Craig Warden

Craig Warden

Position Title
Professor Emeritus

  • Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences
4437 Tupper Hall

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

Grad Group Affiliations

Specialties / Focus

  • Human Genetics and Genomics


  • Warden Lab


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


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