Group Photo - Mac Hall - 2017


Paul Spellman

Interim Director, Computational Biology Program
Co-Director, OHSU Knight Cancer Early Detection Advanced Research Center

Co-Leader, Knight Cancer Institute Quantitative Oncology Program

Penny and Phil Knight Professorship in Cancer Research Innovation, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

Professor, Molecular and Medical Genetics

Young Hwan Chang - Headshot

Young-Hwan Chang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
omedical Engineering

Kyle Ellrott

Kyle Ellrott, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Reid Thompson - Headshot

Reid Thompson, Ph.D., M.D.
Assistant Professor, Radiation Medicine
Staff Physician, VA Portland Health Care System


Zheng Xia - Headshot

Zheng Xia, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Molecular Microbiology & Immunology



Allie Creason

Allison Creason, Ph.D. 
Computational Biologist

Joseph Estabrook

Joey Estabrook
Computational Biologist 

Wesley Horton

Wesley Horton
Computational Biologist

Abbie Jones

Abbie Jones 
Research Assistant II

Johh Letaw

John Letaw
Computational Biologist

Theresa Lusardi

Theresa Lusardi, Ph.D.
Sr. Computational Biologist

Georgia Mayfield


Georgia Mayfield, M.S. 
Research Software Engineer

Janice Patterson

Janice Patterson, M.S.
Computational Biologist

Luke Sargent

Luke Sargent
Research Software Engineer

Metin Can Siper

Metin Can Siper 
Research Software Engineer

Matt Viehdorfer

Matt Viehdorfer, M.S.
Research Software Engineer


Mary Wood

Mary Wood
Computational Biologist


Post-Doctoral Researchers

Vahid Jailili

Vahid Jalili, Ph.D.
Goecks Lab


Duan Chen Sun

Duan Chen Sun, Ph.D.
Xia Lab

Chao Jie

Chaojie Wang, Ph.D.
Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology Department
Xia Lab

Visiting Scientists

Holly Chung

Holly Chung

Program Administrator
KCRB 3133

Jake Redmond

Human Resources Coordinator
RJH 4359
Raj Shah

Raj Shah

Grants & Contracts Coordinator - Pre-award
RJH 7385

JoAnn Takabayashi

Program Technician
KCRB 3129
Mailcode KR-COM


Yuliang Wang - Sr. Research Associate


Benjamin Bimber - Research Associate


Stefan Novak - Scientific Programmer


Katie Houlahan - Intern


Jason Feingold - Research Software Engineer


Burcu Demir - Research Associate


Jaclyn Smith - Scientific Programmer


Mayur Paralkar - Summer Intern


Mihir Paralkar - Summer Intern


Michael Walsh - Intern


Brian King - Research Software Engineer


Katie Houlihan - Intern


Malisa Smith - Intern


Jeena Lee - Intern/Research Software Engineer


TJ Lagrow - Intern

David Servillo - Software Engineer 

Ryan Spangler - Software Engineer

Chris Anderson - Computational Biologist

Savitha Srinivasan - Intern

Beril Tiryakiler - Intern

Alex Buchanan - Software Engineer

Elin Nyman - Visiting Scientist