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Luo Lab Alumni

Name | Info while in the lab Current position and contact info
Brandon Weissbourd
bweissb_at_gmail_dot_com
Graduate student, ('12-16'), Biology Ph.D. Program
NSF Graduate Fellow
Stanford Graduate Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellow, Anderson Lab, Caltech
Katherine DeLoach
kdeloach_at_stanford_dot_edu
Lab Technician ('12-'16)

Medical Student, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Xin Wang
xin.wang.kassy_at_gmail_dot_com
Postdoc, ('14-16'), Ph.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Software Engineer, Intel
Xiang Wang
whsiang_at_gmail_dot_com
Postdoc, ('13-'16), Ph.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Senior Research Scientist, Denali Therapeutics
Alexander Ward
alexward_at_allelebiotech_dot_com
Postdoc, ('10-'15), Ph.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; HHMI Fellow of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

Scientist, Allele Biotechnology
Vincenzo Favaloro
vfavalor_at_stanford_dot_edu
Postdoc, ('10-'15'), Ph.D. Ruprecht Karl Universitat

Vicki Lau vickilau_at_stanford_dot_edu
Undergraduate Student

Casey Guenthner
cjguenthner_at_gmail_dot_com
Graduate Student, ('10-'15), Neurosciences Ph.D. Program; Department of Defense NDSEG Fellow

Senior Research Associate, Genentech
Xiaojing Gao
xiaojing.j.gao_at_gmail_dot_com
Graduate Student, ('10-'15), Biological Sciences Ph.D. Program; Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow, Elowitz Lab, Caltech
William Joo
william.joo_at_gmail_dot_com
Graduate Student, ('09-'14), Neurosciences Ph.D. Program; NIH NRSA Predoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
Samantha Zarate
slzarate_at_stanford_dot_edu
Undergraduate Student

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

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

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

Senior Business Program Manager, Microsoft

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

Assistant Professor, UCLA

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

Group Leader, 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

Associate Director, 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);

Medical Student, 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

Consultant, Bain & Company

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

Associate 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
Francisco 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
hz9s_at_virginia_dot_edu
Postdoc ('01-'06); Ph.D. Indiana Univ.


Associate Professor, University of Virginia

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_hiroshima-.u.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

Professor, Department of Biological Science, Hiroshima University
Andrea Penton
apenton44_at_yahoo_dot_com
Postdoc ('01-'06); Ph.D. Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison; NIH Epilepsy Postdoctoral Fellow

Cytogenetics fellow, University of Pennsylvania

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

Associate at Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati law firm


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

Senior Editor, Neuron

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

Associate Professor, Bucknell University

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

Founder and CEO, Denali Therapeutics


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

Associate Professor, 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)

University of Wisconsin medical student

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 09/2015




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