The Biotechnology Program's NIH BTP Trainees & Biotech Trainee Outcomes

 

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2015-17
Yes Amanda Dang Materials Science & Engineering Tonya Kuhl Applications of Supported Lipid Bilayers: Towards Crystallization of Integral Membrane Proteins and New Fundamental Insights
Grad Student
2015-17
Yes Akhila Bettadapur Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology Katherine Ralston Identifying Novel Inhibitors of Human Cell Killing by Entamoeba histolytica
Grad Student
2015-17
Yes
  Cody Yothers Chemistry Annaliese Franz Sustainable Bioproduction of Therapeutic Lipids from Microalgae
Grad Student
2015-17
Yes
  Linda Su Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology Alex Nord Analysis of single cells in brain development using genetic labeling and single-cell RNA-sequencing
Grad Student
2016-17
Yes
  Maika Malig Integrative Genetics & Genomics Frédéric Chédin Developing Novel Genomic Tools to Characterize RNA:DNA Hybrid Formations on Mammalian Genomes
Grad Student
2015-17
Yes
  Karan Agrawal Pharmacology & Toxicology John Newman Using Metabolomics to Develop Non-Invasive Diagnostic Methods for Inflammatory Skin Diseases
Grad Student
2015-17
Yes
  Jasmine Corbin Chemical Engineering Karen McDonald Process Development for the Production of a Heterologous Glycoprotein in Transgenic Rice Cell Culture
Grad Student
2015-17
Yes
  Sana Vaziri Computer Science Sharon Aviran Data Driven Integration of Multiple Probe Measurements
Grad Student
2015-16 & 2014-15
Yes
  Nicole Nozzi Chemistry Shota Atsumi Developing Production of a Plant Alkaloid in a Microbial Host
Grad Student
2015-16 & 2014-15
Yes
  Anna Marie Tuazon Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology Luis Carvajal-Carmona Identifying Novel Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes Using Population Isolates
BioMarin, San Rafael, CA
Grad Student
BioMarin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
2015-16 & 2014-15
Yes
Yes
Rosanna Kwok Entomology Joanna Chiu Temporal Dynamics of Epigenetic Landscape Enable Fine-Tuning of Circadian Transcription in Drosophila
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Sacramento CA
PhD 2016
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Sacramento CA
2015-16  
Yes
Daniel Lewis Biomedical Engineering Cheemeng Tan Competiive Regulations Modulate Topology of Gene Networks
Grad Student
2015-16  
Yes
Debika Mitra Biomedical Engineering J. Kent Leach Interrogating Collagen Crosslinks in Engineered Matrices as a Model for Bone Repair in Diabetic Patients
Grad Student
2015-16  
Yes
Joshua Cohen Food Science    Daniela Barile Cloning Bifidobacterial Enzymes to Release Bioactive Glycans
Grad Student
2015-16 & 2014-15  
Yes
Sam Westreich Integrative Genetics & Genomics Ian Korf Human and mammalian gene therapy, especially with therapeutic aims
Grad Student
2014-15
Yes
  Johnathon Anderson Integrative Genetics & Genomics Jan Nolta Mesenchymal Stem Cell Derived Exosomes as a Novel Therapeutic Platform for Peripheral Arterial Disease
Stem Cell Partners LLC, Sacramento
PhD 2016
Research Scientist, Institute for Regenerative Cures UCD
2014-15
Yes
  Allison Hoch Biomedical Engineering J. Kent Leach Tailoring the commitment of mesenchymal stem cells Genentech, SF & Univ Hosp. in Basel, Switzerland

PhD 2015

Clinical Science Consultant at Boehringer Ingelheim, SF, CA
2014-15  
Yes
Douglas Gettel Chemical Engineering Atul Parikh Mechanisms of membrane active virocidal HCV peptides and antiviral fusion inhibiting small molecules Bayer Healthcare

