Academic

Jason Silver
MD-PhD Student
2015-2021
MD Student
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Marissa Wechsler
Postdoctoral Researcher
2019-2020
Assistant Professor
Biomedical and Chemical Engineering
University of Texas, San Antonio

Anouk Killaars
PhD Student
2016-2020
Postdoctoral Researcher
Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering Laboratory
University of California Berkeley
biomaterials.berkeley.edu

Tova (Christensen) Ceccato
PhD Student
2015-2020
Postdoctoral Researcher
Pediatric Cardiovascular Research Labs
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Shengchang Tang
Postdoctoral Researcher
2017-2018

Adrianne Rosales
Postdoctoral Researcher
2013-2017
Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering
University of Texas Austin
www.arosalesgroup.com

Steven Santana
Postdoctoral Researcher
2014-2016
Assistant Professor
Engineering
Harvey Mudd College
https://www.hmc.edu/engineering/faculty-staff/

Balaji Sridhar
MD-PhD Student
2011-2015
CEO, Nanoly Bioscience
Resident, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Michael Quinn Fleming
MS Student
2012-2014
MD Student
UT Health San Antonio

Melissa Pope
Postdoctoral Researcher
2011-2014

Huan (Sharon) Wang
PhD Student 
2006-2012
Postdoctoral Researcher 
2013-2014
Assistant Professor, Institute of Systems Medicine
Peking University Health Science Center

Jennifer Leight
Postdoctoral Researcher
2011-2014
Assistant Professor
Ohio State University
Biomedical Engineering 
leightlab.engineering.osu.edu

Daniel Alge
Postdoctoral Researcher
2010-2014
Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Texas A&M University
sites.google.com/tamu.edu/bioinstructivematerialslab

Kelly Schultz
Postdoctoral Researcher
2011-2013
Associate Professor
Engineering and Applied Science
Lehigh University
schultzlab.io

Chelsea Magin
Postdoctoral Researcher
2011-2013
Assistant Professor
Departments of Medicine and Bioengineering
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
www.maginlab.com

Mark Tibbitt
PhD Student
2009-2013
Professor, Mechanical and Process Engineering
Director, Macromolecular Engineering Lab
ETH Zurich
macro.ethz.ch

Cole DeForest
PhD Student
2007-2011
Weyerhaeuser Endowed Professor
Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
University of Washington
www.coledeforest.com

Patrick Hume
MD-PhD Student
2007-2011
Instructor of Medicine
Physician
National Jewish Health
www.humelab.org

April M. Kloxin
PhD Student
2005-2009
Postdoctoral Researcher
2009-2011
Associate Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
University of Delaware
sites.udel.edu/akloxingroup/

Chien-Chi Lin
Postdoctoral Researcher
2007–2010
​Thomas J. Linnemeier Guidant Foundation Endowed Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
www.chienchilin.org

Michael Schwartz
Postdoctoral Researcher
2006-2010
Managing Director
The NSF Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
susnano.wisc.edu/our-team-members/mike-schwartz/

Benjamin Fairbanks
PhD Student
2004-2009
Postdoctoral Researcher
2009-2010
Research Faculty
University of Colorado Boulder

Brian Polizzotti
Postdoctoral Researcher
2007-2008
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
www.dfhcc.harvard.edu/insider/member-detail/member/brian-polizzotti-phd/

Chelsea Salinas
PhD Student
2003-2007
Postdoctoral Researcher
2008
Teaching Associate Professor
Engineering, Design, & Society
Colorado School of Mines
eds.mines.edu/project/chelsea-salinas/

Danielle Benoit
PhD Student
2003-2006
Postdoctoral Researcher
2007
James P. Wilmot Distinguished Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Director, Materials Science Program
University of Rochester
www.urmc.rochester.edu/labs/benoit.aspx

Jay Blanchette
Postdoctoral Researcher
2004-2007
Instructor
Biomedical Engineering
University of South Carolina
sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/engineering_and_computing/faculty-staff/blanchette.php

