Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado

Chuong lab members (click for bio)

Principal Investigator

Edward B. Chuong, PhD 
Assistant professor
PhD (Genetics), Stanford University
BS (Bioinformatics), UC San Diego


Research Staff

Dave M. Simpson
Lab manager/staff scientist
BS (Biological Sciences), University of Vermont



Conor J. Kelly
Professional research assistant
BS (Honors, MCD Biology), University of Colorado Boulder



Postdoctoral associates

Yuanyuan Xie, PhD
PhD (Neurobiology and Anatomy), University of Utah
BS (Pharmaceutical Engineering), Jilin University School of Life Sciences


Atma Ivancevic, PhD
PhD (Genetics and evolution), University of Adelaide, South Australia
BS (Applied maths and genetics), University of Adelaide


Graduate students

Daniel Ramirez Hernandez
Co-advised w/ Robin Dowell
BS (Genomic Sciences), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México


Carmen Buttler
MS (Cell & Molecular Biology), University of Denver
BS (Molecular Biology), University of Denver



Alice Mueller
Dept of MCD Biology
University of Colorado Boulder (class of 2020)



Bella Horton
Dept of Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Colorado Boulder (class of 2022)



Chris Mulligan
(co-advised with Orit Peleg)
Dept of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Colorado Boulder (class of 2021)


Lab animal

BS (scatology)





Oct 2018 – Lab doubling lunch at Fate Brewing

Sept 2018 – Yuanyuan, Ed, and Conor at the Rocky Mountain Virology Club retreat

June 2018 – Lab outing to Denver Science museum and Carl Zimmer


June 2018 – Looking sharp on tie-dye day at JSCBB