The EPPIcenter fosters the careers of our staff, and delights in their achievements
Faith De Amaral
Faith is a Berkeley graduate who has recently finished studying avian malaria at San Francisco State. She has a background in environmental science and conservation biology, and has found a passion for parasitology and disease ecology. She is looking forward to working with malaria in the human realm and seeing this science through a new lens
Aaron is a recent graduate from UC Davis with a major in Genetics. He has a background in animal genomics and veterinary genetics and has found excitement and passion in the fridge of parasitology and disease genomics.
Fin is a bioinformatician. She earned her MS in Bioinformatics from KU Leuven in Belgium. She worked at Maastricht University in the Netherlands before joining EPPIcenter. She is looking forward to exploring and developing tools for global health research
Arefin is a bioinformatician with interests in immunological, genomics and transcriptomic data analysis. She received her masters in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology from UC Berkeley. Her undergrad was in Biochemistry and her formative years were spent at biotech industries developing immunotherapies for cancer and auto-immune diseases. At the EPPI center, she wants to explore large/epidemiologic-level infectious disease data and solve problems that are biologically meaningful.
Charles is a Staff Research Associate, and Lab Manager . He earned his BS in Physiology from SF State University. He then worked at the University of San Francisco before moving to UCSF.
Kore is a Staff Research Associate. She is a recent graduate from UCLA where she earned her MPH in Epidemiology. She completed her undergrad at UC Berkeley where she studied Microbiology and Toxicology, and worked in a recombinant antibody research lab following graduation. She is looking forward to learning more about infectious diseases and transmission dynamics and being more involved in the public health setting
Allie is a project manager with the EPPIcenter. Allie earned her MPH from George Washington University in DC. She previously worked at UCSF in pregnancy research and at Kaiser Permanente Northern California on process improvement projects.
Brian is a Bioinformatician.