Former Lab Members

"A scientific [person] ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone." ― Charles Darwin

 *Last updated 03/2020

​Lab Member Name / Contact
​Training
​Tenure
​Current Position
​Ali, Syed Raza
Email
​Postdoc
​2010-2012
Sr. Scientist, NantKwest
Assistant Project Scientist, University of California, San Diego, California
​Altheide, Tasha
Email
Postdoc​​2002-2006
​Research Scientist & Lab Manager
Renew Biopharma, San Diego, California
​Angata, Takashi
Email
​Postdoc
​1998-2003
​Associate Research Fellow
Institute of Biological Chemistry Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taiwan
​Banda, Kalyan
Email
​Postdoc
​2009-2011
​Hematology / Oncology Fellow
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
​Bardor, Muriel
Email
​Postdoc2002-2003​Professor (1st Class)​
Labortoie Glyco, Universite de Rouen Normandie, Mont Saint Aignan, France
​Bergfeld, Anne
Email
​Postdoc​2010-2014​Regulatory Affairs Manager
Rentschler Biopharma SE, Laupheim, Germany
​Lubor, Borsig
Email
​Postdoc​1997-2001​Professor
Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
​Brinkman-VanderLinden, Els
Email
​Postdoc​1997-2002​Head Protein Scientist
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention, Netherlands
​Butor, Cecile
Email
​Postdoc​1989-1992
​Professor (1st Class)​
Laboratorie D'Immunologie Des Cellulaires, Universite Paris Diderot, France
​Carlin, Aaron
Email
​Grad Student
​2004-2007​Associate Physician
Division of Infectious Disease, University of California, San Diego, California
​Challa, Anilkumar
Email
​Postdoc​2003-2005​Research Instructor / Assistant Director
Genetics Division of Research, UAB School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama
​Chammas, Roger
Email
​Postdoc​1994-1997
​Chair, Center for Translational Research
Department of Radiology & Oncology, Universidad de São Paulo, Brazil
​Chen, Helen
Email
​Postdoc​1998-2003​Chief Executive Officer
Guided Clarity, San Francisco, California
​Choi, Sharon
Email
​Grad Student
​2003-2005​Medical Scholar, MD / PhD
Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois
​Chou, Hsun-Hua
Email
​Grad Student
​1997-2001​Psychiatry Fellow
Rady's Children Outpatient Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, California
​Cohen, Miriam
Email
​Postdoc​2005-2010​Sr. Medical Writer
Paragon - A Prime global Agency, San Francisco, CA
​Crittenden, Alyssa
Email
​Postdoc​2011-2011​Assistant Professor of Anthropology
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
​Crottet, Pascal
Email
​Postdoc​1993-1994​Quality Reviewer
Swissmedic, Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products, Bern, Switzerland
​Da Silva, Frederico Alisson
Email
​Postdoc​2013-2016​Assistant Professor
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
​Davies, Leela
Email
​Postdoc​2009-2013​Postdoctoral Fellow
Infectious Diseases, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT & Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts
​Deng, Lingquan
Email
​Postdoc​2012-2015​Research Scientist II
GlycoMimetics, Inc., Rockville, Maryland
​Fong, Jerry
Email
​Postdoc​2012-2016​Research Scientist II
Aspyrian Therapeutics, Inc., San Diego, California
​Gagneux, Pascal
Email
​Postdoc​1998-2003​Professor of Pathology
University of California, San Diego, California
Ghaderi, Darius
Email
Postdoc​​2006-2009​Project Leader
Rentschler Biopharma SE, Laupheim, Germany
​Gregg, Christopher John
Email
​Grad Student
​2006-2011​Chief Science Officer
GRO Biosciences, Cambridge, Massachusetts
​Hanasaki, Kohji
Email
​Postdoc​1992-1994​Corporate Officer, Executive General Manager
Shionogi & Co., Ltd. Osaka, Japan
​Hane, Masaya
Email
​Postdoc​2016-2019​Postdoctoral Scholar
Bioscience & Biotechnology Center, Nagoya University, Aichi, Japan
​Hayakawa, Toshiyuki
Email
​Postdoc​2002-2005
​Assistant Professor
Department of Wildlife Science, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Fukuoka, Japan
​Hayes, Bradley K.
Email
​Grad Student
​1986-1992​Director, Analytical Sciences
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Redwood City, California
​Hedlund, Maria
Email
​Postdoc​2003-2006
​Principal Scientist
BioMarin, San Rafael, California
​Higa, Herman

