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

 

Chrissy Stachl

Director of Education, Outreach, and Diversity

Ph.D. UC Berkeley (2020)

UC Berkeley

 

Investigators

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

Rhiju Das

Senior Investigator

Associate Professor of Biochemistry

Stanford University

 

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

David Savage

Seed Investigator

Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology

UC Berkeley

Jeffrey Townsend

Senior Investigator

Elihu Professor of Biostatistics and Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Yale University

 

Mingjiang Zhong

Seed Investigator

Assistant Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering

Yale University

 

Researchers

Daniel Brauer

Graduate Student

B.S. Fordham University (2015)

UC Berkeley

Diondra Dilworth

Graduate Student

B.A. Harvard University (2018)

Yale University

Elise Ficaretta

Graduate Student

B.S. Binghamton University (2018)

Boston College

Riley Fricke

Graduate Student

B.S. UCLA (2017)

UC Berkeley

Emily Hoff

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. University of Southern Mississippi (2016)

Cornell University

Stephen Gaffney

Associate Research Scientist

GEM-NET Developer

Yale University

Patrick Ginther

Graduate Student

B.S. Washington College (2017)

UC Berkeley

Isaac Knudson

Graduate Student

B.S. Columbia University (2018)

UC Berkeley

Ruiqi Liang

Graduate Student

B.S. Tsinghua University (2017)

Yale

Michael Palo

Graduate Student

B.S. University of Wisconsin (2019)

Stanford

Paige Pistono

Graduate Student

B.S. University of Wisconsin (2019)

UC Berkeley

Andrew Plebanek

Graduate Student

B.S. UC Santa Cruz (2016) 

UC Berkeley

Leah Roe

Graduate Student

B.S. UC Berkeley (2019)

UC Berkeley

Sebasthian Santiago

Graduate Student

B.S. MIT (2017)

UC Berkeley

Lexy Strom

Undergraduate

San Diego State University student

Stanford

Cameron Swenson

Graduate Student

B.S. University of Minnesota (2019)

UC Berkeley

Tent Tangpradabkul

Graduate Student

B.S. University of Illinois (2018)

UC Berkeley

Joshua Walker

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. Cornell University (2019)

UC Berkeley

Fred Ward

Graduate Student

A.B. Harvard University (2015)

UC Berkeley

Zoe Watson

Graduate Student

B.S. UNC Chapel Hill (2012)

UC Berkeley

Hannah Wayment-Steele

Graduate Student

B.A. Pomona College (2015)

Stanford

 

Yazhen Xue

Graduate Student

B.S. Peking University (2019)

Yale

Alumni

Omer Ad

Senior Scientist, Quantum-Si

Postdoc, Associate Research Scientist, 

(2017-2019) Schepartz Lab

Andrew Cairns

Medicinal Chemistry Trainer, Wellcome Center for Anti-Infectives Research

Postdoc (2019-2020), Schepartz Lab 

Aaron Featherston

AbbVie

Ph.D. Yale (2020), Miller Lab

 

Kyle Hoffman

Applications Scientist at Bioinformatics Solutions, Inc.

Postdoc (2017-2019), Söll Lab

Dieter Söll

Senior Investigator

Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry and Professor of Chemistry

Yale University

Jeffrey Tharp

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. Texas A&M (2018)

Yale University

Allison Walker

Postdoc, Harvard Medical School

Ph.D. Yale (2018), Schepartz Lab

Andrew Watkins

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. New York University (2016)

Stanford University

External Advisory Board

Kate Adamala

Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development

University of Minnesota

 

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

 

Industrial Affiliates Group 

Agilent Technologies
BASF
Bolt Threads
Ginkgo Bioworks
New England Biolabs

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