The Bumgarner laboratory is proud of the former members who have gone on to new a different careers and opportunities. We have a great record of placing people in new positions after they leave the lab. Note: If I’ve left out somone you know who should be here or have incorrect information for your current position, please email me and I’ll edit the page. Alumns of the lab include:
Stephanie Johnson - Research Scientist/conference coordinator (2011-2015).
Ka Yee Yeung Research - Scientist/Senior Fellow (2002-2004), Research Assistant Professor(2004-2011), Research Associate Professor(2011-2014). Currently Associate Professor at the Institute of Technology, University of Washington, Tacoma, WA.
Huy Pham - Student and Research Lab Volunteer (2012-2013) - Huy worked on Propionibacterium acnes and biofilm assays. He then took at job at Pacific Biomarkers where he worked for 2.5 years. He is curently pursuing a Computer Science degree.
Haychoi Taing - Systems Administrator (2007-2013) - Haychoi is currently a Laboratory Computing Analyst II at Novo Nordisk Research Center in Seattle.
Kenneth Dombek - Research Scientist (2008-2009, 2011-2012)
Kenneth Lo - Sr. Postdoctoral Fellow (2009-2011), Currently Staff Data Scientist eBay.
Robert Hall - Research Scientist (2006-2009), Lab Manager (2009-2014). Currently Senior Field Application Scientist (FAS) at Illumina, Inc.
Sureephon Lobpu - Masters degree student from King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (2009). Currently with Norwegian Airlines.
Vu Chu - Sr. Bioinformatics Developer - 2001-2010. Vu worked as a programmer in the lab and then decided his passion was in design and engineering. He is currently on a sabbatical from his job at Jacob Jensen Design A/S.
Emily Mitchell - Research Scientist (2008-2009). Currently in the Dunham at the University of Washington.
Pavel Sova - Research Scientist (2007-2009). Currently Research Scientist IV at the University of Washington.
Jessica Vick - Research Assistant (2001-2004), Research Scientist (2004-2008) - Currently Operations Manager. Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Computational Biomedicine
Tina Montgomery - Grant Administrator (2006-2007). Tina worked intial in Roger’s group helping with grants and conferences. She then was scooped up by the Department of Microbiology where she served for many years as a grants administrator for the entire department. She is currently the adminstrator for the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Washington.
Lisa Caprina - Administrative Assistance (2005-2006) Lisa is another administrative assistant who was initially hired in the Bumgarner lab but who went on to manage a University Department. She is currently the administrator of the Department of Microbiology at the University of Washington.
Troy Amburg - Systems Administrator (2004-2007). Currently, Professional-Network Administrator at AT&T
Gildas Cheung - Webmaster/Student Fellow (2000-2005). Currently at Microsoft, Seattle Washington
Aubree Hoover - Research Scientist (2002-2004). Associate Director, Product Marketing, Illumina, GenoLogics Life Sciences Software Inc.
Pavel Sova - Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist (2006-2009). Currently Research Scientist IV at University of Washington Microbiology
Tao Peng - Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist (2005-2007). Currently Sr. Research Scientist, University of Washington.
Jiangning Li - Graduate Student (2001-2006).
Ken Parker - Sr. Computer Specialist (2003-2005). Currently Director Engineering at Indeed.com
Dr. Becky Drees - Manager of the Center for Expression Arrays (CEA) and Sr. Lab Manager (2005- 2006). Founder Spiral Genetics. Currently Bioinformatics Analyst at Department of Clinical Investigations, Madigan Medical Center.
Dr. Kyle Serikawa - Manager of the Center for Expression Arrays (CEA) and Sr. Lab Manager (2004- 2005). Dedicated Research Professional, Collaborator, and Connector at Immunexpress Inc.
Dr. Mette Peters - Manager of the Center for Expression Arrays (CEA) and Sr. Lab Manager (2002- 2004). Currently Principal Scientist, Sage Bionetworks
Ted Holzman - Computational Biologist (2000-2004). Currently Scientific Programmer at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute.
Mark Minie - Research Scientist (2003-2004). Currently Affiliate Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, University of Washington.
Syed Tanveer Haider - Research Coordinator (2003-2004). Currently a research scientist at Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute.
James Bullard - Oracle Database Administrator (2002-2005). Currently Director, IT Services at Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington.
Darren May - Research Scientist (2000-2002). Currently Research Scientis at NOAA
Charles Benson - Systems Administrator (2000-2002). Currently Assistant Director for IT, Facilities Services at University of Washington
Malani Maysuria - Research Scientist (2002-2004). Currently - Senior Specialist, Global Project and Alliance Management at Merck Pharmaceutical
Kathleen Goforth - Event Coordinator (2003)
Heidi Rockney - Administrative Assistant (2002-2003) - Currently a MS. student at San Francisco State University.
Erick Hammersmark - Software developer (1994-1995) and then again in 1998-2001. Currently Software Engineer at Apple,
Jada (Quinn) Livingston - Research Scientist (2000-2002). Attorney at Ater Wynne LLP
Mitsuhiro Tsuchiya - Research Scientist (2000-2005). Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato, California, United States of America
Kimberly Smith - Manager of the Center for Expression Arrays (2000-2002). Sr Manager, Lab Operations at Allen Institute for Brain Science.
Caimiao Wei - Research Fellow (2003-2005). Currently Principal Statistical Analyst at MD Anderson Cancer Center
Dr. Tom J. Sims - Research Scientist (2000-2003). Retired
Russel Welti - Software Engineer (1995-2001). Currently Software Engineer - Education and Outreach, IRIS Incorporated Research Institutes for Seismology
Mary Tillotson-Criss - Research Technologist (1998-1999)
Karina Stepaniants - Research Scientist/Volunteer (1997-1998). Currently at Epoch Bioscience
Laurie Hassell - Research Scientist (1993-1998). Currently Director, Regional Research Collaborations at Institute of Translational Health Sciences
Daniel Ratner - Highschool Student (1995). Currently Associate Professor, Bioengineering University of Washington.
Jake Kendall - Highschool Student (1993) - Currently Deputy Director, Research and Innovation at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation