Current Students

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Jiazhen Rong

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2021

Andrew Patterson

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2021

Jackie Peng (she/her/hers)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2021

Manu Shivakumar

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2021

Chris Jones

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2021

Matthew Lee

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2021

Anni Moore

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2021

Matthew Mouck (he/him/his)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2021

Alice Wang (she/her/hers)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2021

Jakob Woerner

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2021

Max Dudek

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2021

Preeti Bhanap

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2021

Jingxuan Bao

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2021

Lev Litichevskiy (he/him/his)

Degree: MD/PhD
Matriculation Year: 2020

Project Title: Interactions between aging, dietary restriction, and the gut microbiome

Advisor(s):

  • Mingyao Li
  • Christoph Thaiss

Rotations:

  • Yoseph Barash
  • Christoph Thaiss
  • Mingyao Li
Van Truong (she/her/hers)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2020

Advisor(s):

  • Jason Moore
  • John Wherry

Rotations:

  • Jason Moore
  • Junhyong Kim
  • John Wherry
Jason Xu

Degree: MD/PhD
Matriculation Year: 2020

Project Title: Analysis of Developmental Arrest and Treatment Resistance in High-risk T-ALL

Advisor(s):

  • Kai Tan

Rotations:

  • Andrew Tsourkas
  • Michael Silverman
  • Kai Tan
Erica Suh

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2020

Advisor(s):

  • Dokyoon Kim

Rotations:

  • Casey Greene
  • Dokyoon Kim
  • Jason Moore
Carter Merenstein (he/him/his)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2020

Advisor(s):

  • Frederic Bushman

Rotations:

  • Frederic Bushman
  • Cesar de la Fuente
  • Michael Levy
Mary Ann Hazuga

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2020

Advisor(s):

  • Struan Grant
  • Benjamin Voight

Rotations:

  • Blanca Himes
  • Benjamin Voight
  • Struan Grant
Karl Keat (he/him/his)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2020

Advisor(s):

  • Dokyoon Kim
  • Marylyn Ritchie

Rotations:

  • Audrey Odom John
  • Dokyoon Kim
  • Marylyn Ritchie
Yuntian Fu

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2020

Advisor(s):

  • Nancy Zhang

Rotations:

  • Mingyao Li
  • Pablo G. Camara
  • Nancy Zhang
Mitchell Conery (he/him/his)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2020

Advisor(s):

  • Struan Grant
  • Benjamin Voight

Rotations:

  • Li-San Wang
  • Benjamin Voight
  • Struan Grant
Christopher Adams (he/him/his)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2017

Project Title: A population-specific framework for mutation rate modeling

Advisor(s):

  • Benjamin Voight

Rotations:

  • Sarah Tishkoff
  • Benjamin Voight
  • Frederic Bushman
Jenea Adams

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2019

Project Title: Developing an age-specific transcriptomic model of pediatric AML through robust large-scale multi-omic data analysis

Advisor(s):

  • Yi Xing

Rotations:

  • Li-San Wang
  • Yi Xing
  • Ophir Shalem

Jenea is the founder of The Black Women in Computational Biology Network. The Network is a global community for Black women advancing biology through a computational lens. The Network is comprised of exciting women across all degree and professional levels from an array of backgrounds in biology, computer science, mathematics, bioengineering, biochemistry, biophysics, medicine, public health data science and much more connecting, collaborting, exchaning resources, and communicating science to our communities. 

 


Joseph Aicher (he/him/his)

Degree: MD/PhD
Matriculation Year: 2015

Project Title: Enhancing molecular diagnosis in suspected Mendelian disorders using clinically focused splicing prediction algorithms

Advisor(s):

  • Elizabeth Bhoj
  • Yoseph Barash

Rotations:

  • John Maris
  • Jennifer Cremins
  • Yoseph Barash
Benjamin Auerbach

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2017

Project Title: Circadian Phase Inference in Single-Cell RNA-Seq

Advisor(s):

  • Mingyao Li
  • Garret FitzGerald

Rotations:

  • Jason Moore
  • Ian Barnett
  • Golnaz Vahedi
William Bone

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2017

Project Title: Leveraging Genome-wide Pleiotropy to Improve Multi-trait Association Methods for Electronic Health Record Data

Advisor(s):

  • Benjamin Voight
  • Marylyn Ritchie

Rotations:

  • Christopher Brown
  • Marylyn Ritchie
  • Benjamin Voight
Amy Campbell (she/her/hers)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2017

Project Title: The genetics of Staphylococcus aureus virulence: consequences for diabetic wound healing.

