Alumni

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AlumnusInformation
Murat Acar, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Yale Systems Biology Institute
Yale University
PO Box 27391
West Haven, CT 06516-7391
murat.acar AT yale.edu
Miguel Alcalde, Ph.D.Staff Scientist
Applied Biocatalysis Group
Department of Biocatalysis
Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemistry, CSIC
Campus Cantoblanco
28049 Madrid, Spain
malcalde AT icp.csic.es
Roee Amit, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Biotechnology and Food Engineering
The Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa, Israel 32000
roeeamit AT technion.ac.il
Geethani Bandara, Ph.D.Laboratory of Allergic Diseases
NIAID, NIH
Building 10, Room 11C209
10 Center Drive, MSC1881
Bethesda, MD 20892-1881
bandarag AT niaid.nih.gov
Armin BaumschlagerETH Zurich
Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering
Control Theory and Systems Biology Group
Mattenstrasse 26
4058 Basel, Switzerland
armin.baumschlager AT bsse.ethz
Holger Berk, Ph.D.Institute of Organic Chemistry
Center for Biomolecular Magnetic Resonance
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University
Marie-Curie-Strasse 11, N160-305
60439 Frankfurt, Germany
berk AT nmr.uni-frankfurt.de
Rita Bernhardt, Ph.D.Professor
Universitat des Saarlandes
FR 8.8 – Biochemie
Postfach 15 11 50
D-66041 Saarbrucken, Germany
ritabern AT mx.uni-saarland.de
Jesse Bloom, Ph.D.Principal Investigator
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
MS A3-015
1100 Fairview Avenue N.
PO Box 19024
Seattle, WA 98109-1024
jbloom AT fredhutch.org
Andrew Buller, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Chemistryarbuller AT wisc.edu
Ardemis Boghossian, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Laboratory of Nanobiotechnology (LNB)
Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering (ISIC)
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
ardemis.boghossian AT epfl.ch
Katie Brenner, Ph.D.Hartwell Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin, Madison
433 Babcock Drive
Madison, WI 53706
ktbrenner AT gmail.com
Eric Brustad, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Campus Box 3290
Caudill and Kenan Laboratories
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3290
brustad AT email.unc.edu
Jackson Cahn, Ph.D.Postdoctoral Scholar
Jörn Piel Group
ETH Zürich
Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10
Zürich, Switzerland 8093
jcahn AT ethz.ch
Jason Chen, Ph.D.Chief Scientific Officer
GrandPharma (China) Co., Ltd.
chengh AT chinagrandinc.com
Kevin Chen, Ph.D.Rugen Therapeutics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Research and Development
Room 2026-2027 NO. 555 Bldg 2, Dongchuan Rd.
No. 5 Shangdi Kaituo Road
Shanghai 200241
China
kevin.chen AT rugenpharma.com
Mike Chen, Ph.D.Scientist
Provivi, Inc.
1701 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Linda ChioGrad Student (August 2015)
U.C. Berkeley
Chiolinda.chio0224 AT gmail.com
Helen ChuangSystems Engineer
Northrop Gumman
Azusa, CA
hchuang AT gmail.com
Patrick C. Cirino, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of Houston
S337 Engineering, Building 1
Houston, TX 77204-4004
pccirino AT uh.edu 
Cynthia H. Collins, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th Street
Troy, NY 12180
ccollins AT rpi.edu 
Pradeep K. Dhal, Ph.D.R&D Senior Director
Sanofi Global R&D
pradeep.dhal AT sanofi.com
Yousong Ding, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
College of Pharmacy
University of Florida
Medical Science Building, P6-27
P.O. Box 100484, Gainesville FL 32610
yding AT cop.ufl.edu
Sheel Dodani, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080
sheel.dodani AT utdallas.edu 
Michael Dougherty, Ph.D.Project Scientist
SETI Institute
Mountain View, CA
D. Allan Drummond, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Chicago
GCIS W234
929 E. 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
dadrummond AT uchicago.edu
Jeffrey Endelman, Ph.D.WPVGA Professor of Plant Breeding
Department of Horticulture
University of Wisconsin
1575 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706 
endelman AT wisc.edu
Edgardo Farinas, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science
New Jersey Institute of Technology
University Heights
Newark, NJ 07102 
edgardo AT njit.edu
Rudi Fasan, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Rochester
409 Hutchinson Hall
Rochester, NY 14627
fasan AT chem.rochester.edu
Tilman Flock, Ph.D.ETH Research Fellow at Paul Scherrer Institute
Department of Biology
ETH Zurich
8093 Zürich, Switzerland
tilman.flock AT biol.ethz.ch
Radu GeorgescuSr. Associate Scientist
Amgen Inc.
