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  • Inessa Grinberg (Ph.D. 2005, M.D. 2007) is in a private pediatric practice
    • Thesis: “Genetic analysis of Dandy Walker malformation and the role of Zic1 and Zic4 genes in cerebellar development” Millen Lab
  • Lauren Weiss (Ph.D. 2005) is an Assistant Professor at UCSF
    • Thesis: “A genetic dissection of whole blood serotonin levels” Ober/Cook Labs
  • Alexandra Dumitrescu (Ph.D. 2005, M.D. 2007) is a Fellow in Endocrinology and Metabolism at The University of Chicago
    • Thesis: “Identification of inherited defects of thyroid hormone metabolism” Refetoff Lab
  • Benjamin Voight (Ph.D. 2006) is a Research Scientist at the Broad Institute
    • Thesis: “Approaching human genetics from a population-based paradign” Cox/Pritchard Labs
  • Jacqueline Wittke-Thompson (Ph.D. 2006) is an Assistant Professor at University of St. Francis, Joliet
    • Thesis: “Novel methods and observations for determining the genetic architecture of common diseases” Cox Lab
  • Donald Conrad (Ph.D. 2007) is an Assistant Professor at Washington University, St. Louis
    • Thesis: “Population genetic variation in chromosome structure” Pritchard Lab
  • Sunita Shukla (Ph.D. 2007) is a Scientific Reviewer at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)
    • Thesis: “Determinants of Susceptibility to Chemotherapeutic Agents” Dolan Lab
  • Sridhar Kudaravalli (Ph.D. 2008) is an Executive Director at Kekule Pharmameuticals, India
    • Thesis: “Recent positive selection in the human genome” Pritchard Lab
  • Celine Becquet (Ph.D. 2008) is a Post-doc at UCSF, Wall Lab
    • Thesis: “Population Genetic Approaches to the Study of Speciation” Przeworski Lab
  • Katinka Vigh (Ph.D. 2009) is a CFA Marketing Coordinator at Abcam
    • Thesis: “Dissecting the Complex Genetics of Pollen Allergy” Preuss Lab
  • Megan Roy-Pucklewartz (Ph.D. 2009) is a Post-doc at the University of Chicago, McNally Lab
    • Thesis: “The Inner Nuclear Membrane and Disease” McNally Lab
  • Bruce Howng (Ph.D. 2009) is a Post-doc at UCSF, Fu Lab
    • Thesis: “A phenotype-driven genetics screen identified zinc finger protein 191 (Zfp191) as necessary for central nervous system myelination” Popko Lab
  • Jeff Goodenbour (Ph.D. 2009) is a Post-doc at UCLA, Geschwind Lab
    • Thesis: “Genomic and Functional Analysis of Eukaryotic Transfer RNA” Pan Lab
  • Angela Hancock (Ph.D. 2009) is a Post-doc at the University of Chicago, Bergelson Lab
    • Thesis: “Genetic Adaptations to the Enviroment in Human Populations” DiRienzo Lab
  • Ran Blekhman (Ph.D. 2010) is a Post-doc at the Cornell University, Clark Lab
    • Thesis: “The Evolution of Gene Regulation in Primates” Gilad Lab
  • Adi Alon (Ph.D. 2011) is a Post-doc at the University of Chicago, Przeworski Lab
    • Thesis: “Evolution of recombination rates in primates” Przeworski Lab
  • Jennifer Below (Ph.D. 2011) is a Post-doc in the Nickerson Lab, University of Washington
    • Thesis: “Identification of genetic factors in disease” Cox Lab
  • Amy Stark (Ph.D. 2011) is a Post-doc in the Dolan Lab, The University of Chicago
    • Thesis: “Developing lymphoblastoid cell line models for pharmacogenetic studies of anticancer agents in an African population” Dolan Lab
  • Joseph Pickrell (Ph.D. 2011) is a Post-doc in the Reich Lab, Harvard University
    • Thesis: “Population genetic and regulatory genomic approaches to understanding human variation and adaptation” Pritchard Lab
  • Jessica Chong (Ph.D. 2012) is a Post-doc in the Bamshad Lab, University of Washington
    • Thesis: “Studies of autosomal recessive disease mutations in a founder population”
  • Athma Pai (Ph.D. 2012) is a Post-doc in the Burge Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Thesis: “Understanding genetic and epigenetic regulatory mechanisms underlying gene expression variation”
  • Minal Caliskan (Ph.D. 2013) is a Post-doc in the Ober Lab, University of Chicago
    • Thesis: “Exploring the role of gene-environment interactions in asthma”
  • Amy Hart (Ph.D. 2013) is a Post-doc in the Kranzler Lab, University of Pennsylvania
    • Thesis: “Investigating genetic influences on drug response and psychiatric phenotypes”
  • Ellen Leffler (Ph.D 2013) is a Post-doc in the Przeworski Lab, University of Chicago
    • Thesis: “Insights into natural selection and recombination from patterns of genetic variation”