Bioinformatics Program

Current Students

 AHMAD Alimadadi (MSBS)
Thesis advisor: Dr. Bina Joe 
Education: PhD in Agronomy from University of Tehran, Iran 
Research interestsMachine learning In genomics research and healthcare, NGS data analysis, precision medicine
Project: Application of bioinformatics and machine learning approaches in cardiovascular medicine 

Ahmad

 
 Sachin Aryal (MSBS)

Thesis advisor: TBD
Education: BSc in Microbiology, St. Xavier’s College, Tribhuvan University, Nepal and a BS in Biology, Southeast Missouri State University
Research Interests: Microbiology and genomics research using bioinformatics tools.
Contact: sachin.aryal@rockets.utoledo.edu

 Aryal

 
GARRETH CLINE (BS-MSBS PIPELINE)

Thesis advisor: TBD
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Contact: garreth.cline@rockets.utoledo.edu

 

 
MELISSA CURTIS (BS-MSBS PIPELINE)

Thesis advisor: TBD
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Contact: melissa.curtis@rockets.utoledo.edu

 

 
JOHN DILLON (MSBS)

Thesis advisor: Dr. Heather Conti
Education: B.S. in Biology and a minor in chemistry, University of Toledo
Research Interests: Immunology and genomics research
Contact: john.dillon@rockets.utoledo.edu

Dillon 

 
JOYEETA DUTTA (MSBS)

Thesis advisor: Dr. Sadik Khuder
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Contact: joyeeta.dutta@rockets.utoledo.edu

 

 
HUNTER EBY (MSBS)

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Contact: hunter.eby@rockets.utoledo.edu

 Eby

 
Kathryn Helminiak (BS - MSBS Pipeline)

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Contact: kathryn.helminiak@rockets.utoledo.edu

 

 
Ali Imami (MSBS) 

Thesis advisor: TBD
Education: MB BS, Nishtar Medical College, University of Health Sciences (Lahore)
Research Interests: Machine learning to develop targeted tools for early diagnosis of psychiatric disorders, particularly schizophrenia and mania.
Contact: ali.imami@rockets.utoledo.edu

 Imami

 
ALEXANDRA KRUZEL (BS-MSBS PIPELINE)

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Contact: alexandra.kruzel@rockets.utoledo.edu

 

 
Ishan Manandhar (MSBS) 

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Contact: ishan.manandhar@rockets.utoledo.edu

Manandhar 

 
Alexander McCartney (MSBS)

Thesis advisor: Dr. Jason Huntley
Education: Bachelor's in Medical and Agricultural Biotechnology from University of Kentucky
Research Interests: The degradation of HAB toxins using environmental bacteria and the characterization of this degradation pathway
Contact: alexander.mccartney@rockets.utoledo.edu

 Alex

 
Bhuwan Rai (MSBS)
Thesis advisor: Dr. Sadik Khuder
Education: MS in Medical Microbiology
Kantipur College of Medical Science, Nepal

Bhuwan

 
Elizabeth Shedroff  (MS - MSBS Pipeline)

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Education: BS in Biology from the University of Toledo
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Contact: elizabeth.shedroff@rockets.utoledo.edu

 Shedroff

 
Leah Stevenson (MS - MSBS Pipeline)

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Contact: leah.stevenson@rockets.utoledo.edu

 

 
Jessica Tschantz (MS - MSBS Pipeline)

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Contact: jessica.tschantz@rockets.utoledo.edu

 

 
Kaitlyn Zigulis (MSBS)

Thesis advisor: Dr. Randall Worth
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Contact: kaitlyn.zigulis@rockets.utoledo.edu

 

 
AMMAR ELJACK (MSBS)

Thesis advisor: Dr. Sadik Khuder
Education: MD from University of Khartoum School of Medicine. Certificate in research methods and ethics from University of Maryland and AlNeelain University in Sudan. 
Currently, I'm an Internal Medicine resident at Beaumont Hospital (MI) and I am planning to peruse a fellowship in the Cardiology field. 
Project: "Potential genetic biomarkers for dilated cardiomyopathy using bioinformatics tools"
Contact:
ammar.eljack@rockets.utoledo.edu

Eljack

 
SCOTT MIRUZZI (MSBS)

Thesis advisor: Dr. Robert McCullumsmith
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Contact: scott.miruzzi@rockets.utoledo.edu

 

 


Last Updated: 9/12/19