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
christopher_pockrandt.jpg Christopher Pockrandt, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
JenniferLu_cropped.JamiCheng Jennifer Lu, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
Ilia Minkin, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
Rachel Sherman Rachel Sherman, Ph.D. student
AlesVarabyou Ales Varabyou, Ph.D. student (co-advisor: Mihaela Pertea)
AlainaShumate Alaina Shumate, Ph.D. student
sommer_markus-e1558555332368.jpg Markus Sommer, Ph.D. student
This image has an empty alt attribute Beril Erdogdu, Ph.D. student (co-advisor: Mihaela Pertea)
Natalia Rincon, Ph.D. student
This image has an empty alt attribute Yuchen (Peter) Ge, Ph.D. student

Undergraduate lab members

Jakob Heinz, undergraduate research assistant
William Cho, summer intern 2020
Tongtong Chen, summer intern 20202

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

martin_steinegger Martin Steinegger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University
shapeimage_7 Geo Pertea, M.S., M.D.
Senior Software Engineer, The Lieber Institute for Brain Development
florian_breitwieser Florian Breitwieser, Ph.D.
Senior Bioinformatics Software Engineer, SOPHiA Genetics.
remy_schwab Remy Schwab, former M.S.E. student, now at Day Zero Diagnostics.
ElaPertea *Mihaela (Ela) Pertea, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
DaehwanKim_2017 *Daehwan Kim, Ph.D.
Michael L. Rosenberg Assistant Professor, Dept. of Bioinformatics, UT Southwestern Medical Center
ruibangluo Ruibang Laurent Luo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong
adelcher Art Delcher, Ph.D.
Former Research Professor at Hopkins, retired as of July 1, 2016
Corina Antonescu Corina Antonescu
Senior Software Engineer, Dept. of Genetic Medicine, JHU School of Medicine
Valentin Antonescu Valentin Antonescu
Senior Software Engineer, OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man), JHU School of Medicine
shapeimage_5 *Derrick Wood, Ph.D.
Principal Bioinformatics Scientist, Personal Genome Diagnostics
RachelCoston Rachel Coston, former M.S.E. student, Software Engineer, Raytheon
shapeimage_6 Stefan Canzar, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2012-2014. Group Leader, Univ. of Munich
stephan_pabinger2 Stefan 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_4 Tanja Magoc, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010-2012. Staff scientist, University of Florida
shapeimage_1 Liliana Florea, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine and Dept. of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University
MikeSchatz *Mike Schatz, Ph.D.
Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Computer Science and Biology, Johns Hopkins University
aphillippy *Adam Phillippy, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH
ColeTrapnell *Cole Trapnell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Genome Sciences, University of Washington
DaveKelley *David Kelley, Ph.D.
Scientist, Calico Labs
ToddTreangen_5 Todd Treangen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Rice University
*Sam Angiuoli, Ph.D.
Chief Information Officer, Personal Genome Diagnostics
shapeimage_10 Arthur Brady, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist, Inst. for Genome Sciences., U. Maryland School of Medicine
henrylin Henry Lin, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist, Philips Research.
shapeimage_11 Carl Kingsford, Ph.D.
Professor, Computational Biology Dept., Carnegie Mellon Univ.
MihaiPop Mihai Pop, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer Science and Director of UMIACS, University of Maryland
<JonathanAllen *Jonathan Allen, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, Lawrence Livermore Natl. Laboratory
shapeimage_12 Bill Majoros, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Duke University
droppedImage_1 Carlos Canchaya, Ph.D.
Former visiting postdoctoral fellow. Research Fellow, Universida de Vigo, Spain.
shapeimage_13 Kunmi Ayanbule, Bioinformatics Engineer at CBCB, later at Bluegate.co
Unknown-person Dan Sommer, Bioinformatics Engineer at CBCB, later at Natl. Biodefense and Countermeasures Center (NBACC)
Pawel_Gajer Pawel Gajer, Ph.D.
Bioinformatics Scientist (TIGR), now at Institute of Genome Sciences, U. Maryland School of Medicine
Unknown-person Maria Ermolaeva, Ph.D., former postdoc and Bioinformatics Scientist at TIGR, now an instructor in Hopkins Engineering for Professionals program.
natalia-volfovsky Natalia Volfovsky, Ph.D.
Former postdoc (TIGR), now at Simons Foundation
olga_troyanskaya Olga 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.
College of Engineering Distinguished Professor, Gianforte School of Computing, Montana State Univ.
sreerama_murthy *Sreerama K. Murthy, Ph.D.
CEO & Chief Data Scientist, Quadratyx