Initiative One – 2023

Samuel Presman

Samuel Presman

Undergraduate Researcher, Stonybrook, SURP Student
Mentors: Catalina Alvarez
PIs: Todd Stukenberg, Kevin Janes
Samuel Presman

A new pipeline obtains quantitative data more efficiently


Leanne Mahraj

Leanne Mahraj

Undergraduate Researcher, UVa SRIP Student

PIs: Jason Papin
Leanne Mahraj

The Metabolic Effects of KRAS Mutation in Colorectal Cancer

RIPTiDe integrates transcriptomic data with a model to reveal metabolic differences between wildtype and mutated KRAS samples.


Mariah Snelson

Mariah Snelson

Undergraduate Researcher, Johns Hopkins
Mentors: Sarah Buchanan, Micelle Barbeau
PIs: Matthew Lazzara
Mariah Snelson

Chemo-induced Senescence in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Data collection techniques and image analysis for the study of glioblastoma multiforme and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma progression.


Initiative One – 2024

Joseph Guillen

Joseph Guillen

Undergraduate Researcher, Bucknell, REU student
Mentors: Sarah Groves, Catalina Alverez
PIs: Kevin Janes


Seth Boehringer

Seth Boehringer

Undergraduate Researcher, Virginia Tech, REU student

PIs: Matt Lazzara


Bryan Rangel Valle

Bryan Rangel Valle

Undergraduate Researcher, REU student

PIs: Matt Lazzara


Riko Mukoyama

Riko Mukoyama

Undergraduate Researcher, Smith College, REU student

PIs: Kristen Naegle


Iylan Howson

Iylan Howson

Undergraduate Researcher, NC A&T State University, REU student

PIs: Sepideh Dolatshahi


Initiative Three – 2023

Sarah Groves

Sarah Groves

Postdoctoral fellow in Biomedical Engineering

Video Tutorial Series for Clinicians and Clinical Scientists

Sarah Groves is developing the first of three videos designed to introduce clinicians to systems concepts and approaches.

  • Started July 1
  • Multiple meetings with Todd Stukenberg to brainstorm and outline first video
  • Met with BJ Purrow (MD/PhD Project 3) to discuss challenges/goals of working with MDs
  • Established collaborations with Cimona Hinton to provide feedback for each of the stages of the video

Initiative Three – 2024

Initiative Two – 2023

Cimona Hinton

Cimona Hinton

Faculty, Clark Atlanta University

PIs: Kevin Janes, Lixin Wang

Our first scholar-in-residence collaborator

Our first scholar-in-residence collaborator, Cimona Hinton, PhD is featured in this UVa School of Medicine article.


Initiative Two – 2024

Lecia Robinson, PhD

Lecia Robinson, PhD

Assistant Professor, Tuskegee University

PIs: David Kashatus

Our second scholar-in-residence collaborator

Lecia Robinson PhD, will be working in the Kashatus Project 2 Lab.