Lab Members


Steven Salzberg Steven Salzberg, Ph.D. Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering,Computer Science, and Biostatistics
Aleksey Zimin, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist, Biomedical Engineering
Daniela Puiu Daniela Puiu, M.S., Bioinformatics Engineer and Senior Software Engineer
JenniferLu_cropped.JamiCheng Jennifer Lu, Ph.D., Staff Engineer (former Ph.D. student and postdoc)
Ilia Minkin, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
AlesVarabyou Ales Varabyou, Ph.D. student (co-advisor: Mihaela Pertea)
sommer_markus-e1558555332368.jpg Markus Sommer, Ph.D. student
Beril Erdogdu, Ph.D. student (co-advisor: Mihaela Pertea)
Natalia Rincon, Ph.D. student
Yuchen (Peter) Ge, Ph.D. student
Kuan-Hao Chao, Ph.D. student (co-advisor: Mihaela Pertea)

Undergraduate lab members

Jakob Heinz, undergraduate research assistant
Alina Guo, undergraduate research assistant
Anika Misra, summer intern 2022
Richard Hu, summer intern 2022

Lab Alumni (former Ph.D. students indicated by *)

AlainaShumate*Alaina Shumate, Ph.D. (2022)
Assistant Principal Investigator, National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC)
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Christopher Pockrandt, Ph.D.

Government scientist, Germany
Rachel Sherman*Rachel Sherman, Ph.D. (2021)
Bioinformatics Support Scientist, Illumina Inc.
martin_steineggerMartin Steinegger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University
florian_breitwieserFlorian Breitwieser, Ph.D.
Senior Bioinformatics Software Engineer, SOPHiA Genetics.
remy_schwabRemy Schwab, former M.S.E. student, now at Day Zero Diagnostics.
DaehwanKim_2017*Daehwan Kim, Ph.D. (2013)
Michael L. Rosenberg Assistant Professor, Dept. of Bioinformatics, UT Southwestern Medical Center
ruibangluoRuibang Laurent Luo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong
shapeimage_7Geo Pertea, M.S., M.D.
Data/Software Engineer, The Lieber Institute for Brain Development
adelcherArt Delcher, Ph.D.
Former Research Professor at Hopkins, retired as of July 1, 2016
Corina AntonescuCorina Antonescu
Senior Software Engineer, Dept. of Genetic Medicine, JHU School of Medicine
Valentin AntonescuValentin Antonescu
Senior Software Engineer, OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man), JHU School of Medicine
shapeimage_5*Derrick Wood, Ph.D. (2014)
Senior Scientist, Exact Sciences
RachelCostonRachel Coston, former M.S.E. student, Software Engineer, Raytheon
shapeimage_6Stefan Canzar, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2012-2014. Group Leader, Univ. of Munich
stephan_pabinger2Stefan Pabinger, Ph.D.
Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, 2012-2013. Now at the Austrian Inst. of Technology.
ben_langmead_2012_sm*Ben Langmead, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, JHU Computer Science Dept.
shapeimage_4Tanja Magoc, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010-2012. Staff scientist, University of Florida
shapeimage_1Liliana Florea, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine and Dept. of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University
MikeSchatz*Mike Schatz, Ph.D. (2010)
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Biology, Johns Hopkins University
aphillippy*Adam Phillippy, Ph.D. (2010)
Senior Investigator, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH
ColeTrapnell*Cole Trapnell, Ph.D. (2010)
Associate Professor, Genome Sciences, University of Washington
DaveKelley*David Kelley, Ph.D. (2011)
Scientist, Calico Labs
ToddTreangen_5Todd Treangen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Rice University
*Sam Angiuoli, Ph.D. (2011)
Chief Information Officer, Personal Genome Diagnostics
shapeimage_10Arthur Brady, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist, Inst. for Genome Sciences., U. Maryland School of Medicine
henrylinHenry Lin, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist, Philips Research.
shapeimage_11Carl Kingsford, Ph.D.
Professor, Computational Biology Dept., Carnegie Mellon Univ.
MihaiPopMihai Pop, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer Science and Director of UMIACS, University of Maryland
<JonathanAllen*Jonathan Allen, Ph.D. (2006)
Research Scientist, Lawrence Livermore Natl. Laboratory
ElaPertea*Mihaela (Ela) Pertea, Ph.D. (2001)
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
shapeimage_12Bill Majoros, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Duke University
droppedImage_1Carlos Canchaya, Ph.D.
Former visiting postdoctoral fellow. Research Fellow, Universida de Vigo, Spain.
shapeimage_13Kunmi Ayanbule, Bioinformatics Engineer at CBCB, later at Bluegate.co
Unknown-personDan Sommer, Bioinformatics Engineer at CBCB, later at Natl. Biodefense and Countermeasures Center (NBACC)
Pawel_GajerPawel Gajer, Ph.D.
Bioinformatics Scientist (TIGR), now at Institute of Genome Sciences, U. Maryland School of Medicine
Unknown-personMaria Ermolaeva, Ph.D., former postdoc and Bioinformatics Scientist at TIGR, now an instructor in Hopkins Engineering for Professionals program.
natalia-volfovskyNatalia Volfovsky, Ph.D.
Former postdoc (TIGR), now at Simons Foundation
olga_troyanskayaOlga Troyanskaya, Ph.D.
Summer intern, 1997 and 1998
Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Lewis-Sigler Inst. of Integrative Genomics, Princeton University
Deputy Director for Genomics, Flatiron Institute, Simons Foundation, NYC
shapeimage_14*John Sheppard, Ph.D. (1997)
College of Engineering Distinguished Professor, Gianforte School of Computing, Montana State Univ.
sreerama_murthy*Sreerama K. Murthy, Ph.D. (1995)
CEO & Chief Data Scientist, Quadratyx