Graduate and Medical Students

Name Years Current Position, Employer
Manuel Rodriguez 1994-1999 Vice President, Market Analysis and Strategy, Genentech
Michael Koehler 1994-1999 Senior Scientist, Genentech
Elizabeth Stebbins 1995-2001 Scientist, Johnson & Johnson
Stefan Siwko 1998-2005 Research Scientist, Texas A&M Health Science Center
Leon Chen 1998-2002 Venture Partner, OrbiMed Advisors
Rebecca Begley 2000-2004 Clinical Pharmacologist, Gilead Sciences
Christopher Murriel 2000-2006 Associate Director, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals
Rachel Bright 2001-2005 Director, Alliance Management and Business Development, GRAIL, Inc.
Viktoria Kheifits 2001-2006 Director of Functional Biology, Alkahest, Inc.
Relly Brandman 2002-2006 Product Manager, Google
Lihan Sun 2005-2011 Portfolio Analyst, Marshall Wace
Niccolo Betti 2006 Head of QA Packaging, Release and Distribution, GSK
Federico Corti 2006 Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale School of Medicine
Natalia Berry 2006-2007 Interventional Cardiologist, Associate Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Julio Cesar Ferreira 2007-2009 Assistant Professor, University of Sao Paolo
Gordon Powers 2010-2011 MD student, Stanford University School of Medicine
Anna Cunningham 2012-2017 Computational Biologist, Driver
Opher Kornfeld 2013-2018 Senior Scientific Researcher, Genentech
Julie Saiki 2015-2018 Associate, McKinsey & Company
Andrew Raub 2015-2019 Scientist I at Exelixis

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Postdoctoral Fellows

Name Years Current Position, Employer
Simon Pitchford, Ph.D. 1989-1991 Chief Operating Officer, Homebridge, Inc.
Marie-Helene Disatnik, Ph.D. 1991-1994 Senior Scientist, Chemical and Systems Biology
Dorit Ron, Ph.D. 1991-1995 Professor in Residence, Neurobiology, UCSF
Bradley Smith, Ph.D. 1991-1995 Vice President, Drug Development Partnerships, Novaquest, Quintiles Transnational
John A. Johnson, Ph.D. 1992-1998 Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Augusta University
Clifford Chin, M.D. 1993-1994 Co-Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy, Cincinnati Children’s
Mary O. Gray, M.D. 1993-1996 Assistant Professor of Medicine in Residence, Lung Biology Center, UCSF
Michael Csukai, Ph.D. 1994-1998 Senior Technical Expert, New Technologies, Syngenta
Yuefeng Liu, Ph.D. 1997-1998 Scientist, Pan Pacific Pharmaceuticals
Martin Braun, M.D. 1997-1998 Physician, Cardiology, University of Heidelberg
Katrina Mackay, Ph.D. 1996-1999 Scientist, Biociences, Zeneca
Felix Lee, M.D. 1999-2001 Cardiologist, Heart Associates of Northern California
Hagit Peleg, M.D. 1999-2001 Physician, Hadasa Medical School
Deborah Schechtman, Ph.D. 1999-2004 Visiting Researcher, Yale School of Medicine
Hanita Khaner, Ph.D. 2000-2001 Associate Researcher, Hadassah University Hospital
Koichi Inagaki, Ph.D. 2000-2006 Cardiologist, Otsu Red-Cross Hospital
Alice Vallentin, Ph.D. 2002-2007 Researcher, Université de Montpellier
Tomoyoshi Koyanagi, Ph.D. 2002-2007 Associate Professor, Kyoto University
Jeewon Kim, Ph.D. 2004-2008 LSRA, Transgenic Service Center, Stanford University
Eric Churchill, Ph.D. 2005-2008 Associate Director – Global Training Lead, Takeda Oncology
Xin Qi, Ph.D. 2005-2011 Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University
Jianbo Dong, Ph.D. 2006-2007 Staff Scientist, UCSF
Stephanie Torreilles, DVM 2006-2010 Consultant Veterinarian, Diplomate ACLAM
Grant Budas, Ph.D. 2006-2010 Senior Research Scientist, Gilead Sciences
Suresh Palanyandi, Ph.D. 2006-2011 Senior Staff Investigator, Henry Ford Health System
Nir Qvit, Ph.D. 2008-2012 Assistant Professor, Bar-Ilan University
Eric R. Gross, M.D., Ph.D. 2009-2012 Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford
Gouri Yogalingam, Ph.D. 2009-2012 Senior Scientist, BioMarin
Danilo Medinas, Ph.D. 2010-2011 Senior Researcher, University of Chile
Julio Cesar Ferreira, Ph.D. 2010-2012 Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy – University of São Paulo
Leslie Cruz, Ph.D. 2011-2013 Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Natera
Sathish Manickam, Ph.D. 2011-2013 Unavailable
Inbal Maayan Haimovich, Ph.D. 2011-2014 Research Associate and Lab Manager, Stanford University
Andrey Malkovskiy, Ph.D. 2011-2015 Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University
Sunhee Hwang, Ph.D. 2012-2017 Senior Research Scientist, Genentech
Vanessa Olzon Zambelli, Ph.D. 2013 Research Scientist, Laboratory of Pain and Signaling, Butantan Institute
Lauren Van Wassenhove, Ph.D. 2013-2017 Unavailable
Luiz Bechara, Ph.D. 2015-2016 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of São Paulo
Justen Manasa, Ph.D. 2016 Assistant Professor, University of Zimbabwe
Ya-Ting Tu, Ph.D. 2016-2017 Unavailable
Sunhee Hwang 2012-2017 Senior Scientific Researcher, Genentech
Matthew Stevens 2017-2019 Patent Agent at Cooley LLP
Amit Joshi 2014-2019 Scientist at Dorian Therapeutics
Bereketeab Haileselassie 2016-2020 Instructor, Pediatrics – Critical Care, Stanford Children’s Health

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Undergraduate Students

Name Current Position
Audrey Torrest UC Davis
Jeremy Baryza Senior Director, Chemical Biology, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Miriam Souroujon Dean of Research, Open University of Israel
Shonan Sho-Fellow Surgeon, UCLA Med School
Leo Lin MD/PhD Candidate, UC San Diego
Timothy Cheng Resident, Columbia University Med School
Daniel Cheng Thomas Jefferson Medical School
Florence Hsiao Applying for MD schools
Alice Zhang CEO & Co-Founder, Verge Genomics
Rebecca Chen Resident Physician, MetroHealth
July Lee Resident Physician, La Jolla, CA
Aishwarya Nene MPhil Candidate, University of Cambridge
Joseph Chen Scientist 1, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
Nicolai Ostberg 2017-2019
Sin-Jin Li Visiting student from Taiwan
Carly Tompkins 2019-2021, Graduate Student UT Health Science Center SA, SPARK Scholar at Stanford

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