Alumni

Project Scientists

Jim Harber

Position After UCSB: 
Oxnard College

Sherry Hikita

Position After UCSB: 
Research Scientist at Asterias Biotherapeutics
Years in Lab: 
2007-2014

Qirui Hu

Years in Lab: 
2007-2016

Postdoctoral Researchers

Suchitra Batni

Position After UCSB: 
Research Consultant, Invitrogen
Years in Lab: 
1998-2000

Dave Buchholz

Position After UCSB: 
Postdoctoral fellow at Rockefeller University
Years in Lab: 
2011-2012

Luis Campos

Position After UCSB: 
Co-mentor with Craig Hawker; Professor, Columbia University
Years in Lab: 
2007-2010

Esther Choi

Position After UCSB: 
Director, Global Regulatory Science, Bristol-Myers Squibb International, Brussels, Belgium
Years in Lab: 
1992-1994

Lisa Conti

Position After UCSB: 
Project Scientist in the Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering
Years in Lab: 
2008-2012

Sherry Hikita

Position After UCSB: 
Research Scientist at Asterias Biotherapeutics
Years in Lab: 
2005-2007

Hai Lin

Position After UCSB: 
Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Years in Lab: 
1996-1998

Christina Seigel

Position After UCSB: 
Medical Consultant
Years in Lab: 
2001-2003

Kevin Wingerd

Position After UCSB: 
Senior Director, Manufacturing Department, Emergent BioSolutions
Years in Lab: 
2003-2005

Zhuojin Xu

Position After UCSB: 
Postdoctoral fellow at University of Washington
Years in Lab: 
2011-2012

Graduate Students

Rebekah Ashley

Position After UCSB: 
Associate Scientist II at Biogen Idec
Years in Lab: 
2011

Nishita Avula

Position After UCSB: 
California State University Channel Islands CIRM Bridges Intern
Years in Lab: 
2013

Molly Baker

Position After UCSB: 
Medical School, University of California Irvine
Years in Lab: 
2010

Amy Bradshaw

Position After UCSB: 
Assistant Professor, Medical University of South Carolina
Years in Lab: 
1995

Gordon Cann

Position After UCSB: 
Research Scientist at Department of Diagnostic Research, Illumina, Inc., Hayward, California
Years in Lab: 
1995

Tracy Clevenger

Position After UCSB: 
Associate Scientist for Acerta Pharma
Years in Lab: 
2010-2016

Amy Corsa

Position After UCSB: 
Sr. Research Associate II, Gilead Sciences, Foster City, CA
Years in Lab: 
1999

Roxanne Croze

Position After UCSB: 
Postdoctoral Researcher at UCSF
Years in Lab: 
2010-2015

Brian Culley

Position After UCSB: 
Chief Business Officer, Adventrx Pharmaceuticals
Years in Lab: 
1996

Julian Davis

Position After UCSB: 
Resident Physician, Internal Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital (UPenn)
Years in Lab: 
2009

Erin Tolhurst Dunkle

Position After UCSB: 
UCSB Lecturer
Years in Lab: 
2006

Mark Eckley

Position After UCSB: 
Research Scientist, National Institute for Aging
Years in Lab: 
1996

David Forest

Years in Lab: 
2013-2015

Dennis Gervin

Position After UCSB: 
Vice President of Student Learning, Columbia College, Sonora, CA
Years in Lab: 
1995

Manpreet Goraya

Years in Lab: 
2011

Sherry Hikita

Position After UCSB: 
Research Scientist at Asterias Biotherapeutics
Years in Lab: 
1999-2005

Susan Jacques

Position After UCSB: 
Research Associate, Amgen Inc
Years in Lab: 
2003

Jennifer Keswani

Position After UCSB: 
Doctor of Osteopathy, Columbus, Ohio
Years in Lab: 
2004

Lyndsay Leach

Position After UCSB: 
Postdoctoral Associate at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Years in Lab: 
2010-2015

