Our Staff

Our staff performs day-to-day operations for the IGI, including administrative and research support.


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Susan Abrahamson, Ph.D.

Director of Intellectual Property

Pattie Altizio

Pattie Altizio

Executive Assistant to Jennifer Doudna

Lucie Bardet

Lucie Bardet, M.S., M.B.A.

Project Manager

Melanie Leavitt Cantarutti

Melanie Leavitt Cantarutti, M.S.

Chief of Staff

Anaya Crouch

Anaya Crouch

Science Illustrator

Jorge Dinis, Ph.D.

Project Manager

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Rachel K. Evans, D.Mus.

Project Policy Analyst

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Peter Gallagher

Senior Analyst, Principal Gifts & Strategic Initiatives

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Audrey Glynn, Ph.D.

Clinical Translation Program Manager

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Yulia Golubovskaya, M.S.

Financial Officer

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Project Co-Lead

Hope Henderson, Ph.D.

Communications Strategist

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Maya Peters Kostman

Science Illustrator

Madalyn Lesman

Madalyn Lesman, M.A.

Project Manager

Jessica Lyons IGI, UC Berkeley

Jessica Lyons, Ph.D.

Partnerships and Translation Manager

Erica Moehle

Erica Moehle, Ph.D.

Project Manager

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Andy Murdock, Ph.D.

Communications Director

Kristy Nordahl

Kristy Nordahl

Administrative Operations Manager

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Carolyn Sherry, M.B.A.

Project Manager

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Clarice de Azevedo Souza, Ph.D.

Project Manager

Lea Witkowsky

Lea Witkowsky, Ph.D.

Policy and Engagement Manager


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Chloe Annand

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

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George Austin, M.S.

Research Associate

Alisha Brooke Baldwin

Alisha Brooke Baldwin

Research Associate

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Nicole Brennick

Research Associate

Myeong-Je Cho

Myeong-Je Cho, Ph.D.

Director and PI of Plant Genomics and Transformation Facility

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Regine Ecaruan

Research Associate

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Barbara Sade Perez Escareno

Research Associate

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Andrew Fernandez

Clinical Laboratory General Supervisor

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Ethan Jamie Gardner

Research Associate

Baljeet Gill

Baljeet Gill, Ph.D.

Research Associate

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Michael Hunter Green

Research Associate

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Luzminda Hilario, Ph.D.

Research Associate

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Jesse Jones, B.S.

Lab Manager

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Netravathi Krishnappa, M.Sc.

NGS Core Operations Manager

William Moon

William Moon

Research Associate

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Marta Ortega

Lab Operations Research Associate

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Emily Pearlman

Research Associate

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Viviana Salinas-Rios, M.S.

Research Associate

Korey Sop

Korey Sop

Research Associate

Iman Sylvain

Iman Sylvain, Ph.D.

Policy Analyst Project Manager

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Anna Vardapetyan

Undergraduate Research Associate

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Linda Vo, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator, Center for Translational Genomics

Gabrielle Wright

Gabrielle Wright

Research Associate

Elaine Zhang

Elaine Zhang, M.S.

Research Associate

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