Alumni

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Matthew Akamatsu

Thesis title: “Characterization of two types of interphase nodes that merge to form cytokinetic nodes for contractile ring assembly in fission yeast”

Position after PhD: Postdoc in Prof. David Drubin’s lab at the University of California, Berkeley (link).

Department(s): Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Thesis lab: Pollard lab

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Diego Caballero

Thesis title: “Computational Studies of Protein Structure”

Position after PhD: participant, European Central Bank Graduate Programme in Frankfurt, Germany (link)

Department(s): Physics
Thesis lab: O'Hern and Regan labs

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Jieming Chen

Thesis title: “Variant interpretation in personal genomes using protein sequences, networks and allele-specific analyses”

Position after PhD: Postdoc in the Butte lab at UCSF (link).

Current position: Associate Scientist at Genentech.

Department(s): Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Thesis lab: Gerstein and Regan labs

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Stefan Elrington

Thesis title: “Developing new approaches to faster, high-spatial resolution Phosphorus-31 MR imaging of Bone”

 

Department(s): Physics
Thesis lab: Barrett lab

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Sofia Espinoza Sanchez

Thesis title: “Understanding the mechanisms of Arp2/3 complex activation”

Position after PhD: Associate Consultant at McKinsey & Company

Department(s): Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Thesis lab: Pollard lab

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Yu Lin

Thesis: Designed and developed super-resolution microscopy based on single-molecule switching and single-molecule localization

Position after PhD: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at EMBL

Department(s): Biomedical Engineering

Thesis lab: Bewersdorf lab

Department(s): Biomedical Engineering
Thesis lab: Bewersdorf lab

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Lauren Ann Metskas

Thesis title: “Conformation and dynamics of the Troponin I C-terminal domain: Combining single-molecule fluorescence and experiments to bridge timescales”

Position after PhD: Post-doc, Briggs lab at EMBL

Department(s): Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Thesis lab: Rhoades lab (now at UPenn)

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Ah Rume Park

 

Position after PhD: Lecturer, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale University

Department(s): Cell Biology
Thesis lab: H. Lin lab

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Nicholas Sawyer

Thesis title: “Modular design and selection of phosphospecific tetraticopeptide repeat affinity proteins”

Position after PhD: Postdoc in the Arora lab at NYU (link).

Department(s): Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Thesis lab: Regan lab

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Shira Stav

Thesis Title: “Comprehensive Discovery of Structured Noncoding RNAs from Individual Bacterial Genomes”

Position after PhD: Data Analyst at Wells Fargo

Department(s): Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Thesis lab: Breaker lab

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Alejandro Virrueta

Thesis title: “Predicting side chain dihedral angles of protein cores and beyond: An exploration of the limits of the hard-sphere model”

Position after PhD:

Department(s): Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Thesis lab: O'Hern and Regan labs

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Yao Zhao

Thesis Title: “Novel Methods for Optimizing Light Microscopy and Live-Cell Image Analysis”

Position after PhD: Insight Al Program Fellow, Insight Data Science

Current position: Applied Scientist at Microsoft AI & Research

Department(s): Applied Physics
Thesis lab: Mochrie lab