Lab Members

Lab Photo
February 2017

Principle Investigator

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Dr. Denis Tsygankov, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University SOM

Georgia Tech BioEngineering Program Faculty
Georgia Tech BioInformatics Program Faculty
Cancer Cell Biology Research Program Member at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Ph.D. Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Center for Nonlinear Sciences
M.S. & B.S. Applied Physics and Mathematics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia
Office: U.A. Whitaker Building, Room 1212
Email: denis.tsygankov (at) bme.gatech.edu


Postdoctoral Scholars

Dr. Olga Chernaya

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Ph.D. Physiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois
B.S. Biology, Moscow State University, Russia

Research Interests: My research interests focus on understating intercellular communications during epithelial and endothelial morphogenesis and regeneration.


Graduate Students

William Pilcher

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Joint Georgia Tech & Emory University BME Ph.D. Program
B.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia

Research Interests: Computational Systems Biology and Image Analysis
Office: U.A. Whitaker Building, Room 1213

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Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics Interdisciplinary Graduate Program
B.S. Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Research Interests: Biomechanics of Collective Cell Behavior
Office: U.A. Whitaker Building, Room 1213

Siarhei Hladyshau

School of Biology. Bioinformatics Interdisciplinary Graduate Program
M.S. Biotechnology, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
B.S. Applied Physics and Mathematics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Research Interests: Computational Systems Biology and Bioinformatics
Office: U.A. Whitaker Building, Room 1213


Master’s Students

Yinghan Xu

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, BioEngineering Interdisciplinary Masters Program
Research Project: Graphical User Interface for analysis of complex cell patterns
Office: U.A. Whitaker Building, Room 1213


Undergraduate Students

Asher Altman

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Research Project: The role of PYGO1 in Cerebral Cavernous Malformation
Office: U.A. Whitaker Building, Room 1213

Farhan Rahman

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Research Project: The role of noise-induced excitable dynamics of Rho family GTPases in the regulation of actin cytoskeleton
Office: U.A. Whitaker Building, Room 1213


Lab Alumni

Arjun Patel

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
UG research project: Inverse Voronoi problem in the cell cluster context

John Miles

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
UG research project: Visualization of actin cytoskeleton for studying collective cell behavior

Matvey Murashko

Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
Summer internship project: developing RNA-seq analysis pipeline

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Justin Cha

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
UG research project: modeling biomechanics of cell clusters

Rajan Jayasankar

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
UG research project: Visualization of actin cytoskeleton for studying collective cell behavior

Sidi Zhao

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
UG research project: Graphical User Interface for analysis of complex cell patterns

Dae Eun “Danny” Park

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
UG research project: Biomechanical 3D model of endothelial cells

Kian Pourak

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
UG research project: modeling adhesion dynamics in migrating cells

Brooke Trogdon

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
UG research project: Visualization of actin cytoskeleton for studying collective cell behavior

Argy Kosmakos

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
UG research project: collective endothelial cell behavior during vasculogenesis