Former Members

Graduate Students

Ahrendt, Kateri

2003 Faculty, Regis University
Backes, Bradley 1998 Faculty, UCSF; Co-founder Pliant Therapeutics and Optikira
Baguley, Tyler 2014 California Institute for Biomedical Research
Blum, Suzanne 2001 Faculty, UC Irvine
Boojamra, Dean 1997 Gilead Sciences
Brak, Katrien 2010 Gilead Sciences
Brinner, Kristin 2004 NIH
Buesking, Andrew 2014 Incyte Pharmaceuticals
Bunin, Barry (Combinatorial.com) 1996 President, Collaborative Drug Discovery
Chen, Qi-Qi (M.S. degree) 1995 M.D.
Chen, Shuming 2016 Postdoc, UCLA (Houk)
Choong, Ingrid 1999 Director of Chemistry, Eiger Biopharmaceuticals
Cogan, Derek 1999 Boehringer Ingelheim
Colby, Denise 2008 Gilead Sciences
Dragoli, Dean 2001 Ardelyx
Evans, Jared 2004 Gilead Sciences
Gribble, Michael (M.S. degree) 2008 Amgen
Herbage, Melissa 2009 Boehringer-Ingelheim
Huang, Lily 2002 Array Biopharma
Hummel, Josh 2017 Incyte Pharmaceuticals
Ji, Jason (M.S. Degree) 2011 Computer science graduate school
Kick, Ellen 1998 Bristol-Myers Squibb
Kimmel, Kyle 2012 Intercept Pharmaceuticals
Kochi, Takuya 2004 Faculty, Keio University (Japan)
Lee, Alice 2001 Johnson and Johnson
Lee, Christina 1998 Booz-Allen and Hamilton
Lewis, Jared 2007 Faculty, University of Chicago
Leyva, Melissa 2010 Regulatory Specialist, Technical Resources International, Inc. (MD)
Liu, Kevin (Guangcheng) 1998 Kadmon Pharmaceuticals
Maly, Dustin 2002 Faculty, University of Washington
Marenus, Linda (M.S. degree) 1998 Advanced Medicine
Marsden, Peter 2012 Lecturer, UC Berkeley
Martin, Rhia 2012 Postdoc, University of Colorado
McMahon, Jeff 2006 ChemoCentryx
Owens, Tim 2002 Principia Biopharma
Patterson, Andrew 2008 Novartis
Peltier, Hillary 2007 AbbVie
Plunkett, Matthew 1996 Executive Vice President, CTI BioPharma
Rawls, Katherine 2010 Clorox Corporation
Robak, MaryAnn 2010 Lecturer, UC Berkeley
Rosa-Bauza, Yazmin 2007 Faculty, National Hispanic University
Salisbury, Cleo 2005 Genentech
Schenkel, Laurie 2005 Amgen
Souers, Andrew 2001 AbbVie
Tan, Kian 2004 Novartis
Tang, Tony 2002 Array Biopharma
Thalji, Reema 2004 GlaxoSmithKline
Thompson, Lorin 1997 Bristol-Myers Squibb
Tsai, Andy 2011 Pfizer
Virgilio, Alex 1997 Partner, Partner Fund Management
Wangweerawong, Apiwat 2016 Yale Center for Molecular Discovery
Weix, Daniel 2005 Faculty, University of Rochester
Wiedemann, Sean 2005 Concert Pharmaceuticals
Wilson, Rebecca 2007 Scientist, US Navy
Wood, Warren 2005 Faculty, University of Portland
Yotphan, Sirilata 2010 Faculty, Mahidol University (Thailand)

Visiting Students

Bonnekessel, Melanie 2003 Fürstner group, MPI für Kohlenforschung, Germany
Huber, Tatjana 2011 Heidelberg University (Germany)
Knecht, Tobias 2016 Universität Münster (Germany)
Olsen, Jacob 2000 Sanofi-Avantis (Germany)
Omote, Masato 2009 Kyoto University
Schurer, Stephan 1996 Faculty, U Miami, Adjunct Faculty, Scripps, Florida
Storgaard, Morten 2008 Technical University of Denmark
Wakao, Masahiro 2001 Faculty, Kagoshima University (Japan)

