Team

Center Administration

Alanna Schepartz

Director, PI

T.Z. and Irmgard Chu Distinguished Chair in Chemistry

UC Berkeley

Sarah Smaga

Managing Director

Ph.D. Yale University (2019)

UC Berkeley

Email: sarah [at] gem-net.net

 

Chrissy Stachl

Director of Education, Outreach, and Diversity

Ph.D. UC Berkeley (2020)

UC Berkeley

Email: chrissy [at] gem-net.net

 

Investigators

Kate Adamala

Seed Investigator

Assistant Professor, Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development

U of Minnesota

 

Christopher Alabi

Senior Investigator

Associate Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Cornell University

Scott Blanchard

Seed Investigator

Faculty, Department of Structural Biology

St. Jude

Jamie Cate

Senior Investigator

Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology

UC Berkeley

Michelle Chang

Seed Investigator

Professor of Chemistry and of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology

UC Berkeley

Abhishek Chatterjee

Seed Investigator

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Boston College

Matt Francis

Seed Investigator

Chair and Professor of Chemistry

UC Berkeley

Markita Landry

Seed Investigator

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

UC Berkeley

Scott Miller

Senior Investigator

Irénée du Pont Professor of Chemistry

Yale University

 

 

 

Researchers

Jaquesta Adams

Graduate Student

B.S. Howard University (2021)

UC Berkeley

Jose Alejo

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. Cornell University (2016)

U of Minnesota

Kristina Boyko

Graduate Student

B.S. Western Wash. U (2020)

UC Berkeley

Josh Davisson

Graduate Student

B.S. Montana State U (2021)

U of Minnesota

Diondra Dilworth

Graduate Student

B.A. Harvard University (2018)

Yale University

Taylor Dover

Graduate Student

B.S. Emory University (2021)

Yale University

Elise Ficaretta

Graduate Student

B.S. Binghamton U (2018)

Boston College

Riley Fricke

Graduate Student

B.S. UCLA (2017)

UC Berkeley

Wezley Griffin

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. U of Arkansas (2017)

St. Jude

Noah Hamlish

Graduate Student

B.A. Wesleyan University (2016)

UC Berkeley

Evan Kalb

Graduate Student

B.S. U of St. Thomas (2018)

U of Minnesota

Alexandra Kent

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. UC Irvine (2021)

UC Berkeley

Isaac Knudson

Graduate Student

B.S. Columbia University (2018)

UC Berkeley

Chandrima Majumdar

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. UC Davis (2020)

UC Berkeley

Nicole Navarro

Graduate Student

B.S. Boston College (2016)

UC Berkeley

Amos Nissley

Graduate Student

B.S. U of Michigan (2020)

UC Berkeley

Izzi Piper

Graduate Student

B.S. Western Wash. U (2021)

UC Berkeley

Meghan Pressimone

Graduate Student

B.S. Wake Forest (2021)

UC Berkeley

Jacob Robins

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. UNC Chapel Hill (2021)

Yale University

Leah Roe

Graduate Student

B.S. UC Berkeley (2019)

UC Berkeley

Carly Schissel

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. MIT (2022)

UC Berkeley

Chintan Soni

Graduate Student

M.S. IIT Kanpur (2020)

Boston College

Elizabeth Stone

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. Yale University (2021)

UC Berkeley

Cameron Swenson

Graduate Student

B.S. U of Minnesota (2019)

UC Berkeley

Tent Tangpradabkul

Graduate Student

B.S. University of Illinois (2018)

UC Berkeley

Héctor L Torres Vera

Graduate Student

B.S. UPR at Cayey (2020)

UC Berkeley

Zoe Watson

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. UC Berkeley (2020)

UC Berkeley

 

Joshua Walker

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. Cornell University (2019)

UC Berkeley

 

External Advisory Board

Anne Baranger

Director of Undergraduate Chemistry, Faculty Assistant for Teaching and Learning, Adjunct Professor of Chemistry

UC Berkeley

Ehud Gazit

Professor, The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences

Tel Aviv University

 

Rachel Green

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Johns Hopkins University, HHMI

Jennifer Heemstra

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

Emory University

 

Donald Hilvert

Professor of Organic Chemistry

ETH Zurich

 

Jeremiah Johnson

Professor, Department of Chemistry Program in Polymers and Soft Matter; Member, Koch Institute

MIT

Chaitan Khosla

Baker Family Co-Director, Stanford ChEM-H Wells H. Rauser and Harold M. Petiprin Professor in the School of Engineering  Professor of Chemistry and, by courtesy, of Biochemistry 

Stanford University

 

Adrianne Rosales

Assistant Professor, McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering

University of Texas-Austin

 

Dave Savage

Assistant Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology

University of California, Berkeley

 

Industrial Affiliates Group 

Agilent Technologies
Amgen
BASF
Bolt Threads
Ginkgo Bioworks
New England Biolabs

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