Fifth + Year

Beatrice Ary

Beatrice Ary

Bryn Mawr College
AB, Chemistry

PI: Charles Craik

Research summary: Understanding Vif-APOBEC Interactions that Mediate Innate Immunity

Conner Bardine

Conner Bardine

He/Him

Allegheny College
BS, Chemistry

PI: Charles Craik

Research summary: Protease activated probes for immunological imaging

Viktoriya Berdan

Viktoriya Berdan

New York University
BS, Chemistry

PI: Lei Wang

Colton Bracken

Colton Bracken

University of California, Santa Barbara, University of California, Santa Barbara
BS, MA, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology

PI: James Wells

Cynthia Chio

Cynthia Chio

Amherst College
BA, Chemistry

PI: David Agard

Adam Cotton

Adam Cotton

he/him

Harvard University, University of New Mexico
AB, MBA, Chemistry, Business Administration

PI: Ian Seiple, James Wells

Research summary: Novel approaches to targeted degradation utilizing an antibody scaffold

Shizhong Dai

Shizhong Dai

He/Him/His

Peking University
BS, Chemical Biology

PI: Kevan Shokat

Research summary: Discovery of conformation-selective cyclic peptide inhibitors targeting Gαs

Susanna Elledge

Susanna Elledge

she/her

University of California, Berkeley
BS, Chemical Biology

PI: James Wells

Research summary: Developing methionine based conjugation for antibodies

Julian Harris

Julian Harris

Lewis and Clark College
BA, Chemistry

PI: Aashish Manglik

Emily Kang

Emily Kang

University of California, San Diego
BS, Biochemistry/Cell Biology

PI: James Wells

Research summary: Screening for functional antibodies that stimulate NK cytotoxicity

Lisa Kirkemo

Lisa Kirkemo

Oregon State University
BS, Biochemistry/Biophysics

PI: James Wells

Paul Klauser

Paul Klauser

he/him

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BS, Chemistry

PI: Lei Wang

Kevin Lou

Kevin Lou

University of Pennsylvania
BA, Chemistry

PI: Kevan Shokat

Kelly Montgomery

Kelly Montgomery

Michigan State University
No Degree Earned, Human Biology

PI: Jason Gestwicki

Megan Moore

Megan Moore

William Marsh Rice University
BS, Chemistry (BS) and French Studies (BA)

PI: Kevan Shokat

Keely Oltion

Keely Oltion

Cornell University
BA, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

PI: Jack Taunton

Research summary: Elucidating quality control at the ribosome with the natural product ternatin

Sergei Pourmal

Sergei Pourmal

Wesleyan University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BA, No Degree Earned, Chemistry, Molecular & Cellular Biology

PI: Robert Stroud

Research summary: Structural Investigations of Bacterial Transporters

Neha Prasad

Neha Prasad

Washington University
BAS, Chemistry with a concentration in Biochemistry

PI: Ian Seiple, Oren Rosenberg

Nicholas Rettko

Nicholas Rettko

University of Wisconsin-Madison
BS, Biochemistry

PI: James Wells

Research summary: Exploring the Surface Proteome of Senescent Cells for Novel Biomarkers and Potential Drug Targets

Peter Rohweder

Peter Rohweder

College of Wooster
BA, Chemistry

PI: Charles Craik

Research summary: Chemically-directed, oncogene-specific immunotargeting

Paige Solomon

Paige Solomon

Stanford University, London Sch Econ Political Sci
BS, No Degree Earned, Chemistry, Transfer credit Macroeconomics course

PI: James Wells

Jack Stevenson

Jack Stevenson

he/they

Harvard University
AB, Chemistry

PI: Kevan Shokat

Research summary: Chemical-genetic approaches to investigating and targeting the checkpoint kinases CDK4 and -6

Ryan Tibble

Ryan Tibble

Dartmouth College, Dartmouth College
BA, MS, Biophysical Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry

PI: John Gross

Research summary: Conformational regulation of eukaryotic mRNA decapping

Kaitlyn Tsai

Kaitlyn Tsai

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BS, B.S. Chemistry - Biochemistry Track

PI: Danica Galonic Fujimori

Fatima Ugur

Fatima Ugur

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
BS, Biochemisty

PI: Danica Galonic Fujimori

Research summary: Regulation of KDM5 histone demethylases by PHD reader domains

Douglas Wassarman

Douglas Wassarman

he/him

Williams College
BA, Chemistry

PI: Kevan Shokat

Research summary: A Spacially Controlled Rapamycin Analogue for Tissue-Specific and Cell Type-Specific mTOR Inhibition

Nicole Wenzell

Nicole Wenzell

University of Delaware
BS, Biochemistry

PI: Jack Taunton

Taia Wu

Taia Wu

Scripps College
BA, Chemistry

PI: Jason Gestwicki

Fourth Year

Julian Braxton

Julian Braxton

He/Him/His

Harvard University
AB, Chemical and Physical Biology

PI: Dan Southworth, Jason Gestwicki

Research summary: Structural biology of molecular chaperone complexes

Matthew Callahan

Matthew Callahan

He/Him/His

Stanford University
BS, Chemical Engineering

PI: Jason Gestwicki

Research summary: Discovering new binding partners and developing chemical probes for TPR cochaperones

Quinn Edmondson

Quinn Edmondson

University of California, Santa Cruz
BS, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

