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JOAQUINESPINOSA

el jefe

WHO WE ARE

I do science because it is a great way of serving while having fun. Being able to make a living from joyful service is a blessing.

"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world"

- Louis Pasteur

"The important thing is to be there when the picture is painted"

-Francis Crick

KELLYSULLIVAN

research instructor

MATTHEWGALBRAITH

research instructor

“It is better to know how to learn than to know.”

-Dr. Suess

"There is no royal road to Science, and only those who do not dread the fatiguing climb of its steep paths have a chance of gaining its luminous summits"

-Karl Marx

ANNAGUARNIERI

post-doc

MARIAHOH

professional research assistant

"I don't want to believe, I want to know."

- Carl Sagan

We are a passionate, self-motivated group of scientists at all levels of training from undergraduate to post-doctoral.  We value integrity, curiosity and commitment, and we believe that individuals who possess these traits can help us achieve our common scientific goals. We also believe that intellectual diversity creates the ideal setting in which to ask and answer critical questions. This belief is reflected in our diverse, international composition and the wide range of academic and professional experiences amongst our members.

 

Outside the lab, we are a group of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. One of us climbed El Capitan three times, one of us bikes to work even when it's 20 below, one of us fences and cooks a mean beef tongue, another one plays seven musical instruments.

 

This is us:                                                                                                                                                                 Click on our pictures to email us.

I love the smell of lysis buffer in the morning, it smells like...victory.

ZDENEKANDRYSIK

research instructor

"I know it's hard to make your feet dive from the ground they are on, but it's time to do it; the water is warm"

- Ginger Alford

BELINDAENRIQUEZ

professional research assistant

"We are a way for the cosmos to know itself."

- Carl Sagan

ELIZABETHBONNER

professional research assistant

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”

- Albert Einstein

 

MOLIJOSHI

manager and collaborating scientist 

"The ideals which have guided my way, and have given me time after time the energy to face life, have been kindness, beauty and truth.

- Albert Einstein

NATALIEBRIONES

professional research assistant

AMANDAHILL

strategic development manager

DONNIEEVANS

post-doc

COLINSEMPECK

professional research assistant

THE FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS FACILITY TEAM:

 

SANTOSHKHANAL

bioinformatician

"Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground."

- Theodore Roosevelt

Don't limit your challenges, challenge your limits.

“Nature does not make mistakes, right and wrong are human categories”

- Frank Herbert

 

"History repeats, but science reverberates."

- Siddartha Mukherjee

HOLLYPACENTA

la doctora

"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells"

- Dr. Seuss

KATEWAUGH

post-doc

"From so simple a beggining, endless forms most beautiful"

- Charles Darwin

ROSSMINTER

the mouse whisperer

'It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves'

- Sir Edmund Hillary

ROSSGRANRATH

professional research assistant

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning"

- Albert Einstein

KEITHSMITH

senior professional human trisomist

"Man can not discover new oceans unless he had the courage to lose sight of the shore"

- Andre Gide

ANGELARACHUBINSKI

instructor

All the effort in the world won't matter if you are not inspired

ERICBUTCHER

professional research assistant

"The music beckons those who are listening"

- Robert Plant

MICHAELLUDWIG

professional research assistant

THE CRNIC + HUMAN TRISOME PROJECT TEAM:

THE CANCER RESEARCH TEAM:

THE COUNCIL:

"Fall seven times, stand up eight"

- Zen Proverb

JUANAMARMOLEJO

professional research assistant

"Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision"

- Ayn Rand

ANDREWPHAM

medical student