Fifth + Year

Derek Britain

Derek Britain

University of Washington
BS, Bioengineering, Biochemistry

PI: Orion Weiner

Research summary: Dissecting mechanisms of signaling pathway adaptation to acute and chronic gene perturbations

Rachel Brunetti

Rachel Brunetti

Scripps College
BA, Physics

PI: Orion Weiner

Research summary: Organization of actin nucleation promoting factors in migrating cells

Weilin Chen

Weilin Chen

Harvard University
AB, Chemical and Physical Biology

PI: Steven Altschuler, Lani Wu

Research summary: Investigating proliferation control and pattern formation in the intestinal epithelium using a 2d gut organoid model system

Kevin Hartman

Kevin Hartman

California Institute of Technology
BS, Chemical Engineering (Biomolecular)

PI: Ryan Hernandez

Research summary: Dissecting the architecture of complex human diseases

Nathan Hendel

Nathan Hendel

University of California, Berkeley
BA, Physics

PI: Wallace Marshall

Research summary: Flagellar length control through diffusive return of kinesin-2

Leanna Morinishi

Leanna Morinishi

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BS, Biological Engineering

PI: Steven Altschuler, Lani Wu

Research summary: Identifying the role of preleukemic cells in relapse and their evolution during treatment

Tamas Nagy

Tamas Nagy

University of Kentucky
BS, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Mathematics

PI: Orion Weiner

Research summary: Active control of cell volume during immune cell migration

Fourth Year

Jason Town

Jason Town

University of Arizona
BS, BS, No Degree Earned, Physiology, Mathematics

PI: Orion Weiner

Research summary: Probing cytoskeletal interpretation of spatiotemporal PtdIns(3,4,5)P3 patterns in rapidly migrating cells using optogenetics

Third Year

George Hartoularos

George Hartoularos

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BS, Chemical-Biological Engineering

PI: Jimmie Ye

Research summary: Deep Immunology Model Learns Healthy Patient Status from Cytometry Fingerprint

Andrew Kung

Andrew Kung

Williams College
BA, Chemistry and Mathematics, Biotechnology, Computer Science

PI: Joseph DeRisi

Zun Zar Chi Naing

Zun Zar Chi Naing

Simmons College
BS, Biochemistry

PI: Nevan Krogan, Hao Li

Research summary: Total proteomic changes throughout differentiation from iPSCs into neurons in the presence and absence of NRXN1

Nishith Reddy

Nishith Reddy

University of California, Berkeley
BSE, Bioengineering

PI: Wendell Lim