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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Roy Elzur

Roy is an Associate Computational Biologist in Hilary Finucane’s lab. He works on single and multiple-causal-variant fine-mapping methods. Roy received his B.S. in Computer Science from Yale University in 2019. […]

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Sam Bryant

Sam heads the Data Management group at the Stanley Center where he is responsible for managing over 500 terabytes of data. He is naturally curious, has a love for science and computers, and enjoys a good challenge.  He’s a ‘data wrangler’ – herds data to logical working groups and lower cost storage tiers; brings visibility […]

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Patrick Schultz

Patrick Schultz recently joined the Hail team as a software engineer. Patrick is especially interested in the intersection of math and computer science and recently posted a NASA-funded book on his postdoctoral research in mathematics at MIT (https://arxiv.org/abs/1710.10258). He is excited to bring theory to practice for scientists by helping to build a better Hail. […]

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Matthew Solomonson

Matt is a software engineer interested in developing interactive visualization tools for exploring large biological datasets. He studied protein structural biology during his PhD at the University of British Columbia. […]

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Jackie Goldstein

Jackie Goldstein is an Senior Software Engineer and is a member of the Hail team. Her previous work included developing a rare variant caller for genotyping arrays and finding genetic risk factors for adverse drug events such as clozapine-induced agranulocytosis and drug-induced liver injury. She also contributed to the design of the PsychChip array and […]

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Tim Poterba

Tim Poterba is a Senior software engineer working on the Hail project in Ben Neale’s group at the Broad Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital. His primary interest is the application of modern computing technology to accelerate biomedical research. Prior to joining the Broad, he studied protein folding dynamics at the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry on […]

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Mitja Kurki

Mita is a software engineer transformed into bioinformatician with general research interests in application of genomic and computational methods to elucidate the genetic basis of complex diseases. His current projects focus on intellectual disability, Alzheimer’s disease, familial migraine and intracranial aneurysms. A long-term goal of his research is in development of Finnish genetic reference database […]

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