U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-594-3285
Email: charlesj@niddk.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Ph.D.University of Maryland1995
  • M.S.Clemson University1983

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    • Molecular Biology/Biochemistry
    Research Summary/In Plain Language

    Research in Plain Language

    The packets of DNA that carry genetic information do not always stay in the same from generation to generation.  Sometimes bits of DNA are copied out of a chromosome, duplicated, and inserted into a new location.  These “jumping genes” can cause diseases.  I am studying how some proteins help make this relocation of DNA possible.​