Ekta Khurana is an Assistant Professor of Computational Genomics at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is also the Associate Director of the Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Computational Biology & Medicine. 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.
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.
Tatiana recently graduated from the University of Southern California, where she studied Health and Human Sciences. She is spending her research gap year in the Khurana Lab before pursuing an M.D. at USC's Keck School of Medicine in the Fall. She is passionate about cancer research and hopes to continue studying oncology throughout her career.