Principal Investigator

Amy E. Herr, Ph.D.

Lester John & Lynne Dewar Lloyd Distinguished Professor

Associate Professor, Bioengineering

University of California, Berkeley

308B Stanley Hall, MC 1762

Berkeley, CA 94720-1762

aeh "at" berkeley.edu



Full Curriculum Vitae & Brief Biosketch

Staff

  • Ms. Catherine Dea, Administrative Assistant | cdea "at" socrates.berkeley.edu

Postdoctoral Researchers


Chi-Chih "Ginny" Kang, Ph.D.

2009 PhD Molecular Science & Technology, Academia Sinica and National Tsing‐Hua University, Taiwan

2004 BS Plant Pathology & Microbiology, National Taiwan University

cck "at" berkeley.edu


Elly Sinkala, Ph.D.

2013 PhD Bioengineering, The University of Illinois at Chicago

2008 BS Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University

esinkala "at" berkeley.edu


 


Graduate Student Researchers

Augusto M. Tentori

DHS ORISE Fellow, CRCC Fellow, & Siebel Scholar

2009 SB Biological Engineering, MIT

atentori "at" berkeley.edu




Monica A. Kapil

NSF Research Fellow & UC Dissertation-Year Fellow

2009 BS Mechanical Engineering, San Jose State University

monicakapil "at" berkeley.edu



Todd A. Duncombe

NSF Research Fellow

2010 BS Electrical Engineering, University of Washington

duncombe "at" berkeley.edu



Rachel Gerver

NSF Research Fellow

2009 MS Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

2004 BS Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

rgerver "at" gmail.com


Martha Lesniewski

NSF Research Fellow

2010 BS Materials Science & Engineering, Georgia Tech

marthal "at" berkeley.edu



Yuchen "Peter" Pan

2011 BS Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

panyuchen "at" berkeley.edu



 

Julea Vlassakis

NSF Research Fellow

2012 BA Chemistry, Smith College

2012 BA Physics, Smith College

jvlassakis "at" berkeley.edu

 


Kevin Yamauchi

NSF Research Fellow

2012 MS Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly SLO

2011 BS Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly SLO

kevin.yamauchi "at" gmail.com



Hector D. Neira

2013 MSE Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

2010 BS Bioengineering, University of Maryland, College Park

hdneira "at" gmail.com


Elisabet Rosas

2012 BS Chemical Engineering, IQS School of Engineering, Barcelona Spain

elirosas "at" gmail.com



John J. Kim

NSF Research Fellow

2013 BS Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

johnjkim1 "at" berkeley.edu






Undergraduate & Visiting Research Assistants

  • Mr. Peter Mains, BS BioE, 2014
  • Mr. Cameron Baradar, BS BioE & SRC/Intel Scholar, ~2016
  • Mr. Darren Lim, BS Chemical Engineering ~2016


Alumni

  • Dr. Robert Lin, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2011-2014, now: Cepheid
  • Mr. Zhuchen Xu, Research Associate, 2013-2014, now: Medical School @ WashU
  • Ms. Angela Zhang, BS BioE, ~2016
  • Dr. Minsub Chung, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2010-2013 now: Asst. Prof. @ Hongik Univ.
  • Dr. Alex J. Hughes, BioE Doctoral Student, 2009-2013
  • Dr. Kelly (Karns) Gardner, BioE Doctoral Student, 2009-2013 now: Kauffman Fellow
  • Dr. Samuel Q. Tia, BioE Doctoral Student, 2008-2012 now: Co-founder Correlia Biosystems
  • Ms. Jane Tam, BS MCB, ~2015
  • Dr. Dohyun Kim, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2009-2012, now: Asst. Prof. @ Myongji Univ.
  • Ms. Sasha Denisin, BioE BS 2012, now: PhD student Stanford BioE
  • Ms. Maria Cunniffe, Industry Initiatives for Science and Math Education (IISME) Fellow, Summer 2012
  • Mr. Shen "Shawn" Li, BS Bioengineering ~2015
  • Ms. Martina N. Brozynski, BS Bioengineering ~2016
  • Mr. Edward Jung, ChemEng BS 2011
  • Dr. Akwasi A. Apori, BioE Doctoral student, 2007-2011, now: Co-founder Correlia Biosystems
  • Dr. Mei He, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2008-2011, now: Asst. Prof. @ Kansas State Univ.
  • Dr. Chenlu Hou, EECS Doctoral student, 2007-2011, now: Illumina
  • Dr. Xiaofang Chen, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2010-2011
  • James Che, BioE BS 2011, now: UCLA PhD student
  • Mathieu Ackermann, MS thesis student, EPFL 2010
  • Marko Spasic, MCB BS 2010, now: UCLA Medical
  • Laura Mazzuchetti, NSF/COINS, Politecnico of Turin MS ~2009
  • Le Yee, Amgen Scholars Program, MIT BS 2011
  • Steven Chua, BioE BS 2011
  • Zohora Iqbal, BioE BS 2009, now: UCSF Doctoral student
  • Suruchi Anand, BioE BS 2009, now: UW Doctoral student
  • Lavanya Wusirika, BioE BS 2009, now: USC Medical School Graduate
  • Sharon Hsu, UC Berkeley BioE MS 2009
  • Allen R. Rodriguez, UC Berkeley Biology BS 2009
  • Dr. Nimisha Srivastava (Postdoctoral Scholar, Sandia)
  • Dr. Victor C. Rucker (Postdoctoral Scholar, Sandia), now: Gilead Pharmaceuticals
  • Catherine T. Lo (Sandia), now at MIT
  • Gina H. Cremona (Sandia)
  • Valerie L. Curtis (Sandia)
  • Karen H. Havenstrite (Sandia), now: Stanford
  • Andrew A. Davenport (Sandia), now: Lockheed Martin