Sergiu Leu

Position After UCSB: 
Care Giver
Years in Lab: 
2010

Charles McDermott

Position After UCSB: 
Executive Vice President of Business Development for Kala Pharmaceuticals
Years in Lab: 
1999

Linda Mullick

Position After UCSB: 
High School Teacher, Chico
Years in Lab: 
1999

Vignesh Nadar

Position After UCSB: 
Research Associate at NYSCF
Years in Lab: 
2012-2014

Sandra Nakasone

Position After UCSB: 
Graduate Research Assistant at Duke University
Years in Lab: 
2012

Jennil Patel

Position After UCSB: 
Research Associate, City of Hope
Years in Lab: 
2011

Britney Pennington

Position After UCSB: 
Postdoctoral Researcher at University of California, Santa Barbara
Years in Lab: 
2008-2014

Chelsea Presbry

Position After UCSB: 
Doctor of Osteopathy in Phoenix, AZ
Years in Lab: 
2011

Teisha Rowland

Position After UCSB: 
Medical Writer, Colorado
Years in Lab: 
2011

Anukriti Sharma

Years in Lab: 
2012

Elson Shih

Years in Lab: 
2011-2016

Kelsy Siegel

Position After UCSB: 
Biomedical Engineer at Agilent Technologies
Years in Lab: 
2015-2017

William Wayne

Position After UCSB: 
Senior Research Associate, Amgen, Inc
Years in Lab: 
2005

Undergraduate Students

Michael Abrouk

Position After UCSB: 
UCI School of Medicine Student

Cassidy Arnold

Position After UCSB: 
Associate Director, Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering, UCSB
Years in Lab: 
2009-2010

W. Jason Atienza

Position After UCSB: 
MD, George Washington; Alta Bates Medical Rehabilitation, Berkeley, CA
Years in Lab: 
1994-1995

Mark Avdalovic

Position After UCSB: 
MD, Medical College of Wisconsin; Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, UC Davis
Years in Lab: 
1990-1991

Joe Babaie

Position After UCSB: 
Manager at Siemens Health Center Diagnostics
Years in Lab: 
1996-1997

Kathryn Blaschke

Position After UCSB: 
PhD Graduate Student at UC San Francisco
Years in Lab: 
2005-2007

Alison Blaschke

Position After UCSB: 
Regulatory Affairs Associate II, Rotational Development Program at Gilead Sciences
Years in Lab: 
2011-2012

Corrie Bott

Position After UCSB: 
Teaching Credential Program, UCSB
Years in Lab: 
1998-1999

Aaron Bright

Position After UCSB: 
MD, UC Irvine; Medical Director, Emergency Department, St. Vincent Medical Center, Los Angeles
Years in Lab: 
1994-1995

Cate Carbone

Position After UCSB: 
Graduate Student Brown University

Robert Chen

Position After UCSB: 
MD PhD, UC Irvine; Dermatology Resident, UC San Diego
Years in Lab: 
1991-1992

Christine Chen

Years in Lab: 
1997

Phallaraingsey Chhay

Years in Lab: 
2013-2016

Tom Clayton

Years in Lab: 
2003

Christopher Cummings

Position After UCSB: 
Director of Research Development The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute and Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
Years in Lab: 
1992

Diane D-H. Nguyen

Position After UCSB: 
MD Tufts; Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, CA
Years in Lab: 
1997-1998

Zelalem Dawit

Position After UCSB: 
PhD Program, Renneslar Polytechnic University
Years in Lab: 
2008

Zalalem Dawit

Position After UCSB: 
PhD Program, Renneslar Polytechnic University
Years in Lab: 
2008

Ezana Demisse

Years in Lab: 
2010

Sarah Dickson

Position After UCSB: 
ESL Teacher, Santa Barbara, CA
Years in Lab: 
1999-2000

Josh Dorst

Position After UCSB: 
Lab Technician at USC School of Pharmacy
Years in Lab: 
2009-2013

