Ekta Khurana is an Associate Professor of Computational Genomics at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is the WorldQuant Foundation Research Scholar since 2021, Associate Director of the Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Computational Biology & Medicine and Co-leader of the Genetics and Epigenetics Program at Meyer Cancer Center. Dr. Khurana's research expertise is in Computational Biology/Bioinformatics, Genomics, Cancer Genomics and Systems Biology.Follow @ekta_khurana
Marjorie is a graduate student in the Tri-Institutional Computational PhD training program between Cornell University, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the Rockefeller University. Before Tri-I, as an undergraduate at Yeshiva University in a joint BA/MA program in mathematics, Marjorie majored in mathematics and minored in computer science. Since joining the Khurana Lab in June 2020, Marjorie uses mathematical modeling to build noninvasive approaches to detect and classify prostate cancer, using precision medicine to maximize likelihood of a favorable outcome in patients.
Annabel Azziz is a graduate student in the Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology (BCMB) program at Weill Cornell Graduate School. Before coming to Weill Cornell, she received a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology from Fordham University. Her current research focuses on analyzing prostate cancer at the single cell level with bioinformatics tools.
Nawaf is a Bioinformatics Associate currently working in the Khurana Lab. He received his Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He also holds a Master's degree in Bioinformatics from Georgetown University. He did his master internship from the George Washington College of Medicine.
Sandra Cohen is a Senior Research Specialist at Weill Cornell Medical College (WCM). She worked as a Chemist at NCI,NIH and as a Research Scientist at NYU Department of Pathology. She also worked as a Senior Research Specialist at the WCM Meyer Cancer Center.