Principal Investigator

Wyeth W. Wasseman, PhD

Principal Investigator

Postdoctoral Fellows

Oriol Fornés Crespo, PhD

Research Associate, Deputy Group Leader

Solenne Correard, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Doctoral Students

Alice Kaye, BA

PhD Candidate

Gherman Novakovsky, MS

PhD Candidate

Meltem Eda Omur, MSc,

Phd Student

Masters Students

Alejandro Aguirre, BSc

Masters Student

Xi (Nicole) Zhang, BA

Bioinformatics MSc candidate

Tiffany Leung, BSc

Bioinformatics Masters Student

Undergraduate Students

Research Staff

Brittany Hewitson,

Bioinformatics Programmer

Dora Pak,

Research Manager


Name Years in Group Present Position
Robin Van der Lee 2017 - 2020 Research Scientist, Bioinformatics at AbCellera
Magda Price 2017 - 2018 Data Specialist, the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Instittue, Ottawa
Allison Matthews 2015 - 2017 Genomic Specialist Laboratory Scientist, Division of Laboratory Genetics & Genomics Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, BC Children’s Hospital
Maja Tarailo-Graovac 2013 - 2014 Assistant Professor, Depts of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Medical Genetics, Cumming School of Medicine; Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Yifeng Li 2013 - 2015 Faculty Position, Brock University, Jan 2020 Research Officer Scientific Data Mining Group; Information and Communications Technologies National Research Council Canada (NRC), Ottawa, Canada
Ekaterina Nosova 2011 - 2013 Associate Director, Research Analytics, British Columbia Centre on Substance Use, St. Paul's Hospital; Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, UBC Vancouver, Canada
Anthony Mathelier 2011 - 2016 Group Leader, Computational Biology and Gene Regulation, the Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway, University of Oslo, Norway
Virginie Bernard 2010 - 2012
Elodie Portales-Casamar 2005 - 2007 Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Allergy & Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, UBC
David Martin 2005 - 2006 Research Professional, Montpellier, France
Wynand Alkema 2002 - 2004 Group Leader, Fermentation & Health, Nizo Food Research, The Netherlands
Boris Lenhard 2000 - 2002 Professor, Computational Biology, Imperial College, London, UK
Luis Mendoza 2000 - 2002 Group Leader, CompBioLab, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
William Krivan 1999 - 2001 Founder at Krivan Capital LLC, Los Angeles, USA

