Our team

Loes Olde Loohuis

Loes (PI):
Loes Olde Loohuis uses and develops genetic and computational approaches to identify the causes of severe mental illness and to characterize disease trajectories. Before starting her lab in 2020, Loes was a postdoc at UCLA. In 2018, she was awarded a transition to independence K99/R00 award through NIMH, mentored by Nelson Freimer and Roel Ophoff.

She obtained her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the City University New York, working under supervision of Dr. Bud Mishra and a Masters in Logic at the Institute for Logic Language and Computation.

Current Members

Ana Maria Zuluga Díaz
Postdoctoral scholar
joint with Nelson Freimer

Juan de la Hoz
Graduate Student in Bioinformatics
joint with Nelson Freimer

Jonathan Valdez
Research Coordinator
joint with Nelson Freimer

Grace Diaz
Undergraduate Student

Sandi Assaf
Undergraduate Student

Nasser Elhajjaoui
Undergraduate Student

Ryan Foundoulis
Undergraduate Student

Laura Mena
Undergraduate Student


Janet Song
Staff Researcher

Daniel Frees
Undergraduate Student

Ray Guo
Undergraduate Student

Rotation students

Joy Fu - Medical Informatics - Winter 2020/2021
Kerneau Seok - Neuroscience - Spring 2020/2021