Meet the Ideker Lab

The Ideker Lab is a dynamic group of enthusiastic scientists with expertise across a variety of disciplines, including systems biology, cellular modeling, cancer genomics, computational biology, epigenetics, and psychiatric diseases. Current lab members and their contact information are shown below. Visit the Lab Alumni page to meet our distinguished alumni. Visit our Photo Gallery to see what fun our group has been up to! 

Trey Ideker, Ph.D.

University of California San Diego
Professor, Department of Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Departments of Bioengineering and Computer Science
Co-Director, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology PhD Program

Director, NIGMS National Resource for Network Biology (NRNB)
Co-Director, NCI Cancer Cell Map Initiative (CCMI)
Co-Director, NIMH Psychiatric Cell Map Initiative (PCMI)

Tel. (858) 822-4558
tideker [at] ucsd.edu 

Mailing Address:
UC San Diego, Dept of Medicine
9500 Gilman Drive, Mailcode 0688
La Jolla, CA 92093-0688

Assistant: Charlotte Marquez, idekeradmin [at] ucsd.edu 
Lab Manager: Kate Licon, klicon [at] health.ucsd.edu

Staff

Robin Bachelder, PhD
Research Director

email forthcoming

Kate Licon
Lab Manager

klicon [at] health.ucsd.edu
Tel (858) 822-4667
Fax (858) 246-1396

CharlotteCurtis

Charlotte (Curtis) Marquez 
Assistant to Dr. Ideker

cacurtis [at] ucsd.edu
idekeradmin [at] ucsd.edu 
(858) 534-7726

Rachel Collier
Staff Research Associate

recollier [at] ucsd.edu

Dorothy Tsai
Staff Research Associate

djtsai [at] ucsd.edu

Fund Managers

Julie Wilkes 
Assist. Director, Sponsored Projects Office
Fund Manager, Pre-Award

jwilkes [at] health.ucsd.edu
(858) 822-2137

Jeane Lee
Fund Manager, Post-Award
Sponsored Projects Office

jel079 [at] health.ucsd.edu
(858) 534-1725

Software Development Team

DexterPratt

Dexter Pratt
Director of Software Development

depratt [at] ucsd.edu

JingChen

Jing Chen
Software Architect

jic002 [at] ucsd.edu

ChrisC

Chris Churas
Software Developer

cchuras [at] ucsd.edu

KeiOno

Kei Ono
Bioinformatics Programmer

kono [at] ucsd.edu

RudiPillich

Rudolf T. Pillich, Ph.D.
NDEx Application Manager

rpillich [at] ucsd.edu

Senior Scientists & Postdoctoral Scholars

Mark Kelly, Ph.D. 
Postdoctoral Scholar
Interim Assist. Director, CCMI

m3kelly [at] health.ucsd.edu

JungHo Kong, Ph.D. 
Postdoctoral Scholar

j4kong [at] health.ucsd.edu

Anton Kratz, Ph.D. 
Assistant Research Scientist

akratz [at] ucsd.edu

Karen Mei, Ph.D. 
Postdoctoral Scholar

yumei [at] ucsd.edu

Sungjoon Park, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar

sup015 [at] health.ucsd.edu

Leah Schaffer, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar

lvschaffer [at] health.ucsd.edu

Xiaoyu Zhao, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar

xiz140 [at] health.ucsd.edu

Graduate Student Researchers

Sahar Alkhairy
Computer Science, PhD

salkhairy [at] ucsd.edu

Samson Fong
Bioengineering, PhD

shfong [at] ucsd.edu

Clara (Mengzhou) Hu
Biomedical Sciences, PhD

mhu [at] health.ucsd.edu

Zane Koch
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology (PhD) 

zkoch [at] ucsd.edu

Adam Li
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology, PhD

ayl009 [at] ucsd.edu

Brenton Munson
Bioengineering, PhD

bpmunson [at] eng.ucsd.edu

Scarlett (Gege) Qian
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology, PhD

geqian [at] ucsd.edu

Yue Qin
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology, PhD

y8qin [at] ucsd.edu

Akshat Singhal
Computer Science, PhD

a2singha [at] ucsd.edu

Patrick Wall
Bioengineering, PhD

pgwall [at] eng.ucsd.edu

Sarah Wright
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology, PhD

snwright [at] ucsd.edu

Lab Assistants

Cat Fogg
Undergraduate Lab Assistant

czfogg [at] ucsd.edu

Isabella Panagiotou
Undergraduate Lab Assistant

ipanagio [at] ucsd.edu 

Visiting Scholars

Hojung Nam, PhD
Associate Professor, GIST

h2nam [at]health.ucsd.edu

Hyunho Kim
Graduate Student, GIST

hyk042 [at]health.ucsd.edu

Ingoo Lee
Graduate Student, GIST

i5lee [at]health.ucsd.edu

Updated 8/22/2022