The Rothman Lab


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Former Post-docs

Dr. Davon Callendar;

Dr. Kyle Chipman; currently working in Silicon Valley Biosystems, Foster City, CA

Dr. Bilge Birsoy;

Dr. Nate Dudley; currently Executive Director at TrySci Community Biolabs, Kansas City, MO
Dr. Ling Chen;currently Senior Scientist, Intrexon, Blacksburg, Virginia

Dr. Shin Sik Choi;currently Assistant Professor, Myongji University

Dr. Taiga Suzuki; currently Deputy Manager, Pharmacovigilance Department, International Medical Information Center

Dr. Erin Newman-Smith; currently Director of Ascidian Stock Center, Univerisity of California, Santa Barbara

Dr. Tim Bloss ; currently Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, James Madison University

Dr. Kenji Kontani; currently Associate Professor, Dept. of Physiological Chemistry, U. Tokyo

Dr. Brent Derry, currently Associate Professor, Dept. of Medical Genetics & Microbiology, U. Toronto, and Scientist,   Cancer Res. Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Dr. Morris Maduro, currently Associate Professor, Dept. Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA

Dr. Kyunghee Koh; currently Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, Thomas Jefferson University

Dr. Jan Sumerel, currently Manager, Biomedical Sciences, Dimatix, Inc., Santa Clara, CA

Dr. Charles Leeck, currently Intellectual Property Attorney, Quarles & Brady, Milwaukee, WI

Dr. Richard Halberg, currently Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Dr. Rebecca Terns, currently Associate Research Scientist, Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, U. Georgia

Dr. Asako Sugimoto, currently Professor at Tohoku University in Sendai, Janpan

Former Graduate Students

Dr. Julia Dey PhD., 2013; currently Medical Writer, Arbor Scientia, Carlsbad, CA.

Dr. Erica Sommermann PhD., 2012; currently Senior Director Alliance and Project Management, SillaJen, Inc.,Busan, South Korea

Dr. Nareg Djabrayan PhD., 2011; currently Post-doc, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Jess Porter PhD., 2011; currently Post-doc, University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Ashish Kumar PhD., 2009; Currently  Field Applications Scientist, Illumina Inc., Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Thomas McCloskey, PhD., 2008; currently Post-doc, Buck Institute for Age Research, Novato, CA

Dr. Isabella Mengarelli, PhD., 2006; currently Post-doc, City of Hope

Dr. Kelly Harradine, Ph.D., 2005;Currently Patent Agent, Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich, and Rosat Law Firm, Palo Alto, CA
Dr. Aaron Putzke, Ph.D., 2003; currently Assistant Professor, Hope College, Holland, MI

Dr. Eric Witze, Ph.D., 2003; currently Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Masamitsu Fukuyama, PhD., 2002, currently Assistant Professor, U. Tokyo

Dr. Jodie Kasmir, Ph.D., 2000; currently Animation Program Director, Eveo, Inc., San Francisco, CA

Dr. Steve Gendreau, Ph.D., 1998; currently Staff Scientist, Exelixis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Dr. Ivan Moskowitz, Ph.D., M.D., 1996; currently Assistant Professor, Institute for Molecular Pediatrics, Pathology, and Cardiology, University of Chicago

Dr. Jiangwen Zhu, Ph.D., 1997; currently Staff Scientist, Amgen, South San Francisco, CA

Dr. Kim Ferguson, Ph.D., 1996; currently Director, Clinical Development, Exelixis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Dr. Ayumi Kusano, Ph.D., currently Assistant Professor, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan

Former Lab members

Rothman lab. Neuroscience Research Institute and

Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology,

UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106