Lab Alumni

The Glass Lab has welcomed a large number of researchers over the years -- ranging from graduate students to research scientists. Below is a list of the lab's successful alumni and where they are now.


  • Benner, Chris   (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, UCSD)
  • Carlin, Aaron   (Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Dept. of Medicine, UCSD)
  • Crotti, Andrea   (Senior Scientist Biogen Idec, Boston, MA)
  • Escoubet-Lozach, Laure   (Director of Epigenetics Celgene, San Diego, CA)
  • Fernandez-Valledor, Annabel   (Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Univ. of Barcelona, Spain)
  • Garmire, Lana   (Associate Professor with tenure, Dept of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, University of Michigan)
  • Ghisletti, Serena   (Research Associate, Dept. of Experimental Oncology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy)
  • Gosselin, David   (Assistant Professor, Laval University, Quebec, Canada)
  • Harmon, Gregory   (Assistant Clinical Professor, UC Los Angeles, CA)
  • Heinz, Sven   (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, UCSD)
  • Huang, Jannet   (Private Practice Physician)
  • Kaikkonen, Minna   (Assistant Professor, Univ. of Eastern Finland, Finland)
  • Kurakawo, Riki   (Professor and Head of Research center for Genomic Medicine, Saitama Medical University, Japan )
  • Li, Mei   (Associate Director, Project Management at Polaris Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, CA)
  • Moulton, Karen   (Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, CO)
  • Ogawa, Sumito   (Associate Professor, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Oishi-Tanaka, Yumiko   (Assistant Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
  • Ricote, Mercedes   (Associate Professor, Spanish National Centre for Cardiovascular Research, Madrid, Spain)
  • Saijo, Kaoru   (Assistant Professor of Immunology, UC Berkeley, CA)
  • Romanoski, Casey   (Assistant Professor, University of Arizona Tucson, AZ)
  • Shibata, Norihito   (Staff Scientist, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Soderstrom, Mats   (Associate Professor, Linkoping University, Sweden)
  • Stender, Josh   (Scientist II, AbbVie, North Chicago)
  • Strid, Tobias  
  • Verhelle, Dominique   (Director of Epigenetics at Pfizer, San Diego, CA)
  • Westin, Stefan   (Senior Scientist Prometheus, San Diego, CA)

  • Graduate Students

  • Allison, Karmel   (Senior Data Scientist, Genia Technologies, Mountain View, CA)
  • Chun, Hyun 'Billy'   (Medical student, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, NY)
  • DiRenzo, James   (Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover NH)
  • Edillor, Chantle   (Graduate Student, UC Los Angeles, CA)
  • Hester, Kelly   (Prometheus, San Diego, CA)
  • Hogan, Nick   (Medical student, University of Rochester School of Medicine, NY)
  • Horvai, Andrew   (Professor of Pathology, UC San Francisco School of Medicine)
  • Huang, Wendy   (Postdoctoral Fellow, Dan Littmann Lab, NYU School of Medicine)
  • Lam, Michael   (Medical resident, UCSD Medical Scientist Training Program)
  • Link, Verena   (Bioinformatic Specialist Contractor, NIH, Bethesda, MD)
  • Ohn, Chow   (Medical Student, Duke School of Medicine, NC)
  • Pascual, Gabriel   (Senior Scientist, Calmune, San Diego, CA)
  • Skola, Dylan   (Bioinformatics Scientist, Illumina)
  • Sugarman, Jeff   (Private Practice Physician)
  • Sullivan, Amy   (Owner/Editor at Obrizus Communications, Spokane, WA)
  • Welch, John   (Assistant Professor, Oncology Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, WA)
  • Wu, Hong
  • Zhang, Dawn   (MSTP program Clinical Rotations, San Diego, CA)

  • Sabbatical Visitors

  • (2018) Garabedian, Michael J  (Professor of Microbiology, Urology, NYU Langone)
  • Strauss, Daniel  (Professor emeritus of Biomedical Sciences and Biology, UC Riverside)
  • Rogler, Gerhard   (Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Univ. of Zurich, Switzerland)
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