Valdar Lab People

People

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William Valdar
Principle Investigator
Associate Professor (Dept of Genetics)
Background: see biosketch
Yanwei Cai
Graduate student (BCB & Dept of Genetics)
Background: biol sci (BS, Fudan, China)
Project: computational/statistical genetics
Robert Corty
Graduate student (BCB & Dept of Genetics)
Background: chem/physical biol (AB, Harvard)
Project: modeling phenotypic variability
Wes Crouse
Graduate student (BCB & Dept of Genetics)
Co-advised with Samir Kelada
Background: econ/math (BA, UNC-CH)
Project: statistical genetics of asthma in multiparent populations
Greg Keele
Graduate student (BCB & Dept of Genetics)
Background: biol sci (BS, Nebraska-Lincoln), biostat (MS, Michigan)
Project: QTL mapping in multiparent populations
Paul Maurizio
Graduate student (BCB & Dept of Genetics)
Co-advised with Mark Heise
Background: biochem (BA, Swarthmore), microbio/immuno (ScM, Hopkins)
Project: immunogenetics
Dan Oreper
Graduate student (BCB & Dept of Genetics)
Background: comps sci (BS, MEng, MIT)
Project: epigenetics and behavior
Kathie Sun
Graduate student (BCB & Dept of Genetics)
Background: env/biol (BS Duke; MS UNC-CH)
Project: quantitative genetics and epigenetics in multiparental populations

Affiliates

Jeff Roach, staff member, ITS

Former lab members

Yunjung Kim
Research Assistant Professor (Dept of Genetics)
Background: pharm (BS, Yeung Nam, Korea), stat (MS, Iowa), bioinf (NC State)
Next/current position: senior research scientist, Rho Inc.
Yuying Xie
Graduate student (Dept of Statistics), RA (Dept of Genetics)
Co-advised with Yufeng Liu
Background: biol sci (BS, Fudan), genetics (PhD, UNC), stat (MS, UNC)
Next/current position: Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
Jeremy Sabourin
Previously: PhD student (2010-2013; STOR with Andrew Nobel); Postdoc (2013-2014; Genetics)
Background: math/stat (BA, Castleton), stat (MS, PhD, UNC)
Next/current position: NIH-IRTA postdoctoral fellow, Wilson Group, NHGRI
Alan Lenarcic
Postdoc (2010-2014; Dept of Genetics)
Background: physics (AB, Harvard), stat (AM, PhD, Harvard)
Next/current position: Quantitative Fellow, US Securities and Exchange Commission
Zhaojun Zhang
Previously: PhD student (2010-2014; Computer Science, with Wei Wang)
Background: comp sci (BS, Peking)
Next/current position: Software Engineer at Coursera Inc.

Current and former rotation students