Principal Investigator

Dr. Adam J Engler (Bio) (CV)
Associate Professor of Bioengineering
Member, UC San Diego Stem Cell Program
Member, Moores Cancer Center
Member, UC San Diego Glycobiology Training Center

Research Staff

Jerry Tuler, Lab Manager

Postdoctoral and Clinical Fellows

Dr. Cassandra Happe, Bioengineering Postdoctoral Fellow
NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow
AHA Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr. Bradley Nelson, Clinical Fellow (Cardiology)
CIRM Clinical Fellow (with Dr. Eric Adler)
Dr. Jesse Placone, Bioengineering Postdoctoral Fellow
NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow

Graduate Students

Afsheen Banisadr, Biomedical Sciences PhD Student
National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellow
Pranjali Beri, Bioengineering PhD Student
National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellow
Michael Gibbons, Bioengineering PhD Student
UCSD Frontiers of Innovation Scholar
NIAMS Predoctoral Fellow
Aditya Kumar, Bioengineering PhD Student
National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellow
NIAMS Predoctoral Fellow
Jaimie Mayner, Bioengineering MS Student
Peter Min, Bioengineering MS Student
Ayla Sessions, Biomedical Sciences PhD Student
AHA Predoctoral Fellow
NIH NRSA Predoctoral Fellow
Evan Teng, Bioengineering PhD Student
NHLBI Predoctoral Fellow

Undergraduate Students

Daniel Cheah, Nanoengineering BS Student
Rossin Erbe, Human Biology BS Student
Anna Popravko, Bioengineering BS Student
Kevin Tenerelli, CSUSM Biology BS Student
McNair Scholar
Stephanie Thomas, Structural Engineering BS Student
UCSD Frontiers of Innovation Scholar
Vivien Tran, Bioengineering BS Student
Julia Brown Scholar
Kirsten Wong, Bioengineering BS Student
Revelle Scholar

Summer 2016




Group Alumni

Visiting Faculty Scholars

Dr. Frederic Kolb, Institut Gustave Roussy (2014-16)

Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Alexander Fuhrmann, Bioengineering Postdoc (2010-15)
Current: Staff Scientist, Illumina

Dr. Gretchen Meyer, Bioengineering Postdoctoral Fellow (2011-14)
Current: Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis

Dr. Yu Suk Choi, Bioengineering Postdoctoral Fellow (2010-13)
Current: Assistant Professor, University of Western Australia (Perth, Australia)

Graduate Students

Kelsey Thomas, Biomedical Sciences PhD (2011-16)
Current: Clinical Research Associate, QuintilesIMS

Jessica Wen, Bioengineering PhD (2010-15)
Current: Bio-engineer, Berkeley Lights, Inc.

Hermes Taylor-Weiner, Bioengineering PhD (2010-15)
Current: Postdoctoral Fellow, Karolinska Institute (Sweden)

Alistair McIntyre, Bioengineering MS (2013-15)
Current: Technician, Diomics

Gaurav Kaushik, Bioengineering PhD (2009-15)
Current: Scientist, Seven Bridges Genomics

Ludovic Vincent, Bioengineering PhD (2009-14)
Current: Staff Scientist, Illumina

Andrew Holle, Bioengineering PhD (2008-13)
Current: Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute (Germany)

Jennifer Young, Bioengineering PhD (2008-13)
Current: Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute (Germany)

Alice Spenlehauer, Bioengineering MS (2012-13)
Current: PhD student, Imperial College London

Somyot Chirasatitsin, Bioengineering PhD (2008-12)
Current: Assistant Professor, Prince of Songkla University (Thailand)

Xinyi Tang, Bioengineering MS (2010-12)
Current: Quality Control Supervisor, ScienCell Research Laboratories

Jennifer Kiang, Bioengineering MS (2010-12)
Current: Engineer, Illumina

Undergraduate Students

Neeraja Ravi, Bioengineering BS (2012–14, 2016)
Piyumi Wijesekara, Bioengineering BS (2012-15)
Jared Kehe, Bioengineering BS (2012-15)
Stephanie Chang, Bioengineering BS (2014-15)
Jacquelyn Schaefer, Biology BS (2010-15)
Andrew Lee, Bioengineering BS (2010-14)
Kyle Kretchmer, CSU-SM CIRM Bridges Program Student (2011-13)
Deepthi Vijayraghavan, Bioengineering BS (2010-11)
James Kahng, Bioengineering BS (2010-12)
Justin Tse, Bioengineering BS (2008-11)
Nikhil Joshi, Bioengineering BS (2009-10)
Sara Richardson, Bioengineering BS (2008-9)