Alumni

(time worked in the lab and current whereabouts)

Postdoctoral fellows

  • Arijit Maitra, May 2008-Feb 2011, Assistant Professor, BML Munjal U., Gurugram
  • Srinivas Reddy, Sept 2010-Feb 2011, Engineer, General Electric, Dallas
  • Balaji Iyer, Sept 2009-Mar 2011, Associate Professor, IIT Hyderabad, India
  • Martin Kenward, Sept 2009-Mar 2011, Development Team Lead, Maya HTT, Canada
  • Bedri Arman, March 2011-Sept 2012, Research Scientist, Intel Corporation, Portland
  • Gi-Moon Nam, Nov 2012-Oct 2014, --current whereabouts not known--
  • Jiuling Wang, Oct 2017-Mar 2020, Assistant Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology
  • Chao-Min Huan, Sept 2020-Aug 2021, APC Engineer, TSMC, Taiwan
  • Sebastian Sensale, Oct 2020-Aug 2022, Assistant Professor, Cleveland State University High school students
  • Quanpeng Yang, Nov 2022-Nov 2023, Postdoctoral Fellow, North Carolina State University

PhD students

  • Irina Dobrovolskaia, Jan 2008-Aug 2012, Researcher, Biological Dynamics, La Jolla
  • Dario Meluzzi, June 2008-Aug 2013, Assistant Researcher, UC San Diego Medical School, La Jolla
  • Amy Davenport Migliori, Aug 2011-Mar 2014, Head of partnerships, OpenEye Scientific, Santa Fe
  • Samuel Root, Sept 2014–Mar 2018, Postdoc, Stanford U., Palo Alto
  • Ze Shi, June 2014–Nov 2018, Bioinformatics Researcher, BioLegend, San Diego
  • Tsung-Yeh Tang, Sept 2014–Apr 2019, Data Scientist, Atlassian Inc., San Francisco
  • Brian H. Lee, Sept 2015–April 2021, Postdoc, Purdue U., W. Lafayette
  • Joshua Pajak, Sept 2016-July 2021, Postdoc, U. Massachussets Medical School, Worcester
  • Yilong Zhou, Jan 2018-June 2022, Postdoc, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore

MS students

  • Darren Yang, Jan 2008-Aug 2010, Principal Scientist, Spear Bio Corp., Cambridge
  • David Szeto, Jan 2012-Aug 2012, Associate Manager, LinkedIn, San Francisco 
  • Chaitanya Murthy, Aug 2012-July 2014, Postdoc, Stanford U., Palo Alto
  • Shruti Davey, Sept 2014–Nov 2016, Quality Engineer, Instrumentation Lab (Werfen), San Diego

Undergraduate students

  • Jennifer Kiang, Feb 2008-Sept 2008, Director, Dare Bioscience, San Diego
  • Anupriya Dayal, May 2009-Aug 2009, Resident Physician, Milwaukee
  • Joseph Sugie, Mar 2008-Jan 2010, Linneaeus Biosciences, San Diego 
  • Jun Park, Mar 2008-May 2010, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, UCLA
  • Han Liang Lim, June 2008-May 2009, Executive VP, Coaster Therapeutics, San Diego
  • Aereas Aung, June 2008-July 2010, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard U
  • Lena Lam, April 2010-July 2010, Mechanical engineering MS student, Stanford U
  • Jinting Liu, Sept 2010-Dec 2011, Data Scientist, MobilityWare, Los Angeles
  • Fute Wang, June 2011-Dec 2011, Director of Acquisitions, PacVentures Inc., San Diego
  • Gregory Hattemer, June 2011- May 2012, Process Control Engineer, Marathon Petroleum, Anacortes
  • Catherine Tan, April 2012–July 2012, PhD Candidate, UC San Francisco
  • Sean Kigerl, June 2012-July 2013, Engineer, Burbank Water & Power, Los Angeles
  • Douglas Grosser, June 2012-July 2013, Project ENgineer, Nestle, Sioux City
  • Alive Xiao, June 2013-June 2014, Associate Director, Revolution Medicines, Redwood City
  • Bao Vo Ngo, Aug 2013-July 2014, --current whereabouts not known--
  • Avital Slavin, June 2013-July 2013, Staff Engineer, Illumina Inc. San Diego
  • Wayne Wu, Oct 2013-May 2014, Senior Associate Scientist, Amyris, Fremont
  • Hyongsuk Moon, Jan 2014-May 2014, --current whereabouts not known--
  • Clarissa Hoffmann, Jan 2015-Apr 2016, MD-PhD student, U Texas MD Anderson, Houston
  • Adlai Katzenberg, Jan 2015-June 2015, Researcher, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley
  • Melisa Averina, Apr 2015-Apr 2016, --current whereabouts not known--
  • Mengyi Liao, Oct 2015-May 2016, PhD student, Columbia U., New York
  • Firmin Tchiengue, Nov 2015-May 2017, --current whereabouts not known--
  • Tzu Ting (Emily) Yang, June 2016-Dec 2016, Product Designer, Lytx Inc., San Diego
  • Tyler King, Nov 2018-April 2019, Software Engineer, Bloomberg LP Inc., New York
  • Megan Ogle (Byers), June 2019-Aug 2019, Release Manager, Wells Fargo
  • Benjamin Randoing, May 2020-Oct 2020, New Product Developer, Humacyte Inc., Stanford

High school students

  • Raghu Dhara, Aug 2012-Oct 2013, Head of Data Science, Motive Corp., San Francisco
  • Gokul Narayan, May 2021-Aug 2021, Sophomore, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign