Murray Brilliant

Director (Marshfield Clinic), Center for Human Genetics

brilliant.murray@mcrf.mfldclin.edu

(715) 221-6469

Marshfield Clinic Center for Human Genetics

Murray Brilliant

Murray Brilliant, PhD, is Director, Center for Human Genetics. Dr. Brilliant is well-known for his research on the genetics of human albinism. He received his Bachelor’s degree (Magna Cum Laude) from Syracuse University and completed his doctoral work in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology at the University of Colorado. He held the post of Lindholm Professor of Mammalian Genetics in the Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Arizona before joining the MCRI as the Director of the Center for Human Genetics. In addition to his work on albinism, he also conducts research on the role of rare and common genetic variation in complex diseases and drug reactions.