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Prof. Lynette Cegelski

Principal Investigator


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Schuyler Chambers


Postdoctoral Fellow


Jenny Liu

Postdoctoral Fellow


Alexandre Poulhazan

Postdoctoral Fellow



Till Kallem

Graduate Student - Chemistry




Graduate Student - Molecular & Cellular Physiology


Max Austin

Graduate Student - Chemistry


Jamie Jeffries


Eleftherios "Ted" Karabelas


Graduate Student - Oceans
Co-Advisor: Prof. Steve Palumbi


Alice Zhou

Undergraduate Student


Daniel Meyer

Undergraduate Student


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 Assoc (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

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 Students
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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