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Team

Center Administration

Alanna Schepartz

Director, PI

T.Z. and Irmgard Chu Distinguished Chair in Chemistry

UC Berkeley

Sarah Smaga

Executive Director

Ph.D. Yale University (2019)

UC Berkeley

 

Jennifer Poo

Education, Outreach,

and Diversity Manager

UC Berkeley

  

Investigators

Ara Abramyan

Seed Investigator

Senior Scientist II

Schrödinger

 

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

Julie Champion

Seed Investigator

Associate Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

McClatchey Faculty Fellow

Georgia Tech

 

Abhishek Chatterjee

Senior Investigator

Professor of Chemistry

Boston College

Matt Francis

Seed Investigator

Chair and Professor of Chemistry

UC Berkeley

Susan Marqusee

Seed Investigator

Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology

UC Berkeley

Scott Miller

Senior Investigator

Irénée du Pont Professor of Chemistry

Yale University

 

 

 

 

Researchers

Meghna Bajaj

Graduate Student

B.S. Alcorn State University (2021)

Cornell

Mary Agnes Balogun

Graduate Student

B.S Morgan State U (2023)

Georgia Tech

Kristina Boyko

Graduate Student

B.S. Western Wash. U (2020)

UC Berkeley

Kanokporn Chattrakun

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. U Missouri (2020)

St. Jude

Vincent Chim

Graduate Student

M.S. Stanford (2024)

UC Berkeley

F. Aarón Cruz Navarrete

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. U Sheffield (2021)

St. Jude

Josh Davisson

Graduate Student

B.S. Montana State U (2021)

U of Minnesota

Taylor Dover

Graduate Student

B.S. Emory University (2021)

Yale University

Elise Ficaretta

Graduate Student

B.S. Binghamton U (2018)

Boston College

Eva Gerber

Graduate Student

B.S. Yale (2019)

UC Berkeley

Mikaela Gray

Graduate Student

B.S. Hawai’i Pacific U (2020)

Georgia Tech

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

Hana Kang

Post-baccalaureate Scholar

B.S. UC Berkeley (2023)

UC Berkeley

Alexandra Kent

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. UC Irvine (2021)

UC Berkeley

Isaac Knudson

Graduate Student

B.S. Columbia University (2018)

UC Berkeley

Tung Le

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. U. Illinois (2023)

UC Berkeley

Thomas Li

Graduate Student

B.A. Northwestern (2023)

UC Berkeley

Chandrima Majumdar

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. UC Davis (2020)

UC Berkeley

Amos Nissley

Graduate Student

B.S. U of Michigan (2020)

UC Berkeley

Cameron Paloutzian

Post-baccalaureate Scholar

B.S UC Berkeley (2023)

UC Berkeley

Izzi Piper

Graduate Student

B.S. Western Wash. U (2021)

UC Berkeley

Preeta Pratakshya

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. UC Irvine (2022)

UC Berkeley

Meghan Pressimone

Graduate Student

B.S. Wake Forest (2021)

UC Berkeley

Helena Roberts-Mataric

Graduate Student

B.S. Stanford (2019)

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

Kate Shulgina

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. Harvard (2022)

UC Berkeley

Alex Solivan

Graduate Student

B.A. Northwestern University (2023)

UC Berkeley

Chintan Soni

Graduate Student

M.S. IIT Kanpur (2020)

Boston College

Cameron Swenson

Graduate Student

B.S. U of Minnesota (2019)

UC Berkeley

Tent Tangpradabkul

Graduate Student

B.S. University of Illinois (2018)

UC Berkeley

Jess Vance

Post-baccalaureate Scholar

B.S. UC Berkeley (2023)

UC Berkeley


Partnership for Research and Education in Chemistry (PREC)

Mark Walker

PREC Investigator

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

U of New Mexico

 

Yi He

PREC Co-Investigator

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

U of New Mexico

Catriona Gordon

Graduate Student

B.S. UC San Diego (2021)

U of New Mexico


Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) Scholars

2023 Cohort

Jared Balsz-Diaz, Abrienne Biondo, Madeline Carroll, Chuzube Edeh, Nathan Finegold, Isabella Goss, Berenice Guerra, Liam Hurlburt, Tara Kuponiyi, Payton Landre

Host labs: Adamala, Cate, Champion, M. Chang, Chatterjee, Marqusee, Miller, Schepartz

2022 Cohort

Kaia Houtman, Deisy Garcia, Alyssa Walker, Syed Hasnain, Lixing Wang, Adrianna Hudyma

Host labs: Cate, M. Chang, Miller, Schepartz

 

 

 

2021 Cohort

Emma Yin, Alyssa Virola-Iarussi, Yuna Lee, Kaitlyn Szalay, Nicole Rivera, Margaret Adenusi

Virtual program

 

 

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

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

Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology; HHMI Investigator

University of California, Berkeley

 

 

Industrial Affiliates Group 

Agilent Technologies
Amgen
BASF
Bolt Threads
Ginkgo Bioworks
New England Biolabs
Schrodinger

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