PICS alumni spotlight featuring Kurt Fredricks


On Monday, July 6 at 2:00pm, PICS will be hosting a virtual seminar featuring an alumni of the Vojvodic lab. Kurt Frederickson, PhD, will speak about his education and working in both academia and the private sector. After his talk Kurt will be available to answer any questions students may have.   Kurt Fredrickson received […]

Alumni Spotlight with Ololade Fatunmbi


On Wednesday, August 5 at 12:00 PICS will host an Alumni Spotlight featuring Ololade Fatunmbi of the Radhakrishnan lab. Ololade Fatunmbi, PhD  is a program scientist/scientist consultant for the U.S. Department of Defense.  In her role she provides scientific expertise in biophysics, data analytics, and programmatic guidance, in advancing the Department of Defense’s (DoD) basic […]

PICS Alumni Spotlight – Amit Shavit


On Wednesday, August 26, PICS will be hosting an alumni spotlight featuring an alumni of the Riggleman lab, Amit Shavit. Amit will talk about his education and career. After his talk Amit will be available for questions. Amit Shavit is a Principal Data Scientist at Fidelity Investments, where he focuses on time series forecasting methods […]

Alumni Spotlight featuring Whelton Miller


On Wednesday, October 21 at 12:00 PICS is hosting an alumni spotlight featuring Dr. Whelton Miller,  Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Health Sciences Division at Loyola University, Chicago. Dr. Whelton Miller   Dr. Miller received a B.S. in Biochemistry from University of Delaware in 2001 where he worked under the supervision of Dr. […]

Alumni Spotlight featuring Zahera Jabeen


On Wednesday, November 4 at 12:00 PICS will host an Alumni Spotlight featuring an Alumni of the Radhakrishnan Lab, Dr. Zahera Jabeen. Zahera earned her Ph.D. in Physics at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India, where her dissertation was in the field of dynamical systems and statistical physics. Following her Ph.D, she was a postdoctoral […]

Alumni Spotlight: Peter Huwe


On Wednesday, February 10 at 12:00 PICS will host an alumni spotlight with Peter Huwe, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Mercer University School of Medicine. Peter will discuss his research, the career steps he took to get to his current position and will answer questions from students. Education: BS, Biology, Mississippi College, […]

Alumni Spotlight: Xiaoguai Li


On Wednesday, March 17 at 12:00 PICS will host an alumni spotlight featuring Xiaoguai Li, an alumni of Celia Reina’s group. Xiaoguai is currently employed as a Quantitative Modeler/Data Scientist at JPMorgan Chase & Co. Xiaoguai will share what she has learned since graduation and what advice she can offer to current PICS students.   […]

Alumni Spotlight: Xuran Wang


On Tuesday, November 16 at 12:00 PICS will be presenting and Alumni Spotlight featuring Xuran Wang, a Postdoctoral Researcher at Carnegie Mellon University. Xuran Wang is a postdoctoral researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Statistics and Data Science. Xuran’s main research interest is in developing statistical methods and computational tools for cutting-edge bio-technologies and genetic […]