Photo Who Research summary and notes

Year 5+


Derek Britain

BS, Bioengineering, Biochemistry, University of Washington

PI: Orion Weiner

Dissecting mechanisms of signaling pathway adaptation to acute and chronic gene perturbations


Weiyue Ji

BS, Biology, Peking University

PI: Lani Wu, Steven Altschuler

Developmental rules of neural superposition in drosophila

Andrew Kung

BA, Chemistry and Mathematics, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Williams College

PI: Joseph DeRisi

Computational techniques for studying polyclonal immune responses

Tamas Nagy

BS, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Mathematics, University of Kentucky

PI: Orion Weiner

Active control of cell volume during immune cell migration
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Zun Zar Chi Naing

BS, Biochemistry, Simmons College

PI: Nevan Krogan, Hao Li

Protein-protein interaction landscape in autism spectrum disorder

Nishith Reddy

BSE, Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley

PI: Wendell Lim

Design principles of biological timers and applications to engineered cell therapies


Jason Town

BS, BS, No Degree Earned, Physiology, Mathematics, University of Arizona

PI: Orion Weiner

Probing cytoskeletal interpretation of spatiotemporal PtdIns(3,4,5)P3 patterns in rapidly migrating cells using optogenetics

Year 3


Hersh Bhargava (he/him/his)

BA, Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley

PI: Hana El-Samad, Wendell Lim

Development and validation of computational and experimental approaches for the rational design of human immune cell derived therapeutics.

Outreach activities: 2020 NIH Graduate & Professional School Fair, SACNAS, SEP