Lab Personnel

jason-c4 A.P. Jason de Koning, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Computational genomics, molecular evolution, Bayesian statistics, scalable algorithms
CL-2012-x123 Heidi Rubba
Assistant to Dr. de Koning
Current Lab
 Arnab Arnab Saha-Mandal, M.Sc. (Bioinformatics, U Toledo)
Ph.D. Student (BMB Bioinformatics; 2013-)
CIHR Training Program Doctoral Fellowship recipient (2013-2015)
Deep learning and genomic data fusion for personal medical genomics
Ivan Ivan Kryukov, Hon. B.H.Sc. (Bioinformatics, U of Calgary)
Ph.D. Student (BMB Bioinformatics; 2014-); Undergraduate researcher (2013-2014)
Alberta Innovates AITF Doctoral Scholarship recipient (2014-2018)
Population genetics of molecular evolution
Aaron-2 Aaron Mathankeri, Hon. B.Sc. (Physics, UBC)
M.Sc. Student (BMB Bioinformatics; 2014-); Mathematician (2013-2014)
CIHR Training Program Graduate Fellowship recipient (2014-)
Modelling in cancer genomics
Nathan-2 Nathan Bryans, Hon. B.Sc. (Bioinformatics, UWO)
M.Sc. Student (BMB Bioinformatics; 2015-)
NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship recipient (2015-)
Modelling convergent molecular evolution
CL-2012-x123 John Hall, B.H.Sc. program (Bioinformatics)
Honours thesis student (2014-2015); Summer student (2015)
Ancestral human population genomics and reference genomes
Bianca Bianca De Sanctis, Hon. B.Sc. (Mathematics, U of Calgary)
Mathematician (2015-)
NSERC Undergraduate Summer Research Award (2015)
Human and theoretical population genetics; evolution of protein structure
Nathan-Summer2013-x91 Nathan Escandor, B.H.Sc. program (Bioinformatics)
Undergraduate researcher (2013-)
OCSS Summer Fellow
Cancer evolution and genomics
Nathan-Summer2013-x91 Patrick Czeczko, B.H.Sc. program (Bioinformatics)
Summer student (2015) co-supervised by Dr. Steve Greenway
Genomics of cell-free DNA; viral metagenomics
Former Lab Members
 Chenzhe Chenzhe Qian, B.Sc. (Comp. Sci. and Biology, U of Calgary)
Bioinformatics specialist and HPC programmer (2013-2015)
Now: Graduate student, Columbia University, M.Sc. Machine Learning
Shams-2 Shamsuddin (Shams) Bhuiyan, B.H.Sc. (Bioinformatics, U of Calgary)
Undergraduate bioinformagician (2013-2014)
Honours thesis, "Human Disease-Causing Variants in Non-Human Genomes" (2014)
Now: Graduate student, University of British Columbia, M.Sc. Bioinformatics (Pavlidis lab)
VM-2013-x123 Vyacheslav Morozov, M.Sc. (Bioinformatics, UOttawa)
Computational technician (Spring 2013)