Team

Head of Laboratory


Avi Ma’ayan PhD
Mount Sinai Endowed Professor in Bioinformatics
Center Director, Mount Sinai Center for Bioinformatics
Professor, Department of Pharmacological Sciences
Professor, Department of Artificial Intelligence and Human Health
Principal Investigator, Data Resource Center for the Common Fund Data Ecosystem
Principal Investigator, Mount Sinai’s Proteogenomic Data Analysis Center
Principal Investigator, LymeMIND Data Coordination Center
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
E-mail: avi.maayan@mssm.edu


Program Director

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Sherry Jenkins, MS
Director, Summer Research Training Program in Biomedical Big Data Science
MS in Computer Science
Fairleigh Dickinson University
E-mail: sherry.jenkins@mssm.edu


Research Assistant Professor


Alexander Lachmann, PhD
PhD in Biomedical Informatics
Columbia University


Data Scientist


Daniel Clarke, MS
Data Science Analyst III
BS, MS in Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering
Fairleigh Dickinson University


Bioinformaticians


John Erol Evangelista, MS
Bioinformatician II
BS, MS in Computer Science
University of the Philippines Diliman



Sherry Xie, BS
Bioinformatician II
BS in Computer Science
Cornell University


Systems Analyst


Heesu Kim, MBA, MS
Systems Analyst I
MS, Business Analytics, Hult International Business School
MBA, Hult International Business School
BS in Computer Science and Information Engineering, Inha University (South Korea)


Bioinformatics Software Engineers


Nasheath Ahmed, BS, AB
Bioinformatics Software Engineer
BS in Computer Science and AB in Biology
Brown University



Eden Deng, BS
Bioinformatics Software Engineer
BS in Statistical Science and BS in Computer Science
Duke University



Ido Diamant, BS
Bioinformatics Software Engineer
BS in Biomedical Engineering, Minor: Computer Science
University of Massachusetts Amherst



Giacomo Marino, ScB, AB
Bioinformatics Software Engineer
ScB in Neuroscience and AB in Computer Science
Brown University



Stephanie Olaiya, ScB
Bioinformatics Software Engineer
ScB in Computational Neuroscience
Brown University


Medical Student


Vivian Utti, BS
MD Student, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
BS in Computer Information Science, Biological Sciences, Cornell University


Master’s Student


Lara Dogan, BA
MS Biomedical Science Student, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
BA, Organizational Sciences (Pre-med track), George Washington University


2023 Undergraduate Research Trainees in our Biomedical Big Data Science Program


Alexandra Agris
Bioinformatics Trainee
Bioengineering (major), Computer Science (minor), Stanford University



Gaurvi Awasthi
Bioinformatics Trainee
Biology and Society (major), Biometry and Statistics (minor), Cornell University



Rhea Desai
Bioinformatics Trainee
Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University



Nooha Kawsar
Bioinformatics Trainee
Molecular Biology, Princeton University



Adam Lalani
Bioinformatics Trainee
Computer Science and Biology, Brown University



Hannah Lee
Bioinformatics Trainee
Computer Science (major), Computational Biology (minor), Duke University



Lauren Malek
Bioinformatics Trainee
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Princeton University



Jacob Mayourian
Bioinformatics Trainee
Computer Science (major), Data Science (minor), Cornell University



Osaiyekemwen Ruth Ogbemudia
Bioinformatics Trainee
Biomedical Engineering (major), Anthropology (minor), Cornell University



Shriya Rangaswamy
Bioinformatics Trainee
Biological Engineering (major), Mathematics (minor), Massachusetts Institute of Technology



Abigail Zaroff
Bioinformatics Trainee
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Duke University



Mason Zhang
Bioinformatics Trainee
Computer Science (major),  Philosophy (minor), Brown University

Alumni