Staff

Principle Investigator

Jonathan J. Keats, Ph.D.

  • Director of Bioinformatics, TGen
  • Assistant Professor, Integrated Cancer Genomic Division, TGen
  • Scientific Director, Judy and Bernard Briskin Center for Multiple Myeloma Research, City of Hope
  • Visiting Faculty, City of Hope

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Oncology), University of Alberta, 2005
  • Bachelors of Science (Genetics), University of Alberta, 1998

Post Doctoral Fellow

Sheri Skerget, Ph.D.

  • Arizona State University 2013

Open Positions

  • Post Doctoral Fellow
  • Clinical Fellow
  • Graduate Student

Computational Scientist

Christiophe Legendre, Ph.D.

Computational Scientist

Sara Nasser, Ph.D.

Associate Bioinformatician

Austin Christofferson, BS

Research Associate

Bryce Turner

Helios Intern

Qihan "Jody" Zhu

Helios Intern

Andrew Jarman

Helios Intern

Rohit Nandakumar

Helios Intern


Previous Lab Members:

  • Trainees:
    • Nick Banovich, PhD (Senior Post-Doctoral Fellow - Assistant Professor, TGen)
    • Venkata "Teja" Yellapantula (Arizona State University)(PhD Mentor, currently at Memorial Sloan Kettering)
  • Employees:
    • Ryan Richholt (Associate Bioinformatician 2017-2019, currently at Ashion Analytics)
    • Jessica Aldrich (Senior Bioinformatician 2014-2019, currently at Ashion Analytics)
    • Daniel Penaherrera (Assistant Bioinformatician 2017-2019 - currently a graduate student at ...)
    • Martin Boateng (RAII 2015-2019, currently at Caris)
    • Megan Russell (Associate Bioinformatician 2014-2017, currently at Phoenix Childrens Hospital)
    • Brooks Benard (RAI 2016-2017, Helios and Academic Year Intern 2014-2016 - currently a Graduate Student at Stanford University)
    • Chase Miller (Post Bachelor - Texas A&M)
    • Kristi Stephenson (The First Ever Lab Member)(RAIII 2011-2015, currently at Agilent Technologies)
    • David Edwards (RAI 2011-2012, currently a graduate student at OSHU)
  • Summer Students:
    • Megan Kaiser (Helios Internship 2018)
    • Komal Agrawal (Helios Internship 2018)
    • Zachary Dillabough (Helios Internship 2018)
    • Austin Gutierrez (Helios Internship 2017)
    • Charity Bhebhe (Helios Internship 2017)
    • Julia Boese (Helios Internship 2017)
    • Rachel Zoneraich (Helios Internship 2017 - Current Undergrad @ UPENN)
    • Madison Klug (Arizona State University)
    • Daphne Guo (Helios Internship 2016, currently a junior at Harvey Mudd)
    • Samantha Burke (Helios Internship 2016, currently a junior at Arizona State University)
    • Sophie Ax (Helios Internship 2016, currently a junior at Phoenix Country Day School)
    • Skylar Murdaugh (University of Arizona)(Helios Internship 2105)
    • Taylor Norman (Helios Internship 2014, most recently at Arizona State University)
    • Swaroon Sridhar (Arizona State University) (Helios Internship 2014)
    • Aaron Smith (Cornell University)(Helios Internship 2013, in medical school at University of Chicago)
    • Kimberly Babos (Arizona State University)(Helios Internships 2011 & 2012, currently a graduate student at USC)
    • Wen Yu "Amy" Wong (Helios Internship 2012, currently a senior at Ohio Wesleyan University)
    • Jessica Albanese (Helios Internship 2012, currently in Medical School at the University of Nevada)
    • Melissa Neary (Helios Internsips 2008 & 2010, Summer Student 2011 currently a senior at Brigham Young University)