Science 2013

 

Principal Investigator (full CV)    Dennis Discher

Postdoctrocal Fellows

Dr. Larry Dooling (PhD ChE, Cal Tech) (CBE 2017-)

Dr. Karan Saini (PhD Indian Inst. Tech.) (CBE 2017-)

Graduate Students in PhD programs

Charlotte Pfeifer (BS Physics, Carleton College) (Physics 2019)

Manasvita Vashisth (BS ChE) (CBE 2020)

Peter Kuangzheng Zhu (BS ChE, Penn State U) (CBE 2020)

Aziz Jalil (BS Chem, Temple) (Chemistry 2020)

Jason Andrechak (BS ChE & Neuro, U.Del.) (BE 2022)

Brandon Hayes (BS ChE, UPenn) (BE 2023)

Michael Tobin (BS BE, U Maryland) (BE 2023)

Mai Wang (BS ChE, Rice U) (ChE 2023)

Research Associates

Dr. Irena Ivanovska (PhD Biophys, Vreije U. Amsterdam) (Hum Front Fell., 2009-2015)

Dr. Manu Tewari (PhD Biochemistry., India) (CBE, 2003-)

Some recent PhDs and Lab Alumni with websites to browse for...

Yuntao Xia (BS ChE U Minn) (Penn CBE PhD 2019)

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow (Charles Gawad grp – Genomics/Pediatrics), Stanford

Dr. Lucas Smith (PhD Bioeng, U.C. San Diego) (CBE 2016-2018)

Univ. California, Davis,  Asst.Prof., Dept. Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior

Dr. Jerome Irianto (PhD Bioeng, Queen Mary, London.) (CBE, 2013-2018)

Florida State Univ. Asst.Prof., Dept. Biomedical Science

Sangkyun Cho (BS ChE Johns Hopkins) (Penn CBE PhD 2018)

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow (Joe Wu grp – Cardiovascular Inst..), Stanford

Praful Nair (BS ChE Bombay) (Penn CBE PhD 2017)

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow (Denis Wirtz grp – Chem Biomol. Eng.), Johns Hopkins Univ.

Dave Dingal (BS ChE Nanyang U, Singapore) (Penn CBE PhD 2014)

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow (Alex Schier grp – Molecular Cellular Biol.), Harvard

Kyle Spinler (BS ChE U Minn) (Penn CBE PhD 2014)

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow (T Reya grp - Pharmacology), UC San Diego

Nisha Sosale (BS ChE, Rutgers) (Penn CBE PhD 2014)

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow (M. Lazarra grp - CBE), U.Penn./U.Va..

Jae-Won Shin (BS U Sydney, Australia) (Penn Pharmacology PhD 2011)

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow (D Mooney grp – Biomaterials, Wyss Inst.), Harvard Univ.

NIH  K99  Fellow-to-Faculty Transition Award. 

Univ.Illinois – Chicago, Assist Prof. Pharmacology & Bioeng.

Dr. Joe Swift (PhD Physical Chem, U Penn) (CBE, 2009-2014)

Univ. Manchester, UK, Research Group Leader Matrix Biol., BBSRC Fellow & Lecturer

Dr. Amnon Buxboim (PhD Phys Chem, Weizmann Inst.) (Physics, 2008-13),

Hebrew Univ., Jerusalem,  Asst.Prof. Bioengineering

Andre Brown (BS Physics, Memorial Univ., Canada) (Penn Physics, 2009)  NSERC Fellow

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow Biology, Cambridge Univ.

MRC Clinical Sciences Centre in London, Group Leader

Shamik Sen (MS ME, India) (Penn MEAM PhD, 2007)

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow (Sanjay Kumar grp) Bioengineering, UC Berkeley

IIT Bombay, Assist. → Assoc.Prof. Bioeng'g.

Adam Engler (BS BE, U Penn) (Penn MEAM PhD, 2006)   Ashton Fellow

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow (Schwarzbauer grp.) Molecular Biology, Princeton Univ.

UC San Diego, Assist. → Assoc. Prof. Bioeng'g.

Vanessa Ortiz (Penn CBE PhD, 2007)  Nano-IGERT Fellow & NIH Pre-doc. Fellow

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow (J. dePablo group) Chemical Eng’g., Univ.Wisconsin

Columbia University, Assist. Prof. Chem Eng.

Kris Noel Dahl (Ph.D. CBE, 2004 / BS ChE, Carnegie Mellon U.) Whitaker Fellow

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow (K. Wilson group) Cell Biology, Johns Hopkins Univ.

Carnegie Mellon Univ., Assist. → Assoc. Prof. Chem. Eng. and Biomed. Eng'g.

Paul Dalheimer (Ph.D. CBE 2003 / BS ChE, U Penn) GAANN Fellow

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow (Tom Pollard group) Cell Biology, Yale

Univ. Tennessee, Assist. Prof. Chem. Eng..

Harry Bermudez (Ph.D. CBE 2003 / BS ChE, U Mass-Amherst) (jointly advised PhD)

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow (J. Hubbell group) ETH Zurich/Lausanne

Univ. Mass., Amherst, Assist. → Assoc. Prof. Polymer Science & Eng'g.

James C-M. Lee (Ph.D. ChE, 2000 / BS ChE, UC Berkeley)

placement: Post-Doc. Fellow Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley Natl Lab

Univ. Illinois at Chicago, Assoc. Prof. BioEng'g.

Dr. Sharon Loverde (PhD MSE, Northwestern Univ.) (NIH Fellow, 2007-2011),

City Univ. NY Staten Island, Asst.Prof. Chemistry

Dr. Florian Rehfeldt (PhD Biophysics, Tech.Univ.Munich) (Physics, 2006–08), , Univ.Goettingen, Group Leader BioPhysics

Dr. Colin Johnson (Ph.D. Chemistry, Univ. Illinois) (CBE, 2005–07),

Oregon State Univ., Asst.Prof. Biochemistry

Dr. Helim Aranda-Espinoza (PhD Physics, UCSB) (IME, 2000–02),

Univ. Maryland, Assist. → Assoc. Prof. Chem/Bio Eng

Dr. Catherine Picart (PhD Materials Science, Grenoble) (BE, 1998–99),

Grenoble Inst.Tech., Prof. of Materials,

Dr. Lucie Bacakova (MD PhD Physiology, Prague); (BE, 2000–01), ,

Czech Acad. Sci. Biomatls Group Leader

 


 

 

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