Past Students and Postdoctoral Fellows
(Do your best. Love what you do. Be constantly curious. And learn that it is not dumb to ask a question; it is dumb not to ask it.*)
Prof. Rune W. Berg - Associate Professor, Neuroscience & Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen.
Dr. Timothy Cacciatore (with W. Kristan) - Senior Research Associate, Institute of Neurology, UCL.
Dr. Yuncong Chen (with Y. Freund) - Senior Data Scientist, NEC, Princeton.
Dr. G. Omar Clay - Science for the People, Baja, Mexico.
Dr. John C. Curtis - Late of the Salk Institute.
Dr. Jonathan Driscoll - Cofounder, Dimensional Industries, San Diego.
Dr. Conrad Foo - Senior Scientist, Genentech, San Francisco.
Prof. Karunesh Ganguly (with M.-M. Poo) - Professor, Neurology, UCSF.
Dr. Daniel N. Hill - Senior Scientist, Meta/Facebook, New York.
Dr. Diana C. Jeong - K99/R00 Research Scientist, Stanford University.
Dr. Victory Joseph (with P. Slesinger) - Senior Scientist, Genentech, San Francisco.
Dr. Anastasia Kurnikova (with M. Deschênes) - AI engineer, Thermo Fisher Scientific, San Diego.
Dr. Nicole Mercer Lindsay - K99/R00 Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University.
Dr. Song Mao Liao - Data Scientist, Amazon Inc, San Diego.
Dr. David W. Matthews - Boston Consulting Group, San Francisco.
Dr. Samar B. Mehta - Critical Care Medicine Fellow, University of Maryland.
Prof. Jeffrey D. Moore - Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, USC (K99/R00 recipient).
Prof. Nozomi Nishimura - Associate Professor, Bioengineering, Cornell University, Ithaca.
Prof. Thomas D. Parsons (with B. Salzberg) - Professor, Swine Production Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.
Prof. Lee F. Schroeder - Clinical Associate Professor, Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor.
Prof. Philbert S. Tsai - Associate Teaching Professor, Physics, UC San Diego (2020 Revelle Outstanding Teaching Award; 2022 Distinguished Teaching Award from the Academic Senate).
Dr. Benjamin Migliori - Applications Scientist, SPAWAR, San Diego.
Mr. Sean O'Connor - Research Scientist, SAIC, San Diego.
Dr. Christopher Rafie - Physician in Emergency Medicine, Regional Medical Center of San Jose.
Mr. Hiteshwar Rao - Engineer, Juul, San Francisco.
Dr. Diane Whitmer - Interim Director of Research, NeuroTexas Institute, St. David's HealthCare, Austin.
Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Scientists
Dr. Kurt Ahrens - Adjunct Professor, Arcadia University.
Prof. Yonitan Aljadeff - Assistant Professor, Neurobiology, UC San Diego.
Prof. Pablo Blinder - Associate Professor, Tel Aviv University.
Prof. Thomas Broggini - Laboratory Head, The Neurosurgery Klinik, University of Frankfurt.
Prof. Patrick J. Drew - Associate Professor, Engineering Science and Mechanics, Pennsylvania State University.
Prof. Michale S. Fee - Professor and Department Head, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, MIT (Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences).
Dr. Jeffrey J. Field - Director, Center for Imaging and Surface Science, Colorado State University.
Prof. David Golomb (with B. Shraiman) - Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev.
Dr. Eric Grannan (with H. Sompolinsky) - Financial Analyst, Credit Suisse.
Dr. Per M. Knutsen - Industrial Scientist, Norway.
Dr. Adrian Lozada - LifeCanvas Research, Boston.
Dr. Céline Matéo - Research Scientist, Janssen Laboratories, San Diego.
Prof. Lauren McElvain - Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, USC.
Dr. Lisa Mellander - Postdoctoral Fellow, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.
Dr. Lynne Merchant - Programmer/Analyst, SIO.
Dr. Arnaud Muller - Senior Research Scientist - Roche, Basil.
Dr. Quoc-Thang Nguyen - Late, Founder and CEO of NeurAccel Inc., San Diego.
Dr. Michael J. Pesavento - 3Scan, San Francisco.
Dr. James Prechtl - Owner/Operator, AeroBio, San Diego.
Dr. Charlotta Ruehlmann - Resident, University of Zurich Medical Center.
Prof. Christopher B. Schaffer - Professor, Bioengineering, Cornell University, Ithaca (American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow; Optica Fellow).
Prof. Iftach Shaked - Assistant Professor, Ariel University Medical School, Israel.
Prof. Andy Y. Shih - Associate Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle.
Mr. Raymond Stepnowski - Buckingham Township Manager (former Member of Technical Staff, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies).
Prof. Philbert S. Tsai - as above, UCSD.
Dr. Suri Venkatachalam - Drug Discovery Entrepreneur, India.
Prof. Ralf Wessel (with W. Kristan) - Professor, Physics, Washington University, Saint Louis.
Dr. Elizabeth Yoder - Industrial Scientist.
Past Visiting Faculty
Prof. Ehud Ahissar - Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israe
Prof. Euiheon Chung - Sabbatical visitor - Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju, South Korea.
Prof. Martin Deschênes - Sabbatical visitor - Université Laval, Québec City, Canada
Prof. Mathew Diamond - SISSA, Trieste, Italy.
Prof. Ford Ebner, Emeritus - Sabbatical visitor - Vanderbilt University, TN.
Prof. Bard Ermentrout - University of Pittsburgh, PA.
Prof. David Golomb - Sabbatical visitor - Ben Gurion University, Israel
Prof. Zhenpeng Qin - University of Texas, Dallas, TX
Prof. Matt Wachowiak - University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT