Principal investigator

Photo of Sergey Kryazhimskiy
Sergey Kryazhimskiy, PhD

Muir Biology Building 3258 (office), 3165 (lab)
Section of Ecology, Behavior and Evolution
Division of Biological Sciences
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093

T: (858) 822 3796
E: skryazhi at ucsd dot edu

Staff and postdocs

Shohreh Hajizadeh, PhD

Lab manager

E: shsikaroodi at ucsd dot edu

Georg Rieckh
Georg Rieckh, PhD


E:  grieckh at ucsd dot edu

Sandeep Venkataram, PhD


E: sandeepvenkataram at ucsd dot edu

Sandeep is interested in studying adaptive evolution, the genotype-phenotype-fitness map and mutation rates. He studies these phenomena using experimental evolution, DNA barcodes, high-throughput sequencing and computational analysis.

Graduate students

Alena Martsul

Rotation PhD student

E: amartsul at ucsd dot edu

Undergraduate students and volunteers

Sean E. Guy

BS/MS student


Undergraduates and interns

Jia Huang (undergraduate student)
Zoe Ge (high school student)
Eylul Karagoz (medical student)