John B. Hogenesch, PhD
Genetics Chair in Systems Biology
Interim Director, Division of Human Genetics
Director, Center for Circadian Medicine,
Professor of Pediatrics
Divisions of Human Genetics and Immunobiology

Current Laboratory Members

Sibel Cal
Graduate Student, Koç University

Lauren Francey, MS
Lab Manager and Senior Research Associate

Yin Yeng Lee
Graduate Student

Marc Ruben, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher

Gang Wu, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher

Alumni and Mentored Scientists

Ron Anafi, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Pedro Aza-Blanc, PhD
Director, Functional Genomics Resources, Sanford-Burnham-Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Heather Ballance, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher, Neuroscience, Boston University

Julie Baggs, PhD
Research Associate, Omega Bio-tek

Sumit Chanda, PhD
Professor and Director, Immunity and Pathology Program, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Research Discovery Institute

Mike Conkright, PhD
Director of Scientific Operations, the Scripps Research Institute

Jason DeBruyne, PhD
Associate Professor, Morehouse School of Medicine

Tiago Gomes de Andrade, PhD
Professor, Universidade Federal de Alagoas

Alisa Dong, PhD
Life Science Consultant, L.E.K Consulting

Jeanne Geskes
Field Application Specialist, Illumina

Jacki Growe, MS
Associate Scientist, Intellia Therapeutics, Inc.

Josephine Harada, PhD, MBA
Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, 10x Genomics

Kevin Hayes, PhD
Global Lead, Data Science and Informatics Strategy and Communication, Corteva Agriscience

Ines Hoffmann, PhD
Associate Director Clinical Operations, Arena Pharmaceuticals

Michael Hughes, PhD
Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis

Dr. İ. Halil Kavakli, PhD
Professor, Koç University

Nick Lahens, PhD
Bioinformatics Researcher, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Yool Lee, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Loren Miraglia
Principal Investigator, The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation

Kinnery Naik Patel, MPH
Infection Prevention Program Manager, Kaiser Permanente

Anthony Olarerin-George, PhD
Postdoctoral Rearcher, Weill Cornell Medical College

Tony Orth, PhD
Associate Director of Genomics, the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation

Satchin Panda, PhD
Professor, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Susana Pires, PhD
Freelance/Consultant, Non-clinical safety development of biologics

Trey Sato, PhD
Associate Scientist, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin

Rob Schmidt
Graduate Student, Iowa State University

David Smith, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Otolaryngology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Andrew Su, PhD
Professor, The Scripps Research Institute

Anand Venkataraman, PhD
Associate Consultant, ZS

John Walker, PhD
Senior Investigator, the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation

Aaron Willingham, PhD
Senior Principal Scientist, Merck

Gina Zastrow
Genomics Technology Leader, Corteva Agriscience

Ray Zhang, MD, PhD
Resident, Clinical Pathology, Washington University in St. Louis