Ophthalmology And Visual Sciences

Terry Braun, BS, MS, PhD


Director, Coordinated Laboratory for Computational Genomics
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Contact Information

Primary Office: 5318  SC
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-6285

Office: 5318 SC
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-285

Email: terry-braun@uiowa.edu
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BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Iowa
MS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Iowa
PhD, Genetics, University of Iowa

Education/Training Program Affiliations

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience

Research Summary

Genetics; bioinformatics and computational genetics; macular degeneration.

Center, Program and Institute Affiliations

Carver Family Center for Macular Degeneration
Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
Iowa Initiative in Human Genetics
John and Marcia Carver Nonprofit Genetic Testing Laboratory
Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research

Selected Publications

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Taylor K, Booth K, Azaiez H, Sloan C, Kolbe D, Glanz E, Shearer A, DeLuca A, Anand V, Hildebrand M, Simpson A, Eppsteiner R, Scheetz T, Braun T, Huygen P, Smith R, Casavant T.  Audioprofile Surfaces: The 21st Century Audiogram..  The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology.  2016 May 1. 125(5):361-8.

Brownstein C, Beggs A, Homer N, Merriman B, Yu T, Flannery K, Dechene E, Towne M, Savage S, Price E, Holm I, Luquette L, Lyon E, Majzoub J, Neupert P, McCallie Jr D, Szolovits P, Willard H, Mendelsohn N, Temme R, Finkel R, Yum S, Medne L, Sunyaev S, Adzhubey I, Cassa C, de Bakker P, Duzkale  H, Dworzy Ski P, Fairbrother W, Francioli L, Funke B, Giovanni M, Handsaker R, Lage K, Lebo M, Lek M, Leshchiner I, Macarthur D, McLaughlin H, Murray M, Pers T, Polak P, Raychaudhuri S, Rehm H, Soemedi R, Stitziel N, Vestecka S, Supper J, Gugenmus C, Klocke B, Hahn A, Schubach M, Menzel M, Biskup S, Freisinger P, Deng M, Braun M, Perner S, Smith R, Andorf J, Huang J, Ryckman K, Sheffield V, Stone E, Bair T, Black-Ziegelbein E, Braun T, Darbro B, Deluca A, Kolbe D, Scheetz T, Shearer A, Sompallae R, Wang K, Bassuk A, Edens E, Mathews K, Moore S, Shchelochkov O, Trapane P, Bossler A, Campbell C, Heusel J, Kwitek A, Maga T, Panzer K, Wassink T, Van Daele D, Azaiez H, Booth K, Meyer N, Segal M, Williams M, Tromp G, White P, Corsmeier D, Fitzgerald-Butt S, Herman G, Lamb-Thrush D.  An international effort towards developing standards for best practices in analysis, interpretation and reporting of clinical genome sequencing results in the CLARITY Challenge.  Genome Biol.  2014. 15(3):R53.

Sharma T, McDowell C, Liu Y, Wagner A, Thole D, Faga B, Wordinger R, Braun T, Clark A.  Optic nerve crush induces spatial and temporal gene expression patterns in retina and optic nerve of BALB/cJ mice.  Mol Neurodegener.  2014. 9:14.

Scheetz T, Fingert J, Wang K, Kuehn M, Knudtson K, Alward W, Boldt H, Russell S, Folk J, Casavant T, Braun T, Clark A, Stone E, Sheffield V.  A genome-wide association study for primary open angle glaucoma and macular degeneration reveals novel Loci.  PLoS One.  2013. 8(3):358657.

Whitmore S, Braun T, Skeie J, Haas C, Sohn E, Stone E, Scheetz T, Mullins R.  Altered gene expression in dry age-related macular degeneration suggests early loss of choroidal endothelial cells.  Mol Vis.  2013. 19:2274-2297.

Wagner A, Anand V, Wang W, Chatterton J, Sun D, Shepard A, Jacobson N, Pang I, Deluca A, Casavant T, Scheetz T, Mullins R, Braun T, Clark A.  Exon-level expression profiling of ocular tissues.  Exp Eye Res.  2013. 111:105-111.

Tucker B, Mullins R, Streb L, Anfinson K, Stone M, Kaalberg E, Riker M, Drack A, Braun T, Stone E.  Patient-specific iPSC-derived photoreceptor precursor cells as a means to investigate retinitis pigmentosa.  Elife (Cambridge).  2013. 2:e00824.

Wagner A, Taylor K, Deluca A, Casavant T, Mullins R, Stone E, Scheetz T, Braun T.  Prioritization of retinal disease genes: an integrative approach.  Hum Mutat.  2013. 34(6):853-859.

Kim B, Braun T, Wordinger R, Clark A.  Progressive morphological changes and impaired retinal function associated with temporal regulation of gene expression after retinal ischemia/reperfusion injury in mice..  Mol Neurodegener.  2013. 8:21.

Gavin A, Scheetz T, Roberts C, O'Leary B, Braun T, Sheffield V, Soares M, Robinson J, Casavant T.  Pooled library tissue tags for EST-based gene discovery.  Bioinformatics.  2002 September. 18(9):1162-6.

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