We occupy a space in the Stein Clinical Research Center, adjacent to the Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences.

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, our research space consists of 6 laboratories, cold rooms, instrument rooms for LC, spectroscopy, imaging, and mass spectrometry bacterial and mammalian cell culture, etc. The size of our group is currently ~15 graduate student and postdoctoral researchers as well as permanent staff.

Below are lists of current graduate studentspost-doctoral fellows, visiting scholars, interns, and administrative and technical staff. Please feel free to e-mail anyone if you have questions regarding our lab or research.

Graduate Students


Elliot Warner
Claremont McKenna College, B.A.
ewarner [at]

Michael Pigula
Boston College, B.S.
mpigula [at]

Post-Doctoral Fellows


Ruiyang Bao
Rice University, Ph.D.
rubao [at]

Christian Diercks
University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D.
cdiercks [at]

David Dik
University of Notre Dame, Ph.D.
dadik [at]

Yeonjin Ko
University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D.
yeonjin [at]

Minseob Koh
Seoul National University, Ph.D.
bioseob [at]

Ben Li
Harvard Medical School, Ph.D.
benli [at]

Xiaoxuan Lyu
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ph.D.
xiaoxuan [at]

Hengyao You
Chongqing University, Ph.D.
heyou [at]

Nan Zhang
University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D.
nzhang [at]

Han Zhou
Georgia State University, Ph.D.
hzhou [at]



Mariah Chappell
Workstudy Student, UCSD
mchappell [at]

Ben Shih
Intern, Research
bshih [at]

Administrative and Technical Staff


Peter Schultz
schultz [at]

Lubica Supekova
Staff Scientist
supekova [at]

Stormi Chadwick
Research Assistant
schadwick [at]

Kristen Williams
Senior Executive Coordinator 
kristenw [at]