PI & Program Dissertation Current Position

Graduated 2019


Chang, Roger

Edwards - Biomedical Sciences Role of Chloride in Vesicular Glutamate Transport Resident, Neurology, University of Washington

Chang, Ryan

Desai - Bioengineering Engineering a cell encapsulation device to direct immuno-modulation for cell therapy in type 1 diabetes Resident, Internal Medicine, UCSF

Conant, Leah

Chang - Bioengineering Describing the spatial localization of neural signals on the human cortical surface for use in design of brain machine interfaces and neural therapeutic devices  Clinical Development Engineer, Intuitive

Horlbeck, Max

Weissman - Biophysics Mapping the genetic landscape of human cells with CRISPRi and CRISPRa Resident, Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital

Kelley, Kevin

Oldham & Rowitch - Neuroscience Astrocyte Kir4.1 is critical for motor neuron function Resident, Psychiatry Research Track, Stanford

Lechner, Andrew

Rock - Biomedical Sciences Recruited monocytes and M2-like macrophages promote lung regeneration Resident, Internal Medicine, UCSF

Lee, Anthony

Sohal - Neuroscience Investigating roles for prefrontal interneurons in anxiety-related circuits Resident, Neurosurgery, UCSF

Liu, John

Lim - Biomedical Sciences Identification and functional characterization of long non-coding RNAs in development and disease Resident, Radiation Oncology, UCSF

Montoya, Misty

Ansel - Biomedical Sciences MicroRNA Regulation of Th17 Cell Differentiation Resident, Internal Medicine, Kaiser SF

Smith, Geoff

Taunton & Weiss - Chemistry & Chemical Biology It takes time: Dissecting cytokine signaling dynamics with novel chemical probes Resident, Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital

Szeto, May

Shah - Biomedical Sciences Mechanisms of RAS/MAPK Signaling by BCR-ABL1 in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Resident, Pediatrics, UCSF

Weber, Robert

Chemistry & Chemical Biology Determining Sufficiency for In-Vitro ER-α Expression In Human Mammary Epithelial Cells Resident, Internal Medicine, UCSF

Ye, Julia

Biomedical Sciences Post-transcriptional regulation of pluripotency by microRNAs and RNA binding proteinsy Resident, Pathology, UCSF

Graduated 2018

Greenfield, Dana Whitmarsh - Medical Anthropology Homo experimentus: digital selves and digital health in the age of innovation Resident, Pediatrics, UCSF
Homer, Christina Madhani - Biophysics Adapting to crowded conditions: Quorum sensing in a fungal pathogen Resident, Internal Medicine, UCSF
Lee, Intelly Verdin - Tetrad Roles of Class IIA HDACs in Thymic Development and Innate Lymphocytes Resident, Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University in St. Louis
Parenteau. T. Richard Kenyon - Biomedical Sciences Deciphering How the Germline Inhibits Longevity Resident, Internal Medicine, UCSF
Walsh, Laura Desai - Bioengineering Understanding how nanotopography influences epithelial barrier function and drug transport Resident, Dermatology, Northwestern

Graduated 2017

Delgado, Ryan Lim - Biomedical Sciences Chromatin-modifying factor Mll1 maintains neural stem cell regional identity in the postnatal mouse brain Postdoctoral Fellow, Lim Lab, UCSF
LaFlam, Taylor Anderson - Biomedical Sciences The cis-Regulation of Aire Expression Resident, Pediatrics, UCSF
Lindquist, Robert Alvarez-Buylla - Neuroscience Progenitor Cell Populations in the Postnatal Pons Resident, Pediatrics, UCSF
Reed, Darien Shokat - Tetrad Inhibitory Role of Phosphatidylinositol-3,4-bisphosphate in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer  
Rivas, Renee Srivastava - Biomedical Sciences Genomic and Cellular Analysis of a GATA4 Mutation in Human iPS Cell-derived Cardiomyocyte Resident, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Yale
Rodriguez, Edwin Weissman - Biophysics A method for annotating protein-coding sequences from ribosome profiling data Resident, Psychiatry, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia
Tang, Yunshuo (Caroline) Alvarez-Buylla - Biomedical Sciences Role of MGE- and CGE-derived Interneuron Subtypes in Transplant-induced Cortical Plasticity Resident, Neurology, Washington University Barnes Jewish Hospital

Theodoris, Christina

Srivastava - Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Human Disease Modeling Reveals Integrated Transciptional and Epigenetic Mechanisms of NOTCH1 Haploinsufficiency Resident, Pediatrics-Medical Genetics, Boston Combined Residency Program / Harvard Medical School

Younger, Noah

Fujimori - Chemistry & Chemical Biology Inhibition of the Oncogenic KDM4 Family of Histone Lysine Demethylases Resident, Internal Medicine, UCSF

Graduated 2016


Dumesic, Phillip

Madhani - Tetrad Mechanisms of target specificity in eukaryotic gene silencing pathways Postdoctoral Fellow, Madhani Lab, UCSF

