Former Ostermeier Lab Members

Visiting Scientists
Takayuki Sohka (Central R&D, Asahi Kasei, Japan)

Postdoctoral Fellows and Assistant Research Scientists
Jay H. Choi (Director, Protein Engineering and Therapeutics, Enfold Inc.)
Wonchae Choe (Assistant Professor, Kyung Hee University)
Amol Date (Senior Research Scientist, Reliance Petroleum)
Sundar Durai (Associate Professor, IIT Delhi)
Pricila Hauk (Research Associate, University of Maryland)
Jin Ryoun Kim (Associate Professor, NYU-Poly)
Abigail Laurent (Staff Scientist, Tinoro)
Kok Hong Lim (Research Associate, Conagen)
Jay Russell (Scientist, Intrexon)
Chapman Wright (Senior Scientist, Biogen Idec)

PhD Students
Gurkan Guntas, Ph.D. ChemBE 2005 (Principal Scientist, Pfizer)
Dave Paschon, Ph.D. ChemBE 2005 (Scientist, Sangamo BioSciences)
Allen Bosley, Ph.D. ChemBE 2006 (Scientist, MedImmune)
Jing Liang, Ph.D. Biophysics 2008 (CEO and Founder, Attenua, Inc.)
Glenna Meister, Ph.D. ChemBE 2009 (Research Scientist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)
Richard Heins, Ph.D. ChemBE 2009 (Consultant, The Boston Consulting Group)
Kaoru (Hida) Leong, Ph.D. BME 2009 (Scientist II, Novavax) (co-advised by Justin Hanes)
Monica Berrondo, Ph.D. ChemBE 2010 (CEO, Macromoltek LLC) (co-advised by Jeff Gray)
Manu Kanwar, Ph.D. ChemBE 2011 (Research Scientist II, Gilead Sciences)
Jennifer Tullman, Ph.D. ChemBE 2011 (Research Chemist, NIST)
Elad Firnberg, Ph.D. ChemBE 2013 (President and Founder, Revolve Biotechnologies)
Brian Chaikind, Ph.D. CBI 2014 (Scientist, Zymergen)
Clay Wright, Ph.D. ChemBE 2014 (Postdoc, University of Washington)
Barrett Steinberg, Ph.D. ChemBE 2015 (Scientist, Editas)
Nathan Nicholes, Ph.D. ChemBE 2015 (Process Development Scientist, KBI Biopharma)
Nirav Shelat, Ph. D. CBI 2016 (Senior Associate Consultant, Mars & Co)

Masters Students
Tom Mansell, M.S.E. ChemBE 2005 (Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Iowa State University)
Jason Boock, M.S.E. ChemBE 2007 (Postdoc, MIT)
Morgan Armstrong, M.S.E. ChemBE 2008 (Lieutenant, Hazardous Materials Standards Division, Coast Guard)
Alyson Nickols, M.S.E. ChemBE 2010 (Research Associate, Bristol Myers Squibb)
Chris Von Dollen, M.S.E. ChemBE 2011 (Communications Officer, U.S. Army)
Thomas Du, M.S.E. ChemBE 2016 (PhD student, University of Rochester)

Visiting Graduate Stduents
Lucas Ribeiro, visiting Ph.D. student 2012
Pamphile Beaujean, visiting MS student 2012-2013
Juan Pablo Fuenzalida Werner, visiting Ph.D. student 2013

Rotation students
Noy Bassik, Medical Scientist Training Program
Lauren Blake, Biophysics
Nadine Bucca, Biophysics
Sam Henager, Chemistry-Biology Interface
Sarah Mitchell, Biophysics
Dillon Nye, Chemistry-Biology Interface
Aaron Robinson, Program in Molecular Biophysics
Jeff Werbin, Biophysics
David Masica, Biophysics
Francine Morris, Chemistry-Biology Interface
Antonieta Salguero Rivera, Chemistry-Biology Interface
Lerna Uzasci, Chemistry-Biology Interface

Undergraduates
Sadie Alperson, ChemBE
Adam Attas, ChemBE
Alice Bridgeman, Biophysics
Sarah Brown, ChemBE
Joy Chang, ChemBE
Yuchao Chen, Biophysics
Thomas Cheng, ChemBE
Matt Dumont, ChemBE
Rebecca Fagan, Biology/REU
Toni-Marie Ferruccio, ChemBE
Jennifer Greisler, ChemBE
Baiyang Han, ChemBE
Blake Hough, ChemBE
Martin Kang, BME
Robert Kasten, ChemBE
Nathaniel Kato, ChemBE
Arjun Khakhar, BME
Nick Lord, BME
Mehreen Merchant, ChemBE
Shu Pan, ChemBE
Sidhartha Parhi, ChemBE
Ruchi Patel, ChemBE
Zarana Patel, BME
Olek Pisera, ChemBE
Pamela Riva, Biology
Tom Reichel, ChE/REU
Paul Roberts, ChemBE
Angela San, ChemBE
James Su, BME
Nimi Vora, ChemBE
Michael Weiss, ChE/REU
Yue Zhou, ChemBE

High School Students
Johari Frasier
Kerry-Margaret Lewis
Dylan Matteson
Lauren Rodriguez
Lauren Roundtree
William Smith
Jay Vora




September 2012
Nate, Jay, Marc, Abby
Sam, Clay, Brian
Barrett, Courtney, Nirav, Arjun
Elad, Sean, Jay



September 2008
Marc, Rich, Taka, Chappie
Monica, Glenna, Jen, Manu



circa 2005
Jing, Jason, Rich, Marc
Gurkan, Allen, Glenna