Former Lab Members

We are honored to have had so many awesome people work in this lab that went on to do even more awesome things. They have contributed amazing science, stories, and enriched our daily vocabulary (with words including “Jens-ing” lable-ing” and “Lab Suzan”)!

Chelsea Backer
Currently a physician in Baltimore, MD.

Julie Welburn
Currently a Group leader at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology at the University of Edinburgh

Mathijs Vleugel
Currently an Associate Editor at Nature Protocols

Jens Schmidt
Currently an Assitant Professor at Michigan State University

Karen Gascoigne
Currently a Scientist at Genentech

Tomomi Kiyomitsu
Currently an Assistant Professor at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST)

David Kern
Currently a post-doc with Steve Brohawn at UC Berkeley

Kara McKinley
Currently a post-doc with Ron Vale at UCSF

Florencia Rago
Currently a post-doc at Novartis

Charlotte Pennings
Currently a graduate student with Hein te Riele

Julie Monda
Currently a post-doc with Eric Bennett at UCSD

Sanne Boersma
Current a graduate student Marvin Tanenbaum at the Hubrecht Institute

Tonia Tsinman
Currently a graduate student at UPenn

Scott Foster
Currently a post-doc at Genentech

Sasha Targ
Currently a medical student at UCSF

Ian Whitney
Sold out to the man – i.e. currently work at Roche

Lily McKay
Currently a graduate student at UNC Chapel Hill

Claire Goul
Currently a Graduate Student at UC Berkeley