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

Visiting Scholar

Dr. Daigo Kobayashi, Bioengineering Visiting Scholar
Sekisuki Chemical

Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Cassandra Happe, Bioengineering Postdoctoral Fellow
NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow
AHA Postdoctoral Fellow
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
Evan Masutani, Bioengineering MD/PhD Rotation Student
Bibiana Matte, Visiting Bioengineering PhD Student
With Marcelo Lamers (UFRGS, Brazil)
Jaimie Mayner, Bioengineering MS Student
Peter Min, Bioengineering MS Student
Christopher Plunkett, Bioengineering MS Student
Evan Teng, Bioengineering PhD Student
NHLBI Predoctoral Fellow
Benjamin Yeoman, Bioengineering PhD Student (joint with SDSU)

Undergraduate Students

Daniel Cheah, Nanoengineering BS Student
Rossin Erbe, Human Biology BS Student
Eureka! Scholar
Brenda Ngo, Biochemistry BS Student
Anna Popravko, Bioengineering BS Student
Kevin Tenerelli, CSUSM Biology BS Student
McNair Scholar
Vivien Tran, Bioengineering BS Student
Julia Brown Scholar
Barry Weickert, Bioengineering BS Student
Kirsten Wong, Bioengineering BS Student
Revelle Scholar

Summer 2017




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)

Dr. Bradly Nelson, Cardiology Fellow (2015-17)
Current: Resident, Oregon Health & Science University

Graduate Students

Ayla Sessions, Biomedical Sciences PhD (2011-17)
Current: Scientist, Institute for Protein Innovation

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: Associate Director, Data Products & Strategy, Foundation Medicine

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: Sr Manager, Product Development, DARÉ Bioscience

Undergraduate Students

Stephanie Thomas, Structural Engineering BS (2014-2017)
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)