Snyder Lab

We are presently in an omics revolution in which genomes and other omes can be readily characterized.


Professor of Biology

Stearns Lab

The central question behind our work is how the centrosome and primary cilium control cell function and influence development.


Dieter Schwarz Foundation Endowed Professor

Steinmetz Lab

The Steinmetz lab develops and applies interdisciplinary, genome-wide technologies to investigate the functions and mechanisms of genome regulation in health and disease.


Professor of Genetics and, by courtesy, of Statistics

Tang Lab

Research in our laboratory aims to uncover the evolutionary forces that have shaped the patterns of genetic variations.


Professor of Genetics, of Biology and, by courtesy, of Chemistry

Ting Lab

The Ting lab develops technologies to study and manipulate the molecular properties of living cells, with a particular focus on the proteins and RNA that regulate mitochondria and synapses


Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Major Laboratories and Clinical Translational Neurosciences Incubator) and of Genetics

Urban Lab

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Major Laboratories and Clinical Translational Neurosciences Incubator) and of Genetics


Berthold and Belle N. Guggenhime Professor and Professor of Developmental Biology and of Genetics

Villeneuve Lab

Understanding the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying the faithful inheritance and function of eukaryotic chromosomes.


Professor of Genetics and, by courtesy, of Ophthalmology

Vollrath Lab

Work in the Vollrath laboratory is focused on understanding processes in the eye that are relevant to human health and disease.


Associate Professor of Genetics and of Pathology

Winslow Lab

The goal of our lab is to understand the mechanisms of cancer progression and metastasis.