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Bioinformatics Specialist
Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine (CMEM)
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute
Remote Location
Atlanta, GA 
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Phone: (404) 376-5663
Fax: (267) 426-0978

Research Statement

Ms. Lott is the curator of the Mitomap database of human mitochondrial DNA variation.

Selected Publications

  • Wallace DC, Lott MT, Procaccio V (2013) Mitochondrial Genes in Degenerative Diseases, Cancer and Aging. In Rimoin DL, Connor JM, Pyeritz RE, Korf BR (Eds.), Emery and Rimoin's Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics, 6th Edition.
  • Wallace DC, Lott MT, Leipzig J, Xie, M. Procaccio V, Derbeneva O  (2013) MITOMAP: A Human Mitochondrial Genome Database (web site).  2013.
  • Elson JL, Sweeney MG, Procaccio V, Yarham JW, Salas A, Kong QP, van der Westhuizen FH, Pitceathly RD, Thorburn DR, Lott MT, Wallace DC, Taylor RW and McFarland R. Toward a mtDNA locus-specific mutation database using the LOVD platform. Human Mutation 33: 1352-1358, 2012.
  • Wallace DC, Zheng X, Lott MT, Shoffner JM, Hodge JA, Kelley RI, Epstein CM, Hopkins LC. Familial mitochondrial encephalomyopathy (MERRF): Genetic, pathophysiological, and biochemical characterization of a mitochondrial DNA disease. Cell 55:601-610, 1998.
  • Wallace DC, Singh G, Lott MT, Hodge JA, Schurr TG, Lezza AM, Elsas LJ, Nikoskelainen EK. Mitochondrial DNA mutation associated with Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy. Science 242:1427-1430, 1988

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