Dearly Departed

Former Postdocs

Moritz Gaidt, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2018-2021; currently Group Leader, IMP Vienna

Lívia Yamashiro, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015-2021; currently Scientist, Arcus Biosciences

Patrick Mitchell, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015-2020; currently Assistant Professor, University of Washington

Andrew Sandstrom, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014-2020; currently Assistant Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Isabella Rauch, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013-2019; currently Assistant Professor, Oregon Health and Science University.

Jordan Price, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013-2017; Post-Vance Lab appointment: Assistant Professor, Oberlin College.

Elie Diner, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2011-2013; Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Fellow 2012-2013; postdoc at Romesberg Lab, Scripps Institute; currently a science writer.

Dara Burdette, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009-2013; NRSA Fellow 2010-2013; Senior Scientist at Gilead; currently, Senior Director, Tempest Therapeutics.

Janelle Ayres, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009-2012; NRSA fellow 2010-2012; currently Professor, Salk Institute.

Jenny Persson, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2006-2009; currently Assoc. Professor, Lund University, Sweden.

Former Graduate Students

Katie Deets, Graduate Student #14, 2015-2021. Postdoc with Nels Elde, University of Utah.

Shally Margolis, Graduate Student #13, 2015-2021. NSF Fellow. Postdoc with Alex Meeske, University of Washington.

Daisy Ji, Graduate Student #12, 2013-2019. Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School.

Justin De Leon, Graduate Student #11, 2013-2017. NSF Fellow 2014-2017. Postdoctoral Fellow at Genentech; currently Scientist at Novome Biotechnologies.

Jeannette Tenthorey, Graduate Student #10, 2012-2017. NSF Fellow 2012-2015; currently postdoc at U. Washington/Hutch (Malik/Emerman Labs)

Randilea Nichols, Graduate Student #9, 2012-2017. NIH F31 Fellowship Awardee; currently postdoc at UCLA (Oliver Fregoso Lab)

Stephen Wilson, Graduate Student #8, 2013-2016. Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT (Lindquist and Sabatini Labs). Currently Scientist at Celgene.

Joseph Chavarría-Smith, Graduate Student #7, 2010-2014. NSF Fellow 2010-2013. Currently Postdoc at Genentech.

Kevin Barry, Graduate Student #6, 2009-2014. NSF Fellow 2010-2013. Currently Assistant Professor, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle.

Eric Kofoed, Graduate Student #5, 2008-2012. Currently at Genentech.

Jakob von Moltke, Graduate Student #4, 2007-2012. UC CRCC fellowship (2011-2012); Postdoctoral fellowship at UCSF (Locksley Lab); currently Asst. Professor at University of Washington

Mary Fontana, Graduate Student #3, 2006–2012. NSF Graduate Fellow (2008–2011); Weisenfeld Neglected Disease Research Fellowship (2009); Postdoctoral fellow at UCSF (Charlie Kim lab); currently Instructor at University of Washington.

Kate Monroe, Graduate Student #2, 2006–2011. NSF Graduate Student Fellow (2007-2010); PhD awarded 2011; postdoctoral fellow at UCSF (Greene Lab); currently a Scientist at Denali.

Karla Lightfield, Graduate Student #1, 2006-2010. Krueger Award winner (2009), PhD awarded 2010; postdoctoral fellow at Stanford (Schneider Lab); currently Senior Lecturer, University of Kentucky.

Other Former Colleagues

Peter Dietzen, Lab Manager 2015-2021
Jing-Yi Chung, undergraduate researcher and thesis, 2018-2019
James Kang, undergraduate researcher, 2014-2018
Pranav Rana, EXROP student summer 2017 and 2018
Lucian DiPeso, Undergraduate 2015-2017 (Honors Thesis), MCB Department Medal Winner
Natasha Bourgeouis, EXROP student summer 2016
Katherine Chen, SRA 2015-2017
Eric Chen, Lab Manager 2012-2015
Elise Adamson, EXROP student summer 2015
Michael Tan, Undergraduate 2010-2012 (Honors Thesis), SRA 2013-2014
Alana Freifeld, Undergraduate (Honors Thesis), 2014
Alvin Ho, Undergraduate (Honors Thesis), 2012-2014
Gwen Davis, SRA, 2012-2013
Alexandria Schieber, 2009-2013
Norver Trinidad, Undergraduate Researcher 2008-2010, SRA 2010-2013
Hans Carlson, Postdoc (loaner from the Marletta Lab, 2007-2010)
Katia Sotelo-Troha, Lab Manager 2008-2012
Sky Brubaker, Lab Manager 2006-2008
Eric Dunipace, Undergraduate Researcher, 2006-2010, Immunology Divisional Award co-winner
Sarah McWhirter, Assistant Researcher, 2006-2009; Currently VP, Head of Biology, Lycia Therapeutics