PhD 2016

 
2014-15
Yes
  Christian Siltanen Biomedical Engineering Alexander Revzin Microfabricated biomaterials for cell culture and differentiation Genentech
PhD 2016
Post-doc, UCSF Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences
2014-15 & 2013-14
Yes
Casey Boosalis Molecular, Cellular & Integrative Physiology
Pam Lein
Mixed Population Neurochips: Improving Learning and Memory
Grad Student
2013-14
Yes
Kristen Beck Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
Ian Korf
Novel Methods in Proteomics: Human Milk Proteome
IBM Research
PhD 2015
Staff Scientist, IBM Almaden Research Center, Dept. of Computer Science, San Jose, CA
2013-14
Yes
Nicholas Bokulich Food Science & Technology
David Mills
High-Density Biosurveillance of the Food Processing Chain Built Environment
MicroTrek Inc., SF
PhD 2014
Post-doc, NYU Langone Medical Center
2013-14
Yes
Christopher Chapman Biomedical Engineering
Erkin Seker
Engineering the Neuron-Electrode Interface for Advanced Drug Screening Platforms
Lawrence Livermore Lab
Grad Student
Swiss Government Excellence Research Fellow, ETH Zurich
2013-14
Yes
Allison Hoch Biomedical Engineering
J. Kent Leach
Tailoring the commitment of mesenchymal stem cells
Genentech, SF & Univ Hosp. in Basel, Switzerland

PhD 2015

Clinical Science Consultant at Boehringer Ingelheim, SF, CA
2013-14
Yes
Keith Dunaway Integrative Genetics & Genomics
Janine LaSalle
A bioinformatic sequence-based approach to investigate interactions between human chromosome 15 duplication, the epigenome and organic pollutants
Desktop Genetics, London, UK
Grad Student
2013-14 & 2012-13
Yes
Jennifer Lee Biomedical Engineering
Kyriacos Athanasiou
Cartilage Tissue Engineering with Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Aquilo Capital Management, SF & ViVita Technologies, Davis
PhD 2015

Associate with Novo Ventures in Boston, MA

Co-founder ViVita Technologies

2013-14 & 2012-13
Yes
Amelia Manlove Chemistry
Sheila Davis
Analysis of Base Excision Repair and Impacts on Human Health
Amyris Biotechnologies
Grad Student
2013-14 & 2012-13
Yes
Abigail Yu Integrative Genetics & Genomics
David Segal/Ian Korf
Integrating Biochemistry and Bioinformatics to Model Protein-DNA Interactions in vitro and in vivo 
Sutro BioPharma, SF, CA
PhD 2015
Associate Research Scientist at Sutro Biopharma, SF
2013-14 & 2012-13
Yes
Siobhan Halloran Chemical Engineering
William Ristenpart
Airborne Disease Transmission via Expelled Respiratory Aerosols
Genentech, SF, CA
PhD 2014
Postdoctoral Fellow at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY
2012-13
Yes
Brandon Brown Pharmacology & Toxicology
Heike Wulff
KCa3.1 Activators as Potential New Antihypertensives
Genentech, SF, CA
PhD 2016
Postdoc, UCSF Mission Bay
2012-13
Yes
Gabriel Rodriguez Chemistry
Shota Atsumi
Synthetic Biology for the Production of Pharmaceuticals
OPX Biotechnologies, Boulder, CO
PhD 2014
Postdoc Clemson University, S. Carolina
2012-13
Yes
Alan Lombard Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
Maria Mudryj
Furthering our Understanding of miRNAs and miRNA Biogenesis Machinery in Urological Cancers
Amplimmune, Gaithersburg, MD
PhD 2015
Postdoc at UC Davis
2012-13
Yes
Kristen Beck Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
Ian Korf
Novel Methods in Proteomics: Human Milk Proteome
IBM Research
Grad Student
Post-doc, IBM Almaden Research Center, Dept. of Computer Science, San Jose, CA
2012-13
Yes
Jesse Bakke Nutritional Biology
Fawaz Haj
Tyrosine phosphorylation or deficiency of Pyruvate Kinase M2 promotes a brown-fat-like phenotype in white adipocytes
Genentech, SF, CA
PhD 2014
Postdoc Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
2013-14 & 2011-12
Yes
Wade Zeno Chemical Engineering
Marjorie Longo
Entrapment of Integral Membrane Proteins in Nanoporous Silica Gels Via Nanolipoprotein Particles
Bayer HealthCare, Berkeley, CA
PhD 2015
Postdoc Researcher in Biomedical Engineering Dept, at University of Texas, Austin
2011-12
Yes
Silvia Hilt Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
John Voss
A Nanoparticle Platform for Incorporating GPCRs Generated in a Cell-Free System
Novozymes, Davis, CA
PhD 2016
Postdoc, UC Davis Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine lab
2011-12
Yes
Diana Lac Pharmacology & Toxicology
Kit Lam
Identification of LBL7, a novel blood brain barrier penetrating peptide, with one-bead-two compound combinatorial library method
Genentech, SF, CA
Grad Student
Senior Scientist, BiopharmX, Inc., San Mateo, CA
2011-12
Yes
Mike Starr Biomedical Engineering
Marc Facciotti
Interested in the use of gene-/metabolic-network modeling tools to analyze behavior of synthetic gene circuits in prokaryotes

