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Christy Strong - Postdoctoral Fellow or Clinician
christy.strong@unlv.edu
Office: WHI 119a Phone: (702)895-1271
Bio:
Christy is now a faculty member in the School of Life Sciences at UNLV
Projects:
HIVToolbox, GoMAP, HIV eradication with TALENs
Collaborative Papers:
Strong CL , Guerra HP , Mathew KR, Roy N, Simpson LR, and Schiller MR . (2015). Damaging the Integrated HIV Proviral DNA with TALENs. PLOS ONE, 10, e0125652. PMID: 25946221; Lyon K, Strong CL, Schooler S, Young R, Roy N, Ozar B, Bachmeier M, Rajasekaran S, Schiller M,. (2015). Natural variability of minimotifs in 1,092 people indicates that minimotifs are targets of evolution. Nucleic Acids Res., pii, gkv580. PMID: 26068475; Sargeant DP, Hedden MW, Deverasetty S, Strong CL, Alaniz IJ, Bartlett AB, Brandon NR, Brooks SB, Brown FA, Bufi F, Charkarova M, David RP, Dobritch KM, Guerra HP, Levit KS, Mathew KR, Matti R, Maza DQ, Mistry S, Novakovic N, Pomerantz A, Rafalski T, Rathna. (2014). The Geogenomic Mutational Atlas of Pathogens (GoMAP) Web System. PLoS ONE, 9, e92877. PMID: 24675726; Sargeant DP, Deverasetty S, Strong CL, Alaniz IJ, Bartlett A, Brandon NR, Brooks SB, Brown FA, Bufi F, Charkarova M, David RP, Dobritch KM, Guerra HP, Hedden MP, et al.. (2014). The HIVToobox 2 web system integrates sequence, structure, function and mutation analysis. PLoS One, 9, e98810. PMID: 24886930; Mi T, Merlin JC, Deverasetty S, Gryk MR, Bill TJ, Brooks AW, Lee LY, Rathnayake V, Ross CA, Sargeant DP, Strong CL, Watts P, Rajasekaran S, Schiller MR. (2012). Minimotif Miner 3.0: database expansion and significantly improved reduction of false-positive predictions from consensus sequences.. Nucleic Acids Res., 40 (Database issue), D252-60. PMID: 22146221;
Jay Vyas - Collaborator
jayunit100(at)gmail.com
Bio:
Professional Experience: 2012-present Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat; 2011-2012 Java/Hadoop Data Engineer at Peerindex; 2006-2011 Open-Source Bioinformatics Java Developer & Researcher at UConn Health Center; Previously Java EE Hibernate developer for medical informatics applications at CHR; Education: University of Connecticut Health Center - Ph.D. in Bioinformatics; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - M.S. in Computer Science; University of Arizona - B.S;
Projects:
Minimotif Miner; HIVtoolbox; Venn; JBOG; JImpactFactor;
Collaborative Papers:
Kadaveru et al., 2008; Rajasekaran et al., 2009; Vyas et al., 2009a; Vyas et al., 2009b; Vyas et al., 2010; Rajasekaran et al., 2010a; Rajasekaran et al., 2010b; Gradie et al., 2011; Sargent et al., 2011; Fenwick et al., 2012;
Omo Igbinedion - Graduate Student
omo_kind@yahoo.com
Sandeep Deverasetty - Software Developer
Office: WHI 118
Projects:
HIVtoolbox
Steven Brooks - Undergraduate Experimentalist
Bio:
Annotations for C-terminome web-application, and wet-lab experiments
Horacio Guerra - Undergraduate Experimentalist
guerrahv@yahoo.com
Bio:
Horacia received undergraduate fellowships from the NIH StepUp program, NIH Nevada INBRE, NSF EPSCOR program to support his work in the SchillerLAB. His work also led to a patent application for eradication of HIV with TALENs. He coauthored three papers while in the lab; and is first author on one paper. Horacio moved on to graduate school and UCSD (August, 2015)
Projects:
HIVToolbox, GoMAP, Erradication of HIV with TALENs
Collaborative Papers:
Strong CL , Guerra HP , Mathew KR, Roy N, Simpson LR, and Schiller MR . (2015). Damaging the Integrated HIV Proviral DNA with TALENs. PLOS ONE, 10, e0125652. PMID: 25946221 Sargeant DP, Hedden MW, Deverasetty S, Strong CL, Alaniz IJ, Bartlett AB, Brandon NR, Brooks SB, Brown FA, Bufi F, Charkarova M, David RP, Dobritch KM, Guerra HP, Levit KS, Mathew KR, Matti R, Maza DQ, Mistry S, Novakovic N, Pomerantz A, Rafalski T, Rathna. (2014). The Geogenomic Mutational Atlas of Pathogens (GoMAP) Web System. PLoS ONE, 9, e92877. PMID: 24675726 Sargeant DP, Deverasetty S, Strong CL, Alaniz IJ, Bartlett A, Brandon NR, Brooks SB, Brown FA, Bufi F, Charkarova M, David RP, Dobritch KM, Guerra HP, Hedden MP, et al.. (2014). The HIVToobox 2 web system integrates sequence, structure, function and mutation analysis. PLoS One, 9, e98810. PMID: 24886930
David Sargeant - Contractor
chorpler@gmail.com
Office: WHI 118
