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Prof. Lynette Cegelski

Principal Investigator


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Schuyler Chambers


Postdoctoral Fellow


Jenny Liu

Postdoctoral Fellow



Pushpa Rampratap

Incoming Postdoctoral Fellow



Till Kallem

Graduate Student - Chemistry



Jamie Jeffries


Graduate Student - Molecular & Cellular Physiology


Eleftherios "Ted" Karabelas


Graduate Student - Oceans
Primary Advisor: Prof. Steve Palumbi


Alice Zhou

Undergraduate Student


Daniel Meyer

Undergraduate Student


Artemis Xu

Undergraduate Student


Rishal Misra

Visiting Student
Purdue University
Chemical Engineering


From hikes at Wunderlich to happy hours at Treehouse, Thai Fest, and 5/10K runs, our lab outings are always an adventure! 

Beyond the Bench

Lab Alumni

Graduate Students

Oscar McCrate, Ph.D. Chemistry 2013. Now: Res Associate at Wayne State Univ
Marie Maher, Ph.D. Chemistry 2016. Now: Univ Maryland School of Dentistry
Courtney Reichhardt, Ph.D. Chemistry 2016. Now: Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Washington University

Emily Hollenbeck, Ph.D. Chemical Engineering 2017. Now: MyoKardia

Alex Antonoplis, Ph.D. Chemistry 2019. Now: InterVenn Biosciences

Wiriya Thongsomboon, Ph.D. Chemistry 2019. Now: Faculty Member at Mahasarakham University, Thailand 

Noelle Rabiah, Ph.D. Chemical Engineering 2019. Now: Senior Engineer at Pionyr Immunotherapeutics

Joseph Romaniuk, Ph.D. Chemistry 2019. Now: Senior Research Specialist at Dow

Roxanne Jacobs, M.S. Chemistry 2021. Now: Psychology Graduate Program

Sabrina Werby, Ph.D. Chemistry 2021. Now: Program Manager (Regulatory Affairs) at Genentech

Joshua Visser, Ph.D. Chemistry 2021. Now: Lecturer at Santa Clara University

Niki Goularte, Ph.D. Structural Biology 2022. Now: Program Manager at Stanford WellMD

Madeline Chosy, Ph.D. Chemistry 2023. 


Visiting Graduate Students

Clemence Abriat, Ph.D. Polytechnique Montréal 2021. Now: Postdoc at Univ Michigan 

Postdoctoral Scholars

Xander Barnes, 2011-2013. Now: Professor at ETH Zurich 
Rie Nygaard, 2011-2014. Now: Research Associate at Columbia University, Physiology and Cellular Biophysics
Dave Rice, Research Associate 2013-2015. Now: NMR Facility Manager at UC Merced
Ji Youn Lim, Postdoctoral Scholar 2009-2015. Now: aMDi Labs

Roi Rutenberg, Postdoctoral Scholar 2018-2021. Now: Impossible Foods

Jasna Brčić, Postdoctoral Scholar 2019-2022. Now: University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Debbie Yager, Researcher (while teacher of Honors Chemistry Program at Castro Valley High School) 2010-2022.

Undergraduate Student Researchers

Janine May, B.S. Chemistry 2010. PhD Harvard. Now: Takeda
Amy Jacobson , B.S. Chemistry 2011. PhD UCSF. Now: Program Manager, Microbiome-Stanford Sarafan ChEM-H.
Elaine Huspeni, B.S. Chemistry 2010 
James Bonhoff, B.S. Chemistry 2011.  M.D. Univ Pittsburgh 2016.
Michael Kim, B.S. Chemistry 2012 
Jilliane Bruffey, B.S. Chemistry 2013 
Heather Beagley, B.S. Chemistry 2013 Now: Medical School
Gerry Rivera, B.S. Chemistry 2014. PhD Washington Univ.
Sarah Takimoto, B.S. Chemistry 2015. Now: Medical School (UCSF)
Jessica Lee, B.S. Human Biology 2016. Now: Pursuing Public Policy

Sarah Lindsay, B.S. Biology 2016, M.D. Stanford 2020, Now: Residency
Bright Zhou, B.A. Archaeology, M.S. Biology 2017. Now: Stanford Medical School

Cheston Gunawan, B.S. Chemical Engineering 2016. Now: Senior Data Scientist atTwitter

Jeremy Uang, B.S. Chemistry. Now: Medical School (USC)

Max Sutton, B.S. Computer Science 2021. Now: PhD Program Stanford Geological Sciences (Summer 2023-).

Michelle Park, B.S. Chemistry 

Allen Huang, B.S. Computer Science 2021. 

Kyle Enriquez, B.S. Chemistry, M.S. Biology 2020. Now: MD/PhD Program at Vanderbilt

Dante Dullas, B.S. Chemistry, M.S. Biology 2022. Now: MD/PhD Program at Stony Brook

Jocelyn Chen, Stanford Chemistry, Planned B.S. Chemistry 2024 with co-term M.S. Materials Science

Alan Tong, B.S. Chemistry (dual major in Biology). Now: PhD Program at Princeton

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