​Postdoc​1985-1988​Staff Scientist
Burnham Institute, La Jolla, California
​Hurtado-Ziola, Nancy
Email
​Postdoc​2002-2008​IMSD Program Associate Director
Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
​Kawanishi, Kunio
Email
​Postdoc​2015-2018​Assistant Professor
Kidney & Vascular Pathology, University of Tsukuba, Japan
​Khan, Naazneen
Email
​Postdoc​2015-2019​Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
​Khedri, Zahra
​Postdoc​2015-2016​Scientist I
Ajinomoto Biopharma Sciences, San Diego, California
​Kikkeri, Raghu
Email
​Postdoc​2010-2010​Assistant Professor
Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Pune, India
​Kim, Young L.
Email
​Grad Student
​1993-1997​Director, Head & Neck Oncologic Research Co-Lead
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, Tennessee
​Klein, André
Email
​Postdoc​1992-1994​Assistant Professor
Center de Biologie et Pathologie, Institut de Biochimie, Universite de Lille, France
​Koenig, Andrea L.
Email
​Grad Student
​1994-1998​Self-Employed
Denver, Colorado
​Krishna, R. Murli
Email
​Grad Student
​1991-1997​Senior Research Investigator II
Bioanalytical Sciences, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Princeton, New Jersey
​Lanctot, Pascal M.
Email
​Postdoc​2005-2007​Manager, Screening Evaluations
Sustainable Development Tech, Montreal, Canada
​Landig, Corinna
Email
​Grad Student
​2013-2017Scientist
LimmaTech Biologics AG, Zurich, Switzerland​
​Läubli, Heinz
Email
​Postdoc​2012-2014​Business Research Group Leader / Attending Physician
University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
​Lazarus, Howard

​Postdoc​1995-1997Medical Expert, idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis / Interstitial Lung Disease
Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany
​Lewis, Amanda
Email
​Grad Student
​2002-2006​Associate Professor
Molecular Microbiology & Obstetrics & Gynecology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
​Lizcano, Anel
Email
​Postdoc​2014-2019​Graduate Student
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California
​Lofling, Jonas
Email
​Postdoc​2006-2009​QA Consultant
PlantVision, Kista, Sweden
​Long, Graham
Email
​Postdoc​1994-1996​Vice President Business Development
Base Pair Biotechnologies, Texas
​Manzi, Adriana
Email
​Postdoc​1988-1989​Founder / Managing Director
Atheln, Inc., San Diego, California
​Martin, Laura T.
Email
​Postdoc​1997-2002​Assistant Professor
Pediatrics, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
​Martin, Maria Jesus
Email
​Postdoc​2001-2004​Scientist
Discovery Technology / R&D, Abbott Laboratories, Granada, Spain
​Mitra, Nivedita
Email
​Postdoc​2005-2009​Senior Key Expert
Siemens Healthcare, Bangalore, India
​Muchmore, Elaine
Email
​​Postdoc​1984-1987​Professor of Clinical Medicine
School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California
​Naito-Matsui, Yuko
Email
​Postdoc​2012-2015​Sr. Assistant Professor
School of Medical Sciences, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
​Nguyen, Dzung
Email
​Postdoc​2003-2006​Marketing Director
BioLegend, San Diego, California
​Norgard-Sumnicht, Karin
Email
​Grad Student
​1987-1994​Lecturer
San Diego State University, San Diego, California
​Okerblom, Jonathon
Email
​Postdoc​2012-2017​Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Anesthesiology, VA Hospital, La Jolla, California
​Padler-Karavani, Vered
Email
​Postdoc​2005-2010​Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor
Department of Cell Research & Immunology, Tel Aviv University, Israel
​Panneerselvam, Krishnaswamy
Email
​Postdoc​1997-2000Scientist
Halozyme, San Diego, California​
​Pearce, Oliver
Email
​Postdoc​2008-2013​Group leader / Lecturer
Centre for Cancer & Inflammation, Barts Cancer Institute, London, United Kingdom
​Pham, Tho
Email
​Grad Student
​2006-2009​Assistant Medical Director
Department of Pathology, Stanford Blood Center, Stanford, California
​Powell, Leland
Email
​Postdoc​1990-1992​Vice Chair and Division of Hematology/Oncology
Dept of Medicine, Olive View UCLA Medical Center, California
​Razi, Nahid
Email
​Postdoc​1995-1998​Director
AccuDava Inc., La Jolla, California
​Rothenberg, Barry
Email
​Postdoc​1993-1995​CEO
Billups-Rothenberg, Inc., Del Mar, California
​Roux, Linda

