Investigator Profile: Kyle Gaulton

Assistant Professor
Consortium: HPAC







Where are you from originally, and where did you go to school?

I grew up in Philadelphia, and went to the University of Pennsylvania for college and UNC Chapel Hill for graduate school

►What is your current position?

Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at UCSD

►Why did you decide to become a researcher?

I love asking questions, thinking about new and creative ideas, and solving problems

►What is the “Big Picture” of what you study?

My lab studies how genetic variants in non-coding sequence affect gene regulation in specific cell types and tissues, and how these processes contribute to

►What is your favorite aspect of your research?

Mentoring students and working with collaborators

► What do you hope to achieve with your research?

I hope to provide meaningful contributions to understanding our genome and its role in diabetes and other complex disease.

►When not in the lab what are your favorite hobbies/activities?

Traveling and soccer



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