BD2K Summer UP 2018 Scholars

Our Students

Micaela

Micaela Colmenarez

CSU Monterey Bay

Research Project Title: Characterizing Complex Splicing Alteration Patterns Across Cancer Types Characterizing Complex Splicing Alteration Patterns Across Cancer Types

Research Mentors:Angela Brooks & Cameron Soulette

Jacob Gull

Jacob Gull

CSU Monterey Bay

Research Project Title:Develop a pipeline for variant detection and assembly correction in nanopore sequencing data

Research Mentor:
Benedict Paten, Ryan Lorig-Roach, & Kishwar Shafin

Nick Heyer

CSU Monterey Bay 

Research Project Title:Establishing Genotypic Variation of the Human Population at NOTCH2NL

Research Mentors:
Sofie SalamaDavid Haussler, & Colleen Bosworth

Axel Kent

CSU Monterey Bay

Research Project Title:Investigation of Double Infection Statuses Within Wolbachia Infected Hosts

Research Mentors:
Russ Corbett-Detig & Paloma Medina

Diego Quezada-Munoz

CSU Monterey Bay 

Research Project Title:
Testing the Performance of the MutPred2 Variant Pathogenicity Predictor on a set of BRCA1 and BRCA2 Variants and the Relevance of Solvent Accessibility in Predicting Pathogenicity

Research Mentors:
Benedict Paten & Melissa Cline

Tracey Ramirez

Tracey Ramirez

CSU Monterey Bay 

Research Project Title:
Accommodating Diploidy in Linkage Disequilibrium Pruning Methods

Research Mentor:
Russ Corbett-Detig & Bryan Thornlow

Armando Zamudio-Hurtado

Armando Zamudio-Hurtado 

CSU Monterey Bay 

Research Project Title:
Examining the Evolutionary Paths taken by Transposable Elements to avoid Repression in Primate and Human Genomes

Research Mentor:
Sofie Salama, David Haussler, & Jason Fernandes

Louis Acevedo

Louis Acevedo 

University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

Research Project Title:Do predictions from protein structure improve clinical interpretation of genetic variants?

Research Mentor:
Melissa Cline

Jeffrey Chan

University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

 

Research Project Title:
Improving Mapping Quality with Recalibration using Machine Learning in Vg

Research Mentors:
Benedict Paten & Adam Novak

Tyler Hayes

Tyler Hayes

Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge

Research Project Title:
Using splicing signatures to functionally characterize common colorectal cancer frameshift mutations

Research Mentors:
Angela Brooks & Alexis Thorton