We are looking for two postdoctoral fellows to work on computational analysis of the evolution of gene regulation in Drosophila. Click here for more info
Recent Papers
Discordance of gene and species trees in Drosophila
Large-scale turnover of functional transcription-factor binding sites in Drosophila


Michael B. Eisen, Ph.D. Scientist, Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Univerisity of California at Berkeley.

Phone 1-510-486-5214
FAX 1-786-549-0137
E-mail mbeisen@lbl.gov
Mailing Address

Mailstop 84-171
One Cyclotron Road
Berkeley, CA 94720

Lab Phone 1-510-486-6791

Postdoctoral Fellows

Angela DePace. Postdoctoral Fellow. Building a high resolution 3D atlas of gene expression in Drosophila.

Stewart MacArthur. Postdoctoral Fellow. Experimental and computational analysis of cis-regulation in Drosophila.

Erica Bree Rosenblum. Postdoctoral Fellow. Functional genomics of host-pathogen interactions associated with amphibian declines.

Devin Scannell. Postdoctoral Fellow. Using comparative genomics to study the evolution of gene regulatory networks in flies.

Annie Tsong. Postdoctoral Fellow. Fitness landscapes in evolution of transcriptional regulation.

Graduate Students

Colin Brown. Graduate Student. Evolution of Transcription Factor DNA-binding domains.

Venky Iyer. Graduate Student. Comparative genomics and modeling of cis-regulatory regions in Drosophila.

Garmay Leung. Graduate Student. Comparative motif finding and evolution of non-coding sequences in drosophila.

Richard Lusk. Graduate Student. Evolution of regulatory complexity in yeast.

Dan Pollard. Graduate Student. Evolutionary and Population Genetics of Drosophila cis-Regulatory Sequences.

Emily Hare. Graduate Student. Evolution of cis-regulation in Diptera.

Brant Peterson. Graduate Student. Transcriptional control of dorsal-ventral patterning in Diptera.

Aaron Garnett. Graduate Student. Cis-regulation in somitogenesis in fish.

Lenny Teytelman. Graduate Student. Yeast mating silencer evolution.

Ryan Shultzaberger. Graduate Student.

Matthew Davis. Graduate Student. Modeling gene expression in the drosophila embryo.

Daniel Richter. Graduate Student. Genome evolution and the transition to multicellularity in metazoa.

Undergraduate Students

Maria Lin. Undergraduate Student. The genetics of frog/chytrid interactions.

Genny Gould. Undergraduate Student.

Nicole Maddox. Undergraduate Student. The genetics of frog/chytrid interactions.

Linda Zhang. Undergraduate Student. Fungi/Insect interactions.


Stuart Davidson. Programmer.

Aaron Hechmer. Programmer. TiMAT, tools for analyzing tiling arrays.

Lisa Simirenko. Programmer. Databases and user interfaces for genome analysis.


Ben Berman. Graduate Student. cis-Regulation in Drosophila.

Derek Chiang. Graduate Student. Computational analysis of yeast transcriptional regulation.

Justin I. Fay, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow. Population Genetics and Evolution of Gene Expression. (Now Assistant Professor of Genetics, Washington University of St. Louis).

Hunter Fraser. Graduate Student. Molecular and genomic evolution.

Audrey P. Gasch, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow. Probabilistic clustering, Yeast stress response.

Heather McCullough. Undergraduate. (Now graduate student at Stanford).

Alan Moses. Graduate Student. Modeling sequence-expression relationships.

David Nix. Computational Scientist. Tools and databases for analyzing the fly genome.

Hanchuan Peng. Postdoctoral Fellow. Image Data Mining for 3D Embryogenesis Gene Expression Patterns and Computational Construction of Gene Networks.(Now a scientist with Janelia Farm research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute.)

Steven Storage. Undergraduate Student. Evolution of cis-regulation in Diptera.

Eric Weiss, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow. Mother-daughter separatation in yeast.