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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2006 - present)
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Parsa

Parsa Asachi

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Molecular & Cellular Biology, UC Berkeley, (expected 2020)

Amanda

Amanda Awan

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley, (expected 2018)

Michael

Michael Connolly

Principal Scientific Engineering Associate

M.S. Chemistry, Texas A&M, 1999

Jackie

Jackie Dang

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Molecular & Cellular Biology, UC Berkeley, (expected 2020)

John

John Edison

Postdoctoral Fellow (Steve Whitelam/Ron Zuckermann)

Previous: Postdoctoral Fellow, Universiteit Utrecht

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, U. Massachussettes Amherst, 2012 (Peter Monson)


Rita

Rita Garcia

Principal Research Associate

B.S. Molecular Biology, Scripps College, 2005

Garda

Virginia Garda

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry (Chemical Biology), UC Berkeley, (expected 2018)

Doug

Doug Greer

Graduate Student, Dept. of Biomolecular & Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley (Balsara/Zuckermann)

Elissa

Elissa Grzincic

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2016 (Catherine Murphy)

Lauren

Lauren Irie

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley (expected 2020)

JHKim

Jae Hong Kim

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Materials Science & Engineering. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea, 2014

Andy

Andy Nguyen

Postodctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2016 (Don Tilley)

Leah

Leah Roe

Undergraduate Summer Research Assistant

B.S. Molecular & Cellular Biology, UC Berkeley (expected 2019)

stolberg

Michael Stolberg

Undergraduate Summer Research Assistant

B.S. Physics, UC Berkeley (expected 2018)

Blake

Blake Tresca

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Oregon 2017 (Michael Haley/Darren Johnson)

Ilona

Ilona Wehl

Graduate Student, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Prof. Ute Schepers

 

Sunting

Sunting Xuan

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Macromolecular Chemistry, Louisiana State University, 2016 (Donghui Zhang)

   
       
     

 

Alex

Alex Goodman

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, (expected 2019)

Li

Li Guo

Postdoctoral Fellow, Stony Brook University, (Ken Dill/Ron Zuckermann)

Ph.D. Polymer Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2007

Marl

Mark Kline

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Chemistry, Univ. Buffalo, 2014 (Bing Gong)

Ranjan

Ranjan Mannige

Postdoctoral Fellow (Steve Whitelam/Ron Zuckermann)

Previous: Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, (Eugene Shakhnovich)

Ph.D. Protein Biophysics & Mathematical Virology, The Scripps Research Institute, 2010, (Charles Brooks III)

Murray

Daniel Murray

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Nevada, Reno (Ben King)

Current: Staff Scientist, Idaho National Laboratory

LYun

Lisa Yun

Post-Baccalaureate Research Fellow

B.S. Microbiology, UC Berkeley, 2016

     

 

Alessia Battigelli

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Trieste, 2012 (Prato/Bianco)

Current: Post-doc at Brown University

Chen

Kathleen Chen

Department of Homeland Security Summer Intern

B.S. Chemistry, Wellesley College, (expected 2017).

Dillon

Dillon Flood

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2016

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, The Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, CA

Hastman

David Hastman

Department of Homeland Security Summer Intern

B.S. Mathematics and Nanoscience, Virgnia Tech., 2016

Tianyi

Tianyi Liu

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, (expected 2017)

Nehls

Michael Nehls

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow

B.S. Chemical Engineering, U. Colorado, 2015

Current: Medical student, Washington University, St. Louis

Anne

Anne Rath Nielsen

Graduate Student, Nanogeoscience, University of Copenhagen (Susan Stipp).

Caroline Proulx

Caroline Proulx

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Université de Montréal, 2012, (William Lubell)

Current: Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, North Carolina State University

Caroline Proulx

Ellen Robertson

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Oregon, 2014, (Geri Richmond)

Current: Lecturer, Kalamazoo College

   
       
Robert

Robert Accolla

Department of Homeland Security Summer Intern

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2016

 

Harry

Harry Bergman

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, Columbia University, 2016

Lucas

Lucas Elias

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2016

Tom

Tom Haxton

Postdoctoral Fellow (Steve Whitelam/Ron Zuckermann)

Previous: Postdoctoral Fellow, The Molecular Foundry, LBNL, (Steve Whitelam)

Ph.D. Physics, University of Pennsylvania, 2010, (Andrea Liu)

Christine

Christine Kang

Department of Homeland Security Summer Intern

B.S. BioEngineering, Oregon State University, 2016

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Univ. Washington

Phil

Phil Ly

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Molecular & Cellular Biology, UC Berkeley, 2015

Current: College of Chemistry, UC Berkeley

Falko Noe

Falko Noe

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.A. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
UC Berkeley, 2015

Current: Sangamo Biosciences

Zach

Zachary Pieters

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow

B.S. Chemistry, Illinois-Wesleyan University, 2014

Current: Medical school

Jessica Su

Jessica Su

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2015

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Chemistry, Stanford University.