Etemadi, Mozziyar

Roy - Bioengineering Systems to Measure and Modify Fetal Lamb Pulmonary Physiology Resident, Anesthesiology, Northwestern University

Faguet, Joshua

Ashrafi - Biomedical Sciences The role of neuropeptide signaling in C. elegans food sensation and social behavior Resident, Internal, Medicine Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Khan, Imran

Anderson - Biomedical Sciences Therapeutic Manipulation of Central T cell Tolerance Resident, Pediatrics, UCSF

Lee, Andrew Moses

Bonci/Wilbrecht - Neuroscience Neural circuit for locomotor control, brain state modulation, and decision-making Resident, Psychiatry, UCSF

Meyerowitz, Justin

Shokat/Weiss - Chemistry & Chemical Biology Targeting MYCN in Pediatric Solid Tumors Resident, Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University

Mohapatra, Alexander

Locksley - Biomedical Sciences IL-33 and TSLP in chitin-induced lung inflammation Resident, Internal Medicine, UCSF

Niehuus, Rachel

Medical Anthropology "We live in war": An Ambivalent Everyday in eastern DRC Resident, General Surgery, Emory University

Ostrem, Bridget Elaine LaMonica

Kriegstein - Neuroscience Mechanisms of human neocortical expansion Resident, Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital

Ostrem, Jonathan

Shokat - Chemistry & Chemical Biology Development of an irreversible, mutant-specific inhibitor of oncogenic K-Ras Resident, Internal Medicine, Brigham & Women's Hospital

Overland, Maya

Finkbeiner - Biophysics Arc modulates the rapid endocytosis of GluA1-containing AMPA receptors through a functional interaction with the E3 ligase Nedd4-1 Resident, Urology, UCSF

Pattabiraman, Kartik

Rubenstein - Neuroscience Preview Transcriptional Regulation of Patterning of the Cerebral Cortex Resident, Adult & Child Psychology, Yale University

Pinney, James

Desai - Bioengineering Development and Implementation of Discrete Polymeric Microstructural Cues for Applications in Cardiac Tissue Engineering Resident, Internal Medicine, UCLA Medical Center

Ramos, Alexander

Lim - Biomedical Sciences The Role of Long Noncoding RNAs in Neurogenesis Resident, Neurosurgery, NY Pres. Hospital/Weill Cornell

Razon, Na’amah

Medical Anthropology Producing equality: citizenship, science, and medicine in the Negev/Naqab Resident, Family Medicine, UCSF/San Francisco General Hospital

Reyes, Gabriel

Shah - Biomedical Sciences Genetic Determinants of Disease Persistence and Overt Off-Target Resistance to TKI therapy in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Resident, Anesthesiology, Stanford University

Smith, Melanie

Weissman - Biophysics The Recognition, Regulation and Roles of Misfolded Proteins in the Cell Resident, Internal Medicine, NY Pres. Hospital/Weill Cornell

Wu, Julie

Weiner - Tetrad Identification of new signaling components in neutrophil chemotaxis Resident, Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt

Zahed, Hengameh

Finkbeiner - Biomedical Sciences A role for cytoskeletal proteins as modifiers of mutant Huntingtin toxicity Resident, Internal Medicine, UCSF

Graduated 2015 

Daub, Aaron Finkbeiner - Bioengineering An Automated Microscope System to Monitor Dynamic Stress Responses in Neurons Resident, Diagnostic Radiology, University of Washington
Greninger, Alex DeRisi - Biomedical Sciences Genomics and Proteomics of Picornaviruses Resident, Lab Medicine/Clinical Pathology, University of Washington
Herman, Alex Nagarajan - Bioengineering Neural oscillatory correlates of speech auditory-motor integration in the cortex of healthy individuals and patients with schizophrenia Resident, Psychiatry, UC San Francisco
Hullett, Patrick Schreiner - Bioengineering Functional Organization of Human Speech Areas and A Systematic Approach to the Cocktail Party Problem Resident, Neurology, UC San Francisco
Kratter, Ian Finkbeiner - Biomedical Sciences Serine 421 is a Crucial Mediator of Pathology in a Mouse Model of Huntington's Disease Resident, Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Lee, Albert Ma - Biomedical Sciences Otubain 1 in T cell homeostasis and programmed cell death Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Chicago
Park, Jason Lim & Conklin - Bioengineering Engineering Cellular Therapeutics Resident, Otolaryngology, UCSF
Russell, Jonathan Ptacek - Biomedical Sciences Familial Cortical Myoclonus Caused by Mutation in NOL3 Resident, Opthalmology, University of Miami
Saleem, Arif Hussain Coughlin - Biomedical Sciences The Role of Zebrafish Adhesion GPCR Eltd1 in Left-Right Asymmetry and Cardiovascular Development  
Schmidt, Tim Cyster - Biomedical Sciences CXCR4 Promotes B Cell Egress from Peyer's Patches Resident, Dermatology, UC San Francisco

