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Organization


Chief

Paul S. Meltzer, M.D., Ph.D.

Office of the Chief Staff

Kathy Calzone, R.N., Ph.D., Nurse Specialist
Eileen Castiglia, Program Assistant
Nancy K. Dossa Sossavi, Program Assistant
Beverly Stalker, Secretary
Julie Stewart, Program Assistant
Mai T. Tran, Program Assistant
Daniel Wattendorf, Special Volunteer

Investigators

Paul S. Meltzer, M.D., Ph.D., Branch Chief
Head, Molecular Genetics Section

Research Team:
• Ogan D. Abaan, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (CRTA)
Sean R. Davis, M.D., Ph.D., Staff Scientist
• Violet Maria Fernandes, Special Volunteer
• Shaojian James Gao, Ph.D., Bioinformatics Analyst
• Yevgeniy Gindin, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (CRTA)
• Arthur A. Glatfelter, M.S., Research Biologist
Yuan Jiang, M.D., Staff Scientist
• ChyauYueh Christopher Lau, Research Fellow
• John E. Lueders, Research Biologist
• Mark Mackiewicz, Ph.D., Research Biologist
• Henri Kristian Ovaska, Special Volunteer
• Robert L. Walker, B.S., Research Biologist
• Joshua Waterfall, Ph.D., Research Fellow
• Fan Yang, Ph.D., Research Biologist
Hongen Henry Zhang, Ph.D., Staff Scientist
• Yuelin (Jack) Zhu, M.D., M.S., Research Biologist
Peter D. Aplan, M.D., Senior Investigator
Head, Leukemia Biology Section

Research Team:
Yang-Jo Chung, Ph.D., Staff Scientist
• Liat Goldberg-Cooks, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (Visiting)
• Subhadip Kundu, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (CRTA)
• Masahiro Onozawa, M.D., Ph.D., Guest Researcher
• Eun Sil Park, Special Volunteer
• Zhenhua Zhang, Research Biologist
Munira A. Basrai, Ph.D., Senior Investigator
Head, Yeast Genome Stability Section

Research Team:
• Wei-Chun Au, Ph.D., Research Biologist
• Lars Boeckmann, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (Visiting)
• Levi Bursch, Special Volunteer
• John Choy, Ph.D., Special Volunteer
• Sultan Ciftci, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (Visiting)
• Lauren Dittman, Postbaccalaureate Fellow
• Prashant Mishra, Ph.D., Research Fellow
• Kentaro Ohkuni, Research Fellow
• Tejaswini Arun Pachpor, Postdoctoral Fellow (Visiting)
Kevin Gardner, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Investigator
Head, Transcription Regulation Section

Research Team:
Jung Shin Byun, Ph.D., Staff Scientist
• Natnael Debela Kenea, Special Volunteer
• Jesse Quintero, B.S., Research Biologist
• Priyanka Sharma, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (Visiting)
• Dae Ik Yi, Postbaccalaureate Fellow
W. Michael Kuehl, M.D., Senior Investigator
Head, Molecular Pathogenesis of Myeloma Section

Research Team:
• Leslie Brents, M.S., Research Biologist
• WeiDong Chen, M.D., Research Biologist
• Yulia Demchenko, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (Visiting)
• Gina Kim, B.S., Postbaccalaureate Fellow
Ashish Lal, Ph.D., Investigator
Head, Regulatory RNAs and Cancer Section

Research Team:
• Toshifumi Hara, Postdoctoral Fellow (Visiting)
• Matthew Fletcher Jones, Predoctoral Fellow
• Xiao Ling Li, M.D., Ph.D., Research Biologist
• Murugan Subramanian, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (Visiting)
Thomas Ried, M.D., Senior Investigator
Head, Cancer Genomics Section

Research Team:
• Jordi Camps, Ph.D., Special Volunteer
• Eric Cardin, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (Visiting)
• Buddy Chen, B.S., Information Technology Specialist
• Joseph Cheng, Senior Data Manager (Contr)
• David Fiedler, Guest Researcher
• Leanora Hernandez, Postbaccalaureate Fellow
Kerstin Heselmeyer-Haddad, Ph.D., Staff Scientist
• Yue Hu, Ph.D., Research Fellow
• Gregory Klus, Special Volunteer
• Nicole McNeil, Ph.D., Research Biologist
• Hesed Padilla-Nash, Ph.D., Research Biologist
• Diana (Yueh Hwa) Tong, Research Specialist (Contr)
• Danny Wangsa, Photographer
• Darawalee Wangsa, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (CRTA)
• Lidia Warner, Special Volunteer
• Hua Claire Zou, Ph.D., Guest Researcher

Senior Scientists

Natasha J. Caplen, Ph.D., Senior Scientist
Head, Gene Silencing Section

Research Team:
• Sirisha Chakka, Postbaccalaureate Fellow
• Sara Haddock, Postbaccalaureate Fellow
Konrad Huppi, Ph.D., Staff Scientist
• Tamara L. Jones, B.S., Research Biologist
• Suntae Kim, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (CRTA)

Staff Clinicians

J. Keith Killian, M.D., Ph.D.

Staff Scientists

Sven Bilke, Ph.D.
Jung Shin Byun, Ph.D.
Liang Cao, Ph.D.
Head, Molecular Targets Core

Research Team:
• Zhigang Kang, M.D., Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (Contr)
• Yunkai Yu, Laboratory Technician (Contr)
Yang-Jo Chung, Ph.D.
Leukemia Biology Section
Sean R. Davis, M.D., Ph.D.
Molecular Genetics Section
Kerstin Heselmeyer-Haddad, Ph.D.
Cancer Genomics Section
Konrad Huppi, Ph.D.
Gene Silencing Section
Yuan Jiang, M.D.
Molecular Genetics Section
Anna V. Roschke, Ph.D.
Head, Molecular Cytogenetics Core

Research Team:
• Ken Nakahara, Research Biologist
• Ester Rozenblum, Special Volunteer
Hongen Henry Zhang, Ph.D.

Other Groups and Programs


Molecular Profiling Core
Daniel C. Edelman, Ph.D., Head
Sven Bilke, Ph.D., Staff Scientist
Allison Gomez, Postbaccalaureate Fellow
J. Keith Killian, M.D., Ph.D., Staff Clinician
David Petersen, Research Biologist
Marbin Pineda, Research Biologist
Holly S. Stevenson, Ph.D., Research Biologist
Jennifer L. Walling, M.S., Research Biologist
Yonghong Wang, Ph.D., Research Biologist
Sequencing Core
Paul S. Meltzer, M.D., Ph.D., Head
Oksana German, Senior Research Assistant (Contr)
Sucheta Godbole, Bioinformatics Specialist (Contr)
Sujatha Gowda, Research Assistant (Contr)
Yuliya Kriga, Research Assistant (Contr)
Yelena Levin, Research Assistant (Contr)
John Castle Raley, M.S., Senior Research Assistant (Contr)
Shashikala Ratnayake, Bioinformatics Specialist (Contr)
Jyoti Shetty, Senior Research Assistant (Contr)
Tatyana Yulyevna Smirnova, Research Assistant (Contr)
Keyur S. Talsania, Bioinformatics Specialist (Contr)
Bao Tran, Director of Operations (Contr.)
Yongmei Zhao, Bioinformatics Specialist (Contr)