Andrea Kasko
Postdoctoral Researcher
2004-2006
Professor
Bioengineering
UCLA Samueli School of Engineering
www.kaskolab.com

Elizabeth H. Dirk
Postdoctoral Researcher
2004-2006
Associate Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of New Mexico
cbe.unm.edu/faculty-staff/faculty-profiles/elizabeth-dirk.html

Darshita (Dipa) Shah
PhD Student
2002-2006
Senior Associate Director for Teaching and Learning
MIT Teaching + Learning Lab
tll.mit.edu/profiles/dipa-shah/

Robert P. Sebra
PhD Student
2002-2005
Associate Professor
Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
www.mountsinai.org/profiles/robert-sebra

Melissa Mahoney
Postdoctoral Researcher
2002-2004
Senior Instructor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Colorado Boulder
www.colorado.edu/chbe/melissa-j-mahoney

Kristyn S. Masters
Postdoctoral Researcher
2001-2003
Professor
Biomedical Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison
kmasters4.wixsite.com/masters-lab

Charles R. Nuttelman
PhD Student
2000-2005
Senior Instructor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Colorado Boulder
www.colorado.edu/chbe/charlie-nuttelman

Jason A. Burdick
PhD Student
1999-2002
Robert D. Bent Professor
Bioengineering
University of Pennsylvania
www.seas.upenn.edu/~burdick2

Penny Martens
PhD Student
1997-2002
Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering
University of New South Wales
research.unsw.edu.au/people/associate-professor-penny-martens

Stephanie Bryant
PhD Student
1998-2002
Professor, Chemical Engineering
Associate Director, Materials Science & Engineering Program
University of Colorado Boulder
www.colorado.edu/bryantgroup/

Jennifer S. Young
PhD Student
1996-1998
Group Leader
Los Alamos National Laboratory
www.lanl.gov

Industry

Cierra Walker
PhD Student
2016-2021
RUO Assay Development Scientist I
Invitae
www.invitae.com

Benjamin Richardson
PhD Student
2016-2020
Research Scientist
Memphis Meats
www.memphismeats.com

Andrea Gonzalez Rodriguez
PhD Student
2014-2020
IHC Scientist 1
HistoTox Labs
www.histotoxlabs.com

Alex Caldwell
PhD Student
2015-2020
Scientist
CBR International
www.cbrintl.com

Joe Grim
Postdoctoral Researcher
2014-2020
Scientist
Mosaic Biosciences
www.mosaicbio.com

Hao Ma
PhD Student
2015-2020
Associate Scientist
Genentech
www.gene.com

Kelly (Trowbridge) Shekiro
PhD Student
2010-2020

Ian Marozas
PhD Student
2013-2019
Research Scientist
Promega Corporation
www.promega.com

Tobin Brown
PhD Student
2013-2018
Scientist
Mosaic Biosciences
www.mosaicbio.com

Eduard Castano
MS Student
2015-2016

Katie Lewis
PhD Student
2010-2015

Kelly Mabry
PhD Student
2010-2015
Director of Research and Development
Tangible Science LLC
www.tangiblescience.com/about-us/

William Wan
Postdoctoral Researcher
2012-2015
Lead Software Engineer
athenahealth
www.linkedin.com/in/williamwan/

Kyle Kyburz
PhD Student
2009-2015
Associate Wealth Advisor
www.wealthwithapurpose.com/team/kyle-kyburz

Chun Yang
PhD Student
2009-2015
Senior Data Scientist
Freenome
www.freenome.com

Emi Tokuda
PhD Student
2009-2014
Scientist II
Lyell Immunopharma
www.lyell.com

Malar Azagarsamy
Postdoctoral Researcher
2010-2015
Scientist
E Ink Corporation
www.linkedin.com/in/malar-azagarsamy-849b6421/

Samir Singh
PhD Student
2010-2014
Senior Engineer, Materials and Processes
Ball Aerospace
www.ball.com/aerospace

Daniel McKinnon
PhD Student
2010-2014
Applied AI Research Product Manager
Facebook
www.ddmckinnon.com

