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We are located at the Meyer Cancer Center of Weill Cornell Medicine (part of the tri-institutional program) and the New York Genome Center.

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Dan Landau, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Weill Cornell Medicine 

Core Member, New York Genome Center

 

Graduate program memberships:

Weill Cornell Graduate School | Physiology, Biophysics & Systems Biology​

Tri-Institutional PhD Program | Computational Biology & Medicine

Training and Experience
MD, Tel Aviv University, 1995 - 2002

PhD, Paris Diderot University, 2010 - 2013

Internal Medicine residency, Yale New Haven Hospital, 2007 - 2009

Hematology and Medical Oncology fellowship, Yale Cancer Center, 2009 - 2014

Post Doctoral training, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Broad Institute, 2011 - 2014

Instructor of Medicine, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Broad Institute, 2014 - 2015

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Nir Ben-Chetrit, PhD

Post Doctoral fellow

 

B.Sc Life Sciences, Hebrew University, Israel, 2005

M.Sc Life Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, 2008

PhD Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, 2013

(Yarden Lab: Sci Signal, 2015a and Sci Signal, 2015b)

Research fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, 2013 - 2015 

 

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Nathaniel Omans, M.S

PhD student, Computational Biomedicine PhD Tri-I program

 

B.S Biology, Beloit College, Beloit, WI, 2014

M.S Neuroscience, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2015

 

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Jesus Sotelo, B.Sc 

Technical assistant

 

B.Sc Biology, Marymount Manhattan College, NYC, NY,  2014

 

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Adam Widman, MD

Medical Oncology Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering

B.S, Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, 2014
Internal Medicine Residency, Columbia University Medical Center, NY, 2017

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Joshua Schiffman, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow

B.S Evolution, Ecology & Biodiversity, University of California, Davis, CA, 2010

PhD Molecular & Computational Biology, University of Southern California, CA, 2018

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Barun Pradhan, PhD
Post-doctoral fellow

B.tech, Biotechnology, Kathmandu University, Nepal, 2010

M.S, Molecular Biosciences, University of Helsinki, Finland, 2015

PhD, Molecular Biosciences, University of Helsinki, Finland, 2021

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Rebecca Murray, B.S

Data Analyst / AI 

B.S Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2018

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Husain Danish, MD

MSKCC Neuro-oncology fellow; Post doctoral research fellow

B.A Chemistry and Biology, Johns Hopkins University, MD, 2011

MD Harvard Medical School, MA, 2016

Residency in Neurology, Mass General Brigham Neurology Residency Program

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Mariela Cortes Lopez, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow

B.Sc, Genomics, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cuernavaca, Mexico, 2016

PhD, Biology, Institute of Molecular Biology - Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, 2022

Jane Park, B.S

Lab manager

B.S Environmental Systems, University of California, San Diego, 2014.

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Ramya Raviram, PhD

Post doctoral fellow

B.S, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (minor), Rutgers University, 2009

PhD, Computational Biology (Skok and Bonneau labs), New York University, 2017

Post Doctoral fellow (Ren lab), Ruth L Kirschtein T32 fellow, University of California San Diego, 2017-2020

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Tamara Prieto, PhD

Post doctoral fellow

B.Sc Biology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 2013
M.Sc Bioinformatics, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, 2014
PhD Methodology and Applications in Life Sciences, University of Vigo, Spain, 2020

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Saravanan Ganesan, PhD

Post doctoral fellow

B.Sc, Microbiology, Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore, India, 2007

PhD, Biomedical Sciences (CSIR fellow, Raman-Charpak fellow), Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, 2018 

Postdoctoral fellow, (Fellow of Fondation de France) Inserm U1131, IRSL, Hospital Saint Louis, Paris France (2019-2020)

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Dennis Yuan, PhD

Post doctoral fellow

B.Sc. Bioengineering, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 2015

M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2017

PhD. Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2021

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Andrew D'Avino, M.S

MD-PhD Student, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program

 

B.S Molecular and Cellular Biology, Johns Hopkins University, MD, 2016

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Alexandre Pellan Cheng, PhD

Post doctoral fellow

B.Eng, Biomedical Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal, 2016

PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, 2021

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Levan Mekerishvili, B.A

PhD Student, Weill Cornell PBSB Program

 

B.A Molecular Biology, Colgate University, NY, 2020

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Srinivas (Sri) Rajagopalan, B.A

PhD Student, Weill Cornell PBSB Program

B.A Bio-Mathematics and Statistics (minor), Rutgers University, NJ, 2020

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Xiaoli Mi, MD

Medical Oncology Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

B.A Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, MA

MD Harvard Medical School, MA 2018

Internal Medicine Residency, New York Presbyterian Hospital at Weill Cornell, NY, 2021

