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Executive Director and Professor

Joshua LaBaer

Executive Director and Professor, Biodesign Institute
Center Director, Biodesign Virginia G. Piper Center for Personalized Diagnostics
Interim Center Director, ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center
Faculty Member, Biodesign Virginia G. Piper Center for Personalized Diagnostics

Joshua LaBaer is one of the nation’s foremost investigators in the rapidly expanding field of personalized diagnostics. His efforts focus on the discovery and validation of biomarkers—unique molecular fingerprints of disease—which can provide early warning for those at risk of major illnesses, including cancer and diabetes. Formerly founder and director of the Harvard Institute of Proteomics, LaBaer was recruited to ASU’s Biodesign Institute as the first Piper Chair in Personalized Me...

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Anna Schorr
Anna Schorr
Graduate Research Assistant
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Jingmin Shu
Jingmin Shu
BDI Affiliated Graduate
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Kazi Waheeda
Kazi Waheeda
Grad Teaching Assistant
School of Molecular Sciences
Yaliang Zhang
Deborah Adams
Deborah Adams
Research Specialist Senior
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Jesus Aguilar Diaz De Leon
Jesus Aguilar Diaz De Leon
Grad Teaching Assistant
School of Molecular Sciences
Karen Anderson
Karen Anderson
Professor
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Matthew Beebe
Matthew Beebe
Research Specialist
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Chad Borges
Chad Borges
Associate Professor
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Michelle Burgin
Michelle Burgin
Grad Service Assistant
Sols Graduate Programs
Samantha BurkeJacqueline Carmona
Jacqueline Carmona
Grad Teaching Assistant
Sols Graduate Programs
Reed Cartwright
Reed Cartwright
Associate Professor
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Thiruppavai Chandrasekaran
Thiruppavai Chandrasekaran
Research Specialist
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Pramod Chandrashekar
Pramod Chandrashekar
Alumni
Arizona State University
OPT Student
Arizona State University
SEVIS Full-Course Override
Arizona State University
Ramani Chavan
Ramani Chavan
Assistant Bioinformatics Analyst
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Carolyn Compton
Carolyn Compton
Professor
Sols Administration & Faculty
David Contreras
David Contreras
Research Technician
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Aleah Deptula
Aleah Deptula
Graduate Research Assistant
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Valentin Dinu
Valentin Dinu
Assoc Professor
College of Health Solutions BM
Seron Eaton
Seron Eaton
Research Laboratory Manager
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Michael Fiacco
Michael Fiacco
Sr Systems Architect
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Kimberly Fields
Kimberly Fields
Program Manager Research
Research Project Management
Weimin Gao
Weimin Gao
Associate Research Scientist
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Juan Jose Garcia Mesa
Juan Jose Garcia Mesa
Graduate Research Assistant
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Ankita George
Ankita George
Clinical Research Technician
Biodesign CTL
Dustin Grief
Dustin Grief
Student Worker I, Course Aide
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Haiwei Gu
Haiwei Gu
Asst Professor
College of Health Solutions NT
Alvi Habib
Alvi Habib
Student Worker III
WPC Technology Services
Jennifer Hesterman
Jennifer Hesterman
Grad Research Assistant
Sols Graduate Programs
Marika Hopper
Marika Hopper
Research Specialist Senior
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Ching-Wen Hou
Ching-Wen Hou
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Preston Hunter
Preston Hunter
Applications Systems Analyst Principal
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Nilojan Jehanathan
Nilojan Jehanathan
Grad Teaching Assistant
School of Molecular Sciences
Rowan Johnson
Rowan Johnson
Research Technician
Biodesign CTL
Nathaniel Johnson
Nathaniel Johnson
Research Specialist
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Erandi Prasadini Kapuruge
Erandi Prasadini Kapuruge
Grad Service Assistant
School of Molecular Sciences
Mark Knappenberger
Mark Knappenberger
Gradute Research Assistant
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Joshua LaBaer
Joshua LaBaer
Executive Director & Professor
Biodesign Institute
Huafang Lai
Huafang Lai
Research Professional
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Douglas Lake
Douglas Lake
Assoc Professor
Sols Administration & Faculty
Matthew Lee
Matthew Lee
Data Science Specialist Aide
CHS CHIR
Ryan Lisiewski
Ryan Lisiewski
SW I, Laboratory Aide
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Li Liu
Li Liu
Asst Professor
College of Health Solutions BM
Alexandra Lucas
Alexandra Lucas
Research Professor (FSC)
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Jessica Lukosus
Jessica Lukosus
Financial Manager
KE Biodesign Institute Finance
