People

2019

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2019-present): Katie Siewert, PhD, Genomics and Computational Biology

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2019-present): Martin Zhang, PhD, Electrical Engineering

 

2018

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2018-present): Kushal Dey, PhD, Statistics

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2018-present): Wouter Peyrot, MD/PhD, Psychiatric Genetics

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2018-present): Huwenbo Shi, PhD, Bioinformatics

Doctoral Rotation Student (Fall 2018): Anika Gupta, BS, Computer Science and Molecular Biology

 

2017

Doctoral Thesis Student (2018-present)/Doctoral Rotation Student (Summer 2017): Margaux Hujoel, BS, Mathematics and Computational Biology

Doctoral Thesis Student (2017-present)/Doctoral Rotation Student (Summer 2017): Sam Kim, MIT-EECS

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2017-present): Omer Weissbrod, PhD, Computer Science

 

2016

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2016-present): Bryce van de Geijn, PhD, Genetics

Visiting Doctoral Student (Summer 2016): Gleb Kichaev, visiting from UCLA

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2016-2019): Farhad Hormozdiari, PhD, Computer Science
(2019: Research Scientist, Google Brain)

 

2015

Doctoral Thesis Student (2015-2019)/Doctoral Rotation Student (Spring 2015): Luke O’Connor, BS, Mathematics, PhD ’19
(2019: Schmidt Fellow/PI, Broad Institute)

Undergraduate Summer Researcher (Summers 2015, 2016): Heather Berlin, BS expected, Computer Science and Mathematics

Doctoral Thesis Student (2015-present)/Doctoral Rotation Student (Summer 2015): Armin Schoech, MS, Computational Biology

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2015-present): Steven Gazal, PhD, Statistical Genetics

Co-mentored doctoral thesis student (2015-2018): Yakir Reshef, PhD ’18
(thesis advisor: Ryan Adams, Harvard-Computer Science)

 

2014

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2014-2017): Pier Palamara, PhD, Computer Science
(2017: Associate Professor, University of Oxford)

Doctoral Thesis Student (2016-2018)/Doctoral Rotation Student (Summers 2014, 2015): Carla Marquez Luna, PhD’18
(2019: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Mount Sinai School of Medicine)

Visiting Post-Doctoral Fellow (Summer 2014): George Tucker, PhD, Applied Mathematics

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2014-2017): Xuanyao Liu, PhD, Computational Biology
(2017: Research Assistant Professor, University of Chicago. 2019: Assistant Professor)

 

2013

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2013-2017): Po-Ru Loh, PhD, Applied Mathematics
(2017: Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital)

Doctoral Thesis Student (2014-2017)/Doctoral Rotation Student (Summer 2013): Hilary Finucane, PhD ’17
(2017: Broad Fellow/PI, Broad Institute)

Doctoral Thesis Student (2014-2017)/Doctoral Rotation Student (Summer 2013): Kevin Galinsky, PhD ’17
(2017: Senior Biostatistician, Takeda Oncology)

Visiting Professor (2013-2014): Jiashun Jin, Professor of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University

 

2012

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2012-2016): Sasha Gusev, PhD, Computer Science
(2017: Assistant Professor, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School)

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2012-2014): Bjarni Vilhjalmsson, PhD, Computational Biology
(2014: DFF Fellow/PI, Aarhus University, Denmark. 2015: Assistant Professor)

Doctoral Thesis Student (2012-2013): Chia-yen Chen, MS, Biostatistics, ScD ’13
(2013: Post-doctoral Fellow, Harvard/MGH)

 

2011

Doctoral Thesis Student (2013-2015)/Doctoral Rotation Student (Summers 2011, 2012): Tristan Hayeck, BS, Mechanical Engineering, PhD ’15
(2015: Staff Scientist, New York Genome Center)

Visiting Doctoral Student (Fall 2011): Emile Chimusa, visiting from UCT, Cape Town, South Africa

 

2010

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2010-2012): Noah Zaitlen, PhD, Computer Science
(2012: Assistant Professor, UCSF)
(2018: Associate Professor, UCLA)

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2010-2012): Bogdan Pasaniuc, PhD, Computer Science
(2012: Assistant Professor, UCLA)
(2018: Associate Professor, UCLA)

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2014-2016)/Doctoral Thesis Student (2010-2014): Gaurav Bhatia, MS, Computer Science, PhD ’14
(2016: Chief Data Scientist, Koneksa Health)

Doctoral Rotation Student (Summer 2010): Matt Edwards, visiting from MIT-EECS

 

2009

Scientific Programmer (2009-2016): Samuela Pollack, PhD, Nuclear Engineering
(2016: Scientific Programmer, HSPH)

 

2008

Professor (2018-present)/Associate Professor (2014-present)/Assistant Professor (2008-2014): Alkes Price, PhD, Mathematics

 

…and collaborators in Boston + USA, UK, Iceland, Denmark, India, South Africa, Australia

Journal Club Retreat, May 2019

 

Tenure party, alkesgrp + alums, Sep 2018

 

Journal Club Retreat, May 2016
Journal Club Retreat, May 2016

 

Group Meeting, October 2015
Group Meeting, October 2015

 

 

Journal Club Retreat, April 2014
Journal Club Retreat, April 2014

 

 

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ASHG 2011 road trip, October 2011

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Journal Club Retreat, May 2011