Lab Memebers    

Welcome to our team page! We are always looking for new members to join our team. Please feel free to contact us to learn about our work and new opportunities in our lab.

  Gholamali (Ali) Rahnavard  

Principle Investigator

Ranojoy has a master in Computer Science from Kansas State University, with his specialization on recommendation system. Ranojoy is currently working as a  software developer in the Rahnavard Lab

 Ranojoy Chatterjee  

Software Developer

Graduate students 

  Abhigya Giri  

Abhigya got a BS degree in Biological Sciences from University of Maryland, College Park and is pursuing a Master in Public Health with a focus on Biostatistics from George Washington University. Currently, his work in the lab involves helping with the development of deepath, a tool for pathway enrichment analysis of omics datasets.

Graduate Student

Dami has a background in Biology and earned her MSc from Purdue University where she concentrated on Immunology and Diseases. She is pursuing an MSc in Biomedical Engineering and will be involved in the Rahnavard Lab starting this fall 2020.

 Oluwadamilola (Dami) Oke

Master's Student of Biomedical Engineering

  Allen Ross    

Allen is a PhD student in Biostatistics at George Washington University and a Data Scientist at The MITRE Corporation. His current research focuses on applying machine learning methods to liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry data. He holds an MS in Computer Science from Georgia Tech and a Master of Biostatistics from Duke University

PhD Student of Biostatistics

  Brennan Streck    

Graduate Student of Master's of Public Health (MPH)

Brennan has a nursing background where she specialized in hematology/oncology and stem cell transplant, her PhD explored dyadic interdependent health among cancer survivors and their partners. She is an MPH candidate at GW's Milken Institute School of Public Health and a postdoctoral fellow at the National Cancer Institute. She is learning about metabolomics data analysis through her role in the Rah lab. 

Hyunjae has a background is Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Stony Brook University. Cho has a master's in Statistics at the George Washington University. Cho focuses are data curation on omics data and analysis

  Hyunjae Cho  

Master's student of Statistics and Data Science 

Muzhe Guo is the PhD student at GW studying Statistics. Muzhe earned his Master degree in Statistics from the University of Michigan.  Muzhe's research interests are deep learning, machine learning, and statistics.

  Shaho Alaee    

Shaho graduated with my MSc in Data Science from the University of Liechtenstein and currently pursuing a MSc in Computer Science with a specialization in machine intelligence and cognition at the George Washington University. Shaho is currently work as a data scientist for Booz Allen Hamilton focused on projects in public health. 

Master's Student of Computer Science

  Tyson Dawson  
(Joint with Keith Crandall)  

Tyson is a second-year PhD student in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences: Genomics and Bioinformatics Program. He graduated from Brigham Young University in 2019 with a degree in bioinformatics, minoring in computer science. His projects integrating the analysis of omics data with machine learning tools.

PhD student of Genomics and Bioinformatics

Wen isa graduate student, focusing on Biostatistics in Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. Wen got her Bachelor degree in Statistics from GWU. Currently Wen is working on metabolomics using R package

  Wendy Hui Wen  

Master's student of Public Health

  Muzhe Guo   

PhD Student of Statistics

Undergraduate students 

Sanika is a senior at GW studying Public Health and pursuing minors in Applied Mathematics and Bioinformatics. My project at the lab focuses on characterizing interactions between microbiomes and human hosts.

  Sanika Kulkarni    

Undergraduate Student of Public Health and minors in Applied Mathematics and Bioinformatics.

Haegi is a junior at GW majoring in Public Health and minoring in Bioinformatics. Haegi project involves applying computational techniques to process omics data.

Haegi Oh 

Undergraduate Student in Public Health

and minors in Bioinformatics.

Teah is a senior studying Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Bioinformatics. Her project focuses on metabolite clustering from Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS) data. 

  Teah Serani   

Undergraduate Student in Biomedical Engineering 

Jonny is a sophomore at GW studying Public Health and pursuing a minor in Bioinformatics. Jonny's project focuses on the Inflammatory Bowel Disease, performing functional metabolic analysis using metabolite and microbial species genes.

Undergraduate Student in Public Health

  Jonny Phan  

Affilaited memebers

  Anna Gams
  Joint with Igor Efimov  

PhD Student of Biomedical Engineering


Kevin Fenton, Graduate Student (09/01/2019-15/01/2020) - Now Master's student at GW

  Rita Akinkuotu 

Rita is a Ph.D. student in the Singer Lab. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria. She got her MS from Auburn University, Alabama She is now interested in the dynamics of infections investigating how the microbiome is influenced by Giardia lamblia infections.

PhD Student

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