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Current Students

 

Class of 2013-2014

Class of 2014

Lu Bai

Lu Bai

Seol National University

BS Food Science & Biotechnology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Teresa Woodruff

"Ex-vivo female reproductive tract integration in a 3d microphysiologic system"

 

Aditya Basrur

Aditya Basrur

MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology

BE Biotechnology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Dimtra Georganopoulou

"R&D of an electrochemical detection method and device for detection of the analytes"

 

LinkedIn

         

Shurui Bian

Shurui Bian

Peking University

BS Life Science

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Raymond Bergan

"Constructing high-content screening (HCS) platform for phenotypic screening of small molecule inhibitors of prostate cancer cell invasion"

 

Thomas Cayton

Thomas Cayton

University of California, Davis

BS Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Alexander Stegh

"Detection of biomarkers in blood of GBM mice and human patients for prognostic and diagnostic value"

 

Internship: AuraSense

         
Xinyi Che

Xinyi Che
Dalian University of Technology
BE Chemical Engineering & Technology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Fengqi You

"Optimal clinical trial planning for new drug development"

 

LinkedIn

  Kuan-Fu Chen

Kuan-Fu (Freddy) Chen
University of Washington
BA Biochemistry / BS Biology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

George Wells

"The Influence of Environmental Heterogeneity on Metabolic Efficiency in co-culture Nitrifying and Denitrifying Biofilm"

 

Internship: NU Lab: Aaron Packman

         

Kuan-Wei Chen

Kuan-Wei Chen
National Chung Hsing University
BS Biotechnology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Teresa Woodruff

"Ex-vivo female reproductive tract integration in 3d microphysiologic system"

  Janelle Fawver

Janelle Fawver
Texas A&M University
BS Genetics


Research Preceptor & Project

Dimitra Georganopoulou

"R&D of an electrochemical detection method and device for the detection of analytes"

 

Internship: Ohmx

         
Ankit Gandhi

Ankit Gandhi
University of Massachusetts
BS Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Vadim Backman

"Identifying Specific Intracellular Structures Altered in Early Carcinogenesis"

 

Internship: Janssen

 

LinkedIn

  Chia-Jung Han

Chia-Jung (Joy) Han
University of Washington
BS Biochemistry

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Mickey Matsumoto

"Characterization of gene-manipulated mutant mouse model for psychiatric disorders: study of neuronal morphology in the brain"

 

Internship: Pfizer

         
Mingyang Jiang

Mingyang Jiang
U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
BS Agricultural & Biological Engineering

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Teresa Woodruff

"Ex-vivo female reproductive tract integration in a 3d microphysiologic system"

  Wulin Jiang

Wulin Jiang
Minzu University of China
BS Biology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Melina Kibbe

"Characterization of in vivo effects of collagen binding S-NO peptide amphiphile"

         
Joseph Magura

Joseph Magura
Wabash College

BA Biology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

William Miller

"Effects of Shear Stress on Proplatelet Production in Megakaryocytes"

  Ahmad Malik

Ahmad Malik

University of Texas, Austin

BS Biology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

William Miller

"Transciption factor activity profile and role of SIRT1 in erythroid and megakaryocyte differentiation"

 

Internship: Janssen

         
Catherine Nguyen

Catherine Nguyen

University of California, Irvine

BS Biological Sciences

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Teresa Woodruff

"Ex-vivo female reproductive tract integration in a 3d microphysiologic system"

 

LinkedIn

  Durga Nyayadhish

Durga Nyayadhish

SUNY, Stony Brook

BS Biochemistry

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Lonnie Shea

"Optimizing the coupling and protein delivery in allogeneic transplant (islet) models to induce tolerance"

 

Internship: Boehringer Ingelheim

         
Iryna Olyva

Iryna Olyva

U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

BS Molecular & Cellular Biology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

David Giljohann

"STAT3 Gene Regulation with SNAs (Spherical Nucleic Acids)"

 

Internship: Cook Pharmica

  

LinkedIn

  Ajinkya Patil

Ajinkya Patil
RV College of Engineering

BE Biotechnology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Lonnie Shea

"Lentivirus mediated spinal cord regeneration"

 

Internship: Eli Lilly

         
Rahul Shroff

Rahul Shroff

University of Illinois, Chicago
BS Biological Sciences

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Gayle Woloschak

"Studies of nanoparticle effects on cell killing"

 

LinkedIn

  Emeline Sukamtoh

Emeline Sukamtoh
University of Texas, Austin

BS Biology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Fengqi You

"Pharmaceutical R&D Portfolio Optimization"

         
Tanay Thakar

Tanay Thakar

Sinhgad College of Engineering

B.Tech Biotechnology Engineering

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Qingshen Gao

"Head and neck and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma developed in BRCA2 knockout mouse model"

  Divya Reddy Tikkavarapu

Divya Reddy Tikkavarapu

U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

BS Biomolecular Engineering

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Keith Tyo

"Strain characterization in bioreactors toward understanding glucose uptake and metabolic network regulation in non-growing E.coli and yeast"

 

Internship: Cook Pharmica

         
Michael Verleye

Michael Verleye

University of Notre Dame

BS Chemical Engineering

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Lonnie Shea

"Designing and characterizing cell lysates to induce tolerance in an allogeneic bone marrow transplant model"

 

Internship: BriteSeed

 

LinkedIn

  Paul Weingarden

Paul Weingarden

University of Montana
BA Biology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Lonnie Shea

"Stem Cell Differentiation and Transplantation"

 

         
Henry Weiss

Henry Weiss
Xavier University

BS Biology / Spanish

 

Research Preceptor & Project

William Klein

"Development of targetable radioligand specific for neurotoxic amyloid-beta oligomers for positron emission tomography (PET) analysis"

  Oliver Weisser

Oliver Weisser

Middlebury College
BA Environmental Science / Conservation Biology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Michael Jewett

"Improving cell-free protein synthesis through genome engineering"

 

LinkedIn

         
Tzung-Mao Wu

Tzung-Mao Wu

National Taiwan University

BS Biochemical Science & Technology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Mickey Matsumoto

"Characterization of gene-manipulated mutant mouse model for psychiatric disorders: study of mRNA/protein expression profile in the brain"

  Xiuyuan Xie

Xiuyuan Xie

Beijing Forestry University
BS Biological Sciences

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Matsumoto Mitsuyuki

"Characterization of gene-manipulated mutant mouse model for psychiatric disorders: study of sensory processing deficits using in vivo electrophysiology"

         
Lun Xin

Lun (Bernard) Xin

University of Toronto

BS Cell & Molecular Biology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Gayle Woloschak

"Study of nanoparticles in tissue"

 

Internship: Cook Pharmica

  Rongzhi Xu

Rongzhi Xu

Wuhan University

BS Biology

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Fengqi You

"Pharmaceutical clinical trial supply chain optimization"

         
Yingjie Xu

Yingjie Xu
China Pharmaceutical University

BS Pharmacy

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Neil Kelleher

"Standardizing Protocols for Clinical Quantitative Proteomics"

  Demin Zhao

Demin (Grace) Zhao

Illinois Institute of Technology

Master Biological Engineering

Harbin University of Commerce

BE Biological Engineering

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Qingshen Gao

"Study of function of centrobin in the development of liver steatosis and liver cancer"

 

Internship: Eli Lilly

         
Si Zhao

Si Zhao

Sichuan University

BS Biological Sciences

 

Research Preceptor & Project

Samuel Stupp

"Development of peptide amphiphile-based biomaterials for the binding and presentation of his-tagged proteins: a combined approach for the study in vitro differentiation in 3-dimensional gels."

 

Internship: BriteSeed