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Center Full Faculty Members

Desmond Lun

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Acting Director, CCIB
Associate Professor, Computer Science
Synthetic biology, systems biology, biological signal processing, network science

Nir Yakoby

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August 2, 2012 / Nir Yakoby in his Rutgers Camden laboratory / Photo by Bob Laramie

Program Director, CCIB
Associate Professor, Biology 
Developmental Genetics

Jean-Camille Birget

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Rutgers

Professor, Computer Science
Mathematical modeling in biology, cryptography, algorithms, complexity of problems in algebra.

Nawaf Bou-Rabee

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Assistant Professor, Mathematics 
Stochastic Differential Equations, Coarse-Graining, Computational Statistical and Geometric Mechanics

Grace Brannigan

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Assistant Professor, Physics 
Synaptic proteins, protein structure prediction, genetic polymorphisms, signal transduction, pharmacology, free energy methods

 

Daniel Bubb

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Professor and Department Chair, Physics and Chemistry
Laser materials interactions and laser processing, self-organized criticality

John Dighton

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Professor, Biology
Director, Rutgers Pinelands Field Station
Understanding of nutrient cycling process at different levels of scale in forest soils and, in particular, the role of fungi in these processes 

Jinglin Fu

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Jinglin Fu

Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Research focused on Bionanotechnology, Biocatalysis and Spatially Interactive Biomolecular Networks

Siqi Fu

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Siqi Fu

 Professor, Mathematics

Rajiv Gandhi

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rajivgandhiAssistant Professor, Computer Science
Approximation algorithms, randomized algorithms, computational geometry

Angélica L. González

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Assistant Professor, Biology                        Ecological networks, energy and nutrient transfer within and across ecosystems, ecological stoichiometry, urbanization effects on food webs and ecosystem processes, global change.

Andrey Grigoriev

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andreyGrigoriev

Professor, Biology
Genome organization, evolution and manifestation; cancer

Dawei Hong

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DaweiHongAssociate Professor 
Applied probability, modeling and scaling in biology

Howard Jacobowitz

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Professor, Mathematics

Involutive Structures, Several Complex Variables, Differential Geometry and Partial Differential Equations.

Eric Klein

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Eric KleinAssistant Professor, Biology
Bacterial pathogenesis and microbial adhesion

Simeon Kotchoni

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Assistant Professor, Biology 
Plant physiology, abiotic and biotic stress plant biology, plant molecular biology, applied phytochemistry, quantitative proteomics

Debashis Kushary

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Associate Professor, Mathematics

Luca Larini

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Luca Larini

Assistant Professor, Physics

Kwangwon Lee

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Associate Professor, Biology 
Circadian clock/light regulation, fungal genetics, fungal ecology, systems biology

Joseph V. Martin

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Associate Dean for Science, Mathematics, Technology, and Health Sciences
Professor, Biology 
Hormone actions at neurotransmitter receptors, electroencephalographically-defined sleep and waking, computational models

Jongmin Nam

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Assistant Professor, Biology
Molecular regulatory biology and evolution, cellular and embryonic development.

Mahesh Nerurkar

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Sean O’Malley

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Associate Professor, Physics
Growth and characterization of novel solid state materials.

Michael Palis

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Professor, Computer Science
Rutgers-Camden Provost

High performance computing, parallel and distributed algorithms

Benedetto Piccoli

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 Associate Provot for Research                    Distinguished Professor                              Professor and Joseph and Loretta Lopez Chair,  Mathematics
 Control and optimization of network flow

 

Suneeta Ramaswami

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suneeta-ramaswamiProfessor, Computer Science and Department Chair, Computer Science
Computational geometry and its applications

Alex Roche

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Associate Professor, Chemistry
Synthesis and reactivity of fluorinated organic molecules, and their spectroscopic characterization (especially nuclear magnetic resonance and mass spectrometry), identification and measurement of biological molecules

William M. Saidel

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Associate Professor, Biology
Physiological basis of neuronal algorithms, modeling underwater vision, neuroethology

David Salas-de la Cruz

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David Salas-de la Cruz

Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Physical characterization and thermal properties of plant cell wall composition as function of cell wall lignin degree of polymerization, gene manipulation, percent relative humidity and percent ionic liquid content

 

Alexander Samokhvalov

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AlexanderSamokhvalov

Assistant Professor, Chemistry 
Experimental physical chemistry, solar fuels, and biofuels

Amy M. Savage

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Assistant Professor, Biology
Urban Ecology

Daniel H. Shain

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Professor, Biology
Annelid development and evolution, stem cells

Sunil Shende

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Associate Professor, Computer Science
Algorithms and combinatorial optimization; computational game theory

Gabor Toth

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Professor and Department Chair, Mathematics
Geometry of eigenmaps and spherical minimal immersions, visualizing mathematics

J. William Whitlow, Jr.

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Professor, Psychology
Cognition and Memory

Hao Zhu

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HaoZhu

Associate Professor, Chemistry 
Cheminformatics, computational toxicology, computational chemistry, ADME modeling, drug design

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Center Associate Faculty Members

Sarah Allred

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sarahallredAssociate Professor, Psychology 
Color perception and color memory, rapid perceptual learning, visual perception of realistic images

Haydee Herrera

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Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Mathematics
Geometry and topology

Yuchung J. Wang

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Associate Professor, Mathematics
Statistics

Robrecht van der Wel

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robrecht_van_der_WelAssociate Professor, Psychology
Psychological mechanisms underlying everyday physical actions, motor control, object manipulation, sequence planning, interpersonal action planning and coordination (joint action), belief representations in action, and the sense of agency.