Exit Masters 2013

Research Associate, Pharmacological Sciences, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., San Rafael, CA
2011-12 & 2010-11
Yes
Mateo Hernandez Chemistry
Donald Land
Transduction Dynamics of Lipid Bilayers Containing Additives
PhD 2013
Director, Mas Tec Network Solutions, Sacramento, CA
2011-12 & 2010-11
Yes
Nancy Zeng Chemical Engineering
William Ristenpart
Microfluidic Investigation of Mechanotransduction and Vasodilatory Signaling in Human Erythrocytes
Genentech, Vacaville, CA
PhD 2014
Process Engineer at Intel Corporation, Sacramento, CA
2011-12 & 2010-11
Yes
Regina MacBarb Biomedical Engineering
Kyriacos Athanasiou
Comparison of Stem Cell Sources in Cartilage Tissue Engineering for the Equine Athlete
SI-Bone, Inc., San Jose, CA
PhD 2014
Associate Research Engineer at SI-Bone, San Jose, CA
2011-12 & 2010-11
Yes
Sean Gilmore Applied Science Engineering
Atul Parikh
The lipids of extreme halophiles and their applicability to biotechnology
Sandia-Livermore National Lab, CA
PhD 2013
Postdoctoral researcher in biotechnology at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, CA
2011-12 & 2010-11
Yes
Jared Moore Chemistry
Jared Shaw
Heterocycle Forming Polycyclization Reactions and Potent Antimicrobial Compounds
Genentech, SF, CA
PhD 2015
NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at Caltech, Pasadena, CA
2010-11
Yes
Dmitry Grapov Ag & Environmental Chemistry
John Newman
Targeted metabolomic profiling and bioinfonuatic investigation of lipid mediator effects in dyslipidemia associated diseases
Monsanto, Calgene Campus, Davis, CA
PhD 2012
Data Scientist, Genome Data Analytics at Monsanto in St. Louis
2010-11
Yes
Geetika Joshi Soils & Biogeochemistry
Kate Scow
Regulation of Methyl-tert-Butyl Ether Degradation Pathway in Methylibium petroleiphilum strain PMl and Application in Whole-cell Biosensor Development
Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc, Davis, CA
PhD 2014
Environmental Scientist, California Department of Food and Agriculture, Sacramento, CA
2010-11
Yes
Xiaoyan ‘Helen’ Chen Biomedical Engineering
Tingrui Pan
Biomimetic Micro-Actuators for Cellular Biomechanics and Clinical Applications
MS 2011
Research Technician at Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge Mass
2010-11
Yes
Silvia Hilt Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
John Voss
A Nanoparticle Platform for Incorporating GPCRs Generated in a Cell-Free System
Novozymes, Davis, CA
PhD 2016
Postdoc, UC Davis Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine lab
2010-11 & 2009-10
Yes

Daniël Melters

Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
Ian Korf & Simon Chan
Large Scale Characterization of Vertebrate Centromeric DNA
Genentech, SF, CA
PhD 2013
Postdoc at NIH in Yamini Dala's lab, MD
2009-10
Yes
Rashida Lathan Animal Biology
Juan Medrano
Genomic Isolation of Alleles that Render Infertility in High Growth FVB/NJ Female Mice
Genentech, SF, CA
PhD 2012
Post Doc, Institut Pasteur, Dept of Mouse Genetics, Paris, France
2009-10
Yes
Raquel Orozco-Alcaraz Chemical Engineering
Tonya Kuhl
Extension and Mechanical Properties of Endothelial Glycocalyx
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Berkeley, CA
PhD 2012
Engineer at Boehringer Ingelheim, Fremont, CA
2009-10
Yes
David Dallas Nutritional Biology
Bruce German
Binding Properties of Novel Particle in Human Breast Milk…
Nestle, Switzerland
PhD 2012

