Principal Investigator
Kimmen Sjölander, Ph.D.

Lab Alumni

Bushra Samad

PhD Student

Phylogenomic methods for microbial (meta)genome functional and taxonomic annotation

Curt Hansen

PhD Student

Simultaneous co-estimation and refinement of phylogenetic trees and multiple sequence alignments


Mohammad Azimi

Graduate Researcher

Hybrid Protein Nucleotide Phylogenetic Trees


Nima Cyrus Emami

Undergraduate Researcher

Hybrid Protein Nucleotide Phylogenetic Trees


Cyrus Afrasiabi



Ajith Warrier

Associate Specialist

Algorithms, Web programming with Django, Python and Javascript programming

Yaoqing Shen, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar

Metagenome Analysis

Ruchira Datta, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ortholog identification, Pathway inference, Hyperdimensional network

Shailen Tuli


Algorithm design, Web programming, Python and Ruby programming, Open source software

Grant Shoffner

Research Associate

Domain Architecture Rearrangement

Glen Jarvis

Programming Associate

Bioinformatics programming, Linux/Web/Database Administration

John Davidson


Bioinformatics programming, Open source software development, Web programming and design

Christoph Neyer

Undergraduate Student

Assessing methods for orthology detection

Sriram Sankararaman

Graduate Student, EECS

Probabilistic models for enzyme active sites and specificity determinates

Dean Starrett, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar

Muliple alignment, Phylogeny inference, Protein interaction prediction

Bryan Kolaczkowski, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar

Reconstructing the evolutionary history of Apicomplexa

Nandini Krishnamurthy, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar

FlowerPower phylogenomic clustering

Duncan Brown, Ph.D.

Graduate Student, BioE

Automating subfamily classification and subfamily HMM development

Carolina Dallett

Graduate Student, PMB

Identification of evolutionarily conserved regions in proteins

Raffi Hagopian

Undergraduate Student

Multiple Sequence Alignment/SATCHMO development

Jake Gunn Glanville

Undergraduate Student

Phylobuilder and other webserver development

Christopher Meacham, Ph.D.


PhyloScope phylogenetic tree visualization software and other software development

Terry Farrah


Protein structure prediction

Xia Jiang

PhD student

Protein structure prediction

Yannet Interian

Postdoctoral scholar

Protein-protein interaction prediction