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

Dan Landau, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Associate 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

Federico Gaiti, Ph.D

Post Doctoral fellow


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

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

Ph.D Evolutionary Biology and Genomics, University of Queensland, Australia, 2016

(Degnan lab: Molecular biology and Evolution 2015)



Nir Ben-Chetrit, Ph.D

Post Doctoral fellow


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

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

Ph.D 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 


Franco Izzo, Ph.D

Post Doctoral fellow


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

Ph.D Biology, Buenos Aires University, Argentina, 2015

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

and Mol Endocrinol)


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


Jesus Sotelo, B.Sc 

Technical assistant


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


Adam Widman, M.D

Medical Oncology Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering

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

Jake Bass, M.Eng

Data Analyst / AI

B.A. Computer Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2018         

M.Eng. Computer Science, Cornell Tech, New York, NY, 2019

Robert Myers, B.Sc

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


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

Joshua Schiffman, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow

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

Ph.D. Molecular & Computational Biology, University of Southern California, CA, 2018

Neville Dusaj, M.S

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


BA, Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania, PA 2016

MS, Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, PA 2016

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

BSc, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 2014

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

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

(Lawlor Lab: Mol Cell Proteomics 2018

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

BS, Cell Biology, UC Davis, CA, 2015

MS, Biology, NYU, NY, 2017

Paulina Chamely, M.S

Bioinformatics Analyst 

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

M.S Biology, Stanford University, CA, 2019

Angelica Galianese, B.A

Data Analyst

B.A. Genetics, Rutgers University, NJ, 2020

Cole Khamnei, B.S

Data Analyst / AI 

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

Ariel Swett, B.S

Research Technician

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

Jane Park, B.S

Lab manager

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

Ramya Raviram, Ph.D

Post doctoral fellow

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

Ph.D, Computational Biology, New York University, 2017

(Skok and Bonneau labs)

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

Tamara Prieto, Ph.D

Post doctoral fellow

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

Saravanan Ganesan, Ph.D

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)

Dennis Yuan, Ph.D

Post doctoral fellow

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

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

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2021


Asaf Zviran, Ph.D

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

Ph.D Biology,Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, 2016


Kyu-Tae Kim, Ph.D

Post Doctoral fellow (2016-2019).

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


Ph.D Biomedical Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 2015

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

Andrew Lipsky, M.D

Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellow (2017-2020)

Current: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University

B.A. Philosophy, Brown University, RI, 2007 

M.D. Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ, 2013

Medicine Residency, Montefiore Medical Center, NY, 2016

Anna Nam, M.D 

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

Current: Assistant Professor of Pathology, Weill Cornell Medicine


B.Sc Chemistry, Davidson College, NC, 2009

M.D University of Missouri, MO, 2014

Anatomic Pathology Residency, Weill Cornell Medicine, NY, 2016

Ronan Chaligne, Ph.D

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

Ph.D Oncology, with distinction, Institut Gustave Roussy, France, 2009


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


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

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 


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

Kristofer Patel, B.Sc 

Liquid biopsy specialist (2018-2019)

Current: C2I Genomics


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


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

Sunil D. Deochand, B.S

Analyst (2017-2019), current: C2I Genomics

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

M.S. Computational Biology, NYU, NY, 2018

Patrick Bolan, M.D

M.D. student (2017-2020). current: Stanford IM residency

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

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

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

Rekha Murali, B.S

Graduate Student, Tri-I CBM program

Current: Recombia Biosciences

BS, Biology, Ohio State University, OH 2014