Assistant Professor Nutrition, School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, OSU, Corvalis Oregon

2009-10
Yes
Rena Mizrahi (nee Goodman) Chemistry
Peter Beal
Design of a Disease-Relevant RNA Editing Substrate for use in High Throughput Screening
DuPont Industrial Biosciences, Palo Alto, CA
PhD 2013
Sr. Scientist with GigaGen in Mission Bay, CA
2009-10
Yes
Thuc Nghi Nguyen Biomedical Engineering
Soichiro Yamada
Cytoskeletal Regulation of Traction Force at Cell-Cell Adhesion Sites.
Allen Inst. for Brain Science, Seattle WA
MS 2010
R&D Bioengineer, Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, Washington
2009-10
Yes
Dmitry Grapov Ag & Environmental Chemistry
John Newman
Targeted metabolomic profiling and bioinfonuatic investigation of lipid mediator effects in dyslipidemia associated diseases
Monsanto, Calgene Campus, Davis, CA
PhD 2012
Data Scientist, Genome Data Analytics at Monsanto in St. Louis
2009-10
Yes
Geetika Joshi Soils & Biogeochemistry
Kate Scow
Regulation of Methyl-tert-Butyl Ether Degradation Pathway in Methylibium petroleiphilum strain PMl and Application in Whole-cell Biosensor Development
Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. Davis, CA
PhD 2014
Environmental Scientist, California Department of Food and Agriculture, Sacramento, CA
2009-2010 & 2008-09
Yes
Sunny Shah Biomedical Engineering
Alexander Revzin
Development of Novel Microsystems for Stem Cell Differentiation Studies
Gwangju, South Korea - Gwangju Inst. Of Science & Technology
PhD 2011
Assistant Director (Faculty)of ESTEEM (Engineering, Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Excellence Master's Program)University of Notre Dame
2009-2010 & 2008-09
Yes
Huilan Han Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering
Cristina Davis
Chip-based Biosensor for Ion Channel Analysis and Drug Screening.
Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine, UCD School of Medicine, Davis, CA
PhD 2010
Post Doc appointment in Pharmacology Dept. at UC Davis
2008-09
Yes
Kristina Mahan Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
Rebecca Parales
Protein Interactions of Nitrobenzene Dioxygenase
Novozymes, Davis, CA
PhD 2014
Post Doctoral Researcher Microbial Physiology Group - Oak Ridge National Lab, Tennessee
2008-09 & 2007-08
Yes
David Sela Microbiology
David Mills
Systems-level Characterization of Human Milk Oligosaccharide Utilization by Bifidobacterium infantis
The California Dairy Research Foundation (CDRF), Davis, CA
PhD 2010
Assistant Professor University of Massachusetts, Amhurst
2008-09 & 2007-08
Yes
Erin Kent (nee Tapley) Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
Daniel Starr
Characterization of UNC-84, a Caenorhabditis Elegans Inner Nuclear Membrane Protein that Functions in Nuclear Postioning
Genentech, SF, CA
PhD 2011
Graduate Staff Advisor BMCDB at UC Davis
2008-09 & 2007-08
Yes
Matthew Hoopes Biophysics
Marjorie Longo & Roland Faller
Optical and Molecular Dynamic Analysis of Phospholid Bilayers of Porous Supports
Unilever R&D, Port Sunlight, UK
PhD 2011
Scientific Researcher, SF, CA
2008-09 & 2007-08
Yes
Christina Takanishi Cellular, Developmental Biology
Matthew Wood
Development of a genetically encoded probe for the detection of cysteine sulfenic acid and redox regulated proteins in vivo.
Genentech, SF, CA
PhD 2010
Deceased 2012
2008-09 & 2007-08
Yes
Sarah Lockwood Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
David Segal
Developing an Allosteric Regulatory Mechanism for Engineered Zinc Finger Proteins.
CA Healthcare Inst. (CHI), Sacramento, CA
PhD 2012
Regulatory Affairs, Genentech, SF, CA
2008-09 & 2007-08
Yes
Joseph Ramahi Cellular, Developmental Biology
Simon Chan
Chromatic Modifications and Centromere Function in Arabidosis
Genentech, SF, CA
PhD 2012
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis TN
2007-08
Yes
Michael Howland Chemical Engineering
Atul Parikh
Templating Arrays of Biomembrane Form and Function
Nanofilm, Accurion gmbH, Goettingen, Germany
PhD 2009
Associate Clinical Scientist at Genentech, SF, CA
2007-08
Yes
Kristina Mahan Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
Rebecca Parales
Protein Interactions of Nitrobenzene Dioxygenase
Novozymes, Davis, CA
PhD 2014
Post Doctoral Researcher Microbial Physiology Group - Oak Ridge National Lab, Tennessee
2007-08
Yes
O. Scott Hamilton Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Noell L'Etoile
Culturing a Simple Neural Circuit from Caenorhabditis elegans Embryonic Cells to Elucidate the Signal Transduction Pathway in the AWC
Abbott Diabetes Care, Inc., Alameda, CA
PhD 2012
Chief Technology Officer, Sony DADC, New Media Solutions
2007-08
Yes
He (James)  Zhu Biomedical Engineering
Alexander Revzin
Antibody Microarray Based Cytometry Platform for Characterization and Interrogation of Leukocytes
PhD 2008
UC San Diego Medical School
2007-08
Yes
Donald Barkauskaus Biostatistics
David Rocke
Detecting Biomarkers for Prostate Cancer Using Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometry Data
Genentech, SF, CA
PhD 2008
Asst. Prof of Clinical Preventative Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC, CA
2007-08 & 2006-07
Yes
Dominik Green Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Holland Cheng
Structural Studies of the Catalytic Cycle of Heavy Riboflavin Synthase
Novozymes, Davis, CA
PhD 2011
Adjunct Prof., Dept. Chemistry, Sac City CA
2006-07
Yes
Michael Howland Chemical Engineering
Atul Parikh
Templating Arrays of Biomembrane Form and Function
Nanofilm, Accurion gmbH, Goettingen, Germany
PhD 2009
Associate Clinical Scientist at Genentech SF, CA
2006-07
Yes
Sarah Statt Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
Reen Wu
Epigenetic regulation of MUC5AC in airway epithelium
PhD 2013
Sr. Scientist at Asuragen, Austin, TX
2006-07
Yes
Elianna Goldstein Plant Biology
Li Tian
 
