Staff

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

Staff Scientists & Postdoctoral Fellows


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

Associate Project Scientist

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


Pui Yik "Peggy" Chan, Ph.D.

Visiting Fellow

Senior Research Fellow, RMIT University, Australia

PhD, University of New South Wales

peggy.chan "at" berkeley.edu


Philippe Adbel-Sayed, Ph.D.

Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow

2013 PhD Bioengineering & Biotechnology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, EPFL

2009 MS Bioengineering & Biotechnology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, EPFL

2007 BS Life Sciences and Technology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, EPFL

pabdelsayed "at" berkeley.edu


Yizhe Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

2015 PhD Chemical Physics, Harvard University

2007 BS Applied Physics, University of Science & Technology of China

yizhezhang "at" berkeley.edu

 

Mohammad "Azim" Alaul Azim, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

2016 PhD Analytical Chemistry, University of Alberta, Canada

2010 MSc in Separation & Analytical Science, University of Manchester, UK

mazim "at" berkeley.edu

 

Burcu Gumuscu-Sefunc, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

2016 PhD Biomedical engineering, University of Twente, The Netherlands

2012 MS Materials Science & Nanotech, Bilkent University, Turkey

2010 BS Biology, Hacettepe University, Turkey

b.gumuscu "at" berkeley.edu


Graduate Student Researchers

Julea Vlassakis

NSF Research Fellow

2012 BA Chemistry, Smith College

2012 BA Physics, Smith College

jvlassakis "at" berkeley.edu

 


Kevin Yamauchi

NSF Research Fellow, Lloyd Graduate Fellow, & Siebel Scholar

2012 MS Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly SLO

2011 BS Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly SLO

kevin.yamauchi "at" gmail.com


Qiong Pan, Ph.D.

2012 PhD Analytical Chemistry, Peking University

2006 BS Chemistry, Peking University

qiongpan "at" berkeley.edu



Hector D. Neira

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow

2013 MSE Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

2010 BS Bioengineering, University of Maryland, College Park

hdneira "at" gmail.com


Elisabet Rosas

2015 CIRM Fellow & 2016 La Caixa Foundation Research Fellow

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

elirosas "at" gmail.com



John J. Kim

NSF Research Fellow, Kang Family Graduate Fellowship for Biotechnology

2013 BS Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

johnjkim1 "at" berkeley.edu



Elaine Su

NSF Research Fellow

2011 BS Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley

elaine.j.su "at" berkeley.edu



Shaheen Jeeawoody

NSF Research Fellow, Berkeley Stem Cell Center Fellow (T32)

2014 BS Bioengineering, Stanford University

shaheenj "at" berkeley.edu



Anjali Gopal

NSERC PGS-D Scholar

2014 BASc, Nanotechnology Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada





Masters Student Researchers


Tara Armand

2015 BS, Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley





Oliver D. Lin

2015 BS, Biomedical Engineering (First Class Honours), University of Auckland, New Zealand

oliverdlin "at" berkeley.edu



Undergraduate Student Researchers

  • Ms. Ashlee Heuston, BEGROw & Undergraduate Researcher, BioE BS ~2019
  • Mr. Joshua Chen, Undergraduate Researcher, Public Health BA ~2019

