Marylyn D. Ritchie, Ph.D.
marylyn at
Dr. Ritchie is the director of the Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI), a Professor of Genetics, the Director of the Center for Translational Bioinformatics, and the Associate Director of the Center for Precision Medicine, at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine.

Taehyong Kim, Ph.D.
taehyong at
Dr. Kim is the interim director of BIC and a principal bioinformatician. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from State University of New York at Buffalo followed by postdoctoral training at Carnegie Institution at Stanford University. He has ample experience on various computational projects including reconstructing metabolic networks from next generation sequencing (NGS) data, identifying casual genes using network analysis and developing NGS analysis pipelines. He is mainly working with investigators from Abramson Cancer Center of Penn Medicine.

Josh Rhoades, M.S.
Joshua.Rhoades at
Josh graduated from the University of Delaware with a Masters in Entomology and a Bioinformatics graduate certificate. He is a Bioinformatician in the Perelman School of Medicine’s Cardiovascular Institute, where he provides bioinformatics support for the Epstein, Jain and Arany labs.  Current main focuses are CHiP-seq and RNA-seq analysis.

Subin George, M.S.
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Subin graduated with a Professional Science Master’s in Bioinformatics from Temple University. Subin has background in RNA-Seq and ChIP-Seq analyses, and he currently focuses on RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, and scRNA-Seq projects.

Sijia Huang, Ph.D.
Sijia.Huang at

Internal Advisory Committee

  • Marylyn D. Ritchie, Ph.D.
  • Katherine Nathanson, M.D.
  • Li-San Wang, Ph.D.
  • Maja Bucan, Ph.D.
  • Klaus Kaestner, Ph.D.
  • Qi Long, Ph.D.
  • Babak Robert Faryabi, Ph.D.

Former Team Members

  • Yemin Lan, Ph.D.
  • Xueqing (Maggie) Lu, Ph.D.
  • Renae Judy, M.S.
  • Weixuan Fu, M.S., CHOP
  • Kathryn Sun, M.S., M.D.
  • Hailiang Leo Mei, Ph.D., Director of Sequencing Analysis Support Core, LUMC
  • Jill Johnson, Ph.D. MPH
  • David Condon, Ph.D., Department of Pediatrics
  • Steven Vitale, B.S., IBI
  • H. Shanker Rao, M.S.
  • Yancy Lo, Ph.D., Data scientist, GSK
  • Jerome Lin, M.S., Bioinformatician, MD Anderson