Left Campus
Science Teacher at MaryKnoll in Honolulu HI
2006-07
Yes
Ben Lindenmuth Chemical Engineering
Karen McDonald
Transient In Planta Production of a Cellulose-Degrading Enzyme
Novozymes, Davis, CA
PhD 2011
Principal Engineer, Process Development Engineer at Bayer Healthcare in Berkeley
2006-07 & 2005-06
Yes
Suzanne Balko (nee Barber) Chemical Engineering
Tonya Kuhl
The Forces and Theory of Membrane Fusion
Institut Charles Sadron, Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique in Strasbourg, France
PhD 2008
Research Scientist at Max Bergmann Center of Biomaterials, Leibniz Institute for Polymer Research, Dresden, Germany
2006-07 & 2005-06
Yes
Allison Dickey Chemical Engineering
Roland Faller
Examining small molecule interactions with the phospholipid bilayer through molecular dynamic simulations
Locus Pharmaceuticals, Blue Bell, PA & Pfizer
PhD 2008
Bioinformatics Consulting and Service Core at NC State, Raleigh, NC
2006-07 & 2005-06
Yes
Corey Dodge Chemical Engineering
Karen McDonald
Cell Culture for Rapid Prototyping of Plant-produced Therapeutic Proteins
BioMarin Pharmaceuticals, San Rafael, CA
PhD 2009
Sr. Staff Scientist at BASF, Verenium in San Diego
2006-07 & 2005-06
Yes
Jennifer Warren Civil & Environmental Engineering
Stefan Wuertz
Establishment and Maintenance of Novel Genes in Bacterial Populations by Conjugative Horizontal Gene Transfer (HGT)
Carollo, Sacramento, CA
MS 2008
Process Engineer at GV Jones & Associates, Anchorage, Alaska
2006-07 & 2005-06
Yes
Riccardo LoCascio Microbiology
David Mills
Metabolism of human milk oligosaccharides by Bifidobacteria and implications for the health of breast-feeding infants
UCD Veterinary Medicine
PhD 2009
Manager, Business Development at Evolva SA (bought out Abunda
2006-07 & 2005-06
Yes
Vu Bao Trinh Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
Robert Fairclough
Characterization of the MIR of the Acetylcholine Receptor
OncoMed, Redwood City, CA
PhD 2013
Postdoc, UC Davis
2006-07 & 2005-06
Yes
Vannarith Leang Chemical Engineering
Robert Powell
Ostwald Ripening Rates in Concentrated Emulsions
Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Sacramento, CA
PhD 2010
Bayer HealthCare - Process Development Scientist
2005-06
Yes
Laura den Hartigh (nee Higgins) Molecular, Cellular & Integrative Physiology
John C. Rutledge
The Postprandial Activation of Human Monocytes by VLDL Lipolysis Products Provides a Mechanism of Chronic Vascular Inflammation
Center for Biophotonics, UC Davis
PhD 2008
Research Assistant Professor in the Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence at U of Washington
2005-06
Yes
Connie Ng (nee Jen) Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Julie Leary
Mass Spectrometry Insights into the Significance of Chromalin Receptor Tyrosime Sulfation
Amyris Biotechnologies, Emeryville, CA
PhD 2011
Development Scientist, Bayer, San Francisco
2005-06
Yes
Barbara Nellis Chemical Engineering
Subhash Risbud
Aerogels are novel materials with advantageous properties and many possible applications including electronics insulation, catalyst support, and biomimetic surface. 
PhD 2005
Sr. Process Engineer, Portland, OR
2005-06
Yes
Dominik Green Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Holland Cheng
Structural Studies of the Catalytic Cycle of Heavy Riboflavin Synthase
Novozymes, Davis, CA
PhD 2011
Adjunct Prof., Dept. Chemistry, Sac City CA
2005-06 & 2004-05
Yes
Gian Oddone Chemical Engineering
David Block
Optimization of Heterologous Protein Expression in L. Lactis
AgraQuest, Inc., Davis, CA
PhD 2009
Group Leader, Bioprocess Technology at Marrone Bio Innovations
2004-05
Yes
Robert Ward Food Science & Technology
Bruce German
Functional Annotation of Human Milk Oligosaccharides
UCD Chemistry, C. LeBrilla lab
PhD 2005
Asocciate Professor; Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University
2004-05
Yes
Scott Wong Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Kit Lam
Identification of small molecule inhibitors for the Nef-PAK interaction
Scios, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA
PhD 2007
BioRad, Technical Support Consultant
2004-05
Yes
Kiem Vu Cellular, Developmental Biology
Angela Gelli
Characterizing Uricase gene and determine whether it has any virulent activities.
PhD 2004
2004-05
Yes
Robin Lin Electrical & Computer Engineering
Soheil Ghiasi
 
