Jason Fernandes (831) 459-1014
Postdoctoral Scholar, Investigating the regulation of transposable elements by primate-specific transcription factors

Current Doctoral Students

2017-                Gary Mantalas

2017-                Colleen Bosworth

2017-                Rojin Safavi

2017-                Marina Haukness, Differential alternative splicing and gene expression in the RAS/MAPK pathway

2017-                Andrew Bailey

2017-                Md Kishwa Shafin

2017-                Yohei Rosen

2017-                Lauren Sanders,  Batch Effect Removal in Pediatric Brain Tumor Datasets

2017-                Trevor Pesoult

2017-                Alden Deran, Modifications to the Cactus Genome Multiple Sequence Aligner

2016-                Jacob Pfeil, Identifying Activated Druggable Genes in Childhood Cancer Patients

2015-                Jordan Eizenga, Genome inference using genome graph reference structures

2015-                John Vivian, Large Scale Cancer Genome Analysis

2015-                Charles Markello, Improving Sequence Alignment and Variant Calling through the Process of Population and Pedigree-based Graph Alignment

2014-                Arjun Rao, Precision Immunotherapy for Cancer treatment

2013-                Joel Armstrong

2010-                Andrew Field, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) Fellow, Regulation of cortical neuron development from embryonic stem cells, focusing on the role ncRNAs play in this process

Wet Lab Research Staff

Wet lab phone (831) 459-1014

Sofie Salama
Research Specialist/Lab Coordinator
Translational research—exploratory wet-lab validation of computational predictions

Mari Olsen
Lab Manager/Research Technician

Kristof Tigyi
Research Technician

Undergraduate Researchers

2017-                Ryan Lorig-Roach

2017-                Mason Hargrave