Collaborative Papers:
Mi T, Merlin JC, Deverasetty S, Gryk MR, Bill TJ, Brooks AW, Lee LY, Rathnayake V, Ross CA, Sargeant DP, Strong CL, Watts P, Rajasekaran S, Schiller MR. (2012). Minimotif Miner 3.0: database expansion and significantly improved reduction of false-positive predictions from consensus sequences.. Nucleic Acids Res., 40 (Database issue), D252-60. PMID: 22146221 Sargeant D, Deverasetty S, Luo Y, Baleta AV, Zobrist S, Rathnayake V, Russo JC, Vyas J, Muesing MA, and Schiller MR. (2011). HIVToolbox, an integrated web application for investigating HIV. PLoS One, 6, e20122. PMID: 21647445 Jay Vyas, Ronald J.Nowling, Thomas Meusberger, David Sargeant, Krishna Kadaveru. Michael R. Gryk, Vamsi Kundeti Sanguthevar Rajasekaran and Martin R. Schiller. (2010). MimoSA: a system for minimotif annotation. BMC Bioinformatics, 11, 328. PMID: 19656955
Rma Kumra - Lab Manager
kumrar.unlv.nevada.edu
Office: WHI 118
Angel Villahoz-Baleta - Software Developer
Projects:
HIVtoolbox -software developer
Collaborative Papers:
Sargeant et al., 2011
Saragrace Trimidal - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Viraj Rathnayake - Undergraduate Experimentalist
rathnay3@unlv.nevada.edu
Office: WHI 119
Projects:
HIVtoolbox
Roxanne David - Undergraduate Experimentalist
davidr9@unlv.nevada.edu
Office: WHI118
Nemanja Novakovic - Undergraduate Experimentalist
novakovicn3@gmail.com
Bio:
Annotations for C-terminome web-application, and wet-lab experiments
Stephanie Zobrist - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Bio:
Stephanie is an Art major and has created some software Icons and the artwork on the HIVToolbox website
Projects:
HIVtoolbox artwork for icons and websites
Collaborative Papers:
Sargeant et al., 2011
Alex Navarro-Harrison - Summer Student
navarr97@unlv.nevada.edu
Office: WHI119
Jaqueline Russo - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Projects:
HIVtoolbox
Collaborative Papers:
manuscript submitted
Dorothea Maza - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Projects:
HIVtoolbox
Mark Muesing - Collaborator
Projects:
Marks lab helped to identify CK2 phosphorylation sites for our HIVtoolbox paper.
Collaborative Papers:
Manuscript submitted
Sean Tuggle - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
tuggles@unlv.nevada.edu
Sabyasachy (Babu) Mistry - Collaborator
mistrys3@unlv.nevada.edu
Office: WHI 118
Bio:
Mistry is a collaborator in Ernesto Abel Santos's laboratory. He is working on the synthesis of HIV ARVs.
Michael Hedden - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Office: WHI 118
Bio:
C-terminome: Web-application developer
Projects:
GoMAP, Minimotif Miner, C-terminome
Derick Brown - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
derickbrowny@yahoo.com
Office: WHI 118
Nick Brandon - Undergraduate Experimentalist
nick.brandon@hotmail.com
Office: WHI 118
Sabrina Falcon - Undergraduate Experimentalist
falcos2@unlv.nevada.edu
Office: WHI 118
Bio:
Sabrina is an undergraduate Chemistry major that has been working with Dr. Schiller since the Summer of 2016. She is a curious individual that loves science and all of its marvelous capabilities.
Izua Alaniz - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
alanizl@unlv.nevada.edu
Office: WHI 118
Ray Matti - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Ray_matti112@hotmail.com
Office: WHI 118
Sarah Songao - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
songaos@yahoo.com
Office: WHI 118
Sandy Yousif - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Sandyyousif@hotmail.com
Office: WHI 118
Karlyn Dobritch - Undergraduate Experimentalist
karlyn.dobritch@gmail.com
Office: WHI 118
Austin Pomerantz - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
pmtz1021@gmail.com
Office: WHI118
Flaviona Bufi - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
bufif@unlv.nevada.edu
Office: WHI 118
Bio:
C-terminome: Wet-lab experiments GoMAP & HIV Too lBox 2: Annotations
Alexandria Bartlett - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
bartlet3@unlv.nevada.edu
Office: WHI 118
Kiran Mathew - Undergraduate Experimentalist
Kelvy Levit - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Josue Portillo - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Monika Chakarova - Undergraduate Bioinformatician
Tim Rafalski - Undergraduate Bioinformatician