Alumni

NameYearCurrent PositionLast Known WhereaboutsContact
Graduate Students    
Kirk Reynolds2012- 2016Pharmaceutical Chemist IIICatalent Pharma SolutionsEmail 

Abrahim “Bimo” El Gamal

2011- 2016PostdocStanford, Chaitan Khosla LabEmail

Taylor Richter

2008-2014Postdoc University of Maryland, School of MedicineEmail
Kersten Roland2009-2013

Assistant Professor

University of Michigan, College of PharmacyEmail
Anna Lechner2008-2012Scientist Genomatica 
Andrew Kale2008-2012Scientist Illumina 
Micheal C. Wilson2006-2011PostdocETH-Zurich, Switzerland

 

Andrew Shultz2005-2011ScientistSynthetic Genomics 
Jacklyn Winter2005-2010Assistant ProfessorUniversity of UtahWebsite
Yuan Liu2005-2009Medicinal ChemistWellspring Biosciences 
Qian Cheng2003-2007PostdocVanderbilt University 
Laura Beer2001-2006PostdocUniversity of Georgia, Department of Marine ScienceEmail
Master Students    
Kimberly Chang2016- 2017   
Lisa Zeigler 2005- 2006Assistant ProfessorJ. Craig Venter Institute 
Deanna Shock1999-2000  

 

Postdocs     
Vinayak Agarwal2012-2017Assistant ProfessorGeorgia Institute of TechnologyWebsite
Zachary Miles2015- 2017Scientist IIIBASF Enzymes, San Diego 
Xiaoyu Tang2013- 2017PostdocJ. Craig Venter InstituteEmail
Lauren Ray2013- 2016

Synthetic Biology Technical Specialist

Syngenta, UKEmail
Ana Ligia Leandrini de Oliveira2014- 2016PostdocUniversity of Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Takayoshi Awakawa2014- 2016Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Tokyo, JapanEmail
Stefan Diethelm2014- 2015Lab Head Medicinal ChemistryActelion Pharmaceuticals, Switzerland 
Simone Moraes Mantovani2011- 2015Scientist IISynthetic Genomics 
Robin Teufel2012- 2015Principal InvestigatorUniversity of Freiburg, GermanyEmail
Max Crusemann2013- 2015Research Associate University of Bonn, Germany  
Nadine Ziemert2013- 2014 ProfessorUniversity of Tuebingen, GermanyWebsite 
Avena Ross2011-2014Assistant ProfessorQueens UniversityWebsite
Ellis O’Neill2014PostdocUniversity of Oxford, UKEmail
Dennis Poth2013- 2014Postdoc  
Leonard Kaysser2011-2013Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Tuebingen, GermanyWebsite
Kazuya Yamanaka2011-2013Associate ProfessorKansai University, Japan Website
Daniela Trivella2012Independent InvestigatorCNPEM Brazil 
Roland Wenter2010-2012   
Elisha Fielding2010-2013ScientistGreenlight Biosciences, Cambridge, MA 
Peter Bernhardt 2010-2012 ScientistMomenta Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA 
Akimasa Miyamaga2009-2011Assistant ProfessorTokyo Institute of Technology, Japan 
Kaity Ryan2008-2010Associate ProfessorUniversity of British Columbia, CanadaWebsite
Alexandra Roberts2008-2010Queensland Accelerate FellowJames Cook University, AustraliaWebsite 
Alessandra Eustaquio2005-2010Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoWebsite
Amy Lane2008-2010Associate ProfessorUniversity of North FloridaWebsite 
Tobias Gulder2008-2010ProfessorTechnical University of DresdenWebsite
Markus Nett2007-2008Associate ProfessorTechnische Universität Dortmund, GermanyWebsite
Ryan McGlinchey2006-2008PostdocNIH 
John Kalaitzis II2006-2007PostdocNew South Wales University, AustraliaEmail
Daniel Udwary2003-2007Bioinformatics ConsultantData Science Engagement Group at NERSCWebsite
Michelle Moffitt2005-2006Assistant ProfessorUniversity of West Sydney, Australia 
Longkuan Xiang2000-2006Senior Staff ScientistSelectX Pharmaceuticals 
Miho Izumikawa2001-2005Staff ScientistRIKEN Institute, Japan 
John Kalaitzis I2001-2004PostdocNew South Wales University, AustraliaEmail
Yoshimitsu Hamano2002-2003Associate ProfessorFukui Prefectural University, Japan 
Paul Shipley1999-2001Associate ProfessorUniversity of British Columbia Okanagan, CanadaWebsite
Joern Hopke1998-2000Senior Staff ScientistSanofi-Aventis 
Christian Hertweck1999-2000ProfessorHKI Jena, GermanyWebsite
Ai-Ming Yu1998-1999Assistant ProfessorSUNY Buffalo 
Joern Piel1998-1999ProfessorETH Zurich, SwitzerlandWebsite
Stepanka Storkova1997   
Dieter Seng1996-1997   
Visiting Scientists     
Marlene Rothe2017Master StudentETH Zurich, Switzerland, Erick M. Carreira Lab 
Jared Shaw2017ProfessorUC DavisWebsite
Reto Erni2016- 2017Master StudentETH Zurich, Switzerland, Erick M. Carreira LabEmail
Jamshid Moghaddam2016- 2017Graduate StudentUniversity of Bonn, GermanyEmail
Kyra Geyer 2016 Master StudentTU Braunschweig, Germany 
Taro Amagata2015- 2016 Professor San Francisco State UniversityWebsite 
Jan Wolfarth2015 Master Student University of Freiburg, Germany 
Hilke Bruns 2015 Master Student TU Braunschweig, Germany  
Joseph Jarrett2015ProfessorUniversity of HawaiiWebsite
Liang Lu2014Graduate Student

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 
Kazuya Murata2014- 2015Associate ProfessorKinki University, JapanWebsite
Karine Pires2014- 2015 Graduate Student 

Bióloga Instituto Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil 

 
Hongbin Zou2013- 2015 Associate Professor Zhejiang University, China Website 
Katrin Schroder 2013 Master Student Universitat Munster, Germany 
Lingli “Leonie” Liu2013Graduate Student

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 
Yongxin “Philip” Li2013Graduate Student

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 
Stephanie Maerten2012 Master Student 

University of Aachen, Germany 

 
Eric Helfrich 2011- 2012 Master Student University of Jena, Germany  
Yi Tang 2011 Professor UCLA Website 
Larissa Dir2010- 2011 Master Student

University of Saarbrueken, Germany

 
Won-Gon Kim 2010- 2011 Professor 

Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology

 
Tatsufumi Okino2009-2010ProfessorHokkaido University, Japan 
Anna Lechner2007- 2008Master Student

University of Applied Sciences, Mannheim, Germany

 
Johannes Haerle2007Graduate StudentUniversity of Freiberg, Germany 
Qian Cheng2005- 2007Graduate StudentUniversity of Arizona 
Kwangkyoung Liou2004ProfessorSunMoon University, Korea 
Julie Becker2002-2004Graduate StudentUniversity of Hawaii  
Dr. Thomas O’Hare2001Research ScientistOregon Health Science University