Meet Our Team

  • Faces of the GRT Hub: Not just a name in an email.  Pictured here are the talented individuals who make up our team.
  • Diverse Expertise: Our team brings together a diverse range of expertise, from genomics and bioinformatics to laboratory management.
  • Dedication to Excellence: We are dedicated to delivering excellence in every aspect of our services.

An Interconnected Team

Several GRT Hub staff have dual roles in other synergistic areas at UCI:

  • CFCCC Bioinformatics and Statistical Analysis
    Jenny Wu, Ph.D., Director
    Zhaoxia Yu, Ph.D.
  • Research Cyber Infrastructure Center
    Ivan Chang, Ph.D. Research Computing Specialist
  • IGB Bioinformatics (pipeline and analysis)
    Pierre Baldi, Ph.D., Director of Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics (IGB)
    Yuzo Kanamata, Computer Programmer
Suzanne Sandmeyer

Suzanne Sandmeyer, PhD

Genomics Technologies
Melanie Oakes

Melanie Oakes, PhD

Technical Operations
Jenny Wu

Jie (Jenny) Wu, PhD

Director of Bioinformatics
Qui Nguyen

Quy Nguyen, PhD

Project Scientist
Ivan Chang

Ivan Chang, PhD

Research Computing Specialist

Yuzo Kanamoto, BS

Computer Programmer
Vivienne An

Vivienne An, BS

Research Specialist
Seung-Ah Chung

Seung‐Ah Chung, BS

Research Specialist
Valentina Ciobano

Valentina Ciobanu, MS

Research Specialist
Emily Iosyfovych

Emily Iosyfovych, BS

Research Specialist
Christina Lin

Christina Lin, BS

Research Specialist
Remy Vu

Remy Vu, MS

Research Specialist
Christina Convert

Christina Convert, BA

Executive Admin Assistant
Melanie Gomez

Melanie Gomez

Student Assistant