Staudt, David

Stainier - Biomedical Sciences Live Imaging of Myocardial Development in the Zebrafish Resident, Pediatrics, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford

Graduated 2014

Broadhurst, Jana McCune - Biomedical Sciences Type-2 Immunity During Theapeutic Helminth Infection Resident, Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine
Cheng, Paul Srivastava - Bioengineering Regulation of cardiac progenitors Resident, Internal Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
Chou, Jonathan Werb - Biomedical Sciences Insights into breast cancer metastasis: understanding the roles of transcription factors, microRNAs and the tumor microenvironment Resident, Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco
Freeze, Benjamin Kreitzer - Biomedical Sciences Optogenetic dissection of pathway-specific processing in the basal ganglia Resident, Internal Med. Leading to Diagnostic Radiology, Maimonides Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell, NY
Harrington, Emily Rowitch - Biomedical Sciences Manipulating developmental mechanisms to promote remyelination Resident Physcian, Neurology, UC San Francisco
Kim, Tyson Wang - Bioengineering Mechanisms in Notch-mediated development of arteriovenous malformation Resident, Opthalmology, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan
Knox, Renatta Ferriero - Biomedical Sciences Fyn in Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury Resident, Child Neurology, New York-Presbyterian Hospital (Weill Cornell)
Lemus, Armando Engel - Biomedical Sciences Identification of Pseudomonas aeruginosa ExoT amino acid residues necessary for its proteasomal dependent degradation in the host cytoplasm Resident, Family Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center
Miller, Corey McCune - Biomedical Sciences Peripheral IL-7 Production During Health and Acute Lymphopenia Postdoctoral Fellow, Anderson Lab, UC San Francisco
Shin, Danielle Braun - Biomedical Sciences Biochemical dissection of SHP-2 and C-CBL in juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia Resident, Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine
Steiner, David Ansel - Biomedical Sciences MicroRNA Regulation of Helper T Cell Cytokine Production and Differentiation Resident, Clinical Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine
Thomas, Molly Ansel - Biomedical Sciences Eri1 Regulation of Lymphocyte MicroRNA Homeostasis and Effector Functions Clinical Fellow, Dept. of Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School)
Tillack, Allison Adams - Medical Anthropology Imaging Trust: Information Technologies and the Negotiation of Radiological Expertise in the Hospital Resident, Radiology, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals

Graduated 2013

Kline, Ahnika Sheppard - Tetrad The role of integrin alpha9beta1 during angiogenesis induced by VEGF-A Chief Resident, Quality and Safety, UCSD

Graduated 2012 

Buencamino, Raphael Vale - Biophysics Novel roles of actin binding proteins in Listeria monocytogenes actin-based motility revealed within a cellular context Pediatrician, Kona Community Hospital, Kealakekua, Hawaii
Chang Berger, Amy Whistler - Neuroscience The influence of mu opioid receptor endocytosis on the analgesic and motivational properties of acute and chronic morphine Clinical Fellow, Department of Medicine, UCSF
Datta, Debajyoti Wells - Biophysics Allostery in caspases Clinical Fellow, Hematology/Oncology, UCSF
Esensten, Jonathan Bluestone - Biomedical Sciences Transcription factors Tbx21 and Bhlhe40 are critical for CD4+ T cell function Medical Director, HICTF and GMP Facility, UCSF
Gardner, James Anderson - Tetrad Extrathymic Aire-expressing cells Resident, General Surgery, UC San Francisco
Johnson, Ervin Davis - Neuroscience Regulation of active zone assembly and function by a newly-identified serine-arginine protein kinase Chief Resident, Child Neurology, Children's Hospital Boston (Harvard Medical School)
Miller, Jason Finkbeiner - Chemistry & Chemical Biology Molecular risk factors, cellular characteristics, and therapeutic approaches in Huntington's disease Postdoctoral Fellow, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan
Peng, Lily Desai - Bioengineering Titanium dioxide nanotubes for drug delivery and vascular tissue engineering

Physician, Google, Mountain View, CA & Co-Founder, Nano Precision Medical, Emeryville, CA

Singer, Lisa Hylton - Bioengineering Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in monitoring treatment response in patients with locally advanced breast cancer Resident, Radiation Oncology, UCSF
Watkins, Brigitte Brown - Biomedical Sciences Modulation of host inflammatory responses by SecA2 of Mycobacterium marinum Physician, Private Practice, Fontana, CA
Wu, Davina Locksley - Biomedical Sciences Type 2 cytokines in immunity and metabolic regulation Resident, Dermatology, UC Davis
Young, David Jan - Neuroscience Altered ultrasonic vocalizations in a tuberous sclerosis mouse model of autism Resident, Child Neurology, UCSF
Zachariah, Marcus Cyster - Biomedical Sciences T cell egress from the thymus via corticomedullary blood vessels Resident, Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School)