PI: Ian Seiple

Dyana Kenanova

Dyana Kenanova

University of California, Los Angeles
BS, Biochemistry

PI: Michelle Arkin

Matthew Klope

Matthew Klope

Baylor University
BA, University Scholar

PI: Adam Renslo

Katarina Pance

Katarina Pance

University of Pennsylvania
BA, Biochemistry

PI: James Wells

Letitia Sarah

Letitia Sarah

Nagoya University
BSC, Chemistry

PI: Danica Galonic Fujimori

Arthur Tran

Arthur Tran

University of California, Berkeley
BS, Chemical Biology

PI: Ian Seiple

Holly Vickery

Holly Vickery

she/her

University of California, Davis
BS, Chemical Biology

PI: Michelle Arkin

Research summary: Biophysical analysis of 14-3-3 full-length protein-protein interactions

Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams

she/her

Yale University
BS, Chemistry

PI: Jason Gestwicki

Lawrence Zhu

Lawrence Zhu

Rice University
BS, Biochemistry and Cell Biology

PI: Kevan Shokat

Third Year

Chad Altobelli

Chad Altobelli

He/Him/His

University of California, Berkeley
BS, Chemical Biology

PI: Michelle Arkin

Leandrew Dailey

Leandrew Dailey

Fort Lewis College
BS, Chemistry - Biochemistry concentration

PI: John Gross

Zachary Gale-Day

Zachary Gale-Day

Georgia Institute of Technology
MS, Computer Science
Boston University
BA, Chemistry

PI: Jason Gestwicki

Audrey Kishishita

Audrey Kishishita

California State University, Los Angeles
MS, Chemistry

PI: Arun Wiita

Jordan Kleinman

Jordan Kleinman

University of California, Berkeley
BS, Chemical Biology

PI: Danica Galonic Fujimori

Sophie Kong

Sophie Kong

Bucknell University
BS, Cell Biology/Biochemistry

PI: James Wells

Wenqi Shen

Wenqi Shen

University of Wisconsin-Madison
BS, Biochemistry

PI: Kevan Shokat

Research summary: Small-molecule anchors for MHC presentation of neoantigen-derived peptides

Elizabeth Sisko

Elizabeth Sisko

she/her

College of the Holy Cross
BA, Chemistry

PI: Jason Sello

Minh Tran

Minh Tran

San Jose State University
BS, Chemistry, concentration in biochemistry

PI: Ian Seiple

Regan Volk

Regan Volk

Washington State University
BS, Biology

PI: Balyn Zaro

Research summary: Identifying proteins that regulate the innate immune system

Jacqueline Weaver

Jacqueline Weaver

University of Maryland, College Park
BS, Chemical Engineering

PI: Jack Taunton

Nicholas Young

Nicholas Young

Pennsylvania State University
BS, Chemistry

PI: Charles Craik

Marcell Zimanyi

Marcell Zimanyi

University of California, Berkeley
BA, Molecular and Cell Biology, Neuroscience emphasis

PI: Yifan Cheng

Second Year

Grant Burley

Grant Burley

He/Him/His

Stevens Institute of Technology
BS, Chemical Biology

PI: Jason Sello

Paul Burroughs

Paul Burroughs

He / Him / His

University of California, Berkeley
BS, Chemical Biology

PI: James Wells

Research summary: A focus on translational therapeutics development with an interest in oncology

Leo Chen

Leo Chen

University of California, Berkeley
BA, Molecular & Cell Biology: Cell & Developmental Bio

PI: Ian Seiple, Bill DeGrado

Virginia Garda

Virginia Garda

University of California, Berkeley
BS, Chemical Biology

Kaan Kumru

Kaan Kumru

University of Texas-Austin
BS, Biochemistry, Honors

PI: James Wells

Jesus Madrigal

Jesus Madrigal

California State University, Chico
BS, Chemistry and Biochemistry

PI: Ian Seiple

Jose Montano

Jose Montano

University of California, Riverside
BS, Chemistry

PI: Balyn Zaro

Arka Rao

Arka Rao

he/him

Swarthmore College
BA, Chemistry

PI: Ian Seiple

Berliza Soriano

Berliza Soriano

University Of Puerto Rico Mayaguez
BS, Industrial Biotechnology

PI: Allison Williams

Linh Tram

Linh Tram

University of Texas, San Antonio
BS, Biochemistry

PI: Adam Renslo

Seth Vigneron

Seth Vigneron

University of California, San Diego
BS, Chemistry/Biochemistry

PI: Brian Shoichet

Johanna Virta

Johanna Virta

She/Her

University of Wisconsin-Madison
BS, Biochemistry, Statistics

PI: Michelle Arkin

Brian Wang

Brian Wang

California State University, East Bay
MS, Chemistry
BS, Chemistry

PI: Balyn Zaro

Siyi Wang

Siyi Wang

She/ Her/ Hers

University of Pittsburgh
MS, Pharmaceutical Science
Shanxi Medical University
BS, Pharmaceutical Preparation

PI: Kevan Shokat

First Year

Gabriel Braun

Gabriel Braun

Haverford College
BS, Chemistry

Andrew Ecker

Andrew Ecker

University of California, San Diego
BS, Molecular Synthesis

Isabel Lee

Isabel Lee

University of California, San Diego
BS, Biochemistry/Chemistry

Vineet Mathur

Vineet Mathur

University of California, Berkeley
BS, Chemical Biology

Stephanie Ouchida

Stephanie Ouchida

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BS, Biochemistry

Madison Seto

Madison Seto

Scripps College
BA, Biochemistry

Sara Warrington

Sara Warrington

University of Chicago
BS, Chemistry and Biological Chemistry

Rose Yang

Rose Yang

Wellesley College
BA, Chemistry