People

Principal Investigator:              Peter Andolfatto, Professor, pa2543[at]columbia.edu

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Lab manager:                           Miyoung Jang, mj2912[at]columbia.edu

Research Staff Associate:       Sheel Chandra, arriving August 2021!

Postdocs:

Ana Pinharanda – Evolution of genital morphology in Drosophila, Drosophila population and speciation genomics, ap3815[at]columbia.edu

Daniel Hooper – Chromosomal inversions, reproductive isolation and speciation in birds. http://www.danielmarchooper.com, danielmhooper[at]gmail.com

Flora Borne – Epistasis in protein evolution, arriving October 2021!

Ph. D. Students:

None currently — but we’re interested! 

 

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Former PhD students:

Dr. Clair Han – Comparative and experimental population genomics of Drosophila. Currently a postdoc with David Stern at HHMI Janelia https://www.janelia.org/lab/stern-lab 

Dr. Patrick Reilly – Comparative genomics of Drosophila and Lepidoptera. Currently a postdoc with Serena Tucci at Yale University https://campuspress.yale.edu/stucci/.

Dr. Andrew Taverner – Epistasis in protein evolution. Currently a Bioinformatics Scientist at Omniome https://www.omniome.com

Dr. Lu Yang –  Evolution of cardiac glycoside insensitivity in animals. Currently a postdoc with Sarah Teichmann at the Sanger Institute: http://www.teichlab.org

Dr. Molly Schumer – Hybridization and speciation genomics in Xiphophorus fish.  Assistant Professor at Stanford University https://schumerlab.com. 

Dr. Matthew Aardema – Lepidopteran Genomics. Assistant Professor and Montclair State University. https://tinyurl.com/4njmj4m9

 

Former Postdocs:

Dr. Alisa Sedghifar, Currently: Bioinformatics Scientist, Ancestry.com.
 
Dr. Ying Zhen, Currently: Assistant Professor, Westlake University, Sichuan, China.
 
Dr. Tina Hu, Currently: Senior Bioinformatics Scientist, Celmatix.
 
Dr. Jeffrey D. Jensen, Currently: Professor, School of Life Sciences and the Center for Evolution & Medicine, Arizona State University.
 
Dr. Penny Haddrill, Currently: Faculty, University of Strathclyde, UK.