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Lab Alumni

2016 Reunion

Former Postdoctoral Fellows

First name Last name Current status Where they are now
Brittany Belin Principal Investigator Carnegie Institution for Science
Megan Bergkessel Principal Investigator University of Dundee
Arpita Bose Assistant Professor Washington University in St. Louis
Nicky Caiazza Biotech Executive Cellibre
Chih-Ching Chien Associate Professor Yuan Ze University
Maureen Coleman Associate Professor University of Chicago
Kyle Costa Assistant Professor University of Minnesota
Thomas Danhorn Bioinformatics Analyst National Jewish Health
Will DePas Assistant Professor University of Pittsburgh
Lars Dietrich Associate Professor Columbia University
David Doughty Biotech Scientist Lumen Bioscience
Jeff Gralnick Professor University of Minnesota
Ryan Hunter Associate Professor University of Minnesota
Peter Jorth Assistant Professor Cedars-Sinai
Andreas Kappler Professor University of Tübingen
Arash Komeili Professor UC Berekley
Gargi Kulkarni Adjunct Faculty of Biology Diablo Valley College, Evergreen Valley College
Anthea Lee Manager, Technical Writing Metropolitan Water District So. CAy
Douglas Lies Biotech Scientist GEVO
Caj Neubauer Research Scientist Caltech
Shanna Potter Faculty El Camino College
Alexandre Poulain Professor University of Ottawa
Lisa Racki Assistant Professor The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)
Itzel Ramos-Solis Biotech Scientist Genomatica
Chad Saltikov Professor University of California, Santa Cruz
Nicholas Shikuma Assistant Professor San Diego State University
Nora Sullivan Faculty Citrus College
Mike Tice Associate Professor Texas A&M
Yun Wang Patent Agent McCarter & English, LLP
Paula Welander Associate Professor Stanford University
Chia-Hung Wu Biotech Scientist Renewable Energy Groupy

Former Graduate Students

First name Last name Current status Where they are now
Brett Babin Post-doc Stanford University, M. Bogyo Lab
David Basta MD-PhD Student Completing MD at USC
Lina Bird Staff Scientist U.S. Naval Research Lab
Tanja Bosak Professor MIT
Laura Croal Associate Director, Global Scientific Publications and Communication Sanofi Genzyme Rare Diseases
Nate Glasser Postdoc Harvard University, E. Balskus Lab
Mariu Hernandez Environmental Scientist Barcelona, Spain
Yongqin Jiao Staff Scientist Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Suzanne Kern Assistant Professor Minerva Schools at KGI
Sebastian Kopf Assistant Professor University of Colorado Boulder
Naomi Kreamer Biotech Scientist Pivot Bio
Davin Malasarn Lead Writer Caltech Office of Strategic Communicaitons
Alexa Price-Whelan Research Scientist Columbia University
Sky Rashby Deceased
Jessica Ricci Faculty Sierra Canyon School
Tina Salmassi Professor California State University, Los Angeles
Scott Saunders Postdoc Caltech, R. Phillips Lab
Tracy Teal Executive Director Dryad

Former Clinical Fellows

First Name Last name Current status Where they are now
Fadi Asfour Assistant Professor University of Utah Health Care
Ajay Kasi Assistant Professor Emory University School of Medicine
Doug Li Assistant Professor UCLA
Kyle McCallin Pulmonary Doctor Loma Linda, CA
Lindsey Van Sambeek Emergency Medicine St. Luke's Hospital-Chesterfield

Former Staff

First name Last name Status in lab Current status Where they are now
Olga Batygin Administrative Assistant Communications Manager California Institute of Technology
Elise Cowley Research Technician Graduate Student University of Wisconsin–Madison
Flavia Costa Research Technician Graduate Student UGA
Michelle Dubiel Research Technician Ophthalmologist San Luis Obispo
Ruth Lee Research Technician Graduate Student University of Minnesota
Kathy Lima Administrative Assistant Retired