Alumni

Gorka Alkorta-Aranburu, PhD
"Local Adaptation in Humans", 2012
Advisor: Anna Di Rienzo, PhD
Current Position: Investigator, Clinical University of Navarra (Spain)
Kathleen Bailey, PhD
"TCF7L2 Overexpression and Type 2 Diabetes: Dissecting the function of TCF7L2 as a Regulator of Glucose Metabolism", 2015
Advisor: Marcelo Nobrega, MD, PhD
Current Position: Senior Associate Director, Science Research Initiatives, Foundation and Corporate Relations at University of Chicago
Russell Bainer, PhD
"Transcriptional Basis for Metastatic Colonization in Tumor and Stroma", 2012
Advisor: Yoav Gilad, PhD
Current Position: Head of Computational Biology at Maze Therapeutics
Nicholas Banovich, PhD
"Characterizing Inter-individual Regulatory Variation Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells", 2016
Advisor: Yoav Gilad, PhD
Current Position: Associate Professor, Integrated Cancer Genomics Division at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
Celine Becquet, PhD
"Population genetic approaches to the study of speciation", 2008
Advisor: Molly Przeworski, PhD
Current Position: Advanced Analytics Consultant, Anthem, Inc.
Jennifer Below, PhD
"Identification of Genetic Factors in Disease", 2011
Advisor: Nancy Cox, PhD
Current Position: Associate Professor, Medicine (Genetic Medicine), Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Arjun Biddanda, PhD
Theory and Methods for Investigating the Spatio-temporal Structure of Human Genetic Diversity" , 2020
Advisor: John Novembre, PhD
Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Pier Palamara Lab, University of Oxford, Department of Statistics,
Lauren Blake, PhD
"Using functional genomics approaches to investigate human complex traits and diseases", 2020
Advisor: Yoav Gilad, PhD
Current Position: Data Scientist at Alto Neuroscience
Ran Blekhman, PhD
"The Evolution of Gene Regulation in Primates", 2010
Advisor: Yoav Gilad, PhD
Current Position: Assistant Professor, College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota
Courtney (Kagan) Burrows, PhD
"Optimized Cell Models Increase the Power of Functional Genomic Studies of Complex Human Traits:, 2015
Advisor: Yoav Gilad, PhD
Current Position: Manager, Marketing, Women's Health, ORIAHNN, Commercial Leadership Program, AbbVie