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-1799
radug AT amgen.com
Anne GershensonResearch Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1230 Lederle Graduate Research Tower
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
710 N. Pleasant St.
Amherst, MA 01030
gershenson AT biochem.umass.edu
Lori Giver, Ph.D.Vice President
Biological Engineering
Calysta Energy
1140 O’BrienDrive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Anton Glieder, Ph.D.Professor
Technical University of Graz
Institute of Molecular Biotechnology
Petersgasse 12
A-8010 Graz, Austria
a.glieder AT tugraz.atCEO & CSO
Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB GmbH)
Petersgasse 14
A-8010 Graz, Austria
anton.glieder AT acib.at
Zhibin Guan, Ph.D.Professor
Department of Chemistry
5042D FRH
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-2025
zguan AT uci.edu
Yosephine Gumulya, Ph.D.Research Scientist
Environmental and Industrial Biotechnology
Land and Water
CSIRO
147 Underwood Ave, Floreat, Western Australia 6014 Australia
yosephine AT csiro.au
Stephan Hammer, Ph.D. Stephan Hammer
University of Stuttgart
Institute for Technical Biochemistry
Allmandring 31
D-70569 Stuttgart
stephan.hammer AT itb.uni-stuttgart.de
Adam Hartwick, Ph.D.Engineer
ATO Pilot Plant
Amgen, Inc.
One Amgen Center Drive, M/S 30-W-1-A
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 
ahartwic AT amgen.com
Eric L. Haseltine, Ph.D.Research Scientist
Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
130 Waverly Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Eric_Haseltine AT vrtx.com
Pete Heinzelman, Ph.D.Assistant Project Scientist
Drug Discovery Laboratory
UCLA Department of Neurobiology
710 Westwood Plaza, Reed Building – Room 3138
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1769
pheinzelman AT mednet.ucla.edu
Todd Hyster, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Frick Chemistry Laboratory, Room 190
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544
thyster AT princeton.edu
John Joern, Ph.D.Scientist
Meso-scale Discovery
9238 Gaither Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
jjoern AT meso-scale.com
Sang Taek Jung, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Bio and Nano Chemistry
Kookmin University
Jeongneung-ro 77, Seongbuk-gu
Seoul 136-702, Korea
sjung AT kookmin.ac.kr
Marvin Kadisch, M.Sc.Ph.D. Student
TU Dortmund
Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering
Emil-Figge-Strasse 66
44227 Dortmund, Germany
marvin.kadisch AT bci.tu-dortmund.de
James Kellis, Ph.D.Senior Scientist
Genencor International, Inc.
925 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
jkellis AT genencor.com
Daniel Koch, Ph.D.Head, Strain Development
Braskem
Brazil
Philipp KochPhD Student
Sven Panke Group
Bioprocess Laboratory
ETH Zürich
Mattenstrasse 26
4058 Basel, Switzerland
philipp.koch AT ethz.ch
Russell Komor, Ph.D.Scientist
Synthetic Genomics, Inc.
rkomor AT gmail.com
Takafumi KuboResearch Scientist
GSC Catalyst Technology Research
Nippon Shokubai Company, Ltd.
5-8 Nishi Otabi-cho, Suita
Osaka 564-8512, Japan
takafumi_kubo AT shokubai.co.jp
Lutz KummerGraduate Student
Department of Biochemistry
University of Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
8057 Zurich, Switzerland
l.kummer AT bioc.unizh.ch
Marco Landwehr, Ph.D.Research Administration/ Site Manager
SunGene GmbH – A BASF Plant Science Company
Gatersleben
D-06466 Gatersleben, Germany
marco.landwehr AT sungene.de
Ryan Lauchli, Ph.D.Research Investigator
The DuPont Company
Experimental Station E228/310A
PO Box 80328
Wilmington, DE 19880
ryan.mark.lauchli AT dupont.com
Jared C. Lewis, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Chicago
Searle Chemistry Laboratory
5735 S. Ellis Ave., SCL 302
Chicago, IL 60637
jaredlewis AT uchicago.edu
Yougen Li, Ph.D.Senior Research Scientist
DuPont Central Research & Development
Experimental Station Building 228/310A
Route 141 & Henry Clay Road
Wilmington, DE 19880
yougenli AT gmail.com
Zhanglin Lin, Ph.D.MOE Changjiang Scholars Professor
Dean, School of Biology and Biological Engineering
South China University of Technology
University Park, Guangdong 510006, China
zhanglinlin AT scut.edu.cn
Sanku Mallik, Ph.D.Professor
Pharmaceutical Sciences
North Dakota State University
Sudro Hall, Room: 35A
Department 2665
P.O. Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Sanku.Mallik AT ndsu.edu
Carlos A. Martinez, Ph.D.Associate Research Fellow
Biocatalysis Center of Emphasis
Pfizer Global Research and Development
558 Eastern Point Road
Groton, CT 06340
carlos.martinez6 AT pfizer.com
Oliver May, Ph.D.Director, Research & Development
DSM Bio-based Products and Services
Mauritslaan 49
6129 El Urmond
The Netherlands
oliver.may AT DSM.com
Kimberly Mayer, Ph.D., M.B.A.Executive Director
Donna and Benjamin M. Rosen Center for Bioengineering
California Institute of Technology
1200 E. California Blvd., MC 210-41
Pasadena, CA 91125
kimberly AT cheme.caltech.edu
John McIntosh, Ph.D.Senior Scientist
Merck
Rahway, NJ
gohnmcintosh AT gmail.com
Scott McIsaac, Ph.D.Staff Scientist
Calico Life Sciences
rsm AT calicolabs.com
Peter Meinhold, Ph.D.Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Provivi, Inc.