Graduated 2011

Apsel Winger, Beth Shokat - Chemistry & Chemical Biology Dual-specificity inhibitors of lipid and protein kinases Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, UC San Francisco
Collins, Cathleen Brown - Biomedical Sciences Ubiquitin in host defense against pathogenic mycobacteria Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics - Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Stanford School of Medicine
Ianculescu, Alexandra Scanlan - Tetrad Investigations of 3-iodothyronamine as a novel regulator of thyroid endocrinology Resident, Internal Medicine, Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, CA
Pham, Trung Cyster - Tetrad Characterization of the mechanism for lymphocyte egress from secondary lymphoid organs Resident, Pediatrics, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford
Southwell, Derek Alvarez-Buylla - Neuroscience Inhibitory neuron transplantation: Insights into the developmental cell death and ocular dominance plasticity of the cerebral cortex Resident, Neurological Surgery, UCSF
Stonington, Scott Kauffman - Medical Anthropology The uses of dying: Ethics, politics and the end of life in Buddhist Thailand Clinical Fellow, Internal Medicine and Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital (Harvard Medical School)
Wang, Doris Kriegstein - Neuroscience Role of GABA signaling in circuit formation of the developing cortex Clinical Fellow/Clinical Instructor, Neurological Surgery, UCSF
Wilkinson, Carol Peebles Finkbeiner - Neuroscience The role of arc in regulating spine morphology and neural network stability in vivo Clinical Fellow, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Graduated 2010

Heiser, Marc Schreiner - Neuroscience Frequency modulation processing in primary auditory cortex Psychiatrist, The Genen Group
Mirzadeh, Zaman Alvarez-Buylla - Biomedical Sciences Epithelial organization of the adult neural stem cell niche Neurosurgery Resident & Postdoctoral Fellow, Brain Tumor Research Center, Barrow Neurological Institute
Morton, Sarah Uhler Srivastava - Tetrad MicroRNA regulation of cardiac development Fellow, Pediatrics-Newborn Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston (Harvard Medical School)
Nemani, Venu Edwards - Neuroscience Regulation of the synaptic vesicle cycle and mitochondrial morphology by alpha-synuclein

Fellow, Adult & Pediatric Spine Surgery
Washington University, St. Louis

Shieh, Angell Shannon - Biomedical Sciences Interrogating the roles of specific downstream effector pathways in the pathogenesis of hematopoietic malignancies initiated by oncogenic K-RasG12D Private Practice Pediatrician, CPCMG Girard Office
Shiow, Lawrence Cyster - Biomedical Sciences The regulation and mechanism of lymphocyte egress Clinical Fellow, Neonatology, UC San Francisco

Graduated 2009

Berger, Miles Tecott - Biomedical Sciences  Preview An old neurotransmitter learns two new tricks: The role of serotonin receptors and other related GPCRs in regulating pancreatic islet development and novelty-related behaviors Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Duke University School of Medicine
Cholfin, Jeremy Rubenstein - Neuroscience Genetic regulation of prefrontal cortex development Neurology Specialist, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Davis, Brandon Ferriero - Biomedical Sciences VEGF signaling mechanisms in increased blood brain barrier permeability following hypoxia Fellow, Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Gupta, Vikas Weiss - Biomedical Sciences B cells drive lymphocyte activation and expansion in mice with the CD45 wedge mutation and Fas deficiency Chief Fellow, Hematology & Oncology, Emory University
Irie, Takeshi DeRisi - Tetrad Towards an understanding of the gene regulatory network of the intraerythrocytic developmental cycle of Plasmodium falciparum Instructor, Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Mitra, Siddhartha Finkbeiner - Biomedical Sciences Understanding the cellular pathogenesis of Huntington's disease Clinical Fellow, Hematology-Oncology and Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford School of Medicine
Raghavan, Sridharan Cox - Tetrad The Mycobacterium tuberculosis ESX-1 secretion pathway modulates the host-pathogen interaction and is regulated through coupling of transcription and secretion Fellow, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School)

Graduated 2008

Anthony, Malcolm Edwards - Tetrad Mutational analysis of alpha-synuclein at the nerve terminal Teacher
Deipolyi, Amy Mucke - Neuroscience Neural and cognitive substrates of Alzheimer's disease-related navigation deficits Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, NYU Langone Medical Center
Kouros-Mehr, Hosein Werb - Biomedical Sciences GATA-3 maintains luminal cell differentiation in the mammary gland and in breast cancer Senior Scientist, Astellas Pharmaceuticals (Agensys), Santa Monica, CA
Levin, Marc Verkman - Biophysics Mechanisms of water and solute transport at the ocular surface Assistant Professor, Opthalmology, UC San Francisco
Pastuszak, Alexander Frankel - Biomedical Sciences Studies of transcription and splicing complexes using Tat Clinical Fellow, Urology, Baylor College of Medicine
Rao, Vikram Finkbeiner - Biomedical Sciences Activity-dependent regulation of Arc and protein kinase D in neurons Assistant Professor, UCSF Epilepsy Center, UC San Francisco
Urisman, Anatoly DeRisi - Biomedical Sciences Viral detection and discovery using DNA microarrays Clinical Fellow, Pathology, UC San Francisco
Willison, David Coughlin - Tetrad Essential roles for Galpha13 in endothelial cells and neural crest during embryonic development Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA

