Mark F. Leppert, PhD


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Academic Information

  • Departments: Human Genetics - Distinguished Professor Emeritus
  • Cancer Center Programs: Cancer Control & Population Sciences

Academic Office Information

  • 801-581-8131
  • George and Dolores Eccles Institute of Human Genetics
    Human Genetics
    15 N 2030 E, Room: 7160
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Mark Leppert, PhD, is a professor and co-chair in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Utah and a member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program at Huntsman Cancer Institute.

Leppert provides researchers throughout the world with access to genetic markers and techniques for rapid, large-scale genotyping which helps identify genes associated with cancer. He hopes to develop new and improved techniques for identifying genetic variations that indicate predispositions to cancer and other diseases.

Leppert received a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and a PhD from the University of Minnesota.

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Utah Medical School
Cellular, Viral and Molecular Biology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Minnesota
Genetics and Cellular Biology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Minnesota
Undergraduate Wesleyan University