Alumni - Career Choices of BCB Graduates

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Amazing opportunities have been realized by our BCB alums:

First Name

Last Name

BCB Alumni Outcomes

Timothy

Alcon

Professor of Computer Science, Seattle, WA

Preeti

Bais

Associate Computational Scientist, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, CT; past: Stemina; Research Scientist, Computational Biology; Madison, WI

Ali

Berens

Monsanto, St. Louis, MO; Past: Postdoctoral Fellow with Joe Lachance at Georgia Tech University

Bhagyashree

Birla

Field Application Specialist at QIAGEN, Texas

Lisa

Borsuk

Research Scientist - Bioinformatics at TessArae, D.C.

Scott

Boyken

Postdoc with David Baker, Institute for Protein Design, Univ of WA; His lab created Rosetta software

Debkanta

Chakraborty

Research Associate, Univ. of GA; past: NextBio Corporation, Santa Clara, CA as a post-graduate intern in Scientific Biocomputing team

Jennifer

Chang

Postdoc with Amy Vincent, USDA-ARS National Animal Disease Center, Ames, Iowa

Haitao

Cheng

Dupont Pioneer, Urbandale

Hye Jin

Cho

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), Washington, D.C.

Hsien-Chao

Chou

Bioinformatics Analyst at Leidos Biomedical Research Inc. at NIH; Past: Stephan Schneider, Postdoc

Feng

Cui

Asst Prof, Rochester Inst. of Technology; past: National Cancer Inst.; Center for Cancer Research Nanobiology Program (CCRNP) Frederick MD; Visiting Fellow

Garrett

Dancik

Asso. Prof. at Eastern CT State University; past: Univ of CO; Comprehensive Cancer Center. Postdoc w/ Dan Theodorescu

Lixia

Diao

Research statistical analyst at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Jing

Ding

Biomedical Consultant, Ohio State Univ.; Past: Senior Data Warehousing Consultant at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Erin

Doyle

Asst. Prof of Biology – Doane College, Crete, NE

Pan

Du

Senior Computational Biologist at Genentech with Robert Gentleman, San Francisco; Past - Northwestern Univ, Chicago as Research Asso/ Senior Bioinf Analyst with Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

Stacy

Duncan

Sarah Cannon Research Institute; Past: Vanderbilt Postdoc

Tyra

Dunn-Thomas

Clinical Informatics, Parexel International, Raleigh-Durham, NC; Past: Research Health Science Specialist at Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Clinical Research Coordinator at Duke Univ.; Postdoctoral Fellow at the Univ. of NC

Scott

Emrich

2018: Univ of TN (Knoxville), Asso. Prof, Electrical Engr and Computer Sci; until 2017: Dir. of Bioinformatics; Notre Dame, Asst Prof

Joset

Etzel

Univ. of Groningan, Netherlands; Postdoctoral Fellow

Fang

Fang

Founder, Cellunos; Bioinformatician at Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, NY; past--The Rockefeller Univ.; Dr. Arlene Auerbach Lab of Human Genetics and Hematology; Postdoctoral Fellow

Robert

Farnham

passed away

Ying

Feng

Data Scientist for Schneider National, Green Bay, WI

Jianmin

Feng

Bioinformatics Developer, Combisep Co.; DBA at Eppley Cancer Center, Univ of NE, Medical Center; Omaha; IT and Services

Fengli

Fu

Univ of MN Medical School as a bioinformatics research associate

Yao

Fu

Xilinx Inc., 2100 Logic Dr, San Jose, CA 95124; Past: Micron Technologies, San Francisco Bay Area

Xiang

Gao

Asst Prof, Univ of North Texas; past: Postdoc at Indiana Univ., Biology Dept, with Dr. Michael Lynch

Zhong

Gao

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD; Postdoc, The Center for Cardiovascular Bioinformatics and Modeling

Lei

Gong

Asst. Prof. Northeast Normal Univ., Changchun, China

Jianying

Gu

Asst. Professor, City Univ of NY

Ling

Guo

DuPont Pioneer, Software Development Specialist, Bioinformatics

Yong

Huang

Postdoc at UCSF Medical School

Yuanyuan

Huang

Data Scientist at RapidMiner, Inc., Boston; past: Statistician with ASB Global, Madison, WI

LaRon

Hughes

Alion Sci & Tech--Applied Ontologist/Semantic Architect; Genome Quest, Scientist, As of July 2010-Scientific Ontologist (Curator) at Northwestern Univ, Chicago

Junli

Ji

Grad Student - Univ of WI; DuPont Pioneer

Tieming

Ji

Professor, University of Missouri, Columbia; Statistics Dept.