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Wei-Yu Chi, MD

PhD Student, Weill Cornell PBSB Program

MD National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2018

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Clayton Hughes, B.S

Research technician

B.S Biological Sciences, Cornell University, NY, 2020

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Theo Botella, M.S

Bioinformatics analyst

M.S Computer Science, ESILV, Paris, France, 2020

Data analyst, Single-cell Genomics (Yan lab), Columbia University Medical Center, NY, (2020-2022) 

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John Zinno, M.S

Genomics Data Scientist / AI

B.S. Chemistry and Biology, Physics minor, Florida Southern College, FL, 2016

M.S. Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University, NY, 2017

M.S. Bioinformatics, New York University, NY, 2022 

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Elliot Eton, B.A

MD-PhD Student, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program

B.A Chemical and Physical Biology, Harvard University, MA, 2019

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Vivian Lu, B.S

Bioinformatics Analyst

B.S Bioengineering, UC Berkeley, CA, 2022

B.S Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, CA, 2022

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Aaron Sossin, M.S

Bioinformatics Associate / AI

B.S Neuroscience; Computer Science Minor, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2020

M.S Biomedical Data Science, Stanford University, CA 2022

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Sheng Kao, B.A

Bioinformatics Associate

B.A Biology; Computer Science Minor, Oberlin College, OH, 2020

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Kai Beattie, B.S

Research Technician II

B.S Biochemistry; Northeastern University, MA, 2023

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Alyssa Indart, PhD

Scientist

B.A Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Columbia University, NY, 2014

PhD Immunology and Synthetic Biology (Bluestone and Roybal labs), University of California San Francisco, CA, 2023

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Sneha Mittal, M.S

Bioinformatics Analyst

B.S Computational Biology; University of Pittsburgh, PA, 2021

M.S Computational Biomedicine and Biotechnology; University of Pittsburgh, PA, 2023

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Sunil D. Deochand, M.S

Research Biostatistician

B.S. Mathematics, Stony Brook University, NY, 2016

M.S. Biology- Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, NYU, NY, 2018

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Nicholas Midler, M.S

Bioinformatics Analyst

B.S. Political Science, Stanford University, CA, 2021

M.S. Biomedical Informatics, Stanford University, CA, 2023

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Joe Pelt, M.S

MD-PhD Student, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program

B.S. Biology, Florida State University, FL, 2018

M.S. Neuroscience, University of Oxford, UK, 2019

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Sangho Yoon, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow

B.Sc. Dept. of Life Sciences, Hanyang University, South Korea, 2016

PhD. Bioinformatics, Hanyang University, South Korea, 2022

Post Doctoral Fellow, Hanyang Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology, Hanyang   University, South Korea, 2023

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Ramon Massoni-Badosa, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow

B.Sc. Human Biology, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain, 2016

M.Sc. Biomedical Research, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain, 2017

M.Sc. Bioinformatics, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain, 2019   

PhD. Biology, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain, 2023

Alumni

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Asaf Zviran, PhD

Post Doctoral fellow (2016-2019), EMBO post doctoral fellowship awardee

Current: CEO, C2I Genomics

B.Sc Physics and Electrical Engineering,Technion, Israel, 2003

M.Sc Operations Research, Technion, Israel, 2011

PhD Biology,Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, 2016

 

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Kyu-Tae Kim, PhD

Post Doctoral fellow (2016-2019).

Current: Assistant Professor, Ajou University School of Medicine, Korea 

 

PhD Biomedical Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 2015

Research fellow, Samsung Genome Institute, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, 2013 - 2017 

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Andrew Lipsky, MD

Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellow (2017-2020)

Current: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University

B.A Philosophy, Brown University, RI, 2007 

MD Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ, 2013

Medicine Residency, Montefiore Medical Center, NY, 2016

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Anna Nam, MD 

Hematopathology fellow (2017-2020), BWF and DP5 awardee

Current: Assistant Professor of Pathology, Weill Cornell Medicine

 

B.Sc Chemistry, Davidson College, NC, 2009

MD University of Missouri, MO, 2014

Anatomic Pathology Residency, Weill Cornell Medicine, NY, 2016

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Ronan Chaligne, PhD

Post Doctoral fellow (2016-2020), LRF Innovation Award and Marie Curie EU fellowship recipient

Current: Head, Single Cell Research Initiative, Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center

 

B.Sc Cellular Biology and Physiology, Evry, France, 2004

PhD Oncology, with distinction, Institut Gustave Roussy, France, 2009

 

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Federico Gaiti, PhD

Post Doctoral fellow (2016-2021)

Current: Assistant Professor, Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto, CA

 

B.Sc Biology,University of Bologna, Italy, 2009

M.Sc Marine Biology, University of Bologna, Italy & UC Santa Barbara, 2012

PhD Evolutionary Biology and Genomics, University of Queensland, Australia, 2016

 

 

Nathaniel Omans, M.S

Lab manager (2016-2017)

Current: Computational Biomedicine PhD Tri-I program

 

B.S Biology, Beloit College, Beloit, WI, 2014

M.S Neuroscience, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2015

 

