Hakan OzadamResearch Scientist
Applying his computational skills to biology excites Hakan. He enjoys swimming and hiking. Hakan is an avid reader. He is also the major coffee consumer of the lab.
- 2013 - 2016, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Postdoctoral Fellow, Bioinformatics
- 2008-2012, Middle East Technical University
PhD, Applied Mathematics
- 2005-2008, Middle East Technical University
MS, Applied Mathematics
- 2001-2006, Middle East Technical University
BS, Computer Engineering and Mathematics
Daniela GarciaPostdoctoral Fellow
Daniela currently works at Thermo Fisher.
- 2011-2018, Princeton University
PhD, Molecular Biology
- 2006-2011, The University of Texas at El Paso
Alia SeguraResearch Associate
Alia worked on the Ribo-ITP project in the lab. She is currently a PhD student at UT Austin.
- 2021, University of Texas at Austin
B.S. Cell and Molecular Biology
Tori TonnResearch Associate
Tori is currently a medical student. Her research focused on the development of Ribo-ITP. Her current interests are in neonatology and public health.
- 2013 - 2018, Loyola University, Chicago
Michael GengResearch Associate
Michael is currently a medical student in the EnMed program of Texas A&M.
His research interests deal with the computational methods of ribosome profiling.
- 2020, University of Texas at Austin
B.S. Computer Science
Hosei NakajimaUndergraduate Research Assistant
Hosei was a UT undergraduate from Japan, interested in genetics and computer science. Hosei currently works at Baylor College of Medicine as a research associate.
Ashley HoffmanUndergraduate Research Assistant
Ashley was a student with the Dean’s Scholars program. In the future, she wants to attend graduate school and pursue a career related to studying genetic diseases or cancer.
William ZhangUndergraduate Research Assistant
William is a Computer Science major in the Turing Scholars and Dean’s Scholars program.
Hansel ChiangUndergraduate Research Assistant
Hansel was a chemistry major and educational psychology minor.
Muxin WangUndergraduate Research Assistant
Muxin studied neuroscience at UT and wants to pursue a Ph.D. in neuroscience after graduating.
Brendan PaniciUndergraduate Research Assistant
Brendan was a biology student interested in genetic diseases and computer science. His research in the lab focused on Diamond-Blackfan Anemia, a disease as intriguing as its name. He is currently a PhD student at Baylor College of Medicine.