Abhijeet

Kapoor

Marta Filizola, Icahn School of Medicine Mt. Sinai

Ataur

Katebi

The Jackson Lab at Bar Harbor; Past: Lab of Iddo Friedberg, VMPM, ISU; NIH Visiting Fellow, Nat'l Cancer Inst, NIH, Bethesda, MD; Past: Postdoc in Jernigan’s lab;

Brent

Kronmiller

Bioinformatics Scientist Faculty Research Assistant, Oregon State Univ, Corvallis, OR; Past: Mendel Biotechnology, Inc.

Xianyan

Kuang

 

Santhosh Vijay

Kumar Vammi

Data Scientist, ARM, Cambridge, England

Alain

Laederach

Asso. Professor, UNC at Chapel Hill, Biology Dept.; Past: Stanford School of Medicine - Genetics Dept; Altman Lab; postdoctoral fellow

Nicholas

Larson

Mayo Clinic, Scientist, Rochester, MN

Michael

Lawrence

Genentech with Robert Gentleman's lab in San Francisco, CA

Nicole

Leahy

Current: Bioinformatics Scientist at National Marrow Donor Program; Past: Postdoctoral Research Associate at The Jackson Laboratory; Postdoc at University of Maryland; Postdoc at Univ of Georgia; Research Asst at Univ of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics;

Jae-Hyung

Lee

UCLA Postdoc

Darrin

Lemmer

Associate Bioinformatician at TGen; Translational Genomics Research Institute; IBM

Jie

Li

NIAID (NIH institute)

Haining

Lin

Dupont Pioneer

Yuan

Lin

Staff, J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, MD; Past: Analyst IV - Bioinformatics Specialist at LSU Health Sciences Center; Senior Software Engineer at GeneDX

Jie

Liu

Equifax

Haibo

Liu

Dupont Pioneer, Urbandale, Iowa

Hong

Lu

Sr. Clinical Bioinformatics Scientist at Pathway Genomics Corp; Past: Ambry Genetics, Aliso Viejo, CA, Bioinformatics scientist

Jie

Luo

Project Manager at Ames IT and Numeric Solutions

Divita

Mathur

Postdoctoral Research Fellow at U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Wieslawa

Mentzen

Researcher, Istituto di Ricerca Genetica e Biomedica (IRGB), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Monserrato, Sardinia, Italy

Matthew

Moscou

Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich, England; group leader

Shreyartha

Mukherjee

Scientist, Syngenta Seeds, Stanton, MN; Past: Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK, research scientist

Usha

Muppirala

Research Scientist, Data Science and Informatics, Dow Dupont, Hyderabad India; past: Postdoc, Genome Informatics Facility, ISU

Olga

Nikolova

Senior Research Associate at Oregon Health and Science University/Visiting Scientist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Past: Steven Friend - SAGE Bionetworks, Seattle

Myron

Peto

Senior research associate at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland

Walker

Pett

Postdoc with Tracy Heath, ISU; Postdoc w/ Nicolas Lartillot in Lyon France. Baysian Phylogenetics; met at Baker Seminar

Bradley

Powers

Current-Attorney at McKee, Voorhees and Sease; Past: Director of IT at NewLink Genetics;
Education: Drake Univ Law School; Iowa State University

Long

Qu

Asst Prof at Wright State Univ., Dept of Math and Stat, Dayton, OH; Past: Biostat Solutions, Inc. Mount Airy, MD; Statistician

