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Center for Human Genetics & Genomics Center for Human Genetics & Genomics Faculty & Staff

Center for Human Genetics & Genomics Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff at NYU Langone’s Center for Human Genetics and Genomics are leading experts in the field who bring new perspectives, technologies, and tools to the study of human disease.

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Core Faculty

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Aravinda Chakravarti, PhD

Chakravarti Lab
Center Director
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Neuroscience and Physiology
Research interests: molecular basis of human disease, gene regulatory networks, and human population genomics

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Gilad Evrony, MD, PhD

Evrony Lab
Faculty Member
Assistant Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Neuroscience and Physiology
Research interests: genetics of brain development, function, and disease; technology development for neuroscience; and precision medicine

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David B. Beck, MD, PhD

Faculty Member
Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Research interests: mechanisms underlying human genetic diseases, genomic discovery in autoinflammatory diseases, and characterization of disorders of ubiquitylation

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Sumantra Chatterjee, PhD

Chakravarti Lab
Faculty Member
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology
Research interests: developmental neuroscience, gene regulatory networks in human diseases, single cell genomics, and functional characterization of disease mutations

Affiliated Faculty

Steven Abramson, MD

Vice Dean for Education, Faculty and Academic Affairs

Nicolas J. Abreu, MD

Director, Lysosomal Storage Disorders Program and Associate Director, Division Of Neurogenetics, Department Of Neurology

Iannis Aifantis, PhD

Chair, Department of Pathology

Ashira Blazer, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Jef D. Boeke, PhD

Director, Institute for Systems Genetics

Joan F. Cangiarella, MD

Associate Dean for Education, Faculty and Academic Affairs

Anna Cantor, MA, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor, Perlmutter Cancer Center

Arthur L. Caplan, PhD

Director Division of Medical Ethics

Pau Castel, PhD

Interim Member of the Faculty, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

Marina Cerrone, MD

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Rachelle Chambers, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor, Perlmutter Cancer Center

Carolyn Chapman, PhD

Faculty Affiliate, Division of Medical Ethics

Teresa Davoli, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

Orrin Devinsky, MD

Chief of Service, NYU Epilepsy Service

Jasmin Divers, PhD

Director, Division of Health Services Research, NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island

Stefan Feske, MD

Jeffrey Bergstein Professor of Medicine, Department of Pathology

Glenn I. Fishman, MD

Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medicine

Steven L. Galetta, MD

Chair, Department of Neurology

David L. Keefe, MD

The Stanley H. Kaplan Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Tomas Kirchhoff, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Population Health

Hannah L. Klein

Vice Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

Dongwon Lee, PhD

Adjunct Instructor

Catherine S. Manno, MD

Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Matthew T. Maurano, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology

Kathryn J. Moore, PhD

Jean and David Blechman Professor of Cardiology, Department of Medicine

Benjamin G. Neel, MD, PhD

Director, Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Timothy Niewold, MD

Director Colton Center for Autoimmunity

John G. Pappas, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Oded Regev, PhD

Professor of Computer Science, NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Giulietta M. Riboldi, MD

Research Instructor, Department of Neurology

Emmanuel Peprah, PhD

Director of Implementation Science for Global Health, NYU School of Global Public Health

J. Thomas Roland Jr., MD

Chair, Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

Kelly V. Ruggles, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Devorah Segal, MD, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

Meenakshi Sigireddi, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Diane M. Simeone, MD

Director, Pancreatic Cancer Center

Matija Snuderl, MD

Director, Molecular Pathology

Jacqueline Taylor, PhD, RN

Director, Center for Research on People of Color, Columbia University

Jessica E. Treisman, PhD

Coord Developmental Genetics Prog

Andrea B. Troxel, ScD

Professor, Department of Population Health

Kaleb H. Yohay, MD

Director, Neurofibromatosis Program

Hua Zhong, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Population Health

Administration

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Jessica Lorenzo, MPH, Administrator

Ms. Lorenzo has more than 13 years of experience in the research missions of academic medical centers. She previously directed finances for NYU Langone's Institute for Systems Genetics and research administration for the Department of Population Health. She earned an undergraduate degree from Cornell University and an MPH with a concentration in community health from NYU.

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Jessica DiMaio, MHA, Administrative Coordinator

Ms. DiMaio has more than five years of experience as a healthcare administrator. She earned an undergraduate degree from Towson University and a master of health administration from Hofstra University.

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Veronika Worosz, Administrative Assistant

Ms. Worosz is the newest member of the administrative team. She has more than six years of experience managing the daily business operations of complex companies. She earned an undergraduate degree from the City University of New York—College of Staten Island.

Scientific Staff

Hanna Berk-Rauch—Chakravarti Lab
Lab Manager
hanna.berk-rauch@nyulangone.org

Daniela Ospina Cardona—Beck Lab
Research Technician
daniela.ospinacardona@nyulangone.org

Monica Erazo—Chakravarti Lab
Senior Research Coordinator
monica.erazo@nyulangone.org

Lauren Fries—Chakravarti Lab
Associate Research Technician
lauren.fries@nyulangone.org

Nan Hu—Chakravarti Lab
Assistant Research Scientist
nan.hu@nyulangone.org

Zachary Murphy—Evrony Lab
Associate Research Technician
zachary.murphy@nyulangone.org

Tina Troung—Evrony Lab
Senior Research Coordinator
tina.truong@nyulangone.org

Luke Zhu—Chakravarti Lab
Associate Bioinformatics Programmer
luke.zhu@nyulangone.org

Postdoctoral Fellows

Ryan Fine, PhD—Chakravarti Lab
ryan.fine@nyulangone.org

Marta Gronska-Peski, PhD—Evrony Lab
marta.gronska-peski@nyulangone.org

Dinesh Kumar, PhD—Beck Lab
dinesh.kumar@nyulangone.org

Teesta Naskar, PhD—Chakravarti Lab, Schuman Lab, and Wollstein Lab
teesta.naskar@nyulangone.org

Or Yaacov, PhD—Chakravarti Lab
or.yaacov@nyulangone.org

Graduate Students

Toby Aicher—Evrony Lab
toby.aicher@nyulangone.org

Hilda Rebecca Chubaryov—Chakravarti Lab
hilda.chubaryov@nyulangone.org

Mingzhou Fu—Chakravarti Lab
mingzhou.fu@nyulangone.org

Caitlin Loh—Evrony Lab
caitlin.loh@nyulangone.org

Adam Schwing—Evrony Lab
adam.schwing@nyulangone.org

Stephanie Tuminello—Chakravarti Lab
stephanie.tuminello@nyulangone.org

Undergraduates and Other Trainees

Sarath Kareti—Chakravarti Lab
Student Intern
sarath.kareti@nyulangone.org