Bobbie-Jo Webb-Robertson

Division Director, Chief Scientist
Bobbie-Jo Webb-Robertson is the chief scientist of Computational Biology within the Biological Sciences Division and co-director of the Precision Medicine Innovation Co-Laboratory (PMedIC).

Josh Adkins

Laboratory Fellow, Biochemist, Group Leader
Josh Adkins leads the division's Integrative Omics group, and he's also the director of a Chemical Analysis Center as a part of the Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium (MoTrPAC).

Chris Oehmen

Senior Research Scientist, Group Leader
Chris Oehmen leads the computational biology group, and he has more than 18 years of experience developing, leading, and executing research programs for a variety of sponsors.

Paul Wilson

Biomedical Scientist, Biological Systems Sciences Group Leader
Dr. Paul Wilson is a senior biomedical scientist specializing in radiation biology. He previously managed a radiobiology team and radiobiology operations at the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory.

Wei-Jun Qian

Bioanalytical Chemist, Lab Fellow
Wei-Jun Qian develops and applies mass spectrometry-based approaches to better quantify the dynamic changes in protein abundances and protein post-translational modifications in biological and clinical applications.

Richard D. Smith

Chemist, Battelle Fellow
Dick Smith's research interests include developing advanced analytical methods and instrumentation, with particular emphasis on high-resolution separations and mass spectrometry, and their applications in biological and biomedical research.

Vanessa Bailey

Earth Scientist, Lab Fellow
Vanessa Bailey studies microbially mediated soil carbon cycling with an emphasis on the roles of physical structure and water dynamics in these processes. Coastal systems are of particular interest.

Kirsten Hofmockel

Senior Scientist, Biological Sciences Division
Kirsten Hofmockel studies the influence of plant-microbe ecology on soil biogeochemistry to identify molecular reactions that inform the prediction of ecosystem responses to environmental change, probable feedbacks to ecosystem functions.

Thomas O. Metz

Senior Scientist
Thomas O. Metz is a principal investigator in the Integrative Omics group within the Biological Sciences Division.

Tao Liu

Senior Scientist
Tao Liu is a Senior Staff Scientist in the Integrative Omics group. He is currently the principal investigator of several large-scale cancer studies.

Katrina M. Waters

Lab Fellow, Chief Scientist
Katrina Waters is Laboratory Fellow and Chief Scientist in biological sciences at PNNL. She has led numerous research efforts in computational modeling, bioinformatics, and data management.

Biological Systems Science

Chemical Biology Team
Coastal Ecosystems Science Team
Exposure Science and Pathogen Biology Team
Microbiome Science Team
River Ecosystems Science Team
Soil Ecosystems Science Team
Synthetic Biology Team




Computational Biology

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Data Science & Biostatistics Team
Modeling & Simulation Team
Software & Algorithms Team
Systems Biology Team






Integrative Omics

Sandilya Garimella
Biosample Pipeline Team
Biostructure & Function Team
Instrument Development & Deployment Team
Metabolomics Team
Proteomics Team





