Graduate Fellow, David Rockefeller Graduate Program
B.A. Physics, Lewis & Clark College, 2017
Irene is interested in applying her background in cellular biophysics and microscopy to questions of chromatin structure. She is currently using ATAC-seq and fluorescence microscopy to study the chromatin landscape of cancer cells that have exited the cell cycle.
Research Assistant, The Rockefeller University
B.A. Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University, 2019
Nicole is interested in modeling and data analysis, especially within the realm of chromatin dynamics. She helps streamline lab software for data processing and analysis and is working on a worm-like chain model of DNA to simulate local chromatin geometries.
Research Specialist, The Rockefeller University
B.S. Forensic Science & Biochemistry, University of New Haven, 2015
M.S. Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University, 2016
Andrew is the lab manager for the Risca Lab. His previous lab focused on Mitochondrial biology and pathology, aging, and metabolism. He is excited to begin anew in the exciting field of chromatin structure and biology!
Desk: Flexner FA26
Graduate Fellow, David Rockefeller Graduate Program (Rotation)
B.S. Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Toronto, 2019
Joanna has done metabolism research during her undergrad but is interested in exploring new fields during her rotation. She is new to the field of chromatin biology and will be working on optimizing a ChIP-seq protocol for the lab.
Graduate Fellow, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program (Rotation, Summer 2019)
B.S. Chemical Engineering & Computer Science, MIT, 2017
Current position: Graduate Fellow, Pe'er Lab, Sloan Kettering Institute
SURF Student (Summer 2019), The Rockefeller University
Current position: Senior at UNC
Graduate Fellow, David Rockefeller Graduate Program (Rotation, Spring 2019)
B.S. Biological Sciences, Arizona State University, 2018
Current position: Graduate Fellow, Zhao Lab, The Rockefeller University