Srihari

Radhakrishnan

Bioinformatics Scientist at Arc Bio, LLC, Menlo Park, CA

Misha

Rajaram

Bioinformatics Analyst, Complete Genomics, Inc., Mountain View, CA; Past: Postdoc at UCSF, Prescott Woodruff's lab

Justin

Recknor

Statistician at Gore, Flagstaff, AZ; Past: Eli Lilly and Company Eli Lilly, Indianapolis, IN as Asso. Statistician

Deepak

Reyon

Scientist, Editas Medicine, Cambridge, MA; Past: Biogen Idec; Boston, MA, research in genetic models; Past: Keith Joung's lab, Harvard

Kyoungmin

Roh

PhD Student at U of CA, Santa Barbara--Studying Computer Software for Industry

Jeffry

Sander

DuPont Pioneer, Johnston, IA; Past: Harvard; Postdoc

Kannan

Sankar

Schrodinger: computational drug design, New York City

Shannon

Schlueter

Data Scientist, UNC Charlotte; past: Asst. Prof, Dept of Bioinformatics and Genomics, Univ. of NC, Charlotte; Purdue Univ; W. Lafayette, IN as Asst Prof in the Dept of Computer and Info Technology

Justin

Schonfeld

Current: Postdoc at Univ of Guelph, Analytics Team Lead at Barcode of Life Data Systems; Past: Postdoc/Instructor at Univ of Nevada, Reno, Computer Sci and Engr; Cognitive Info Processing group

Arun

Sethuraman

Asst Prof of Biology at CA State University, San Marcos; past: Postdoc/AsstProf-Temple University

Sachet

Shukla

Dana Farber Cancer Inst., Boston; Research Scientist

Michael

Sparks

Clinical Research Scientist (Bioinformatics) at ClinicalRM, Inc.; USDA, Bethesda, Maryland

Daniel

Standage

Postdoctoral Fellow in Titus Brown’s lab, UC Davis

Matthew

Studham

Bioinformatician at EMD Serono; Stockholm Bioinformatics Center, Stockholm, Sweden in Erik Sonnhammer's lab

Yves

Sucaet

Section Head Data Management and Bioinformatics, HistoGeneX, Antwerp, Belgium. Histogenex is a company which bridges histological and molecular information discovery and clinical trails

Xiaoyong

Sun

Bioinformatician - VGTI - Vaccine and Gene Therapy Inst., Port St. Lucie, FL

Saraswathi

Sundararajan

Project Manager – Clinical Translational Research, Sidra Medical and Research Center, Qatar; Past: Scientist w/Dr. Andrzej Kloczkowski; Nationwide Children's Hospital, Batelle Center for Math Medicine, Ohio University

Priyanka

Surana

Plant Breeding Institute in Sydney, Australia, Bioinformatics of rust pathogens, lab of Dr. Robert Park

Michael

Terribilini

Elon University, Biology; Asst prof.

Fadi

Towfic

Immuneering Corporation, VP, Computational Medicine; Past-The Broad Institute, Computational Biologist

John

Van Hemert

DuPont Pioneer, Research Scientist, Urbandale, IA

Kent

Vander Velden

Owner, Researcher, Consultant, Chief Dreamer at Confluence Research and Development, LLC.; Past: DuPont Pioneer

Sweta

Vangaveti

Postdoctoral Fellow, Univ. of MA Medical School, Worcester, MA; Past: RNA Institute, SUNY, Albany

Peter

Vedell

The Jackson Lab; Bar Harbor, ME; postdoc

Marie

Vendettuoli

Statistical Programmer, USDA, Aphis Veterinary Biologics

Thomas

Vigdal

Current--Litigation Counsel at Apple Inc.; Past-Associate at Paul Hastings LLP; Asso at Cooley LLP; Research Assistant at DNA2.0

Education: Univ of CA, Davis - School of Law; Stanford Univ;
Iowa State University