Graduated 2007 

Bhatt, Ami Craik - Tetrad MT-SP1 is a mediator of cell signaling as shown by substrate identification Assistant Professor, Medicine and Genetics, Stanford School of Medicine
Bhattacharyya, Roby Lim - Tetrad Protein-protein interactions in the assembly and regulation of MAP kinase pathways Assistant Professor, Medicine, Harvard, Division of Infectious Disease
Holmes, Seth Adams - Medical Anthropology "We come here to give away our strength": Embodied social suffering, normalization and medical care among Triqui Mexican migrant laborers Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley
Paredes, Mercedes Baraban - Neuroscience Mechanisms of abnormal development in an injury-induced model of cortical malformations Assistant Professor, Neurology, UC San Francisco
Paskowitz, Daniel Sretavan - Neuroscience Endogenous and exogenous neuroprotection by neurotrophic factors in the mammalian retina Physician, Opthalmology, Eye Care Specialists, Milwaukee, WI
Ponte, Maya Adams - Medical Anthropology Managing risk and uncertainty during a novel epidemic Physician, Dermatology, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland
Raser, Jonathan O'Shea - Tetrad Quantitative analysis of nutrient-responsive signal transduction pathways in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Medical Director, Christiana Care Stroke Program, Christiana Care Health System
Stamm, Luisa Brown - Biomedical Sciences Mycobacterium marinum actin-based motility Associate Director, Clinical Research, Gilead Sciences
Surti, Toral Jan - Biophysics Regulation of the M-channel by phosphorylation Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine
Tward, Aaron Bishop - Biomedical Sciences The proto-oncogene MET in liver differentiation and liver cancer Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology, UC San Francisco
Woolley, Joshua Fields - Neuroscience Opioid effects on palatability in the nucleus accumbens Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, UCSF VAMC

Graduated 2006

Tsai, Linus Heberlein - Neuroscience Identification of molecular and neuroanatomical substrates regulating acute cocaine sensitivity in Drosophila melanogaster Instructor, Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Harvard)

Graduated 2005

Rhee, Jin-Sae Coussens - Biomedical Sciences The role of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases-1 in epithelial carcinogenesis Pediatrician, Kaiser Permanente, San Jose
Rothenberg, Michael Jan - Tetrad The role of Drosophila Pod-1 (Dpod1) in axon guidance Safety Scientist, Early Development Safety, Genentech, Inc.
Zarrinpar, Ali Lim - Tetrad Function and specificity of SH3 domains in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Staff Physician, Transplant Surgery and Assistant Professor, Surgery, Ronald Reagen UCLA Medical Center

Graduated 2004

Eckstein, Lauren Goldsmith - Biomedical Sciences Host and viral determinants of HIV-1 influencing cellular tropism, burst size and pathogenesis: The role of the lymphoid microenvironment Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA
Ku, Gregory Weiss - Biomedical Sciences Preview The role of p21 -activated kinase in T cell receptor signaling Assistant Professor, Diabetes Center, UC San Francisco
Oster, Stephen Sretavan - Biomedical Sciences Building the visual pathway: The role of Sema5A in retinal axon guidance and optic nerve formation Opthalmologist, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego
Rodan, Aylin Heberlin - Tetrad Functional dissection of neuroanatomical loci regulating ethanol sensitivity in Drosophila melanogaster Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Schnell, Eric Nicoll - Neuroscience The role of PSD-95 in AMPA receptor clustering and synaptic plasticity Staff Physician, Anesthesiology and Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioptive Care, Portland VA Medical Center (Oregon Health & Science University)
Shinkai, Kanade Locksley - Tetrad The polarization and regulation of type 2 innate immune responses Associate Professor, Dermatology, UC San Francisco
van Zante, Annemieke Rosen - Tetrad Sulfation of L-selectin ligands: An in vivo, biochemical, and biophysical analysis Associate Professor, Pathology, UC San Francisco
Yang, Lucie Kenyon - Tetrad The roles of C. elegans EXd/Pbx homolog CEH-20 and Hth/Meis/Prep homolog UNC-62 in the development of the ectoderm Lead Medical Officer, US Department of Human Health and Services

