Ideker Lab and colleagues on Catalina Island (2018 Retreat)

Lab Alumni

The Ideker Laboratory has welcomed many researchers over the years — ranging from undergraduates to research scientists. Below is a list of the lab’s many alumni. Please submit profile updates to Visit the People page to view our current lab members.


Sorted alphabetically by last name.

  • Maya Agarwal, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center
  • Nada Amin, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Harvard 
  • Sourav Bandyopadhyay, Associate Professor at UC San Francisco
  • Alex Beckett, Undergraduate Student, UC San Diego
  • Andreas Beyer, Professor, University of Cologne
  • Audrey Bogosian, Undergraduate student at UC San Diego 
  • Nam Bui, Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford Health Care
  • Song Cao, Graduate School 
  • Carlo Vittorio Cannistraci, Chair Professor Tsinghua University 
  • Hannah Carter, Assistant Professor of Medical Genetics, UC San Diego
  • Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburg, School of Medicine
  • Mike Daly, Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program
  • Robert DeConde, MD, Acting Instructor at UW Radiology
  • Colleen J. Doherty, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry, NC State University
  • Rob DeConde,  Medical School, UC San Diego
  • Stephanie Fan, Program Manager, Computer Vision & Machine Learning, Amazon
  • Mitchell Flagg, Medical Student at UC San Diego
  • Merril Gersten, Chief Sci Officer, BioLineRx, Inc.
  • Sukhada Ghewari, Masters Student at UC San Diego 
  • Joris van de Haar, PhD student, Netherlands Cancer Institute
  • Cameron Hines, Emergency Medicine Res Assist Prg, Kern Medical Center
  • Matan Hofree,  Postdoctoral Associate at Broad Institute
  • Justin Huang, Research Investigator in Systems Biology at MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Tim Hull, App Programmer/Analyst at University of Michigan
  • Eric Jaehnig, Research Associate at Baylor College of Medicine, UCSF
  • Iris (Tongqiu) Jia, Graduate Student at University of Washington, Seattle
  • Tai Kan, Professor at University of Pennsylvania 
  • Manisha Kapasiawala, PhD Student, Princeton (CSBC/PS-ON Undergraduate Summer Research Program, Summer 2018)
  • Michael Kramer, MD, PhD. Physician Scientist program at Washington University in St. Louis
  • Anton Kratz
  • Simon Larsen, PhD Research Fellow, University of Southern Denmark
  • Eunjung (Alice) Lee,  Assistant Professor, Boston Children’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School
  • Stina Mui Singel, MD PhD, Medical Director at Genentech
  • Jianzhu Ma, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Computer Science and Biochemistry, Purdue University
  • Willy Markuske, San Diego Super Computer Center 
  • Manny Michaca, PhD Student, University of Pittsburgh 
  • Shamim Mollah, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics at WUSTL
  • Dan Pekin, Undergraduate Student, UC Santa Barbara
  • Oishi Poddar, Masters Student at UC San Diego 
  • Yue Qin, Postdoc at Broad Institute 
  • Lily Rajaee, attending medical school  
  • Priti Talwar Ravanan,  Associate Professor, Vellor Institute of Technology
  • Timothy Ravasi, Professor of Marine Sciences at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
  • Sara Brin Rosenthal, PhD, Associate Director of Research, UCSD Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Rintaro Saito, Project Professor at Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio University
  • Taylor Sittler,  Co-Founder, Color Genomics. Adjunct Prof., UCSF
  • John Paul Y.C. Shen, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Erica Silva, PhD/MD candidate, UC San Diego Medical school 
  • Rohith Srivas, Postdoctoral Scholar at Stanford University, Mike Snyder Laboratory
  • Kai Tan, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa
  • Kevin Thai, Graduate Student at MIT
  • Chris Workman, Professor, Danish Technical University
  • Timothy Yoon, Undergraduate Student, UC San Diego
  • Michael Yu, PhD, Research Professor at Toyota Technological Institute
  • Christian Zmasek, Senior Bioinformatics Engineer at J. Craig Venter Institute, Washington University in St. Louis


Sorted alphabetically by last name.


Sorted alphabetically by last name.

In Memoriam

  • Dr. Ki-Young Lee (Assistant Professor, Ajou University, Korea)