Lab Alumni

Our students graduate and post-doctoral scholars enter into academic and industry fields. See the full list of alumni below. 

PhD Students

Lai Jiang, Ph.D, 2017-2020

Current: Data Scientist, Meta


Abigail Horn, Ph.D., 2019 – 2022

Current: USC Keck School of Medicine Faculty

Chris Armoskus, Ph.D., 2014 - 2019

Current: Senior Computational Biologist, Alleo Labs at Immuneering

Lilit Moss, Ph.D., 2013 - 2018

Current: Senior Data Scientist, Cigna

Wonho Danny Lee, Ph.D, 2010-2012

Current: US Food and Drug Administration

Xuejuan Jiang, Ph.D., 2005-2007

Current: Assistant Professor of Research, USC

Cheng Peng, Ph.D., 2014 - 2019

Current: Biostatistician, Amgen

Kan Wang, Ph.D., 2013 - 2018

Current: Data Scientist, Google

Wei Liang, Ph.D., 2008-2013

Current: Associate Director, Nektar Therapeutics

Jinghua Liu, Ph.D., 2007 - 2012

Current: Senior Algorithm Scientist, Alibaba Group

Wei Sun, Ph.D., 2004-2007

Current: Director of Biostatistics, Kyowa Kirin Pharmaceutical Development, Inc


Burcu Darst, Co-Post-Doc, 2019-2021

Current: Assistant Professor, Fred Hutch Cancer Center

Marco Matejcic, Co-Post-Doc, 2017 – 2019

Current: Applied research scientist, Moffit Cancer Center

Shujing (Flora) Xu, Co-Post-Doc, 2017 – 2019

Current: Age of Learning, Inc

Kristin Rand, Co-Post-Doc, 2012-2015

Current: Director Genomics Research and Development, Ancestry

Melanie Quintana, Post-Doc, 2010 – 2013

Current: Director & senior statistical scientist, Berry Consultants

James Baurley, Post-Doc, 2010 – 2012

Current: Co-founder & statistical computing principal, Biorealm, Inc.

Dalin Li, Post-Doc, 2006-2011

Current: Cedars Sinai/UCLA

Heather Volk, Post-Doc, 2006-2009

Current: Assistant professor, Johns Hopkins

MS Students

Wijia Hu, M.S., 2020-2021

Tao Huang, M.S,, 2020-2021

Hyunwook Koh, M.S., 2012-2013

Shengzhi Wang, M.S., 2012-2013

Jane Nichols, M.S., 2007 – 2008

Choo Phei Wee, M.S., 2007 – 2008

Charles Du, M.S., 2004-2006

Zhixin Guan, M.S., 2005