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BCB Alumni

List of BCB graduates with their most recent employment information.

BCB Graduate Degree Current Position
Zaid Abdo PhD Professor of Computational Biology and Microbiome Research, Colorado State University
Armand Bankhead PhD Associate Director of Bioinformatics, Alpine Immune Sciences
Daniel Beck PhD Postdoctoral Researcher, Washington State University
Craig Beisel MS Senior Modeler, Homeowners of America Insurance Company
Stephen Bent PhD Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Adelaide - Australia
Sireesha Besetti
Business Intelligence Analyst, Webex
Sarah Brooker
Bioinformatic Scientist, Prolacta Bioscience
Leo Epstein  MS Visiting Researcher, Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC)
Erkan Buzbas PhD Associate Professor of Statistics, University of Idaho
Daniel Caetano
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Towson University
Chava Castaneda Barba
Bioinformatics Research Scientist, University of Virginia Division of Infectious Disease
Kyu-Chul Cho
Data Engineer, LG Energy Solution
Heather Clendenin MS PhD Student, University of Memphis
Joseph DeAguero
MS Epidemiologist, New Mexico Department of Health
Clinton Elg
Cyber Warfare Officer, United States Army
Jason Evans PhD Software Research Engineer, BranchTaken
Hua Feng
PhD Senior Biostatistician, Baylor College of Medicine
Michael France  PhD Research Associate, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Lukas Grossfurthner
Yongtao Guan PhD Staff Scientist, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Brenda Hanley  PhD Research Associate, Cornell University
Sarah Hendricks
Bioinformatics Data Scientist, U of I Institute for Interdisciplinary Data Sciences (IIDS)
Tyler Hether PhD Computational Biologist, Adaptive Biotechnologies
Roxana Hickey PhD Program Manager and Cross-Functional Product Developer, Invitae (genetic testing)
Xiaojun Hu PhD Programmer Analyst, DAVID Bioinformatics Lab, SAIC-F/NIH
Samuel Hunter PhD Informatics Sales Specialist, Illumina
Audra Johnson MS Bioinformatics Software Engineer, University of Washington
Bethel Kohler  MS Data Scientist II, Emsi Burning Glass
Vandhana Krishnan MS Senior Bioinformatics Software Engineer, Genentech
Thomas "Mason" Linscott  PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, Virginia Tech
Martyna Lukaszewicz
Ailene MacPherson  MS Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University
Evan Martin  PhD Postdoctoral Research Associate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Kristen Martinet
Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Arizona School of Information
Hannah Marx
PhD Assistant Professor and Herbarium Curator, University of New Mexico
Jacek Maselko  PhD Biologist, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Alexander McKeeken  MS Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (BICB) PhD Student, University of Minnesota
Genevieve Metzger
PhD Research Project Specialist, Pacific Northwest Research Institute
Kenetta Nunn  PhD Associate Manager of Bioinformatics, Q2 Solutions
Benjamin Oswald PhD High Performance Computing Director, U of I Institute for Interdisciplinary Data Sciences (IIDS)
Matthew Pennell PhD Associate Professor, University of Southern California
Jacob Pierson MS Life Science & Digital Health Consultant, Cleveland Clinic
Jose Ponciano PhD Professor of Biology, University of Florida
Siavash Riazi  PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, Simon Fraser University
Savannah Rogers
PhD Student, University of St. Andrews UK
Darin Rokyta PhD Professor of Biological Science, Florida State University
Pavitra Roychoudhury PhD Research Assistant Professor, UW Medicine
Megan Ruffley  PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University Carnegie Institute of Science
Courtney Schreiner  MS PhD Student, University of Tennessee
Diya Sen PhD Bioinformatics Consultant, OSTHUS
Matthew Settles PhD Director of Bioinformatics, Medio Labs
Lucas Sheneman PhD Director of Research Computing & Data Services, U of I Institute for Interdisciplinary Data Sciences (IIDS)
Tse-Ming (Conrad) Shyu PhD Micro/Immuno Bioinformaticist, Virginia Commonwealth University
Amanda Stahlke  PhD Assistant Professor of Biology, Colorado Mesa University
David Streett
MS Co-founder and Principal Software Engineer, Karilian (medical data support)
Smitha Surakanti MS Senior SDF Implementor at Amgen Pharmaceuticals
Tanner Varrelman  PhD  Full Stack Developer, U of I Institute for Interdisciplinary Data Sciences (IIDS)
Robert Week  PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Oregon in Brendan Bohannan's lab
Wei Wei PhD Professor, Metro State University
Janet Williams
PhD Senior Research Scientist, University of Idaho
Andrzej Wojtowicz PhD Data Scientist III, Expedia Group
Lei Yang PhD Staff Scientist, Pacific Northwest Research Institute
Ada Zhan
Senior Computational Biologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Xue Zhong PhD Research Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Ilya Zhbannikov PhD Biostatistician, Duke University School of Medicine


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