Discovery Fellows Alumni

Program Alumni Who Have Completed Their PhDs

Dan Santos, PhD

Tetrad

Dan is working as a scientist at UNITY Biotechnology, a Bay Area startup focusing on treating diseases arising from cellular senescence.

Erica Schlesinger, PhD

Bioengineering

Erica is currently director of formulation and drug discovery at Seran BioScience in Bend, OR.

Jonathan Schor, PhD

Jonathan Schor, PhD

Neuroscience/MSTP

Jonathan is currently doing postdoctoral research at UCSF.

Courtney Schroeder, PhD

Tetrad

Courtney is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.

Hong Shang, PhD

Bioengineering

Hong is currently a senior research scientist at Tencent AI Lab in China, where he's working on development of next generation deep learning algorithms for medical imaging diagnosis.

Meera Shenoy, PhD

Biomedical Sciences

Meera is a postdoctoral scholar in the lab of Megan Koch at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.

Christine Moore Sheridan, PhD

Christine Moore Sheridan, PhD

Biomedical Sciences

Geoffrey Smith, MD, PhD

Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Geoff completed his MD through UCSF's Medical Scientist Training Program, and is currently a resident physician in pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital.

Perry Spratt, PhD

Perry Spratt, PhD

Neuroscience

Perry is a scientist at MapLight Therapeutics, Inc.

Hanna Starobinets, PhD

Biomedical Sciences

Hanna is currently a scientist at Genocea Biosciences in Cambridge, MA.

Caitlin Stoddard, PhD

Tetrad

Caitlin is currently a postdoctoral scholar at University of Washington in Seattle.

Meena Subramaniam, PhD

Meena Subramaniam, PhD

Biological and Medical Informatics

Meena is CTO and co-founder of Dropprint Genomics, a San Francisco-based biotech startup.

Christine Leon Swisher, PhD

Bioengineering

Christine is currently machine learning lead at Human Longevity, Inc.

Shuyu Tang, PhD

Shuyu Tang, PhD

Bioengineering

Isabelle Taylor, PhD

Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Isabelle is currently a postdoctoral scholar with mentor Bonnie Bassler at Princeton University.

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Program Alumni Completing their Studies at UCSF

Tara Aitken, Neuroscience     
Francesca Aloisio, Biomedical Sciences    
Varun Bhadkamkar, Tetrad     
Ryan Boileau, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology 
Cassandra Burnett, Biomedical Sciences    
Taylor Cavazos, Biological and Medical Informatics  
Emmalyn Chen, Pharmaceutical Science and Pharmacogenomics  
Jiapei Chen, Biomedical Sciences    
Marcus Chin, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics  
Frances Cho, Neuroscience     
Alison Comrie, Neuroscience     
Adam Cotton, Chemistry and Chemical Biology  
Olivia Creasey, Bioengineering     
Shizhong Dai, Chemistry and Chemical Biology  
Sean de la O, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Devan Diwanji, Biomedical Sciences    
Susanna Elledge, Chemistry and Chemical Biology  
Ramin Farhad, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences  
Kyle Fowler, Tetrad     
Parinaz Fozouni, Biomedical Sciences    
Nathan Gamarra, Tetrad     
Muryam Gourdet, Tetrad     
Nairi Hartooni, Tetrad     
Clara Herrera, Tetrad     
Joe Hiatt, Biomedical Sciences    
Austin Hsu, Biomedical Sciences    
Kaitlin Hulce, Chemistry and Chemical Biology  
Matthew Jones, Biological and Medical Informatics  
Madeline Keenen, Tetrad     
Nadja Kern, Biophysics     
Eszter Kish, Neuroscience     
Lay Kodama, Neuroscience     
Hardik Kothare, Bioengineering     
Nicole Koutsodendris, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology 
Alexis Krup, Biomedical Sciences    
Kristoffer Leon, Biomedical Sciences    
Lina Leon, Tetrad     
Greyson Lewis, Biophysics     
Anna Lipkin, Neuroscience     
Kyle Lopez, Biophysics     
Benjamin Mansky, Neuroscience     
Christopher Mathy, Bioengineering     
Sarah McMahon, Biomedical Sciences    
Nadia Mohammed Elmassalami Ayad, Bioengineering   
Priya Mohindra, Bioengineering     
Jonathon Muncie, Bioengineering     
Elise Munoz, Tetrad     
Tamas Nagy, Biological and Medical Informatics  
Lila Neahring, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology 
An Nguyen, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences  
Stefan Niekamp, Biophysics     
Carlos Nowotny, Tetrad     
Lindsay Osso, Neuroscience     
Xingjie Pan, Bioengineering     
Ariane Panzer, Biomedical Sciences    
Ramiro Patino, Biomedical Sciences    
Karina Perlaza, Tetrad     
Neha Prasad, Chemistry and Chemical Biology  
Kendra Radtke, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics  
Inez Raharjo, Bioengineering     
Capria Rinaldi, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics  
Jonathan Schor, Neuroscience     
Charles Schurman, Bioengineering     
Eric Simental, Tetrad     
Taylor Skokan, Tetrad     
Paola Soto-Perez, Tetrad     
Sara Sunshine, Biomedical Sciences    
Serena Tamura, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics  
Ngoc-Han Thi Tran, Tetrad    
Ryan Tibble, Chemistry and Chemical Biology  
Kristine Trotta, Tetrad     
Melissa Truong, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology 
Kaitlyn Tsai, Chemistry and Chemical Biology  
Fatima Ugur, Chemistry and Chemical Biology  
Ivana Vasic, Bioengineering     
Sara Vazquez, Tetrad     
Chase Webb, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics  
Taia Wu, Chemistry and Chemical Biology  
Xiaowei Yan, Tetrad    
 

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