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.

Logan

Logan Eckhoff Research Technician

logan.eckhoff@northwestern.edu

I work on cryopreservation and DNA isolation C. briggsae and C. tropicalis wild isolates.

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.

Daehan

Daehan Lee Postdoctoral Researcher

daehan.lee@northwestern.edu

I'm interested in natural variation in dauer development and metabolite signaling.

Dan

Dan Lu Staff Bioinformaticist

dan.lu@northwestern.edu

I work on computational pipelines and CeNDR.

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.

Ye

Ye Wang Postdoctoral Researcher

ye.wang@northwestern.edu
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I am interested in using short- and long-read sequence data to understand genome evolution.

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 Postdoctoral Researcher Bayer Animal Health
Briana Rodriguez Research Associate Research technician, clinical psychology
Daniel Cook Graduate Student Programmer at The Crick Institute
Mostafa Zamanian Postdoctoral 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 Consultant at Boston Consulting Group
Stefan Zdraljevic Graduate Student Post-doctoral researcher in Leonid Kruglyak's lab at UCLA
Heechul (Ryan) Chung Graduate Student
Sarah Giuliani Laboratory Manager, 2013-2015
Sam Rosenberg Research Technician, 2013-2015