faculty

Matthew Anderson

Tsalagi – Eastern Cherokee Descent

PhD in Genomics from Stanford University. Currently an Assistant Professor at Ohio State University. Matthew’s area of research includes microbiome contributors to health.

Krystal Tsosie

Diné – Navajo Nation

Master of Bioethics, Arizona State University. Master of Public Health, Vanderbilt University. Current PhD candidate in Genomics and Health Disparities. Krystal brings ethics, public health, and statistical expertise.

Joseph Yracheta

Pūrepecha – Mexican Indigenous

Masters in Pharmacogenomics from University of Washington. Currently a DrPH candidate in Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University. Joseph serves as Executive Director and laboratory manager.

Keolu Fox

Kanaka Maoli – Native Hawaiian

PhD in Genomics from the University of Washington. Currently an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Diego. Keolu’s areas of expertise includes gene-editing technologies.

Deondre Smiles

Ojibwe – Leech Lake Band

PhD in Geography from The Ohio State University. Current postdoc in OSU Department of History and incoming Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Victoria. Deondre’s research interests include Indigenous geographies, science and technology studies, and Indigenous research ethics.

Oliver Bear Don’t Walk IV

Apsáalooke – Crow Nation

Masters of Biomedical Informatics, Stanford University. Currently pursuing a PhD in Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University. Oliver is interested in advancing clinical natural language processing applications with an emphasis on the ethical analysis of data science.