Biological Systems Science

Chemical Biology Team
  • Robert Gervasi, Team Lead
  • Eric Garza, Tech Student
  • Leo Gorham, Post Bachelors RA
  • Lydia Griggs, Post Masters RA
  • Chathuri Kombala
  • Bojana Leonard, Post Doctorate RA
  • Vivian Lin, Chemist
  • Nicholas Reichert, Post Doctorate RA
  • Natalie Sadler, Biomedical Chemist
  • Kiall Francis Suazo, Post Doctorate RA
  • Elise M Van Fossen, Post Doctorate RA 
  • Jennifer Walker, Post Bachelors RA
  • Sharon Zhao, Post Bachelors RA
Coastal Ecosystems Science Team
  • Alicia M Amerson, Team Lead
  • Morgan Barnes, Post Doctorate RA 
  • Brianna Gonzalez, Tech Student
  • Khadijah K Homolka, Post Bachelors RA
  • Matt Kaufman, Pauling Fellow
  • Julia McElhinny, Post Bachelors RA
  • Sophia McKever, Post Bachelors RA 
  • Allison Myers-Pigg, Earth Scientist
  • Opal Otenburg, Post Bachelors RA  
  • Jianqiu Zheng, Earth Scientist
Exposure Science and Pathogen Biology Team
  • Jordan Smith, Team Lead
  • William Chrisler, Biomedical Scientist
  • Matthew Gaffrey, Biomedical Scientist
  • Kristie Oxford, Biomedical Scientist
  • Kimberly Tyrrell, Biomedical Scientist
  • Thomas Weber, Biomedical Scientist
Microbiome Science Team
  • Kitt Bagwell, Team Lead
  • Sheryl Bell, Earth Scientist
  • Yuliya Farris, Biomedical Scientist
  • Marci Garcia, Earth Scientist
  • Emily Graham, Earth Scientist
  • Justine Gutierrez, Tech Student
  • Gregory Martin, Post Doctorate RA
  • Ryan McClure, Computational Scientist
  • Regan McDearis, Post Doctorate RA
  • William Nelson, Computational Scientist
  • Kaitlin Rempfert, Post Doctorate RA
  • Graeme Sadler, Tech Student
  • Bram Stone, Pauling Fellow
  • Anna Turetcaia, Post Doctorate RA
  • Ruonan Wu, Computational Scientist 
Synthetic Biology Team
  • Rob Egbert, Team Lead
  • Soujanya Akella, Post Doctorate RA
  • David Anderson, DOE Program Student
  • Sarah K Bogart, Post Bachelors RA
  • Pavlo Bohutskyi, Chemical Engineer
  • Joshua Elmore, Biologist
  • Andrew Frank, Post Bachelors RA
  • Eric Hill, Microbiologist
  • Zachary Johnson, Post Bachelors RA
  • Johanna Owen, DOE Program Student
  • Allan Scott, Jr., Post Bachelors RA
  • Andrew Wilson, Post Bachelors RA
River Ecosystems Science Team
  • Stephen Callister, Team Lead
  • Kali Cornwell, Tech Student
  • Dillman Delgado, Post Masters RA
  • Stephanie Fulton, Post Doctorate RA
  • Vanessa Garayburu-Caruso, Earth Scientist
  • Francisco Guerrero, ICON Science & Communication Research Associate
  • Maggi Laan, Post Masters RA
  • Aaron Pelly, PhD Intern
  • Alan Roebuck, Post Doctorate RA
  • James Stegen, Earth Scientist
Soil Ecosystems Science Team

Computational Biology

Data Science & BioStatistics TEAM
  • Lisa Bramer, Team Lead
  • Nellie Ciesielski, Data Scientist
  • Sean Colby, Data Scientist
  • David Degnan, Data Scientist
  • Javier Flores, Statistician
  • Evan Glasscock, Tech Student
  • Damon Leach, Post Masters RA
  • Rachel Richardson, Data Scientist
  • Tyler Sagendorf, Post Bachelors RA
  • Sydney Schwartz, Post Masters RA
  • Kelly Stratton, Biostatistician
  • Natalie Winans, Masters Intern
modeling & simulation TEAM
  • Vlad Petyuk, Team Lead
  • Ben Drucker, Post Bachelors RA
  • Amy Jystad, Post Doctorate RA
  • Agustin Kruel, Post Bachelors RA
  • Doo Nam Kim, Computational Scientist
  • Andrew Kuprat, Mathematician
  • Andrew McNaughton, Post Bachelors RA
  • Camilo Posso, Post Masters RA
  • Kate Schultz, Data Scientist
  • Dennis Thomas, Computational Scientist
  • Rohith Anand Varikoti, Post Doctorate RA

Software & Algorithms Team
  • Sara Gosline, Team Lead
  • Lindsey N Anderson, Computational Chemical Biologist
  • Christine Chang, Data Scientist
  • Bryson Gibbons, Software Engineer
  • Cameron Giberson, Technician
  • Jeremy Jacobson, Masters Intern
  • Logan Lewis, Post Masters RA
  • Matthew Monroe, Software Engineer
  • Dylan Ross, Post Doctorate RA
  • Harkirat Sohi, Post Doctorate RA

