Erik Andersen Principal Investigator

Curriculum Vitae


JB Collins Postdoctoral Researcher

I am interested in ascarid anthelmintic resistance.


Nikita Jhaveri Postdoctoral Researcher

I am interested in C. briggsae quantitative and population genetics.


Ayeh Khorshidian Research Technician

I am purifying DNA and RNA for short- and long-read sequencing.


Maya Mastronardo Graduate Student

I am interested in natural variation in behavior


Ryan McKeown Graduate Student

I work on population genomics of selfing Caenorhabditis species.


Nicolas Moya Graduate Student

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


Lance O Connor Graduate Student

I am interested in structural variation.


Sol Retamales Visiting Graduate Student

I work on dauer gene expression.


Mike Sauria Research Associate Professor

I manage CaeNDR data releases, pipeline construction, and other computational projects


Etta Schaye Research Technician

I work on large preparations of nematode strains for biochemistry and anthelmintic resistance.


Amanda Shaver Postdoctoral Researcher

I am interested in the genes that cause emodepside resistance in wild nematodes.


Robyn Tanny Research Associate Professor

I manage our strain collection, generate sequencing libraries, and manage CaeNDR. I also handle incoming collection samples to identify new strains of C. elegans.


Bowen Wang Postdoctoral Researcher

I am interested in metagenomics and wild nematode microbiomes.

Former member Current Status
Steffen Hahnel Post-doctoral Researcher, 2017-2018 Senior Principal Expert (Parasitology) at Boehringer Ingelheim
Briana Rodriguez Research Associate, 2016-2018 Research technician, clinical psychology
Daniel Cook Graduate Student, 2014-2018 Programmer at Google
Mostafa Zamanian Post-doctoral Researcher, 2015-2017 Assistant Professor at UW Madison Zamanian Lab Website
Kreena Patel Undergraduate and Research Technician, 2013-2016 Medical resident, Arizona
Kristen Laricchia Computational Specialist, 2014-2016 Associate computational biologist in the MacArthur Lab
Joshua Roberts Undergraduate Developer, 2015-2016 Motivate International
Tyler Shimko Undergraduate, summers 2013, 2014, 2015 CEO, Trident Bioscience
Sarah Giuliani Laboratory Manager, 2013-2015 Assistant Lab Manager, Clean Stock Center at Ball Horticultural Company
Sam Rosenberg Research Technician, 2013-2015 AP Biology teacher, Valor College Prep
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, Kruglyak lab at UCLA
Heechul (Ryan) Chung QSB Masters Student, 2019 Computational biologist at Asan Medical Center
Daehan Lee Post-doctoral Researcher, 2018-2020 Assistant Professor at Sungkyunkwan University
Ye Wang Graduate Student, 2017-2019 Assistant Research Fellow, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, China
Lewis Stevens Postdoctoral Researcher, 2019-2020 Senior Bioinformatician, Blaxer lab at the Sanger Institute
Dan Lu Staff Bioinformaticist COVID Testing Lab Tech
Nicole Roberto Research Technician Nexus Pharmaceuticals
Claire Buchanan Research Technician Technician at Loyola Univ.
Clay Dilks Graduate Student Scientist I at Evozyne
Kathryn Evans Bioinformaticist Bioinformaticist, Precision Biosciences, Inc.
Shriram Bhat Visting Masters Student Graduate Student at UIUC
Sam Widmayer Postdoctoral Researcher Associate Computational Scientist at The Jackson Laboratory
Caroline Bond QSB Masters Student IBiS graduate student
Sophia Gibson Research technician Graduate student in Genome Sciences at the Univ. of Washington
Joy Nyaanga Bioinformaticist Bioinformaticists at Lurie Childrens Hospital
Gaotian Zhang Postdoctoral Researcher Post-doctoral researcher in Marie-Anne Felix lab in ENS-Paris
Lizzie Trzupek Research Technician Technician in the Wignall Lab (Northwestern U)
Lauren Seeley Research Technician High school biology/chemistry teacher
Faruk Dube Visiting Graduate Student Graduate student at Swedish University
Emily Koury Lab manager Lab manager in the Wignall lab
Tim Crombie Postdoctoral Researcher Assistant Professor at the Florida Institute of Technology
Tom Volpe Senior Research Scientist Technician in Morimoto Lab
Logan Eckhoff Research Technician, 2019
Anita Huang Biotechnology Masters Student, 2019-2020
Loraina Stinson Graduate Student
Jose Luis Tellez Postdoctoral Researcher
Janneke Wit Postdoctoral Researcher