Inga Peter, PhD

Principal Investigator

Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Affiliated Member, Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology
Affiliated Member, Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine
Co-Director, PhD in Clinical Research Program

Jianzhong Hu, PhD

Assistant Professor

Project: The Interplay between The Microbiome and Host Genetics in Crohn’s Disease



Anshuman Sewda, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Project: Genetics and Genomics of Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis



Sierra R. White, MPH

Clinical Research Coordinator

Projects: Cardiometabolic Complications in People Living with HIV
Genetics and Genomics of Nonsyndromic Coronal Craniosynostosis


Heriberto Fernandez-Hernandez, MS

Graduate Student

Project: The Role of the LRRK2 Gene Variation in the Pathogenesis of Crohn’s Disease



Amelie Barre, MD

Research Fellow

Project: The MECONIUM Study


Qixing Mao, MD

Research Fellow

Project: The MECONIUM Study


Leonid Tarassishin, PhD

Associate Researcher II

Project: The MECONIUM Study


Caroline Eisele, BS

Clinical Research Coordinator

Project: The MECONIUM Study




Nilendra Nair, BS

Clinical Research Coordinator

Projects: Genetics and Genomics of IBD, The MECONIUM Study


We are looking for post-docs and graduate students with analytic skills interested in joining our lab. Please contact us at