Name Years in Group Present Position
Phil Richmond 2015 - 2020 Staff Scientist, Turvey Lab, BC Children’s Hospital, PHSA
Bhavi Modi 2018 - 2020 Research Associate, Turvey Lab, BC Children’s Hospital Dept. of Pediatrics, UBC
Cynthia Xin Ye 2015 - 2019 MD PhD Student at UBC Medical School, Canada
Allen Zhang 2014 - 2019 MD PhD Student at UBC Medical School, Canada
Jessica (Jean) Jae Yun Lee 2014 - 2018 Freelance EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases
Wenqiang Shi 2012 - 2017 Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, China China Scholarship
Casper Shyr 2011 - 2016 Data Science Manager, Fraser Health Authority, BC Canada; UBC 4Year
Julie Chih-yu Chen 2011 - 2016 Data scientist, Bioinformatics Core Facility, National Microbiology Lab, Winnipeg, Public Health Agency of Canada
Rebecca Worsley Hunt 2007 - 2015 Postdoctoral Scientist, The Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany
Warren Cheung 2007 - 2012 Senior Computational Biologist, Children's Mercy Hospital Genome Testing Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Debra Fulton 2005 - 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, McGill University, Canada
Andrew Tae-Jun Kwon 2004 - 2011 Researcher Scientist, Molecular Network Control Genomics Unit, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, Japan
Shannan Ho Sui 2003 - 2008 Senior Research Scientist, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Scientific Director, Harvard School of Public Health Bioinformatics Core; Affiliated Faculty at Harvard Stem Cell Institute, USA
Jochen Brumm 2003 - 2008 Senior Statistical Scientist, Genentech Inc, Member of the Roche Group, South San Francisco, USA
Raf Podowski° 2003 - 2006 Data Science Team Lead, Advanced Development Group, Bio-Rad Laboratories Hercules, USA
Danielle Kemmer° 1905 - 2006 Vice President, Strategy and Initiatives, Graham Boeckh Foundation, Montreal, Canada
Albin Sandelin° 1905 - 2004 Professor, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Name Years in Group Present Position
Michelle Yueming Kang 2018 - 2020 Business Analyst, Deloitte, Toronto
Michael Gottlieb 2016 - 2017 Software Engineer, Tasktop Technologies, Vancouver
Rachelle Farkas 2015 - 2017 Research Methods Specialist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto
Cynthia Xin Ye 2012 - 2014 MD PhD Student at UBC Medical School, Canada
Siddhartha Srivastava 2007 - 2007 Physician and Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, Queen’s University, Canada.
Alice Chou 2005 - 2008 Lab Associate, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Canada
Chris J. Walsh• 2003 - 2004 Medical Student, University of BC, Canada
Byron Kuo 2003 - 2005 Bioinformatics, Health Canada, Canada. Joint Head of Bioinformatics Long-term Support (WABI), National Bioinformatics Infrastructure Sweden (NBIS), Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm University, Stockholm Sweden
Bjorn Wallner 2001 - 2001 Associate Professor, Linköping University, Sweden
Albin Sandelin 2000 - 2000 Professor, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Name Years in Group Present Position
Madison Hung 2020 - 2021 UBC undergraduate student
Bianca Oricchio Kirsh 019 - 2020 UBC undergraduate student
Tamar Av-Shalom 2018 - 2019 Graduate Student, University of Toronto, Canada
Eric Lee 2018 - 2019 Graduate Student, UBC
Owen Yi-cheng Tsai 2018 - 2019 UBC Undergrad Student
Rachel Ruiqi Zhao 2017 UBC Undergrad Student
Edwin Zhou 2018 - 2019 UBC Undergrad Student
Thomas Tianyang Liu 2017 - 2018 UBC Undergrad Student
Lap-Tak Chu 2017 - 2018 UBC Undergrad Student
Jessica Chuyu Zhang 2017 - 2018 UBC Undergrad Student
Taylor Lundy 2017 - 2018 UBC Undergrad Student
Kyle Ju 2017 - 2018 UBC Undergrad Student
William Junbo Qi 2017 - 2018 UBC Undergrad Student
Richard Zihao Xie 2016-2017 UBC Undergrad Student
Coulter Beeson 2016-2017 UBC Undergrad Student
Ahmad Shikib Merhri 2016-2018 UBC Undergrad Student
Yuchen Li 2015 - 2016 CIHR Undergraduate Summer Student Health Researcher
Mimi Ko 2015 UBC Undergrad Student
Kevin Yuliang Shi 2014-2015 CIHR Undergraduate Summer Student Health Researcher
Savanie Maithripala 2013 PGD Genetic Counselor, Reproductive Genetic Innovations, Chicago, USA
Michael Gottlieb 2013-2014 Software Engineer, Tasktop Technologies, Vancouver
Ken Wong 2012-2014 Senior Deployment Analyst, Provincial Health Services Authority
Allen Zhang 2012 - 2014 MD PhD Student, MD PhD Graduate Program, UBC, Canada
Puya Seid-Karbasi 2011 - 2014 Software Development Engineer, Amazon, USA
Zachary Maurer 2013 Undergrad student in Stanford University
Penny Peng Qu 2010 - 2012 Back to Shanghai, China
Isaiah Ng 2010 - 2011 Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Xiao Yu (Cindy) Zhang 2009 - 2011 UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences student
Casper Shyr 2009 - 2010 Graduate Student, Wasserman Lab/Bioinformatics Training Program, UBC, Canada
Anthony McCallum 2007 - 2010 Software Development Engineer, Amazon, USA
Christopher Dickman 2008 - 2009 Graduate Student, Dept of Biology, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Diane Di Wu, PhD 2006 Data Scientist, Palantir Technologies, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Peter Sudmant 2005 - 2006 Doctoral Student, Genome Sciences, U. of Washington, USA
Shao-shan (Carol) Huang, PhD 2004 - 2005 Postdoctoral Fellow, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, USA
Teresa Wang 2003 Project Manager and Consultant, Accenture, Vancouver, Canada

Name Years in Group Present Position
Magdalena Swanson 2006 - 2009 Research & Grant Development Facilitator, Research Administration & Development, Fraser Health Authority, Canada
Shi Yuan (Steven) Jiang, MD 2007 - 2008 Internal Medicine Resident, UBC Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
Amy Ticoll 2006 - 2007 Territory Manager, Janssen Pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson, Canada
Stuart Lithwick 2006 - 2007 PhD Student, University of Toronto

Name Years in Group Present Position
Jonathan Lim 2002 - 2013 Programmer Analyst II, UBC, Canada
Elena Herzog 2001 - 2002 QA Specialist, Elsevier, Germany
Annette Hoglund, PhD 2001 - 2002 Senior Director, Schrodinger, Sweden