Former Lab Members

Graduate Students

Name Dates Present Position
Elizabeth Goldsmith 1969-71 Hughes Investigator, UTSW Med Ctr, Dal
William Scanlon 1969-74 Attorney, Madison, WI
Alexander Wlodawer 1969-74 Director, NCI Structure Lab, FCRF
Terrence Frey 1971-75 Professor, Cal State Univ, San Diego
Cynthia Stauffacher 1971-75 Professor, Purdue University
Timothy Baker 1972-77 Professor, Purdue University
Larry Weissman 1972-77 Staff Researcher, University of Washington
Zachary Burton 1974-79 Professor, Michigan State University
Se Won Suh 1976-80 Professor, Seoul National University, Korea
Thomas Terwilliger 1978-81 Laboratory Fellow, LANL
Steven Eshita 1981-86 Staff Biochemist, USDA
Lorraine Aha 1981-86 Researcher, University of Calgary, Alberta, Michael Chapman
Katherine Kantardjieff 1983-88 Chair of Chemistry, Cal Poly Pamona
Patricia Elkins 1986-88 Scientist, Genentech
Joe Talafous 1986-88 Biotech Scientist, Ohio
William Wilcox 1984-88 Faculty, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Mason Yamashita 1986-89 Scientist, Signal Pharmaceuticals
Gary Fujii 1987-91 CEO & CSO, Molecular Express Inc.
Gyo Jun 1987-91 Scientist, Korea
Shwu-Huey Liaw 1988-92 University Professor, Taiwan
Tim Osslund 1989-92 Scientist, AMGEN
Brett Lovejoy 1989-92 Patent Lawyer, Pennie & Edmonds
Tom Dulaney 1992-93 Software Industry
Melanie Bennett 1989-93 Scientific Administrator, UCSF
L. Jeanne Perry 1989-94 Director Emeritus Prot. Exp. Lab, UCLA
Charles Bell 1992-96 Assoc. Prof., Ohio State University
Danny Rice 1993-98 Research Fellow, U. Indiana
Nancy Ogihara 1993-98 Scientist, Molecular Simulations, San Diego
Sergio Rotstein 1995-99 Scientist, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Rick Fahrner 1994-00 Scientist, Gilead Sciences, Inc., San Dimas
Boyd Steere 1994-00 Scientist, Simulations Plus, Lancaster
Harindarpal Gill 1994-01 Asst Prof. Case Western University
Melinda Balbirnie 1995-00 Housewife with 4 children
Yanshun Liu 1996-01 Staff Scientist, NIH
Elizabeth Singer 1996-02 Postdoc, Steven Smith Lab, City of Hope
Ho Ng 1997-01 Asst Prof., University of Hawaii
Cameron Mura 1997-02 Asst. Prof., University of Virginia
Gary Kleiger 1997-01 Asst. Prof., UNLV
Parag Mallick 1997-02 Asst. Prof., Stanford University
Sangho Lee 1998-03 Asst Prof, Sungkyunkwan Univ.
Rebecca Nelson 1999-07 Asst Project Scientist, UCLA
Huiying Li 1999-07 Asst Prof, Pharmacology, UCLA
Michael Strong 2000-06 Asst Prof, National Jewish Health Center
Daniel Song 2000-02 Chris Lee’s Lab, UCLA
Shilpa Sambashivan 2002-06   Senior scientist, Amgen
Robert Riley 2002-07   Scientist, Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek
Sulmin Kim 2002-05 Bioinformaticist, Cedars Sinai Med. Center
Richard Llewellyn 2003-08 Family business
Christopher Miller 2003-08 Asst Prof, Integrative Biology, Univ of Colorado Denver
Stuart Sievers 2003-08 Postdoc, Bjorkman Lab, Caltech
Marcin Apostol 2003-08 Founding Scientist, ADRx
Poh Teng 2005-09 Patent and Technical Writer at Solar Junction Corp, San Jose, CA
Heather MacFarlane 2005-12 NantWorks
Lukasz Goldschmidt 2005-09 Software Developer Consultant, Baker Lab
Jed Wiltzius 2005-08 Senior Scientist, Kite Pharmaceuticals, Santa Monica, CA
Arthur Laganowsky 2007-11 Asst Prof, UT Health Center, Houston
Minglei Zhao 2007-11 Postdoc Fellow, Brunger Lab, Stanford University
Andrew Min 2007-12 Postdoctoral Fellow, Tufts University School of Medicine Howard Chang
Anni Zhao 2008-13 Regulatory Affairs Specialist, St. Jude Medical
Angela B. Soriaga 2008-13 Scientist, C3 Jian
Natalie Anderson 2010-11 Family business
Riki Stevenson 2010-11 Family business
Jung-Reem Woo 2011-12 GSR, Dept. Chem & Biochem, UCLA
Sarah Griner 2012-
Elizabeth Guenther 2012-
Pascal Krotee 2012-
Smriti Sangwan 2012-
Michael Hughes 2013-
Jeannette Bowler 2015-

