Johns Hopkins Pathology

Lab Members


Chunhong Liu, Ph.D.
Chunhong received her PhD in Genetics from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2007. She is a Research Associate who joined the Burns Lab in 2014. She worked previously at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Her current research is focused on isolating and characterizing functional effects of human polymorphic transposable element (TE) insertions in transgenic mouse models. She enjoys reading, exercise, cooking, travel and listening to music outside of the lab.


Lindsday Horvath, Ph.D.
Lindsay earned her PhD in human genetics from Penn State University, College of Medicine. For her PhD dissertation, she studied X-chromosome inactivation and specifically the sequences that dictate gene expression on the inactive X chromosome in female mammals. Lindsay joined the Burns lab in 2015 as a postdoctoral research fellow. Her current research focuses on identifying and dissecting the functional effects of polymorphic Alu elements in the human genome. In her time outside of the lab, Lindsay enjoys taking road trips and reading.