Current position

Nick Agard, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

substrates of inflammatory caspases and cellular enzymology

Scientist, Genentech

Mary Betlach, PhD

Academic Coordinator


enjoying retirement!

Wentao Chen, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow Antibody engineering Scientist, Amgen

Chan Hee Choi

Research Assistant

Proteome-Antibody Center

Tri-Institutional MD-PhD program, NYC

Emily Crawford, PhD

Graduate Student

evolution of caspases and their substrates

Group Leader, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub

Deb Datta, PhD

Graduate Student

allosteric circuitry and natural regulators of caspase-1

Clinical Fellow, UCSF

Juan Diaz, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

split constructs

Lead Scientist, Antibody Discovery, Xencor

Allison Doak

Lab Manager


Sales, VWR

Nathanael Gabler


Proteome-Antibody Center

Journalism Graduate School, Arizona State University

Junjun Gao, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

conformationally selective antibodies

Senior Associate Director, Boehringer-Ingelheim

Dan Gray, PhD

Graduate Student

chemically-inducible proteases

Scientist, Warp Drive Bio

Jeanne Hardy, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow discovery of allosteric sites in caspases Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Zach Hill, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow target validation of small-molecule Co-Founder, Soteria Biotherapeutics
Michael Hornsby, PhD Specialist antibiome

Senior scientist/Director, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Gerald Hsu, MD, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

apoptotic biomarkers

Assistant Professor, UCSF Department of Medicine

Sean Hudson, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

ligand scanning

Professional Artist, Australia

Olivier Julien, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow


Assistant Professor, University of Alberta

JT Koerber, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

antibody engineering

Scientist, Genentech

Brian Lee, PhD


Proteome-Antibody Center

Director of Visolis, Inc.

Peter Lee, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

antibody engineering

Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Sami Mahrus, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

global profiling of proteolysis in apoptosis

Scientist, Genentech

Paul Marinec, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

antibody engineering

Senior Scientist, Reflexion Pharmaceuticals

Alex Martinko, PhD Graduate Student oncogene-induced modulation of the extracellular proteome Co-Founder, Soteria Biotherapeutics

Chris McClendon, PhD

Graduate Student

computational modeling of allostery

Postdoc, University of California, San Diego

Rong Mao, PhD

Academic Coordinator


Research Associate, Stanford University School of Medicine

Tet Matsuguchi, PhD

Robotics Specialist

Proteome-Antibody Center

Director of Lab Automation, Driver Group

Charles Morgan, PhD

Graduate Student

apoptotic nodes

Postdoctoral Fellow, Jason Chin Lab, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England

Kurt Mou, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

membrane proteome

Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica

Huy Nguyen, MD

Fellow, Hematology​/​Oncology

identification of apoptotic peptide signatures for use as diagnostic biomarkers in hematologic malignancies

Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center, Hawaii

Enrique Perez-Paya, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

caspase enzymology


Alexei Polishchuk, MD PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Sam Pollock, PhD Graduate Student NEDDylator and PhaNGS Genentech post doc

Jason Porter, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

split constructs

AAAS S&T Policy Fellow, United States Agency for International Development, Washington DC

Yingfeng Qiao, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

tethering of RAS

UCSF School of Pharmacy

Justin Rettenmaier, PhD

Graduate Student

small molecule activators of kinases

Senior Scientist, Jnana Therapeutics

Jack Sadowsky, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

allosteric modulation of protein kinases

Scientist, Genentech

Julia Seaman, PhD

Graduate Student

apoptosis and biomarkers in mice


Kazutaka Shimbo, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

apoptotic markers in cancer cells

Ajinomoto, Japan

Marja Tarr



Happy retirement!

Nathan Thomsen, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow


Scientist, Gilead

Hai Tran

Graduate Student

natural products

Scientist, Denali Therapeutics

Hikari Yoshihara, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

kinase tethering and tags for N-terminomics

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Switzerland

Amy Weeks, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow Subtiligase Engineering Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Pete Wildes, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

extracellular protease signaling

Senior Scientist, Revolution Medicines

Arun Wiita, MD PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

human apoptotic biomarkers

Assistant Professor, UCSF

Dennis Wolan, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

structure and regulation of caspases by small molecules

Associate Professor, The Scripps Research Institute, San Diego

Julie Zorn, PhD

Graduate Student

small molecule activators of procaspases

Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Lydia Zhang Specialist Antibiome Center Graduate student, UC Berkeley

Min Zhuang, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow


Assistant Professor, Shanghai Tech University