1701 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404
pmeinhold AT provivilabs.com
Michelle M. Meyer, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Biology
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
m.meyer AT bc.edu
Florence Mingardon, Ph.D.TOTAL New Energies USA, Inc.
5858 Horton Street, Suite 253
Emeryville, CA 94608
florence.mingardon AT total.com
Yuuichi Mitsuda, Ph.D.Associate Senior Scientist
Shionogi and Company, Ltd.
1-1 Futaba-cho, 3-chome, Toyonaka
Osaka 561-0825, Japan
yuuichi.mitsuda AT shionogi.co.jp
Kentaro Miyazaki, Ph.D.Group Leader
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
2-17-2-1, Tsukisamu-higashi
Sapporo 062-8517, Japan
miyazaki-kentaro AT aist.go.jp
Vincent M. Monnier, M.D.Professor of Pathology and Biochemistry
Institute of Pathology
Case Western Reserve University
2103 Cornell Road
Cleveland, OH 44106-7288
Jeffrey C. Moore, Ph.D.Senior Investigator, Process Research
Merck and Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 2000, RY800-C364
Rahway, NJ 07065
jeffrey_moore AT merck.com
Birgit Morawski, Ph.D.European Patent Attorney
Patentanwälte
Maikowski & Ninnemann
European Patent and Trademark Attorneys, Berlin
Kurfürstendamm 54-55
D-10707 Berlin, Germany
office AT maikowski-ninnemann.com
Kingman Ng, Ph.D.Research Scientist
Novartis
kingman.ng AT novartis.com
Chris Otey, Ph.D.Senior Director – Life Science
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.
700 Technology Square Suite 302
Cambridge, MA 02139
cotey AT are.com
Daniel W. Pack, Ph.D.Professor and Ashland Inc. Chair in Chemical Engineering
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Kentucky
Biological Pharmaceutical Bldg. Room 467
789 South Limestone
Lexington, KY 40536-0596
dan.pack AT uky.edu
Ioanna P. Petrounia, Ph.D.Senior Scientist
Johnson & Johnson PRD
Welsh & McKean Roads
Spring House, PA 19477
ipetroun AT its.jnj.comoanna
Sean Plunkett, Ph.D.Director of Delivery Systems
Alkermes Inc.
88 Sidney Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
sean.plunkett AT alkermes.com
Kersten Rabe, Ph.D.Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Institut für Biologische Grenzflachen 1 (IBG 1)
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
Gebaude 601, Raum 318
D-76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen
kersten.rabe AT kit.edu
Hans Renata, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Chemistry
The Scripps Research Institute, Florida
130 Scripps Way
Jupiter, FL 33458
hrenata AT scripps.edu
Andrea Rentmeister, Ph.D.Professor
Institut für Biochemie
Universität Münster
Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 2
48149 Münster
a.rentmeister AT uni-muenster.de
Philip Romero, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
5531-J Boelter Hall
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1592
philromero AT ucla.edu
Takeshi Sakamoto, Ph.D.Research Associate
Life-Science Laboratory
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
1000 Kamoshidacho Aoba-ku
Yokohama, 227-8502 Japan
takeshi-sakamoto AT amed.go.jp
Darryl Y. Sasaki, Ph.D.Sandia National Laboratories, California
MS 9292
Livermore, CA 94551-9292
dysasak AT sandia.gov
Andrew Sawayama, Ph.D.Scientist
Carmot Therapeutics, Inc.