Advisor(s):

  • Elizabeth Grice

Rotations:

  • Elizabeth Grice
  • Frederic Bushman
Gregory Chen

Degree: MD/PhD
Matriculation Year: 2016

Project Title: Understanding the cellular and molecular basis of CAR Tcell therapy resistance.

Advisor(s):

  • Kai Tan

Rotations:

  • John Maris
  • Kai Tan
Kaylyn Clark

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2018

Project Title: The Role of the Innate Immune System in Alzheimer's Disease: A Human Genetics Approach

Advisor(s):

  • Li-San Wang

Rotations:

  • Marylyn Ritchie
  • Li-San Wang
  • Gerard Schellenberg
Jake Crawford (he/him/his)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2018

Project Title: Linking cancer drivers through integrative analysis of genomic and transcriptomic alterations

Advisor(s):

  • Casey Greene
  • Marylyn Ritchie

Rotations:

  • Casey Greene
  • Danielle Bassett
  • Pablo G. Camara
Matthew Gazzara

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2018

Project Title: Detection and quantification of alternative polyadenylation from RNA-seq to suggest novel regulators in health and disease

Advisor(s):

  • Yoseph Barash
  • Kristen Lynch

Rotations:

  • Christopher Brown
  • Zhaolan (Joe) Zhou
  • Yoseph Barash
John Gregg

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2018

Project Title: Modeling Gene-Environment Interactions with Multi-task Machine Learning Methods to Explain GWAS0 Missing Heritability

Advisor(s):

  • Jason Moore

Rotations:

  • Jason Moore
  • Kai Wang
  • Casey Greene
Yun Hao

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2018

Project Title: Incorporating biological knowledge into machine learning models to predict organ toxicity

Advisor(s):

  • Jason Moore

Rotations:

  • Jason Moore
  • David Speicher
  • Casey Greene
Benjamin Heil

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2018

Project Title: Increasing the Power of Gene Expression Models by Incorporating Publicly Available Data

Advisor(s):

  • Casey Greene
  • Jason Moore

Rotations:

  • Marylyn Ritchie
  • Casey Greene
  • Christopher Brown
Ariel Hippen (she/her/hers)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2018

Project Title: Investigating high-grade serous ovarian cancer heterogeneity through scRNA-seq

Advisor(s):

  • Casey Greene
  • John Wherry

Rotations:

  • Casey Greene
  • Struan Grant
  • Christopher Brown
Katherine Huang (she/her/hers)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2017

Project Title: Pathway Analysis of Recurrent Breast Cancer

Advisor(s):

  • Lewis Chodosh

Rotations:

  • Lewis Chodosh
  • Sarah Tishkoff
  • Elizabeth Grice
Daniel Hui

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2019

Advisor(s):

  • Marylyn Ritchie
  • Sarah Tishkoff

Rotations:

  • Benjamin Voight
  • Marylyn Ritchie
  • Sarah Tishkoff
Derek Kelly

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2014

Project Title: The genomic and gene expression context of adaptive variation in indigenous African populations.

Advisor(s):

  • Sarah Tishkoff

Rotations:

  • Junhyong Kim
  • Nancy Zhang
  • Sarah Tishkoff
Jihoon Kim

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2017

Project Title: From RNA Distribution in Neuron Dendrites to Synaptic Plasticity

Advisor(s):

  • Junhyong Kim

Rotations:

  • Mitchell Lazar
  • Eric Joyce
  • Struan Grant
Samantha Klasfeld (she/her/hers)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2015

Project Title: Improving Resolution of Protein Binding Sites by filtering conserved ultra-high signals in Arabidopsis

Advisor(s):

  • Doris Wagner

Rotations:

  • Brian Gregory
  • Casey Greene
  • Lewis Chodosh
  • Doris Wagner
Jessica Lam (she/her/hers)

Degree: MD/PhD
Matriculation Year: 2017

Project Title: Role of YY1 in chromatin looping throughout the cell cycle

Advisor(s):

