Michael I. Love (he/him/his)
Associate Professor - Genetics and Biostatistics at UNC-Chapel Hill

Google Scholar ~ Curriculum Vitae ~ @mikelove@genomic.social ~ @mikelove@twitter.com

Email: michaelisaiahlove [at] gmail

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Name Research topics Position ~~~~~~~~~~
Michael Love
Statistical software for genomic data analysis;
Causal mechanisms for GWAS loci;
Uncertainty propagation in differential analysis
Jon Rosen Functional interrogation of GWAS variants;
Variant selection and MPRA analysis within IGVF;
Gen. Epi. of HLB Traits, Karen Mohlke lab
Euphy Wu
Isoform-level allelic imbalance: SEESAW;
Co-supervised with Naim Rashid
PhD candidate
Wancen Mu
Allelic imbalance in scRNA-seq: airpart;
Bootstrap enrichment analysis: nullranges
PhD candidate
Ji-Eun Park
Mutational signatures and risk factors in cancer;
Co-supervised with Di Wu
PhD candidate
Rachel Sharp
Molecular mechanisms of GWAS variants
associated with neuropsychiatric traits;
Co-supervised with Hyejung Won
PhD candidate
Yuriko Harigaya Statistical methods for response QTL
Co-supervised with William Valdar
PhD candidate


Doctoral students

Name Research topic Current position ~~~~~~~~~~
Sarah Reifeis @sarah_reifeis Exposure effects with confounding Eli Lilly
Scott Van Buren scRNA-seq quantification uncertainty Harvard FAS Informatics
Arjun Bhattacharya @bhattac_a_bt TWAS for breast cancer outcomes; Multi-omic strategies in TWAS: MOSTWAS; Compressed sensing for deconvolution: DeCompress Postdoc in Pasaniuc lab
Sean McCabe @SeanMcCabeBIOS Multi-omics visualization: movie; LDA of isoforms: actor Postdoc in Lin lab
Anqi Zhu
Differential analysis in RNA-seq; Developed apeglm, swish, mrlocus Genentech

Masters and bachelors students

Name Research topic Current position ~~~~~~~~~~
Kwame Forbes @kwame_forbes Integration of single cell expression data for exploration of bulk DE analysis UNC BCB
Alexandre Lockhart Identification of mutational signatures via targeted sequencing Rho Inc.


Name Research topic Current position ~~~~~~~~~~
Achal Patel Breast cancer TWAS Troester lab member
Amanda Tapia Colocalization of QTL and GWAS Li lab member
Joshua Zitovsky Fast implementation of apeglm for allelic expression ratios Kosorok lab member

Friends of the lab

(Current or former students from other labs that have contributed to Love Lab research)

Name Research topic School (lab) ~~~~~~~~~~
Anna A. Monaco
Molecular Biology/Genetics/Evo-Devo Robert Zinzen (Berlin)
Noor P. Singh
Statistical methods for RNA-seq UMD (Patro)
Dongze He
Single-cell RNA-seq UMD (Patro)
Avi Srivastava
Fast mapping, scRNA-seq quant. SBU (Patro)
Hirak Sarkar
Selective alignment,
scRNA-seq simulation,
transcript grouping
UMD (Patro)
Stuart Lee
Human-centred data science,
tidy range operations
Monash University