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Organization


Chief

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

Deputy Branch Chief

Javed Khan, M.D.

Office of the Chief Staff

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

Investigators

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

Research Team:
• Ogan D. Abaan, Ph.D., Research Fellow
Sean R. Davis, M.D., Ph.D., Staff Scientist
• Kathryn Elizabeth Driest, Postbaccalaureate Fellow
• Shaojian James Gao, Ph.D., Bioinformatics Analyst
• 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
• Natalia Noyes, Summer Student
• Parvathy Retnakumar, Summer Student
• 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
Javed Khan, M.D., Deputy Branch Chief
Head, Oncogenomics Section

Research Team:
• Sivasubramanian (Baskar) Baskar, Ph.D., Research Biologist
• Dominik Bogen, B.S., Special Volunteer
• Andrew Brohl, M.D., Guest Researcher
• Wendy Chang, M.D., Clinical Fellow
• Li Chen, Ph.D., Bioinformatics Specialist (Contr)
• Abigail Cleveland, Summer Student
• Berkley Gryder, Postdoctoral Fellow (CRTA)
• Andrew Osama Hanna, Special Volunteer
• Peter Hansen, Summer Student
• Jianbin He, Bioinformatics Specialist (Contr)
• Hongling Liao, B.S., Research Biologist (Contr)
• Rajesh Patidar, M.S., Bioinformatics Specialist (Contr)
• John Shern, M.D., Clinical Fellow
• Nityashree Shivaprasad, M.S., Predoctoral Fellow
• Sivasish Sindiri, M.S., Bioinformatics Specialist (Contr)
• Young Song, Ph.D., Research Biologist
• Jianjun Wang, Ph.D., Bioinformatics Specialist (Contr)
Jun S. Wei, Ph.D., Staff Scientist
• Xinyu Wen, M.S., Bioinformatics Specialist (Contr)
• Marielle Yohe, M.D., Clinical Fellow
• Shile Zhang, B.S., Predoctoral Fellow
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
• Rachel Pierce, Summer Student
• 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)
• John Choy, Ph.D., Special Volunteer
• Sultan Ciftci, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (Visiting)
• Lauren Dittman, Postbaccalaureate Fellow
• Valerie Garcia, Summer Student
• Reuben Levy-myers, Summer Student
• Prashant Mishra, Ph.D., Research Fellow
• Kentaro Ohkuni, Research Fellow
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
• Anna Leefong, Research Biologist (Contr)
• 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)
Ashish Lal, Ph.D., Investigator
Head, Regulatory RNAs and Cancer Section

Research Team:
• 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:
• Daniel Bronder, Special Volunteer
• Markus Brown, Summer Student
• 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
• Malka Katz, Special Volunteer
• Gregory Klus, Special Volunteer
• Janina Lehmann, Special Volunteer
• Nicole McNeil, Ph.D., Research Biologist
• Johanna Oltmann, Special Volunteer
• Hesed Padilla-Nash, Ph.D., Research Biologist
• Madison Schiefer, Summer Student
• 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)
• Grace White, Summer Student

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, M.S., Research Biologist
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
Jun S. Wei, Ph.D.
Oncogenomics Section
Hongen Henry Zhang, Ph.D.

Other Groups and Programs


Molecular Profiling Core
Daniel C. Edelman, Ph.D., Head
Esther Bernstein, Special Volunteer
Sven Bilke, Ph.D., Staff Scientist
Bryanna Canales, Special Volunteer
Heelah Gholian, Special Volunteer
Allison Gomez, Postbaccalaureate Fellow
Naomi Gordon, Special Volunteer
Aliza Ifrah, Special Volunteer
Raziela Israilov, Special Volunteer
Rachel Itzkowitz, Special Volunteer
J. Keith Killian, M.D., Ph.D., Staff Clinician
Miriam Menken, Special Volunteer
David Petersen, Research Biologist
Marbin Pineda, Research Biologist
Hodaya Rooshanshad, Special Volunteer
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)