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Members of the Loewe Lab

Researchers and Staff in the Loewe Lab

The researchers and staff members of the Loewe Lab come from all three branches of the academy (sciences, social sciences, and humanities) and represent a wide spectrum of experience. 

 

Group Membership
MemberRoleBackgroundFocus
Current Members
 In Madison  Loewe, Laurence Principle Investigator Evolution, Population Genetics, Molecular Systems Biology; EvoSysBio, Modeling, Compiler Design Evolutionary systems biology of clocks; multi-locus population genetics of mutations; fitness landscapes; ABC, CTMCs
Kate Scheuer Portrait Scheuer, Kate Biology Research Intern Biology, Spanish, Psychology Modeling circadian clocks in Drosophila; Evolvix syntax review for ease of use and biological semantics; Evolvix outreach
Jerdon Dresel Portrait Dresel, Jerdon Biology Research Intern Biology Contributions to modeling the circadian clock in Drosophila
Alyssa Hotz Portrait Hotz, Alyssa Undergraduate Biology Researcher

Biology

Contributions to modeling the circadian clock in Drosophila
Erik Nolan Portrait Nolan, Erik Undergraduate Biology Researcher Biology Contributions to modeling the circadian clock in Drosophila
Noah Waters Portrait Waters, Noah Undergraduate Biology Researcher Biology Contributions to modeling the circadian clock in Drosophila
Claire Nusbaum Portrait Nusbaum, Claire Undergraduate Biology Researcher Biology Contributions to modeling the circadian clock in Drosophila
Cecilia Moog Portrait Moog, Cecilia Undergraduate Biology Researcher Biology Modeling plant lignin biosynthesis
Past Members
Anthony Pietsch Portrait Pietsch, Anthony Editor History, Anthropology Editing of papers, presentations, and other materials; Evolvix syntax review
Christine Javid Portrait Javid, Christine Editor English, Journalism Editing of papers, presentations, and other materials; Evolvix syntax review
Vaibhav Vyas Portrait Vyas, Vaibhav Programmer Comp Sci, NVidia Boost multi-precision numbers; boost math; how to call C++ functions from Evolvix
 Seth Keel Portrait  Keel, Seth Solutions Architect, Project Manager, and more Comp Sci, Genetics, Project Management, Systems Design Project management; build systems; distributed computing infrastructure; Muller's Rachet; evolution@home; population genetics simulations; ABC; C++
 Kurt Ehlert Portrait  Ehlert, Kurt Graduate Comp Sci Researcher Math, Neuroscience, Genetics, Computing Stochastic simulation algorithms; parameter estimation; Approximate Bayesian Computation; time series storage; build system; C++; and more
 Tanner Engbretson Portrait  Engbretson, Tanner Comp Sci Research Intern Comp Sci Web graphical user interface for Evolvix; plotting; JavaScript; nod server; human computer interfaces; and more
Evolutionary Systems Biology Thangavel, Dinesh Graduate Comp Sci Researcher Comp Sci Data structures for storing names and sequences in Evolvix
 Bob Mau Portrait  Mau, Bob Biostatician Statistics, Genomics Estimating measures of DNA sequence diversity
 Iratxo Flores-Lorca Portrait  Flores-Lorca, Iratxo Comp Sci Research Intern Applied Math, Bioinformatics Efficient time-series recording and ordinary differential equation solver integration in Evolvix
 Steve Goldstein Portrait  Goldstein, Steve Computational Biologist Probability Theory, Math, Genomics, Alignments Inference of selection from next-gen sequencing data in Drosophila

 Devanie Tucker Portrait 
Tucker, Devanie Undergraduate Biology Researcher Biology Contributions to modeling the circadian clock in Drosophila
 Jacob Goldfinger Portrait  Goldfinger, Jacob Undergraduate Researcher Biology, Math Tutorials for first steps in Evolvix
Evolutionary Systems Biology Kozak, Cassandra Undergraduate Biology Researcher Biology Aspects of documenting an Evolvix model of the cholesterol pathway
Evolutionary Systems Biology Yang, Payeng Undergraduate Biology Researcher Natural Sciences, Biology Parameters of the cholesterol pathway
Evolutionary Systems Biology Poon, Phillip Postdoc Physics, Applied Math, Numerics ABC; numerics; simulations of delay
Evolutionary Systems Biology Myers, Matt Undergraduate Comp Sci Researcher Comp Sci Implementations of C++; early HDF5 experiments
Evolutionary Systems Biology Holmes, Peter Undergraduate Math Researcher Math, Chemistry, English Implementing a stochastic simulation algorithm