Robin P Wharton, PhD

Robin Wharton


College of Arts & Sciences


Molecular Genetics

Academic Title


Research Program

Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics

Research Interest

Brain Cancer ● Sequence Deletion

Robin Wharton, PhD, is a member of the Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics Program at the OSUCCC – James, where he focuses his research on post-transcriptional gene regulation during development in the germline of the model system Drosophila melanogaster.

Several of his recent projects are designed to understand the mechanism of Nanos action and illuminate the role of germline genes in tumor formation driven by lethal(3) malignant brain tumor.

Dr. Wharton has co-authored more than 30 articles in well-respected journals such as Genetics, Journal of Molecular Biology and The EMBO Journal.

Office Location

982 Biomedical Research Tower

460 W 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210



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