The Team

Principal Investigator

Katie Pollard

Undergraduates

Isabel Armour-Garb (Wesleyan)

Ph.D. Students

Annamarie Bustion
Amanda Everitt (joint with Jeremy Willsey)
Katie Gjoni
Miriam Goldman
Laura Gunsalus (joint with Mike Keiser)
Calla Martyn (joint with Seemay Chou)
Maureen Pittman

Postdocs

Xiaofan Jin
Kathleen Keough
Shuzhen Kuang
Abigail Lind
Pawel Przytycki
Byron Smith
Jason Shi

Research Scientists

Sean Whalen
Chunyu Zhao

Bioinformatics Core

Ayushi Agrawal
Kristina Hanspers
Leandro Lima
Alex Pico (Director)
Anders Riutta
Min-Gyoung Shin
Reuben Thomas (Associate Director)
Michela Traglia

Lab Aide

Kenneth Johnson

Administrative Program Manager

Audrey Le

Administrative Assistant

Zainab Yusufsada


Alumni

Daniela Arce, Student 2021, SF State BUILD undergraduate. Current position: Masters student, SF State, and researcher in the Lim lab at UCSF.

Luis Fernando Chumpitaz Diaz, Student 2018-2021, SF State BUILD undergraduate and RISE masters student. Current position: PhD Student, Stanford University.

Geoff Fudenberg, Postdoc 2016-2021. Current position: Assistant Professor, University of Southern California.

Susanna Morin, MARC Fellow from UC Santa Cruz, Summer 2020.

Patrick Bradley, Postdoc 2013-2020. Current position: Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University.

Amber Paasch, Postdoc 2017-2019. Current position: Super Mom to little Lou.

Nandita Garud, Postdoc 2015-2019. Current position: Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles.

Hassan Samee, Postdoc 2015-2019. Current position: Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine.

Elizabeth Eckenrod, PUMAS Intern from San Diego City College, Summer 2019.

Svetlana Lyalina, Bioinformatics PhD, 6/18. Current position: Data Scientist, Personalized Health Care Group, Roche/Genentech.

Josh Ladau, Postdoc 2009-2018. Current position: Scientist, LBNL.

Katherine Zhang, high school intern from Harker High School, Summers 2017-2018.

Hane Ryu, Pharmacogenomics PhD, 9/17 (joint with Nadav Ahituv). Current position: Senior Product Manager, Ambry Genetics.

Tara Friedrich, Bioinformatics PhD, 6/17. Next position: Data Scientist, Bioinformatics Core, UCSF Liver Center.

Stephen Nayfach, Bioinformatics PhD, 6/17. Current position: Postdoc, Joint Genome Institute.

Haleigh Miller, Gladstone Diversity Intern from Foothill Community College, Summer 2016.

Kit Tse, PUMAS Intern from College of Alemeda, Summer 2015.

Aram Avila-Herrera, Bioinformatics PhD, 6/15. Current position: Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Labs.

Alisha Holloway, Staff Scientist 2009-2015. Current position: Scientist, Phylos Bioscience.

Krista Kernodle, UC Leads Intern from UC Irvine, Summer 2014.

Molong Li, Sarnoff Fellow 2013-2014 (joint with Deepak Srivastava). Next position: Medical student, Johns Hopkins.

Genevieve Erwin Haliburton, Bioinformatics PhD, 6/14. Current position: Computational Biologist, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

Tom Sharpton, Postdoc 2009-2013. Current position: Associate Professor, Oregon State University.

Rebecca Truty, Postdoc 2010-2013. Current position: Bioinformatician, Invitae, Clinical Studies.

Mariel Finucane, Postdoc 2012-2013. Next position: Senior Statistician, Mathematica Policy Research.

Sam Riesenfeld, Postdoc 2009-2013. Current position: Assistant Professor, University of Chicago.

Tony Capra, Postdoc 2009-2013. Current position: Associate Professor, UC San Francisco.

Dennis Kostka, Postdoc 2007-2011. Current position: Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh.

Danielle Lemay, Nutrition PhD, 5/08 and Postdoc, 2008-2011 (UC Davis)(Co-supervised with J. Bruce German). Current position: Research Scientist, USDA and Associate Adjunct Professor, UC Davis.

Sandy Taylor, Biostatistics PhD, 12/09 (UC Davis). Current position: Statistician, Biostatistics, UC Davis School of Medicine.

Arpy Mikaelian, Applied Math MS, 3/09 (UC Davis). Next position: Analyst, Nielsen.

Greg Wall, Biostatistics MS, 5/08 (UC Davis). Recent position: Bioinformatician, LifeCode Health.