YANG Laboratory

Biophysics of Living Systems

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Graduate Students

  • Zhengda Li, Bioinformatics PhD student, January 2014-May 2019 (Thesis: "Molecular Circuits of Biological Oscillators"); Next position: Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. James Ferrell at Stanford University, CA

  • Ye Guan, Chemistry PhD student, January 2014-December 2017 (Thesis: "A Robust and Tunable Mitotic Oscillator in Artificial Cells"); Next position: Ann Arbor Pharmacometrics Group; Current position: Clinical Pharmacokineticist at MedImmune, CA


  • Rotation Graduate Students

  • Ali Farhat, Bioinformatics Rotation Student, Spring 2019

    Zijun Gao, Bioinformatics Rotation Student, Fall 2018

    Ziyuan Chen, Biophysics Rotation Student, Fall 2018

    Nigel Michki, Biophysics Rotation Student, Fall 2016

    Quinton Skilling, Biophysics Rotation Student, Winter 2015

    Shriya Sethuraman, Bioinformatics Rotation Student, Fall 2014


  • Undergraduate Students

  • Suzie Kim, LSA Honors Program in Biochemistry, Janurary 2016-April 2019 (Honor thesis: "The Development of a Zebrafish Cell-Free Extract for Cell Cycle Studies"); Alumni Outstanding Award, Honors Summer Fellowship

    Minjun Jin, LSA Honors Program in Chemistry, June 2016-April 2018 (Honors thesis: "The Reconstitution of Mitotic Oscillators in Artificial Cells Prepared from Xenopus Laevis Egg Extract"); Seyhan N. Ege-WISE Award; Next position: PhD student in Biophysics at the University of Michigan

    Abigail Guilliat, UROP 2017, October 2017-April 2018

    Navya Arigapudi, UROP 2017, October 2017-April 2018

    Patrick Michael Barnes, Physics, Janurary 2017-August 2018; Next position: PhD student in Physics at the University of Michigan

    Aditi Jagadish, UROP 2016, September 2016-December 2018

    Mark D Antosz, UROP 2016, September 2016-December 2017

    Caleb Kaczmarek, UROP 2015

    Alexander Hadd, UROP 2015, LSA Honors Program, September 2015-Apr 2017

    Sruthi Sathyakumar, UROP 2014, Pre-Med, September 2014-December 2016; Next position: Diplomat Fellow 2016 at Hurley Medical Center

    Sagar Patel, Undergraduate Student, UROP 2014, Pre-Med, September 2014-April 2016; Next position: Medical school at Saint Louis University

    John Kim, Biophysics, September 2014-December 2015

    Anna Beck, UROP 2014, September 2014-April 2015


  • REU and Summer Visiting Students

  • Lynn Kao, MHSURA Fellow 2018

    Neha Bidthanapally, Summer 2018, The Wang Chu Chien-Wen Summer Research Fund Awards, Project: "Mitotic cycle study of Xenopus laevis embryonic cells"; MHSURA Fellow 2017

    Wendi Wang, MHSURA Fellow 2017

    Jin Qian, Summer 2016; Next position: PhD student at Cornell University

    Chenghang Zhang, Summer 2016; Next position: PhD student at the University of Maryland

    Leah Shapiro, REU 2015, June 2015-August 2015

    Jack Martin, Interdisciplinary REU Program 2015, NSF future faculty fellow, June 2015-August 2015

    Yushan Yang, Summer 2015; Next position: PhD student at Ohio State University

    Shiyuan Wang, Summer 2015; Next position: PhD student in Biophysics at the University of Michigan

    Joshua Skootsky, REU 2014, June 2014-August 2014

    Madeleine Lu, REU 2014, June 2014-August 2014; Next position: PhD student at the University of Houston, Houston TX