People

Faculty members


Giri Narasimhan (Head)
Faculty in Computer Scieince
Microbiomes & General Bioinformatics

Trevor Cickovski
Faculty in Computer Science
Software Engineering

Kalai Mathee
Professor, College of Medicine; ASM Fellow
Transcription & Antibiotic Resistance

Ananda Mondal
Faculty in Computer Science
Epigenetics & Cancer Genomics

Bioinformatics Research Group (BioRG)


Arpit Mehta
Graduate Student
Genomics

Vitalii Steblyankin
Graduate Student
Bioinformatics

Raihanul Bari Tanvir
Graduate Student
ML, Network Science

Abdullah Al Mamun
Graduate Student
Feature Selection & ML

Isabella Gimon
Undergraduate Student
Bioinformatics, McNair Scholar

Fantasia Palonco
Undergraduate Student

Algorithms for Machine Learning, Data Analytics, and Computing Systems (AMaDAyS)


Farzana Yusuf
Graduate Student
Machine Learning

Zackary Schreiner
Undergraduate Student
Bioinformatics

Visitors, Collaborators, and Volunteers


Scot Connor (HWCOM Medical Student, 2020).

Ji In Park (Visiting Scholar, 2020). Nephrologist, South Korea

Medhini Narasimhan (Summer Research Visitor, 2016).

Farid Rajabli (Visiting Scholar, 2016). ML, Turkey

Eric Nayman (HWCOM Medical Student, 2020).

Kevin Bennett (HWCOM Medical Student, 2020).

Yoon Mi Shin (Visiting Scholar, 2020). Pulmonologist, South Korea

Joaquin Zabalo (Post-doctoral Scientist, 2016-18). Bioinformatics

Alumni


Daniel Ruiz-Perez (PhD, 2020), FaceBook Inc.

Camilo Valdes, (PhD, 2020), Postdoc, U Nebraska

Bhavyta Chauhan (B.S. 2019). Bioinformatics

Giuseppe Vietri (M.S. 2018), Now a PhD student at U Minnesota

Jeehyun (Jina) Park (Research Volunteer, 2017)

Astrid Manuel (Research Volunteer, Metabolomics, 2017)

Juan Daniel Riveros (M.S. 2015). Network Analytics. 1st Employment: Ultimate Software

Muhil Prabakar (Research Volunteer, 2015). Biomedical Sciences. Now at: Boston University

Mitch (Misael) Fernandez (B.S. 2013). Metagenomics. Now at: U Michigan

Deborah Plana (H.S. 2013). High School Volunteer, Bioinformatics. Now at: MIT

Xing Yang (M.S. 2011). General Bioinformatics

Daniel Medvin (M.S. 2011). Comparative Genomics

Erliang Zeng (Ph.D., 2007). Data Mining. Current: Professor @ U Iowa

Patricia Buendia (Ph.D., 2006). Phylogenetics. 1st Employment: InfoTech Inc.

Musfiqur Sazal (PhD, 2020), Stryker Corp.

Tasmia Aqila (M.S. 2020), Amazon Inc.

Eysler Paz (B.S. 2020), Progrmaming Team, Cache Optimization; Now at FaceBook Inc.

Haibin Guan (M.S. 2019). Machine Learning, Data Science

Hugo Riggs (Grad Student, 2017-18). Bioinformatics

Wendy Aleman Martinez (B.S. 2018), Now at Ultimate Software Inc.

Victoria (Vicky) Suarez-Ulloa (Research Volunteer, 2017)

Vanessa Aguiar-Pulido (Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014-16). 1st Employment: Weill Cornell Medicine

Deepak Balasubramanian (Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013). Postdoc, Harvard

Gisela Gonzalez (B.S. 2010). Metagenomics

Roxana Ordonez (B.S., 2008). Comparative Genomics

Tom Milledge (M.S., 2008). Structure Pattern Discovery. Now at: Duke University

Chengyong Yang (Ph.D., 2006). Data Mining & Microarray Analysis. 1st Employment: Applied BioSystems, Inc.

Gaolin Zheng (Ph.D., 2006). Microarray Analysis. Now: Professor @ North Carolina Central University

Melita Jaric

Melita Jaric (Posthumous Ph.D., 2013)
In Memoriam
Melita Jaric passed away on March 11, 2013.
A bright, promising life was snuffed out in a careless hit-and-run accident.
For more details, click here

Collaborators


Jose M. Eirin-Lopez, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Michael Campos, College of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Matthias A. Salathe, College of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Timothy Collins, Biology, FIU

Segun George, Professor of Statistics, Mathematical Sciences Department, The University of Memphis, TN

Martin Handfield, Center for Molecular Microbiology and Department of Oral Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Sawsan Khuri, Center for Computational Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL

David Kuhn, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Deborah Yoder-Himes, U Kentucky

Stephen Lory, Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

DeEtta Mills, Biology, FIU

Soren Molin, Professor, Molecular Microbial Ecology Group, Danish Technical University, Copenhagen, Denmark

Saumyadipta Pyne, Formerly at Broad Institute

V. Renugopalakrishnan, BioFold Inc.

Isidore Rigoutsos, Manager, Bioinformatics and Pattern Discovery Group, IBM T.J.Watson Research Center, NY

Sanjeev Samant, Radiation Oncology, St. Jude Cancer Research Hospital

Lisa Schneper, Biology, FIU

Tom Sutter, Professor and Feinstone Chair of Excellence, Molecular Microbiology and Cell Sciences, The University of Memphis, TN