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Principal investigator

Jim Wells, PhD
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1-415-514-4498
Interests: guitar, tennis, skiing, biking, hiking

Wells

Administrative staff

Ninwe Maraha, PhD
Lab Manager
PhD from Karolinska Institute
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1-415-502-6464
Interests: reading, music, long walks

Maraha

Kazuko Olson
Administrative Officer
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1-415-514-4757
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Interests: Dodgers baseball, skiing, camping, gardening, cats

Olson

Postdoctoral fellows

James Byrnes, PhD
PhD from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Project: hypoxia in cancer
Interests: hiking, fishing, home brewing, meteorology
Corleone Delaveris, PhD
PhD from Stanford University
BS from Boston College
Project: targeting post-translational modifications on cancer cells
Interests: running, rock climbing, cooking, baking, eating the aforementioned baked goods
Josef Gramespacher, PhD
PhD in Molecular Biology from Princeton University
BS in Microbiology from University of California Santa Barbara
[email protected]
Project: Developing novel antibody based tools for protein degradation
Interests: Skiing, Kiteboarding, Backpacking
Gramespacher
Brandon Holmes, MD/PhD
MD/PhD from Washington University in Saint Louis
Project: Cell Surface Proteins in Neuroinflammation
Interests: drumming, live music, skateboarding, hiking, eating tacos

Kaitlin (Katie) Schaefer, PhD
PhD from Harvard Chemistry & Chemical Biology
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Project: Cell surface proteomics
Interest: Hiking and cooking

Schaefer

Zi Yao, PhD

PhD from University of California, Irvine
Project: Immunopeptidomics
Interest: Soccer, eating, spending time with friends

Jie Zhou, PhD
PhD from Brandeis University; BS from Nanjing University
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Project: antibody engineering
Interests: cooking, drawing, traveling

Jie Zhou

Xin Zhou, PhD
PhD from Stanford University
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Project: Engineering “Glue” Domains for Cryo-EM Application
Interests: drawing, music, travel

Xin Zhou

Graduate students

Cole Bracken
BS/MA from UC Santa Barbara
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Protein: Antibody engineering to PTMs
Interests: rock climbing, running, eating
Paul Burroughs 
B.S. Chemical Biology, University of California, Berkeley
Project - Explore previously hidden cell surface protein interactomes in immunology using DET labeling
Interests - Oncology, immunology, translational medicine, startups, history, weightlifting, cycling, health & fitness
Adam Cotton, MBA
MBA from University of New Mexico; BA from Harvard University
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Project: Novel approaches to targeted degradation
Interests: Rock climbing, running, cooking

Susanna Elledge
BS from UC Berkeley
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Project: DNA barcoded antibodies
Interests: photography, taiko drumming, road tripping

Elledge

Lisa Kirkemo
BS from Oregon State University
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Project: tumors in hypoxia
Interests: cooking, hiking amongst the trees

Kirkemo
Sophie Kong 
BS from Bucknell University
Project: Engineering PTMs onto tumor cell surfaces
Interests: Volleyball, guitar, cats

Irene Lui
BS from Colorado State University
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Project: phage encoded antibodies for cell surface profiling
Interests: origami, swimming

Lui
Katarina Pance
BA from University of Pennsylvania
Project: Developing novel antibody small molecule conjugates
Interests: Rock climbing, photography, baking (and eating) cookies
Pance

Paige Solomon

BS in Chemistry, Stanford University
Project: Epigenetic remodeling in oncogenic stress
Interests: Bikram yoga, avocados, puns, Blink-182
Solomon

Nicholas Rettko
BS from University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Project: senescence
Interests: running, traveling, listening to Bastille on repeat

Rettko

Antibiome Center

Kevin Leung, PhD

Associate Director of Antibiome Center
PhD and BMSc from University of Western Ontario
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Interests: hiking, cycling

Leung

Ian Eigl
Specialist
BS in Chemical Engineering from UC Berkeley
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Interests: travel, scuba, art, music

Eigl
Chau-Quynh, Le 
Jr. Specialist 
BA in Biochemistry, Lawrence University
Interests: baking, embroidery, running, hiking
Connie Merron
Informatics Specialist
Interest - Turning information into understanding
Soumya G Remesh, PhD
Specialist 
PhD from Virginia Commonwealth University​
Interest ​- Hiking, Music, Traveling
Soumya
Yun Zhang 
SRA
Interests: Gardening, hiking

Lab technicians

Maria Diaz
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Interests: volunteering, knitting, cooking

Diaz

Ula Soegianto
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Soegianto

Image credit: Wells: Elisabeth Fall