Alumni

Name Year Current Position Last Known Whereabouts Contact
Graduate Students        
Kirk Reynolds 2012- 2016 Pharmaceutical Chemist III Catalent Pharma Solutions Email 

Abrahim "Bimo" El Gamal

2011- 2016 Postdoc Stanford, Chaitan Khosla Lab Email

Taylor Richter

2008-2014 Postdoc  University of Maryland, School of Medicine Email
Kersten Roland 2009-2013

Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow

MIT, Jing-Ke Weng Lab Email
Anna Lechner 2008-2012 Scientist  Genomatica  
Andrew Kale 2008-2012 Scientist  Illumina  
Micheal C. Wilson 2006-2011 Postdoc ETH-Zurich, Switzerland

 

Andrew Shultz 2005-2011 Scientist Synthetic Genomics  
Jacklyn Winter 2005-2010 Assistant Professor University of Utah Website
Yuan Liu 2005-2009 Medicinal Chemist Wellspring Biosciences  
Qian Cheng 2003-2007 Postdoc Vanderbilt University  
Laura Beer 2001-2006 Postdoc University of Georgia, Department of Marine Science Email
Master Students        
Kimberly Chang 2016- 2017      
Lisa Zeigler  2005- 2006 Assistant Professor J. Craig Venter Institute  
Deanna Shock 1999-2000    

 

Postdocs         
Vinayak Agarwal 2012-2017 Assistant Professor Georgia Institute of Technology Website
Zachary Miles 2015- 2017 Scientist III BASF Enzymes, San Diego  
Xiaoyu Tang 2013- 2017 Postdoc J. Craig Venter Institute Email
Lauren Ray 2013- 2016

Synthetic Biology Technical Specialist

Syngenta, UK Email
Ana Ligia Leandrini de Oliveira 2014- 2016 Postdoc University of Sao Paulo, Brazil  
Takayoshi Awakawa 2014- 2016 Assistant Professor University of Tokyo, Japan Email
Stefan Diethelm 2014- 2015 Lab Head Medicinal Chemistry Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Switzerland  
Simone Moraes Mantovani 2011- 2015 Scientist II Synthetic Genomics  
Robin Teufel 2012- 2015 Principal Investigator University of Freiburg, Germany Email
Max Crusemann 2013- 2015 Research Associate  University of Bonn, Germany   
Nadine Ziemert 2013- 2014  Associate Professor University of Tuebingen, Germany Website 
Avena Ross 2011-2014 Assistant Professor Queens University Website
Ellis O'Neill 2014 Postdoc University of Oxford, UK Email
Dennis Poth 2013- 2014 Postdoc    
Leonard Kaysser 2011-2013 Assistant Professor University of Tuebingen, Germany Website
Kazuya Yamanaka 2011-2013 Associate Professor Kansai University, Japan  Website
Daniela Trivella 2012 Independent Investigator CNPEM Brazil  
Roland Wenter 2010-2012      
Elisha Fielding 2010-2013 Scientist Greenlight Biosciences, Cambridge, MA  
Peter Bernhardt  2010-2012  Scientist Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA  
Akimasa Miyamaga 2009-2011 Assistant Professor Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan  
Kaity Ryan 2008-2010 Associate Professor University of British Columbia, Canada Website
Alexandra Roberts 2008-2010 Queensland Accelerate Fellow James Cook University, Australia Website 
Alessandra Eustaquio 2005-2010 Assistant Professor University of Illinois at Chicago Website
Amy Lane 2008-2010 Associate Professor University of North Florida Website 
Tobias Gulder 2008-2010 Assistant Professor Technical University of Munich Website
Markus Nett 2007-2008 Associate Professor Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany Website
Ryan McGlinchey 2006-2008 Postdoc NIH  
John Kalaitzis II 2006-2007 Postdoc New South Wales University, Australia Email
Daniel Udwary 2003-2007 Bioinformatics Consultant Data Science Engagement Group at NERSC Website
Michelle Moffitt 2005-2006 Assistant Professor University of West Sydney, Australia  
Longkuan Xiang 2000-2006 Senior Staff Scientist SelectX Pharmaceuticals  
Miho Izumikawa 2001-2005 Staff Scientist RIKEN Institute, Japan  
John Kalaitzis I 2001-2004 Postdoc New South Wales University, Australia Email
Yoshimitsu Hamano 2002-2003 Associate Professor Fukui Prefectural University, Japan  
Paul Shipley 1999-2001 Associate Professor University of British Columbia Okanagan, Canada Website
Joern Hopke 1998-2000 Senior Staff Scientist Sanofi-Aventis  
Christian Hertweck 1999-2000 Professor HKI Jena, Germany Website
Ai-Ming Yu 1998-1999 Assistant Professor SUNY Buffalo  
Joern Piel 1998-1999 Professor ETH Zurich, Switzerland Website
Stepanka Storkova 1997      
Dieter Seng 1996-1997      
Visiting Scientists         
Marlene Rothe 2017 Master Student ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Erick M. Carreira Lab  
Jared Shaw 2017 Professor UC Davis Website
Reto Erni 2016- 2017 Master Student ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Erick M. Carreira Lab Email
Jamshid Moghaddam 2016- 2017 Graduate Student University of Bonn, Germany Email
Kyra Geyer  2016  Master Student TU Braunschweig, Germany  
Taro Amagata 2015- 2016  Professor  San Francisco State University Website 
Jan Wolfarth 2015  Master Student  University of Freiburg, Germany  
Hilke Bruns  2015  Master Student  TU Braunschweig, Germany   
Joseph Jarrett 2015 Professor University of Hawaii Website
Liang Lu 2014 Graduate Student

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 
Kazuya Murata 2014- 2015 Associate Professor Kinki University, Japan Website
Karine Pires 2014- 2015  Graduate Student 

Bióloga Instituto Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil 

 
Hongbin Zou 2013- 2015  Associate Professor  Zhejiang University, China  Website 
Katrin Schroder  2013  Master Student  Universitat Munster, Germany  
Lingli "Leonie" Liu 2013 Graduate Student

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 
Yongxin "Philip" Li 2013 Graduate Student

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 
Stephanie Maerten 2012  Master Student 

University of Aachen, Germany 

 
Eric Helfrich  2011- 2012  Master Student  University of Jena, Germany   
Yi Tang  2011  Professor  UCLA  Website 
Larissa Dir 2010- 2011  Master Student

University of Saarbrueken, Germany

 
Won-Gon Kim  2010- 2011  Professor 

Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology

 
Tatsufumi Okino 2009-2010 Professor Hokkaido University, Japan  
Anna Lechner 2007- 2008 Master Student

University of Applied Sciences, Mannheim, Germany

 
Johannes Haerle 2007 Graduate Student University of Freiberg, Germany  
Qian Cheng 2005- 2007 Graduate Student University of Arizona  
Kwangkyoung Liou 2004 Professor SunMoon University, Korea  
Julie Becker 2002-2004 Graduate Student University of Hawaii   
Dr. Thomas O’Hare 2001 Research Scientist Oregon Health Science University