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.
Our team is diverse, supportive, and collaborative, with a strong culture of contributing to each other's professional and personal development.

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ARJUN KRISHNAN

Group Leader | Associate Professor

Dept. Biomedical Informatics

Center for Health AI

I like music, chess, books, crosswords, and classic movies & tv shows.

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STEPHANIE LEPP HICKEY

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Technology Support Facility, MSU
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Young Investigator


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

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ALEX MCKIM

Graduate Student

Computational Math, Science and Engineering; Genetics and Genomics Sciences, MSU
MSU Engineering Distinguished Fellow

 

I enjoy reading and traveling.

Email | Twitter | Google Scholar | Web

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KEWALIN SAMART

Graduate Student

Computational Biosciences, CU Anschutz
(Jointly with Janani Ravi)

I like listening to music, singing, and watching K-dramas.

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CHRISTOPHER MANCUSO

Research Associate

Dept. Biomedical Informatics
Dept. Biostatistics and Informatics


I enjoy hanging out with my family, playing hockey and playing the guitar.

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SARAH PERCIVAL

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Dept. Comp. Math, Sci. & Egr., MSU

TEAM-UP Postdoc
(jointly with Beronda Montgomery, Dan Chitwood, Liz Munch, & Aman Husbands)

I like playing viola, doing gymnastics,
and reading.

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REMY LIU

Graduate Student

Computational Math, Science and Engineering, MSU

Outstanding Graduate Student Award, CMSE
 

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

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FILIP JEVTIC

Undergraduate Student (Senior)

Computational Data Science; Computer Science

 

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

Email | Twitter | Google Scholar | Web

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MANSOOREH AHMADIAN

Research Associate

Dept. Biomedical Informatics
Dept. Biostatistics and Informatics


I like hiking, walking, and listening to audiobooks.

Email | Twitter | Google Scholar | Web

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KAYLA JOHNSON

Graduate Student

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Computational Math, Science and Engineering, MSU
Honorable Mention – NSF Graduate Research Fellowship 2019

Outstanding Graduate Student Award, BMB

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

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HAO YUAN

Graduate Student

Genetics and Genome Sciences; Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, MSU
(Jointly with Ingo Braasch)

 

I like cooking and traveling, also sometimes playing games.

Former Members

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Sneha Sundar

Undergraduate Student

Physics;
Computational Math, Science & Egr (minor);
Religious Studies (minor)

Now: Continuing studies at MSU

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Matthew Artuso

Undergraduate Student

Physics;
Computational Math, Science & Egr (minor);
Religious Studies (minor)

Now: Data Science Intern at AF Group

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Anna Yannakopoulos

Graduate Student (Masters)

Computational Math, Science & Engineering
MSU Engineering Distinguished Fellow

Now: Machine Learning Engineer at Ford Motor Company

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Julia Santaniello

Undergraduate Student

Neuroscience
Lafayette University

Now: MS in Computer Science at Tufts University

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Arun Agarwal

Undergraduate Student

Now: Continuing studies at Temple

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Lindsay Guare

Undergraduate Student

Biochemistry; Genomics; Computer Science

Hanna M. Rasmussen Memorial Scholar

Now: Post-bac research at University of Pennsylvania

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Jainil Shah

High School Student

Okemos High School, Okemos, Michigan

Dual enrolled at MSU

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

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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

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Nate Davis

Undergraduate Student

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

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

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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
at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

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Katelynn Warfle

Undergraduate Student

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Deepak Singla

Undergraduate Student

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

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

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Abigael Metto

Undergraduate Student

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Mitchell Eithun

Graduate Rotation Student

Computational Math, Science & Engineering

MSU Distinguished Fellowship

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Neha Kanneganti

High School Student

Okemos High School, Okemos, Michigan

Now: Continuing high school

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Nathaniel Hawkins

Graduate Student (Masters)

Computational Math, Science & Engineering
Rasmussen Doctoral Recruitment Award
MSU Engineering Distinguished Fellow

Now: Business Intelligence Analyst at Kellogg Company

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Emani Hunter

Undergraduate Student

Data Science & Computer Science
PerSIST program

Now: Continuing studies at MSU

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Jake Canfield

Post-bac researcher

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology & Physiology
2018 EnSURE program and Drew Scholar

Now: Hospital intern

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Jaewook Lee

Undergraduate Student

Computer Science Engineering;
Biology (minor), Ohio State University

2020 ACRES REU program in Computational and Data Science

Now: Continuing studies at OSU

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Phoebe Tuyishime

Undergraduate Student

Nutritional Sciences;
Global Public Health & Epidemiology (minor)
Mastercard Foundation Scholar

Now: MS in Public Health at University of British Columbia

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Abdullah Hashsham

Undergraduate Student

Neuroscience
University of Michigan

2019 Summer Research Opportunities Program

Now: Continuing studies at U. Michigan

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Marc Maldaver

Undergraduate Student

Human Biology & Business Management
2018 EnSURE program

Now: Medical Student at College of Human Medicine, MSU

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Essenam Bruce

High School Student

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Chinaza Nnawulezi

Undergraduate Student

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

Now: Masters in Health Science program
at Meharry Medical College, Nashville

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Rakhi Banerjee

High School Student

Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, CA.

2017 Honors Science/Mathematics/Engineering Program

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

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Abdul Almounajed

Undergraduate Student

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

Now: Medical Student at Western Michigan Medical School

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Sharavani Vatti

Undergraduate Student (Junior)

Neuroscience

Now: PhD in Pharmacology at Cornell University
Post-bac researcher at the National Institutes of Health