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

Program Director

Sherry Jenkins, MS
Director, Summer Research Training Program in Biomedical Big Data Science
MS in Computer Science
Fairleigh Dickinson University

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


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