Staff

Core Research Staff


Taylor Jones, M.S. - Senior Research Assistant

Taylor supports DNA/RNA assessment and profiling services and DNA isolation services through the GPSR, in addition to managing the DNA Services Core. She received her BS in Human Biology from North Carolina State University and her MS in Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry from Georgia State University. She has been with the core laboratory since May of 2016. 

Kristina Vartanian, B.S. - Research Associate

Kristina supports microarray profiling services, data preparation, RNA/DNA isolation services and provides support to investigators managing large scale genomics projects.  She received her BS in Human Biology from the University of Oregon. She has been with the core laboratory since 2001 and has worked at OHSU since 1997. 

Trevor McFarland, B.S. - Research Associate

Trevor supports high throughput RNA/DNA isolation, qPCR and microarray (expression, genotyping and methylation) services for the GPSR. He is also the Operations Manager for the Integrated Genomics Laboratory. He received his BS in Microbiology from the University of Maine. He has been with the core laboratory since June of 2014 and has worked at OHSU since 2000.