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Andrey V. Kartashov, MS
Application Specialist III
Andrey graduated with a MS in computer science from Moscow State University (Russia). He has over ten years of professional R&D experience in software design and development of complex systems for different fields: space technology, chemistry, biology and psychology. In the Barski Lab, he is working on building BioWardrobe, a comprehensive software system that will allow biologists to manage different types of next-generation sequencing experiments with further visualization and analysis of results. In his free time, he enjoys travelling with his family, salsa dancing and learning new things.
Michael Kotliar, MS
Application Specialist II
Michael graduated from Kryvyi Rih National University (Ukraine) in 2012 and obtained a MS of computer-aided systems and automation. During the last two years, he worked as a programmer in the field of robotics technologies (Israel). In the Barski Lab, he is involved in BioWardrobe development and data analysis for various projects. Michael is interested in obtaining practical experience and new knowledge in all areas related to computer science. He likes climbing and backpacking and prefers to live an active lifestyle.
Lakshmi Prakruthi RaoVenkata, B.Tech
Lakshmi is a Masters’ student in the Immunobiology Graduate Program at Cincinnati Children’s. She previously completed her B.Tech in Biotechnology at SRM University, India and also worked as a research student at the National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, India. In the Barski Lab, she works on the epigenetic reprogramming of T cells using TAL-based Epigenetic Modifier (TALEM) enzymes. She loves to read and meet new people and dogs.
Sushmitha Vallabh, BS
Sushmitha is a Masters’ student in the Immunobiology Graduate Program at Cincinnati Children’s. She graduated with a BS in Biotechnology from Jawaharlal Institute of Science and Technology, India. In the Barski Lab, she is working on epigenome-modifying enzymes targeted to the IL4 locus in Th2 cells to establish a causal relationship between histone modifications and gene expression. In her free time, she likes reading and traveling and enjoys writing short stories.
Masashi Yukawa, PhD
Masashi graduated with a PhD in Life Science from the University of Tokyo (Japan). During his predoctoral studies, he researched epigenetic dynamics in mouse embryonic stem cells. In the Barski Lab, he has learned molecular biology and computer analysis techniques for data from the next-generation sequencer. He is currently working on elucidating T cell epigenetics by using RNA-Seq and ChIP-Seq. Masashi is a recipient of a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship from American Association of Immunologists. In his free time, he enjoys watching movies, finding good restaurants and traveling.
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