Postdoctoral Fellows

Name Dates Present Position
John D. Bell 1969-71 Australian Scientific Foreign Service
Wolfgang Kabsch 1971-74 Staff physicist, Max Planck Institute
Elizabeth Goldsmith 1974-80 Hughes Investigator, UT, Dallas TX
Roger Fenna 1976-78 Prof Biochemistry, University of Miami
Ueli Aebi 1977-78 Professor, Biozentrum, Basel, Switzerland
Michal Harel 1977-79 Staff Scientist, Weizmann Institute
Ward Smith 1977-84 DRG, NIGMS, NIH
Robert Weiss 1980-83 Program Analyst, Los Angeles
Robert Almassy 1980-88 Agouron Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Andrew Howard 1981-83 Prof. UICC
Edwin Westbrook 1981-83 Scientist, University of Chicago-Argonne
Thomas Terwilliger 1981-82 Laboratory Fellow, LANL
Bauke Dijkstra 1983-85 Professor, Groningen, The Netherlands
Michael Gribskov 1985-88 Prof. Bioinformatics, Univ. Indiana
Paul Curmi 1987-89 Prof., Biophysics, U. New South Wales
Katherine Kantardjieff 1988-89 Professor, Cal State Pomona
Herman Schreuder 1988-90 Staff Scientist, Industry, The Netherlands
Chris Hill 1988-92 Professor, University of Utah
Roland Lüthy 1988-9 Scientist, AMGEN
Seunghyon Choe 1988-93 Professor, Salk Institute
Jim Bowie 1989-93 Professor, UCLA, Dept. of Chem & Biochem
Kam Zhang 1989-93 Staff Scientist Riken, Yokohama Japan
Alice Vrielink 1990-91 Professor in Residence, UCSC
Matthias Wilmanns 1991-93 Director, EMBL, Hamburg
Gil Prive 1992-95 Professor, University of Toronto, Canada
Arne Elofsson 1993-95 Scientist, University of Stockholm, Sweden
Manfred Weiss 1992-95 Scientist, Berlin Synchrotron
William Patterson 1996-96 Scientist, Baxter Pharmaceuticals, Irvine CA
Michael Schlunegger 1994-96 Clinical Research Associate, Merck (USA)
Scott Le Grand 1993-97 Software Industry, Silicon Valley
Lesa Beamer 1992-97 Professor, University of Missouri
P. John Hart 1994-98 Professor, University of Texas, San Antonio
Daniel Fischer 1995-98 Professor, University of Buffalo
Edward Marcotte 1996-00 Asst. Professor & Endowed Chair, University of Texas, Austin
Michael Thompson 1997-99 Family business, Utah
Orly Dym 1995-01 Scientist, Weizmann Institute, Israel
Ralf Landgraf 1995-01 Professor, Univ. Miami
Gaston Pfluegl 1994-03 Lecturer, UCLA
Robert Grothe 1997-05 Senior Scientist, Cedars Sinai Med. Center
Lukasz Salwinski 1998- Asst. Researcher, UCLA, Eisenberg Lab
Magdalena Ivanova 1998-13   Asst. Professor, Univ. of Michigan
Ioannis Xenarios 1999-02 Director, Swiss Prot
Celia Goulding 1999-06 Assoc. Professor, UCI, Molec. Biol
Thomas Graeber 1999-04 Asst. Prof., UCLA Dept. of Pharmacology
Shuishu Wang 2000-04 Asst. Prof., Uniform Health Services Univ.
Xiaoqun Joyce Duan 2000-04 Staff Scientist, Smith Klein Glaxco
Michael Sawaya 2000- Bioinformatics Specialist, HHMI
Charlotte Deane 2000-02 Super-Numerary Fellow, Oxford University
Astrid Reinhardt 2001-04 Occupation unknown
Peter Mueller 2001-04 Principal Research Scientist, MIT
Debnath Pal 2002-05 Asst. Prof., Indian Institute of Science
Markus Kaufmann 2003-08 Staff Scientist, Novartis, Geneva
Zhefeng Guo 2004-07 Asst. Prof in Res., Neurology, UCLA
Einat Sprinzak 2004-10 Curriculum Devel. Weizmann Instit., Israel
James Stroud 2004-10 Research Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico
Peter Bowers 2004-06 Anaptys Biosciences Inc, Encinitas, CA
Arturo Medrano-Soto 2005-14
Jacques-Phillipe Colletier 2007-08 CNRS Researcher, Grenoble, France
Linda Miallau 2007-12 Research Ass. Professor, U.S. UNIF SRVCS UNIV OF HLTH SCI
Meytal Landau 2007-12 Asst Prof., Technion Institute
Cong Liu 2008-13 Principal Investigator, Chinese Academy of Sciences Interdisciplinary Res Center of Biology and Chemistry
Dan Li 2008-13
Jiyong Park 2008-12 Postdoc, Houk Lab, UCLA
Lin Jiang 2009-15 Assoc. Prof, UCLA, Dept. of Neurology
Boris Brumshtein 2010-
Alice Soragni 2011-
Harkewal Singh 2011-12 Family Business
Lorena Saelices Gomez 2012-
Jose Rodriguez 2012-
Lisa Johnson 2012-15 Clinical Chemistry fellowship, University of Minnesota  john5642@umn.edu
Qin Cao 2013-
Derek Pitman 2014-15
Meng Zhang 2014-
Paul Seidler 2014-
Nicole Wheatley 2015-

