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Lab Members

 

Principal Investigator

Vito Quaranta, MD
Director, Vanderbilt Quantitative Systems Biology Center
PI, NCI Center for Systems Biology of Small Cell Lung Cancer at Vanderbilt
Professor of Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

vito.quaranta@vanderbilt.edu

 

Research and Administrative Staff

Amanda Linkous, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Scientific Center Manager
NCI Center for Systems Biology of Small Cell Lung Cancer at Vanderbilt
Department of Biochemistry

amanda.linkous@vanderbilt.edu

 

Darren Tyson, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

My work focuses on analysis of single-cell responses to perturbations
and modeling how the individual cell responses affect the overall cell
population dynamics.

 

Jing Hao
Lab Manager

 

Kevin Contreras
Research Assistant
BS in Animal, Dairy, Veterinary Science at Utah State University

 

Neeru Panthee
Central Admin

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

Leonard A. Harris
College: Cornell University
Current title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Research interests: Computational modeling of complex biological systems; epigenetics and resistance mechanisms in cancer cells.

 

Bishal Paudel
Undergraduate Institution: The College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID
Current Title: Postdoc
Research Interests: I’m interested in understanding the basis for cellular heterogeneity, and how cancer cells use variability to escape therapy.

 

Graduate Students

Christian Meyer

 

Corey Hayford
College: The University of Texas at Austin
Title: Graduate Researcher
Research interests: Single-cell approaches to studying cancer heterogeneity. Specifically, using single-cell RNAseq and lineage tracing (barcoding) to identify cell state variability and transitions.

 

Sarah Maddox

 

Clayton Wandishin

 

Wajiha Khalid

 

Samanta Beik

 

Melaine Sebastian

 

Postdoc Students

Jack Robbins