PEOPLE

Principal Investigator

Dr. William (Billy) Kim, MD
Principal Investigator
The Rush S. Dickson Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Professor of Genetics

Lab Technicians

Ujjawal (Jim) Manocha
Lab ManagerM.S. Microbial Biotechnology, NC State University
B.S. Biological Sciences and Genetics, NC State University

Research Assistant Professors

Janet Leung, Ph.D.
Research Assistant ProfessorHuman Genetics, University of Michigan
B.S. Biology, University of Hawaii

Computational Biologists

Jeff Klomp, Ph.D.
Cellular and Molecular Biology and Genetics, Van Andel Research InstituteM.S. Population Genetics, Central Michigan University
B.S. Biology and Chemistry, Grand Valley State University
Mi Zhou, Ph.D.
Cell & Developmental Biology, Rutgers UniversityM.S. Applied and Mathematical Statistics, Rutgers University
B.S. Biotechnology, Wuhan University

Postdoctoral Fellows

Xingnan Zheng, Ph.D.

Genetics, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

B.S. Biology, Liaocheng University

Atsushi Okato, Ph.D.

 

Yuki Kita, Ph.D.

 

Graduate Students

William Weir

B.S. Physics, Duke University

M.D.-Ph.D. Candidate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

(Co-mentored with Dr. Peter Mucha, Mathematics)

Aleisha Smith
Andrew Truong

B.S. Biochemistry, Rutgers University

Xiaolei Zhang

Collaborators

Sarah Wobker, MD

Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Tracy Rose, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Medicine, Hematology / Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Daniel Crona, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Undergraduates

Shreyas Pyati

Lab Alumni

  • Takanobu Utsumi, Assistant Professor, Chiba University, Japan (Former Postdoctoral Fellow)
  • Jordan Kardos, Bioinformatics Specialist, Gilead Sciences (Former Graduate Student)
  • Bhavani Krishnan, Manager, Global Solutions, IMS Health (Former Postdoctoral Fellow)
  • Tracy Rose, Assistant Professor, UNC (Former Hematology/Oncology Fellow)
  • Ryoichi Saito, Assistant Professor, Kyoto University, Japan (Former Postdoctoral Fellow)
  • HyoJin Lee, Associate Professor, Chungnam University, Korea (Former Postdoctoral Fellow)
  • David Chism, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University (Former Postdoctoral Fellow)
  • Sean Bailey, Director, Mouse Phase 1 Unit, UNC (Former Graduate Student)
  • Jeffrey Damrauer, Bioinformatics Specialist, UNC (Former Graduate Student)
  • Bing Zhou, Senior Scientist, Qiagen (Former Postdoctoral Fellow)
  • Sara Hanna, Feasibility Fellow, Novella Clinical (Former Graduate Student)
  • Autumn McRee, Associate Professor, UNC (Former Hematology/Oncology Fellow)
  • Mingqing Li, Attending Physician, Kaiser Heatlhcare (Former Hematology/Oncology Fellow)
  • Tanja Hadzic, Manager, Medical Affairs, Salix Pharm (Former Postdoctoral Fellow)
  • Harper Wilson, Medical Student, Wake Forest (Former Research Technician)
  • Taylor Gammons, Medical Student, UNC Chapel Hill (Former Research Technician)
  • Sam Heathcote, Surgery Resident, New Hanover Regional Medical Center (Former Research Technician)