Alumni

Postdoctoral or Higher

Alba Yurani Torres Espinosa

Years in Lab: 2017-2022

Varuzhan Balasanyan

Position After Graduation: NGS Scientist, Technology Center for Genomics & Bioinformatics, UC Los Angeles
Years in Lab: 2016-2021

Gongping Sun

Current Position: Professor, Shandong University of Basic Medical Sciences, China
Years in Lab: 2015-2019

Wei Dai

Position After Graduation: Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard University Medical School
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Fudan University, China
Years in Lab: 2012-2018

Xiaobo Wang

Current Position: CNRS Group Leader, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
Years in Lab: 2008-2011

Anna Jang

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Institute of Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Years in Lab: 2005-2010

Mohit Prasad

Position After Graduation: Assistant Professor, Biology Department, ISER, India
Years in Lab: 2005-2008

Michelle Starz-Gaiano

Current Position: Associate Professor, University of Maryland College Park
Years in Lab: 2004-2008

Jocelyn McDonald

Position After Graduation: Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic
Current Position: Associate Professor with tenure, Kansas State University
Years in Lab: 2001-2005

Graduate Students

Xiaoran Guo

Position After Graduation: Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University School of Medicine
Years in Lab: 2016-2022

Chris Conner

Position After Graduation: Research Scientist at Synbal in San Diego, CA
Years in Lab: 2016-2021

Janeva Chung

Position After Graduation: PhD Graduate Student, UC Santa Barbara
Years in Lab: 2018-2020

Jim Mondo

Position After Graduation: Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Santa Barbara
Years in Lab: 2014-2020

Dominique Houston

Position After Graduation: Research Associate at Agilent Technologies in Carpinteria, CA
Years in Lab: 2016-2018

Rebecca Cheng

Years in Lab: 2016-2017

Austin Ding

Position After Graduation: Staff Scientist Centrillion Biosciences
Current Position: Staff Scientist Centrillion Biosciences
Years in Lab: 2011-2017

Danfeng Cai

Position After Graduation: Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institutes of Health
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Years in Lab: 2011-2014

Hogan Tang

Position After Graduation: Postdoctoral fellow
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University
Years in Lab: 2010-2014

Li He

Position After Graduation: Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)
Years in Lab: 2007-2011

Wan Hee Yoon

Position After Graduation: Postdoctoral fellow, Baylor College of Medicine
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma
Years in Lab: 2007-2011

Mariana Melani

Position After Graduation: Postdoctoral fellow, National Institutes of Health
Current Position: Associate Investigator, National Council of Research and Technology, Leloir Institute, Argentina
Years in Lab: 2004-2008

Elaine Pinheiro

Position After Graduation: Postdoctoral fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Current Position: Principal Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology, Immuno-Oncology, Merck
Years in Lab: 1999-2005

Erika Geisbrecht

Position After Graduation: Postdoctoral fellow, Stowers Institute
Current Position: Associate Professor with tenure, Kansas State University
Years in Lab: 1998-2004

Debra Silver

Position After Graduation: Postdoctoral fellow, National Institutes of Health
Current Position: Associate Professor, Duke University School of Medicine
Years in Lab: 1998-2003

Jianwu Bai

Position After Graduation: Postdoctoral fellow, Harvard Medical School
Current Position: Medical Writing Manager | Scientific Communications, Medtronic
Years in Lab: 1997-2002

Yuru Liu

Position After Graduation: Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University School of Medicine
Current Position: Associate Professor of Pharmacology, University of Illinois at Chicago
Years in Lab: 1996-2001

Tzumin Lee

Position After Graduation: Postdoctoral fellow, Stanford University
Current Position: Group Leader, HHMI, Janelia Farm
Years in Lab: 1992-1997

Anne Marie Murphy

Position After Graduation: Senior Health and Welfare Policy Advisor to Senator Richard J. Durbin
Current Position: Executive Director of Equal Hope in Chicago, IL
Years in Lab: 1991-1996

Undergraduate Students

  • Radean Anvari
  • Haley Burrous
  • Austin Bustillos
  • Amanda Cecil
  • Zhe (Jack) Chen
  • Amy Chen
  • Benjamin Cheng
  • Rebecca Cheng
  • Danielle Costa
  • Andrew DeMarco
  • Tiffany Donaldson
  • Aaron Fulton
  • Danielle Gantar
  • Tal Horowitz
  • Sam Hovland
  • Andy Hsueh
  • Sandy Hu
  • Miles Keats
  • Nick Keefer
  • Thomas Kenney
  • Mackenzie Kui
  • Jessie Kulsuptrakul
  • Yijing Li
  • David Lowe
  • Grace Lui
  • Kristin Mercier
  • Firas Moussa
  • Grant Nelson
  • Amanda Nguyen
  • Marni Nishimoto
  • Elizabeth Noble
  • Erin O'Hara
  • Marc Anthony Pastor
  • Amy Peterson
  • Ilich Rodriguez
  • Nora Rudd
  • Citlalli Sandoval
  • Noa Sasson
  • Sarah Seresinghe
  • Naomi Stolpner
  • Rawan Sultan
  • Thomas Sun
  • Lisa Swartz
  • Eric Thai
  • Akihiro Uno
  • Matthew Van Ligten
  • Tess Whitwam
  • Kirsten Wong
  • Ingrid Zhou
  • Jiaqi (Jackie) Chen
  • Octavio Castillo
  • Jasmine Mehta
  • Elina Truong
  • Annie Cheng

Technical Staff

  • Yewubdar Argaw
  • Regan Hale
  • Christina Herron
  • Kelvin Ihenacho
  • Yoo Min (Yumin) Kim
  • Kathryn (Katie) Murray
  • Josephine Nguyen
  • Jason Rodriguez