Graduated 2003

Bagri, Anil Tessier-Lavigne - Neuroscience Mechanisms of chemorepulsion in the developing forebrain Principal Scientist & Director of Analytical Pathology, BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Chan, Stephen Goldsmith - Biomedical Sciences Entry mechanisms and pathologic effects mediated by the envelope glycoproteins of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1, Marburg, and Ebola viruses Assistant Professor and Associate Physician, Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital (Harvard Medical School)
Penn, Michael Goldsmith - Biomedical Sciences Viral and host determinants of HIV-1-mediated CD4+ T-cell infection and depletion in human lymphoid tissue: The role of viral coreceptor preference and CD4+ T-cell phenotype Vice President, Scientific Communications and Outreach and CEO, Gladstone Institutes, Gladstone Foundation
Shih, Judy Herskowitz - Tetrad Analysis of cell polarity determinants in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Clinician, Endocrinology, Harvard Vanguard
Yi, Byungdoo (Alex) Jan - Neuroscience Gating mechanism of G protein-activated K+ channel Translational Medicine Expert, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
Yu, Timothy Bargmann - Neuroscience Cytoskeletal signaling and the regulation of attractive and repulsive axon guidance in Caenorhabditis elegans Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Boston (Harvard Medical School)

Graduated 2002

Chan, Yee-Ming Jan - Tetrad New genes involved in neurogenesis identified in a gain-of-function screen Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Boston (Harvard Medical School)
Gensch, Erin  Basbaum - Biomedical Sciences Mechanisms regulating mucin transcription in response to tobacco smoke Clinical Breast Radiologist, Gundersen Health System (La Crosse, WI)
Kim, Moses  Blackburn - Biomedical Sciences Mutant-template human telomerase RNA inhibits tumor cell proliferation and identification of a hypomorphic human telomerase mutant Urologist, Orange County Urology Associates, Inc.
Majeti, Ravindra  Weiss - Biomedical Sciences Negative regulation of the receptor protein tyrosine phosphatase CD45 by dimerization is mediated by an inhibitory structural wedge Assistant Professor, Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Stanford University

Graduated 2001

Alexander, Jonathan Stainier - Tetrad Gut feelings: Molecular and genetic analysis of endoderm development in zebrafish Physician, Critical Care Medicine, Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center
Charles, Julia Morgan - Tetrad Mitotic exit in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: The roles of Cdc5 and Cdc14 Associate Physician, Rheumatology and Instructor, Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital (Harvard Medical School)
Gomperts, Stephen  Nicoll - Neuroscience Receptor recruitment to excitatory synapses in the hippocampus Assistant Professor, Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School)
Kaffman, Arie  O'Shea - Tetrad The role of phosphorylation in regulating the subcellular localization of the yeast transcription factor Pho4 Research Scientist, Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine
Kayser, Andrew Miller - Neuroscience Studies of the development and mature function of a candidate layer 4 cortical circuit Assistant Professor, Neurology, UC San Francisco
Laurent, Louise  Varmus - Tetrad Functional characterization of the HIV genome by genetic footprinting Assistant Professor, Reproductive Medicine, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, UCSD
Pollock, Nira  Vale - Tetrad Reconstitution of microtubule-based organelle transport using factors purified from Dictyostelium Director, Infectious Diseases Diagnostic Laboratory and Assistant Professor, Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital (Harvard Medical School)
Reiter, Jeremy  Stainier - Tetrad Early events in the development of the vertebrate myocardium and endoderm Associate Professor, CVRI Biochemistry and Biophysics and Director, Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Graduate Program, UC San Francisco
Rizen, Michael  Derynck - Tetrad Cloning, expression and characterization of a human homologue of Drosophila rhomboid Opthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Bellevue

Graduated 2000

Armand, Philippe Cohen - Biomedical Sciences Structural properties of N-alpha-chiral peptoids Associate Professor, Hematologic Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard
Chou, Joseph Bargmann - Tetrad Molecular genetic analysis of chemosensory behaviors in Caenorhabditis elegans Medical Director, Neonatology and Instructor, Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School)
Chu, David Weiss - Microbiology The role of the Syk protein-tyrosine-kinase in T cell activation and development Staff Physician, Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Scripps Clinic Medical Group
Chu, Shelley Herskowitz - Tetrad Transcriptional regulation of meiosis and spore morphogenesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Senior Director, Research & Development Strategy, Gilead Sciences
Connolly, Lynn Young - Tetrad Regulation of the extracytoplasmic stress response in Escherichia coli Assistant Professor, Infectious Disease
Kuo, Alfred Derynck - Tetrad Identification and characterization of proteins that associate with transmembrane transforming growth factor-alpha Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, UC San Francisco
Philips, Jennifer Herskowitz - Tetrad Cell fusion during mating in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Assistant Professor, Medicine, Pathology and Immunology, NYU Langone Medical Center

Graduated 1999

Erlebacher, Adrian Derynck - Tetrad The regulation of bone remodeling by TGF-(beta) Associate Professor, Pathology and Co-director of Pathobiology Graduate Training, New York University, School of Medicine
Foster-Barber, Audrey Bishop - Tetrad The role of Src in neuronal membrane traffic Associate Professor, Pediatric Neurology, UCSF, Benioff Children's Hospital
Hegde, Ramanujan Lingappa - Physiology The regulation of protein translocation at the endoplasmic reticulum Group Leader, Molecular Biology, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK
Leonardo, Eduardo Tessier-Lavigne - Tetrad Molecular studies of axonal chemorepulsion Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Division of Integrative Neuroscience, Columbia University Medical Center
Leptak, Christopher McKerrow - Tetrad Analysis of the molecular signals required for Schistosoma mansoni egg-induced granuloma formation Biomarker & Companion Diagnostic Lead, Office of New Drugs, Food and Drug Administration
Liu, Kathleen Greene - Tetrad The regulation of cytokine receptor signal transduction by oligomerization Associate Professor, Medicine, UC San Francisco

