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Visiting Research Faculty
Kenichi Murai
Visiting from: Osaka University, JP
Joined in: 2015


Visiting Researchers
Yasuo Hirooka
Ph.D.: U. of Shizuoka
Member: April 2016 - April 2017
Kenji Usui
Ph.D.: Waseda U.
Member: October 2016 - September 2017


Post-Doctoral Scholars
Basvoju A. Bhanu Prasad
B.S. Lal Bahadur college
M.S., M.Phil.University of Hyderabad
Ph.D. IIT Kanpur, India
Currently: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Houston (Gilbertson)
Alakesh Bisai
B.S.
Ph.D. IIT Kanpur, India
Currently: Assistant Professor, IISER Bhopal
Joined in: 2006
John Maina Ndungu
B.S. University of Nairobi
Ph.D. University of Arizona
Currently: Postdoctoral Researcher, Emory University (Liotta/Snyder)
Tuanli (Tony) Yao
B.Sc., M.Sc. Peking University
Ph.D. Iowa State University
Currently: Senior Scientist, Deciphera Pharma. (Lawerence, Kansas)
Stephen Born
B.S.
Ph.D. UC San Diego
Joined in: 2009
Daniel Fischer
B.S.
Ph.D. ETH Zürich
Currently: Chemist, Evonik Degussa
Vishnumaya
B.S.
Ph.D. IIT Kanpur, India
Currently: Assistant Professor, NITTTR Bhopal
Terry Lebold
Ph.D.: U. of Western Ontario
Currently: Janssen
Joined in: 2010
Ethan Fisher
Ph.D.: Columbia U.
Currently: Pfizer
Joined in: 2011
Pablo Garcia Reynaga
Ph.D.: Indiana U. - Bloomington
Currently: Dart NeuroScience
Joined in: 2011
Andre Isaacs
Ph.D.: U. of Pennsylvania
Currently: Assistant Professor at College of the Holy Cross
Joined in: 2011
Timothy Beng
B.S.: U. of Buea, Cameroon, Africa
Ph.D.: U. of Arkansas
Currently: Assistant Professor at Central Washington University
Joined in: 2012
Toshihiro Kiho
B.S.: Nagoya U.
Ph.D.: U. of Tokyo
Currently: Daiichi-Sankyo
Joined in: 2012
David Lapointe
Ph.D.: U. of Ottawa
Joined in: 2012
Devon Mundal
Ph.D.: Northwestern U.
Currently: Gilead
Joined in: 2012
Caroline Bischof
Ph.D.: Ruhr-University Bochum
Joined in: 2013
Svitlana Kulyk
Ph.D.: Temple U.
Currently: Theravance
Joined in: 2013
Jack Lee
Ph.D.: U. of Alberta
B.S.: Simon Fraser U.
Currently: Pfizer
Joined in: 2013
Theresa Liang
Ph.D.: Harvard U.
B.S.: UC Berkeley
Currently: Chevron
Joined in: 2013
Vincent Lindsay
B.S. and Ph.D.: U. of Montreal
Currently: Assistant Professor at NC State University
Joined in: 2013
Ahmad Masarwa
Ph.D.: Technion - Israel IT
Currently: Assistant Professor at Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Joined in: 2013
Steffen Romanski
Ph.D.: U. of Cologne
Joined in: 2013
Manuel Weber
Ph.D.: U. of Stuttgart
Currently: Bachem
Joined in: 2013
Helene Viart
Ph.D.:Tech. U. of Denmark (DTU)
Member: January 2013 - September 2016
Yingda Ye
Ph.D.: U. of Michigan
Currently: Incyte
Joined in: 2013
Johannes Kaschel
Ph.D.: U. of Goettingen
Currently: AbbVie
Joined in: 2014
Louis Morrill
Ph.D.: St. Andrews U.
Currently: Assistant Professor at Cardiff University
Joined in: 2014
Stanley Chang
Ph.D.: Simon Fraser U.
Currently: Gilead
Member: July 2015 - August 2016
Danilo Pereira de Santana
Ph.D.: UNICAMP
Currently: UNICAMP
Member: January 2015 - January 2017
Ken Mukai
Ph.D.: U. of Tokyo
Member: January 2015 - March 2017
Benjamin Wyler
Ph.D.: U. of Bern
Currently: Lonza
Member: March 2016 - April 2017
Shota Sawano
Ph.D.: Kyoto U.
Currently: Idemitsu
Member: August 2015 - June 2016
Peter Finkbeiner
Ph.D.: U. of Tübingen
Member: July 2016 - September 2017