Jiaju Shen
MS Student
2012-2013
Software Development Engineer
Amazon
www.linkedin.com/in/jiajushen/

Sarah Gould
PhD Student
2008-2013
Associate Director
Manufacturing Science and Technology
Umoja
www.umoja-biopharma.com

Navakanth Gandavarapu
PhD Student
2008-2013
Staff Software Engineer
ServiceNow
www.linkedin.com/in/navakanth-gandavarapu-87944ba/

Abby Bernard
PhD Student
2007-2013
Senior Materials Research Engineer
Michelin Tires
www.linkedin.com/pub/abigail-bernard/28/164/50a 

Alexei Kazantsev
Postdoctoral Researcher
2011-2012
Principal Scientist
Mosaic Biosciences
www.mosaicbio.com

Mirza Peljto
Postdoctoral Researcher
2011-2012
Regional Associate Director, Immunology/Dermatology
Bristol Myers Squibb
www.linkedin.com/in/mirza-peljto-4607344b/

Josh McCall
PhD Student
2007-2012
Principal Engineer
Pfizer Gene Therapy
www.linkedin.com/in/joshmccall

Sarah Bael Anderson
Postdoctoral Researcher
2008-2011
Associate Director of Product Portfolio Management
Somalogic
www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-bael-anderson-phd-69926a13/

Peter Mariner
Postdoctoral Researcher
2006-2011
Chief Scientific Officer
Snoasis Medical, LLC
www.snoasismedical.com

Alex Aimetti
PhD Student
2005-2010
Vice President, Scientific Affairs
Marinus Pharma
marinuspharma.com/about-marinus/management/

Julie Benton
PhD Student
2006-2009
Senior R&D Engineering Manager
Medtronic
www.medtronic.com/us-en/index.html

Celia Xue
MS Student
2006-2008
Senior Director, Supply Chain Digitization Excellence
Bristol Myers Squibb
www.linkedin.com/in/celia-xue-72710ba/

Jennifer Recknor
Postdoctoral Researcher
2006-2008
New Product Development Strategist
W. L. Gore & Associates
www.gore.com

Charles Cheung
Postdoctoral Researcher
2004-2008
Senior Scientist
AbbVie
www.linkedin.com/in/charles-cheung-5541624/

McKinley C. Lawson
MD-PhD Student
2004-2008
Physician
Advanced Medical Imaging Consultants
www.amicrad.com

Helen Simms
PhD Student
2003-2008
Project Manager
Agilent Technologies
www.agilent.com

Sirish Reddy
Postdoctoral Researcher
2005-2006
Senior Director of Engineering
Lam Research
www.lamresearch.com

Melinda (Cushing) Riter
MD-PhD Student
2003-2006
Physician
North Idaho Dermatology
www.niderm.com/about/meet-our-providers/melinda-c-riter

Laney Weber
PhD Student
2003-2006
www.linkedin.com/in/laney-weber-phd-els-9a565b8/

Mark Rice
PhD Student
2002-2006
Senior Manager, Process and Packaging Development
Indivior
www.indivior.com

Drew Watkins
PhD Student
2001-2006
Formulation Development Manager
Indivior
www.indivior.com

Michelle Staben Wobker
PhD Student
1999-2005
Director, CMC Program Management
Precision BioSciences, Inc.
www.precisionbiosciences.com

J. Brian Hutchinson
PhD Student
1999-2003
Postdoctoral Researcher
2003-2004
Senior Vice President, Product Development and Operations
Honeycomb Biotechnologies
honeycomb.bio

Deborah J. Quick
PhD Student
1999-2003
Senior Consultant
RMC Pharmaceutical Solutions
www.rmcpharma.com

Andrew T. Metters
PhD Student
1998-2000
Leader, Technology Center of Excellence
BD Medical
www.bd.com

Amy K. Poshusta
PhD Student
1996-2000
Regulatory Advisor, Scientific Advisory Board
Olatec
www.olatec.com

Sanxiu Lu
PhD Student
1996-1999
Instructor
Ming Zhou Hua Xia Chinese School