PI: Dan Schrider

 

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics at UNC-Chapel Hill. I recently completed a postdoc with Andrew Kern at Rutgers University, where we worked on detecting the footprints of natural selection in the genome. Prior to that I did my PhD with Dr. Matthew Hahn at Indiana University, studying genomic copy number variation. I also received my undergraduate training in Computer Science at Indiana University.

Email: drs [at] unc [dot] edu

Office: Genetic Medicine Building, Room 5047

Here is my CV and my Google Scholar page.

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Left: me. Right: Andy Kern's awesome sawfish rostrum. Center: toothbrush

Postdocs

Anton Suvorov

Anton is working on applying machine learning techniques to problems in phylogenetics and population genetics. Anton joined the lab in 2018 after completing his PhD with Seth Bybee at Brigham Young University. Prior to that he worked with Christian Schlötterer and Andreas Futschik at the University of Vienna after receiving his undergraduate and master's training at Moscow State University.

Email: antony [dot] suvorov [at] gmail [dot] com

Becca Love

Becca is analyzing introgression in vector species in the mosquito genera Aedes and Anopheles. She joined the lab in Dec. 2020 after a postdoc at the University of Notre Dame developing methods for in silico genotyping of polymorphic chromosomal inversions. Becca also completed her PhD at Notre Dame, studying vector genomics in the lab of Nora Besansky. She received her undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University, where she studied Molecular and Cellular Biology as well as English.

Email: rrlove [at] email [dot] unc [dot] edu

Will Booker

Will joined the lab in Jan. 2021. He is working on developing deep learning technologies for population genetics, including generative adversarial networks (GANs) for producing artificial population genetic data. He also is working on detecting structural variants in Aedes mosquitos. Prior to joining the Schrider Lab, he earned his PhD at Florida State University with Emily Lemmon.

Email: wbooker14 [at] gmail [dot] com

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Left: Cali. Right: Anton. Far left: potted plant

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This image shows a person (Becca), and nothing else.

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Will, lost in the woods again.

Students

Logan Whitehouse

Logan is a BBSP grad student who joined the Schrider Lab in 2020. He is working on applying machine learning techniques to problems in population genomics. Logan completed his Bachelor's in Biology and Master's in Bioinformatics at IUPUI, where he worked on neuronal GPCR signaling and electrophysiology data analysis in mouse models of genetics-driven obesity.

Amjad Dabi

Amjad is a BBSP grad student who joined the lab in 2021. He is working on efficient population genetic simulation, and developing population genetic models of cancer.

Josh Sikder

Josh is a BBSP grad student who joined the lab in 2022. He is working on deep learning methods for phylogenetic inference. Prior to joining the lab, he worked with our neighbor to the South, Rebekah Rogers, at UNC Charlotte.

Two people, one of whom is Logan

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Amjad, before growing his hair out

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Josh is in a great mood

Other Members

Dylan Ray

Dylan joined the lab as a programmer in the summer of 2019. He is a man of mystery.

Louie Schrider (Dog)

When the Schrider Lab was just starting out we decided to make the website look less pathetic by filling it out with a picture of my dog. It is still here, like a vestigial organ. We could count him as a real member anyway—while he doesn't really do anything that directly helps our research, he does boost morale. But we are occasionally looking for real human members, so please contact me if interested!

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A dog

Past Members

Postdocs:

Ariella Gladstein (Sept 2018 – Dec 2020); now a scientist in the Ancestry division at Embark

Undergraduates:

Nick Matthew (Spring 2020 – Spring 2021); now working in investing at Figment Capital

Rotation students:

Pradham Tanikella (Fall 2021)

Sarah Parker (Fall 2019)

Josh Hochuli (Fall 2018)

Brandon Le (Fall 2018)