Undergraduate students (partial listing), 1978-present

Name Dates Present Position
Daniel Anderson 1978-79 Staff Research Assoc., UCLA
Michael Gitt 1977-78 Graduate student in Biochemistry, UC Davis
Daniel Sternfeld 1980-81 Medical student, UCSD
Erich Schwarz 1982-83 Graduate student, Caltech
William Wilcox 1982-83 Faculty, Cedars Sinai
Peter Pryciak 1982-85 Faculty, U. Mass, Mol. Evol.
Nina Le 1991-95 Dental Student, Columbia
Thien Thai 1993-94 Pharmacy Student, UCSF
Megan Matthews 1998-00 Postdoc, Bowie Lab
Eric Olson 1999-00 unknown
Angineh Parseghian 2000-01 SRA I, UCLA
Jesus Riveria unknown
Steve Manchenko 2002-02 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UC Irvine
Devdoot Majumdar 2002-02 Chemistry & Biology, MIT
Isabel Strohendl 2007-08 Summers only
Danielle Ehsanipour 2008 Summer Student
Stephanie Kao 2008 Summer Student
Ben Barad 2008 Summer Student
Shannon Esswein 2012 Summer Student, Lab Helper in 2013
Katherine Johnson 2012 Summer Student
Joshua Chou 2013 Summer Student
Wilson Liang 2013 Summer Student, Pharmacy School at UCSD in 2014
Hamilton Trinh 2013-present
Stephanie Sin 2013
Kyle Nishikawa 2013-2015 Internship
Alan Ly 2014-2015
Geoffrey Pronovost 2015 Summer Student
Joan Reger 2015
Jessica Ochoa 2015 Summer Student
Kevin Chung 2015

Undergraduate Research Center, SRP

Eldredge, Laurie Christine 1999 SRP student
Henderson, Eileen Suzanne 1999 SRP student
Tam, Lawrence 1999 SRP student
Kinderman, Francis 1999 SRP student
Joyce Chen 2003 SRP student
Rebecca Hu 2003 SRP student
Neal Kaushal 2003 SRP student
Yen Chen Liu 2003 SRP student
Masuma Tewari 2003 SRP student
David Wang 2003 SRP student
Grace Chang 2004 SRP student
Jason Jalil 2004 SRP student
Valerie Surh 2004 SRP student
Connie Chen 2005 SRP student
Jae Shin 2005 SRP student
Nikhil Vijaykar 2005 SRP student
Jason Yang 2005 SRP student
Igor Bogorad 2006 SRP student
Joyce Lu 2006 SRP student
Phuong Le 2007 SRP student
Jerry Lieu 2007 SRP student
Tina Zhou 2008 SRP student
Lin Nguyen 2008 SRP student
Tina Zhou 2009 SRP student
Liam Harris 2009 SRP student
Joshua Reyes 2011 SRP student