Graduate Students
Eric Bunnelle
B.S. University of Illinois
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Exxon-Mobil
Joined in: 2004
Kimberly Larson
B.S. Southwestern University
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: DuPont
Joined in: 2004
Andrew Marcus
B.A. Harvard University
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Vitae Pharmaceuticals
Joined in: 2004
Eric Simmons
B.A. Tufts University
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: BMS Process
Joined in: 2004
Sarah House
B.A. Florida State University
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Dow Chemicals
Joined in: 2005
Laura Miller
B.A. Macalester College
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Assistant Professor at San Jose State University
Joined in: 2005
Brian Pujanauski
B.S. University of Wisconsin
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: AP&T
Joined in: 2005
Cameron Smith
B.S. California State University, Long Beach
M.S. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Theravance
Joined in: 2005
Scott West
B.S. Tufts University
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Chevron
Joined in: 2005
Jesse Cortez
B.A. Rice University
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Post-doc with Prof. Pam England
Joined in: 2006
Alison Hardin Narayan
B.S. University of Michigan
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Assistant Professor at University of Michigan
Joined in: 2006
Paul Karayan
B.A. Duke University
M.S. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Addepar
Joined in: 2006
Massoud Motamed
B.S. Southern Methodist University
M.S. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Post-doc with Prof. Bert O'Malley
Joined in: 2006
Mike Purdham
B.S. Gustavus College
M.S. University of California, Berkeley
Joined in: 2007
Jessica Wood
B.S. University of North Dakota
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Dow AgroSciences
Joined in: 2007
Jenna Jeffrey
B.S. University of Oregon
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Post-doc with Prof. David MacMillan
Joined in: 2008
Saeed Alzghari
B.S. Texas Christian University
M.S. University of California, Berkeley
Joined in: 2009
Gary Gallego
B.S. Cal State Fullerton
Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Pfizer
Joined in: 2009
Amy Hamlin
B.S. University of Detroit Mercy
Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Ash Stevens
Joined in: 2009
Steve Heller
B.S.: University of Chicago
Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Assistant Professor at Loyola Marymount University-Los Angeles
Joined in: 2009
Jessica Kisunzu
B.S. Southern Adventist University
Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Post-doc with Prof. Helma Wennemers
Joined in: 2009
Rebecca Murphy
B.S. University of Rochester
Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Pfizer
Joined in: 2009
Erica Schultz
B.A. Macalester College
Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Post-doc with Prof. Emily Balskus
Joined in: 2009
Josh Deitch
B.A. University of Pennsylvania
M.S. University of California, Berkeley
Joined in: 2010
Sidney Hill
B.S.: North Carolina State University
Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Post-doc with Prof. Huw Davies
Joined in: 2010
Raul Leal
B.S.: Binghamton U. - SUNY
Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley
Joined in: 2010
Jim Newton
B.S.: Purdue University
Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley
Currently: AbbVie
Joined in: 2010
Christopher Marth
B.S.: U. of Florida
Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley
Currently: University of Chicago Law School
Joined in: 2011
Eduardo Mercado
B.S.: UC Santa Barbara
Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Genentech
Joined in: 2011
Jason Pflueger
B.A.: Columbia U.
Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley
Currently: Rose-Hulman IT
Joined: July 2011
Zachary Hallberg
B.S.: Indiana U.
Graduate student with Prof. Ming Hammond
Joined in: 2012
Paul Leger
B.S.: Grinnell College
Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley
Currently: FLX Bio
Joined in: 2012
Fred Tomlin
B.A.: Whitman College
Graduate student with Prof. Carolyn Bertozzi
Joined in: 2013
Jessica Burch
B.S.: UT San Antonio
Joined in: 2016


Undergraduates
Pablo Garcia Reynaga
Joined in: 2004
B.S. University of California, Berkeley
Arif Wibowo
Joined in: 2004
B.S. University of California, Berkeley
Allen Hong
Joined in: 2005
B.S. University of California, Berkeley
Sharon Lee
Joined in: 2005
B.S. University of California, Berkeley
Theresa Liang
Joined in: 2005
B.S. University of California, Berkeley
Albert Linden
Joined in: 2005
Helen Wong
Joined in: 2005
B.S. University of California, Berkeley
Francis Yoshimoto
Joined in: 2005
B.S. University of California, Berkeley
Raja Narayan
Joined in: 2006
Amy Lee
Joined in: 2006
B.S. University of California, Berkeley
Walter Singaram
Joined in: 2006
Christine Yang
Joined in: 2006
B.S. University of California, Berkeley
Jennifer Yen
Joined in: 2006
B.S. University of California, Berkeley
Alexander Astrand
Joined in: 2007
Kim Griffin
Joined in: 2007
B.S. University of California, Berkeley
Shirley Guo
Joined in: 2007
Matt Podlogar
Joined in: 2007
Katrina Uychaco
Joined in: 2007
Michael Delong
Joined in: 2008
Brian Ikkanda
Joined in: 2008
Andy Lim
Joined in: 2008
Vishal Vashistha
Joined in: 2008
Julius Reyes
Joined in: 2009
Ariel Yeh
Joined in: 2009
Amy McCarthy
Joined in: 2010
Danial Beaudry
Joined in: 2011
Tingting Fu
Joined in: 2011
Kyle Clagg
Joined in: 2011
Christian Lavados
Joined in: 2012
Eugenia Pushkarskaya
Joined in: 2012
Steven Shuken
Joined in: 2012
Anthony Chen
Joined in: 2013
Youjin Lee
Joined in: 2013
Kersti Haatveit
Joined in: 2015
Beryl Li
Joined in: 2015
Maxwell Tucker
Joined in: 2015
Diana Wang
Joined in: 2015
Naomi Kelley
Joined: September 2014


