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Obadele Casel

Return to All CGND Lab People   Obadele Casel (Associate Scientist II) has a background in molecular biology, microbiology and bioinformatics. His work at NYGC’s CGND is focused on using spatial transcriptomics technology to analyze histological sections from patients to study neurological disease. He received his BS in Biology from Frostburg State University, where he […]

Miguel Cuevas

Return to All CGND Lab People   Miguel Cuevas (Research Assistant) has a background in microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry and neuroscience. He received his BS in Natural Sciences from the University of Puerto Rico at Cayey and an MA in Biochemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo. During his undergraduate studies, he […]

Duyang Kim

Return to All CGND Lab People   Duyang Kim (formerly Senior Regulatory Affairs Coordinator) received her BS in Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Sciences from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and her Master of Public Health (MPH) in Sociomedical Sciences from Columbia University. Prior to joining NYGC, she has worked at the New York City […]

Kristy Kang

Return to All CGND Lab People   Kristy Kang (Scientific Research Coordinator) supports CGND’s diverse projects in a role upstream of NGS data acquisition and is involved in developing and utilizing microscopy and molecular techniques in efforts to better understand the pathogenesis of ALS. Kristy received her BS in Biological Sciences and Psychology from Carnegie […]

Nadia Propp

Return to All CGND Lab People   Nadia Propp (Program Manager) has been in laboratory management for ten years. She graduated from University of WI, Madison with a BS in Bacteriology.  After graduation she worked at the Institute of Human Virology, Baltimore MD, where she studied T-cell repertoire in HIV infected individuals. She received her […]

Silas Maniatis

Return to CGND Lab site Silas Maniatis (Associate Director, Technology Innovation Lab) received his PhD in Biochemistry from Harvard University. During his doctoral work, he utilized automated olfactory avoidance behavioral training systems and high throughput sequencing to study how memory formation in drosophila is regulated via small RNAs. This work spanned multiple disciplines, including instrument […]