Jing Sun

Jing Sun

Project Scientist

Previous:  Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany 2010

Ph.D. Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, China, 2008, (Xiabin Jing)

Current: Professor of Chemistry, Qingdao University, China

Shuo

Shuo Wang

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, UC Berkeley, 2016

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Princeton University

Tommy

Tommy Wu

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, UC Berkeley, 2016

Hilda

Hilda Buss

Graduate Student
Ph.D. Candidate, UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering

B.S. Chemical Engineering, MIT, 2011

promita

Promita Chakraborty

Research Associate

Ph.D. Computer Science, Virginia Tech 2014 (Alexey Onufriev/Ron Zuckermann)

M.S. Computer Science, Louisiana State University, 2007

Current: Quezy Labs

Allison

Allison Chen

High School Intern

Amador Valley High School, Class of 2016

Current: Undergraduate, UC San Diego

Nathan Ellebracht

Nathan Ellebracht

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley, 2014

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Georgia Tech

Golan

Golan Gertler

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Biotechnology Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, 2012,
(Hanna Rapaport)

Vicky Jun

Joo Myung (Vicky) Jun

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow

B.S. Chemical Biology, UC Berkeley, 2012

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Chemistry. U. Pennsylvania

Jennifer

Jennifer Kumar

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.A. Molecular Cell Biology & Sociology,
UC Berkeley 2015

Current: Medical student at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Gloria

Gloria Olivier

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2010,
(Joelle Frechette)

Current: Project Manager, Agilent Technologies

Stan Yoo

Stan Yoo

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2013

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Chemistry, UC Irvine

   
       
Sophie

Sophia Leonard

Department of Homeland Security Intern

B.S. Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University, 2014

Current: Juno Therapeutics

Carley

Carly Loveland

Department of Homeland Security Intern

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2015

Current: Medical student, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Allen

Allen Pei

Department of Homeland Security Intern

B.S. Nanoengineering & Applied mathematics, UC San Diego, 2014

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Stanford University

   
       
Davina

Davina Smith

Summer Undergraduate Researcher

B.S. Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley, 2014
Anna

Anna Yang

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow  

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2011

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Chemistry,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, (Jeffrey Moore)
       
Anouck

Anouck Champsaur

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2011

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Chemistry, Columbia University, (Colin Nuckolls)

Kevin

Kevin Cho

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley, 2014

Current: Process Engineer, Advanced Materials, Santa Clara, CA

Mathew

Mathew Fong

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science & Bioengineering, UC Berkeley, 2014

Current: Software Engineer at Pinterest

Alex

Alex Stern

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2012

Menglu

Menglu Qian

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B. A. Molecular Cell Biology, UC Berkeley, 2013

Current: Ph.D. candidate, Molecular Cell Biology,
Harvard University
   
       
Eamon

Eamon Byrne

Summer Student

B.S. Chemistry, University of Melbourne, Australia, 2013

Current: D. Phil Candidate, Structural Biology,
University of Oxford, (Christian Siebold)

Andrew

Andrew Cho

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow

B.A. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
UC Berkeley, 2011

Current: M.D. Ph.D. Candidate, Weill Cornell Rockefeller Sloan-Kettering Tri-Institutional Program

Marika

Marika Harada

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow

B.A. Chemistry, University of Rochester, 2010

Current: M.D. Candidate, St. George's University School of Medicine

Sam

Samuel Ho

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2013

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Chemistry, Caltech,
(David Tirrell)

Alex

Alexander Olson

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemical Biology, UC Berkeley, 2011

Current: Content Contributor, Youreka Science

Silvia

Silvia Rinaldi

Graduate Student Intern

M.S. Physical Engineering, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Babak

Babak Sanii

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Applied Science and Biophysics, UC Davis, 2008 (Atul Parikh)

Current: Professor, Chemistry, Keck Science Center, Claremont Colleges
Laudann

Laudann Taravati

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2011

Current: M.D. Candidate, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Wendy

Wendy van Zoelen

Postdoctoral Fellow
UC Berkeley/LBNL, (Rachel Segalman/Ron Zuckermann)