MS 2007
2004-05
Yes
Douglas Huseby Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
John Roth
Inflammation provides a respiratory electron acceptor for Salmonella in the gut
PhD 2012
2004-05
Yes
Tim Cao Biomedical Engineering
Abdul Barakat
Probing the biochemical mechanisms responsible for retrograde trophoblast migration
Scios, Sunnyvale, CA
MS 2005
Strategist, Customer Support Analytics at Google in San Francisco
2004-05
Yes
Robin Gray Merod Civil & Environmental Engineering
Stefan Wuertz
Plasmid DNA Uptake by Biofilms to Facilitate the Bioaugmentation of Wastewater Treatment
State Water Resources Control Board, Sacramento, CA
PhD 2008
Water Resources Control Engineer, Sacramento CA
2004-05
Yes
Kristin Hicks Soils & Biogeochemistry
Kate Scow
Bioremediation of volatile organic contaminants in soil and groundwater.
PhD 2007
2004-05
Yes
Daniel Scott Chemical Engineering
Michael Toney
Enzyme Catalyzed Nanoparticle Synthesis and Bio-fuel Cell Applications
Amgen Inc., SF, CA
PhD 2006
Professor of Physics at Brigham Young University in Hawaii
2004-05
Yes
Alan Szmodis Biophysics
Atul Parikh
Soft condensed matter, namely model membrane biophysics. This includes the study of so called membrane "rafts" and the development of bio-inspired devices and materials
LLNL, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, Livermore, CA
PhD 2008
Director of Product Development Sano Intelligence, SF, CA
2004-05
Yes
Vannarith Leang Chemical Engineering
Robert Powell
Ostwald Ripening Rates in Concentrated Emulsions
Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Sacramento, CA
PhD 2010
Bayer HealthCare - Process Development Scientist
2003-04
Yes
Robert Ward Food Science & Technology
Bruce German
Functional Annotation of Human Milk Oligosaccharides
UCD Chemistry, C. LeBrilla lab
PhD 2005
Asocciate Professor; Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University
2003-04
Yes
Michael Cabbage Plant Biology
Katayoon Dehesh
 