Lauren Doss

Position After UCSB: 
UCSF Medical Student
Years in Lab: 
2008-2009

Vivian Erickson

Position After UCSB: 
PhD Graduate Student at Stanford
Years in Lab: 
2003-2006

Jeff Ferrari

Position After UCSB: 
Research Associate, Bioresponse, Menlo Park, CA
Years in Lab: 
1989-1990

Michael Foley

Position After UCSB: 
Research Associate, Santa Cruz Biotechnology
Years in Lab: 
1993-1994

Sebastian Fonseco

Years in Lab: 
2016

Phil Gil

Position After UCSB: 
Medical School, UC San Diego

Ben Grable

Position After UCSB: 
Medical School, University of Pittsburg
Years in Lab: 
2000-2001

Nicholas Greene

Years in Lab: 
2014

Leah Greer

Position After UCSB: 
DVM, UC Davis; Chief Veterinarian, Los Angeles Zoo, Los Angeles, CA
Years in Lab: 
1989

Jeffrey Holden

Position After UCSB: 
MD, UC Irvine; Anaesthesiologist, West Valley Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
Years in Lab: 
1993-1994

Amy Howes

Position After UCSB: 
PhD, UC San Diego; Postdoctoral fellow, Burnham Institute
Years in Lab: 
1997-1998

Joy Huffman

Position After UCSB: 
PhD, Oregon Health Sciences University; Postdoctoral fellow, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
Years in Lab: 
1993-1994

Andrew Hunter

Position After UCSB: 
PhD, University of Washington; Postdoctoral fellow, Medical University of South Carolina
Years in Lab: 
1991-1994

Gil Ivry

Position After UCSB: 
DDS, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Los Angeles, CA
Years in Lab: 
2002-2003

John James, MD

Position After UCSB: 
Chief of Student Health & Athletic Medicine, Yale University
Years in Lab: 
1999-2000

Jacqueline Johnson

Position After UCSB: 
MD, UC Los Angeles; Psychiatrist, Birmingham, AL
Years in Lab: 
1989-1990

Rayelle Jones

Position After UCSB: 
Research Scientist, University of Chicago

Nico Kahl

Position After UCSB: 
Medical School, UC Irvine

Lisa Kinney

Position After UCSB: 
Loma Linda Medical School
Years in Lab: 
2002-2003

Ryan Knoles

Position After UCSB: 
DVM, Los Altos, CA
Years in Lab: 
2000-2001

Arash Koochek

Position After UCSB: 
MPH, Johns Hopkins; Research Fellow, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Years in Lab: 
1995-1996

Jonathan Kramer

Position After UCSB: 
Medical student at Keck School of Medicine at USC
Years in Lab: 
2007-2008

Ronald Lebel

Position After UCSB: 
MA in Philosophy, CU at Boulder, CO
Years in Lab: 
1990-1991

Gabe Li

Years in Lab: 
2016

Stefan Lowenstein

Position After UCSB: 
Medical Student, UCSF

Melanie Mark

Position After UCSB: 
Project Manager, Genentech, South San Francisco, CA
Years in Lab: 
1988

John Mason

Position After UCSB: 
MD, Washington University
Years in Lab: 
1989

Tara McDermott

Position After UCSB: 
Medical Scribe and Transcriptionist at West Coast Vascular
Years in Lab: 
2012

Adam Miller

Position After UCSB: 
Teaching Credential, UC Berkeley
Years in Lab: 
1988-1989

Nichol Goodman Miller

Position After UCSB: 
PhD, UC San Diego; Postdoctoral fellow, University of California, San Diego, Moores Cancer Center
Years in Lab: 
2000-2001

Stephen Morris

Position After UCSB: 
Research Associate, Alelergan, Inc; University of Vermont Medical School
Years in Lab: 
2003-2006

