Accomplished and Stunning Colleagues

Faculty members with an asterisk next to their names are receiving new students in their laboratories for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Faculty

Primary Appointments

Paul Boutros

Paul Boutros, PhD
Professor
Human Genetics

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Rita Cantor

Rita Cantor, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Human Genetics

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Esteban Dell'Angelica

Esteban Dell'Angelica, PhD
Professor
Human Genetics

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Guoping Fan

Guoping Fan, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Human Genetics

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Steve Horvath

Steve Horvath, PhD
Professor
Human Genetics

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Leonid Kruglyak

Leonid Kruglyak, PhD
Professor
Human Genetics

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Rebecca LeShay Araujo

Rebecca LeShay Araujo, MS, CGC
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Human Genetics

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Chongyuan Luo

Chongyuan Luo, PhD
Assistant Professor
Human Genetics

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Julian Martinez

Julian Martinez, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Human Genetics

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Stanley Nelson

Stanley Nelson, MD
Professor-in-Residence
Human Genetics

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Paivi Pajukanta

Paivi Pajukanta, MD, PhD
Professor
Human Genetics

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Jeanette Papp

Jeanette Papp, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Human Genetics

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Karen Reue

Karen Reue, PhD
Professor
Human Genetics

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Janet Sinsheimer

Janet Sinsheimer, PhD
Professor
Human Genetics

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Eric Sobel

Eric Sobel, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Human Genetics

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Marc Suchard

Marc Suchard, MD, PhD
Professor
Human Genetics

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Michael Wells

Michael Wells, PhD
Assistant Professor
Human Genetics

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Yi Yin

Yi Yin, PhD
Assistant Professor
Human Genetics

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Joint Appointments

Valerie Arboleda

Valerie Arboleda, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor-in-Residence
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Daniel Benjamin

Daniel Benjamin, PhD
Professor
School of Management

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Manish Butte

Manish Butte, MD, PhD
Professor
Pediatrics

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Stephen Cedarbaum

Stephen Cederbaum, MD
Professor Emeritus
Pediatrics

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Eleazar Eskin

Eleazar Eskin, PhD
Professor
Computational Medicine

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Jonathan Flint

Jonathan Flint, MD
Professor-in-Residence
Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

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Brent Fogel

Brent Fogel, MD, PhD
Associate Professor-in-Residence
Neurology

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Nelson Freimer

Nelson Freimer, MD
Professor-in-Residence
Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

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Michael Gandal

Michael Gandal, PhD
Assistant Professor-in-Residence
Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

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Nandita Garud

Nandita Garud, PhD
Assistant Professor
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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Richard Gatti

Richard Gatti, MD
Professor Emeritus
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Daniel Geschwind

Daniel Geschwind, MD, PhD
Professor-in-Residence
Neurology

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Michael Gorin

Michael Gorin, MD, PhD
Professor
Ophthalmology

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Wayne Grody

Wayne Grody, MD, PhD
Professor
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Eran Halperin

Eran Halperin, PhD
Professor
Computer Science

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Deborah Krakow

Deborah Krakow, MD
Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery

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Kenneth Lange

Kenneth Lange, PhD
Professor
Biomathematics

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Jingyi Jessica Li

Jingyi Jessica Li, PhD
Associate Professor
Statistics

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Kirk Lohmueller

Kirk Lohmueller, PhD
Associate Professor
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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Jake Lusis

Jake Lusis, PhD
Professor
Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics

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Loes Olde Loohuis

Loes Olde Loohuis, PhD
Assistant Professor-in-Residence
Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

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Roel Ophoff

Roel Ophoff, PhD
Professor-in-Residence
Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

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Christina Palmer

Christina Palmer, PhD
Professor-in-Residence
Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

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Bogdan Pasaniuc

Bogdan Pasaniuc, PhD
Associate Professor
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Matteo Pellegrini

Matteo Pellegrini, PhD
Professor
Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology

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Harold Pimentel

Harold Pimentel, PhD
Assistant Professor
Computational Medicine

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Joseph Pisegna

Joseph Pisegna, MD
Professor-in-Residence
Medicine

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Jerome Rotter

Jerome Rotter, MD, PhD
Professor-in-Residence
Pediatrics

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Sriram Sankararaman

Sriram Sankararaman, PhD
Assistant Professor
Computer Science

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Stephen Young

Stephen Young, MD
Professor
Medicine

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Noah Zaitlen

Noah Zaitlen, PhD
Associate Professor
Neurology

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Graduate Students

Genetics and PhD Program

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Raag Agrawal
Doctoral Student
Boutros Lab

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Jasmine Amerasekera

Jasmine Amerasekera
Doctoral Student
Jacobsen Lab

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Cassidy Andrasz
Doctoral Student

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Toni Boltz

Toni Boltz
Doctoral Student
Ophoff Lab

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Leroy Bondhus

Leroy Bondus
Doctoral Student
Arboleda Lab

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Alex Chubick

Alex Chubick
Doctoral Student
Ophoff Lab

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Christian Corrales
Doctoral Student

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Alejandro Espinoza

Alejandro Espinoza
Doctoral Student
Pellegrini Lab

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Kyla Gelev
Doctoral Student

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Jennifer Grundman

Jennifer Grundman
Doctoral Student
Geschwind Lab

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Chloe Hanson

Chloe Hanson
Doctoral Student
Pimentel Lab

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Kevyn Hart

Kevyn Hart
Doctoral Student
Kohn Lab

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Eric Heinrichs

Eric Heinrichs
Doctoral Student
Novitch Lab

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Serina Huang

Serina Huang
Doctoral Student
Li Lab

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Samantha Jensen

Samantha Jensen
Doctoral Student
Geschwind Lab

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Maris Kamalu
Doctoral Student

