Skip to main content

Assistant Professor, Genetics

Research Interests

Keywords: biocuration, clinical genetics, ClinGen

Courtney earned her PhD in Biomolecular Sciences from the University of Central Florida in 2007, followed by a postdoctoral fellowships in the laboratories of Drs. Manzoor Bhat (2008-2012) and Ben Philpot (2012-2016) at UNC Chapel Hill.  She joined the laboratory of Dr. Jonathan Berg in 2016 as a Biocurator and now serves as the Director of the ClinGen-affiliated UNC Biocuration and Coordination Core, with oversight of training, progress, and development of clinical domain working groups and expert panels within ClinGen.

Courtney Thaxton CV

Courtney Thaxton CV_2020

Mentor Training:

  • Bias 101
  • Racial Equity Institute Phase 1 Training


Courtney Thaxton in UNC Genetics News

Courtney Thaxton, PhD
  • Genetics