Principal Investigator


A rare Indonesian with a Dutch directness, a Canadian heart & an American love of fried chicken.

Dr. Dwi U. Kemaladewi

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (2019)

Div. of Medical Genetics, Dept. of Pediatrics

School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate (2012-2019)

Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

PI: Prof. Ronald Cohn

Ph.D. in Human Genetics (2007-2012)

Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands

PIs: Prof. Peter 't Hoen, Prof. Gert-Jan van Ommen, Prof. Peter ten Dijke

BSc in Life Sciences (2003-2007)

Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen, Netherlands​

Biosketch on Dept. of Pediatrics

My Bibliography on PubMed 

Lab Members:

Marie Johnson

Lab Manager/Research Technician

B.S, Biology

Pennsylvania State University (1993)

Things Marie would say:  

I'm a licensed real estate agent.

Every week I visit "Melania & Ivanka" 

at their "homes". They're ... feisty!

JiaQi Cheng Zhang

PhD student 

MSc, Molecular Life Sciences

Radboud University (2019)

Things JiaQi would say:

I have lived in 6 countries, and still counting! Take that, Dwi! :)

Annie Infancia Arockiaraj

PhD student

MS, Human Genetics

University of Pittsburgh (2019)

Things Annie would say:

I'm scared, no, terrified of snakes!! Don't YOU dare!!

I already HATE you!!

Veronica Alday

Undergraduate student

Neuroscience Major

University of Pittsburgh (2021)

Things Veronica would say:

Uhh.. hello?! The best thing to have on Halloween is Halo-Halo!

Anushe Munir

Research Technician

MS, Human Genetics

University of Pittsburgh (2020)

Joining in September 2020

Alayna Holderman

PhD student (rotation)

MPH, Public Health

Boston University (2019)

Joining in September 2020

Previous Lab Members:

Salah Daghlas (Summer 2019)

Alaina Turocy (Summer 2019)

Cynthia Francis (March 2020)

Caleb Kim (April 2020)

©2019 by Dwi U. Kemaladewi.

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