Durand Lab


    Personnel
 
   
   

Lab Members

    Dannie Durand

    Xiaoyue Cui

    Alejandro Garces

    Arpita Nag

    Maureen Stolzer

    Yuting Xiao


    Lab Alumni


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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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Xiaoyue Cui
Joint PhD Program in Computational Biology
Project: Discovering the design rules of multidomain protein architectures

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

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Alejandro Garces
Undergraduate researcher
Project topic: Reconstrucing ancestral protein domain architectures.

office: Mellon Institute 646c

tel: 1-412-268-3199
fax: 1-412-268-7129

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Arpita Nag
Undergraduate researcher
Project topic: Influence of tree shape on phylogenetic reconciliation

office: Mellon Institute 646c

tel: 1-412-268-3199
fax: 1-412-268-7129

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Maureen Stolzer
Research Scientist, 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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Yuting Xiao
Master's Program in Computational Biology
Project topic: Evolution of Genomic Domain Content revealed by a Birth-Death-Gain Model

office: Mellon Institute 648
email: yutingx1@andrew.cmu.edu
tel: 1-412-268-3199
fax: 1-412-268-7129

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    Lab alumni


 

Rosie Alderson;,   Postdoctoral fellow, science communication
      Currently: Communicating science to the public in the UK.

Jayse Cardinal-Takhiné,   Masters program in Computational Biology
      Currently: Developing a Syllabics dynamic keyboard for indigenous language revitalization

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

Philip Davidson, PhD.   Doctoral program in Biological Sciences.  
      Currently: Designing a better flu vaccine at Sanofi Pasteur

George Davis,   Research programmer.
      Most recent degree: Phd Program in Computation, Organizations and Society

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

Aiton Goldman,   Research programmer

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

Jacob Joseph, PhD. 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
      Most recent degree: Phd in Computational Biology and Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
      Currently: Data Scientist at ClimaCell

Han Lai, PhD.   Doctoral program in Biological Sciences.  
      Currently: Roadrunner Recycling

Priyanka Nandakumar,   Undergraduate researcher
      Most recent degree: Phd, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 2017.       Currently: Scientist-Statistical Genetics, 23andMe

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

Patrick Ropp   Masters program in Computational Biology
      Currently: Building tools to turn RNA-Seq data into knowledge at Ocean Genomics

Deepa Sathaye,   Undergraduate researcher
      Most recent degree: MS in Financial Engineering, U. Illinois
     Currently: Engineering cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology AIRSWAP

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

Robbie Sedgewick,   Postdoc: Biological Sciences.  
      Currently: Founder and Engineering VP, BrdgAI, Pittsburgh, PA

Katie Siewert   Undergraduate program in Computational Biology.
      Most recent degree: PhD Genomics and Computational Biology, U. Penn.
      Currently: Postdoc, Statistical and Population Genomics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Nan Song, PhD.   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.  
      Most recent degree: PhD in Genome Sciences, University of Washington  
      Currently: Research staff, Evolutionary Genetics Max Planck Inst. for Evolutionary Anthropology.

Minli Xu, PhD. Doctoral program, Joint PhD Program in Computational Biology.
      Currently: Senior Data Scientist, Tencent, Santa Monica

Yifan Xue,   Masters program in Computational Biology
      Currently: Doctoral program in Department of Biomedical Informatics U. Pitt



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