Graduated 1998

Brown, Diane Bishop - Tetrad Expression of a PMLRAR-alpha transgene in mice Associate Clinical Professor, Pulmonary, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Colbert, Heather Bargmann - Tetrad Olfactory adaptation in Caenorhabditis elegans Staff Physician, Psychiatry, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Doherty, Daniel Yamamoto - Genetics Cell-cell signaling during Drosophila neurogenesis and wing development Associate Professor, Developmental and Genetic Medicine, Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Hospital (University of Washington)
Gerber, Monica Morgan - Tetrad Genetic and biochemical studies of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae CDC37 gene, its protein product, and the cdc37-1 mutant Vice President of Intellectual Property, Apellis Pharmaceuticals
Hoffman, Lucas White - Tetrad The low pH-induced conformational change in the influenza hemagglutinin: Inhibitor design Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Attending Physician, University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children's Hospital
Lai, Stephen Greene - Biomedical Sciences The functional architecture of hematopoietic cytokine receptor complexes Associate Professor, Head and Neck Surgery and Molecular and Cellular Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center (University of Texas)
Liao, Yaping (Joyce) Jan - Neuroscience Biochemical characterization of G protein-gated inwardly rectifying potassium channels in mammalian brain Assistant Professor, Opthalmology and Director, Neuro-Opthalmology, Stanford University Medical Center
Wahi, Madhu O'Farrell - Tetrad Genetic links between alpha2 repression and the general transcription machinery in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Physician, Internal Medicine, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates

Graduated 1997

Bohen, Sean Yamamoto - Tetrad Genetic and biochemical analysis of the role of hsp90 in glucocorticoid receptor signaling Senior Vice President, Early Development, Genentech, Inc.
Cree, Bruce Herskowitz - Tetrad Studies on PTC1, a type 2C phosphatase that regulates cell cycle progression and signal transduction pathways Associate Professor and Clinical Research Director, Neurology (Multiple Sclerosis Center), UC San Francisco
Faham, Malek Cox - Tetrad Development and applications of an in vivo method for DNA sequence variation detection Chief Scientific Ofiicer and Director, Sequenta, Inc.
Gallagher, Renata Blackburn - Tetrad Structure and function at a replication origin region within the Tetrahymena thermophilarDNA macronuclear chromosome Associate Professor, Clinical Pediatrics, UC San Francisco
Gordon, Joshua Stryker - Neuroscience Plasticity in the developing visual cortex of normal and mutant mice Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Longuemare, Maria Weiner - Biophysics Glutamate transport in astrocytes: Regulation and mechanism Psychiatrist, Private Practice, San Francisco
Niclas, Joshua Vale - Tetrad Organelle transport: Motor proteins and regulatory mechanisms Chief Psychiatrist, Traditions Behavioral Health (Contra Costa Regional Medical Center)
Noble, Suzanne Guthrie - Tetrad The BRR genes encode novel factors involved in RNA processing Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, UC San Francisco

Graduated 1996

Vulpe, Christopher Guthrie - Tetrad Isolation of the Menkes disease and mottled genes which encode copper transporting ATPases Professor, Nutritional Science and Toxicology, UC Berkeley

Graduated 1995

Chang, Christopher Ganem - Tetrad Studies on hepadnaviral core protein and pregenome RNA Gastroenterologist, Los Angeles, CA
Desai, Dev Weiss - Microbiology Molecular and genetic analysis of CD45 regulation and function in T cell antigen receptor mediated-signal transduction Associate Professor, Surgery and Pediatrics & Surgical Director of Visceral Transplant, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Lesser, Cammie Guthrie - Tetrad A genetic analysis of 5' splice site selection in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunobiology, Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School)
Madhani, Hiten Guthrie - Genetics Spliceosomal RNA rearrangements: Implications for the mechanism of RNA splicing Professor, Biochemistry & Biophysics, UC San Francisco
Miller, Joshua Walter - Tetrad The role of GTP binding proteins in the initiation of protein translocation Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan Health System
Pollack, Jonathan Ganem - Tetrad Hepadnaviral RNA packaging Associate Professor, Pathology, Stanford School of Medicine