Dustin Luu
Dustin Luu
Grad Teaching Assistant
School of Molecular Sciences
Dewey Magee
Dewey Magee
Assistant Research Professor
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Kajol Majhail
Kajol Majhail
Clinical Research Technician
Biodesign CTL
Shodhan Manda
Shodhan Manda
Associate Scientific Software Engineer
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Marco Mangone
Marco Mangone
Associate Professor
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Candyce McDaniel
Candyce McDaniel
Research Technician
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Joseph Miceli
Joseph Miceli
Mgr Laboratory
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Lisa Miller
Lisa Miller
Research Specialist
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Emma Murari Vel Murugan
Vel Murugan
Associate Research Professor
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Cristina Musch
Cristina Musch
Research Specialist
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Nicholas Nabours
Nicholas Nabours
Research Technician, DNASU Plasmid Repository
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Mehdi Nikkhah
Mehdi Nikkhah
Assoc Professor
Sch Biological & Hlth Sys Engr
Shannon Obrien
Shannon Obrien
Research Technician
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Adam Orr
Adam Orr
Graduate Research Assistant
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Arlene Ow
Arlene Ow
Research Specialist
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Anasuya Pal
Anasuya Pal
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
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Jin Park
Jin Park
Assistant Research Professor
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Ji Qiu
Ji Qiu
Research Professor
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Femina Rauf
Femina Rauf
Assistant Research Scientist
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Inam Ridha
Inam Ridha
Grad Research Assistant
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Stephen Rogers
Stephen Rogers
Research Specialist Sr
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Theresa Rosov
Theresa Rosov
Research Specialist Senior
Biodesign CTL
Melanie Sala
Melanie Sala
Executive Administrative Support Specialist
Biodesign Administration
Amit Arunkumar Sharma
Amit Arunkumar Sharma
Associate Scientific Software Engineer
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Elizabeth Sheets
Elizabeth Sheets
Editor Associate
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Mahasish Shome
Mahasish Shome
Grad Research Assistant
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Lusheng Song
Lusheng Song
Asst Research Professor (FSC)
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Stephanie Thibert
Stephanie Thibert
Grad Service Assistant
School of Molecular Sciences
Peaches Ulrich
Peaches Ulrich
Grad Service Assistant
Sols Graduate Programs
Jennifer Van Duine
Jennifer Van Duine
Mgr Laboratory
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Wade Van Horn
Wade Van Horn
Associate Professor
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Alicia Van Stone
Alicia Van Stone
BDI Affiliated Undergraduate
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Stacy Williams
Stacy Williams
Asst Rsrch Profsnl, Biostatistician
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Eric Wilson
Eric Wilson
Grad Research Assistant
School of Molecular Sciences
Steven Winn
Steven Winn
Program Manager Research
Research Project Management
Jordan Yaron
Jordan Yaron
Asst Research Professor (FSC)
Sch Engr Matter Trnsprt Energy
Padhmavathy Yuvaraj
Padhmavathy Yuvaraj
Research Specialist
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Liqiang Zhang
Liqiang Zhang
Research Scientist
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Ziqi Zhu
Ziqi Zhu
Grad Service Assistant
Sols Graduate Programs
Yunro Chung
Yunro Chung
Asst Professor
College of Health Solutions BM
Dianne DeNardo
Dianne DeNardo
Project Manager Research
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Anna Engelbrektson
Anna Engelbrektson
Research Specialist Senior
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Britney Frederic
Qiuyun GUO
Qiuyun GUO
Exchange Scholar
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Emil Ljungberg
Emil Ljungberg
BDI Affiliated Undergraduate
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Dustin Lord
Dustin Lord
Research Technician
Biodesign CTL
Tianchen Mu
Tianchen Mu
Instructional Aide MAT 243
Math & Natural Sciences Div
Barbara Munk
Barbara Munk
Managing Director of School Operations
School of Molecular Sciences
Sivanaga Surya Vamsi Popuri
Sivanaga Surya Vamsi Popuri
Grad Service Assistant - ASU ONLINE
Sch Elect Comptr & Energy Engr
Stephen Rice
Stephen Rice
Project Coordinator Research
Biodesign Virginia G Piper PD
Kamal Shaik
Kamal Shaik
BDI Affiliated Undergraduate
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Quinn Stalcup
SW V, Entrepreneurship Catalyst
Entrepreneurship + Innovation
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Yuliza Tafoya Alvarado
Future University Staff Hire
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