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2024 Committee Members

George Golovko
LUCA GIANCARDO
HIMANI AGRAWAL
DENISE CAVALIER

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Walmart

UTHealth Houston

UTMB

Verena Kalhoff

Greater Houston Partnership

KAMIL KHANIPOV

UTMB Health

Jan Lindsay

Rice University

ZHANDONG LIU

Baylor College of Medicine

Michelle Patriquin

The Menninger Clinic

Allison Post
Laila Rasmy

Texas Heart Institute

UTHealth Houston

Homer Quintana

Houston Methodist

Rafael Rosengarten
Richard Sucgang
Jon Tamir
Matt Segar

Genialis

Texas Heart Institute

Houston Methodist

University of Texas at Austin

The Ken Kennedy Institute Team

ANGELA WILKINS

Executive Director

MICHELLE ATKINSON

Program Administrator

SAMANTHA NAVA

Director of Partnerships

KELLY PETERS

Marketing, Events, and

Administrative Specialist

2024 Committee Members

George Golovko
LUCA GIANCARDO
HIMANI AGRAWAL
DENISE CAVALIER

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Walmart

UTHealth Houston

UTMB

Verena Kalhoff

Greater Houston Partnership

KAMIL KHANIPOV

UTMB Health

Jan Lindsay

Rice University

ZHANDONG LIU

Baylor College of Medicine

Michelle Patriquin

The Menninger Clinic

Allison Post
Laila Rasmy

Texas Heart Institute

UTHealth Houston

Homer Quintana

Houston Methodist

Rafael Rosengarten
Richard Sucgang
Jon Tamir
Matt Segar

Genialis

Texas Heart Institute

Houston Methodist

University of Texas at Austin

Vaibhav Unhelkar

Rice University

Eric Venner

Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center

Chengyue Wu

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

W. Jim Zheng

UTHealth Houston

The Ken Kennedy Institute Team

KELLY PETERS

Marketing, Events, and

Administrative Specialist

SAMANTHA NAVA

Director of Partnerships

2024 Committee Members

George Golovko
LUCA GIANCARDO
HIMANI AGRAWAL
DENISE CAVALIER

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Walmart

UTHealth Houston

UTMB

Verena Kalhoff

Greater Houston Partnership

KAMIL KHANIPOV

UTMB Health

Jan Lindsay

Rice University

ZHANDONG LIU

Baylor College of Medicine

Michelle Patriquin

The Menninger Clinic

Allison Post
Laila Rasmy

Texas Heart Institute

UTHealth Houston

Homer Quintana

Houston Methodist

Rafael Rosengarten
Richard Sucgang
Jon Tamir
Matt Segar

Genialis

Texas Heart Institute

Houston Methodist

University of Texas at Austin

Vaibhav Unhelkar

Rice University

Eric Venner

Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center

Chengyue Wu

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

W. Jim Zheng

UTHealth Houston

The Ken Kennedy Institute Team

KELLY PETERS

Marketing, Events, and

Administrative Specialist

SAMANTHA NAVA

Director of Partnerships

2024 Committee Members

GEORGE GOLOVKO
LUCA GIANCARDO
KAREN ETHUN
DENISE CAVALIER

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Gulf Coast Consortia

UTHealth Houston

UTMB Health

VERENA KALHOFF 

Greater Houston Partnership

KAMIL KHANIPOV

UTMB Health

JAN LINDSAY

Baylor College of Medicine/Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

ZHANDONG LIU

Baylor College of Medicine

MICHELLE PATRIQUIN

The Menninger Clinic

ALLISON POST
LAILA RASMY

Texas Heart Institute

UTHealth Houston

HOMER QUINTANA

Houston Methodist

RAFAEL ROSENGARTEN
RICHARD SUCGANG
JON TAMIR
MATT SEGAR

Genialis

Texas Heart Institute

Houston Methodist

University of Texas at Austin

VAIBHAV UNHELKAR

Rice University

ERIC VENNER

Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center

CHENGYUE WU

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

W. JIM ZHENG

UTHealth Houston

Organizers

SAMANTHA NAVA

Director of Partnerships

MICHELLE ATKINSON

Director of Operations

KELLY PETERS

Marketing, Events, and

Administrative Specialist

2024 Committee Members

GEORGE GOLOVKO
LUCA GIANCARDO
KAREN ETHUN
DENISE CAVALIER

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Gulf Coast Consortia

UTHealth Houston

UTMB Health

VERENA KALHOFF 

Greater Houston Partnership

KAMIL KHANIPOV

UTMB Health

JAN LINDSAY

Baylor College of Medicine/Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

ZHANDONG LIU

Baylor College of Medicine

MICHELLE PATRIQUIN

The Menninger Clinic

ALLISON POST
LAILA RASMY

Texas Heart Institute

UTHealth Houston

HOMER QUINTANA

Houston Methodist

RAFAEL ROSENGARTEN
RICHARD SUCGANG
JON TAMIR
MATT SEGAR

Genialis

Texas Heart Institute

Houston Methodist

University of Texas at Austin

VAIBHAV UNHELKAR

Rice University

ERIC VENNER

Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center

CHENGYUE WU

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

W. JIM ZHENG

UTHealth Houston

Organizers

MICHELLE ATKINSON

Director of Operations, Ken Kennedy Institute

Lydia Kavraki

Director, Ken Kennedy Institute

KELLY PETERS

Marketing, Events, and

Administrative Specialist, Ken Kennedy Institute

XIA (BEN) HU

Associate Professor of Computer Science, Rice University

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