Vikas Bansal (Principal Investigator)

Vikas is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine at UC San Diego since May 2014. He trained in Computer Science (undergrad at IIT Delhi), Bioinformatics (Ph.D. at UCSD) and Human Genetics (Scripps Research Institute).
email: vibansal AT ucsd DOT edu

Vikas Bansal

Peter Edge, Ph.D. student

Peter is a graduate student in Computer Science and Engineering at UCSD. He graduated with a B.S. from the University of Minnesota in June 2015. His current research is focused on developing algorithms and software tools for haplotyping using DNA sequencing technologies. His research has been published in the journals Genome Research, Nucleic Acids Research and PNAS.


Timofey Prodanov, Ph.D. student (2018-)

Timofey is a Ph.D. student in the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (BISB) program. He graduated with a Masters in CS from St. Petersburg Academic University. He is working on long read mapping and variant calling in segmental duplications.

Mahdi Behroozikhah, Ph.D. student

Mahdi is a graduate student in CSE and recently graduated from the Sharif University of Technology, Iran.

Previous students and postdocs
Alexander Wenzel, Rotation student in BMI Ph.D. program (2017)
Huma Sibghat, graduate student in Computer Science (Fall 2017)
Daniel Sebastian Pan, graduate student in Computer Science (Spring 2016 - Spring 2017)
Alastair Kilpatrick, postdoctoral researcher (November 2014 - February 2017)
Rongxin Fang, Rotation student in BISB Ph.D. program (2016)
Ishika Luthra, summer intern from UBC, Canada (May - August 2016)
Nathan Ng, UCSD RSRI scholar (Fall 2014)