Katrina Dipple, Ph.D.


Department of Human Genetics

Gonda 5506B (office) | Gonda 5335 (lab)


  • BS, Indiana University
  • MD/PhD, Indiana University
  • Residency, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Post-doctorate fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests

Her work has focused on understanding the complexity of genetic disorders including the role of fat metabolism in type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Recent Papers

  1. Bui P.H., Dorrani N., Wong D., Perens G., Dipple K.M., Quintero-Rivera F. “First report of a de novo 18q11.2 microdeletion including GATA6 associated with complex congenital heart disease and renal abnormalities.” Am J Med Genet A. 2012 May 21.
  2. Amarillo I.E., Dipple K.M., Quintero-Rivera F. “Familial Microdeletion of 17q24.3 Upstream of SOX9 is Associated With Isolated Pierre Robin Sequence Due to Position Effect.” Am J Med Genet A. 2013 May;161(5):1167-72.
  3. Peredo J., Quintero-Rivera F., Bradley J.P., Tu M., Dipple K.M. “Cleft Lip and Palate in a Patient with 5q35.2-q35.5 Microdeletion: The Importance of Chromosomal Microarray Testing in the Craniofacial Clinic.” Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2012 Mar 26.
  4. Wightman P.J., Jackson G.R., Dipple K.M. “Glycerol hypersensitivity in a Drosophilia model for glycerol kinase deficiency is affected by mutations in eye pigmentation genes.” PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e31779.
  5. Gallant N.M., Baldwin E., Salamon N, Dipple K.M., Quintero-Rivera F., “Pontocerebellar hypoplasia in association with de novo 19p13.11p13.12 microdeletion,” Am J Med Genet A. 2011 Nov;155A(11):2871-8. Epub 2011 Oct 12.
  6. Kosuga M., Henderson-MacLennan N.K., Zhang Y.H., Huang B.L., Dipple K.M., McCabe E.R., “Glycerol homeostasis and metabolism in glycerol kinase carrier mice,” Mol Genet Metab. 2011 Jul;103(3):297-9. Epub 2011 Feb 19.
  7. Ortube M.C., Dipple K., Setoguchi Y., Kawamoto H.K. Jr., Demer J.L., “Ocular manifestations of oblique facial clefts,” J Craniofac Surg. 2010 Sep;21(5):1630-1.
  8. Dean J.T., Rizk M.L., Tan Y., Dipple K.M., Liao J.C., “Ensemble modeling of hepatic fatty acid metabolism with a synthetic glyoxylate shunt,” Biophys J. 2010 Apr 21;98(8):1385-95.
  9. Sriram G., Parr L.S., Rahib L., Liao J.C., Dipple K.M., “Moonlighting function of glycerol kinase causes systems-level changes in rat hepatoma cells,” Metabo Eng. 2010 Jul;12(4):332-40. Epub 2010 Apr 20.
  10. Sakamoto K.M., Dipple K.M., Becoming a woman physician scientist,” Acad Med. 2009 Jul;84(7):817.