409 Illinois Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
asawayama AT carmot.us
Claudia Schmidt-Dannert, Ph.D.Professor
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
University of Minnesota
140 Gortner Laboratory
1479 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
schmi232 AT umn.edu
Sebastian Schoof, Ph.D.BASF SE
Crop Protection APD/EF
Metabolism and Dissipation
67117 Limburgerhof
Germany
ses10 AT gmx.de
Ulrich Schwaneberg, Ph.D.Head, Institute of Biotechnology
Professor of Biochemical Engineering
RWTHAachen University
Worringerweg 1
52074 Aachen
Germany
u.schwaneberg AT biotec.rwth-aachen.de
Deborah Shnek, Ph.D.Consultant
852 198th Place SE
Sammamish, WA 98075
dshnek AT alum.mit.edu
Volker Sieber, Ph.D.Professor and Chair
Chemistry of Biogenic Resources
Technische Universität München
Schulgasse 16
D-94315 Straubing, Germany
e.aichnerwz-straubing.de
Hadley Sikes, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
sikes AT mit.edu
Jonathan (Joff) Silberg, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Rice University
Houston, TX 77251
joff AT rice.edu
Matthew Smith, Ph.D.Program Director
Insight Data Science
Mountain View, CA
Christopher Snow , Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
1370 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1370
christopher.snow AT colostate.edu
Susanne Striegler, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
susanne.striegler AT uark.edu
Fei Sun, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
kefsun AT ust.hk
Katsuyuki TakahashiSenior Researcher
Biocatalysis Team
Technical Center
Mitsui Chemicals Asia Pacific, Ltd.
#06-08/-11
50 Science Park Road
Singapore Science Park II
katsuyuki.takahashi AT mitsui-chem.co.jp
Todd Thorsen, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Room 3-246
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
thorsen AT mit.edu
Alex Tobias, Ph.D.Science Manager
Meso Scale Diagnostics
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
avtobias83 AT gmail.com 
Robert (Bob) Todd, Ph.D.Vice President, Modeling and Simulation
KBI Biopharma
2500 Central Avenue
Boulder, CO
rtodd AT kbibiopharma.com
Cara Tracewell, Ph.D.Scientist
Genomatica
San Diego, CA
Devin Trudeau, Ph.D.Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biological Chemistry
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
devintrudeau AT gmail.com
Andrew K. Udit, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
Norris Hall
Occidental College
1600 Campus Road
Los Angeles, CA 90041
udit AT oxy.edu
Daisuke Umeno, Ph.D.Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry and Biotechnology
Chiba University,
1-33 Yayoi-machi, Inage-Ku
Chiba, Japan 263-8522
umeno AT faculty.chiba-u.jp
Francisco Valles, B.S.Research Associate
Genentech Inc.
1 DNA Way
Mail Stop 32
South San Francisco, CA 94080-4990
cisco AT gene.com
Christopher Voigt, Ph.D.Professor
Department of Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Synthetic Biology Center
500 Technology Square
NE47-277
Cambridge, MA 02139
Emily WenMerck Research Laboratory
WP 17-301
West Point PA 19486
emily_wen AT merck.com
Patrick Wintrode, Ph.D.Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
20 North Pine Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
pwintrod AT rx.umaryland.edu
Tuck Seng Wong, Ph.D.Lecturer
ChELSI Institute
Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences
University of Sheffield
Sir Robert Hadfield Building
Mappin Street
Sheffield S1 3JD
United Kingdom
T.Wong AT sheffield.ac.uk
Gerald E. Wuenschell, Ph.D.Staff Scientist, Radiation Biology
Manager, Translational Proteomics
Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope
1500 E. Duarte Road
Duarte, CA 91010
gwuenschell AT coh.org
Makoto Yagasaki, Ph.D.Research Manager
Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co., Ltd.
Tokyo Research Laboratories
3-6-6, Asahimachi, Machidashi,
Tokyo, Japan 194-8533
makoto.yagasaki AT kyowa-kirin.co.jpWaseda University
Dept. of Applied Chemistry
3-4-1, Ookubo, Shinjukuku
Tokyo, Japan 169-8555
Yohei Yokobayashi, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of California, Davis
451 Health Sciences Drive, GBSF 3315
Davis, CA 95616
yoko AT ucdavis.edu
Lingchong You, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
136 Hudson Hall
3000 Science Drive
Campus Box 90281
Durham, NC 27708
you AT duke.edu
Ji-Hu Zhang, Ph.D.Fellow
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Company
One Health Plaza
East Hanover, NJ 07936
ji-hu.zhang AT pharma.novartis.com
Huimin Zhao, Ph.D. Centennial Endowed Chair Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
215 Roger Adams Laboratory, Box C3
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
600 S. Mathews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
zhao5 AT illinois.edu