YANG Laboratory

Biophysics of Living Systems

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Graduate Students

  • 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

  • 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