People


Principal Investigator


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Martha L. Bulyk     
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pathology
Email: mlbulyk [at] genetics [dot] med [dot] harvard [dot] edu
Room: 466D, Tel: (617) 525-4725
Brief professional biography




Postdoctoral Fellows


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Luca Mariani
Postdoctoral fellow
Sequence specificity of Pioneer Factors to nucleosomal DNA
Room: 466, Tel: (617) 525-4726



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Yuliya Sytnikova
Postdoctoral fellow
cis regulatory codes in Drosophila
Room: 466, Tel: (617) 525-4726



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Sachi Inukai
Postdoctoral fellow
Regulatory Genomics
Room: 466, Tel: (617) 525-4726



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Julia Rogers
Postdoctoral fellow
Evolution of protein-DNA specificity
Room: 466, Tel: (617) 525-4726



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Tim Read
Postdoctoral fellow
p53 transcriptional regulation
Room: 468, Tel: (617) 525-4545




Graduate Students


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Alexandre Palagi
Graduate student, Doctoral School of Health and Life Sciences - University of Nice
Highly parallel assays of cis regulatory modules in Drosophila embryonic development
Room: 468, Tel: (617) 525-4545

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Kian Hong Kock
Graduate student, Harvard Biological & Biomedical Sciences (BBS) Graduate Program
Regulatory variation
Room: 466, Tel: (617) 525-4726


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Colin Waters
Graduate student, Harvard Biological & Biomedical Sciences (BBS) Graduate Program
Transcriptional enhancers
Room: 466, Tel: (617) 525-4726



Rotation Students


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Raehoon Jeong
Graduate student, Harvard Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics (BIG) Ph.D. Program
Coding-noncoding genetic interactions
Room: 466, Tel: (617) 525-4726


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Aaron Kollasch
Graduate student, Harvard Biological & Biomedical Sciences (BBS) Graduate Program
Transciptional Codes
Room: 464A, Tel: (617) 525-4543




Lab Staff


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Stephen Gisselbrecht
Research Specialist
In vivo testing of cis regulatory codes in Drosophila embryonic development
Room: 468, Tel: (617) 525-4545


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Katy Weinand
Technical research assistant
Computational inference of cis regulatory codes
Room: 464A, Tel: (617) 525-4543



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James Anderson
Technical research assistant
Protein-DNA recognition
Room: 466, Tel: (617) 525-4726




Administrative Assistant


Tracy Dunn
Email: bulyk_admin [at] genetics [dot] med [dot] harvard [dot] edu
Room: 458B, Tel: (617) 525-4743






Recent Alumni (2015 - Current )


2016-2017 Gayatri Ramakrishnan, Postdoctoral fellow from Boston Bangalore Biosciences Beginnings (B4) Program

2017 Francis Reilly-Andujar, Undergraduate student in HMS Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program (SHURP)

2017 Gabriela Smith-Rosario, Undergraduate student in Harvard BD2K/HST Summer Institute in Biomedical Informatics

2017 Mudit Dutta, Undergraduate student in Harvard BD2K/HST Summer Institute in Biomedical Informatics

2014-2017 Jesse Vigoda Kurland, Technical Research Assistant; currently matriculating in the Molecular Biology Ph.D. program at U. Colorado Boulder

2012-2017 Julia Rogers, graduate student in Harvard Biophysics Graduate Program; currently a postdoc in the Bulyk lab

2014-2017 Leila Shokri, Instructor

2012-2016 Xiaochun Ni, postdoc; currently Scientist I, Research Analytics/Computational Biology, Celgene, Cambridge, MA

2015-2016 Jenna Kefeli, graduate student, Biostatistics Masters Program, Harvard School of Public Health; currently matriculating in the Systems Biology graduate program at Columbia University

2016 Amelia Hallworth, undergraduate student in HMS Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program; currently matriculating in Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) Ph.D. program, Microbiology, Yale University

2016 Jessica Zhou, undergraduate student in Harvard BD2K/HST Summer Institute in Biomedical Informatics; currently matriculating in the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Ph.D. program at UCSD

2016 Tiffany Amariuta, rotation student; Harvard Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics (BIG) Ph.D. Program

2011-2015 Luis Barrera, graduate student in Harvard Biophysics Graduate Program and Harvard-MIT HST Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics (BIG) Ph.D. Program; currently Computational Biologist at Editas

2015 Amelia Hallworth, undergraduate student in HMS Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program; currently matriculating in Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) Ph.D. program, Microbiology, Yale University

2015 Emily Levenson, undergraduate student in Harvard-MIT Health, Sciences, and Technology Summer Institute Big Data to Knowledge Biomedical Informatics Program; currently completing undergraduate studies at Lehigh University

2015 Adam Riesselman, rotation student; Harvard Bioinformatics & Integrative Genomics (BIG) Graduate Program.

2015 James Anderson, MIT, UROP Program; currently a Technical Research Assistant in the Bulyk Lab.

2015 Chiara Ricci-Tam, rotation student; Harvard Biological & Biomedical Sciences (BBS) graduate program.

2014-2015 Kian Hong Kock, rotation student; Harvard Biological & Biomedical Sciences program.


Alumni (2012 - 2014)


Alumni (2008 - 2011)


Alumni (2001 - 2007)



Congratulations to Julia on her amazing Ph.D. dissertation defense!

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Accidental Matching day in the Bulyk Lab!

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