People

Kyung Jin Ahn, BS
ahn@email.chop.edu
Research Assistant

Wet Lab

Current work: CODEX multiplexed imaging for multiple projects; Single Cell multiomic data generation in pediatric sarcoma
Shovik Bandyopadhyay, MS
shovik.bandyopadhyay@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
CAMB G&E MSTP Student

Wet Lab | Dry Lab | MSTP

Current work: Characterizing Microenvironmental niches of treatment resistant leukemic cells
Changya Chen, PhD
chenc6@email.chop.edu
Postdoctoral Scholar

Wet Lab | Dry Lab

Current work: Single Cell Multi-omic investigation of high-risk pediatric leukemias
Chia-hui Chen, MS
chenc10@email.chop.edu
Research Assistant

Wet Lab

Current work: Single Cell multi-omic profiling of high-grade glioma & neuroblastoma
Gregory Chen, BHSc
gregory.chen@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
GCB MSTP Student

Dry Lab | MSTP

Current work: Genomic investigation of CAR-T cell persistence and treatment failure
Yang-yang Ding, MD
dingy@email.chop.edu
Instructor

Wet Lab | Physician

Current work: Multi-omic profiling of high risk leukemias, Nominating combination therapies to overcome drug resistance
Liron Grossmann, MD
grossmannld@email.chop.edu
Pediatric Oncology Fellow

Dry Lab | Physician

Current work: Single cell multi-omic characterization of neuroblastoma
Mohammad Shafkat Islam, PhD
md.shafkat.islam@gmail.com
Postdoctoral Scholar

Dry Lab

Current work: Algorithm Development for multiplexed imaging analysis
Elizabeth Li, BS
elizabeth.y.li@yale.edu
Medical Student

Wet Lab

Current work: Linking genotype and phenotype in single cell data
Kellyn Madden, BS
maddenk1@email.chop.edu
Research Assistant

Wet Lab

Current work: Precision medicine targets for high risk B-ALL
Yusha Sun, AB
Yusha.sun@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
MSTP Rotation Student

Dry Lab | MSTP

Current work: Multi-omic analysis of high risk pediatric tumors
Kai Tan, PhD
tank1@email.chop.edu
Principal Investigator
Anusha Thadi, MS
thadia@email.chop.edu
Research Assistant

Wet Lab

Current work: Single cell transcriptomic and imaging atlas of Crohn’s Disease
Yasin Uzun, PhD
uzuny@email.chop.edu
Research Scientist

Dry Lab

Current work: Single Cell multiomic study of Neuroblastoma; Predictive modeling of methylation – expression relationships
Jason Xu, BS
jason.xu@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
GCB MSTP Student

Wet Lab | Dry Lab | MSTP

Current work: Single Cell multi-omic investigation of high risk T-ALL
Wenbao Yu, PhD
yuw1@email.chop.edu
Research Scientist

Dry Lab

Current work: Multimodal Single Cell study of high risk pediatric leukemias; Algorithm Development (Epigenetic)
Ruitao Zhang, MS
zhangr2@chop.edu
Research Assistant

Dry Lab

Current work: Mutational landscape after tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy
Qin Zhu, MB
zhuqin@mail.med.upenn.edu
GCB PhD Student

Dry Lab | GCB

Current work: Spatial and transcriptomic study of colon cancer; Single cell method development
Lab Alumi Lab role Current position
Peng Gao Postdoctoral scholar Professor, Xi An Jiao Tong University
Tao Peng Postdoctoral scholar Research Scientist, Johnson & Johnson
Kamyar Pourfarhangi Postdoctoral scholar Investigator, GlaxoSmithKline
Bing He Postdoctoral scholar Assistant Professor at Penn State University
Emily Walder Summer student Undergrad. at University of Connecticut
Parisa Samareh Rotation student PhD student at UPenn
Monica Wei Rotation student MSTP student at UPenn
Long Gao Graduate student Postdoc at UPenn
Sean Na Summer student Undergrad. at UPenn
Vishal Dhruva CRISSP summer student Undergrad. at UC Berkeley
Ying Zhang Postdoctoral scholar Staff scientist at NIH
Ruimin Sun Postdoctoral scholar R&D director, Gekko lab
Jiahui Wang Graduate student Bioinformatics data analyst at Jackson laboratory
Apexa Modi Rotation student Ph.D. student at U. of Pennsylvania
Shalyn Guthery Research assistant Data scientist at Morelity
Wanxin Tang Visiting scholar Professor at Sichuan U.
Ryan Spengler Postdoctoral scholar Assistant Scientist at U. of Wisconsin
Xiaoke Ma Postdoctoral scholar Professor at Xi’dian U.
Li Teng Postdoctoral scholar Principle bioinformatics scientist at Ambry Genetics
Mary Higgins MSTP SUMR student Medical student at University of Pennsylvania
Lindsey Gifford Research assistant Research assistant at U. of Iowa
Marcus Toral MSTP rotation student MSTP student at U. of Iowa
Jongkwang Kim Postdoctoral scholar Assistant scientist at National Cancer Center
Brendan Sotomayor Research assistant Emergency medicine doctor
Stephen Bonett Research assistant PhD student at University of Pennsylvania
Michael Lipman Research assistant Software engineer at Flexport
Tyler Mouw Research assistant General surgeon at University of Kansas
Zhe Liu Research assistant Phd student at Harvard Unversity
Hiram Firpi Postdoctoral scholar Staff scientist at Johns Hopkins U.
Yang Xu Genetics rotation student PhD student at U. of Iowa
Scott Whitmore Genetics rotation student Assistant research scientist at University of Iowa
Duygu Ucar Postdoctoral scholar Associate Prof. at Jackson Genomic Medicine
Rong Fan Research assistant Research assistant at U. of Iowa
Qingyang Hu Research assistant Software engineer at McAfree
Yunnie Low Research assistant Undergrad. at Iowa State U.