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Steven Hill, M.Sc 

Data Analyst / AI (2016-2018), Current: Freenome

 

B.Sc Computer Science, Oregon State University, OR,  2014

M.Sc Computer Science, Oregon State University, OR,  2016 

 

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Ryan Brand, M.Sc

Data Analyst / AI (2017-2019) 

Current: Amazon

B.A Mathematics, Williams College, MA,  2013
M.Sc Computer Science (Computational Biology), Columbia University, NY, 2018

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Kristofer Patel, B.Sc 

Liquid biopsy specialist (2018-2019)

Current: C2I Genomics

 

B.Sc Biochemistry, Northeastern University, Boston, MA,  2016

 

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Rafael Schulman, B.Sc

Bioinformatics Associate (2016-2019)

Current: C2I Genomics

B.Sc. Integrative Neuroscience, Binghamton University (SUNY), New York, 2016

B.A. Evolutionary Studies, Binghamton University (SUNY), New York, 2016

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Sunil D. Deochand, M.S

Analyst (2017-2019)

Current: C2I Genomics

B.S. Mathematics, Stony Brook University, NY, 2016

M.S. Biology- Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, NYU, NY, 2018

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Patrick Bolan, M.D

M.D. student (2017-2020)

Current: Stanford IM residency

B.S. Biology, Boston College, MA, 2011

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Chelston Ang, M.Eng

Lab manager (2018-2020).

Current: MD/PhD student, University of North Carolina 

B.S. Biological Engineering, Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, NY, 2016 

M.Eng Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, NY, 2017

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Gavriel Mullokandov, MD, PhD
Pathology, Physician Scientist Training Program, Weill Cornell Medicine (2018-2020). Current: GhostTree ventures

BA, Biochemistry, Columbia University, New York City, NY, 2007

Research Fellow, Tawfik Lab, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel 2007-2008

MD/PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY 2017

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Rekha Murali, B.S

Graduate Student, Tri-I CBM program (2018-2020)

Current: Recombia Biosciences

BS, Biology, Ohio State University, OH 2014

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Cole Khamnei, B.S

Data Analyst / AI (2019-2021)

Current: Columbia University, MD/PhD student

B.S. Engineering Physics, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 2019

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Allegra Hawkins, PhD
Post doctoral fellow (F99/K00) (2019-2021)

Current: Data Scientist at Childhood Cancer Data Lab, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

BSc, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 2014

M.Sc, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2018

Ph.D University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2018

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Kevin Huang, B.S

Bioinformatics Associate (2017-2018)

Current: MD student, UC Irvine

B.S. Biomedical engineering, Applied Math and Computational Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, MD, 2017

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Ariel Swett, B.S

Research Technician

Current: MD student, Harvard University

B.S. Molecular and Cellular Biology, Johns Hopkins University, MD, 2020

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Robert Myers, B.Sc

MD-PhD Student, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program

 

B.Sc Biology, The College of New Jersey, NJ 2014

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Neville Dusaj, M.S

MD-PhD Student, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program

 

B.A, Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania, PA 2016

M.S, Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, PA 2016

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Steve Niu, M.Sc
Graduate Student, Tri-I CBM Program

Current: Genentech

B.S, Cell Biology, UC Davis, CA, 2015

M.S, Biology, NYU, NY, 2017

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Yohyoh Wang, B.A

M.S Student, Weill Cornell Computational Biology

B.A Biological Sciences, University of Chicago, IL, 2018

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Anushri Arora, M.S
Machine learning Analyst

Current: PhD Student, Princeton University

B.Tech. Computer Engineering, NMIMS, Mumbai, India, 2019         
M.S Computer Science, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2021

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Daniel Halmos, B.A

Data Analyst / AI

Current: PhD Student, UCSD

B.A Computer Science, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2021

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Sanjay Kottapalli, B.S

​M.S Student, Weill Cornell Computational Biology Program

Current: PhD Student, University of Washington

 

B.S Molecular and Cellular Biology, Johns Hopkins University, MD, 2019

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Jean Quentin, M.S

Data Scientist and Machine Learning Engineer

B.S and M.S in Computer Science CentraleSupélec, Paris, France, 2021

M.S in Applied Mathematics and Machine learning, ENS Paris-Saclay, Paris, France, 2022

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Paulina Chamely, M.S

Bioinformatics Analyst 

B.S Biomedical Computation, Stanford University, CA, 2018

M.S Biology, Stanford University, CA, 2019

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Franco Izzo, PhD

Post Doctoral fellow

Current: Assistant Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

M.Sc Biological Science, Buenos Aires University, Argentina, 2010

PhD Biology, Buenos Aires University, Argentina, 2015

(Laboratory of Molecular Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis: Breast Cancer Res, 2014

and Mol Endocrinol)

 

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Noelle Wheeler, B.S

M.S Student, Weill Cornell Computational Biology

B.S Computational Biology; UCLA, CA, 2022

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