Alumni

Postdoctoral or Higher

Varuzhan Balasanyan

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

Wei Dai

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

Anna Jang

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

Jocelyn McDonald

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

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

Gongping Sun

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

Xiaobo Wang

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

Graduate Students

Jianwu Bai

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

Danfeng Cai

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

Rebecca Cheng

Janeva Chung

Position After Graduation: 
PhD Student in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at UC Santa Barbara

Chris Conner

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

Austin Ding

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

Erika Geisbrecht

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

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

Dominique Houston

Position After Graduation: 
Researcher at Agilent

Tzumin Lee

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

Mariana Melani

Position After Graduation: 
Postdoctoral fellow, NIH
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, MIT
Current Position: 
Principal Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology, Immuno-Oncology, Merck
Years in Lab: 
1999-2005

Debra Silver

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

Hogan Tang

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

Wan Hee Yoon

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

Undergraduate Students

Radean Anvari

Haley Burrous

Position After Graduation: 
Graduate Student at George Washington University

Austin Bustillos

Amanda Cecil

Zhe (Jack) Chen

Current Position: 
Master's Student in Biostatistics at Columbia University

Amy Chen

Benjamin Cheng

Danielle Costa

Andrew DeMarco

Tiffany Donaldson

Aaron Fulton

Danielle Gantar

Tal Horowitz

Sam Hovland

Andy Hsueh

Sandy Hu

Position After Graduation: 
Medical Scribe at the Regional Medical Center in San Jose, CA

Miles Keats

Position After Graduation: 
CRTA Postbaccalaureate Fellow at the National Cancer Institute of the National Institute of Health

Nick Keefer

Thomas Kenney

Position After Graduation: 
Nikon

Mackenzie Kui

Position After Graduation: 
Research Associate at City of Hope National Medical Center under Dr. Yuan Chen
Current Position: 
Graduate Student at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Jessie Kulsuptrakul

Position After Graduation: 
Research Associate at Chan Zuckerberg Biohub
Current Position: 
PhD Student in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Washington

Yijing Li

Current Position: 
PnD student at Tsinghua University, China

David Lowe

Position After Graduation: 
Graduate Student in Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Harvard Medical School
Years in Lab: 
2016-2019

Grace Lui

Kristin Mercier

Firas Moussa

Grant Nelson

Current Position: 
Medical Student at Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Amanda Nguyen

Marni Nishimoto

Elizabeth Noble

Erin OHara

Marc Anthony Pastor

Amy Peterson

Position After Graduation: 
Graduate Student at Johns Hopkins University

Ilich Rodriguez

Nora Rudd

Citlalli Sandoval

Noa Sasson

Position After Graduation: 
Postbaccalaureate Researcher at the National Cancer Institute

Sarah Seresinghe

Current Position: 
Pursuing a dual MD-MPH at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Naomi Stolpner

Position After Graduation: 
Graduate Student at University of Texas Austin

Rawan Sultan

Current Position: 
Medical Scribe at UCSF-Fresno in Neurology and Orthopedics

Thomas Sun

Position After Graduation: 
Medical Student at University of Central Florida Medical School

Lisa Swartz

Position After Graduation: 
Graduate Student at the University of Southern California, Master of Science in Biotechnology
Years in Lab: 
2019-2021

Eric Thai

Akihiro Uno

Matthew Van Ligten

Current Position: 
Medical Student at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

Tess Whitwam

Position After Graduation: 
Technician at UCSD
Current Position: 
Graduate Student in Neuroscience at Harvard University
Years in Lab: 
2013-2016

Kirsten Wong

Position After Graduation: 
Graduate Student at UC Irvine

Ingrid Zhou

Position After Graduation: 
Clinical Lab Assistant at SummerBio
Current Position: 
Pharmacy Student at UCSF School of Pharmacy

Technical Staff

Yewubdar Argaw

Position After Graduation: 
Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Christina Herron

Position After Graduation: 
Lab Coordinator at UCSF

Yoo Min (Yumin) Kim

Position After Graduation: 
Graduate Student at Indiana University Bloomington, Master of Public Affairs - Master of Science in Environmental Science Dual Degree

Kathryn (Katie) Murray