Current Liu Group Members

Andrew Anzalone

Andrew Anzalone

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education:  

B.S., Brown University, 2008
Ph.D., Columbia University, 2016
(Thesis advisor: Virginia Cornish)
M.D., Columbia University, 2017
Mandana Arbab

Mandana Arbab

Post-Doctoral fellow

Education:

B.S., M.S., University of Amsterdam, 2012
Ph.D., Hubrecht Institute, 2016
(Thesis advisor: Niels Geijsen)

Jeff Bessen

Jeff Bessen

Graduate student (G5) in chemistry and chemical biology

Education: 

BA, Goucher College, 2013

Travis Blum

Travis Blum

Post-Doctoral Fellow

B.S., Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 2010
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016
(Thesis advisor: Tehshik P. Yoon)

Jonathan C. Chen

Jonathan C. Chen

Graduate Student in Chemical Biology

Education: B.A., Princeton University, 2015
Peter Chen

Peter Chen

Graduate Student in Chemical Biology

Education: B.S. from University of Chicago, 2016 

Jessie Davis

Jessie Davis

Graduate Student in Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Education: B.S., UCSD, 2017

Jordan Doman

Jordan Doman

Graduate Student in Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Education:B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2017
Tony Huang

Tony Huang

Graduate Student

Education: B.A., Williams College, 2016
Luke Koblan

Luke Koblan

Graduate Student in Chemical Biology

Education: B.S., MIT, 2015
Jonathan Levy

Jonathan Levy

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education: B.S., Stanford, 2006
Ph.D., UCSF, 2015
(Thesis advisor: Roger Nicoll)
Phillip Lichtor

Phillip Lichtor

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education: S.B., MIT, 2007
Ph.D., Yale University, 2014
(Thesis advisor: Scott J. Miller)

Jaron Mercer

Jaron Mercer

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education:

A.B./A.M. Harvard College 2013
Ph.D. Stanford University 2018
(Thesis advisor: Noah Burns)
Shannon Miller

Shannon Miller

Graduate Student in Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Education: B.S., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2016

Beverly Mok

Beverly Mok

Graduate Student in Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Education: B.A., University of Cambridge, 2015
Mary Morrison

Mary Morrison

Graduate Student in Molecular and Cellular Biology

Education: B.S., University of Toronto, 2015
James Nelson

James Nelson

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education: B.S., University of Delaware, 2007
Ph.D., Yale University, 2014
(Thesis Advisor: Ronald Breaker)
Greg Newby

Greg Newby

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education: B.S., Carnegie Mellon University, 2009
Ph.D. MIT, 2017
(Thesis Advisor: Susan Lindquist)
Alex Peterson

Alex Peterson

Graduate Student in Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Education:B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016
Chris Podracky

Chris Podracky

Graduate Student in Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Education: B.S., Duke University, 2015
Aditya Raguram

Aditya Raguram

Undergraduate Student

Education: B.A., Harvard University, 2018
Peyton Randolph

Peyton Randolph

Graduate Student in Chemical Biology

Education: B.S., University of Virginia, 2018

Holly Rees

Holly Rees

Graduate Student in Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Education: B.A., University of Cambridge, 2014
Michelle Richter

Michelle Richter

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education: B.S., Union College, 2007
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017
(Thesis Advisor: Paul J. Hergenrother)
Weixin Tang

Weixin Tang

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education: B.S., Tsinghua University, 2009
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015
(Thesis Advisor: Wilfred A. van der Donk)
Ben Thuronyi

Ben Thuronyi

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education: B.A., Swarthmore College, 2007
Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 2015
(Thesis Advisor: Michelle Chang)
Dmitry Usanov

Dmitry Usanov

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education: Diploma, Higher Chemical College RAS, 2007
M. Phil., Newcastle University, 2008
Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2012
(Thesis advisor: Hisashi Yamamoto)
PostDoc, Harvard University, 2012-2017
(Advisor: David R. Liu)
Tina Wang

Tina Wang

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education: B.S., Caltech, 2009
Ph.D., Yale University, 2015
(Thesis Advisor: David A. Spiegel)
Julian Willis

Julian Willis

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education: 

B.A. M.Sci., University of Cambridge, 2013
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 2018
(Thesis advisor: Jason W. Chin)

Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education: B.S., CUNY, 2011
Ph.D., Brandeis University, 2017
(Thesis Advisor: Dorothee Kern)
Wei Hsi (Ariel) Yeh

