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Rajiv McCoy is an assistant professor in the Department of Biology whose research is focused on human genetics and evolution. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University and completed his postdoctoral work at Princeton University and the University of Washington.

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fullsizeoutput_26 Stephanie Yan is a PhD student from the Cell, Molecular, Developmental Biology & Biophysics Program. Prior to joining the Ph.D. program at Hopkins, she received her B.A. in Biological Sciences from Cornell University and was a summer research student at the Moffitt Cancer Center.
Arta_Headshot.jpg Arta Seyedian is a Master’s student in the Bioinformatics program. Prior to his work at Hopkins, Arta obtained a B.S. in Neuroscience from George Mason University and was an Intramural Research Training Award Postbaccalaureate with the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Personal Headshot Joel Espinoza is an undergraduate student double-majoring in Public Health and Molecular and Cell Biology. He is the recipient of the Michael S. Applestein Scholarship and serves in leadership roles of multiple cultural and student services organizations. Joel’s research focuses on interpreting signatures of positive selection in human genomes.

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_JHU2260 Natalie Murphy is a rotation student from the Cell, Molecular, Developmental Biology & Biophysics Program. Prior to joining the Ph.D. program, she received her B.S. in Molecular & Cellular Biology from Johns Hopkins University and was an NIH postbaccalaureate IRTA fellow at the National Institute on Aging.
Margaret Starostik is a rotation student from the Cell, Molecular, Developmental Biology & Biophysics Program. She received her B.S. in Biological Sciences from the State University of New York-Buffalo and her M.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from Georgetown University. She was a NIH postbaccalaureate IRTA fellow at the National Eye Institute before joining the Ph.D. program at Johns Hopkins University.
Katie_Farney_JHU2018.jpeg Katie Farney was the first Ph.D. rotation student in the lab. She is a member of the Cell, Molecular, Developmental Biology & Biophysics program and NIH Graduate Partnership program. She received her bachelors degree from the University of Central Florida and then participated in postbaccalaureate research at the National Eye Institute as well as the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, both at the NIH.