alumni

 

 

Tome Jacob Tome
Postdoctoral Fellow (Genome Sciences)
Mar 2018 - Jan 2021
Current: Research Scientist, Shape Therapeutics
leith Anh Leith
Research Scientist (Genome Sciences)
Sep 2016 - Nov 2020 Current: Research Scientist, Gilead Sciences, Inc

 

 

qiu Ruolan Qiu
Research Scientist (Genome Sciences)
Sep 2008 - Aug 2020
cao Junyue (Jun) Cao
Postdoctoral Fellow (Genome Sciences)
Jun 2017 - Jul 2020
Dissertation: "Cell state and fate characterization by highthroughput single cell genomics" (defended March 11, 2019)
Current: Assistant Professor, Rockefeller University

 

 

yin Yi Yin
Postdoctoral Fellow (Genome Sciences)
Aug 2016 - Feb 2020
Current: Assistant Professor, UCLA
blecher Ronnie Blecher
Postdoctoral Fellow (Genome Sciences)
Aug 2018 - Jan 2020
Current: Head Researcher, Center of Personalized Medicine, Weizmann Institute of Science

 

 

gasperini Molly Gasperini
Graduate student (Genome Sciences)
Jun 2015 - Jun 2019
Dissertation: "Efficiently searching for enhancers and their target genes in the human genome" (defended May 15, 2019)
Current: Visiting Scientist, Octant Bio
hill Andrew Hill
Graduate student (Genome Sciences)
Jun 2015 - Jun 2019
Dissertation: "Expanding the scope and utility of single-cell genomic technologies" (defended May 1, 2019)
Current: Computational Biologist, 10X Genomics

 

 

mckenna Aaron McKenna
Postdoctoral Fellow (Genome Sciences)
Jun 2013 - Apr 2019
Dissertation: "Whole‐organism lineage tracing by combinatorial and cumulative genome editing" (defended July 7, 2017)
Current: Assistant Professor, Dartmouth University
kulasekara Bridget Kulasekara
Postdoctoral Fellow (Genome Sciences)
Apr 2014 - Apr 2019
Current: Scientist I, NanoString Technologies

 

 

 

 

pliner Hannah Pliner
Graduate student (joint w/Cole Trapnell)
Apr 2015 - Feb 2019
Dissertation: "Algorithms for modeling gene regulation and determining cell type using single‐cell molecular profiles" (defended January 14, 2019)
Current: Lead Data Scientist, Brotman Baty Institute (UW)
wight Katya Wight
Undergraduate (UW)
Aug 2016 - Jun 2019

 

 

 

 

Keith Aidan Keith
Undergraduate (UW)
Feb 2017 - Sep 2018
Current: Research Scientist, UCSF
<McCoy Rajiv McCoy
Postdoctoral Fellow (joint w/ Josh Akey)
May 2017 - Sep 2018
Current: Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University

 

 

Cusanovich Darren Cusanovich
Postdoctoral Fellow
Mar 2014 - Jun 2018
Current: Assistant Professor, University of Arizona

 

 

 

 

Findlay Greg Findlay
MD-PhD Student (Genome Sciences)
Jun 2017 - Mar 2018
Dissertation: "High-throughput interrogation of genome function and cellular lineage" (defended March 15, 2018)
Current: Group Leader, The Francis Crick Institute- London
zhang Melissa Zhang
Undergraduate (UW)
Jul 2016 - Sept 2017
Current: Undergraduate at Cornell University

 

 

 

 

Kircher Martin Kircher
Postdoctoral Fellow
Apr 2012 - Feb 2017
Current: Junior Group Leader in Bioinformatics, Berlin Institute of Health
Hause Ron Hause
Postdoctoral Fellow
Jan 2014 - Aug 2016
Current: Associate Director, Computational Genomics and Data Science, Juno Therapeutics

 

 

Kumar Akash Kumar
MD-PhD Student (Genome Sciences)
Sep 2008 - Jun 2016
Dissertation: "Mutational Heterogeneity in Cancer: Lessons from the Brain and Prostate" (defended June 5, 2014)
Current: Resident Physician, Stanford University
Snyder Matthew Snyder
Graduate student (Genome Sciences)
Jun 2012 - May 2016
Dissertation: "Expanding the accuracy, resolution, and breadth of cell-free DNA investigation" (defended March 11, 2016)
Current: Bellwether Bio / Guardant Health

 

 

Roach David Roach
Medical Student / HHMI Medical Research Fellow
Jun 2012 - May 2015
Current: Resident Physician, University of Washington
saha Monica Saha
Undergraduate (University of Kansas)
Summer 2014 & 2015
Current: Pharmacy Student, University of Kansas