Graduated 1994

Bainton, Roland Craig - Tetrad Tn7 transposition in vitro Professor, Anesthesia, UC San Francisco
Hann, Byron Walter - Tetrad The signal recognition particle in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Research Scientist, Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, UC San Francisco
Levis, Mark Bourne - Tetrad The effects of activation on turnover and subcellular distribution of G(alpha s) Director, Adult Leukemia Program and Associate Professor, Oncology, Medicine and Pharmacology, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University
Mak, Arkady Johnson - Tetrad Interaction of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae homeodomain protein alpha2 with its corepressors Freelance Science Writer and Editor,  
Malik, Fady Vale - Neuroscience High resolution measurements of kinesin-driven microtubule motility Associate Clinical Professor, Cardiology and Senior Vice President of Research and Development, UC San Francisco and Cytogenetics, S. San Francisco, CA
Shapiro, Alan Defranco - Tetrad Role of immunoglobulin mu heavy chain in the regulation of kappa light chain gene rearrangement Division of Antiviral Products at Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration
Thomas, Jay Yamamoto - Tetrad The case for DNA-mediated allosteric regulation of the glucocorticoid receptor Internist (Hospice and Palliative Medicine), Private Practice in Arcadia, Ca

Graduated 1993

Glenn, Jeffrey White - Tetrad Replication of the hepatitis delta virus Associate Professor, Medicine (Gastroenterology & Hepatology), Stanford School of Medicine
Travis, Adam Grossschedl - Tetrad Developmental regulation of lymphoid-specific genes Private Practice, Psychiatry, Union City, CA

Graduated 1992

Blum, Jonathan Defranco - Tetrad Mutational analysis of signalling and transport functions of membrane immunoglobulin M Private Practice, Infectious Disease, Santa Clara Medical Center
Chang, Fred Herskowitz - Tetrad Regulation of the cell cycle by a negative growth factor in yeast Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia
Gallemore, Ron Steinberg - Neuroscience Ionic mechanism of the light peak of the DC electroretinogram Director, Retina Macula Institute, Torrance, CA
Hirsch, Russell Ganem - Tetrad cis-acting elements andtrans-acting factors involved in hepadnaviral genomic RNA encapsidation Director, Prospect Ventures, Palo Alto, CA

Graduated 1991

Norment, Anne Littman - Immunology Form and function of CD8 in T cell interactions Owner, Vista Biotechnology Analysis LLC
Vu, Thiennu Williams - Tetrad Expression of PDGF and PDGF receptors in mouse embryonic cells Associate Professor, Medicine, UC San Francisco

Graduated 1990

Colgrove, Robin Varmus - Tetrad not available Physician, Division of Infectious Disease, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA
Goldsmith, Mark Weiss - Immunology The molecular basis of transmembrane signalling by the T cell antigen receptor complex Partner, Third Rock Ventures, San Francisco, CA
LaBaer, Joshua Yamamoto - Tetrad not available Director, ASU Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University
Mittman, Scott Ganong - Neuroscience Excitation of retinal ganglion cells. Pharmacological and voltage-clamp analysis of the roles of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) and non-NMDA receptors Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins
Schulze, Eric Kirschner - Tetrad Microtubule behavior in cellular morphogenesis CEO, Lifetrack Medical Systems

Graduated 1989

Calman, Andrew Peterlin - Immunology Atrans-acting factor that regulates the transcription of class II major histocompatibility complex genes: Analysis using class II-negative mutant cell lines Associate Clinical Professor, Ophthalmology, UC San Francisco
Kassenbrock, Ken Kelly - Tetrad In vitro studies of immunoglobulin heavy chain binding protein (binding protein, GRP78). Interactions of binding protein with newly synthesized proteins and adenine nucleotides Special Assistant Professor, Biology, Colorado State University

Graduated 1988

Enders, Gregory Varmus - Tetrad The transcriptional program of ground squirrel hepatitis virus Private Practice, Gastroenterology, Philadelphia, PA
Persing, David Varmus - Tetrad Identification and characterization of the presurface proteins of Hepatitis B virus Executive, Cepheid, Sunnyvale, CA
Sullivan, Kathleen Peterlin - Immunology MHC Gene Regulation (Enhancer) Chief, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Graduated 1987

Fox, Howard Martin - Neuroscience The structure and organization of the mouse t complex (genetics, rflps) Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, Senior Associate Dean, UNMC Research and Development, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Graduated 1985

Lander, Arthur Ganong - Neuroscience Purification and characterization of "neurite outgrowth-promoting factors" (extracellular matrix, laminin, axon growth and guidances, cell-substratum interaction, neuronal cell culture) Professor, Developmental and Cell Biology and Director, Center for Complex Biological Systems, UC Irvine
Morita, Craig Goodman - Microbiology The antigen receptors of P-Azobenzenearsonate-L-Tyrosine-reactive T Cells mediating delayed-type hypersensitivity (idiotype) Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa

Graduated 1984

Margolis, Todd LaVail - Neuroscience Uptake and anterograde axonal transport of wheat germ agglutinin in the chick visual system Professor and Chairman, Opthalmology and Visual Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Graduated 1983

Bearer, Elaine Friend - Pathology Anionic lipid distribution in membrances Professor and Vice-Chair for Research, Pathology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine