People

We would like to acknowledge all of the people who have contributed to Discovering the Genome.  Their contributions, big and small, often graciously donated, have been critical to the development of these materials.

 

Project Leads

Kristin Field, Director of Programs, Nano-Bio Interface Center, University of Pennsylvania

Junhyong Kim, Patricia M. Williams Professor, Department of Biology, Co-Director, Penn Program in Single Cell Biology, University of Pennsylvania

 

Production, Technical and Promotions

Ann Dixon, Founding Partner, Bolderwomen – websites for non-profits and small businesses; Serendip Co-Founder and Webmaster

Kelly Heisler, Communications Consultant & Promotions

Felice Macera, Photo/Video, Design, Computer Graphics & Web, University of Pennsylvania 

Penn School of Arts and Sciences Computing

Jamie Shuda, Director of Life Science Education, Institute for Regenerative Medicine and the Netter Center, University of Pennsylvania

David Zucker, Videographer, Director, Editor, Producer

 

Teacher Advisory Group

KD Davenport, Biology, Central High School, School District of Philadelphia

Scott Stein, Head of Science Department, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, Philadelphia PA

 

Content Development

Hannah Dueck, Postdoctoral Researcher, Murray Lab, Genetics Department, University of Pennsylvania

Kristin Field, Director of Programs, Nano-Bio Interface Center, University of Pennsylvania

Omar Harb, Director of Scientific Outreach and Education, EuPathDB.org, University of Pennsylvania

Junhyong Kim, Patricia M. Williams Professor, Department of Biology, Co-Director, Penn Program in Single Cell Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Samantha Klasfeld, PhD Student, Genomics and Computational Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Nicholas F. Lahens, Bioinformatics Researcher, Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania

 

Contributors

Varun Aggarwala, PhD Student, Genomics and Computational Biology, University of Pennsylvania

James Eberwine, Elmer Holmes Bobst Professor of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania

Stephen Fisher, Research Staff, Kim Lab, Biology Department, University of Pennsylvania

Daniel Janzen, Professor of Biology; Thomas G. and Louise E. DiMaura Term Chair, University of Pennsylvania

Hoa Giang, Postdoctoral Researcher, Kim Lab, Biology Department, University of Pennsylvania

Struan Grant, Daniel B. Burke Chair for Diabetes Research, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

John Hogenesch, Ohio Eminent Scholar, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, University of Cincinnati

Syung Hun Han, Research Staff, Kim Lab, Biology Department, University of Pennsylvania

Kyoko Ishiwatari, Nippon Medical School Musashi Kosugi Hospital, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan

Derek Kelly, PhD Student, Genomics and Computational Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Mugdha Khaladkar, Computational Biologist, GlaxoSmithKline

Jennifer Lynn, Morning Edition Host and Producer, WHYY

Sarah Middleton, PhD Student, Genomics and Computational Biology, University of Pennsylvania

John I. Murray, Associate Professor of Genetics, University of Pennsylvania

Young Ji Na, Postdoctoral Researcher, Kim Lab, Biology Department, University of Pennsylvania

Anthony Olarerin-George, Postdoctoral Researcher, Jaffrey Lab, Pharmacology Department, Weill Cornell Medical College

Scott Poethig, John H. and Margaret B. Fassitt Professor of Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Arjun Raj, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania

Jean Rosario, PhD Student, Kim Lab, Biology Department, University of Pennsylvania

Jamie Shallcross, Research Staff, Kim Lab, Biology Department, University of Pennsylvania

John Shea, Director, Faculty Publications, Department of Communications, University of Pennsylvania

Daniel F. Simola, Scientific Investigator, Computational Biology, GlaxoSmithKline

Nancy B. Spinner, Chief, Division of Genomic Diagnostics, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Derek Stefanik, Postdoctoral Researcher, Kim Lab, Biology Department, University of Pennsylvania

Sarah Tishkoff, David and Lyn Silfen University Professor, Departments of Genetics and Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Ellen Tsai, Research Fellow, BWH and Harvard Medical School; Sr. Bioinformatician, Partners HealthCare

Ingrid Waldron, Professor Emerita, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Kathryn Walters-Conte, Director of Professional Sciences Masters in Biotechnology, American University

Robert Warneford-Thomson, PhD Student, Bonasio Lab, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Daniel Wild, Director, Communications and Strategic Planning, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Qin Zhu, Kim Lab, Biology Department, University of Pennsylvania

 

2016 Workshop Contributors

KD Davenport, Biology, Central High School, School District of Philadelphia

Kristin Field, Director of Programs, Nano-Bio Interface Center, University of Pennsylvania

Omar Harb, Director of Scientific Outreach and Education, EuPathDB.org, University of Pennsylvania

Eun Ji Kim, Bioinformatician, Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania

Junhyong Kim, Patricia M. Williams Professor, Department of Biology, Co-Director, Penn Program in Single Cell Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Nicholas F. Lahens, Bioinformatics Researcher, Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania

Daniel F. Simola, Scientific Investigator, Computational Biology, GlaxoSmithKline

Derek Stefanik, Postdoctoral Researcher, Kim Lab, Biology Department, University of Pennsylvania

Scott Stein, Head of Science Department, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, Philadelphia PA

 

Speakers for Genomics Talks

  • Nicholas Crawford,  Postdoctoral Researcher, Tishkoff Lab, Genetics & Biology Departments, University of Pennsylvania
  • Marni Falk,  Director, Mitochondrial-Genetic Disease Clinic, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Brian Gregory,  Associate Professor of Biology, University of Pennsylvania
  • Elizabeth Grice,  Assistant Professor of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania
  • Omar Harb,  Director of Scientific Outreach and Education, EuPathDB.org, University of Pennsylvania
  • Joseph Jarvis,  Director, Genomic Risk Reporting at Coriell Institute for Medical Research
  • Brian Keith,  Adjunct Professor, Department of Cancer Biology and Associate Investigator, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania
  • Junhyong Kim,  Patricia M. Williams Professor, Department of Biology, Co-Director, Penn Program in Single Cell Biology, University of Pennsylvania with Sarah Middleton and Jean Rosario
  • Surabhi Mulchandani,  Genetic Counselor, Laboratory Manager, Divisions of Genomic Diagnostics & Human Genetics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • John I. Murray,  Associate Professor of Genetics, University of Pennsylvania
  • Tagbo H. R. Niepa,  Postdoctoral Researcher, Lee and Stebe Labs, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
  • Scott Poethig,  John H. and Margaret B. Fassitt Professor of Biology, University of Pennsylvania
  • Danielle Reed,  Associate Director, Member, Monell Chemical Senses Center with Jennifer Douglas and Lauren Shaw
  • Daniel F. Simola,  Scientific Investigator, Computational Biology, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Jennifer (Spaethling) Singh,  Research Associate, Eberwine Lab, Dept. of Systems Pharmacology & Translational Therapeutics,  University of Pennsylvania