To achieve great things...

Principal Investigator:

  • Ilias Tagkopoulos, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associates:

  • Navneet Rai, Ph.D.
  • Bo Mi Lee, Ph.D.

the lab in a nutshell

... you need a great team

Graduate Students:

  • Beatriz Pereira (Ph.D., Microbiology)
  • Ameen Eetemadi (Ph.D., CS)
  • Cheng-En Tan (Ph.D., CS)
  • Trevor Chan (Ph.D., CS)
  • Jason Youn (Ph.D., CS)
  • Simon Kit Sang Chu (Ph.D., Biophysics)
  • Tarini Navarane (Ph.D., BSE)
  • Fangzhou Li (Ph.D., CS)
  • Muhammad Adil Salim (Ph.D., Microbiology)

Our People

Ilias Tagkopoulos
PROFESSOR,
Department of Computer Science & Genome Center
Navneet Rai
Postdoctoral Associate,
Department of Computer Science & Genome Center

Bo Mi Lee
Postdoctoral Associate,
Department of Computer Science
Beatriz Pereira
Ph.D. Candidate,
Department of Microbiology
Ameen Eetemadi
Ph.D Candidate,
Department of Computer Science
Cheng-En Tan
Ph.D. Candidate,
Department of Computer Science
Trevor Chan
Ph.D Candidate,
Department of Computer Science
Jason Youn
Ph.D Candidate,
Department of Computer Science
Simon Kit Sang Chu
Ph.D Candidate,
Biophysics Graduate Group
Fangzhou Li
Ph.D. Candidate,
Department of Computer Science
Tarini Navarane
Ph.D. Candidate,
Biological Systems Engineering Group
Muhammad Adil Salim
Ph.D. Candidate,
Microbiology Graduate Group

ALUMNI


Postdoctoral Associates
• Athanasios Tsoukalas, Postdoctoral Associate, 2012-2017, currently Professional Researcher, NYU-Abu Dhabi.
• Violeta Zorraquino Salvo, Postdoctoral Associate, 2013-2015, currently Postdoctoral Associate, UC Davis.
• Semarhy Quinones-Soto, Postdoctoral Associate, 2012-2014, currently Faculty, CSU Sacramento.
• Javier Carrera, Postdoctoral Associate, 2012-2013 currently Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford.
• Vadim Mozhayskiy, Postdoctoral Associate, 2010-2013 currently scientist with Thermo Fisher Scientific.
• Jiyeon Park, Postdoctoral Associate, 2011-2012, currently with PPNL.
• Martin Dragosits, Postdoctoral Associate, 2010-2011, currently with University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna.

Students
• Xiaokang Wang, Ph.D., 2013-2020, currently quantitative analyst with Point72 Asset Management.
• Rishi Subramanian, BS, 2018-2019.
• Shweta Das, BS, 2018-2019.
• Minseung Kim, Ph.D., 2018, currently with Pipa Corp.
• Nick Joodi, MS, 2017-2018.
• Supriya Shri Shree Prakash, BS, 2017-2018, currently with Intel Inc.
• Linh Huynh, Ph.D., 2010-2017, currently Postdoctoral Associate with UC Davis.
• Vivek Dubey, MS, 2016-2017, currently with Nvidia Inc.
• Mackenzie Perkins, BS, 2015-2017.
• Anthony Orona, BS, 2016.
• Carl Glahn, BS, 2016.
• Kenan Nalbant, BS, 2016.
• Rhys Lee 2015-2016.
• Weston Selna, BS, 2015-2016.
• Ryan Sha, BS, 2014-2016.
• Arlo Lobascio, BS, 2012-2014, currently with Elite Medical Scribes.
• Christopher Chen, BS, 2013, currently with Digital Insight.
• Daniel Lewis, Ph.D. BME rotation student, 2013, currently Ph.D. candidate with UC Davis.
• Davis Shih, BS, 2013.
• Janina Mejia, BS, 2013, currently with Smiths Detection.
• Lingshu Tang, BS, 2013.
• Runyu (Roy) Shi, BS, 2013.
• Steven Hung, BS, 2013, currently with Dishcraft Robotics.
• Vann Teves, BS, 2013.
• Arun Durvasula, BS, 2012-2013, currently Ph.D. student, UCLA.
• Jing Luo, BS, 2012-2013, currently with quickshift.io.
• Eren Gultepe, MS, 2011-2013, currently with University of Ontario Institute of Technology.
• Daniel Nicklas, Ph.D. BME rotation student, 201-2012, currently Ph.D. student at UC Davis
• Ladan Doroud, Ph.D. CS rotation student, 2011-2012, currently engineer with Ancestry DNA.

IGEM teams
• IGEM 2016: Alexis Caligiuri, Amanda Everitt, Brent Weyers, Jonathan Chen, Samir Akre.
• IGEM 2015: Andrew Michelmore, Andrew Shephard, Gabriel Freund, Joanne Wu, Logan Vinson, Muntaha Samad.
• IGEM 2014: Brian Tamsut, E. Aaron Cohen, James Lucas, Julie Yeonju Song, Lucas Murray, Sarah Ritz, Simon Staley.
• IGEM 2013: Alex Neckelmann, Amy Soon, Aura Ferreiro, David Hwang, Lucas Murray.
• IGEM 2012: Akshay Sethi, Christine Olson, Colin Deniston, Deborah Park, Mattan Hamou, Nick Csicsery, Pui Yan Ho, Sahar Hojjat, Sergio Waqued, Spencer Wong.
• IGEM 2011: Aaron Heuckroth, Keegan Owsley, Nick Csicsery, Tim Fenton.
• IGEM 2010: Tim Fenton, Keegan Owsley, Arjun Nair, Jennifer Lau, Holly Lam, Justin Tantiongloc.

Visiting researchers
• Ki-Jo Kim, Visiting Assistant Professor, 2016-2018, currently an Associate Professor, The Catholic University of Korea.
• Masataka Saito, Visiting Scholar, 2013-2014, currently Assistant Director, Japan’s Patent Office.

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