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Ed Wilcox

Research Associate Professor

4102 LSB
Provo, UT 84602


Married to Ruth Wilcox with five children. Interests are in reading, music, sports, grandchildren and snorkeling.

Teaching Interests

Happy to help in course work involving DNA sequencing.

Research Interests

Keeping up to date with the many different DNA Sequencing instruments available at the DNA Sequencing Center


PhD, Biochemistry, University of California, Davis, 1982


Associate Research Professor, DNA Sequencing Center, 2005-Present

Honors and Awards

College of Life Sciences : Distinguished Service Award

Courses Taught

Spring 2014

  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 015

Winter 2012

  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 023

Fall 2011

  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 019

Spring 2011

  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 015


Journal Articles

Herbert ZT, Kershner JP, Butty V, Thimmapuram J, Choudhari S, Aleskseyev YO, Fan J, Podnar JW, Wilcox E, Gipson J, et al. 2018. Cross-site comparison of ribosomal depletion kits for Illumina RNAseq library construction. BMC Genomics. 19(199). doi:

Wilcox ER. 2014. Novel lip pit phenotypes and mutations of IRF6 in Van der Woude syndrome patients from Pakistan. Clinical Genetics. 85(5):487-91. doi:10.1111/cge.12207.

Malika S, Kakar N, Hasnain S, Ahmad J, Wilcox ER, Naz S. 2010. Epidemiology of Van der Woude Syndrome from Mutational Analyses in Affected Patients from Pakistan. Clinical Genetics. 78(3):247-256.

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