Lab Members

Michelle Jones, PhD

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Michelle Jones, PhD, graduated with her doctorate from the Cedars-Sinai Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences and Translational Medicine in 2013 after five years studying the genetics of complex diseases such as polycystic ovary syndrome, insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes. Utilizing a range of molecular tools, including high-throughput genotyping methylation and gene expression, Jones works with the endocrine genetics team to generate and analyze data to better understand the basis of these common, complex disorders.

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Jinrui Cui, MS

Biostatistician Email:

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Jinrui Cui is a trained biostatistician with extensive experience in the analysis of datasets from studies of families, offspring and twins, and studies of unrelated subjects, both case-control and cohort designs. He is involved in performing statistical genetic analyses utilizing various programs, including SAS, SIMWALK2, SIMLINK, FISHER, SNPLINK, SOLAR, MERLIN, MEGA2, GOLD, QTDT, HAPLOVIEW, PHASE and PLINK. Cui is the primary Cedars-Sinai analyst for a number of studies, including Insulin Clearance, IRAS Family, Mexican-American Coronary Artery Disease-MACAD, and Mexican-American Hypertension-Insulin Resistance-MA HTN-IR.