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kingsmore-stephenStephen Kingsmore, M.D., D.Sc., President and CEO
dimmock-davidDavid Dimmock, M.D., Senior Medical Director
laird-toddTodd Laird, Chief Operating Officer
wendy-bensonWendy Benson, M.B.A., Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
julie-reinkeJulie Reinke, Assistant Vice President of Philanthropy
nahasShareef Nahas, Ph.D., FACMG, Senior Director, Clinical Operations
shimul-chowdhuryShimul Chowdhury, Ph.D., DABMGG, CGMB, Director, Clinical Laboratory
yang-dinYan Ding, M.D., M.S., M.B., ASCP CM, Director, Sequencing Operations
veeraraghavanNarayanan “Ray” Veeraraghavan, Ph.D., Director, IT

Management Staff

julie-cakiciJulie Cakici, B.S.N., R.N., Project Manager


batalovSergey Batalov, M.S., Ph.D.(c), Senior Bioinformaticist
danny-ohDaeheon “Danny” Oh, Bioinformatics Software Developer
blank-kitePatrick Mulrooney, MAS(c), High Performance Computing Engineer

Laboratory Staff

puckettLaura Puckett, CGMBS, MB, ASCP CM, Lab Technologist
vander-kraanLuca Van Der Kraan, CGMBS, MB, ASCP CM, Lab Technologist
blank-kiteCatherine Yamada, M.S., CLS, MLS(ASCP)CM CGCM, MBCM, Clinical Laboratory Scientist II

Clinical Support Staff

michelle-clarkMichelle Clark, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Staff

sara-martinSara Martin B.S.N., R.N., Research Nurse Coordinator
blank-kiteLisa Salz, M.S., LCGC,  Genetic Counselor
jennifer-friedman-mdJennifer Friedman, M.D., Clinical Investigator
julie-ryu-mdJulie Ryu, M.D., Clinical Investigator
george-chiang-mdGeorge Chiang, M.D., Clinical Investigator
bainbridgeMatthew Bainbridge, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
farnaesLauge Farnaes, M.D., Fellow
hildrethAmber Hildreth, D.O., Fellow
sweeneyNathaly Sweeney, M.D., M.P.H., Fellow


gleeson-345x239Joseph Gleeson, M.D., Endowed Chair for Neuroscience
tina-chambersChristina Chambers, Ph.D., M.P.H.


stuart_traciTraci Stuart, M.B.A., Assistant Chief Strategy/Marketing Officer

Administrative Staff

azares-jenniferJennifer Azares, Senior Executive Assistant
o-simonidesOlivia Simonides, Executive Assistant