Zijun Wu

Ph.D. student.

GRN reconstruction

Anurendra Kumar

Ph.D. student.

Spatial transcriptomics

Payam Dibaenia

Ph.D. student.

Single-cell transcriptomics

Saba Ghaffari

Ph.D. student

Regulatory networks, single-cell

Shounak Bhogale

Ph.D. student.

Sequence to expression modeling

Bryan Lunt

Ph.D. student.

Sequence to expression modeling


  • Xiaoman Xie. Ph.D. Current: Post-doc, Genentech, San Francisco, CA.

  • Shayan Tabe Bordbar. Ph.D. Current: Kate Therapeutics.

  • Farzaneh Khajouei. Ph.D. Current: Broad Institute.

  • Casey Hanson. Ph.D. Current: Post-doc, Stanford University.

  • Pei-chen Peng. Ph.D. Current: Post-doc, Cedars Sinai, LA.

  • Charles Blatti. Ph.D. & post-doc. Current: Research Scientist, NCSA.

  • Amin Emad. Post-doc. Current: Faculty, McGill University.

  • Hassan Samee. Ph.D. Current: Faculty, Baylor College of Medicine.

  • Qiong Cheng. Post-doc. Current: Faculty, University of Miami.

  • Laura Sloofman. MS. Current: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • Thaygo Duque. Ph.D. Current: Google.

  • Majid Kazemian. Ph.D. Current: Faculty, Purdue University.

  • Jin Tae Kwak. Ph.D. Current: Faculty, Sejong University, Korea.

  • Jiayu Chen. MS. Current: Salesforce.

  • Jaebum Kim. Ph.D. Current: Faculty, Konkuk University, Korea.

  • Xu Ling. Ph.D. Current: Industry.

  • Xin He. Ph.D. Current: Faculty, U Chicago.


Lake of the Wood Park, 2015

Lab Outing at Crystal Lake Park, Urbana

Crystal Lake Park, 2014

Holiday Party 2014

Holiday Party, 2014

Majid's Defense

Majid's defense. From left: Thyago, Qiong, Cassey, Majid, Saurabh, Jin Tae, Charles, Hassan Samee.