Alumni

    Postdoctoral Scholars
  • Dr. Robert Lin, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2011-2014 | Cepheid
  • Dr. Kursad Araz, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2011-2014 | Correlia
  • Dr. Minsub Chung, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2010-2013 | Asst. Prof. @ Hongik Univ.
  • Dr. Dohyun Kim, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2009-2012 | Asst. Prof. @ Myongji Univ.
  • Dr. Mei He, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2008-201 | Asst. Prof. @ Kansas State Univ.
  • Dr. Xiaofang Chen, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2010-2011
  • Dr. Nimisha Srivastava (Postdoctoral Scholar, Sandia) | Twist Biosciences
  • Dr. Victor C. Rucker (Postdoctoral Scholar, Sandia) | Gilead Pharmaceuticals
    Graduate Student Researchers | Doctoral Degree
  • Dr. Yuchen "Peter" Pan, PhD Bioengineering 2016 | McKinsey Consulting
  • Dr. Augusto M. Tentori, PhD Bioengineering 2015 | MIT Postdoctoral Scholar (Doyle Lab)
  • Dr. Todd Duncombe, PhD Bioengineering 2015 | Sandia/JBEI Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Dr. Monica A. Kapil, PhD Bioengineering 2015 | Jansen Labs (J&J) Device Engineer
  • Dr. Rachel E. Gerver, PhD Bioengineering 2015 | Stanford Biodesign Fellow
  • Dr. Alex J. Hughes, PhD Bioengineering 2009-2013 | UCSF Postdoctoral Scholar (Gardner Lab)
  • Dr. Kelly (Karns) Gardner, PhD Bioengineering 2009-2013 | Kauffman Fellow & CEO/Co-founder Zephyrus (Bio-techne)
  • Dr. Samuel Q. Tia, PhD Bioengineering 2008-2012 | Co-founder Correlia Biosystems
  • Dr. Akwasi A. Apori, PhD Bioengineering 2007-2011 | CEO/Co-founder Correlia Biosystems
  • Dr. Chenlu Hou, PhD EECS 2007-2011 | McKinesy, Illumina, now at GRAIL
    Graduate Student Researchers | Masters, MEng, MTM Degrees
  • Ms. Martha Lesniewski, MS Bioengineering 2015
    Visiting Scholars
  • Mr. Nils Skovgaard, PhD Health and Medical Sciences 2016, University of Copenhagen
  • Ms. Maria Cunniffe, Industry Initiatives for Science and Math Education (IISME) Fellow
  • Mr. Mathieu Ackermann, MS 2010, EPFL
  • Ms. Laura Mazzuchetti, MS 2009 & NSF/COINS, Politecnico of Turin
    Undergraduate Student Researchers
  • Mr. Sean Purcell, Summer 2015 SMART Researcher & BS Chemistry, 2016, now: UCSD
  • Ms. Erika Cruz, BEGROw Summer 2015 & BS Bioengineering ~2018
  • Ms. Joana Cabrera, BEGROw Summer 2015 & BS Bioengineering ~2018
  • Ms. Liyin Chen, BS Bioengineering ~2016
  • Mr. Kevin Jiang, BS Bioengineering ~2016
  • Mr. Cameron Baradar, BS EECS & SRC/Intel Scholar, 2015
  • Mr. Darren Lim, BS Chemical Engineering 2016
  • Mr. Peter Mains, BS BioE & UC Berkely Stem Cell Center Research Fellow (Su14), 2014
  • Mr. Zhuchen Xu, Research Associate, 2013-2014, now: Medical School @ WashU
  • Ms. Angela Zhang, BS BioE, 2016
  • Ms. Jane Tam, BS MCB, 2015
  • Ms. Sasha Denisin, BioE BS 2012, now: PhD student Stanford BioE
  • Mr. Shen "Shawn" Li, BS Bioengineering 2015
  • Ms. Martina N. Brozynski, BS Bioengineering 2016
  • Mr. Edward Jung, ChemEng BS 2011
  • Mr. James Che, BioE BS 2011, now: UCLA PhD student
  • Mr. Marko Spasic, MCB BS 2010, now: UCLA Medical
  • Ms. Le Yee, Amgen Scholars Program, MIT BS 2011
  • Mr. Steven Chua, BioE BS 2011
  • Ms. Zohora Iqbal, BioE BS 2009, now: UCSF Doctoral student
  • Ms. Suruchi Anand, BioE BS 2009, now: UW Doctoral student
  • Ms. Lavanya Wusirika, BioE BS 2009, now: USC Medical School Graduate
  • Ms. Sharon Hsu, UC Berkeley BioE MS 2009
  • Mr. Allen R. Rodriguez, UC Berkeley Biology BS 2009, now: UCS Medical School
  • 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