Charles is The Rothberg Institute's Director of Operations & IT Manager. A Comparative Religion major from Bard College with a focus on 17th Century Poetry, Charles spent 8 years in financial services during the dot com boom & bust as an analyst, DBA and Systems Administrator before seeking a more rewarding career in the Non-Profit sector. Charles joined TRI in August 2003 and has been vital to the behind the scenes operations, becoming the Director of Operations in January 2009. In addition to TRI, Charles has been IT manager for both RainDance Technologies and Ion Torrent Systems and brings with him a unique perspective, combining the workflows and discipline of the Financial Services sector with the and the speed, scalability, and urgency of a BioTech startup.
Rahul leads Bioinformatics at The Rothberg Institute. originally from Kolkata, India, Rahul earned his PhD from the Chemistry Department of Rice University in 2009 -- the title of PhD thesis was "Stochastic Modeling and Simulations of Biological Transport". He was then a postdoctoral research fellow & research scientist in the Biomedical Engineering department of Washington University in St. Louis. Rahul made notable contributions into deciphering how amino acid sequence encodes structural disorder in proteins and how disorder impacts cellular function. Rahul has served as an elected member of the IDP subgroup council in Biophysical Society and also peer reviewers for several journals.
Daniel O'Neill is a Research Associate at the Rothberg Institute. A History Major at Western Connecticut State University with a focus on early American history Daniel spent 4 years working in Real Estate Appraisal before going into the Construction industry. Through 4 years in the industry Daniel has worked in metal fabrication and wielding, mechanical repair, carpentry, electrical and excavation. Daniel has worked for TRI since October of 2010 performing a multitude of tasks and is a versatile and capable member of the team.