Tim Kunz wins honors thesis award

Tim Kunz, an undergraduate researcher in our lab since 2014, has won the Fred Wedler award for Outstanding Undergraduate Dissertation in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Tim recently graduated with a B.Sc. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. His honors thesis is entitled “Visualizing and understanding chromatin organization using self-organizing maps”, and describes a new machine-learning approach to…

Dr. Guray Kuzu joins the lab

Dr. Guray Kuzu has joined our lab as a Postdoctoral Scholar. Guray was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow in a joint position with Michael Tolstorukov (Harvard Medical School) and Erica Larschan (Brown University). In this position he studied, amongst other things, chromatin accessibility and the function of the CLAMP proteins in Drosophila X chromosome dosage compensation.…

Divyanshi Srivastava joins the lab

Divyanshi Srivastava, a graduate student in the MCIBS Bioinformatics & Genomics program, has joined our lab. Divyanshi has a BE in Computer Science, with an integrated MS in Biological Sciences from the Birla Institute of Technology, India. Her Master’s thesis was titled: ” Chromatin Mediated Antigenic Variation in Plasmodium falciparum“, and was carried out at the…