team



– standing on the shoulders of Carnegie giants (McClintock, Clausen, Keck, Hiesey)

Moisés (Moi) Expósito-Alonso

Principal Investigator & Assistant Professor (by courtesy) of Biology
Moi aims to mentor creative scientists that apply evolutionary principles to solve global change problems
@MExpositoAlonso mexpositoalonso@carnegiescience.edu mexpositoalonso@stanford.eduMoi's Google Scholar

Ru Peng

Lab Technician
Ru aims to develop new genome editing and sequencing technologies and promote science communication
@PengYunruypeng@carnegiescience.edu

Lucas Czech

Postdoc and Programmer
Lucas aims to develop methods and software to understand eco-evolutionary processes under climate change
@LucCzechlczech@carnegiescience.edu Lucas' Google Scholar

Megan Ruffley

Postdoc(co-advised, Rhee Lab)
Megan is interested in using machine learning algorithms to understand selection across plant genomes in response to stress.
@MeganRRuffleymruffley@carnegiescience.edu Megan's Google Scholar

Shannon Hateley

Postdoc
Shannon aims to develop computational models to understand the importance of gene expression modulation for climate adaptation.
@s_hateleyslhateley@carnegiescience.edu Shannon's Google Scholar

Lauren Gillespie

PhD Student in Computer Science, NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Lauren aims to develop deep learning methods for biodiversity modeling to understand both better!
@leg2015gillespl@stanford.edu

Laura Leventhal

PhD Student in Biology, NSF Graduate Research Fellow(co-advised, Fukami Lab)
Laura aims to investigate the spatial and temporal structure in plant populations and how these inform adaptations to climate change.

@laura_leventhallleventh@stanford.edu

Lisa Couper

PhD Student in Biology(co-advised, Mordecai Lab)
Lisa aims to investigate climate adaptation in mosquitoes, and the consequences of adaptation on disease transmission
@Lisa_Couperlcouper@stanford.edu

Will Viana

PhD Student in Biology(collaborator, Dinneny Lab)
Will aims to understand the multi-dimensional phenotypes explaining drought adaptation
@williangvianaviana@stanford.edu

Sebastian Toro Arana

PhD Student in Biology (Rotating)
Sebastian aims to use computational tools and engineering principles to study the underlying mechanisms of plant stress resistance

sebatoro@stanford.edu

Alanna Pyke

PhD Student in Genetics (Rotating)
Alanna is interested in gaining experience in next generation sequencing in plant biology

apyke@stanford.edu

Eva Sehr

Bioinformatics Master student (FH Campus Wien)
Eva aims to develop genomic vulnerability projections using deep learning algorithms
@EvaSehresehr@carnegiescience.edu

Clara Kieschnick

Undegraduate in Biology
Clara aims to learn about the genetics of plants and their adaptations to climate
ckiesch@stanford.edu
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alumni

Andrea Ramirez (Biology PhD student rotating Winter 20)

Veronica Pagowski (Biology PhD student rotating Fall 19-Spring20)

active collaborators

Detlef Weigel @ Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany

Hernán A Burbano @ University College London, UK

Rasmus Nielsen @ University of California Berkeley, USA

Oliver Bossdorf @ University of Tübingen, Germany

Rachael Bay @ University of California Berkeley, USA

Stephen Keller @ University of Vermont, USA

Matt Fitzhpatrick @ University of Maryland, USA

Christian Rellstab @ Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Switzerland

Dmitri Petrov @ Stanford University, USA

Erin Mordecai @ Stanford University, USA

Hunter Fraser @ Stanford University, USA

Sue Rhee @ Carnegie/Stanford University, USA

Ben Blonder @ University of California Berkeley, CA, USA

José Dinneny @ Stanford University, USA

Noah Whiteman @ University of California Berkeley, USA

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