Matthew Wright, MSc Bioinformatics Analyst

Phone: 312-503-6126 | E-mail: matthew.wrightpalmer[at]

Matthew was born and raised in Exeter, California. He earned his B.S in Genetics from the University of California, Davis in 2013 and his M.S. from the University of Oregon Bioinformatics and Genomics Master's Program in 2018. Before coming to Northwestern University, he investigated novel mechanisms of translational regulation at Stowers Institute for Medical Research and explored the interaction between pregnancy and rheumatoid arthritis disease activity at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. In the Kiskinis Lab, he is working to elucidate transcriptome-wide changes and NMD perturbations in ALS. Outside of the lab, he enjoys cooking, going to concerts, and attending sporting events.

Dina Simkin, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Konstantinos Tsioras, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Francesco Alessandrini, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Jacob Mann, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Wanhao Chi, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Eric J. Martin, BS; DGP Student

Graduate Student

Kelly Marshall, BS; NUIN Student

Graduate Student

Andrew Fleming, BS; NUIN Student

Graduate Student

Thao Nguyen, BS

Graduate Student

Kevin Smith

Lab Manager

Evan Kaspi, BS

MSTP Student

Contact Us

The lab is superbly located in the downtown Chicago area, a few minutes away from Lake Michigan,
the shopping and restaurants of Magnificent Mile, within the historical Montgomery Ward Memorial Building.

For general lab inquires please contact our lab manager Kevin at: Phone: 312-503-6126 | E-mail:


Evangelos Kiskinis Lab | Northwestern University
Feinberg school of Medicine | Department of Neurology
Ward 12-013 | 303 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611, USA