Patrick Cummings

Patrick is an Associate Computational Biologist in the Neale lab, working primarily with the Hail Team. He is interested in developing tools that enable large-scale data analysis. He received his MS in Statistics from Oregon State University in 2020, and his BS in Applied Mathematics and Earth Sciences from Syracuse University in 2018. He previously […]

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Daniel Lazarev

Daniel is a Graduate Student in the Neale lab. He is developing a method based on the Maximum Entropy Principle to construct multilayer SNP-phenotype networks given GWAS data. He is generally excited about how simple yet powerful variational principles, such as Maximum Entropy, can be developed, extended and applied to problems in biology and medicine. […]

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Siwei Chen, PhD

Siwei is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Dr. Benjamin Neale’s lab at ATGU and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. Prior to joining the ATGU, Siwei earned her Ph.D. in Computational Biology from Cornell University, where her dissertation focused on identifying and interpreting disease mutations in the human protein interactome. Siwei is widely interested […]

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Mary Yohannes

Mary is an associate computational biologist at the Broad Institute. She is originally from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She completed her undergraduate study at Clark University in 2019 and graduated from Boston University in 2020 with an MS in bioinformatics. She plans to work on projects that allow her to apply her classroom knowledges/experiences while acquiring new ones. […]

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Wenhan Lu

Wenhan is an Associate Computational Biologist in the Neale Lab at the Broad Institute. She earned her MS Degree in Biostatistics at Yale University in 2020. She is interested in analyzing genetic data for their impacts on human traits, as well as building pipelines for quality control and data virtualization. […]

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Whitney Wade

Whitney Wade is an Administrative Lead working with Dr. Nikhil Wagle and the Count Me In collaboration at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. […]

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Alex Kotlar, PhD

Alex is a postdoctoral fellow at ATGU and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, advised by Benjamin Neale and co-mentored by Cotton Seed as part of the Hail team. He recently completed his PhD in the Human Genetics department at Emory University, under the supervision of David J. Cutler and Michael E. Zwick. In […]

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Wei Zhou, PhD

Dr. Zhou is an Instructor at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT co-advised by Dr. Mark Daly and Dr. Benjamin Neale. She earned her Ph.D. in Bioinformatics under the direction of Dr. Cristen Willer and Dr. Seunggeun (Shawn) Lee. Her dissertation focused on the development and application of statistical methods for large-scale genetic association […]

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