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DCC staff

J. Michael Cherry, Ph.D. Principal Investigator, Professor (Research)
Ben Hitz, Ph.D. Project Manager
Cricket Sloan, M.S. Data Wrangler Manager


  • Esther Chan, Ph.D. Data Wrangler
  • Idan Gabdank, Ph.D. Data Wrangler 
  • Jason Hilton, Ph.D. Data Wrangler

Pipeline Developers

  • Ulugbek Baymuradov Software Developer
  • Otto Jolanki, M.S. Software Developer
  • Tim Dreszer, M.S. Software Developer 
  • J. Seth Strattan, Ph.D. Data Wrangler


  • Karthik Kalyanaraman Software Developer
  • Forrest Tanaka UI/Web Designer
  • Casey Litton DevOps

Wrangling Assistants 

  • Nick Luther Assistant Data Wrangler
  • Kathrina Onate Assistant Data Wrangler
  • Keenan Graham Research Data Assistant
  • Zachary Myers  Assistant Data Wrangler
  • Julie Wong Biocurator Assistant