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Misty Knight

Misty Knight
Doctoral Student
Rexach & Pasaniuc Labs

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Alexander Kot

Alexander Kot
Doctoral Student
Krakow Lab

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Katie Leap

Katie Leap
Doctoral Student
Martinez Lab

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Tony Lee

Tony Lee
Doctoral Student
Pajukanta Lab

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Isabella Lin

Isabella Lin
Doctoral Student
Arboleda Lab

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Michael Margolis

Michael Margolis
Doctoral Student
Geschwind Lab

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Aina Martinez i Zurita

Aina Martinez i Zurita
Doctoral Student
Garud Lab

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Aileen Nava

Aileen Nava
Doctoral Student
Arboleda Lab

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Shirley Nieves-Rodriguez

Shirley Nieves-Rodriguez
Doctoral Student
Nelson Lab

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Maria Palafox

Maria Palafox
Doctoral Student
Backus & Arboleda Labs

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Kenny Qian
Doctoral Student

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Gregory Rosenberg

Gregory Rosenberg
Doctoral Student
Eisenberg Lab

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Laila Sathe

Laila Sathe
Doctoral Student
Wells Lab

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Juliana Shin
Doctoral Student

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Vrishti Sinha
Doctoral Student

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Brandon Tsai

Brandon Tsai
Doctoral Student
Boutros Lab

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Michael Wasney

Michael Wasney
Doctoral Student
Garud Lab

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Alexis Weber

Alexis Weber
Doctoral Student
De La Torre-Ubieta Lab

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Ye Leila Yang
Doctoral Student
Young Lab

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Nicole Zeltser

Nicole Zeltser
Doctoral Student
Boutros Lab

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 Joshua Zhang

Joshua Zhang
Doctoral Student
Pellegrini Lab

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Genetic Counseling MS Program

Aljoharah Alaskar

Aljoharah Alaskar
Master's Student

Human Genetics_Brianna Bolanos

Brianna Bolanos
Master's Student

Chauntiera Cook

Chauntiera Cook
Master's Student

Neve Douglas

Neve Douglas
Master's Student

Pedro Fernandes

Pedro Fernandes
Master's Student

Yesenia Gomez

Yesenia Gomez
Master's Student

Opharsh Lail

Opharsh Lail
Master's Student

Bailey Leal

Bailey Leal
Master's Student

Jonathan Lin

Jonathan Lin
Master's Student

Amber Lozano

Amber Lozano
Master's Student

Ileana Matta

Ileana Matta
Master's Student

Marisa Matthews

Marisa Matthews
Master's Student

Shayna Morgan

Shayna Morgan
Master's Student

Maggie Paulich

Maggie Paulich
Master's Student

Jake Plewa

Jake Plewa
Master's Student

Jennifer Rodstein

Jennifer Rodstein
Master's Student

Kathryn Semerau

Kathryn Semerau
Master's Student

Luis Torres

Luis Torres
Master's Student

Chloe Whitten

Chloe Whitten
Master's Student

Eric Yang

Eric Yang
Master's Student

Academic Researchers and Postdoctoral Scholars

Marcus Alvarez

Marcus Alvarez
Postdoctoral Scholar
Pajukanta Lab

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James Boocock

James Boocock, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Kruglyak Lab

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Giancarlo Bruni

Giancarlo Bruni, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Kruglyak Lab

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Fan Bu

Fan Bu, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Suchard Lab

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Kevin Chesmore

Kevin Chesmore, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Nelson Lab

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Peter Chovanec,

Peter Chovanec, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Yin Lab

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Sankha Subhra Das

Sankha Subhra Das, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Pajukanta Lab

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Karthik Gangavarapu

Karthik Gangavarapu, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Suchard Lab

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Roni Haas

Roni Haas, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Boutros Lab

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Yue Huang

Yue Huang, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Lipshutz Lab

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Cynthia Kusters

Cynthia Kusters, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Sinsheimer Lab

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Daniel Leighton

Daniel Leighton, PhD
HHMI Employee
Kruglyak Lab

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Tzitziki Lemus Vergara

Tzitziki Lemus Vergara, PhD
HHMI Employee
Kruglyak Lab

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Andrea Lim

Andrea Lim, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Boutros Lab

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Andy Magee

Andy Magee, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Suchard Lab

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Chantle Swichkow

Chantle Swichkow, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Kruglyak Lab

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Laurent Vergnes

Laurent Vergnes, PhD
Researcher
Reue Lab

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Carrie Wiese

Carrie Wiese, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Reue Lab

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Stefan Zdraljevic

Stefan Zdraljevic, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Kruglyak Lab

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Peixiang Zhang, PhD
Researcher
Reue Lab

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Chenghao Trevor Zhu

Chenghao Trevor Zhu, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Boutros Lab

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Administration

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Jerome Keh
Student Affairs Officer
Genetics and Genomics PhD Program
Genetic Counseling MS Program

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Phillip Kwan
Chief Administrative Officer

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Issa Lutfi, MPH
Sr. Academic Personnel & HR Coordinator

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Charina McDonald
Fund Manager

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Blanca Ramirez
Administrative Specialist & Event Coordinator

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Kelly Tagami
Assistant to the Chair

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