Carlos Moreno, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology at Emory University School of Medicine

Email: cmoreno [at] emory [dot] edu

Phone: (404)712-2809

Biography

Dr. Moreno is an Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and a member of the Winship Cancer Institute.  He has Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Aerospace Engineering from MIT and received his PhD in Genetics and Molecular Biology from Emory University.  His research efforts include the use of DNA microarrays to identify novel targets for cancer therapy and biomarkers in patient tissues from prostate, brain, breast, and ovarian cancers. Dr. Moreno has specialized in cancer bioinformatics and systems biology, authoring 35 peer-reviewed publications of which 19 have used microarrays to study cancer biology.  He is an expert in analysis of genome-wide expression profiles, transcriptional networks, ChIP-chip studies, biological pathway analysis, and computational analysis of transcription factor binding sites.   He has developed the CONFAC software (http://confac.emory.edu) that enables high throughput analysis of human and mouse promoters.  Dr. Moreno is also Co-Director of the Emory Biomarker Service Center (EBSC), which performs high-throughput genomic and gene expression analyses in a CLIA environment and processes thousands of samples per year.