TEAM

We are a team of biologists, statisticians, mathematicians, physicists, engineers, and data scientists. We are passionate about using algorithms and computing to turn big genomic/clinical data into actionable biomedical insights.

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CHRISTOPHER MANCUSO

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dept. Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering
NIGMS NIH Kirschstein-NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow


I enjoy hanging out with my family; Also like to play hockey and [try to] play the guitar.

STEPHANIE LEPP HICKEY

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
TEAM-UP Postdoc (jointly with
David Arnosti, Jin He, & Amy Ralston)

I like to listen to podcasts, knit & crochet, and raise my cat family.

ANNA YANNAKOPOULOS

Graduate Student

Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering
MSU Engineering Distinguished Fellow

 

I enjoy reading, coding, and kayaking.

KAYLA JOHNSON

Graduate Student

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Honorable Mention – NSF Graduate Research Fellowship 2019

I like to read, listen to music, & play board games.

ALEX MCKIM

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Graduate Student

Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering
MSU Engineering Distinguished Fellow

 

I enjoy reading and traveling.

REMY LIU

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Graduate Student

Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering
(Jointly with Matt Hirn)

 

I like to listen to classical music and watch musicals/operas & movies .

NAT HAWKINS

Graduate Student

Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering
Rasmussen Doctoral Recruitment Award
MSU Engineering Distinguished Fellow
 

I enjoy playing the ukulele, working out, cooking, and watching tv shows.

JAKE CANFIELD

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Post-bac Researcher

B.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology & Physiology
2018 EnSURE program & Drew Scholar


I like to play golf, volunteer in the ER, and play soccer.

PHOEBE TUYISHIME

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Undergraduate Student (Senior)

Nutritional Sciences; Global Public Health & Epidemiology (minor)
Mastercard Foundation Scholar
 (Jointly with Janani Ravi)

I love singing and hanging out with friends/family.

MATTHEW ARTUSO

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Undergraduate Student (Junior)

Physics

I like to hike, exercise, and listen to music.

SNEHA SUNDAR

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Undergraduate Student (Sophomore)

Computational Data Science; Spanish Language (minor)

Professorial Assistantship Program

I like to read science fiction & memoirs, paint, and practice martial arts.

LINDSAY GUARE

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Undergraduate Student (Senior)

Biochemistry; Genomics; Computer Science

Hanna M. Rasmussen Memorial Scholar

 

I like the marching arts, watching jeopardy, and every day with my family.

FILIP JEVTIC

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Undergraduate Student (Junior)

Computational Data Science; Computer Science

 

I like to play basketball, practice violin, and watch movies.

Former Members

Jainil Shah

High School Student

Okemos High School, Okemos, Michigan

Dual enrolled at MSU

Now: Undergrad in Computer Science at University of California, Berkeley

Abdullah Hashsham

Undergraduate Student

Neuroscience
University of Michigan

2019 Summer Research Opportunities Program

Daniel Gomez

High School Student

Stuyvesant High School, New York, NY.

2019 Honors Science/Mathematics/Engineering Program

Now: Undergrad in Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University

Marc Maldaver

Undergraduate Student

Human Biology & Business Management
2018 EnSURE program

Now: Medical Student, College of Human Medicine, MSU

Nate Davis

Undergraduate Student

Economics & Statistics, (Minor) Computer Science
2018 EnSURE program

Now: Data Science Analyst, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Essenam Bruce

High School Student

Jesus Vasquez

Undergraduate Student

Statistics & Economics; (Minor) Mathematics
University of New Mexico
2018 ACRES REU program in Computational and Data Science

Now: PhD in Biostatistics, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Chinaza Nnawulezi

Undergraduate Student

Cellular & Molecular Biology; (Minor) Mathematics, Nanoscience
Hampton University
2018 ACRES REU program in Computational and Data Science

 

Now: Masters in Health Sci program, Meharry Medical College, Nashville

Katelynn Warfle

Undergraduate Student

Rakhi Banerjee

High School Student

Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, CA.

2017 Honors Science/Mathematics/Engineering Program

 

Now: Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering, University of California, LA

Deepak Singla

Undergraduate Student

Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.
 

Now: MS/PhD in Bioengineering, University of California, LA

Abdul Almounajed

Undergraduate Student

Molecular Biology & Research Psychology; (Minor) Chemistry
2017 University of Michigan-Flint. Honors Program


Now: Western Michigan Medical School, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Abigael Metto

Undergraduate Student

Sharavani Vatti

Undergraduate Student (Junior)

Neuroscience

Now: Postbaccalaureate IRTA Program, National Institutes of Health

Mitchell Eithun

Graduate Rotation Student

Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering

MSU Distinguished Fellowship

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