Core Group

Tom Zajdel, Ph.D.

Ph.D. UC Berkeley, 2018

Research: bioelectronics

Isaac Breinyn

QCB, G2

Research: bioelectric tissue control

Elena Cho

CBE, G3

Research: biomaterials for embryonic development and biomedical applications

Irving Miramontes

MOL, G3

Research: bioelectricity transduction and intracellular effects

Lisset Rosario, HHMI Gilliam Fellow

MOL, G4

Research: tardigrades(!) and biomaterials applications for disordered proteins

Gawoon Shim, Eli Harari Fellow

MAE, G4

Research: bioelectric control of tissues

Kevin Suh

CBE, G3

Research: collective cell behavior

Avi Wolf

CBE, G7

Research: bioelectricity and biomechanics

Current Undergraduate Students

This could be you…

Alumni: those who came before

  • Julie LaChance (Ph.D. 2021): research associate
  • Matt Heinrich (Ph.D. 2021): now at Moderna
  • Tom Zajdel (Post-doc): Faculty at Carnegie Mellon

    Undergraduate Students

  • Linus Wang (MAE)–bioelectric tissue control
  • Jake Strain (CBE)–tissue collisions
  • Mofope Olarinmoye (CBE)–substrate stiffness
  • Madison Manning (CBE)–Peptide ECM substrates
  • Diego Fierros (MAE Senior)–instrumentation for collective mechanobiology
  • Bryeson Rogers (CBE Senior)–biomaterials for collective mechanobiology
  • Heather Cho (CBE Junior)–live-imaging of the cytoskeleton during electrotaxis
  • Justice Dixon (MAE Junior)–soft robotics actuation
  • Ayanna Matthews (PHY Junior)–statistical mechanics of growing tissues
  • Hyojin Lee (CHM Junior)–tissue growth and image analysis
  • Moses Im (MOL Junior)–tissue growth mechanics
  • Jessica Fan (MAE Junior)–tissue growth mechanics

This could be you…