People

Principal Investigator:

Ilias Tagkopoulos, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associates:

Konstantinos Markakis, Ph.D.
Shanghyeon Kim, Ph.D.

Graduate Students:

Cheng-En Tan(Ph.D., CS)
Jason Youn(Ph.D., CS)
Trevor Chan(Ph.D., CS)
Fangzhou Li(Ph.D., CS)
Arielle Soomi Yoo(Ph.D., BME)
Muhammad Adil Salim(Ph.D., Microbiology)
Bobby Missirian(Ph.D., CS)
Michael Gunning(Ph.D., CS)
Keer Ni(CS)
Ilias Tagkopoulos
Ilias Tagkopoulos
Professor,
Department of Computer Science & Genome Center
Konstantinos Markakis
Konstantinos Markakis
Postdoctoral,
Genome Center
Shanghyeon Kim
Shanghyeon Kim
Postdoctoral,
Genome Center

Cheng-En Tan
Cheng-En Tan
Ph.D. Canditate,
Department of Computer Science
Jason Youn
Jason Youn
Ph.D. Canditate,
Department of Computer Science
Trevor Chan
Trevor Chan
Ph.D. Canditate,
Department of Computer Science
Fangzhou Li
Fangzhou Li
Ph.D. Student,
Department of Computer Science
Arielle Soomi Yoo
Arielle Soomi Yoo
Ph.D. Student,
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Muhammad Adil Salim
Muhammad Adil Salim
Ph.D. Canditate,
Microbiology Graduate Group
Bobby Missirian
Bobby Missirian
Ph.D. Student,
Department of Computer Science
Michael Gunning
Michael Gunning
Ph.D. Student,
Department of Computer Science
Keer Ni
Keer Ni
Junior Specialist,
Department of Computer Science
  • Erol Kavvas, 2020-2022, currently Data Scientist at Envisagenics
  • Bo Mi Lee, 2019-2021, currently Faculty at UCF
  • Navneet Rai, 2012-2018, currently Principal Scientist at EQUII
  • Athanasios Tsoukalas, 2012-2017, currently Professional Researcher at NYU-Abu Dhabi
  • Violeta Zorraquino Salvo, 2013-2015, currently Postdoctoral Associate at UC Davis
  • Semarhy Quinones-Soto, 2012-2014, currently Faculty at CSU, Sacramento
  • Javier Carrera, 2012-2013, currently Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University
  • Vadim Mozhayskiy, 2010-2013 currently Scientist at 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
  • Christian Millsop, Ph.D., 2020-2022, currently Lead Machine Learning Engineer at Treatment.com Inc.
  • Tarini Naravane, Ph.D., 2019-2022, currently Scientific Researcher at US Department of Agriculture
  • Gabriel Simmons, M.S., 2020-2022, currently with Dr. Dipak Ghosal at UC Davis
  • Yue Jin, B.S., 2020-2022
  • Ameen Eetemadi, Ph.D., 2014-2021, currently Data Scientist at Ancestry
  • Beatriz Pereira, Ph.D., 2014-2020, currently Project Manager at LakePharma, Inc.
  • Simon Kit Chu, Ph.D. student, 2018-2020, currently with Siegel Lab at UC Davis
  • Xiaokang Wang, Ph.D., 2013-2020, currently Quantitative Analyst at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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, 2011-2012, currently Ph.D. Student at UC Davis
  • Ladan Doroud, Ph.D. CS rotation student, 2011-2012, currently Engineer with Ancestry DNA
  • 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
  • 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

Life moments

Life in The Tagkopoulos Lab is not only about science but shared moments as well!