People


Professor and Principal Investigator

Daniel A Portnoy
Edward E. Penhoet Distinguished Chair in Global Public Health & Infectious Diseases
Departments of Molecular & Cell Biology and Plant & Microbial Biology
UC Berkeley
PubMed

Current Postdocs

Current Graduate Students

Graduate Student Researcher
Molecular & Cell Biology

Graduate Student Researcher
Microbiology

Graduate Student Researcher
Molecular & Cell Biology

Graduate Student Researcher
Molecular & Cell Biology

Current Undergraduates and Others

Undergraduate Lab Assistant

Undergraduate Lab Assistant

Undergraduate Researcher

Undergraduate Lab Assistant

Undergraduate Lab Assistant

Undergraduate Lab Assistant

Undergraduate Lab Assistant

Undergraduate Lab Assistant

Current Visiting Scholars

Administrator

Neil Fischer

Alumni

Paul Adamson
Resident Physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital

Kristina A. Archer
Scientist III, NextCure, Washington, DC

Zaza Atanelov
MD, Emergency Medicine, Florida

Vicki Auerbuch Stone
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Environmental Toxicology, UC Santa Cruz

Anna Bakardjiev
Senior Director of Clinical Research, Vir Biotechnology, Inc., San Francisco

John Beaber
Associate Director, Protein Engineering at Amunix, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Jacek Bielecki
Professor, University of Warsaw

Mark Borowsky
Head, Informatics Systems and Scientific Data Analysis at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR), Boston, MA

Thomas Burke
Postdoctoral Fellow, Welch lab, UC Berkeley

Andrew Camilli
Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Chen Chen
Research Scientist, High Throughput Biology Group, Gilead Sciences, Foster City, CA

Henry Cheng
Cardiologist at Heart Specialists of Sarasota

Luisa Cheng
Research Leader, USDA, Albany, CA

Mandy Cheng
Graduate Student, UCLA

Marissa Chou
Intern, Genentech

Greg Crimmins
CEO and Founder, Scientist, Remedy Plan, Washington, DC

Meg Dahlgren
Software Engineer, Butterfly.ai, New York

Amy Decatur
formerly of the University of Pennsylvania

Juliana Durack
Director of Microbiology, PersonaBiome, San Francisco, CA

Nancy Frietag
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago

Margaret Gedde
Founder and Owner, Gedde Whole Health

Aimee Geissler
Ebola Preparedness and Response Lead, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ian Glomski
Founder, Vitae Spirits Distillery LLC

Andrea Haraga

Jonathan Hardy
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University

Anat Herskovits
Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, University of Tel Aviv, Israel

Darren Higgins
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School

Jason Hong

Qiongying Veronica Huang
Sales and Marketing Specialist, In Vitro ADMET Laboratories (IVAL)

An Huynh
UC Berkeley undergraduate researcher

Georgios Ikonomidis
Clinical Pharmacist, Athens, Greece

Sonya John
Internal Medicine Resident, UCSD Medical Center

Sian Jones
Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Benjamin Kline
Scientific Developer III, Emerald Cloud Lab, So. San Francisco, CA

Maria Krasilnikov

Pete Lauer
Executive Director, Molecular Biology, Aduro Biotech, Berkeley, CA

Jess Leber
Head of Business Development, Small Molecule APIs at Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc., Arlington, MA

Eric Lee
Postdoctoral Fellow
Engineering Biology Research Consortium

Laurel L. Lenz
Professor and Director of Immunology Graduate Program, Department of Immunology & Microbiology, University of Colorado, Denver

Sam Light
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology
University of Chicago

Emily Lockshaw

Ameryl Loi

Anastasia Loukitcheva
Postdoctoral Fellow in Late Stage Clinical Science at Genentech

Helene Marquis
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

Ramona (Gonzales) McCaffrey
Manager, Clinical Operations at Gossamer Bio, San Diego, CA

Susannah (Susy) McKay
Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Center for Disease Control, Decatur, GA

Jody Melton Witt
Associate Director, Research at Grifols Diagnostic Solutions, Emeryville, CA

Nicole Meyer-Morse
Science and Technology Advisor, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), Sacramento, CA

Gabriel Mitchell
Innovation Scholar, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (NIBR), Emeryville, CA

Sonya Mochegova

Sina Mohammadi
Research Scientist at Merck Exploratory Science Center, Cambridge

Marlena Moors Westcott
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Brittney Nguyen

Ran Nir-Paz
Associate Professor, Faculty in Infectious Diseases, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem

Mary O'Riordan
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor

Bret Peterson
Scientist
Actym Therapeutics, Inc.

Alex Pollock
PhD candidate, Dept. of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle

Jonathan Portman
Scientist, Affinivax, Inc., Boston, MA

Chris Rae
Senior Scientist, Head of Microbiology, Actym Therapeutics, Inc., Berkeley, CA

Kai Rehder
Research Associate, DiscoveRx, Fremont, CA

Michelle Reniere
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Lijun Rong
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Illinois College of Medicine Cancer Center, Chicago

Alexis Rovner
Co-Founder and CEO, 64-x, Bay Area

JD Sauer
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Pamela Schnupf
Group Leader, Necker Institute, Paris, France

Daniel Seyedebrahimi
UC Berkeley undergraduate researcher, College of Chemistry

Jessica Shugart
Science Writer, Alzheimer’s Research Forum, Chico, CA

Justin Skoble
Vice President, Technical Operations, Caribou Biosciences, Berkeley, CA

Gregory Smith
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Northwestern University School of Medicine

Vincent Tam
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology, Temple University School of Medicine

Julie Viala
Assistant Professor, Institut de Microbiologie de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France

Kristen Virdone

Jeffrey Wang
Goodarzi lab, UCSF

Nancy Wang

Aaron Whiteley
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder

Chelsea Witte-Garcia
Intellectual Property Attorney, Wolf Greenfield, Boston, MA

Joshua Woodward
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle

Jason Zemansky
Vice President, Equity Research Large Cap Biotech and Pharma at Barclays, New York, NY