  • Gerd Blobel

Rotations:

  • Jennifer Cremins
  • Gerd Blobel
  • Hao Wu
Alexandra Lee (she/her/hers)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2017

Project Title: Extracting patterns from large-scale gene expression compendia using deep learning methods

Advisor(s):

  • Casey Greene

Rotations:

  • Benjamin Voight
  • Casey Greene
  • Sharon Diskin
Lobin Lee

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2017

Project Title: Searching for Non-Coding Mechanisms of Disease in Neuroblastoma

Advisor(s):

  • John Maris
  • Sharon Diskin

Rotations:

  • Katherine Nathanson
  • Lewis Chodosh
  • Sharon Diskin
  • John Maris
Michelle Lee

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2019

Project Title: Multi-modal profiling of pancreatic islet cells in type 2 diabetes

Advisor(s):

  • Klaus Kaestner
  • Mingyao Li

Rotations:

  • Mingyao Li
  • Klaus Kaestner
  • Junhyong Kim
Jacob Leiby

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2019

Project Title: Leveraging histopathology whole-slide images and genomic data to improve prognostication of glioblastoma multiforme patients

Advisor(s):

  • Dokyoon Kim

Rotations:

  • Elizabeth Grice
  • Daniel Beiting
  • Mingyao Li
  • Dokyoon Kim
Zhen Miao

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2019

Project Title: Time series modeling of acute kidney injury using single cell multiomics data

Advisor(s):

  • Junhyong Kim

Rotations:

  • Katalin Susztak
  • Pablo G. Camara
  • Junhyong Kim
David Nicholson

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2015

Advisor(s):

  • Casey Greene

Rotations:

  • Jason Moore
  • Casey Greene
  • Struan Grant
Jingya Qiu (she/her/hers)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2016

Advisor(s):

  • Jason Moore
  • Andy Minn

Rotations:

  • Christopher Brown
  • Katherine Nathanson
  • Andy Minn
Parisa Samareh

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2018

Project Title: Defining Regulatory Mechanisms in CD8 T-cell Senescence with a Deep Interrogation of LINE-1

Advisor(s):

  • Shelley Berger

Rotations:

  • Robert Babak Faryabi
  • Shelley Berger
  • Kai Tan
Vivek Sriram (he/him/his)

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2019

Project Title: Exploring Genetic Drivers of Disease Complications through Network-based Integration of EHR-linked Biobank Data

Advisor(s):

  • Dokyoon Kim

Rotations:

  • Ryan Urbanowicz
  • Marylyn Ritchie
  • Dokyoon Kim
David Wang

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2018

Project Title: Understanding The Heterogeneity of Alternative Splicing in Acute Myeloid Leukemia using Bayesian Machine Learning Models

Advisor(s):

  • Yoseph Barash

Rotations:

  • Yoseph Barash
  • Mingyao Li
  • Junhyong Kim
Robert Wang

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2019

Project Title: Combining short- and long-read transcriptome sequencing to improve genetic diagnosis in Mendelian disease

Advisor(s):

  • Yi Xing

Rotations:

  • Yi Xing
  • Yoseph Barash
Chi-Yun Wu

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2017

Project Title: Multi-Omics Single-cell Analysis in Cancers

Advisor(s):

  • Nancy Zhang

Rotations:

  • Li-San Wang
  • Nancy Zhang
  • Lewis Chodosh
Brenda Xiao

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2019

Project Title: Integrating Various Risk Factors with Polygenic Risk Scores for Preeclampsia

Advisor(s):

  • Dokyoon Kim
  • Marylyn Ritchie

Rotations:

  • Dokyoon Kim
  • Sharon Diskin
  • Marylyn Ritchie
Yang Xu

Degree: PhD
Matriculation Year: 2018

Project Title: Combining transcriptomics and proteomics data to discover novel protein isoforms and variants

Advisor(s):

  • Yi Xing

Rotations:

  • Yi Xing
Kevin Yang

Degree: MD/PhD
Matriculation Year: 2017

Project Title: Developing High-Throughput Bulk and Single-Cell RNA-Sequencing Methods for Targeted Splicing Detection and Quantification

Advisor(s):

  • Yoseph Barash
  • Peter Choi

Rotations:

  • Yoseph Barash
  • Peter Choi

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