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Staff Directory

Vicki Huff, Ph.D.
Director, Sequencing and Microarray Facility
Professor, Department of Genetics

Sharon Dent, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Sequencing and Microarray Facility
Chair, Dept of Molecular Carcinogenesis
Director, Science Park Research Division

Gigi Lozano, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Sequencing and Microarray Facility
Chair, Dept of Genetics



Erika Thompson, M.S. - Assistant Director, Sequencing and Microarray Facility
Ms. Thompson is responsible for the daily operations and development of the SMF.

Phone: 713-834-6381
Email: ejthomps@mdanderson.org

Viju Varghese, M.H.A. - Research Laboratory Coordinator
Ms. Varghese is responsible for the automated sequencing service. She is the key contact person for troubleshooting DNA sequencing.

Phone: 713-834-6197 or x7-1883
Email: vivarghes@mdanderson.org

Louis S. Ramagli, Ph.D. - Senior Research Scientist
Dr. Ramagli is responsible for next generation sequencing platforms in the SMF. He is also the primary operator of the Illumina HiSeq2000. Please contact him to discuss or schedule this service.

Phone: 713-834-6299
Email: lramagli@mdanderson.org

Santasri Sen, M.A. - Senior Research Assistant
Ms. Sen is the key contact person for fluorescent fragment analysis. She also acts as a backup for the DNA sequencing service. Please contact her to schedule these services.

Phone: 713-834-6197 or x7-1883
Email: santsen@mdanderson.org

Denaha (DJ) Doss, M.S. - Research Investigator
Ms. Doss is the primary person responsible for the Sanger based gene resequencing services.

Phone: 713-834-6197 or x7-1883
Email: djdoss@mdanderson.org

Hongli Tang, M.D. - Research Investigator
Dr. Tang is responsible for sample and library preparation in the SMF’s next generation sequencing service.

Phone: 713-834-6197 or x7-1883
Email: hltang@mdanderson.org

Sybil Varghese, M.B.A. - Senior Financial Analyst
Ms. Varghese can assist with any billing inquiries. Please contact her for all support documentation requests and questions.  

Phone: 713-834-6383 or x4-6383
Email: svarghe@mdanderson.org

David P. Pollock - Research Laboratory Coordinator
Mr. Pollock is the service lead for all microarray based platforms in the SMF. He is responsible for tracking target preparation requests submitted via the LIMS and oversees the workflow of microarray based projects.

Phone: 713-834-6199
Email: dpollock@mdanderson.org

Marisela Mendoza - Senior Research Assistant
Ms. Mendoza works in the Microarray services section of the SMF. She is responsible for sample intake, tracking, quantification and bioanalyzer quality verification. Ms. Mendoza also performs array hybridization, imaging, and signal quantification.

Phone: 713-834-6199
Email: mgmendoz@mdanderson.org

Kanhav Khanna M.S. - Senior Research Assistant
Mr. Khanna works in the facility’s NGS service. He is responsible for NGS library and sample preparation. He has specific expertise in microRNA assays.

Phone: 713-834-6197
Email: KKhanna@mdanderson.org


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