Peter Ly, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology

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Qing 'Emily' Hu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow


Qing received her Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences studying meiotic DNA double-strand break repair. After joining the lab in July 2019 as a postdoctoral fellow, she is currently investigating how the DNA damage response shapes the landscape of chromosomal rearrangements. Qing's favorite movie is Amélie.

Rashmi Dahiya, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Rashmi received her Ph.D. in Life Sciences from Jawaharlal Nehru University studying transcriptional regulation in budding yeast and joined the lab in October 2019 as a postdoctoral fellow. Her project focuses on the evolution of genomic rearrangements during kidney cancer progression. In her free time, Rashmi loves watching The Big Bang Theory.

Yu-Fen Lin, Ph.D.

Sr. Research Scientist


Yu-Fen received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from National Taiwan University. She then worked with David Chen and Benjamin Chen at UTSW to study how the DNA damage response is linked to replication stress. Yu-Fen joined the lab in March 2020. She enjoys watching Harry Potter movies and spending time with her 75 lb. labrador/boxer mix.

Alison Guyer, B.S.

Research Technician / Lab Manager


Alison received her B.S. degree in Biological Sciences from Creighton University. As an undergraduate, she studied the impact of genomic instability and aneuploidy on drug resistance using the fungal pathogen Candida albicans. She then joined the lab in August 2020 as a research tech and lab manager. Alison's favorite TV show is New Girls.


Elizabeth 'Lizz' Maurais

Research Technician (2019-2020)

Current Position: Ph.D. Graduate Student, UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Peter Ly | Department of Pathology

5323 Harry Hines Blvd., NB6.404

Dallas, TX 75390-9072

Phone: 214-648-4107 | Email

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