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Marcus Alexander, PhD
Scientist in the Human Nature Lab directed by Nicholas A. Christakis at the Yale Institute for Network Science.

Aspiring MD/PhD physician-scientist, studying medicine at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine.

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Human Nature Lab
Yale Institute for Network Science
17 Hillhouse Ave
New Haven, CT 06514
Phone: (415) 658 - 5692
Twitter: @mqdicer

06 Collaborators 

Human Nature Lab, directed by Nicholas A. Christakis 

Students and posdocs


Matthew C. Harding
grad MIT  
Professor UC Irvine

Fotini Christia   
grad Harvard  
Professor MIT

Laura Forastiere
postdoc Yale
Assist Prof Yale

Carolos Lamarche   
grad Univ Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Professor Univ Kentucky

Stephanie Nevins      
postbac Stanford
Stanford PhD grad, VC Petri

Jack Goodman
MD student Netter
MD student Netter

Francesco Beghini
grad Trento   
postdoc Yale

Navin Kumar
grad Yale
postdoc Yale

Shivkumar Vishnempet
grad Yale
grad Yale

Eric Feltham   
grad Yale
grad Yale

Jacob Derechin     
grad Yale
grad Yale

John Lee   
undergrad Yale
MD student Harvard Medical School

William Oles   
undergrad Yale
MD student Harvard Medical School

Drew Prinster  
undergrad Yale
PhD CS student Johns Hopkins

Gina Markov   
undergrad Yale
undergrad Yale

Eric Liu  
undergrad Yale
undergrad Yale

Mark Torres       
undergrad Yale
software engineer

Peter Xie
postdoc MSKCC
postdoc MSKCC

David Asuzu
neurosurgery resident NIH/UVA
neurosurgery resident NIH/UVA


(at the start of colaboration, advisors and PIs)

  • Nicholas A. Christakis, Professor, Yale University
  • Ilana Lauren Brito, Assistant Professor, Cornell University
  • Luis F. Parada, Professor, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Prashant Chittiboina, Tenured Investigator and Neurosurgeon, National Institutes of Health
  • Laura Forastiere, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Yale School of Public Health
  • Joshua Tucker, Professor, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Patrick O’Conner, Professor, Yale School of Medicine
  • Declan Barry, Associate Professor, Yale School of Medicine
  • Benjamin Howell, Instructor, Yale School of Medicine
  • Derek Feng, Assistant Professor, Yale University
  • Matthew C. Harding, Professor, University of California, Irvine
  • David R. Hill, Professor, The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine
  • Akihiro Nishi, Assistant Professor, University of California Fielding School of Public Health
  • Gary King, Professor, Professor, Harvard University
  • Robert H. Bates, Professor, Harvard University
  • Charles S. Day, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School (then); Professor, University of Michigan School of Medicine (now)

Note: This is a work in progress. Appologies in advance for anyone yet to be added. 

See my academic tree here.