Alumni

Postdoctoral Fellows Dates Subsequent Appointment
Claudia Q. Lin 1995-1996 Senior Manager Genentech Corporation
Min-Yuan Chou 1996-1999 Principal Scientist, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
Qing Chen 1998-1998 Principal Scientist, Amgen Corporation
Vadim Markovtsov 1996-2001 Fellow, Rigel Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Jiuyong Xie 1998-2003 Professor, University of Manitoba
Frederic Allain 2000-2001 Professor, ETH Zurich
Batoul Amir-Ahmady 2000-2008 Lab Manager, Witte Lab, UCLA
Shalini Sharma 2001- 2007 Associate Professor, College of Medicine, University of Arizona
Geetanjali Chawla 2002-2008 Principal Investigator, Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad, India
Peter Stoilov 2002-2010 Associate Professor, West Virginia University
Kristin Ostrow 2004-2005 Senior Scientist, Altravax
Qin Li 2004-2013
Ivan Babic 2005-2009 Assistant Professor, John Wayne Cancer Institute
Andrey Damianov 2005-2012 Adjunct Assistant Professor, UCLA
Zhenzhi Tang 2006- 2009 Research Assistant Professor, University of Rochester
Sika Zheng 2007-2014 Associate Professor, University of California Riverside
Niroshika Keppetipola 2009 – 2013 Associate Professor, California State University Fullerton
Shinya Takahashi 2010-2012 Research Scientist, Japan
Barbara Rust 2011-2014 Business Development Manager bei Phywe Systeme GmbH & Co.
Doctoral Students
Hosung Min 1993-1997 Director of Antibody Engineering at Samsung Korea
Raymond Chan 1993-1997 Scientist at Color Genomics
Edward Modafferi 1993-1999 Professor, Merced College
Nanette Rooke 1995-2002 Postdoctoral Fellow, The Buck Institute
Megan Hall 1997-2003 Senior Director, Medical Communications at GRAIL, Inc.
Jason Underwood 1997-2005 Principal Scientist, Pacific Biosciences
Paul Boutz 1998-2006 Assistant Professor, University of Rochester
Ji-Ann Lee 2002- 2009 Staff Research Associate, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, UCLA
Amy Pandya-Jones 2004-2011 Helen Hay Whitney Fellow, Katherine Plath Lab UCLA
Lauren Gehman 2006-2011 Executive Director, Allakos Inc.
Erik Anderson 2007-2012 Faculty in Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital
Areum Han 2007-2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, George Daley Lab, Harvard Medical School
Anthony Linares 2010-2015 Neurology Fellow, David Geffen Sch. of Med., UCLA
Somsakul Wongpalee 2010-2015 Assistant Professor, University of Chiang Rai, Thailand
Yi Ying 2011-2016 Senior Scientist, Skyhawk Therapeutics
Celine Vuong 2012-2017 Postdoctoral Fellow, Calloway Lab, Salk Institute
Undergraduate Students
Roberta Yang 1995-1998 Medical Student, Washington University
J. Aaron Goldman 1997-2000 Assistant Professor, Ohio State University
Shoba Narayan 1998-2000 Physician, Pediatric Nephrology, Childrens Hospital of Orange County
Arpitha Muthialu 2000-2001 Medical Student, Northwestern University
Steven LaFemina 2000-2002 Partner, TNTP Education Management, Washington, DC
Rachel Spellman 2001 Graduate Student, Cambridge University
Esra Cagavi 2001 Associate Professor, Medipol Üniversitesi, Turkey
Sara Panahandeh 2001-2002 Medical Student, Albany Medical College
Florian Oberstrass 2003 Postdoctoral Fellow, Bioengineering, Stanford University
Calvin Jan 2002-2004 Principal Investigator, Calico Life Sciences LLC
Hideshiro Saito-Benz 2002-2004 Graduate Student, MIT
Sarah Clark 2005-2007 Medical Student, Northwestern University
David Nguyen 2005-2007 Medical Student, UCLA
Tiara Byrd 2007 Clinical Applications Manager, Miltenyi Biotech
Emilienne Repak 2007
David Gray 2008-2010 Graduate Student in Architecture UCLA
Evelyn Tran 2008 – 2010 Graduate Student, USC
Yi Ying 2009, 2010 Graduate Student, UCLA
Shi Xiaoshen 2009 Graduate Student, NYU
Jason Schott 2010
Shashank Cheemalavagu 2010-2012
Lindsay Chun 2010-2012 Medical Student, University of Chicago
Adrian Hernandez 2011-2014 Ob-Gyn Resident, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Diana Tran 2012-2013 PhD Student, Weill Cornell Medicine, NYC
Cindy Puga 2013-2015 Medical Student, Iowa Carver College
Darryl Chui 2014-2016
Jennifer Laborada 2014-2015
Miles Huseyin 2014 Graduate Student Oxford University
Robert Vasquez 2015
Reem Halabi 2016-2017 Medical Student, UCSD
Jeffrey Huang 2016- MSTP Student, UTSW
Hieu Pham 2018-2019
Shelby Vexler 2019 Student UCSB
Alini Agnes 2019 Student Harris Stowe State Univ.
Lau Chit Ying 2019 Student University of Hong Kong
Technical Staff
William Gomes 1993-1995 Neuroradiologist, NYC
Nan Wei 1995-1997 Amgen Corp.
Vida Vameghi-Meyers 1998-2000
Martin Luu 1999-2001 Pathologist, Modesto, CA
Jennifer Park 2003-2005
Administrative Staff
Martha O’Connor 1993-1997 Retired
Anna Callahan 1997-2000 Director at The Incorruptibles
Kim Simmonds 2000-2012 Family Therapist, Los Angeles, CA
Joelle Radford 2012-2015 Executive Assistant, Wyss Center, Geneva, CH
Sabbatical Visitors
Professor Hidehito Kuroyanagi 9/17-6/18 Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Professor Manuel Ares 1/18-3/18 UCSC
Professor Melissa Jurica 3/18-4/18 UCSC
Professor Aaron Hoskins 6/19-4/20 U. of Wisconsin