Rasna

Walia

Dupont Pioneer, Urbandale, IA; Past: Postdoc with Amy Vincent, USDA, Ames, IA

Jesse

Walsh

Postdoc with Carson Andorf at MaizeGDB, Iowa State

Xiangyun

Wang

Principal Scientist at Pfizer, Groton, Connecticut; Past: Amgen, Johnson and Johnson, Postdoctoral Research Associate, AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical, Wilmington, DE

Xiujuan

Wang

Cornell University, NY - postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Sylvia Lee (sylvia.lee@cornell.edu)
Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics.
Xiujuan is their in-house bioinformatician, who investigates how global chromatin regulation affects longevity in C

Jianmin

Wang

Roswell Park Cancer Inst; Buffalo NY; Staff

Yufeng

Wang

Univ of TX; San Antonio; Dept. of Biology; BCB, Prof

Yingchun

Wang

Scripps Research Inst; La Jolla, CA; Klemke Lab as Research Asso.

Matthew

Wilkerson

Bioinformatics Director at Collaborative Health Initiative Research Program (CHIRP), Uniformed Services Univ., Bethesda, MD; Past: Postdoc, D. Neil Hayes Lab, Lineberger Comphrehensive Cancer Center; Univ of NC at Chapel Hill; Chapel Hill,NC

Feihong

Wu

Staff, Software Engineer at eBay, Inc., San Francisco Bay Area; Senior SDE at Microsoft; Yahoo

Di

Wu

Western Kentucky Univ; Bowling Green; Dept of Math; Asso. Prof.

Shiquan

Wu

Current: Bio-Statistician at BSRI-San Francisco; Past: Bio-statistics (PostDoc) at UC Davis; Research Associate in Bioinformatics at Kansas State Univ; Research Fellow (Post Doc) at Stanford University

Tian

Xia

Academic in China …

Wu

Xu

from 2006--Asso Prof of Biochemistry, Dept of Chemistry, College of Sciences, Univ of LA at Lafayette, 2002 to 2006--Postdoc, Dept of Biochem, St. Jude Children ’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, 2002 - 2006

Li

Xue

Asst Prof at Utrecht Univ, Netherlands; Past: Penn State Postdoc with Vasant Honavar

Aimin

Yan

Research Fellow at Harvard University

Changhui

Yan

Asso Prof of Computer Science at North Dakota State Univ., Past: Utah State Univ; Logan UT; Computer Sci Dept; Asst Prof

Xiao

Yang

Illumina, San Francisco, CA; past: Scientist II, Biogen Idec; Broad Institute, Boston, MA

Lei

Yang

Sr Research Associate at Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Dupont; past: Monsanto in Ankeny

Liang

Ye

Current: Bioinformatics Scientist - Dow AgroSciences; Washington Univ., St. Louis; School of Medicine; Genome Sequencing Center; Senior Scientist

Xin

Yin

Research Engineer, Ebay

Xiaosi

Zhang

Current--TeradataDatabase Admin at WellPoint, Norfolk, VA; Senior software engineer, Meredith in Des Moines; Past: Software Engineer at Atanasoft LLC

Chaoliang

Zhang

Researcher, China

Zhongqi

Zhang

Tsinghua Univ; Asst Prof.

Wuyan

Zhang

Manager, Statistician at Abbvie (Medical Devices), Chicago, IL

Hailong

Zhang

Current - Research Project Manager III at Univ of NH; Past: Bioinformatics Research Scientist at Univ of NH; Research Scientist II at Univ of NH; Bioinformatics Core Director, NIH NH-BRIN (NH Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network) at Univ of NH

Ying

Zheng

Seeking M.S. in Statistics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Hua

Zhou

Asso Prof of Biostatistics at UCLA; Past: Asst Prof at NC Carolina State Univ in Stat Dept.

Huaijun

Zhou

Professor at Texas A&M Univ; College Station in Poultry Science

Wengang

Zhou

DuPont Pioneer

Wei

Zhu

TIGR; Rockville, MD

Michael

Zimmermann

Research Associate and Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Tao

Zuo

Postdoc with Ed Buckler, Cornell, National Academy of Science recent enrollee; Grape genome work

 

 

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