People

Principal Investigator

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Sharon Gerecht, PhD
Technion-Israel Institute Of Technology

Laboratory Staff – Associate in Research

Marcos Negrete
Marcos Negrete
BS, Food Science and Technology,
Zamorano University

Laboratory Staff – Associate in Research

Katherine Tang
Katherine Tang
BS, Biomedical Engineering,
Duke University

Postdoc

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Dafu Wang, PhD
PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, Colorado State University

Postdoc

Ya Guan
Ya Guan, PhD
PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis

Postdoc

Jiyeon Song
Jiyeon Song, PhD
PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware

Graduate Student – PhD

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Franklyn Hall
BS, Chemical Engineering,
Mississippi State University
HHMI Gilliams Fellow
F31 Fellow

Graduate Student – PhD

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YingYu Lin
MS, Pharmaceutical Science,
University of Pittsburgh
Taiwan-WSE Fellowship

Graduate Student – PhD

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Travis Brady
BS, Biomedical Engineering,
Yale University
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow

Graduate Student – PhD

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Danielle Yarbrough
BS, Chemical Engineering,
Texas A&M University
NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Graduate Student – PhD

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Dimitris Ntekoumes
BS, Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens
Onassis Foundation

Graduate Student – PhD

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Taylor Chavez
BS, Bioengineering,
Stanford University
CBTE Pre-doctoral Fellow
NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Undergraduate Student

Edwin Yu
Edwin Yu
Duke University

Undergraduate Student

Laura Scarpelli
Laura Scarpelli
Duke University

Alumni

POSTDOCS

Dr. Chelsey Dunham, 2020-2021, NIH Researcher

Dr. Rahel Schnellmann, 2018-2021, Scientist, Fate Therapeutics

Dr. Zhao Wei, 2016-2019, Assistant Professor, Xian Jiaotong University, China

Dr. Dhruv Vig, 2015-2016, Consulting

Dr. Xin Yi Chan, 2013-2017, Biology Teacher, Charter High School

Dr. Kyung Min Park, 2012-2014, Associate Professor, Division of Bioengineering, Incheon National University

Dr. Abigail Hielscher, 2010-2013, Assistant Professor of Anatomy, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Dr. Gouming Sun, 2007-2012, Associated Research Scientist, Dental School, Columbia University

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GRADUATE STUDENTS

PHD

Dr. Eugenia Volkova, 2016-2022, Scientist, Beam Therapeutics

Dr. Justin Lowenthal, 2015-2021, MD Student, Johns Hopkins University

Dr. John Jamieson, 2015-2021, Scientist, Beam Therapeutics

Dr. Bria Macklin, 2015-2021, Postdoctoral Researcher, Gladstone Institute, University of San Francisco

Dr. Morgan Elliott, 2015-2021, Scientist, BioAgilytix

Dr. Michael R Blatchley, 2014-2019, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Colorado

Dr. Daniel Lewis, 2014-2018, Senior Associate, Cofactor Group

Dr. Quinton Smith, 2012-2017, Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine

Dr. Sebastian Felipe Barreto Ortiz, 2010-2016, Postdoctoral Researcher, Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Ying Wang, 2010-2015, AbbVie, Senior Scientist

Dr. Yu-I (Tom) Shen, 2009-2015

Dr. Sravanti Kusuma, 2009-2014, Consultant, ZS Associates

Dr. Maureen Wanjare, 2008-2014, Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University

Dr. Hasan Erbil Abaci, 2008-2013, Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Columbia University

Dr. Laura Dickinson, 2007-2012, Director of Research, Gemstone Biotherapeutics, LLC

Dr. Donny Hanjaya Putra, 2007-2012, Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

MASTERS

Cheng Yang, 2020-2021

Jaeyoon Yi, 2019-2021, MS Student, Johns Hopkins University

Khyati Prasad, 2018-2019, Upstream Processing Scientist, Merck

Xu Yu, 2016-2017, PhD Student, Stanford University

Lin Lu, 2015-2017, Skin Care CYIC - Unilever

Ana Maria Carmo, 2015-2016, PhD Student, Porto

Jackie Trivero, 2014-2015, Research Scientist, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc

Kimberly Ellis, 2013-2014, Assistant Scientist, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Daniel Lewis, 2011-2014, Consultant, Cofactor Group

Hyun-Ho Greco Song, 2011-2014, PhD Student, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology

Matthew Davenport, 2011-2014, Gemstone Biotherapeutics, LLC

Cornelis Lütgebaucks, 2011, PhD Student, EPFL, Switzerland

Rohan Soman, 2010-2013, MD/PhD Student, Cornell University

Scott Tan, 2010-2013, EPIC Health Services

Courtney Smulovitz, 2010-2012, Quality Engineer, Terumo Cardiovascular System

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TECHNICIANS/LAB MANAGERS

Rachel Latanich, 2021, Research Manager, University of Maryland

Michael Cho, 2018-2019, PhD Student, Johns Hopkins University

Ana Maria Carmo, 2017-2018, PhD Student, Porto

Joon Eoh, 2016-2018, PhD Student, Johns Hopkins University

Eli Luong, 2007-2008, MD Student, University of California, Los Angeles