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Andrew C. Hsieh

Andrew C. Hsieh

Title: Principal Investigator

Hometown: Originally from Torrance, CA
Education: B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Internship - Postdoc, UCSF, San Francisco, CA
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Sujata Jana

Sujata Jana

Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Hometown: Originally from Basirhat, West Bengal, India
Education: B.S., North Bengal Agricultural University, India
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL  
Fellowships: Fred Hutch Interdisciplinary Training Grant (non-NRSA) and DOD PRCRP Horizon Award

Rashmi Mishra

Rashmi Mishra

Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Hometown: Originally from Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Education: B.Tech Biotechnology (Genetic Engineering), Allahabad Agricultural Deemed University, India
M.Tech Biotechnology, VIT University, Vellore, India
Ph.D., Ulm University, Germany
Postdoc, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, La Jolla, CA

Yeon Soo Kim

Yeon Soo Kim

Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Hometown: Originally from Seoul, South Korea
Education: B.A., Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
M.A., Columbia University, New York, NY
Ph.D., Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

Pushpa Itagi

Pushpa Itagi

Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow (co-mentored by Dr. Gavin Ha)

Hometown: Originally from Hubli, Karnataka
Education: B.E, BVBCET, Karnataka, India, M.Tech, IIIT-Hyderabad,  India, PhD, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Sonali Arora

Sonali Arora

Title: Computational Biologist

Hometown: Originally from Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
Education: B.Tech., SRM University, India
M.S., Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Samantha Schuster

Samantha Schuster

Title: Graduate Student

Hometown: Originally from Los Angeles, CA
Education: B.S., UC Davis, Davis, CA
Fellowships: UW CMBTG (T32 GM007270), CCEH Pilot Grant, NIH NRSA (F31 CA206920)

Alexandre Germanos

Alexandre Germanos

Title: Graduate Student

Hometown: Originally from Paris, France
Education: B.A., Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA 
Fellowship: Fred Hutch Interdisciplinary Training Grant (T32 CA080416)

Laura Baquero Galvis

Laura Baquero Galvis

Title: Rotation Graduate Student
Email: lbg5@uw.edu

Hometown: Originally from Bogota, Colombia. 
Education: B.S, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO. 

Cindy Wladyka

Cindy Wladyka

Title: Research Technician II

Hometown: Originally from Cleveland, OH
Education: B.S., Case Westerm Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Patrick Hoang

Patrick Hoang

Title: Student Intern

Hometown: Originally from Tukwila, WA
Education: University of Washington, Seattle, WA

 

Heidi Lee

Heidi Lee

Title: Student Intern
Email: heilee@uw.edu

Hometown: Originally from Ancorage, AK
Education: University of Washington, Seattle

Kristi Schurman

Kristi Schurman

Title: Research Administrator

Education: B.A., Oberlin College, Oberlin OH


Former Lab Members: Where They Went Next

2015-2021: Yiting Lim - Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Senior Scientist, Just - Evotec Biologics. Fellowships: DOD PCRP Postdoctoral Award, AACR Postdoctoral Fellowship, and AACR NextGen Star
2021: Jodiene Johnson - MCB rotation student. MCB Ph.D. Candidate, University of Washington
2020: Alla Kozubenko - University of Washington, Medical Student. M.D. Candidate UW School of Medicine 
2020: Sam Nutt - MCB rotation student. MCB Ph.D. Candidate, University of Washington
2020: Valentina Grilloa Alvarado - MCB rotation student. MCB Ph.D. Candidate, University of Washington
2018-2020: Rowan Hough - Student Intern. Undergraduate, University of Washington
2018-2020: Evan Anderson - Student Intern. Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Fellowship: Mary Gates Research Scholarship
2015-2019: Yuzhen Liu - Research Technician. MCB Ph.D. Candidate, University of Washington
2015-2019:  Jessie Horn - Research Technician. Patient Care Technician, Fresenius Kidney Care
2017-2019: Rucha Deo - Student Intern. Research Technician, Sarkar-Kalia Lab, Seattle Children's Hospital 
2018: Mimi Lexiaochuan Wen - Drexel University College of Medicine, Medical Student. Mayo Clinic, Urology Residency 
2017-2018: William (Bill) Hardin - Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Genomics Specialist, Shared Resources, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 
2017-2018: Brian Winters - Urologic Oncology Fellow. Attending Urologist, Kaiser Permanente Washington. Fellowship: BCAN Young Investigator Award
2016-2018: Kalyan Banda - Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Assistant Professor, Division of Oncology, University of Washington. Fellowships: ASCO Young Investigator Award and DOD PCRP Postdoctoral Award (declined) 
2016-2017: Lukas Corey - Student Intern. Undergraduate, Yale University
2016-2017: Asha Goodman - Research Technician. Ph.D Candidate, SDSU/UCSD (Joint Program)
2015-2016: Li-Jie Wang - Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Scientist, Sonoma Biotherapeutics. Fellowship: Fred Hutch Interdisciplinary Training Grant (non-NRSA)
2015: Prachi Keni - Summer intern. Medical Student, Carle Illinois College of Medicine
2015: Joseph Pangallo - MCB rotation student. MCB Ph.D Candidate, University of Washington
2014-2015: Ariana Marcassa - Research Technician. Immune Monitoring Specialist, Shared Resources, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center