Durand Lab


    Personnel
 
   
   

Lab Members

    Dannie Durand

    Rosie Alderson

    Philip Davidson

    Han Lai

    Annette McLeod

    Maureen Stolzer

    Minli Xu

    Yifan Xue


    Former Lab Members


 

Dannie Durand
Lab Head

office: Mellon Institute 646
email: durand@cmu.edu
tel: 1-412-268-6036
fax: 1-412-268-7129

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Rosie Alderson
Postdoctoral researcher, Biological Sciences
Science communication

office: Mellon Institute 650
email: cdarby@andrew.cmu.edu
tel: 1-412-268-3199
fax: 1-412-268-7129

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Philip Davidson
Doctoral Program in Biological Sciences
Project topic: Evolution of the spo pathway in Firmicutes

office: Mellon Institute 650
email: pdavidso@andrew.cmu.edu
tel: 1-412-268-3199
fax: 1-412-268-7129

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Han Lai
Doctoral Program in Biological Sciences
Project topic: Reconciliation algorithms for gene duplication, gene transfer, and incomplete lineage sorting

office: Mellon Institute 650
email: hanlai@andrew.cmu.edu
tel: 1-412-268-3199
fax: 1-412-268-7129

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Annette McLeod
Administrative Coordinator

office: Mellon Institute 646
email: welsch@andrew.cmu.edu
tel: 1-412-268-4568
fax: 1-412-268-7129

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Maureen Stolzer
Postdoctoral researcher, Biological Sciences
Multidomain protein evolution and phylogenetic reconciliation

office: Mellon Institute 650
email: mstolzer@andrew.cmu.edu
tel: 1-412-268-3199
fax: 1-412-268-7129

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Minli Xu
Postdoctoral researcher, Biological Sciences
Project: Comparative Genomics Reveals Forces Driving the Evolution of Highly Iterated Palindrome-1 (HIP1) in Cyanobacteria

office: Mellon Institute 646c
email: minlix@andrew.cmu.edu
tel: 1-412-268-3199
fax: 1-412-268-7129

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Yifan Xue
Master's Program in Computational Biology
Project topic: Simulating multidomain protein evolution

office: Mellon Institute 648
email: yifanxue@cmu.edu
tel: 1-412-268-3199
fax: 1-412-268-7129

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    Former lab members


 

Kevin Chen   Undergraduate researcher, Princeton University.
      Currently: Associate professor, Department of Genetics, Rutgers University

Ravi Chinoy   Research intern: Master's program in Information Systems Management
      Currently: Software Engineer, MdotM

Dave Danicic,   Summer intern: Masters of Arts in Professional Writing

Charlotte Darby,   BS, MS programs in Computational Biology
      Currently: Phd Program in Computer Science, Langmead Lab, Johns Hopkins

George Davis,   Research programmer.
      Currently: Phd Program in Computation, Organizations and Society

Jayse Embry,   Masters program in Computational Biology
      Currently: Doctoral program in Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University

Ganesh Ghosh,   Undergraduate researcher
      Currently: Undergraduate program in Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Aiton Goldman,   Research programmer

Rose Hoberman,   Doctoral program, Computer Science Department.
      Currently: Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Saarbruecken.

Jacob Joseph, Doctoral program, Joint PhD Program in Computational Biology.
      Currently: Software Engineering Institute (SEI), Pittsburgh.

Leon Kim,   Undergraduate researcher
      Currently: Data scientist, Education Advisory Board

Woody March-Steinman,   Summer intern.
      Currently: Department of Biology, University of Pittsburgh

Collin McCormick,   Masters program in Computational Biology
      Currently: Boeing

Tamar Melman,   Undergraduate researcher
      Currently: Doctoral program in Computational Biology and Medicine, Cornell University

Priyanka Nandakumar,   Undergraduate researcher
      Currently: Pre-doc program, Human Genetics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Narayanan Raghupathy,   Doctoral program in Biological Sciences.
      Currently: Center for Genome Dynamics , Jackson Labs, Bar Harbor, Me.

Patrick Ropp   Masters program in Computational Biology
      Currently: Computer-aided drug design, Durrant lab, Pitt

Deepa Sathaye,   Undergraduate researcher
      Currently: MS in Financial Engineering, U. Illinois

Marc Schaub,   Undergraduate researcher
      Most recent degree: PhD in Computer Science, Stanford University
      Currently: Google, Mountain View, CA

Robbie Sedgewick,   Postdoc: Biological Sciences.  
      Currently: Uber, Pittsburgh, PA

Katie Siewert   Undergraduate program in Computational Biology.
      Currently: Doctoral program in Genomics and Computational Biology, U. Penn.

Nan Song,   Doctoral program in Biological Sciences.  
      Currently: Precision Therapeutics

Ryan Topping,   Visiting doctoral student, Imperial College London

Benjamin Vernot,   Research programmer, BS in Computer Science CMU.  
      Currently: Graduate program in Genome Sciences, University of Washington



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