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Current Lab Members

Seth Ament

Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Faculty Member, Institute for Genome Sciences and Maryland Psychiatric Research Center   I study the genetic causes and biological…

Marcia Cortes

Laboratory Research Manager

M.S. in Biological Sciences, Universidad de Chile

Brian Herb

Bioinformatics Software Engineer

Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Naushaba Hasin

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. in Biology, National University of Ireland, Maynooth

Rediet Oshone

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. in Genetics, University of New Hampshire

Elizabeth Humphries

Graduate Student

Program in Molecular Epidemiology

Alex Casella

Graduate Student

Graduate Student Molecular Medicine / Physician Scientist Training Program

Gurmannat Kalra

Graduate Student

Program in Molecular Medicine

Wissam Saleh

Masters Student

Program in Human Genetics

Sonia Malaiya

Masters Student

Program in Human Genetics

Lab Affiliates

Carlo Colantuoni. Bioinformatics Software Engineer (part-time), Institute for Genome Sciences, and Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Josh Chenoweth. Visiting Assistant Professor, Institute for Genome Sciences and Department of Psychiatry

Lab Alumni

Naushaba Hasin, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017-2020; Current: Scientist at MilliporeSigma

Rediet Oshone, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017-2021, Current: Scientist, Colossal Biosciences

Elizabeth Humphries, PhD in Molecular Epidemiology, 2017-2021; Current: Postdoctoral Fellow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Gurmannat Kalra, PhD in Molecular Medicine, Current: Computational Biologist, GlaxoSmithKline

Wissam Saleh, MS in Human Genetics, 2017-2020; Current: Lecturer in Palestine

Sonia Malaya, MS in Human Genetics, 2017-2019; Research Fellow 2019-2022; Current: UMB PhD Program in Neuroscience

Fahimeh Mirakhori, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2018-2019, Current: Stem Cell Engineering Scientist, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Christopher Bain, Undergraduate Intern (UMBC, Meyerhoff), 2020-2021

Shelvonne Burton, Undergraduate Intern (UMBC, Meyerhoff), 2020-2021

Samaneh Ali, Undergraduate Intern (UMBC, Meyerhoff, U-RISE), 2020-2022; Current: Technician, Ament Lab

Parth Bhatia, MS in Human Genetics, 2020-2022; Current: Research Fellow, Mass General Hospital / Harvard Medical School

Jayme Choe, MS in Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2021-2022; Current: Clinical Psychology PhD Program, Long Island University

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