Boss Man

Kristian G. Andersen

Kristian G. Andersen

Assistant Professor, TSRI
Director of Infectious Disease Genomics, STSI
Affiliated Member, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

Training

Postdoctorate
Harvard University
Broad Institute
Advisor: Pardis Sabeti

Graduate
University of Cambridge
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Advisor: Alex Betz

Undergraduate
Aarhus University
University of Kent
Advisor: Poul Nissen

Super powers

Experimental Biology

95%

Computational Biology

85%

Field Work

55%

Administration

65%

Rock Climbing

73%

Ice Climbing

55%

Cat Herders

Michelle Platero

Michelle Platero

Senior Administrative Assistant, TSRI

Experience

More than 20 years in industry and academia
Joined the Scripps Research Institute in 1999

Training

Graduate (ongoing)
Master’s degree
Finance & Accounting

Undergraduate
Bachelor’s degree
Business Administration

Super powers

Administration

99%

Finance

65%

Grant Administration

87%

Cat herding Junior PIs

83%

Having fun at the Beach

95%
Refugio Robles-Sikisaka

Refugio Robles-Sikisaka

Lab Manager, TSRI

Training

Postdoctorate
UC San Diego
Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute
Advisors: David Pride; Hendrik Nollens

Graduate
UC Davis and San Diego State University
California State University, San Marcos
Advisors: Andrew Bohonak; Arun Dhar

Undergraduate
Universidad Autonoma de Baja California
Advisors: Edward C. Metz;  Meredith Gould

Super powers

Lab Keeper

90%

Lab Work

70%

Administration

45%

Training/Teaching

55%

Outdoor Walking

60%

Amateur Photography

80%

Geniuses

Nathan D. Grubaugh

Nathan D. Grubaugh

Postdoctoral fellow, TSRI

Training

Graduate
Colorado Statue University
Arthropod-borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory
Advisor: Greg Ebel

Johns Hopkins University
US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
Advisors: John Lee and Mike Turell

Undergraduate
Major: Biomedical Sciences, Minor: Chemistry
Western Michigan University

Super powers

Experimental Evolution

90%

Computational Biology

50%

Animal Science

75%

Field Work

80%

Graphics Design

60%

Home Brewing

70%
Karthik Gangavarapu

Karthik Gangavarapu

Graduate student, TSRI (jointly with Andrew Su)

Experience

Previously co-founder @TunePatrol

Training

Undergraduate
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
Birla Institute of Technology and Science
Pilani, India

Super powers

Software Engineering

65%

Computational Biology

50%

Start Ups

60%

Video Games

50%

High Fantasy

70%

Comic Book Nerd

75%

Friendly Folks

Pardis Sabeti

Pardis Sabeti

Harvard University

Galit Alter

Galit Alter

The Ragon Institute

Michael Oldstone

Michael Oldstone

The Scripps Research Institute

Erica Saphire

Erica Saphire

The Scripps Research Institute

Andrew Su

Andrew Su

The Scripps Research Institute

Ali Torkamani

Ali Torkamani

Scripps Translational Science Institute

Bob Garry

Bob Garry

Tulane University

Andrew Rambaut

Andrew Rambaut

University of Edinburgh

Christian Happi

Christian Happi

Redeemer's University

Marinos Kallikourdis

Marinos Kallikourdis

Humanitas University

Federation of Awesomeness

TSRI

stsi2

Broad

VHFC

VIC

ACEGID