Postdocs

Arceo, Elena 2010 TCI
Berman, Ashley 2009 Novartis
Berst, Fred 2003 Novartis
Brasse, Mikaël 2011 Cytec
Chowdhury, Somenath 2013 Melinta Therapeutics
Colpaert, Filip 2013 Yara Sluiskil (Netherlands)
Datta, Gopal 2010 BASF
Duttwyler, Simon 2013 Faculty, Zhejiang University (China)
Greiveldinger, Guy 1998 CarboGen
Haque, Tasir 1999 Bristol-Myers Squibb
Hesp, Kevin 2012 Pfizer
Ischay, Michael 2012 Gilead Sciences
Jain, Rishi 2004 Novartis
Jung, Hyung Hoon 2012 Postdoc, University of Arizona
Kallander, Lara 2000 GlaxoSmithKline
Khan, Hasan 2015 AbbVie
Kim, Jin Mi 2000 Boehringer Ingelheim
Kim, Kyungjin 1997 Hoffman-LaRoche
Leonetti, Francesco 2000 Faculty of University of Bari, Italy
Lian, Yajing 2014 Pfizer
Mesganaw, Tehetena 2015 Norac Pharma
Nichols, Jason 2010 General Electric
O’Malley, Steven 2005 Chemistry Instructor, Stuyvesant High School
Phillips, Eric 2012 Merck
Rech, Jason 2007 Johnson and Johnson
Rosenquist, Asa 1999 AstraZeneca
Roth, Howard 2016 ChemoCentryx
Soellner, Matt 2008 Faculty, University of Michigan
Steck, Peter 2003 Boston Consulting Group, Germany
Stringer, Joseph 2014 RA Pharma
Szewczyk, Jason 2001 Merck
Tauchert, Michael 2011 Habilitation at RWTH Aachen (Germany)
Trincado, Monica 2008 Professor,  ETH
Volkman, Jerome 2011 Faculty, University of Toulouse (France)
Wang, Xueqing 2002 AbbVie
Watzke, Anja 2006 Sanofi-Aventis (Germany)
Weaver, Jimmie 2012 Faculty, Oklahoma State University
Weinstein, Adam 2017 Gilead Sciences
Woodard, Benjamin 2002 Array Biopharma
Xu, Haichao 2013 Faculty, Xiamen University (China)
Xu, Ruo 1997 Merck

Visiting Scholars

Chino, Masao 2001 Mitsubishi Pharma Corporation, Japan
Fuchi, Nobuhiro 2009 Asahi Kasei Corporation
Harada, Hitoshi 2008 Eisai Pharmaceuticals, Japan
Habashita, Hiromu 1999 Ono Pharmaceuticals, Osaka, Japan
Imamura, Shinichi 2009 Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd
Inagaki, Hiroaki 2006 Daichi Sankyo Co. Ltd., Japan
Koh, Jung Sung 1996 Lucky Pharmaceuticals, Korea
Matsushima, Yuuji 2011 Astellas Pharmaceuticals, Japan
Moon, Young-Choon 1998 Senior Director, PTC Therapeutics, Inc
Mukade, Tsutomu 2003 Kureha Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
Nakagawa, Hiroshi 2008 Dainippon Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals, Japan
Takeuchi, Jun 2007 Ono Pharmaceuticals, Japan
Tsuruoka, Hiroyuki 2005 Daichi Sankyo Co. Ltd., Japan
Wakayama, Masakazu 2009 Daichi Sankyo Co. Ltd., Japan
Woolard, Frank 1998 ChemRx Pharmaceuticals, South San Francisco, CA
Yato, Michihisa 2005 Tanabe Seiyaku Co., Ltd.

Undergraduates

An, Chihui 2008 Postdoc, Harvard University
Ankar, Naomi 2001 Faculty, UCSF School of Medicine 
Bacauanu, Vlad 2016 Graduate Student, Princeton University
Barrett, Kimberly 2009 Gilead Sciences
Bauza, Yazmin Rosa 2002 Faculty, National Hispanic University
Borg, George 2000 Nimbus Discovery, LLC
Burdett, Matt 2000 Sunesis Pharmaceuticals
Burow, Kristina 1996 Managing Director, Arch Venture Partners
Cai, Irene 2013 Graduate student University of California, Berkeley
Chee, Raymen 2002 ExxonMobil
Gehling, Victor 2001 Constellation Pharmaceuticals
Fernandez, Juan 1997 Chiron Corp., Emeryville, CA
Franklin, Mary 2007 Graduate Student, Columbia University
Kung, Daniel 1993 Pfizer
Kwack, Heemun 1995 E.R. Doctor, San Francisco
Lee, Melissa 2012 Graduate Student, University of Michigan
Lu, Colin 2014 Optiver US
McLaughlin, Casey 2015 Columbia University Medical Center
Moore, Fred 1996 Cofounder and principal of PotentSci LLC
O’Brian, John 1999 BP
Patel, Evan 2015 Northwestern Medical School
Phillips, John 1994 Materia, Catalyst R&D 
Shamsavari, Shaheen 2005 Xandex Inc.
Shi, YiLi 2005 Catalyst Group Leader, Universal Oil Products
Song, Eddy 1994 Gilead Sciences
Tanuwidjaja, Jessica 2007 Valent Corporation
Thomas, Steven 2009 Turing Pharma
Volkman, Steve 2001 Staff, Electrical Engineering and CS Dept, UC Berkeley
Wu, Jessica 2006 Policy Analyst, NIH Office of Disease Prevention