Alumni

Postdoctoral Associates

  • Anne Bunner

    2010-2012

    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

  • Xinhao Ye

    2012

    Pfizer

  • D. Calvin Harris

    2011-2013

    UTHSC College of Dentistry

  • Arnaz Ranji

    2011-2013

    Program Head, KIC UnivAssist India

  • Seok Hoon Hong

    2011-2015

    Department of Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Assistant Professor

  • Javin Oza

    2012-2015

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California Polytechnic State University At San Luis Obispo, Assistant Professor

  • Filippo Caschera

    2014-2015

    Nextdot

  • Yong-Chan Kwon

    2012-2017

    Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Louisiana State University, Assistant Professor

  • James Kath

    2015-2017

    Abbvie

  • Rui Gan

    2010-2017

    Broad Institute

  • Jian Li

    2013-2017

    School of Physical Science and Technology, Shanghai Tech University, Assistant Professor

  • Markus Jeschek

    2019

    ETH Zurich, Group Leader

  • Michael Hammerling

    2016-2021

    Pandemic Response Labs

  • Joon Lee

    2016-2021

    POSTECH, Korea, Assistant Professor

Graduate Students

  • Adam Silverman

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    9/1/2016-4/1/2021

    Sherlock Biosciences

  • Jasmine Hershewe

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    9/1/2016-12/1/2020

    Codex DNA

    Thesis title: “Improving and engineering cell-free systems for glycoprotein production”
  • Weston Kightlinger

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    1/1/2015-6/30/2020

    Swiftscale Biologics

    Thesis title: “Cell-free platforms for characterization and engineering of protein glycosylation systems”
  • Anne d’Aquino

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    6/1/2014-12/1/2019

    Postdoctoral Fellow with Elizabeth Sattely at Stanford University

    Thesis title: “Studying and Engineering the E. coli 70S Ribosome in vivo and in vitro for the Synthesis of Abiological Polymers”
  • Jessica Stark

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    1/1/2014-9/30/2019

    Postdoctoral Fellow with Carolyn Bertozzi at Stanford University

    Thesis title: “Cell-free Technologies for On-demand Glycoprotein Biomanufacturing and Hands-on Biology Education”
  • Benjamin Des Soye

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    5/1/2013-12/31/2018

    Postdoctoral Fellow with Neil Kelleher in the Proteomics Center of Excellence

    Thesis title: “Cell-free Platforms for Synthesis of Non-standard Polypeptides in vitro.”
  • Quentin Dudley

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    1/1/2013-9/31/2017

    Postdoctoral Associate with Sarah O’Connor and Nicola Patron at the John Innis Center and the Earlham Institute

    Thesis title: “Cell-free biosynthesis of isoprenoids using Escherichia coli crude lysates.”
  • Rey Martin

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    1/1/2013-8/31/2017

    DuPont

    Thesis title: “Establishing Novel Cell-free Platforms for the Synthesis of Protein-based Biologics.”
  • Erik Carlson

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    1/1/2011-7/31/2017

    Postdoctoral Associate with Beth Sattely, Stanford University

    Thesis title: “A platform for ribosome engineering in living Escherichia coli.”
  • Adam Hockenberry

    Interdisciplinary Biological Sciences

    Jointly advised with Luis Amaral

    6/1/2011-6/1/2017

    Postdoctoral Associate with Claus Wilke, The University of Texas at Austin

    Thesis title: “Sequence determinants of translation efficiency.”
  • Jessica Perez

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    1/1/2012-12/31/2016

    Associate Director of Education and Inclusivity with the Center for Power Optimization of Electro-Thermal Systems Research (POETS)

    Thesis title: ““Improving co-translational incorporation of non-standard amino acids into recombinant proteins using genomically recoded Escherichia coli.”
  • Jennifer Kay

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    1/1/2012-8/31/2016

    Gingko Bioworks

    Thesis title: “Establishment of a System for Small Molecule Synthesis by Crude Lysates of Escherichia Coli”
  • Jennifer Schoborg

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    1/1/2012-8/31/2016

    Pfizer

    Thesis title: “Development and Application of Cell-Free Protein Synthesis Platforms for Biotherapeutic Proteins”
  • Yi Liu

    Medical Scientist Training Program

    9/1/2012-12/31/2015

    Feinberg School of Medicine

    Thesis title: “In vitro synthesis and evolution of Escherichia coli ribosomes.”
  • Brian Fritz

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    1/1/2010-12/31/2014

    Moderna Therapeutics

    Thesis title: “In vitro synthesis and evolution of Escherichia coli ribosomes.”
  • Charles ‘Eric’ Hodgman

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    1/1/2010-3/31/2014

    Bristol Myers Squibb

    Thesis title: “Establishing a yeast cell-free protein synthesis platform.”

