Jeff Hammerbacher

Jeff is an Assistant Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina, an angel investor with his wife Halle Tecco at Techammer, and a member of the board at Ciox. He was previously an Assistant Professor at Mount Sinai, a founder of Cloudera, the manager of the Data team at Facebook, and a Quant at Bear Stearns. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from Harvard University.

B. Arman Aksoy

Arman is currently a research fellow at Hammer Lab. His research interests include Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Genomics, Genetics, Immunology, Cancer, and the interdisciplinary challenges spanning these fields. During his doctorate, he conducted research in Systems Biology and Cancer Genomics at MSKCC as part of the Tri-I CBM and was involved in TCGA, CTD^2, and NRNB efforts.

Pinar Aksoy

Pinar received her PhD from Fordham University, where she worked on human papillomavirus infection mechanisms in human keratinocytes. Prior to that, she worked on fruit fly models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis as her MSc project at Bogazici and Brown Universities. She is currently a post-doctoral scholar at Hammer Lab and investigating basic T cell biology within the context of cancer.

Eric Czech

Eric is a Data Scientist currently developing computer vision solutions for microscopy imaging, with a focus on multiplexed immunofluorescence. He previously managed data infrastructure development as Chief Architect for a predictive analytics service in the music industry after working as an engineer at large cap hedge fund Bridgewater Associates. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from Brown University.

Elinor Gottschalk

Elinor recently joined Hammer Lab as a postdoc. She is working on setting up organoid cultures to study T cell behavior in the tumor microenvironment. She completed her PhD at Fordham University, where she researched the intracellular trafficking of human papillomavirus 16 during the infection of keratinocytes.