Ph.D. Polymer Chemistry, University of Groningen, Netherlands, 2009, (Gerrit ten Brinke)
   
       
ChunLong

Chun-Long Chen

Project Scientist

Previous: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pittsburgh, (Nathaniel Rosi)

Current: Senior Research Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Ryan

Ryan Dill

High School Student Intern

B.S. Chemistry, UC Los Angeles, 2014

Current: Graduate student, Univ. Colorado, Boulder (Niels Damrauer)

Brian

Brian Ikkanda

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2009

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Chemistry, University of Texas, Austin, (Brent Iverson)
Jon

Jon Jaworski

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2009

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, (Shannon Stahl)
Kaja

Kaja Kaastrup

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley,

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Biotechnology, MIT

Romas

Romas Kudirka

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, UC Irvine, 2009,
(David Van Vranken)

Current: Senior Research Scientist at Catalent Pharma Solutions
Dina

Dina Mirijanian

Postdoctoral Fellow (Steve Whitelam/Ron Zuckermann)

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Utah, 2008,
(Greg Voth)

Current: Postdoctoral Fellow, Physics, Brandeis University, (Michael Hagan)

Aaron

Aaron Ringgenberg

Summer Intern

B.S. Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010

Current: DevOps Engineer at Indiegogo
Li

Li Tan

Senior Research Associate

M.S. Bioanalytical Chemistry, University of Florida, 2005

Current: Senior BD Section Head, SGS

Helen

Helen Tran

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow

B.S. Chemistry & Chemical Engineering,
UC Berkeley, 2011

Ph.D. Columbia University, Chemistry, 2016 (Luis Campos)

Current: Post-doc, Stanford Univ. (Zhenan Bao)

Neeraja

Neeraja Venkateswaran

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Bioengineering, UC Berkeley, 2011

Current: Growth Manager at Tapingo

   
       
Ritchie

Ritchie Chen

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Bioengineering & Materials Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley, 2010

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, (Polina Anikeeva)
Philip

Philip Choi

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow

B.A. Molecular Cell Biology, UC Berkeley, 2009

Current: M.D./Ph.D. Candidate, Columbia University
Sarah

Sarah Gael

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2009

Current: M.D. Candidate, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Amanda

Amanda Marciel

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow

B.S. Chemical Biology, UC Berkeley, 2008
Ph.D. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, (Charles Schroeder), 2015

Current: Post-doc, U. Chicago (Matt Tirrell)

Ryan

Ryan Mesch

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow

B.A. Photography & Chemistry, Hampshire College, 2008

Ph.D. Candidate, Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin, (Grant Willson)

Current: Senior Process Engineer, Intel, Santa Clara, CA

Sarah

Sarah Shelby

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow

B.S. Chemical Biology, UC Berkeley, 2008

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Chemistry, Cornell University (Baird-Holowka)
Helen

Helen Yu

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2011

Current: Ph.D. Candidate, Chemistry, Caltech,
(Ray Deshaies)
   
       
Cheryl

Cheryl Goldbeck

Senior Scientific Engineering Associate

Previous: Sr. Research Associate, Genentech

Current: Associate Research Manager, Theravance
Eunice

Eunice Lee

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2010

Current: Dental Medicine Candidate, University of Pennsylvania
Hannah

Hannah Murnen

Graduate Student
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley, 2012 (Rachel Segalman / Ron Zuckermann)

Current: Associate, McKinsey & Company

Kitae

Ki Tae Nam

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, 2007, (Angela Belcher)

Current: Professor, Material Science Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea
Matt

Matt Naylor

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemical Biology, UC Berkeley, 2006

Ph.D. Chemistry, Princeton, 2014
(Erik Sorensen)

Current: Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Santa Cruz (Scott Lokey)

Adrianne

Adrianne Rosales

Graduate Student

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley, 2012
(Rachel Seagalman/Ron Zuckermann)

Current: Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, (Kristi Anseth)
       
Tammy

Tammy Chu 

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2007

Pharm. D., University of Minnesota, 2013

Current: Pharmacist, Kaiser Permanente, Sonoma, CA

Allison

Allison Cohen

Graduate Student
Ph.D. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2011,
(Carolyn Bertozzi/Ron Zuckermann)

Current: Postdoctoral Fellow, Moffit Cancer Center, Florida
Baoquan

Baoquan Ding

Postdoctoral Fellow (Jeff Bokor/Ron Zuckermann)

Ph.D. Chemistry, New York University, 2006 (Ned Seeman)

Current: Professor, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China

Melike

Melike Firat

Research Associate

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 2005

Current: Project Manager, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute

David

David Ford

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2008
Ph.D. Chemistry, Harvard University, 2013,
(Eric Jacobsen)

Current: Chemist, Nalas Engineering Services Inc.

