Lab Members

Brett McKinney, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Warren Endowed Professor in Bioinformatics
Professor of Computer Science
Professor of Mathematics
Director, Neuroscience Institute for Complex Adaptive Systems (NICAS)
Director, Master’s Program in Computer Science
Phi Beta Kappa honor society executive committee TU Chapter
University of Tulsa
Office: Rayzor Hall 2145
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Lab
Lab: Rayzor Hall 2058

Current Students

Elizabeth Kresock, PhD Student
Computer Science, University of Tulsa
Amanda Seiders, MS, PhD Student
Mathematics, University of Tulsa
Jamie Li, MS, PhD Student
Computer Science, University of Tulsa
Lily Clough, MS Student
Geosciences, University of Tulsa

Previous Members

PhD

Bryan Dawkins, Ph.D.
Mathematics, 2020
Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Marziyeh Arabnejad Khanouki, Ph.D.
Computer Science, 2020
Matt Moradi, Ph.D.
Computer Science, 2020
Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow
Saeid Parvandeh, Ph.D.
Computer Science, 2018
Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow
Baylor College of Medicine
Trang LĂȘ, Ph.D.
Applied Mathematics, 2017
Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Pennsylvania
Bahareh Rahmani, Ph.D.
Computer Science, 2016
Currently: Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Fontbonne University
Nick Davis, Ph.D.
Computer Science, 2012

M.S.

Anush Shrestha, MS
Computer Science, 2019
Sara Mohammadi, Graduate Student
Computer Science, University of Tulsa
Ahwan Pandey, M.S.
Computer Science, 2012
Jingyu Guo, Ph.D.
Interdisciplinary Genetics Graduate Program
University of Alabama School of Medicine

Undergraduate Researchers

Sara Douglas, B.S.
Biology and Computer Science, 2017
Currently: Epic, informatics
Zach Osman, B.S.
Physics, 2017
Currently: Tulsa Public Schools
Caleb Lareau, B.S.
Chemistry and Mathematics, 2015
Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow
Tricity Andrew, B. S.
Mathematics, 2014
Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow
Matt Kocisak, B. S.
Mathematics, 2014
Michael Presley, B.S.
Department of Chemistry
University of Tulsa
Chris Johnson, B.S.
Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
University of Tulsa

Research Staff and Post-doctoral

Bill White, M.S.
Research Associate Programmer
Dehua Tian, M.S
Programmer
Department of Genetics
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Nicholas M. Pajewski, Ph.D.
UAB Postdoctoral Researcher
Currently: Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistical Sciences
Wake Forest School of Medicine