Team Members

Principal Investigator

Chang C. Liu (Bio, Contact)

Administrative Assistant

Margaret Mulcare (Contact)

Postdoctoral Fellows and PhD Students


Dr. Theresa Loveless (Ph.D. in Cell Biology, UCSF; B.S. in Biological Sciences and B.A. in Philosophy, Stanford)


Arjun Ravikumar (NSF Fellow, B.S. in Bioengineering, Caltech)


Alex Javanpour (B.S. in Bioengineering, UC Berkeley)


Garri Arzumanyan (B.S. in Bioengineering, UCSD)


Ziwei Zhong (MD/PhD student, B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Purdue)


Ryan Rezvani (B.S. in Bioengineering, UC Berkeley)


Gordon Rix (B.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Rhode Island)


Courtney Carlson (B.S. in Chemical Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology)



Eamon Jahani (Chemical Engineering, UC Irvine 2018)


Guohao Liang (Biomedical Engineering, UC Irvine 2020)



Joseph Grotts (Jr. Specialist; B.S. in Biochemistry, Pitzer College)

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Mason Schechter (Jr. Specialist; B.S. in Chemistry and Biology and Math, University of Miami)


Sean Paul (Lab Assistant; Biological Sciences, UC Irvine 2020)

Other Members

Elliot Warner

Elliot Warner (Visiting Undergraduate Researcher; Claremont McKenna 2018)

Alumni and Former Visitors

Mohamad Abedi (Jr. Specialist, 2014) – current PhD student at Caltech

Adrian Arrietta (Jr. Specialist, 2013) – current PhD student at SDSU

Anna Dumitriu (Artist-in-residence, 2015-2016)

Jimmy Duong (Undergraduate Researcher, 2014-2016)

Kelsey Fung (Jr. Specialist, 2016) – current co-founder and CEO of Au Solutions

Keoni Gandall (High School Student Intern, 2014-2017) – current Research Fellow at Stanford

Justin Hitomi (Undergraduate Researcher, 2013-2015) – current EMT

Crystal Huong (Undergraduate Staff, 2013) – current undergrad at UCI

Rishi Jajoo (Postdoc, 2015-2017) – current Scientist at Octant

Kendall Kearns (Undergraduate Researcher, 2013-2014) – current undergrad at UCI

Xiang Li (PhD student, 2013-2018) – current Scientist at Encodia

Tate Lone (Jr. Specialist, 2017-2018)

Muaeen Obadi (Jr. Specialist, 2015-2017) – current Sales Engineer at Tecan

Pratik Shah (Postdoc, 2015-2017) – current Research Professor at Yonsei University

Kyle Su (Undergraduate Researcher, 2015-2016) – current MS student at UPenn

Cyndi Wang (Undergraduate Staff, 2014-2017)

Ming Wang (Undergraduate Staff, 2013-2015) – current Engineer at Northrop Grumman