ByoungChul

Byoung-Chul Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Biophysics, UC San Francisco, 2006,
(Ken Dill/Ron Zuckermann)

Current: Staff Scientist, 23 and Me
Andrew

Andrew Zhang

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 2007
Ph.D. Chemistry, Yale University, 2012,
(David Spiegel)

Current: Senior Scientist, AstraZeneca
Jiwon

Jiwon Seo

Postdoctoral Fellow
(Annelise Barron/Ron Zuckermann)

Ph.D. Medicinal Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2006, (Richard Silverman)

Current: Professor, School of General Studies, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Korea



Chiron Corporation (1989 - 2005)


Catherine Christie

Undergraduate Research Intern
Current: Neurosurgery Resident, UC Irvine Medical Center

Margot Paulick

Graduate Student Intern
(Carolyn Bertozzi, UC Berkeley)
Current: Professor at Union College


 

Kristin Brinner

Postdoctoral Fellow
Current: Developer and Technical Project Manager

Katie Hart

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow
Current: Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley, Chemical Biology

Zaihleen Keller

Undergraduate Research Intern
(UC Berkeley, Chemistry)
Current: M.D., Radiology Resident at University of Southern California


2003

Thomas Horn

Research Scientist
Current: Senior Staff Scientist at Alios Biopharma


Meiliana Tjandra

Post-Baccalaureate Intern
Current: Scientist at Novartis

 

Byoung-Chul Lee

Graduate Student
(Ken Dill/Ron Zuckermann, UCSF/Chiron)
Current: Scientist at Genentech


Joe Ringgenberg

Development Engineer
Current: Software Engineer at Novartis

 

Jennifer Moore

Research Associate
Current: High School Chemistry Teacher at Acalanes Union High School District


   

Michael Connolly

Research Associate
Current: Principal Scientific Engineering Associate at LBNL


Tim Burkoth

Joint Postdoctoral Fellow (Fred Cohen/Ron Zuckermann, UCSF/Chiron)
Current: Director of Regulatory Affairs at AbbVie

 

Deb Charych

Research Scientist
Current: Senior Director, Research Biology at Nektar Therapeutics


Aaron Fafarman

Undergraduate Research Intern
(UC Berkeley, Chemistry)
Current: Professor, Chemical Engineering, Drexel University

Dan Suich

Research Scientist
Current: PGB Real Estate Agent

Eric Beausoleil

Research Scientist
Current: Experienced Drug Discovery Scientist and Project Leader at ExonHit Therapeutics


Sherry Hom

Undergraduate Summer Intern
(Harvey Mudd, Chemistry)
Current: Software Engineer at Rulemeister

Sharon Kwok

Undergraduate Summer Intern (UC Berkeley)

 

Annelise Barron

Postdoctoral Fellow
(Ken Dill/Ron Zuckermann, UCSF/Chiron)
Current: Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University


Kiet Truong

Undergraduate Research Intern
(UC Berkeley, Biochemistry & Art)
Current: Psychiatrist (M.D. from UC Davis)

Tetsuo Uno

Research Scientist
Current: Senior Research Investigator at GNF

Philippe Armand

Graduate Student
(Fred Cohen/Ron Zukcermann, UCSF/Chiron)
Current: M.D., Ph.D.  Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Harvard Medical School


Kerry Spear

Associate Director
Current: Vice president in Medicinal Chemistry at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

 

Dane Goff

Research Scientist
Current: Rigel Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Rich Goldsmith

Research Associate
Current: Senior Research Associate at Genentech


 
 

Kent Kirshenbaum

Graduate Student
(Ken Dill Ron Zuckermann, UCSF/Chiron)
Current: Professor of Chemistry at New York University


Aaron Siegmund

Research Associate
Current: Scientist at Amgen

 

Lutz Richter

Research Scientist

 

Barbara Scott

Research Associate
Current: Review Chemist for the Office of Generic Drugs, FDA


 

Gina Figliozzi

Research Associate
Current: Communications and Public Outreach Lead, Space Biosciences Division, NASA Ames Research Center


   

Steve Banville

Research Associate
Current: Sr. Bioinformatics Analyst at Complete Genomics Inc.


   

Janice Kerr

Research Associate
Current: Professor of Medicine at University of Colorado Denver


   





updated 8/7/16

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