People

Manuel Rivas, Principal Investigator (P.I.)

Manuel Rivas, Principal Investigator (P.I.)

Manuel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University in Stanford, California.  Manuel has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Human Genetics from the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine at Oxford University where he was a Clarendon Scholar.  He did additional training at the Broad Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he led the Helmsley Inflammatory Bowel Disease Exome Sequencing Program to understand the genetic factors that contribute to ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease risk. See NIH Biosketch for updated CV.

Lab Members

Chris Mark DeBoever, Postdoctoral Researcher

Chris Mark DeBoever is a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford University. Chris is leading the lab's research activities in the NHGRI Genome Sequencing Program with an initial focus on study design and data integration. 

Rotation students

Mamie Wang, Master's student

Mamie Wang is a first year Master's student in the Biomedical Informatics program at Stanford University. Mamie is currently researching ways to perform fast and robust inference on large-scale biomedical and genetic datasets.  

Antonia Edward Lindsey, PhD, Master's student

Tony Lindsey is a first year Master's student in the Biomedical Informatics program at Stanford University. Tony has a Master's in Mathematics and a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from University of California at Berkeley. Tony is currently researching ways to integrate genetic, imaging, and clinical outcomes datasets.

Oliver Bear Don't Walk IV, Master's student

Oliver Bear Don't Walk IV is a Master's student in the Biomedical Informatics program at Stanford University. Oliver is currently researching ways to integrate mobile technologies with genomic and health outcomes reference datasets.

Adam Lavertu, PhD student

Adam Lavertu is a first year PhD student in the Biomedical Informatics program at Stanford University. Adam is researching how to apply finite mixture models to characterize the functional consequences of genetic variation.

Yosuke Tanigawa, PhD student

Yosuke Tanigawa is a first year PhD student in the Biomedical Informatics program at Stanford University. Yosuke is investigating how to properly model errors and haplotypes from long-read sequencing technologies.

Greg McInnes, PhD student

Greg McInnes is a first year PhD student in the Biomedical Informatics program at Stanford University. Greg is developing a web application that will allow users to interactively explore their genetic data to better learn about their own potential risks for disease.  He is also helping develop a browser for the UK Biobank genetic data.