Master’s Students

  • Andrea Engel

    M.Sc. 2010

    LanzaTech

  • Eric Tseng

    M.Sc. 2010

    Abbott

  • Richard Bellin

    M.Sc. 2011

    Abbvie

  • Eric Van Groll

    M.Sc. 2011

    Ohmx

  • Mark Anderson

    M.Sc. 2012, Research Technician 2012-2014

    Abbott

  • Alaksh Choudhury

    M.Sc. 2014

    University of Colorado, PhD student

  • Oliver Weisser

    M.Sc. 2014

    Harvard Business School, MBA student

  • Jasmine Hershwe

    M.Sc. 2015

    Jewett Lab

  • He “Justin” Wang

    M.Sc. 2016

    GreenLight Biosciences

  • Dubby Wiseman

    M.Sc. 2017

    Genentech

  • William Grubbe

    M.Sc. 2018

    University of Chicago, IME, PhD student

  • Luca Schulz

    M.Sc.

    ETH Zürich

  • Danielle Yoesep

    M.Sc. 2018

    Swiftscale Biologics

  • Hunter Brown

    M.Sc. 2021

    Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC), NCSU

Undergraduate Students

  • Diana Lorenzini

    2010

    Accenture

  • Ethan Altman

    2010

    A.T. Kearney

  • Kirsten Swonger

    2010-2012

    VA Hospital in New York, NY, Tulane Chemical Engineering, Master’s student

  • Christina Burghard

    2011-2013

    NIH, Post-baccalaureate researcher; PhD candidate, UCLA Bioinformatics

  • Emily Masters

    2011-2013, Murphy Scholar

    Dow Chemical

  • Joey Knox

    2011

  • Elizabeth Trumbull

    2011-2012

  • Brett Owens

    2013

  • Kyle Kim

    2012-2013

  • Vinithra Rajagopalan

    2012-2013

    Works with

  • Charlotte Mary ter Haar

    2013-2014

    Honors Thesis: “Exploring the orthogonality of the C. elegans mitochondrial translation system”

    Whitaker Fellow, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland; Medical School, University of California, Irvine

  • Osman Jamil

    2013-2014

    Stanford Chemical Engineering, PhD student

  • Mary Grace Weiss

    2013

  • Ashleigh Stoddart

    2013

  • Zachary Lochmueller

    2014-2015

  • Matthew Amrofell

    2013-2015

    Washington University, Energy, Environmental, and Chemical Engineering, PhD student

  • Emm Fulk

    2013-2015

    Rice Systems, Synthetic and Physical Biology Program, PhD student

  • Ellen Zhuang

    2015, Murphy Scholar

  • Natalia Majewska

    2014-2016

    John Hopkins University, Chemical Engineering, PhD student

  • KC Anderson

    2014-2016

    Gingko Bioworks

  • Cindy Chen

    2015-2016

    Regeneron

  • Madisen Rosztoczy

    2014-2016, Murphy Scholar

  • Jake Heggestad

    2015-2017

    Honors Thesis

    Duke University, Biomedical Engineering, PhD student

  • Conor Nash

    2016-2017

  • William Grubbe

    2015-2017

    Northwestern University, Master’s Student

  • Tasfia Azim

    2016-2018

    Rice University, Chemical Engineering, PhD student

  • Samantha Crowe

    2015-2018

    University of California-Berkeley, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, PhD student

  • Sam Davidson

    2015-2018

    California Institute of Technology, Bioengineering, PhD student

  • Rachel Dubner

    2016-2018

    New York University School of Medicine, MD student

  • Karen Hsu

    2015-2018

    Honors Thesis

    DMC Robotics

  • Emily Roney

    2016-2018

    Abbvie

  • Holly Ekas

    Summer 2018

  • Shaelyn Iver

    2019

    NU Bioscientist program

  • Kim Phan Ngoc Hoang

    2018-2019

    Ohio State University, PhD Student

  • Alex Wooldredge

    Summer 2019

  • Ashvita Ramesh

    2017-2020

    Murphy Scholar

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, MD student

  • Katherine Duncker

    2017-2020

    Murphy Scholar

    Duke University, PhD student

  • Alysse DeFoe

    2018-2020

  • Erik Bidstrup

    2017-2020

    Cornell University, PhD student in Chemical Engineering