Group

Current Members:

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Diego Garrido RuizPostdoctoral Scholar; Previously: Graduate Group in Biophysics, UC-Mexus Graduate Fellow2012- 
Chakrapani KalyanaramanAssociate Research Chemist2003-UCSF Profiles
Beth WingerAssistant Adjunct Professor
Greg CouchProgrammer Analyst2017-
Amith RangarajanAssociate Specialist2020-
Emma GundersonResearcher & Administrative Support2020-
Angelica Sandoval-PerezPostdoctoral Scholar2020-

Former Members:

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Sergio WongGraduate Group in Biophysics2002-2006Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National LabLab
Katarzyna BernackiNSF Postdoctoral Fellow2002-2006  
Ilya ChornySloan Postdoctoral Fellow2003-2005Scientist, IlluminaLinkedIn
Niu HuangPostdoctoral Researcher2003-2006Associate Investigator, National Institute of Biological Sciences (Beijing)Huang Lab
Ben SellersGraduate Group in Biophysics2003-2008Computational chemist, GenentechLinkedIn
Jerome NilmeierGraduate Group in Biophysics2003-2008Data Scientist, IBMLinkedIn
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Eli GrobanGraduate Group in Biophysics2003-2008Director, Metabolic Engineering and Systems Biology at Intrexon CorporationLinkedIn
Nima FayazmaneshMSTP/Graduate Group in Biophysics2004-2008Chief Resident, PsychiatryLinkedIn
Arjun NarayananGraduate Group in Biophysics2004-2009Scientist, PfizerLinkedIn
Gabriela BarreiroPostdoctoral Researcher2005-2006 LinkedIn
ResearchGate
 
Colin SmithGraduate Group in Bioinformatics2005-2011Postdoc, Max Plank InstituteLinkedIn
Laura DominguezVisiting student, Specialist2006-2007Professor, UNAMLinkedIn
UNAM
Chris McClendonGraduate Group in Biophysics2005-2011Scientist, PfizerLinkedIn
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Francesca MillettiVisiting Student (Universita degli Studi di Perugia)2008Principal Scientist, RocheLinkedIn
GoogleScholar
Lan HuaPostdoctoral Researcher2008-2012 LinkedIn
Salma RafiPostdoctoral Researcher2008-2013SchrodingerLinkedIn
Monica Tremont HsuGraduate Group in Biophysics2008-2013Data Scientist, IntuitLinkedIn
Elena DolghihPostdoctoral Researcher2009-2013Scientist, Eli LillyLinkedIn
ResearchGate
Adam SteevesPostdoctoral Researcher2009-2013Assistant Professor, Ithaca CollegeLab
Siegfried LeungPostdoctoral Researcher2009-2014Scientist, Circle PharmaLinkedIn
ResearchGate
Michael ChimentiPostdoctoral Researcher2009-2015 LinkedIn
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Frank WallrappPostdoctoral Researcher2010-2012Scientist, ClariantLinkedIn
Suwen ZhaoPostdoctoral Researcher2010-2015Assistant Professor, Shanghai Tech (iHuman)Lab
Morena SpreaficoPostdoctoral Researcher2011-2013Research Associate, MBR Optical SystemsLinkedIn
Lili PengPostdoctoral Researcher2011-2013Scientist, AstraZenecaLinkedIn
Katrina LexaPostdoctoral Researcher2011-2015Scientist, MerckLinkedIn
ResearchGate
Qin WangPostdoctoral Researcher2012-2014 LinkedIn
Song LingComputer Systems Administrator2003-2006, 2015-
John BruningPharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics Graduate Program2011-2017Genentech
Boxue TianPostdoctoral Researcher2012-2019Tsinghua UniversityUCSF Profiles
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Aurelia (Lia) BallNIH Postdoctoral Fellow2013-2016Skidmore CollegePersonal Web Page
Ryan PembertonPostdoctoral Researcher2015-2016AtomwisePersonal Web Page
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ResearchGate
Olivia PiercePostdoctoral Researcher2015-2017SchrodingerLinkedIn
Wilian CortopassiPostdoctoral Researcher2016-2019Novartis

Members of my lab have won a number of prestigious awards:

Katarzyna Bernacki2003NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Informatics
Ilya Chorny2003Sloan/DOE Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Molecular Biology/Bioinformatics
Sergio Wong2003UCSF Program in Quantitative Biology Burroughs Wellcome Fellowship
Eli Groban2004UCSF Program in Quantitative Biology Burroughs Wellcome Fellowship
Ben Sellers2004Genentech Fellowship
Sergio Wong2005UCSF President’s Dissertation Year Fellowship
Nima Fayazmanesh2006National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
Colin Smith2007Genentech Scholar
Colin Smith2007Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
Sergio Wong2007Frank Goyan Award (given for a superior thesis in physical chemistry at UCSF)
Eli Groban2008Frank Goyan Award (given for a superior thesis in physical chemistry at UCSF)
Monica Tremont2008Chancellor’s Fellowship
Chris McClendon2008CRCC Fellowship
Monica Tremont2009NSF Graduate Fellowship
Adam Steeves2010NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship
Katrina Lexa2011NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship
Chris McClendon2011Frank Goyan Award (given for a superior thesis in physical chemistry at UCSF)
Morena Spreafico2011SNF Fellowship
Chris McClendon2012NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship (UCSD)
Laura Dominguez2012 Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship (Boston U.)
Linsey Brier (summer student)2013Goldwater Scholarship
Paulomi Bhattacharya2013Intel Science Talent Search National Finalist (Also finalist for the Siemens competition)
Aurelia (Lia) Ball2015NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship

Former rotation students:  Paul Thomas (Biophysics, 2015), Adolfo Cuesta (CCB/MSTP, 2014), Sam Ivry (PSPG, 2013), Sara Calhoun (Biophysics, 2013), Kale Kundert (Biophysics, 2011), Catherine Shi (Biophysics, 2011), Geoff Rollins (Biophysics, 2009), Andrew Wiser (CCB, 2009), Henry Lin (Bioinformatics, 2008), Kris Kuchenbecker (Biophysics, 2007), Rebeca Choy (Biophysics, 2006), Jeremy Philips (BMI, 2006), Stephen Floor (Biophysics, 2006), Hesper Rego (Biophysics, 2006), Dan Mandell (BMI, 2005), David Lomelin (BMI, 2004), Brian Tuch (BMI, 2003), Chris Farady (Biophysics, 2002).

Former undergraduate summer students:  Bryce Bagley (2015, Whitworth U.), Javier How (2014, Florida International U.), Qidi Chen (2014, UC Berkeley), Paulomi Bhattacharya (2013, high school student), Linsey Brier (2013, undergraduate student, SRTP), Amy Ye (2008 Amgen Scholar, U. Illinois Chicago), Dinah Zaghi and Reina Eisner (2005 and 2006, respectively; both from Stern College, Yeshiva University).

Former student visitors: Daisuke Kuroda (2010; Osaka U.), Jona Mijalkovic (2009-2010; Leiden U.), Alrun Koller (2009; U. Dusseldorf, group of Holger Gohlke), Hod Greeley (2003-2004; visiting graduate student, Columbia University).

Former sabbatical visitors: Meijuan Fang (2014; Xiamen University), John Jelesko (2013; Virginia Polytechnic), Pradipta Bandyopadhyay (2008; Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India), Evangelos “Vageli” Coutsias (summer 2008; U. New Mexico), Chris Oostenbrink (summer 2006; currently at U. Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna).