Student BISB Training Grant Recipients

Email: lamaral@ucsd.edu

Maria Luisa Amaral

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Advisor(s): Bing Ren
Special Funding/Awards:

2018-21 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Dante Bolzan

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology


Special Funding/Awards:

2021-23 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Email: dwc001@ucsd.edu

Daisy Chen

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Advisor(s): Elizabeth Winzeler Completed Degree(s):

B.S., Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 2021
B.S., Computational and Systems Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, 2021


Special Funding/Awards:

2021-23 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Website

Email: mcuoco@ucsd.edu

Michael Cuoco

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Advisor(s): Fred (Rusty) Gage , Eran Mukamel

Research Interests: Genomics approaches to understanding retrotransposon activity in the human brain

Completed Degree(s):

B.S., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Trinity College-Connecticut, 2017


Special Funding/Awards:

2020-21 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Jenny Dong

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology


Special Funding/Awards:

2022-23 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Email: xid032@ucsd.edu

Xiaomi Du

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Completed Degree(s):

B.S., Biology, Caltech, 2016


Special Funding/Awards:

2019-20 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Lia Gale

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology


Special Funding/Awards:

2022-23 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Aidan Glina

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology


Special Funding/Awards:

2021-22 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Website

Email: cguccion@ucsd.edu

Caitlin Guccione

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Advisor(s): Kit Curtius , Rob Knight

Research Interests: Cancer microbiome & mathematical modeling

Completed Degree(s):

B.S., Applied Mathematics, University of Rhode Island
B.A., Computer Science, University of Rhode Island
M.S., Applied Mathematics, University of Rhode Island


Special Funding/Awards:

2020-21 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Email: cag104@ucsd.edu

Carlos Guzman

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Advisor(s): Sven Heinz , Christopher Benner

Research Interests: Gene regulation, enhancer biology, chromatin regulation

Completed Degree(s):

B.S., Biology, University of Texas-Pan American, 2013
M.S., Biology, University of Texas-Pan American, 2015


Special Funding/Awards:

2017-19 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics
​Sloan Scholars Fellowship
Competitive EDGE Fellowship
2019 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Email: pjaganna@ucsd.edu

Pratibha Jagannatha

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Advisor(s): Gene Yeo

Research Interests: Transcriptomics

Completed Degree(s):

B.S. Biomolecular Engineering


Special Funding/Awards:

2019-21 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

ARCS Scholar

Jeff Jaureguy

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology


Special Funding/Awards:

2020-21 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

2023-25 Human Genetics Scholar Award from the American Society of Human Genetics

Email: aklie@ucsd.edu

Adam Klie

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Advisor(s): Hannah Carter Completed Degree(s):

B.S., Bioengineering: Bioinformatics, University of California, San Diego, 2017


Special Funding/Awards:

2019-21 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Emily Kobayashi

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Completed Degree(s):

B.S., Bioinformatics, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2019


Special Funding/Awards:

2019-21 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Eric Kofman

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology


Special Funding/Awards:

2019-21 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Email: amassara@ucsd.edu

Arya Massarat

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Research Interests: Fine-mapping, Reproducibility

Completed Degree(s):

B.S., Mathematical and Computational Biology, Harvey Mudd College, 2020


Special Funding/Awards:

2020-21 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Email: hmummey@ucsd.edu

Hannah Mummey

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Advisor(s): Kyle Gaulton Completed Degree(s):

B.S., Biochemistry, Wellesley College, 2020


Special Funding/Awards:

2020-21 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Daniela Perry

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Completed Degree(s):

B.S., Statistics, Cornell University


Special Funding/Awards:

2021-23 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Avery Pong

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology


Special Funding/Awards:

2022-23 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Anna Qi

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology


Special Funding/Awards:

2022-23 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Email: joreyna@ucsd.edu

Joaquin Reyna

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Completed Degree(s):

Bioengineering: Bioinformatics Bsc


Special Funding/Awards:

2018-20 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Website

Email: tsears@ucsd.edu

Timothy Sears

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Advisor(s): Hannah Carter

Research Interests: Cancer immunotherapy response prediction

Completed Degree(s):

B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UC Santa Barbara, 2020


Special Funding/Awards:

2021-22 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Email: ssoltani@ucsd.edu

Severine Soltani

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Advisor(s): Benjamin Smarr Completed Degree(s):

B.S., Cognitive Science w/ Specialization in Machine Learning and Neural Computation, University of California, San Diego, 2020
Minor, Mathematics, University of California, San Diego, 2020


Special Funding/Awards:

2021-23 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Email: kspaulding@ucsd.edu

Kimberly Spaulding

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology


Special Funding/Awards:

2021-22 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics

Website

Email: dtv004@ucsd.edu

Daniella Vo

Program: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Completed Degree(s):

B.S., Bioinformatics, University of California, San Diego, 2020


Special Funding/Awards:

2021-22 Trainee on NIH Training Grant in Bioinformatics