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Current Lab Members

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Matt Francis

Principal Investigator

mfrancis (at) berkeley.edu

(he/him)

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Preeta Pratakshya

Postdoctoral Researcher

preeta.p (at) berkeley.edu

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California, Irvine

(she/her)

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Paul Huang

Graduate Student

paulhuang (at) berkeley.edu

B.A. Chemistry, Cornell

B.A. Biology, Cornell

(he/him)

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Deborah Zhuang

Graduate Student

deborahzhuang (at) berkeley.edu

B.S.A. Chemistry, UT Austin

B.S. Math, UT Austin

(she/her)

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Hannah Martin

Graduate Student

hannah_martin (at) berkeley.edu

B.S. Biochemistry/Chemistry, University of California, San Diego

(she/her)

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Valerie Jin

Graduate Student

jiajin0307 (at) berkeley.edu

B.A. Chemistry, Bryn Mawr

B.A. Math, Bryn Mawr

(she/her)

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Paloma Whitworth

Graduate Student

paloma_whitworth (at) berkeley.edu

B.S. Biochemistry, Gonzaga 

(she/her)

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Annika Velez

Graduate Student

annika_velez (at) berkeley.edu

B.A. Chemistry, Wesleyan University

(she/her)

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Tatiana Jimenez

Graduate Student

tatiana_jimenez (at) berkeley.edu

B.A. Chemistry, Carleton College

B.A. Studio Arts, Carleton College

(she/her)

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Risha Koparde

Undergraduate Student

Chemical Biology

(she/her)

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Jenn Tjung

C-GEM Scholar

Biochemistry and Psychology, University of New Mexico

(she/her)

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Kylee Gao

Lab Manager

kyleegao (at) berkeley.edu

B.S. Chemical Biology, University of California, Berkeley

(she/her)

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Nicholas Dolan

Postdoctoral Researcher

nsdolan (at) berkeley.edu

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley

(he/him)

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Derek Manuel García-Almedina

Graduate Student

derek.garcia (at) berkeley.edu

B.S. Chemistry, UPR at Rio Piedras

(he/him)

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Avery Tytla

Graduate Student

avery_tytla (at) berkeley.edu

B.A. Biochemistry, Vassar College

(she/her)

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Kate Dolph

Graduate Student

kdolph (at) berkeley.edu

B.A. Biochemistry, Wellesley

(she/her)

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Erin McCann

Graduate Student

ecmccann (at) berkeley.edu

B.S. Biochemistry, UW-Madison

(she/her)

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Jack Feldner

Graduate Student

jfeldner (at) berkeley.edu

B.S. Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

(he/him)

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Alexander Parmele

Graduate Student

alexander_parmele (at) berkeley.edu

B.S. Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego

(he/him)

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Ian Leifer

Undergraduate Student

Chemical Biology

(he/him)

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Ralph Mariano

Undergraduate Student

Chemical Biology

(he/him)

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