Graduate Students

Alsaihati, Burair

Professor:  Shaying Zhao
Email | baa20876@uga.edu

Bang, Sohyun

Professor:  Bob Schmitz
Email | Sohyun.Bang@uga.edu

Basting, Preston

Professor:  Casey Bergman
Email | Preston.Basting@uga.edu

Research Interest
Microbiology, genome evolution, genome assembly, host-microbe interactions, machine learning

Chen, Jiani

Professor:  Justin Bahl
Email | jc54391@uga.edu

Research Interest
Human respiratory syncytial virus, phylodynamics

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Chen, Jingxuan

Professor:  Casey Bergman
Email | jc33471@uga.edu

Research Interest
Transposable elements, Evolution, and Yeast

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Corut, Adnan Kivanc

Professor:  Jason Wallace
Email | ac32082@uga.edu

Research Interest
Plant-microbe interactions, RNAseq analysis, Data mining, Microbiome

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Damodaran, Lambodhar

Professor:  Justin Bahl
Email | ld26524@uga.edu

Research Interest
Phylodynamics of viruses, Influenza virus, HIV, virus evoltion

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De Santiago Perez, Alejandro

Professor: Holly Bik
Email | Alejandro.DeSantiagoPerez@uga.edu

Ethridge, Christina

Professor: Jan Mrazek
Email | tinaeth@uga.edu

Feng, Yuan

Professor:  Shaying Zhao
Email | yf94402@uga.edu

Francis, Michael

Professor: Kaixiong Ye
Email | MichaelFrancis@uga.edu

Research Interest
Nutrigenomics, evolutionary genomics, GWAS, fatty acid metabolism

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Gonzalez, Karen

Professor: Eva-Maria Strauch
Email |Karen.Gonzalez@uga.edu

Research Interest
Drug discovery, vaccine development, structural biology

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Han, Shunhua

Professor: Casey Bergman
Email | shhan@uga.edu

Research Interest
Transposon in drosophila, cell culture evolution, machine learning

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Ho, Kun-Lin

Professor: Shaying Zhao
Email | kh31516@uga.edu

Huang, Liang-Chin (Leon)

Professor: Natarajan Kannan
Email | lh10630@uga.edu

Research Interest
Systems pharmacology, Precision medicine, Machine learning, Biostatistics

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Huyck, Patrick

Professor: TBD
Email | patrick.huyck@uga.edu

Lanier, Deanna

Professor: TBD
Email | dnl14154@uga.edu

Legall, Noah

Professor: Liliana Salvador
Email | noahaus@uga.edu

Li, Hanxia

Professor: Jason Wallace
Email | hl46161@uga.edu

Louha, Swarnali

Professor: Travis Glenn
Email | sl50708@uga.edu

Research Interest
Genome analysis, Genome assembly and annotation, Population genetics, RNAseq DE analysisn

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Ludwig, John

Professor: Jan Mrázek
Email | jmludwig@uga.edu

Lyu, Leke

Professor: Justin Bahl
Email | lekelyu@uga.edu

McCall, Sydney

Professor: Douda Bensasson
Email | sydney.mccall@uga.edu

Montenegro, Tito

Professor: Samantha Joye
Email | davidpm@uga.edu

Research Interest
Microbiome analysis, environmental microbiology, carbon cycle, extremophiles

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Montgomery, David

Professor: Robert Woods
Email | dwm19550@uga.edu

Moore, Abby

Professor: Art Edison
Email | AbigailEMoore@uga.edu

Petty, Zachary

Professor: Justin Bahl
Email |zachary.petty25@uga.edu

Research Interest
Viral evolution, Phylogenetic methodology

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Piri, Rebecca

Professor: Kelly Dawe
Email |Rebecca.Piri@uga.edu

Qiu, Xiao

Professor: Jonathan Arnold
Email |xiao.qiu@uga.edu

Research Interest
Neurospora Crassa, genentic network, system biology

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Schultz, Corey

Professor: Jason Wallace
Email |crs68219@uga.edu

Research Interest
Endophytes, Microbiome, Quantitative Genetics, Sustainable Agriculture

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Scopel Ferreira da Costa, Eduardo

Professor: Douda Bensasson
Email |eduardoscopel@uga.edu

Research Interest
Yeast Genetics and Genomics, Ecology and Evolution, Aneuploidy

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Scruse, Ashley

Professor: Jonathan Arnold
Email | ascruse@uga.edu

Shen, Xunan

Professor: Art Edison
Email | xs41379@uga.edu

Research Interest
Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Metabolomics

Shrestha, Safal

Professor: Natarajan Kannan
Email | ss57215@uga.edu

Skaro, Michael

Professor: Jonathan Arnold & Mandy Murph
Email | mfs61958@uga.edu

Sundaresha, Nikitha

Professor: Rick Tarleton
Email |nbs53763@uga.edu

Talamantes, Darrian

Professor: Jason Wallace
Email | Darrian.Talamantes@uga.edu

Tan, Xu

Professor: Andrew Paterson
Email | tanxu@uga.edu

Taujale, Rahil

Professor: Art Edison & Natarajan Kannan
Email | rt33095@uga.edu

Research Interest
Protein evolution, phylogenetics, sequence analysis, glycosyltransferases, metabolomics

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Torres, Isaac

Professor: Eva Strauch
Email | isaactb@uga.edu

Research Interest
Protein Design, Vaccine and Drug Development

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Watson, Joshua

Professor: Shaying Zhao
Email | jlw87619@uga.edu

Research Interest
Comparitive Cancer Genomics

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Weedop, Bodie

Professor: Pejman Rohani
Email | Keegan.Weedop@uga.edu

 

Wu, Yue

Professor: Art Edison
Email | yw44924@uga.edu

Research Interest
Metabolic modeling, computational method on NMR, Machine learning, Time series

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Xiao, Rui

Professor: Bob Schmitz
Email | Rui.Xiao@uga.edu

 

Xu, Ruijie

Professor: Liliana Salvador
Email | rx32940@uga.edu

Research Interest
Leptospirosis, Disease transmission, Phylodynamics,host-pathogen interactions

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Yeung, Wayland

Professor: Natarajan Kannan
Email | waylandy@uga.edu

Research Interest
Molecular Dynamics, Structural Biology, Biophysics, Machine Learning

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Zhang, Yinwen

Professor: Robert Schmitz
Email | yinwenzhang@uga.edu

Research Interest
Genetics, epigenetics, molecular evolution , population genetics

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Zhou, Yi

Professor: Ying Xu
Email | yz73026@uga.edu

Research Interest
Metabolic reprogramming, cancer microenvironment, NLP

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