James P. Murphy

Position After UCSB: 
MA, UCSB; Vice President, Global Clinical Trials
Years in Lab: 
1995-1996

Jonathan Myers

Position After UCSB: 
MD, NYU; Bariatric Surgeon, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
Years in Lab: 
1992-1993

Gina Nuti

Position After UCSB: 
Undergraduate student at UC Los Angeles; Allergan Inc.
Years in Lab: 
2008

Beth Osterbauer

Position After UCSB: 
Administrative Assistant for Physician
Years in Lab: 
2001

Amy Pagel (Howes)

Position After UCSB: 
PhD, UCSD; Postdoc., Burnham Institute
Years in Lab: 
1997-1998

Laura Pashkowski

Position After UCSB: 
Dental School
Years in Lab: 
2006-2008

Ana Peredo

Years in Lab: 
2015

Jan Pring

Position After UCSB: 
Touro University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Years in Lab: 
1999-2000

Gabi Reeder

Years in Lab: 
2014-2016

Andrew Reese

Years in Lab: 
2005-2006

Steve Rohan

Position After UCSB: 
MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
Years in Lab: 
1998-1999

Christian Saris

Position After UCSB: 
Visiting Medical Student from Univ. Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Years in Lab: 
2003-2004

Alison Schaeffer

Position After UCSB: 
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine; Owner at Acupuncture Wellness Center
Years in Lab: 
1997

David Sheyman

Years in Lab: 
1993

Darren Singer

Position After UCSB: 
MS, University of Northern Arizona; High School Teacher, Mass
Years in Lab: 
1988-1989

Matt Smail

Position After UCSB: 
Research Associate, Doheny Eye Bank
Years in Lab: 
2000-2001

Julie Snyder

Position After UCSB: 
MD, Georgetown University
Years in Lab: 
1989-1990

Peter Sullivan

Position After UCSB: 
MD, UC Davis; Professor of Medicine, Dept. Internat. Med., Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon
Years in Lab: 
1988-1990

Peter D. Sullivan

Position After UCSB: 
Professor of Medicine, Oregon Heath Sciences

Brittany Taylor

Years in Lab: 
2004

Katie Teague

Position After UCSB: 
Research Administrator, Technical Associates Forensic Medicine, Ventura, CA
Years in Lab: 
2003-2004

William Thi

Position After UCSB: 
Medical Student at UCLA
Years in Lab: 
2014-2016

Mike Tipswood

Position After UCSB: 
Research Associate, Amgen; Research Associate, Max Planck Institute, Dresden, Germany
Years in Lab: 
1992-1994

Leslie Tong

Position After UCSB: 
UCSF PhD Program
Years in Lab: 
2007

Brendan Tribble

Position After UCSB: 
MD, Northwest and Uniformed Services; Flight Surgeon, Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, Pensacola, FL
Years in Lab: 
1994-1995

Morgan Watson

Position After UCSB: 
Research Associate, UCSF Stem Cell Lab
Years in Lab: 
2004-2005

Stuart Webb

Position After UCSB: 
Program Manager, Cytori Therapeutics, San Diego, CA
Years in Lab: 
2001-2002

Edward Weldon III

Position After UCSB: 
MD, Boston University; Orthopedic Surgeon, Straub Hospital, Honolulu, HI
Years in Lab: 
1989-1990

Alice Well

Position After UCSB: 
Medical Technologist, Boulder, CO
Years in Lab: 
1988

Derek Wiswell

Position After UCSB: 
Research Associate, DNAX, Palo Alto, CA
Years in Lab: 
2001-2002

Technical Staff

Jada Bittle

Position After UCSB: 
Graduate Student at the University of Iowa
Years in Lab: 
2013-2014

Jose Leon

Position After UCSB: 
Graduate School

Susanne Meyer

Position After UCSB: 
Research Scientist UCSB

Liane Miller

Position After UCSB: 
Medical Student, UCSF