Lab Members

Forough Abbasi
Lab Manager

Forough graduated with her BS in cell and molecular biology in 2006 and spent several years in a clinical lab and subsequently at the Lancaster Laboratory at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. She has extensive experience in preclinical modeling and translational research and participates in laboratory projects using cellular and molecular biology approaches.

Victoria Renae Cerda, MD
Gynecologic Oncology Fellow
Quentin Chartreux, PhD
Postdoctoral Scientist
Marcela Haro, PhD
Project Scientist
Lourdes Hernandez
Clinical Research Associate
Na Jeong Kim
Graduate Student
Shruti Kulkarni
Research Intern
Clarissa Lee
Research Intern
Anthony Manliguez
Clinical Research Associate II

Anthony joins us from the pharmaceutical industry, with prior experience in clinical trial management and portfolio delivery operations. He currently supports our clinical team and is furthering ongoing biorepository studies. He studied biopharmaceutical sciences and health communication at the University of Southern California, and is working toward his MS in healthcare management at Johns Hopkins University.

Huyen “Hayley” Nguyen, MS
Graduate Student
Maria “Soledad” Ochoa Mendez, MS
Research Bioinformatician
Giovanna Regis
Graduate Student
Jennifer Sun
Clinical Research Specialist
Marguerite J. Tucker, MS
Research Associate
Pak Hin Yu, MS
Research Bioinformatician

Pak has broad bioinformatics experience in commercial software development, academic research and clinical applications. He currently develops novel bioinformatics pipelines and analyzes epidemiologic and multi-omics data for ovarian cancer and endometriosis. He received his MS in bioinformatics (Birkbeck, University of London) and BS in molecular, cell and developmental biology (UCLA).


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8700 Beverly Blvd.
Davis Building, Third Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90048