People


Current

(In order of joining the lab)

Xiaojing Gao, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
Terman Faculty Fellow
Faculty Fellow, Stanford ChEM-H
B.S. Biology, Peking University
Ph.D. Biology, Stanford University
Postdoc Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology
Fun fact: Xiaojing admires Kubrick.

Alexander Vlahos, Postdoc
NSERC/HFSP Fellow
B.S. Biochemistry, McMaster University
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto
Fun fact: Alex used to be a professional Ultimate Frisbee player for the Toronto Rush.

(Kristjan) Eerik Kaseniit, Graduate Student in Bioengineering
Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellow
B.S. Computer Science & Molecular Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.Eng. Computer Science & Molecular Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Fun fact: Eerik plays the drums and a button accordion.

Jeewoo (Jenny) Kang, Graduate Student in Neurosciences
Stanford Graduate Fellow
B.S. Chemical Biological Engineering & Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Fun fact: Jenny enjoys hiking in Korea and swimming at Florida beaches.

Noa Katz, Postdoc
Fulbright/EMBO/Stanford Science Fellow
B.S. Biotechnology & Food Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
Ph.D. Biotechnology & Food Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
Fun fact: Noa believes Heroes 4 is better than Heroes 3.

Carlos Aldrete, Graduate Student in Chemical Engineering
Stanford Graduate Fellow/EDGE Fellow/Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) Training Program
B.S. Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Fun fact: Carlos enjoys playing jazz piano and drinking coffee.

Eric Wolfsberg, Graduate Student in Chemical Engineering
B.ChE. Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware
Fun fact: Eric enjoys trivia competitions and pointlessly long walks.

Natalie Kolber, Graduate Student in Bioengineering
NSF Graduate Research Fellow/Stanford EDGE Fellow/Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) Training Program
A.B. Biochemistry, Classical Studies, Smith College
Fun fact: 🤔 is Natalie’s favorite emoji.

Connor Call, Graduate Student in Chemical Engineering
Stanford EDGE Fellow
B.S. Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University
Fun fact: Connor has 6 different way to make coffee in their apartment.

Xiaowei Zhang, Graduate Student in Bioengineering
B.S. Biological Science, Peking University
Fun fact: Xiaowei loves creating meaningless fanart illustrations.

Santiago Mille, Graduate Student in Bioengineering
Stanford Graduate Fellow/Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) Training Program
B.S. Digital Systems and Robotics Engineering, Monterrey Institute of Technology
Fun fact: Santiago likes growing his own vegetables and eating tamales.


Alumni

Rotation students: Prima Dewi Sinawang (2020), Theo Yang (2020), Phil Yongbin Kim (2020), Xinyi Chen (2020), Jocelyn Valenzuela (2021), Siranush Babakhanova (2021), Goldie Roth (2021), Brendan Wirtz (2022)
Undergrad researchers: Genzhe Lu (2021 -> grad student @ Rockefeller), Weihao Yan (2021 –> grad student @ Princeton)