Wei Hsi (Ariel) Yeh

Graduate Student

Education: B.S., Johns Hopkins University, 2014
Kevin Zhao

Kevin Zhao

Graduate Student

Education: B.A., M.S., Northwestern University, 2016

Former Liu Group Members

Name Current Position Current Affiliation
Aaron Leconte Assistant Professor Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer and Scripps Colleges
Adam Kamlet Researcher Pfizer
Adrian Berliner
Ahmed Badran Fellow Broad Institute
Alexis Komor Assistant Professor UCSD
Allen Buskirk Associate Professor Brigham Young University
Amrita Goyal
Angela Landrigan Graduate Student, Stanford
Basil Hubbard Assistant Professor University of Alberta
Breehan Kelley
Brent Dorr Investigator
Brian Chaikind Zymergen Inc.
Brian Le Stanford Medical School
Brian McNaughton Assistant Professor Colorado State University
Brian Tse AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Bryan Dickinson Assistant Professor University of Chicago
Bryan Wang Praecis Pharmaceuticals
Chihui An Senior Scientist Merck, Enabling Technologies
Chris Green M.D. Program Dalhousie U
Christoph Dumelin Senior Scientist X-Chem, Inc
Christopher Calderone Assistant Professor Carleton College
Courtney Yuen Peace Corps
Daniel Rosenbaum Assistant Professor University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
David Bryson Biotech startup
David Gorin Assistant Professor Smith College
David Thompson Postdoc (Church Lab) Harvard
David Tse
Diane Truong AVP of Talent iQor
Edward Curtis
Eric Ashley Graduate Student in Chemistry Caltech
Ernest Mandel Harvard University
Gerald Tiu
Irwin Chen Amgen Inc.
Isha Agarwal Harvard Medical School
Jacob Carlson
James Cha Harvard Medical School Harvard Medical School
James Cronican Associate McKinsey & Company
Jane Liu Assistant Professor Pomona College
Jasmina Marjanovic Scientist Abbott Labs
Jeff Doyon M.D. Program UCSF
Jennifer Heemstra Assistant Professor University of Utah
Jia Niu Postdoc (Hawker Lab) UCSD
Jim Puckett Graduate Student in Chemistry Caltech
John Chorba Harvard Medical School
John Guilinger Scientist X-Chem
John Zuris Scientist Editas
Jonathon Steinman
Josh Bittker Researcher Broad Institute
Kaori Sakurai Associate Professor Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Karen Ruff Visiting Assistant Professor Smith College
Kathy Chang Columbia Medical School Columbia Medical School
Kevin Davis
Kevin Esvelt Fellow, Wyss Institute, Harvard University
Kevin Phillips Postdoc (Baxter Lab) UCSF
Lena Afeyan Graduate student MIT
Lynn McGregor Postdoc (Shokat) UCSF
Maarten Geurts Ph.D. Program Hubrecht Institute,
Margie Li Associate Director Immuno-oncology AstraZeneca
Mary Lonshteyn NYU Medical School
Mary Rozenman Vice President Longitude Capital
Mathias Gruen Jena Bioscience GmbH
Matthew Kanan Assistant Professor Stanford University
Meera Atreya Graduate student in Chemistry UC Berkeley
Michael Birnbaum Graduate student in Immunology Stanford
Michael Fischbach Assistant Professor UCSF
Michael Packer Biotech startup
Michael Sacerdote Harvard Medical School
Michelle Jung
Mike Lawrence Researcher Broad Institute
Ning Sun Senior Scientist
Norie Momiyama Associate Professor Institute for Molecular Science
Pantila Vanichakarn University of Chicago Medical School
Polina Kehayova Postdoc (Maniatis Lab) Harvard
Ralph Kleiner Postdoc Rockefeller University
Rebecca Weisinger Graduate Student in Chemistry Stanford
Richard McDonald Senior Scientist Novartis
Rozalina Grubina Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Ryan Hili Assistant Professor University of Georgia
Sun Peck Postdoc (Stella Lee Lab) Kansas St. University
Thomas Snyder Postdoc (Quake Lab) Stanford
Tiffany Hsieh
Vikram Pattanayak MD/PhD Program Harvard University
Walter Kowtoniuk Consulting
Xiaoyu Li Assistant Professor Peking University
Xue Gao Assistant Professor Rice University
Ye Grace Chen Post-Doc with Howard Chang Stanford University
Yevgeny Brudno Fellow Wyss Institute, Harvard University
Yi-Ching Ong Oxford University
Yinghua Shen Kemin Industries, Inc
Yiyun Chen Assistant Professor Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry
Yu He
Zev Gartner Assistant Professor UCSF

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