Current Members


Julia Salzman

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

 
  julia.salzman [@] stanford.edu

julia.salzman [@] stanford.edu

 

Steven Barrett

Graduate Student in Biochemistry

NSF Predoctoral Fellow

 
  sbarret1 [@] stanford.edu

sbarret1 [@] stanford.edu

I am currently working on figuring out how circular RNAs are produced and regulated. 
Favorite activity outside of the lab: Singing in the shower
Favorite Circular RNA: S. pombe mrps16
 


Rob Bierman

Graduate Student in Biochemistry

 
  rbierman [@] stanford.edu

rbierman [@] stanford.edu


I'm currently working on unanotated splice site identification from RNA-Seq data
My favorite activity outside of the lab is indoor rock wall climbing
My favorite circular RNA is Sry
 


Roozbeh Dehghannasiri

Postdoc

 rdehghan [@] stanford.edu

rdehghan [@] stanford.edu

I'm currently working on gene fusion identification and splice site degeneracy.
My favorite activity outside of lab is surfing
My favorite circular RNA is ASINC1

 

Caroline
Horn

LSRP

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I am currently working on RNA-seq technology development

My favorite circRNA is HIPK3

My favorite activity outside of lab is practicing Spanish subjunctive tenses while biking through Stanford


Peter Wang

Senior Scientist

 peter.wang [@] stanford.edu

peter.wang [@] stanford.edu

I am currently working on cancer fusion discovery and validation
Favorite activity outside food and cooking
Favorite circular RNA CDR1as

 

Ammar Zaghlool

Postdoc

 amrzag [@] stanford.edu

amrzag [@] stanford.edu

I am currently working on exploring the function and mechanism of action of CDRas1 in the nervous system using high throughput genome wide screens.
My favorite activity outside lab is playing squash
Favorite circular RNA is CDR1as

 

Julia Olivieri

Spring 2018 Rotation Student

 
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I am working on information compression methods for sequencing
My favorite activity outside lab is reading
My favorite circular RNA is Sry

 

Prachi Shah

Computational Researcher

 prachi [@] stanford.edu

prachi [@] stanford.edu

I am currently working on gene fusion detection algorithms
My favorite activity outside lab is hiking
Favorite circular RNA is Sry


Previous Members


Gillian Hsieh

Medical Research Fellow in Obstetrics & Gynecology

 
  glhsieh [@] stanford.edu

glhsieh [@] stanford.edu

 

Meritxell Jodar

Visiting Scholar

 
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I am a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Barcelona, Spain, but visiting the Salzman laboratory!


Linda Szabo

Graduate Student in Biomedical Informatics

 
  lindaszabo [@] stanford.edu

lindaszabo [@] stanford.edu

I am currently working on developing novel algorithms for genome-wide de novo detection of RNA from RNA-Seq data in the Lab.
Favorite activity outside of the lab: rock climbing
Favorite Circular RNA: They are all pretty amazing, but if I had to pick just one it would be NCX1 


Jonathan Howard

Post-Doctoral Scholar

 
  howardjm [@] stanford.edu

howardjm [@] stanford.edu


I’m currently working on elucidating the cis-elements regulating circular RNA biogenesis and stability in the Lab
Favorite activity outside of the lab: Abalone Diving
Favorite Circular RNA: circNCX1
 


Heyun Li

Summer 2017 Undergraduate Researcher

 
 liheyun [@] stanford.edu

liheyun [@] stanford.edu

I'm an undergraduate student from Peking University and visited Julia's lab in the summer of 2017! My favorite activity outside of lab is hiking/bird watching, and my favorite circular RNA is CDR1as.


Previous Rotation Students


Elisabeth Meyer

Fall 2017 Rotation Student

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I am working on sequencer hacking
My favorite activity outside of lab is long walks on the beach
My favorite circular RNA is SRY


Kevin Shih

Winter 2018 Rotation Student

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I am currently working on DNA linkage methods development
My favorite activity outside lab is relaxing with friends
Favorite circular RNA is HIPK3


Administration


Cynthia Nogoy 

Administrative Associate

 
 cnogoy [@] stanford.edu

cnogoy [@] stanford.edu