Research/Areas of Interest: I no longer accept students for dissertation research. My laboratory studied genes essential for embryonic development in mice, and the connections between mutations in these genes and congenital human defects. His laboratory generated many genetically-engineered mouse models, including models for inherited human disease syndromes, as well as for common birth defects.


  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States, 1985
  • BS, State University of New York - Stony Brook, United States, 1976