Alumni

Former Dillin Lab staff, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and visiting professors include:


Visiting Scholars

Edgar Arriaga, Ph.D. 
Professor
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

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Elke Deurling, Ph.D. 
Professor
University of Konstanz, Germany

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Rebekah Packer, DVM 
Associate Veterinarian
VCA All Pets Animal Hospital, Boulder, CO

Anu Wartiovaara, Ph.D. 
Professor/Group Leader
University of Helsinki, Finland
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Post Doctoral Fellows

Hugo Aguilaniu, Ph.D. 
Group Leader/Principal Investigator
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
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Nate Baird, Ph.D. 
Scientist
Illumina, San Diego, CA

Ehud Cohen, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Meng Qiu Dong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing, China
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Peter Douglas, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
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Lindy Gewen, Ph.D. 
Laboratory Assistant
Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

Thomas Heimbucher, Ph.D. 
Post Doctoral Fellow
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Hyun-Eui Kim, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
McGovern Medical School, University of Texas, Houston
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Carlos Daniel de Magahaes Filho, Ph.D. 
Scientist
Epicentrx, La Jolla, CA

Gustavo A. R. Maciel, M.D., Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Will Mair, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
Harvard University School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA
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Carsten Merkwirth, Ph.D. 
Scientist, in vivo Pharmacology
Ferring Research Institute, San Diego, CA

James Moresco, Ph.D. 
Director, Mass Spectrometry Core Lab
Salk Institute, San Diego, CA

Johan Paulsson, Ph.D. 
Principal Scientist
Novo Nordisk A.S., Denmark

Celine Riera, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
Cedars-Sinai/UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
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Ophir Shalem, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
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Kristan Steffen, Ph.D. 
Scientist
Grail Bio, San Francisco, CA

Rebecca Taylor, Ph.D. 
Group Leader
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Cambridge University, United Kingdom
Lab Website

Ye Tian, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing, China
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David Vilchez, Ph.D. 
Group Leader
CECAD Research Center
University of Cologne, Germany
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Deepti Wilkinson, Ph.D. 
Scientist
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, La Jolla, CA

Nan Xin, Ph.D. 
Lab Manager
Kim Lab, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas, Houston

 

Graduate Students

Kristen Berendzen, Ph.D., M.D.
Research Track Resident Physician
UCSF Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA

Denise Carroll, M.A.
Account Manager
E&K Scientific, Santa Clara, CA

Derek Joyce, Ph.D.
Technical Support Specialist
Hologic, San Diego, CA

Aimee Littleton, M.A.
Clinical Research Coordinator
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

Ian Nicastro, Ph.D. 
Research and Lab Manager
University of California, San Diego, CA

Siler Panowski, Ph.D. 
Senior Scientist
Allogene Therapeutics, South San Francisco, CA

Milos Simic, Ph.D. 
Post Doctoral Fellow
University of California, San Francisco, CA 

 

Staff

Adrian Contreras, Ph.D.
Post Doctoral Fellow
Celgene, San Diego, CA

Patti Follett
Staff Pharmacist
CVS Pharmacy, San Diego, CA

Jon Halloran
Front-End Engineer
Blackrock, San Francisco, CA

Erik Kapernick
Instructor
Los Angeles College of Music, Los Angeles, CA

Zeng Liu
Research Assistant
Salk Institute, San Diego, CA

Nessa Morrante
Research Specialist/Lab Manager
Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA

Virginia Murillo
Technical Sales Representative
Olympus, San Diego, CA