Systems Biology
  • Jason McDermott, Team Lead
  • Winston Anthony, Post Doctorate RA
  • Bryan Fang, Tech Student
  • Song Feng, Computational Scientist
  • Carter Knutson, Post Bachelors RA
  • Nathaniel Merrill, Post Doctorate RA 
  • Hugh Mitchell, Computational Scientist
  • James Pino, Post Doctorate RA
  • Evan Ruttenberg, Tech Student
  • Jeremy Teuton, Research Scientist
  • Amy Zimmerman, Computational Biologist
  • Jeremy Zucker, Computational Scientist

Integrative Omics

Biosample Pipeline
  • Ron Moore, Team Lead
  • Kwame Attah, Chemist
  • Kent Bloodsworth, Chemist
  • Josie Eder, Post Bachelors RA
  • Lauren Jordan, Technician
  • Priscila Lalli, Biomedical Scientist
  • Kathy Lawrence, Technician
  • Patricia Miller, Post Bachelors RA
  • Danny Orton, Chemist
  • Vanessa Paurus, Chemist
  • Michael Rosenstock, Tech Student

  • Athena Schepmoes, Chemist
  • Mischelle M Schutz, Post Bachelors RA
  • Andrew T Townsend, Post Bachelors RA
  • Karl Weitz, Chemist
  • Salma Zaher, Tech Student
Biostructure & Function
  • Ernesto Nakayasu, Team Lead
  • Garry Buchko, Chemist
  • Geremy Clair, Biomedical Scientist
  • Le Day, Post Doctorate RA
  • Ivo Diaz Ludovico, Post Doctorate RA
  • Katherine Graham, Post Doctorate RA
  • David Mast, Post Doctorate RA
  • John Melchior, Protein Biochemist
  • Samantha Powell, Post Doctorate RA 
  • Snigdha Sarkar, Post Doctorate RA

  • Mereena George Ushakumary, Post Doctorate RA

  • Yi-Ting Wang, Post Doctorate RA 

  • Youngki You, Post Doctorate RA 

Instrument Development & Deployment
  • Yehia Ibrahim, Team Lead
  • Madelyn Berger, Post Bachelors RA
  • John Cort, Scientist
  • Sandilya Garimella, Computational Scientist
  • Christopher Harrilal, Chemist 
  • Adam Hollerbach, Post Doctorate RA 
  • Adam Huntley, Post Doctorate RA 
  • Pearl Kwantwi-Barima, Post Doctorate RA 
  • Jung Lee, Post Doctorate RA
  • Xueyun Zheng, Chemist
  • Jennifer Kyle, Team Lead
  • Meagan Burnet, Biologist
  • Sneha Couvillion, Biomedical Scientist
  • Emily Elliott, Tech Student

  • Hayden Henry, Tech Student

  • Chelsea Hutchinson, Chemist
  • Michael Mlodzik, Program Student
  • Young-Mo Kim, Bioanalytical Chemist
  • Carrie Nicora, Chemist
  • Brenton Poirier, Post Doctorate RA
  • Soumyadeep Sarkar, Post Doctorate RA
  • Jesse Trejo, Chemist
  • Stephanie Wright, Chemist
  • Tao Liu, Biomedical Scientist
  • Panshak Dakup, Post Doctorate RA 
  • Nicholas Day, Post Doctorate RA 
  • Yuqian Gao, Chemist
  • Marina Gritsenko, Chemist
  • Nina Horn, Tech Student
  • Shane Kelly, Post Doctorate RA
  • Reta Birhanu Kitata, Post Doctorate RA
  • Xiaolu Li, Post Doctorate RA
  • Tai-Tu Lin, Post Doctorate RA 
  • Heather McCoy, Post Doctorate RA
  • Jim Sanford, Biomedical Scientist
  • Tujin Shi, Chemist
  • Adam Swensen, Biomedical Scientist
  • CF Tsai, Biomedical Scientist
  • Zhangyang Xu, Post Doctorate RA
  • Tong Zhang, Chemist