Our Team

Principal Investigator

  • Michael Gandal, MD/PhD

    Michael Gandal, MD/PhD

    Associate Professor
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Staff Scientist

Post-doctoral Fellows

  • Pan Zhang, PhD

    Pan Zhang, PhD

    Staff Research Associate
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  • Miao Tang, MD/PhD

    Miao Tang, MD/PhD

    Post-doctoral Fellow
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  • Yeda Wu, MD/PhD

    Yeda Wu, MD/PhD

    Post-doctoral Fellow
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  • Yunlong Ma, Ph.D.

    Yunlong Ma, Ph.D.

Graduate Students

  • Cindy Wen

    Cindy Wen

    Bioinformatics PhD student
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  • Michael Margolis

    Michael Margolis

    MSTP, Genetics & Genomics PhD Program
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Research Staff

Undergraduate Research Assistants

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    Shravya Aparasu

Alumni

  • Arjun Bhattacharya, PhD

    Arjun Bhattacharya, PhD

    Assistant Professor @ MD Anderson
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  • Leanna Hernandez, Ph.D.

    Leanna Hernandez, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor @ UCLA
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  • Gil Hoftman, MD/PhD

    Gil Hoftman, MD/PhD

    Assistant Professor @ UCLA
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  • Ashok Patowary, PhD

    Ashok Patowary, PhD

    Project Scientist @ UCLA
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  • Jillian Haney de Bree, PhD

    Jillian Haney de Bree, PhD

    Neuroscience PhD 2021
     Computational Genomics Research Scientist @ Vertex
  • Minsoo Kim, PhD

    Minsoo Kim, PhD

    MSTP, PhD Genetics & Genomics 2022
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  • Chloe Yap, MD/PhD

    Chloe Yap, MD/PhD

    Visiting Fullbright Scholar, 2021
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    Sep Parhami

    Research Staff, 2018-20
     Data Scientist
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    Natalie Gong, MD/PhD

    Psychiatry Resident @ MGH/McLean

PhD Rotation Students

  • Sridhar Parthasarathy, Penn MSTP/GCB, 2024
  • Makayla Reed, Penn GCB, 2024
  • Minh Nguyen, Penn G+E, 2023
  • Eren Kafadar, Penn MSTP/NGG, 2023
  • Jennifer Grundman, UCLA/G+G
  • Lauren Wagner, UCLA/NSIDP
  • Kathleen O'Hora, UCLA/NSIDP
  • Serena Hughes, UCLA/Bioinformatics
  • Nick Bayley, UCLA/Bioinformatics
  • Adam Alghalith, UCLA/MSTP

Undergraduate Alumni

  • Ellen Tsai -- now PhD Student @ Vanderbilt
  • Celine Ho -- now PhD student @ Johns Hopkins
  • Nick Page -- now PhD student @ UCSF
  • Diego de Alba -- now PhD student @ UCSB