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Luo Lab Alumni

Name | Info while in the lab Current position and contact info
Liang Liang
liangl02_at_gmail_dot_com
Graduate Student, ('07-'13) Applied Physics PhD Program;Stanford Graduate Fellow; Lubert Stryer Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow, Andermann and Chen Labs, Harvard Medical School

Kazunari Miyamichi
kmiyamichi_at_gmail_dot_com
Postdoc, ('06-'13), Ph.D. University of Tokyo, Japan Japan Science and Technology Corporation Postdoctoral Fellow; HFSP Postdoctoral Fellow

Project Associate Professor, University of Tokyo, Japan

Nadja Makki
nadjamakki_at_gmail_dot_com
Postdoc, ('11-'13), Ph.D. Univ. of Utah
Jane Coffin Childs Postdoctoral Fellow

Xiaomeng Milton Yu
suozhe_at_gmail_dot_com
Postdoc, ('08-'12), Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine
Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Fellow

Co-founder and CEO, BenchWise

BenchWise

Vardhan Dani
vsdani at mit-dot-edu
Postdoc, ('09-'12), Ph.D. Brandeis Univ.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Picower Institute of Learning and Memory, MIT

Weizhe Hong
whong_at_caltech_dot_edu
Graduate Student ('07-'12), Biological Sciences Ph.D. Program

Postdoctoral Fellow, Anderson Lab, California Institute of Technology

Simon Hippenmeyer
simon.hippenmeyer_at_ist.ac.at
Postdoc, ('06-'12), Ph.D. Biozentrum, Basel, Switzerland;
EMBO, HFSP, SNSF Postdoctoral Fellow

Assistant Professor, Institute of Science and Technology, Austria

Website

Amin Aalipour
amin.aalipour_at_gmail_dot_com
Undergraduate Student

Ya-Hui Chou
yhchou_at_gate.sinica.edu.tw
Postdoc, ('04-'11), Ph.D. Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Bosiljka Tasic
bosiljka.tasic_at_gmail_dot_com
Postdoc, ('04-'11), Ph.D. Harvard Univ., Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Fellow

Senior Analyst, Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle
Lora Sweeney
lsweeney_at_salk_dot_edu
Graduate Student, ('05-'11), Neurosciences Ph.D. Program; Neonatal biology training fellow

Postdoc, Kintner and Jessel labs, The Salk Institute and Columbia Univ.
Gabby Barsh
grbarsh_at_stanford_dot_edu
Undergraduate Student

University of Washington MD-PhD student
Catherine Nguyen
cnguyen2_at_stanford_dot_edu
Undergraduate Student

UC Irvine Medical Student
Marvin Liu Shu
mlshu_at_stanford_dot_edu
Undergraduate Student

Analog Devices
Joy Tea (Joy Wu)
JoySTea_at_gmail_dot_com
Graduate Student, (05-'10), Neurosciences Ph.D. Program; NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Senior Research Associate, Genentech
Daniela Berdnik
berdnik_at_stanford_dot_edu
Postdoc ('03-'10); Ph.D. Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna, Austria; EMBO and HFSP Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Associate, Wyss-Coray Lab, Stanford University/VA Palo Alto
Ling Li
lling_at_stanford_dot_edu
Graduate Student ('05-'10), Biological Sciences Ph.D. Program

Lecturer, Stanford University
Emilie Russler
mimirussler_at_gmail_dot_com
Undergraduate Student ('07-'10);

Research Assistant, Washington University

Xiu Xia (Susan) Zhang
Lab Assistant ('05-'10);

Retired

Maria Spletter
maria.spletter_at_gmail_dot_com
Graduate Student ('04-'10); Stanford Graduate Fellow, NIH NRSA Predoctoral Fellow

Postdoc, Schnorrer Lab, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany

Christopher Potter
cpotter_at_jhmi_dot_edu
Postdoc ('02-'09); Ph.D. Yale Univ.; Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Fellow

Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Website

Marena Tynan La Fontaine
marena.tlf_at_gmail_dot_com
Research Assistant ('07-'09)

Research Assistant, Jan Lab, UCSF

J. Sebastian Espinosa
sebastian_at_phy.ucsf_dot_edu
Graduate Student ('03-'09), Neurosciences Ph.D. Program; DOD and NIH NRSA Predoctoral Fellow

Postdoc, Stryker Lab, UCSF

Wen Zhou (Joe) Zhong
oceantown2828_at_yahoo_dot_com
Research Assistant ('04-'08)

Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor, San Francisco and Sacramento

Oren Schuldiner
oren.schuldiner_at_weizmann.ac.il
Postdoc ('03-'08); Ph.D. Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Israel; EMBO Postdoctoral Fellow

Assistant Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Website

Mandar Muzumdar
muzumdar_at_post.harvard_dot_edu
Medical Student ('04-'08)


Resident, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
Oncology Fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/MGH
Francsco Luongo
fluongo_at_stanford_dot_edu
Undergraduate Student ('06-'08)


Research Assistant, Stanford
Audrey Fan
auddie_at_stanford_dot_edu
Undergraduate Student ('06-'08)


Graduate Student, MIT
Eric Hoopfer
hoopfere_at_caltech_dot_edu
Graduate Student ('02-'07), Neurosciences Ph.D. Program; NSF Predoctoral Fellow

Postdoc, Anderson Lab, Caltech
Haitao Zhu
zhu.haitao_at_gene_dot_com
Postdoc ('02-'07); Ph.D. State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook; NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow

Scientist, Genentech
Jonathan Levy
Jonathan.Levy_at_ucsf_dot_edu
Undergraduate Student ('04-'06); Research Assistant ('06-'07)

Graduate Student, UCSF
Justin Liu
jliu85_at_gmail_dot_com
Undergraduate Student ('05-'07)

Graduate Student, Caltech
Carol Cao
yucao_at_aecom.yu_dot_edu
Undergraduate Student ('05-'07)

Medical Student, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Hui Zong
hzong_at_molbio.uoregon_dot_edu
Postdoc ('01-'06); Ph.D. Indiana Univ.