 

 

Burton Josh Burton
Graduate student (Genome Sciences)
Jun 2011 - Dec 2014
Dissertation: "New methods for de novo assembly of genomes and metagenomes" (defended December 2, 2014)
Current: Research Scientist, Adaptive Biotechnologies
Luebeck Jens Luebeck
Undergraduate (UW)
Jan 2013 - Dec 2014
Current: Graduate Student, UC San Diego

 

 

 

 

Adey Andrew Adey
Graduate student (Molecular & Cellular Biology)
Jun 2010 - Sep 2014
Dissertation: "Comprehensive, precision genomics" (defended February 28, 2014)
Current: Associate Professor, OHSU
Salipante Steve Salipante
Postdoctoral Fellow (Joint w/ Lab Medicine)
Jul 2011 - Jul 2014
Current: Assistant Professor, University of Washington

 

 

Kitzman Jacob Kitzman
Graduate Student
Jun 2009 - Jun 2014
Dissertation: "New technologies for sequencing and interpreting genomes" (defended June 18, 2013)
Current: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Hiatt Joe Hiatt
MD-PhD Student (Genome Sciences)
Sep 2007 - Jun 2014
Dissertation: "Molecular tagging to overcome limitations of massively parallel sequencing" (defended September 5, 2012)
Current: Hematology-Oncology Fellow, UW/Fred Hutch

 

 

O'Roak Brian O'Roak
Postdoctoral Fellow (Joint w/ Eichler)
Oct 2009 - Sep 2013
Current: Associate Professor, OHSU
Schwartz Jerrod Schwartz
Postdoctoral Fellow
Oct 2009 - Sep 2013
Current: Head of Genomics, Verily Life Sciences

 

 

Patwardhan Rupali Patwardhan
Graduate Student
Jun 2008 - Jun 2013
Dissertation: "Massively parallel functional dissection of regulatory elements" (defended July 31, 2012)
Current: Software Engineer, Facebook
Turner Emily Turner
Postdoctoral Fellow / Senior Scientist
Dec 2007 - Jan 2013
Current: Program Officer, Global Health, Gates Foundation

 

 

Riley Keri Riley
Undergraduate (UW)
Oct 2010 - Apr 2012
Felker Lindsay Felker
Research Scientist
Jan 2010 - Aug 2011

 

 

Other Alumni: Shruti Jain (Undergraduate (IIT Kanpur), Fall 2019), Taylor Real (Undergraduate (UC Santa Cruz), Summer 2019), Tanvi Reddy (Volunteer (Roosevelt High School), Summer 2018), Nikhil Patkar (Visiting Scientist, 2016-2017), Elizabeth Aguilar (Undergrad (DePauw), Summer 2017), Joseph Sayad (Undergrad (Hunter), Summer 2017), Meara Davies (Graduate Researcher, 2012-2013), Chris Lambert (Undergraduate (UW), 2011-2011), Monica Mascarenas (Undergraduate (UNM), Summer 2010), Amy Olson (Undergraduate (UW), 2008-2009), Steven Cazales (Undergraduate (UW), GenOM Project, Summer 2008), Steven Flygare (Undergraduate (BYU), Amgen Scholars, Summer 2008)

Past Rotation Students: Tony Li (GS, Fall 2020), Yuzhen Liu (GS, Spring 2020), Conor Camplisson (GS, Winter 2020), Wei Yang (GS, Winter 2020), Andrew Mullen (MSTP, Summer 2019), Shawn Fayer (GS, Spring 2019), James Anderson (MCB, Winter 2019), Eliza Barkan (MCB, Fall 2018), Michael Goldberg (GS, Spring 2018), Philip Dishuk (GS, Winter 2017), Will DeWitt (GS, Fall 2017), Bingjie Wang (MSTP, Summer 2017), Joseph Janizek (MSTP, Summer 2017), April Lo (GS, Spring 2017), Ian Smith (GS, 2017), Eliah Overbey (GS, Spring 2016), Aakash Sur (BMI, Fall 2015), Serena Liu (GS, Spring 2015), Damon May (GS, Winter 2015), Hugh Haddox (MCB, Spring 2013), Elyse Hope (GS, Winter 2012), Jorgen Nelson (GS, Winter 2012), Jenny Wagner (GS, Winter 2011), David Young (MSTP, Summer 2009), Keisha Carlson (GS, Winter 2009), Jarret Egerston (GS, Winter 2009), Matthew Maurano (GS, Fall 2008)