Lab News Summer 2019

12 Jun

Summer is finally here! A lot has happened during the Spring semester and we would like to share some news:

Stuart & Anjani

Graduate students Anjani Pradhananga and Stuart Castaneda are currently visiting Dr. Amy Goldberg’s lab at Duke University for the summer! They will be doing research on the genetics of malaria resistance in Latin American populations.

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Gabriella

 

Undergraduate student Gabriella Tenorio has graduated this semester with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and a Minor in Computing Applications. This summer she is a mentor in the Big Data Summer Program at SFSU. She is teaching the biology and economic students how to code in R. Their group is working with Dr. Luella Fu from the Mathematics Department at SFSU.

 

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Ryan W.

 

Undergraduate student Ryan Winstead is participating in a Summer Research Internship at IBM Almaden in San Jose. He is using the computer science skills he has learned in the PINC program to do research in visual recognition at IBM.

 

Caroline Solis

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Geo

Undergraduate students Caroline Solis and Geo Pineda are getting a lot of research experience this summer. Caroline is currently at UCLA in Dr Kirk Lohmueller’s lab and Geo is participating in the REU at SFSU.

 

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Emily

 

Undergraduate student Emily Fryer has graduated this semester with a Bachelor of Science in Ecology and a Minor in Computing Applications. She is currently working and doing researching in Dr. Sue Rhee’s lab at the Carnegie Institution for Science – Department of Plant Biology at Stanford. Emily along with another lab member, Olivia Pham recently published a paper with collaborators at UCSF (Ryan Hernandez and Nicolas Strauli) on biorxiv

 

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Olivia

Graduate student Olivia Pham defended her thesis in March and has graduated this semester with a Master of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology. Along with Emily, they worked together with collaborators at UCSF to build an interactive website to display data involving genetic interaction between HIV and the antibody repertoire. The website can be found here: https://ab-hiv-coevolution.github.io/HIV_AB_CoEvo/ and the paper here on biorxiv

 

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Victoria

 

Graduate student Victoria Caudill has recently defended her thesis this month on polygenic adaptation and will be graduating this summer with a Master of Science in Evolution, Ecology, Conservation Biology. Next semester, she will be starting a PhD program at the University of Oregon!

 

Sarina

Sarina

After graduating last Spring 2018, Sarina Qin has continued to working on research on the CpG team. Next semester, she will be starting a PhD program at the UC Merced!

 

 

 

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Emily, Gabriella. and Victoria at the Biology Recognition Ceremony!

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