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                                               Principal Investigator                                            
Miri VanHoven, PhD

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miri.vanhoven@sjsu.edu
                                     Research Associates / Lab Managers                            
Yunus Koroglu


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koroglu.yunus1@gmail.com
Jordan Mitchell


Not pictured
jamitchell44@gmail.com
Jacqueline Pyle

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2013 NIH RISE Program
2013 NSF LSAMP Program
jacqueline_pyle@yahoo.com

Raakhee Shankar, MBT


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sraakhee13@gmail.com

Aruna Varshney, MS

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arunalok@gmail.com
                                                Master's Students                                                 
Vanessa Jimenez


front row, 3rd from right
2013 NIH MARC Program
2012 NSF LSAMP Program
vanessa.jimenez05@yahoo.com

Joy Li


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Master's of Science Student
joyzli@gmail.com

Katie Watters


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Master's of Science Student
katiewatters@gmail.com

                                         Undergraduate Researchers                                       
Doris Coto


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doriscoto07@gmail.com

Huy Alex Duong


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alexduong2004@yahoo.com
Thuylinh Duong


front row, 3rd from left
thuylinh_duong94@yahoo.com

Madina Jahed


not pictured
madina932000@yahoo.com

Alan Tran


 middle row, far right
alan.tran04@sjsu.edu

Khristina Magallanes


middle row, 2nd from right
khristinamag@gmail.com

Bryan Tsujimoto


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btsujimoto@comcast.net

                                                         Alumni                                                        
Venia Agenor
McGill University


2011, 2012 Summer Undergraduate Researcher 
Currently: Pharmacy Student

Kristine Andersen


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Research Associate
2012 NSF REU RUMBA Program

Benjamin Barsi-Rhyne
U.C. San Francisco Graduate School 


Research Associate 
2010 HHMI SCRIBE Fellow 
Currently: U.C. San Francisco Graduate School 
TETRAD PhD Program 

Kelli Benedetti, MS
U.C. San Francisco Graduate School


M.S. Student Fall 2010  
2009 NIH MARC Program 
Currently: U.C. San Francisco Graduate School 
TETRAD PhD Program

Nathan Cook
Yale School of Medicine


2010 Summer Postbaccalaureate Researcher  
Currently: Postgraduate Research Associate 
Yale School of Medicine

Sushmitha Divakar


2012 Summer Undergraduate research
Currently: Medical Student at Vanderbilt 
University School of Medicine
sushmitha_divakar@yahoo.com
Akshi Goyal, MS
San José State University


M.S. Student 2011  
Currently: Lab Manager 
French Lab San José State University 

Asia Guevara
Fusion Academy


Volunteer
Currently: Head of Science Department
Fusion Academy

Emma Holdrich
Harvard Graduate School


2010 NSF REU RUMBA Program
Undergraduate Researcher
Currently: Harvard University
Program in Biostatistics

Tamaraleah Jackson


2012 NSF REU RUMBA Program
Undergraduate Researcher

Jessica Jarecki, PhD
Signosis Inc.


Postdoctoral Researcher 
Currently: Associate Scientist 
Signosis Inc. 

Sabrina Kahn


Fall 2009 M.A. Student

Zanett Kieu


2015-2018 Master Student
Currently: Research Associate
at UNITY Biotechnology
nett.kieu@gmail.com
Phillip Knezevich
New Relic


 Research Assistant 
2008 HHMI SCRIBE Fellow 
Currently: Account Executive 
New Relic 

Alex Lincoln
Pomona College


2011 NSF RUMBA Program 
Currently: Undergraduate 
Pomona College 

Bethel Mieso
San José State University


 Undergraduate Researcher 
Currently: Undergraduate 
San José State University 

Kristine Miller
U.C. Davis School of Medicine


Undergraduate Researcher 
Currently: Medical Student 
U.C. Davis School of Medicine 

Natalyn Mock
Concordia University


2009 Summer Undergraduate Researcher 
Currently: Nursing Student 
Concordia University 

Shanté O'Hanlon


Undergraduate Researcher 
2009 NIH RISE Program 

Anabel Ortiz
University of Washington School of Medicine


Lab Manager 
2010 NSF RUMBA Program 
Currently: Medical Student 
University of Washington School of Medicine 

Joori Park, MS
Yale Graduate School


Research Associate 
Currently: Yale Graduate School 
PhD Program in Biological and Biomedical Sciences 

Minh Pham
USC School of Pharmacy


Undergraduate Researcher 
Currently: Pharmacy Student 
USC School of Pharmacy 

Pooja Prasad
University of Rochester School of Medicine


 
Undergraduate Researcher 
2009 NSF REU RUMBA Program
Currently: Medical Student 
University of Rochester  

Mekala Raman
Mayo Graduate School


2008, 2009 Summer Undergraduate Researcher 
Currently: Mayo Graduate School 
PhD Program in Neuroscience 

Mohammed Salih


                           2013 NSF REU RUMBA Program 
Undergraduate Researcher 
Currently: Undergraduate 
George Mason University 

Dianicha Santana
University of Illinois at Chicago


2009 NSF REU RUMBA Program 
2010 NIH MARC Program 
Undergraduate Researcher 
Currently: University of Illinois at Chicago 
PhD Student 

Luis Perez Soto
University of Puerto Rico


2012 NSF REU RUMBA Program 
Currently: Undergraduate 
University of Puerto Rico 

David Tatarakis
U.C. Irvine Graduate School 


Undergraduate Researcher  
Currently: U.C. Irvine Graduate School  
PhD Program in Neuroscience  

Anthony Thomas
U.C. San Diego Graduate School 


Undergraduate Researcher  
Currently: U.C. San Diego Graduate School  
PhD Program in Biology  


Christopher Vargas
SJSU Teaching Credential Program 


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Research Associate
2013 NIH RISE Program
2011 NIH MARC Program
2011 NSF RUMBA Program
Currently: Credential Student
SJSU Teaching Credential Program

William Wung
Saint Luis University School of Medicine


Postbaccalaureate Researcher 
Currently: Medical Student 
Saint Luis University School of Medicine 

Johann Zaroli, MS
WhiteHat Security


M.S. Student Fall 2011 
2010 NSF REU RUMBA Program 
Currently: Application Security Specialist 
WhiteHat Security