Ideker Lab Alumni

The Ideker Laboratory has welcomed many researchers over the years -- ranging from undergraduates to research scientists. Below is a list of the lab's successful alumni and where they are now. 

*Alumni Profiles may not be up to date. Please submit updates to Ideker Admin.

Lab Alumni have received positions in . . .


  • Maya Agarwal, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center
  • Sourav Bandyopadhyay, Assistant Professor at University of California San Francisco 
  • Alex Beckett, Undergraduate Student, UC San Diego
  • Andreas Beyer, Group Leader at BIOTEC, Dresden Technical University 
  • Carlo Vittorio Cannistraci, Group Leader at Technical University of Dresden 
  • Anne Carvunis, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburg, School of Medicine 
  • Mike Daly, Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program
  • Colleen J. Doherty, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry, NC State University  
  • Rob DeConde,  Medical School, UC San Diego
  • Stephanie Fan, UC Berkeley 
  • Merril Gersten,  Postdoctoral Associate with Dr. Subramaniam's Laboratory, UC San Diego 
  • Joris van de Haar, PhD student, Netherlands Cancer Institute 
  • Cameron Hines​, Emergency Medicine Res Assist Prg, Kern Medical Center
  • Matan Hofree,  Postdoctoral Associate at Broad Institute  
  • Brian Hsu, Graduate Student, UC San Diego
  • Eric Jaehnig, Research Associate at Baylor College of Medicine, UCSF
  • James Jensen, Graduate Student, UC San Diego
  • Michael Kramer, MD, PhD. Physician Scientist program at Washington University in St. Louis
  • Eunjung (Alice) Lee,  Assistant Professor, Boston Children's Hospital & Harvard Medical School
  • Stina Mui, MD, PhD, Medical Oncologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center 
  • Dan Pekin, Undergraduate Student, UC San Diego
  • Priti Talwar Ravanan, Assistant Director at Vellor Institute of Technology (VIT) University 
  • Timothy Ravasi, Associate Professor at KAUST
  • Rohith Srivas, Postdoctoral Scholar at Stanford University  
  • Kai Tan, Principal Investigator at University of Iowa 
  • Kevin Thai, Graduate Student at MIT 
  • Chris Workman,  Associate Professor, Danish Technical University 
  • Timothy Yoon, Undergraduate Student, UC San Diego
  • Christian Zmasek, Senior Bioinformatics Engineer at J. Craig Venter Institute, Washington University in St. Louis


  • ​Gordon Bean, Illumnia
  • Menzies Chen,  Illumnia
  • Han-Yu Chuang, Illumina
  • Wilbert Copeland, Celgene
  • Janusz Dutkowski, Data4Cure 
  • Dorothea Emig, GeneGO / Thompson Reuters
  • Luke Fassino, Thermo Fisher Scientific 
  • Cole Fassino, Thermo Fisher Scientific 
  • Roza Ghamari, Qualcomm
  • Andrew Gross, Bioinformatics Scientist, Illumina
  • Gregory Hannum, Sequenom
  • Tim Hull
  • Dwight Kuo, Mendel Biotechnology
  • Ryan Kelley,  Illumina
  • Sanath Ramesh, Google
  • Nicholas Regent, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
  • Johannes Ruscheinski, Google
  • Eric Sage, Facebook 
  • Ariel Schwartz, Synthetic Genomics 
  • Taylor Sittler, Co-Founder at Color Genomics
  • Mike Smoot, Qualcomm 
  • Silpa Suthram, Ph.D, Scientist in Computational Biology at FLX Bio., Inc
  • Huwate (Kwat) Yeerna, Founder & CEO at Guardiome
  • Fan Zhang, Illumina 




In Memoriam 

  • KiYoung Lee ​