Members of the Salzman Lab


 
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Julia Salzman

Assistant professor of biochemistry
Favorite activity outside of lab is hiking
Don't make me choose a favorite circle!

 

Post docs


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Ammar Zaghlool

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

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Roozbeh Dehghannasiri

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


Graduate Students


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Rob Bierman


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

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Julia Olivieri

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

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Elisabeth Meyer

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


Research Scientists


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Peter Wang

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

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Caroline
Horn

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

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Gucci Gu Urban

I'm developing new molecular tools, including tools related to RNA seq data.

My favorite activity outside of lab is working out.

My favorite circular RNA is Sry.

 

Previous Members


Ilene Cartright

Fall 2018 Rotation Student

 
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I am using KNIFE with single cell data sets, and modifying KNIFE to be able to handle the single cell data sets developed by the Quake lab.

My favorite activity outside of lab is scuba diving.


Tara Ahsan

Summer 2018 Visiting Scholar

 
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I am looking at the genomic context of circles across simple eukaryotes. I'm a high school student from Sequoia. I enjoy playing tennis, baking and hanging out with friends. Favorite circular RNA is Sry.


Prachi Shah

Research Scientist

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


Nikhita Damaraju

2018 Summer Student

 
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I am looking at circRNA expression regulation across simple single celled eukaryotes.
My favorite activity outside lab is playing Violin
Favorite circular RNA is cxdA. More here!


Steven Barrett

Graduate Student in Biochemistry

 
 sbarrett1 [@] stanford.edu

sbarrett1 [@] 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


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


Iā€™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



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