Assistant Professor, Univ. of Oregon

Website

Helen Su
suh_at_janelia.hhmi.org
Research Associate ('02-'07); Ph.D. Univ. of Lyon I, France

Research Associate, Janelia Farm Research Campus/HHMI
Takaki Komiyama
tkomiyama_at_ucsd_dot_edu
Graduate Student, Neurosciences Ph.D. Program ('02-'06); Stanford Graduate Fellow and Japan Stanford Association Graduate Fellow

Assistant Professor, Section of Neurobology, UCSD

Website

Anita Devineni
anita.devineni_at_ucsf_dot_edu
Undergraduate Student ('04-'06)

Graduate Student, UCSF
Tina Chou
tchou51_at_gmail_dot_com
Undergraduate Student ('04-'06)

Medical Student, University of Texas at San Antonio
Resident, UCLA

Takahiro Chihara
tchihara_at_mol.f.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Postdoc ('02-'06); Ph.D. National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan; Japan Science and Technology Corporation and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellow

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Genetics, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan
Andrea Penton
apenton44_at_yahoo_dot_com
Postdoc ('01-'06); Ph.D. Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison; NIH Epilepsy Postdoctoral Fellow

Epidemiologist, Public Health Dept., Calaveras County, CA

Shakti Narayan
snarayan_at_berkeley_dot_edu
Postdoc ('04-'05); Ph.D. Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

Director, Corporate Development at Nodality Inc.


Ann Nakayama Goldstein ayngoldstein_at_gmail_dot_com
Graduate Student; Neurosciences Ph.D. Program ('99-'04); HHMI Predoctoral Fellow

Postdoc, Schwarz lab, Harvard Medical School

Julian Ng julian.ng_at_kcl.ac.uk
Postdoc ('99-'04); Ph.D. Univ. College London, UK; American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Fellow, MRC Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, King's College, London, UK

Website

Gregory Jefferis jefferis_at_mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Graduate Student; Neurosciences Ph.D. Program ('99-'03); Postdoc ('03-'04); HHMI Predoctoral Fellow; Weintraub Graduate Student Award; Tom Elkins Memorial Lectureship

Group Leader, Division of Neurobiology, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

Website
Elizabeth Marin elizabeth.marin_at_bucknell_dot_edu
Graduate Student; Biol. Sciences Ph.D. Program ('00-'04); HHMI Predoctoral Fellow; Postdoctoral Fellow, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

Assistant Professor, Bucknell University

Website
Ryan Watts rwatts_at_gene_dot_com
Graduate Student; Biol. Sciences Ph.D. Program ('01-'04); NIH NRSA Predoctoral Fellow

Associate Director: Neuroscience, Genentech

Website

Raj Vyas
Undergraduate Student ('01-'03)

UCLA Medical Student

Esteban Gomez
Undergraduate Student ('01-'03)

UCLA Medical Student

Alison Maresh
amaresh_at_stanfordalumni.org
Undergraduate Student ('00-'02); Firestone Award for Excellent Undergraduate Thesis, Stanford

Yale Medical Student

Ethan Scott ethan.scott_at_uq.edu.au
Graduate Student ('97-'02); Biol. Sciences Ph.D. Program; NIH Neonatology Grant Trainee

Lecturer, University of Queensland, Australia

Website

Simone Marticke
spursel_at_stanford_dot_edu
Undergraduate Student ('99-'01); Firestone Award for Excellent Undergraduate Thesis, Stanford

Stanford Ph.D. Student

Julia Tzu
Undergraduate Student ('99-'01)

Johns Hopkins Medical Student

Pierre Billuart
billuart_at_infobiogen.fr
Postdoc ('99-'01); Ph.D. Univ. Rene Descartes, Paris V, France; EMBO and HFSP Postdoctoral Fellow

Group Leader, INSERN Paris, France

Christopher Winter
cwinter_at_exelixis_dot_com
Postdoc ('97-'01); Ph.D. Columbia Univ.; NIH NSRA Postdoctoral Fellow

Senior Scientist, Merck Research Labs
Zhao Liu
zliu38_at_hotmail_dot_com
Postdoc ('99-'00); Ph.D. Rutgers Univ.; M.D. Beijing Medical College, China

Medical Fellow, Univ. of Pennsylvania

Timothy Nardine
pastaman3_at_excite_dot_com
Research Assistant ('98-'01)

Research Assistant, Stanford Medical School

John Reuter
Undergraduate Student ('98-'00); Research Assistant ('00-'02)

Washington Univ. Medical Student

Bruce Wang
Undergraduate Student ('98-'00)

UCSF Medical Student

Tzumin Lee
leet_at_janelia.hhmi.org
Postdoc ('97-'00); Ph.D. Johns Hopkins; NIH NSRA Postdoctoral Fellow

Group Leader, Janelia Farm Research Campus, HHMI

Website

Arthur Lee
atlee_at_stanford_dot_edu
Undergraduate Student ('97-'99); Perkin Elmer undergraduate research award

Stanford Medical Student

Matthew Harms
mharms_at_itsa.ucsf_dot_edu
Research Assistant ('97-'99)

UCSF Neurology Resident



Updated 06/2014




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