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PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:


Aik Choon Tan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Research: Translational Bioinformatics, Cancer Systems Biology,
Computational Drug Repurposing and Repositioining
"The Sensei"


RESEARCH FACULTY:


Jihye Kim, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor
Research: Functional Genomics, Synthetic Lethality Screens, KRAS Lung Cancer
BiNGS!
K-Map [K-Map Website]
"Chief Operating Officer"

Hyunmin Kim, Ph.D.
Senior Research Instructor
Research: Cancer Transcriptomics, Alternative Splicing


Jennifer Hintzsche, Ph.D.
(Joint with Prof. William Robinson)
Research Associate
Research: Melanoma Genomics, Drug Resistance Mechanisms
IMPACT Whole-Exome Sequencing Analysis Pipeline [IMPACT Website]
"MelaNinja"

POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWS:


Brian Jackson, Ph.D.
(Joint with Prof. Antonio Jimeno)
Research: Head and Neck Cancer Genomics, Tumor Heterogeneity
NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award T32CA174648
"Stem cell Detective"

Shawna Burgett, Ph.D.
(Joint with Prof. Mary Weiser-Evans)
Research: Cardiovascular Biology and Disease

RESEARCH ASSISTANTS:


Minjae Yoo, M.S., B.S.
Research: Chemical Systems Biology
DSigDB [DSigDB Website]
K-Map [K-Map Website]
"The Chef"


Jimin Shin, M.S., B.S.
Research: Computational Drug Repurposing and Repositioning
KIEO Curator
DSigDB [DSigDB Website]
"The Curator"



GRADUATE STUDENTS:


Kelsey Wuensch, B.S.
Research: Novel Therapy in Melanoma


MEDICAL STUDENTS - RESEARCH TRACK:

Dillon Le, B.S.
Research: Drug-induced Gene Expression Changes


Amy Kreienkamp, B.S.
Research: Visualizing the Kinome



Tan Lab Photo

Lab Photo, Aug 2016 (CU Anschutz Medical Campus)
Front (L-R): Jimin, Kelsey, Jihye, AC
Back (L-R): Minjae, Karen, Brian, Paul, Jennifer


Lab Photo, Aug 2016 (CU Anschutz Medical Campus)
Front (L-R): Jimin, Kelsey, Jihye, AC
Back (L-R): Minjae, Karen, Brian, Paul, Jennifer
Previous Years


ALUMNI:

Paul Francoeur, M.S., B.S. - Now, Ph.D. Student in Joint CMU-Pitts Computational Biology Program, Pittsburgh, PA.

Peter Klauck, B.S. - Now, MD Student, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO.

Heather Selby, B.S. - Now, Ph.D. Student in Bioinformatics Graduate Program, Boston University, Boston, MA.

David Astling, Ph.D. - Now, Research Associate, Bioinformatics Core, Univeresity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO.

Guoliang "Tony" Wang, Ph.D. - Now, Senior Data Analyst, SRA International, Atlanta, GA.

Karen Ryall, Ph.D. - Now, Data Scientist, Flagship Biosciences, Westminster, CO.

Carlos Cano, B.S., M.S. - Now, IT Industry, Brazil.

Tiffany Chan, B.S. - Now, Self-study.


MEDICAL STUDENTS - RESEARCH TRACK:

Benjamin Wendell, B.S. (Medical Student) - Now, Resident in Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX.


SUMMER STUDENTS/INTERNS:

Harrison Pielke-Lombardo, B.S. (Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado at Boulder), UCCC Summer Research Fellow (2015) - Now, Ph.D. Student in Computational Bioscience, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO.

Ryan Hays (Computational Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology), UCCC Summer Research Fellow (2015).

Ilana Trumble, B.S. (Engineering Honors Program, University of Colorado at Boulder), UCCC Summer Researh Fellow (2014) - Now, Ph.D. Student in Biostatistics, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.

Daniel Doherty, B.S. (Biomedical Engineering Program, Case Western Reserve University), UCCC Summer Research Fellow (2014, 2013) - Now, Medical Student in Rush Medical College, Rush University, Chicago, IL.


ROTATION/PROJECT STUDENTS:

Mindy Szeto - Medical Scientist Training Proram (2016)

Callie Federer - Computational Bioscience Training Program (2016)


VISITING STUDENTS:

Kyubum Lee - Korea University (8/2014 - 2/2015)

Minji Jeon - Korea University (2/2015 - 8/2015)