​Postdoc​1984-1987​Retired
Encinitas, California
​Samraj, Annie
Email
​Postdoc​2011-2015​Pathology Resident
Anatomic Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
​Sasmal, Aniruddha
Email
​Postdoc​2017-2020Sr. Scientist​
​Pfizer Vaccine Research, Pearl River, New York
​Satake, Honoo
Email
​Postdoc​2000-2002General Manager & Executive Researcher
Suntory Institute for Bioorganic Research, Osaka, Japan
​Schwarz, Flavio
Email
​Postdoc​2011-2015​Senior Scientist
Pfizer-Rinat, San Francisco, California
​Shi, Wei-Xing
Email
​Postdoc​1993-1997​Scientist
Johnson & Johnson, Tokyo, Japan
​Siddiqui, Shoib
Email
​Postdoc​2014-2018Assistant Professor
American University, Ras​ Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
​Sjoberg, Eric
Email
​Grad Student
​1987-1993​Vice President of Pre-Clinical Development
OrPhi Therapeutics, Inc., Carlsbad, California
​Sonnonburg, Justin
Email
​Grad Student
​1997-2003​Assistant Professor
School of Medicine, Stanford University, California
​Stein, Lance
Email
​Postdoc​2007-2009​Medical Director
Living Donor Liver Transplantation, Mercer University, Atlanta, Georgia
​Stevenson, Jeniffer
Email
​Grad Student
​2001-2006​Director
Process Development, Amgen, Thousand Oaks, California
​Sundbald, Goran
Email
​Postdoc​1985-1987​Scientist
KABI Pharmacia, Sweden
​Takematsu, Hiromu
Email
​Postdoc​1996-2000​Professor
Molecular Cell Biology, Fujita Health University, Japan
​Tangvoranuntakul, Pam
Email
​Grad Student
​1999-2004​Consultant
Genomics and Genetic Testing, San Mateo, California
​Taylor, Rachel
Email
​Grad Student
​2004-2010Postdoctoral Fellow
Stanford University, Redwood City, California​
​Thiel, Steffen
Email
​Postdoc​1995-1997​Professor
Department of Biomedicine, Aarthus University, Denmark
​Toomre, Derek
Email
​Grad Student
​1992-1996​Associate Professor
Department of Cell Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
​Wahrenbrock, Mark

​Grad Student
​1999-2004​Resident in Pathology
University of Chicago Medical Center, Urbana, Illinois
​Wang, Xiaoxia
Email
​Postdoc​2007-2012​Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, Maryland
​Wong, Richard
Email
​Grad Student
​2000-2003​Pathology Resident
University of California, San Diego, California
​Zhang, Mai
Email
​Grad Student
​2000-2005Associate Director / Clinical Program Scientist
Johnson & Johnson, San Diego, California​