Staff Research Associate
Juan is a Staff Research Associate with extensive experience with a wide variety of genetic lab techniques, particularly Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and targeted genome editing with CRISPR/Cas9.
Application Developer/Database Programmer
Sindy is a seasoned database architect and application developer with numerous professional certifications related to databases, application development and data science. She is currently working on bringing gene discovery information from the research lab to the autism clinic in the hopes of benefitting patients with a bench-to-bed system that integrates clinical data and genomic data. Sindy supports the applications, systems, and databases that make the project possible.
Clif is the Lab Manager for the State Lab, as well as the Sanders Lab, and the Willsey Lab at UCSF. In his role as lab center manager and coordinator, Clif facilitates the research activities of all members of the three labs as they work jointly to better understand the genetic pathways and neurobiology contributing to neurodevelopmental disorders such as ASD, Tourette Syndrome, and child-onset Schizophrenia.