Alice Soragni

Alice Soragni is an Assistant Professor in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA where she started her lab in Dec 2016. The lab investigates how protein aggregation affects cancer development and progression. Big fan of organoids, which the lab uses to study tumor biology and identify cancer therapies.

J. Brian Byrd

J. Brian Byrd investigates hypertension. He has investigated the mechanism of ACE inhibitor-associated angioedema in a rodent model, a case-control study, a GWAS, and a randomized clinical trial of a new drug, and he served as an investigator for the SYMPLICITY HTN-3 pivotal clinical trial of renal artery denervation. His principal interest is resistant hypertension, especially endocrine forms of hypertension. Recently, his laboratory has has been focused on developing novel biomarkers of human mineralocorticoid receptor activation. Beyond these research contributions, in 2017, he and Casey Greene announced in the NEJM the creation of the Research Symbiont Awards, which recognize excellence in data sharing. He is a principal investigator at the University of Michigan School of Medicine, where he is Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine’s Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.

Bethany A. Kerr

Bethany Kerr is an Assistant Professor in the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. The Kerr lab investigates the mechanisms of bone metastasis from primary tumor escape to circulating tumor cell survival to homing focusing on both the tumor and microenvironmental cells and signaling using in vitro, in vivo, and tissue-engineered models.

Benjamin F. Voight

I am a statistical and population geneticist interested in understanding the relationship between DNA sequence variation and complex human disease. To build this understanding, my lab constructs statistical and computational methods grounded in principles of population biology, applying them to genetic data collected across entire human genomes. My research has answered population genetic questions about recent demographic and selective events in human populations, and I have helped to map hundreds of risk loci common diseases, particularly type-2 diabetes and heart attack. I have also contributed to the growing field of causal inference studies via Mendelian Randomization.

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Casey S. Greene

Casey Greene is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine and the Director of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation's Childhood Cancer Data Lab. His lab aims to develop deep learning methods that integrate distinct large-scale datasets to extract the rich and intrinsic information embedded in such integrated data.

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Chris Gorgolewski

Chris Gorgolewski is a Co-Director of Center for Reproducible Neuroscience and a Research Associate in Poldracklab at Department of Psychology at Stanford University. His main interests include neuroimaging data processing methods (with focus on fMRI), data sharing, standardization and harmonization as well as academic publishing culture.

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Kasper D. Hansen

KD Hansen works in statistical genomics. His lab has produced numerous widely used software products, available through the Bioconducor project.

Laura K. Wiley

Laura Wiley is an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Her lab broadly focuses on harnessing the power of electronic medical records for precision medicine. From phenomics to pharmacogenomics, her primary goal is to help improve patient care by using and applying data, big and small alike. She is also passionate about health policy and its role in enabling and encouraging innovation for patients and healthcare.

Lucia Peixoto

Lucia Peixoto is an Assistant Professor at the College of Medicine and a member of the Sleep and Performance Research center at WSU Spokane. She is working to understand the genetic links to autism and related symptoms, such as learning disabilities and disturbed sleep.

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Buck S. Samuel

Buck Samuel is an Assistant Professor in the Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research and Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine. The lab is interested in defining the host and microbial molecular networks that mediate microbiome programming of host physiology. Broadly interested in open science, discovery-oriented basic research, genomics, organismal systems biology and tool development.

Olivier Gevaert

Olivier Gevaert is an Assistant Professor Assistant Professor of Medicine (Biomedical informatics) and Biomedical Data Science at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The Gevaert lab focuses on multi scale biomedical data fusion focusing on applications in oncology. This involves modeling data at molecular, cellular and tissue levels using a wide range of different technologies such as sequencing (DNA, RNA) and imaging (e.g. MRI, CT, PET). We develop computational approaches to find relevant patterns in these high dimensional, multi-modal data sets. These machine-learning methods combine elements from statistics, mathematics and apply them on multi-scale data ranging from molecular biology, pathology to radiology.

Raghu M. Yennamalli

Raghu Yennamalli is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics at the Jaypee University of Information Technology, India. His lab works on enzymes that cleave crystalline and complex polysaccharides that have immense application in sustainable energy production.

Simina M. Boca

Simina Boca is an Assistant Professor in the Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics and the Departments of Oncology and Biostatistics, Bioinformatics & Biomathematics at Georgetown University Medical Center. She develops methods, tools, and workflows for the analysis of omics data and for assessing and integrating evidence in precision medicine, with an emphasis on cancer. She is also interested in cancer epidemiology and population genetics.

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Stephanie C. Hicks

Stephanie Hicks is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She develops statistical methods, tools and open software for the analysis of (epi)genomics, functional genomics and single-cell genomics data.

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C. Titus Brown

Titus Brown (or "C. Titus Brown", if you're looking for his research publications) is an Associate Professor at UC Davis, where he moved in 2015. He works on a variety of genomics and bioinformatics questions, with a focus on non-model organisms, methods development, tool creation and evaluation, and open science.

Venkat S. Malladi

Venkat S. Maladi, is an Computational Biologist at UT Southwestern. He works on a variety of genomics and bioinformatics questions, with a focus on integrating diverse datatype to extract testable hypothesis, robust and reproducible analysis methods, and open science.

Vladimir B. Teif

Vladimir Teif is a Lecturer in the University of Essex. The Teif lab works on modelling gene regulation, with special focus on the chromatin structure, nucleosome positioning, transcription factor binding and anticancer drugs