Sean Thomas, PhD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Department||Epidemiology & Biostatistics|
|Address||550 16th Street|
San Francisco CA 94158
|University of California, Los Angeles||Ph.D.||2006||Molecular Biology|
|University of North Carolina, Charlotte||BA||2000||Architecture|
|Unviersity of North Carolina, Charlotte||BS||2000||Biology|
|UCSF||2014||CTSI Consultant of the Year|
The regulation of gene expression in eukaryotes is my major interest. Chromatin structure, epigenetic marks, context-dependent signaling, and the scrum of transcription factor binding throughout the genome all contribute to the expression of a gene. I collaborate with other researchers to study the regulation of gene expression in a number of contexts from embryonic development, to stem cell differentiation, to cross-species comparisons of regulatory architecture.
I also specialize generally in computational biology approaches to understanding and analyzing enormous biological datasets.
As a professional consultant with Gladstone Institutes and UCSF's CTSI, I have a number of ongoing research projects across a range of subjects and am available for consultations with new researchers.
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