Principal Investigator

Lab Manager

  • Heather Middleton (

Administrative assistant

  • Rosa Lewandowski (


  • David Booth (starting October 2014)

Graduate students

  • Kayley Hake
  • Ella Waters
  • Laura Wetzel
  • Arielle Woznica


  • Sruthi Mantri

Research assistants

  • Daniel Chan
  • Ryan Hulett

Lab Alumni

  • Monika Abedin (Post-doc with Jeremy Reiter, Department of Biochemistry, UCSF)
  • Rosie Alegado (Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaii)
  • Jenice Arevelo (Masters student in Genetic Counseling, UC Irvine)
  • Emina Begovic (Program Manager, SPARTA project, University of Colorado, Boulder)
  • Vika Betin (Graduate student, Harvard University)
  • Candace Britton (Graduate student, UCSF)
  • Pawel Burkhardt (Anne Warner Research Fellow, Marine Biological Association of the UK)
  • Mark Dayel (Architect at Theranos)
  • Nicolas Derr (Research Assistant, Amacher lab, Ohio State University)
  • Stephen Fairclough (Post-doc with Dan Rokhsar, JGI/DOE)
  • Parinaz Fozouni (MD/PhD program, UCSF)
  • Blake Geppert (Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks)
  • Allie Greaney (Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award program, National Institutes of Health)
  • Sherri Huang (MD/PhD student, Indiana University)
  • Kord Kober (Graduate student, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz)
  • Tracy LaGrassa (Intellectual Property Legal Intern at Jones Day, NY and Fordham Law School student)
  • Tera Levin (Postdoc with Harmit Malik, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)
  • Jess Lyons (Graduate student, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley)
  • Jen Halbleib (Law School Student, Stanford University)
  • Jasmine Mah (Graduate student, University of Alberta)
  • Conor McClune (Graduate student, MIT)
  • Andrea Morris (Graduate student, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, U of Michigan)
  • Jeremy Mosher (Enzymology Research Associate at Pacific Biosciences)
  • Scott Nichols (Assistant Professor, University of Denver)
  • KC Payne (Undergraduate, UC Berkeley)
  • Daniel Richter (Post-doc with Colomban de Vargas; Station Biologique de Roscoff, France)
  • Brock Roberts (Graduate student, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley)
  • Kai Zhang (Undergraduate, University of Utah)
  • Rachel Ross (Undergraduate, UC Berkeley)
  • Tara Sulur (Teach for America)
  • Alison Sweeney (Post-doc, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, UC Santa Barbara)
  • Jody Westbrook (Scientist, Locus Development)
  • Susan Young (Science Writer, MIT Tech Review)
  • Rick Zuzow (Graduate Student, Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University)