alumni

 

 

Minkina Anna Minkina
Graduate Student (Genome Sciences)
2017 - 2022
Dissertation: "Tethering distinct molecular profiles of single cells by their lineage histories to investigate sources of cell state heterogeneity" (defended May 27, 2022)
Current: Scientist, Cajal Neuroscience
boulgakov Alexander Boulgakov
Postdoctoral Fellow
2020 - 2022
Current: Scientist, Ansa

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

qiu Ruolan Qiu
Research Scientist (Genome Sciences)
2008 - 2020
cao Junyue (Jun) Cao
Graduate Student (Genome Sciences)
2015 - 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)
2016 - 2020
Current: Assistant Professor, Dept of Human Genetics, UCLA

 

 

gasperini Molly Gasperini
Graduate student (Genome Sciences)
2015 - 2019
Dissertation: "Efficiently searching for enhancers and their target genes in the human genome" (defended May 15, 2019)
Current: Research Scientist, Cajal Neuroscience
hill Andrew Hill
Graduate student (Genome Sciences)
2015 - 2019
Dissertation: "Expanding the scope and utility of single-cell genomic technologies" (defended May 1, 2019)
Current: Senior Data Scientist, Tune Therapeutics

 

 

mckenna Aaron McKenna
Postdoctoral Fellow (Genome Sciences)
2013 - 2019
Dissertation: "Whole‐organism lineage tracing by combinatorial and cumulative genome editing" (defended July 7, 2017)
Current: Assistant Professor, Dept of Molecular & Systems Biology, Dartmouth University
kulasekara Bridget Kulasekara
Postdoctoral Fellow (Genome Sciences)
2014 - 2019
Current: Senior Research Scientist, DLMP, University of Washington

 

 

 

 

pliner Hannah Pliner
Graduate student (joint w/Cole Trapnell)
2015 - 2019
Dissertation: "Algorithms for modeling gene regulation and determining cell type using single‐cell molecular profiles" (defended January 14, 2019)
Current: Senior Scientist, Computational Biology and Epigenetics, Bristol Myers Squibb
wight Katya Wight
Undergraduate (UW)
2016 - 2019

 

 

 

 

<McCoy Rajiv McCoy
Postdoctoral Fellow (joint w/ Josh Akey)
2017 - 2018
Current: Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University

 

 

Spielmann Malte Spielmann
Visiting Scientist
2015 - 2018
Current: Professor & Head, Institute for Human Genetics, University of Lübeck
Cusanovich Darren Cusanovich
Postdoctoral Fellow
2014 - 2018
Current: Assistant Professor, Dept of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Arizona

 

 

 

 

Findlay Greg Findlay
MD-PhD Student (Genome Sciences)
2014 - 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)
2016 - 2017
Current: Research Assistant, Cao Lab, Rockefeller University

 

 

 

 

Kircher Martin Kircher
Postdoctoral Fellow
2012 - 2017
Current: Professor of Regulatory Genomics, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein
Hause Ron Hause
Postdoctoral Fellow
2014 - 2016
Current: Vice President, Head of Analytics and Informatics, Shape Therapeutics

 

 

Kumar Akash Kumar
MD-PhD Student (Genome Sciences)
2010 - 2014
Dissertation: "Mutational Heterogeneity in Cancer: Lessons from the Brain and Prostate" (defended June 5, 2014)
Current: Chief Medical Officer & Cofounder, MyOme
Snyder Matthew Snyder
Graduate student (Genome Sciences)
2012 - 2016
Dissertation: "Expanding the accuracy, resolution, and breadth of cell-free DNA investigation" (defended March 11, 2016)
Current: Manager of Bioinformatics, Guardant Health

 

 

Roach David Roach
Medical Student / HHMI Medical Research Fellow
2012 - 2015
Current: Clinical Instructor (Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine), University of Washington
saha Monica Saha
Undergraduate (University of Kansas)
2014 & 2015
Current: Pharmacy Student, University of Kansas

 

 

Burton Joshua Burton
Graduate student (Genome Sciences)
2011 - 2014
Dissertation: "New methods for de novo assembly of genomes and metagenomes" (defended December 2, 2014)
Current: Associate Director of Computational Biology, Resolution Bioscience

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Kitzman Jacob Kitzman
Graduate Student
2009 - 2014
Dissertation: "New technologies for sequencing and interpreting genomes" (defended June 18, 2013)
Current: Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, University of Michigan
Hiatt Joseph Hiatt
MD-PhD Student (Genome Sciences)
2009 - 2012
Dissertation: "Molecular tagging to overcome limitations of massively parallel sequencing" (defended September 5, 2012)
Current: Acting Instructor, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

 

 

O'Roak Brian O'Roak
Postdoctoral Fellow (Joint w/ Eichler Lab)
2009 - 2013
Current: Associate Professor, Department of Molecular & Medical Genetics, Oregon Health & Science University
Schwartz Jerrod Schwartz
Postdoctoral Fellow
2009 - 2013
Current: Vice President, Advanced Technology, ChromaCode, Inc.

 

 

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

 

 

Riley Keri Riley
Undergraduate (UW)
2010 - 2012
Felker Lindsay Felker
Research Scientist
2010 - 2011

 

 

Other Alumni: Amira Ellison (Undergraduate (Penn State University), Summer 2021), Kaitlin Beel (Undergraduate (UW),2020), 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: Melissa Phung (GS, Summer, 2022), Elliott Swanson (GS, Spring, 2022), Syd Sattler (GS, Winter 2022), Yuzhen Liu (GS, Spring 2020), Conor Camplisson (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)