Visiting Scholars/Summer Students
Alexandre Ghaffari-Savari
B.S. Pierre & Marie Curie University
Hanne Hogmoen
Sandra Nguebe
M.S. Pierre & Marie Curie University
Allison Rhodes
UC Riverside
Leverett Smith
B.A. University of California at Santa Cruz
Ph.D. Cornell University
Joined in: 2007
Tyler Baguley
B.S. University of Oregon
Joined in: 2008
Brandon Rosen
Undergrad: University of Michigan
Joined in: 2009
Ty Volkoff
B.A. California Institute of Technology
Joined in: 2009
Jeffrey Buenaflor
Undergrad: University of California, Los Angeles
Joined in: 2009
Manuel Burkhalter
Joined in: 2009
Clèment Dince
Joined in: 2010
Christopher Marth
Undergrad: University of Florida
Joined in: 2010
Nishitha Boda
Undergrad: IIT Kharagpur
Joined in: 2011
Erica D'Amato
Undergrad: Boston University
Joined in: 2011
Tara Pesce
Undergrad: Columbia U.
Joined in: 2011
Anthony Pitaval
B.S.: The University of Orleans, FR
Visiting from: The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, SP
Joined in: 2013
Justine deGruyter
Undergrad: New Mexico State University
Joined in: 2013
Luis Angel Vázquez-Maldonado
Undergrad: University of Puerto Rico
Joined in: 2013
Shota Sawano
Visiting from: Kyoto University
Joined in: 2013
Ruben Lázaro
Visiting from: University of Valencia, SP
Joined in: 2014
Kaarin Evens
Undergrad: Macalester College
Joined in: 2014
Christopher McAtee
Undergrad: Lycoming College
Joined in: 2014
Kosuke Funayama
Visiting from: Tohoku University, JP
Joined in: 2014
Hironori Takeuchi
Visiting from: Kyoto University, JP
Joined in: 2014
Katherine Blackford
Undergrad: Smith College
Joined in: 2015
Melecio Perea
Undergrad: New Mexico Highlands University
Joined in: 2015
Sina Witzel
Visiting from: Ruprecht-Karls-U., Heidelberg, DE
Joined in: 2015
Sohei Ueno
Visiting from:
Nagoya U., JP
Joined in: 2015
Carolin Gerleve
Visiting from: WWU Muenster, DE
Joined in: 2015
Alexander Rode
Visiting from: LMU Munich, DE
Joined in: 2015
Andreas Bachmann
Visiting from: Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, DE
Joined in: 2016
Adrian Gandara
Undergrad: New Mexico State University
Joined in: 2016
William Kayitare
Undergrad: Jackson State University
Joined in: 2016
Johny Nguyen
Visiting from: UC Riverside
Joined in: 2016
Marco Hartmann
Visiting from: ETH Zurich, CH
Joined in: 2016
Michael Röpke
Visiting from: TU München, DE
Member: May 2016 - November 2016
Sofia Ferrer Cabrera
Visiting from: Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), ES
Member: August 2016 - November 2016
Sven Richter
Visiting from: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, DE
Member: June 2016 - December 2016
Laura Lang
Visiting from: Leibniz Universität Hannover, DE
Member: August 2016 - March 2017
Maximilian Scheruebl
Visiting from: LMU Munich
Member: October 2016 - March 2017
Lynée Massey
Visiting from: UT San Antonio
Joined in: May 2017
Laura Wonilowicz
Visiting from: Virginia Tech
Joined in: May 2017
Valentina Gasser
Visiting from: ETH Zürich
Joined in: May 2017
Nozomu Nagashima
Visiting from: University of Tokyo
Joined in: June 2017
Yannick Linne
Visiting from: University of Hannover
Joined in: September 2017




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