Peter Ly, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
Qing 'Emily' Hu, Ph.D.
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.
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 in 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.
Elizabeth 'Lizz' Maurais, B.S.
Research Technician / Lab Manager
Lizz received her B.S. degree in Biotechnology from the University of New Hampshire and spent a summer at Caltech as an Amgen Scholar. She joined the lab in July 2019 as a research tech and lab manager. Her research project explores how cells sense and respond to fragmented chromosomes. Lizz's favorite TV show is The Office.