Reed A. Cartwright, Assistant Professor and PI

Dr. Cartwright (PhD Genetics, University of Georgia) studies a variety of questions in computational evolutionary genetics. He is part of the Genomics, Evolution, and Bioinformatics Faculty in the School of Life Sciences and the Center for Personalized Diagnostics in the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University. Dr. Cartwright's graduate work was in theoretical population genetics, and his postdoc research was in molecular evolution and bioinformatics. Currently, he is primarily interested in developing statistical models to estimate evolutionary process from large, genomic datasets.

Contact: @MinionLabCVWebsiteScholarGitHub

Adam Orr, PhD Student

Mr. Orr (BS Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology and BS Mathematics, Arizona State Universtity) is a PhD student in Molecular and Cellular Biology. He uses phylogenomic methods to study somatic mutation patterns in eucalypts. He is currently developing methods to understand the error paterns in genomic datasets and estimate sequencing quality.

Contact: @AdamJOrrGitHub

Abigail Howell, PhD student

Ms. Howell (BS Biomedical Science, Arizona State University) is a PhD student in Molecular and Cellular Biology. She is studying mutations in ciliates and the compression of genomic datasets.

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Ziqi Zhu, PhD student

Mr. Zhu (BS Biological Science, Shanghai Ocean University, MS Biomedical Engineering, Arizona State University) is a PhD student in Biology. He is interested in sequencing & assembly pipeline building for various genomic datasets. He is currently investigating profiling of indel phases in coding regions and heterozygote advantage area.

Contact: GitHub

Juan Jose Garcia Mesa, PhD student

Mr. Garcia Mesa (BA Interdisciplinary Studies, Arizona State University) is a PhD student in Biological Design.

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Lab Alumni

Joanna Malukiewicz, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow

Former Postdoc

Contact: @arcovaGitHub

Rachel S. Schwartz, Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island

Former Postdoc

Contact: @rachelssWebsiteGitHub

Tara Furstenau, Research Professor, Northern Arizona University

Former PhD Student

Contact: @tara_furstenauWebsiteGitHub

David J. Winter, Postdoctoral Fellow, Massey University

Former Postdoc

Contact: @TheAtavismWebsiteScholarGitHub

Isaac Akogwu, Scientist, Benson Hill Biosystems

Former Postdoc

Christian Sievert, Scientist, Greenovation Biotech GmbH

Former Postdoc

Steven Wu, Scientist, BioConsortia, Inc

Former Postdoc

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Jessica Albanese, MD

Former Honors Student

Diana Arroyo,

Former Honors Student

Kael Dai, Programmer, Allen Institute for Brain Science

Former Programmer

Melissa Ip, Programmer, GoDaddy

Former Undergrad Researcher

Akash Khare, Engineer, Schneider Electric

Former Honors Student

Alexandra Merry, Product Specialist, PING

Former Honors Student

Zach Mertens, Programmer, University of Utah

Former Programmer

Dominic Nicacio, Medical Student, University of Washington, Seattle

Former Undergrad Researcher

Nathan Palmer, PhD Student, Quantative Biology, UC San Diego

Former Honors Student

Anders Pitman,

Former Programmer

Shelby Prestwich,

Former Student Outreach Coordinator

Ben Roos, Software Engineer, Apple

Former Honors Student

Lexi Townley, Masters Student, Syracuse University

Former Undergrad Researcher

Emily Thompson,

Former Student Outreach Coordinator

Patrick Smith, Business Analyst, Epiq Systems

Former PREP Scholar