Erik

Erik Andersen Principal Investigator

Curriculum Vitae
Erik.Andersen@northwestern.edu
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Claire

Claire Buchanan Research Technician

claire.buchanan@northwestern.edu

I work on collecting and isolating wild Caenorhabditis strains.

Tim

Tim Crombie Postdoctoral Researcher

tcrombie@northwestern.edu

I'm interested in natural variation in stress responses and GxE interactions.

Clay

Clay Dilks Graduate Student

ClaytonDilks2023@u.northwestern.edu
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I am interested in investigating the mechanisms of anthelmintic drug resistance in C. elegans and using comparative genetics to apply these findings to high-impact helminth species.

Kathryn

Kathryn Evans Graduate Student

kathrynevans2015@u.northwestern.edu

My research combines computational and experimental techniques to investigate the relationship between genetic variation and observed phenotypes, particularly the response to chemotherapeutic drugs.

Anita

Anita Huang Graduate Student

r3h8m8@u.northwestern.edu
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I'm interested in understanding the function of the beta-tubulin gene, ben-1, in benzimidazole drug resistance.

Dan

Dan Lu Staff Bioinformaticist

dan.lu@northwestern.edu

I work on computational pipelines and CeNDR.

Nicolas

Nicolas Moya Graduate Student

nicolasmoya2024@u.northwestern.edu

I am interested in genome assembly and de novo gene models.

Joy

Joy Nyaanga Graduate Student

JoyNyaanga2024@u.northwestern.edu

I am interested in quantitative methods to understand growth and metabolic networks.

Nicole

Nicole Roberto Research Technician

NicoleRoberto2018@u.northwestern.edu

I work on high-throughput culturing of wild strains for metabolite and RNA extractions.

Lewis

Lewis Stevens Postdoctoral Researcher

lewis.stevens@northwestern.edu
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I am interested in comparative genomes within and among species.

Loraina

Loraina Stinson Graduate Student

LorainaStinson2024@u.northwestern.edu

I am interested in understanding the mechanisms of behavioral variation across Caenorhabditis species.

Robyn

Robyn Tanny Research Assistant Professor

Robyn.Tanny@northwestern.edu

I manage the lab's strain collection, generate sequencing libraries, and manage CeNDR. I also handle incoming collection samples to identify new strains of C. elegans.

Sam

Sam Widmayer Postdoctoral Researcher

sam.widmayer@northwestern.edu
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I am interested in toxin-response variation and optimizing new mapping methods.

Janneke

Janneke Wit Postdoctoral Researcher

janneke.wit@northwestern.edu
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I am interested in natural anthelmintic resistance.

Gaotian

Gaotian Zhang Postdoctoral Researcher

gaotian.zhang@northwestern.edu

I'm interested in natural variation in metabolism and bulk-segregant approaches.

Former member Current Status
Steffen Hahnel Post-doctoral Researcher, 2017-2018 Bayer Animal Health
Briana Rodriguez Research Associate, 2016-2018 Research technician, clinical psychology
Daniel Cook Graduate Student, 2014-2018 Programmer at The Crick Institute
Mostafa Zamanian Post-doctoral Researcher, 2015-2017 Assistant Professor at UW Madison -- Zamanian Lab Website
Kreena Patel Undergraduate and Research Technician, 2013-2016 Medical student, Feinberg School of Medicine
Kristen Laricchia Computational Specialist, 2014-2016 Associate computational biologist in the MacArthur Lab, Broad Institute
Joshua Roberts Undergraduate Developer, 2015-2016 Motivate International
Tyler Shimko Undergraduate, summers 2013, 2014, 2015 Graduate student at Stanford University
Bryn Gaertner Postdoctoral Researcher, 2014 Prescott Medical Communications Group
Shannon Brady Graduate Student, 2015-2019 Consultant at Boston Consulting Group
Stefan Zdraljevic Graduate Student, 2014-2019 Post-doctoral researcher in Leonid Kruglyak's lab at UCLA
Daehan Lee Post-doctoral Researcher, 2018-2020 Post-doctoral researcher in Richard Benton's lab at University of Lausanne
Ye Wang Graduate Student, 2017-2019 Lab head, Division of Bioinformatics, Panda Institute Sichuan, China
Heechul (Ryan) Chung QSB Masters Student, 2019
Logan Eckhoff Research Technician, 2019
Sarah Giuliani Laboratory Manager, 2013-2015
Sam Rosenberg Research Technician, 2013-2015