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Center Emeritus Faculty Members

Luke Burke

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luke-burke

Professor, Chemistry
Theoretical Chemistry: calculation of reaction pathways and the electronic properties of molecules and complexes of biological and chemical interest.

John Gagliardi

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johngagliardi

Professor Emeritus, Physics
Electrostatic force in mitosis

Patrick J. McIlroy

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Associate Professor, Biology
Molecular endocrinology of ovarian function; protein modeling, ligand/receptor interactions

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CCIB Post-Doctoral Researchers and Research Associates

Maria Laura Delle Monache

Maria Laura Delle Monache

Post Doctoral Researcher with Professor Benedetto Piccoli, Mathematics

Modeling and numerical simulations of traffic flow, optimization and control of networks flows, crowd dynamics

Slim Karkar

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Reza Salari

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Post Doctoral Researcher with Assistant Professor Grace Brannigan, Physics

Computational simulations to study biological macromolecules such as proteins and their interactions with each other and small molecules. In particular, Molecular Dynamics (MD) simulations to study protein folding and ligand-receptor interactions.

Vikrant Singh

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vikrant singh

Postdoc Associate with Associate Professor, Nir Yakoby, Biology

Sean Smith

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Sean_Smith

Post Doctoral Researcher with Professor Andrey Grigoriev, Biology

 

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GPCIB Students

Catherine Guay

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Catherine Guay

Doctoral Student with Dr. Jongmin Nam

Spyros Karaiskos 

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Spyros Karaiskos

Doctoral student with Dr. Andrey Grigoriev

Joe Kawash

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Doctoral student with Dr. Andrey Grigoriev

James Kelley

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 nopic_big Master’s Student with Dr. Desmond Lun

Min Kyung Kim

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Doctoral Student with Dr. Desmond Lun

Tianran Li

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Tianran Li

Master’s Student with Dr. Jinglin Fu

Ruchi Lohia

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Ruchi_Lohia

Doctoral Student with Dr. Grace Brannigan

Sean McQuade

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Doctoral Student with Dr. Benedetto Piccoli

Steve Moffett

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Doctoral Student with Dr. Joe Martin

Sruthi Murlidaran

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Sruthi_Murlidaran

Doctoral Student with Dr. Grace Brannigan

Sung Won Oh

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Doctoral Student with Dr. Jinglin Fu

Daniel Pinolini

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Doctoral Student with Dr. Kwangwon Lee

Nicole Pope

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Nicole Pope

Doctoral Student with Dr. Nir Yakoby

Nastassia Pouradier Duteil

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Nastassia Duteil Doctoral Student with Dr. Benedetto Piccoli

Sreelekha Revur

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 Master’s Student with Dr. Eric Klein

Catherine Rosenberg

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 Doctoral Student in CCIB

Dan Russo

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Dan Russo CCIB Doctoral Student

Doctoral Student with Dr. Hao Zhu

Sweta Sharma

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Sweta_Sharma

Doctoral Student with Dr. Desmond Lun

Liam Sharp

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Liam Sharp, CCIB Masters StudentDoctoral Student with Dr. Grace Brannigan

Tiffany Tran

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Wenyi Wang

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Doctoral Student with Dr. Hao Zhu

Frank S. Weston

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Doctoral Student with Dr. Luke Burke

Using Hyperspectral Infrared Imaging for the Identification & Grading of Brain Cancer

Linlin Zhao

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 Doctoral Student with Dr. Hao Zhu


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Alumni

Aylin Aydogdu

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 Aylin Aydogdu - CCIB Rutgers Student Master’s

Sulbha Choudhari

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 Sulbha 

PhD 

Robert Ezeuka

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Master’s

Tom James

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Tom James

Master’s

Currently a PhD candidate in the University of Iowa

Kyle Jenkins

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Kyle_Jenkins Master’s

Marlene Kim

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 Marlene Kim

 PhD

Currently working at US Food and Drug Administration.

Pooi Kuhn Ip

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 PooiKuhnIp

 PhD

Xiaowei Li

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Rob Marmion

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 RobMarmion PhD

Christopher Mayer-Bacon

Christopher Mayer-Bacon

Master’s

Ammar Naqvi

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 Ammar Naqvi 

PhD

Matt Niepielko

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MattNiepielko

PhD

Currently a postdoc in the Gavis Lab, Princeton University.

Harish Swaminathan

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 Harish 

PhD

Currently a postdoc at the Biomedical Forensic Sciences Program at Boston University.

Tom Westergard

Tom Westergard

Master’s

 

CCIB Staff

Kevin Abbey

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Systems Administrator, Rutgers Center for Computational & Integrative Biology
Computational resources for the CCIB

Karen D. Taylor

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Manager, Rutgers Center for Computational & Integrative Biology

Peter Fazzino

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Secretarial Assistant, Rutgers Center for Computational & Integrative Biology