People

Gitter Lab photo

October 2017 Gitter Lab photo: Nafisah, Atul, Aaron, Anthony, Moayad, Sam, Shengchao (left to right). Not pictured: Chris, Thevaa, Quan, Jay.

Principal investigator

Anthony Gitter

Anthony Gitter
Anthony is an assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics and affiliate faculty in the Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as well as an investigator at the Morgridge Institute for Research. He is a member of the UW Carbone Cancer Center Cancer Genetic and Epigenetic Mechanisms Scientific Program and the UW Epigenetics Program as well as a faculty trainer in the Computation and Informatics in Biology and Medicine, Genomic Sciences, and Bio-Data Science training programs.

Previously, Anthony was a joint postdoc at Microsoft Research New England and Ernest Fraenkel's lab at MIT working in close collaboration with Riccardo Zecchina of Politecnico di Torino. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 2012. His advisor was Ziv Bar-Joseph of the Systems Biology Group. In 2010 he interned with David Heckerman's group at Microsoft Research. He received his M.S. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon and his B.S. in Computer Science from Arizona State University, where he worked with Chitta Baral and Graciela Gonzalez.

Anthony's contact information can be found at the bottom of the page.

Graduate students

Chris Magnano

Chris Magnano
Computer Sciences graduate student
chrismagnano@gmail.com

Thevaa Chandereng

Thevaa Chandereng
Statistics graduate student
chandereng@wisc.edu

Atul Deshpande
Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate student
Co-advised with B. Ross Barmish

Moayad Alnammi
Computer Sciences graduate student

Shengchao Liu
Computer Sciences graduate student

Aaron Baker
Computer Sciences graduate student

Sam Gelman
Computer Sciences graduate student

Undergraduate students

Jay Wang
Computer Sciences and Statistics undergraduate student

Independent study and rotation students

Quan Yin
Computer Sciences graduate student

Former members

Graduate students

Nafisah Islam
Computer Sciences graduate student
Co-advised with Paul Ahlquist

Undergraduate students

Jon Gulliver
Computer Sciences undergraduate student

Dylan Cronin
Bowling Green State University undergraduate student
Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program

Rafael Feliciano
Universidad del Este
Biomedical Data Science Summer Research Program

George Bao
Computer Sciences undergraduate student

Independent study and rotation students

Xiujun Li
Computer Sciences graduate student

Mansu (Phoenix) Kim
Microbiology and Mathematics undergraduate student

Jason Feriante
Computer Sciences graduate student

Vaidhyanathan Venkiteswaran
Computer Sciences graduate student