Masters 2006
2003-04
Yes
Lawrence Joh Biological & Agricultural Engineering
Jean VanderGheynst
Optimization of transient expression and extraction of a model recombinant protein in lettuce tissue
Antibiodies Inc., Davis, CA
PhD 2005
Retired, was Development Engineer, UC Davis
2003-04
Yes
Katherine Noelani Chang Biological Systems Engineering
Jean VanderGheynst
PhD at UCSD
Masters 2004
Postdoc UC San Diego
2003-04
Yes
Allison Dickey Chemical Engineering
Roland Faller
Examining small molecule interactions with the phospholipid bilayer through molecular dynamic simulations
Locus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Blue Bell, PA
PhD 2008
Research Associate in the Bioinformatics Consulting and Service Core at NC State, Raleigh, NC
2003-04
Yes
Alan Szmodis Biophysics
Atul Parikh
Soft condensed matter, namely model membrane biophysics. This includes the study of so called membrane "rafts" and the development of bio-inspired devices and materials
LLNL, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, Livermore, CA
PhD 2008
Director of Product Development Sano Intelligence, SF, CA
2003-04 & 2002-03
Yes
Amanda Fischer (nee Ellsmore) Plant Biology
J. Clark Lagarias
Directed Evolution of Phytochrome
Novozymes, Davis, CA
PhD 2005
Group Leader 1 at Novozymes, Davis, CA
2003-04 & 2002-03
Yes
Chad Green Biomedical Engineering
Scott Simon
Continuum processes linking selectin and integrin mechanics during the recruitment of neutrophils in shear flow
ICOS Corp., Seattle, WA
PhD 2004
Senior Director, Technical Operations at Fate Therapeutics Inc. in San Diego
2003-04 & 2002-03
Yes
Scott Wong Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Kit Lam
Identification of small molecule inhibitors for the Nef-PAK interaction
Scios, Inc. Sunnyvale, CA
PhD 2007
BioRad, Technical Support Consultant
2002-03
Yes
Ryann Muir Plant Biology
Abhaya Dandekar
Hydrolysable Tannins in Plants and their Role in Aflatoxin Resistance
Genencor, Palo Alto, CA
PhD 2005
Counsel at WilmerHale in Boston and a member of the IP Litigation Practice Group
2002-03
Yes
Marisa Wong Medina Genetics
Juan Medrano
Sequence analysis of the high growth deletion in mouse and characterization of the transcriptional expression patterns of genes associated with the deletion
Berlex, San Pablo, CA
PhD 2004
Assistant Scientist, Pharmacogenomics and risk of cardiovascular disease (Children's Hospital in Oakland)
2002-03
Yes
Lawrence Joh Biological & Agricultural Engineering
Jean VanderGheynst
Optimization of transient expression and extraction of a model recombinant protein in lettuce tissue
Antibodies Inc., Davis, CA
PhD 2005
Retired, was Development Engineer, UC Davis
2002-03
Yes
Lucy Stewart Plant Biology
Bryce Falk
Studying the molecular and cell biology, and molecular genetics of the plant viruses
PhD 2009
2002-03
Yes
Clyde Washington Chemical Engineering
 
2002-03
Yes
Craig Blanchette Chemical Engineering
Marjorie L Longo
Multivalent interactions between gp120, an HIV envelope glycoprotein and GalCer, effects of domain parameters on rupture forces: a force spectroscopy
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, Livermore, CA
PhD 2007
Senior Scientist at Genentech, San Francisco

 

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