Craig Warden

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Rowe Program in Genetics
Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior

Offices and Labs

4437 Tupper Hall
(530) 752-4187


1982 PhD University of California, San Diego
1975 BS University of California, Riverside

Research Interests

My laboratory seeks to identify genes that promote accumulation of body fat. We study humans, mice, and C. elegans. We use a variety of techniques, including genetic mapping, mRNA expr

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Integrated Genetics and Genomics

Specialties / Focus

Integrated Genetics and Genomics
  • Human Genetics and Genomics


Warden Lab website

Teaching Interests

I teach medical students about the biological basis of obesity. Starting winter 2000 I will teach a freshman seminar on "Issues in body weight regulation." Starting fall 2000 I will teach an


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  • York B, AA Truett, MP Monteiro, SJ Barry, CH Warden, JK Naggert, Maddatu. 1999. Gene-environment interaction: a significant diet-dependent obesity locus demonstrated in a congenic segment on mouse chromosome 7. Mammalian Genome. 10:457-62
  • Jekabsons MB, FM Gregoire, NA Schonfeld-Warden, CH Warden CH, BA Horwitz. 1999. T(3) stimulates resting metabolism and UCP-2 and UCP-3 mRNA but not nonphosphorylating mitochondrial respiration in mice. American Journal of Physiology. 277:E380-9
  • Warden C. 1998. Genetics of uncoupling proteins in humans. International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disord. Supplement 6:S46-8