Our Team

THINC@BCM is a group of interdisciplinary scientists at Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Medical Center who are driven to discover fundamental mechanisms of gene control and to translate these discoveries into early therapeutic development.

Leadership Team


Damian W. Young, Ph.D.
CPRIT Scholar for Cancer Research
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology and Pathology

Charles Y. Lin, Ph.D.
CPRIT Scholar for Cancer Research
Pew Scholar
Assistant Professor of Molecular & Human Genetics

Trey Westbrook, Ph.D.
McNair Scholar in Cancer Research
Welch Chair in Chemistry
Professor in Molecular & Human Genetics and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology