The Team

The success of the lab is driven by a team of intelligent and creative postdoctoral, graduate, and undergraduate researchers led by Dr. Elizabeth Winzeler.

Principal Investigator 

Elizabeth Winzeler, Ph.D.

Professor of Pharmacology and Drug Discovery
Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego
The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
W.M. Keck Distinguished Young Scholar

Principal Investigator Dr. Elizabeth A. Winzeler is a professor in the Division of Pharmacology and Drug Discovery, Department of Pediatrics and director of translational research at the UC San Diego Health Sciences Center for Immunity, Infection & Inflammation. Read more…

Current Lab Members

Priyan Kapoor

Ph.D. Student

Fu-Hsuan Ko

Ph.D. Student

Justin Fong

SRA1 / Lab Manager

Jan M. Economy

Research Coordinator

Ian Fosth

STDT Researcher

Dyllan Mead

STDT Researcher

Dao Nguyen

STDT Researcher

Emily Nguyen

STDT Researcher

Maya Chang

STDT Researcher

Emma Williams

Volunteer

Samuel Schaefer

STDT Researcher

Audrey Staton

STDT Researcher

Amaan Khan

STDT Researcher

Ava Real

STDT Researcher

Connie Tran

STDT Researcher

Ankita Ghosh

STDT Researcher

Eric Zhao

STDT Researcher

Elen Hovhannisyan

STDT Researcher

Lizzie Tabornal

STDT Researcher

Alex Foy

STDT Researcher

Silas Black

STDT Researcher

Former Lab Members  

Selina Bopp, Ph.D. | Scientist, Harvard School of Public Health
Erika Flannery, M.P.H. Ph.D. | Scientist, Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases
Marisa Hovlid, Ph.D. | Thermo Fisher Scientific
Nobutaka Kato, Ph.D. | Scientist, Global Health Drug Discovery Institute, Beijing
Claire Kidgell, Ph.D. | Program Officer, The Wellcome Trust
Karine Le Roch, Ph.D. | Professor, UC Riverside
Case McNamara, Ph.D. | Principal Investigator, California Institute for Biomedical Research
Shinji Okitsu, Ph.D. | Scientist, EMD Serono

Vandana Ramachandran, Ph.D. | Program Officer, Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore (A*STAR)
Shailendra Kumar Sharma, Ph.D. | Research Associate, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)
Scott Westenberger, Ph.D. | Field Application Scientist, Illumina
Melanie Wree, Ph.D.
Stephan Meister, Ph.D. | Scientist, Beckman Coulter
Annie Cowell, M.D. MPH | Assistant Professor, UCSD
Pamela Orjuela-Sanchez, Ph.D. | Novartis Institute of Tropical Diseases
Purva Gupta, Ph.D. | Postdoctoral fellow, UCSD
Jenya Antonova-Koch, Ph.D. | California Institute for Biomedical Research
Gregory LaMonte, Ph.D. | Instructor, Point Loma Nazarene University
Juan Carlos Jado, Ph.D.
Frances Rocamora, Ph.D. | Lewis lab
Nimisha Mittal, Ph.D. | Technical Specialist, Cell Biology at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Tuo Yang, Ph.D. | CMC Lead, Wuxi Biologics
Madeline Luth, Ph.D. | Sr. Researcher, Empirico Biotech

Taylor Bright, Ph.D. | Founder, Novoron Bioscience Inc. 
Neekesh Dharia, M.D. Ph.D. | Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Gregory Goldgof, Ph.D. | Residency, Stanford Medical School
Jeff Johnson, Ph.D. | Research Assistant Professor, UC San Francisco 
Justine Swann, Ph.D. | Arbor Scientia
Jason Young, Ph.D. | Assistant Professor, UCSD 
Victoria Corey | Illumina
Lawrence Wang | Medical Student
Matthew Abraham | Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Hunter Gage | Medical Student

Olivia Fuchs
Sang Kim | Pharmacy Student, University of Illinois at Chicago
Marie Nachon | Illumina
Haidang Nguyen | Medical Student, Michigan State University
Maximo Prescott
Suriya Singhakul
Rebecca Stanhope
Christine Teng
Felicia Gunawan
Alan Du
Jennifer Yang
Eddie Vigil
Biniam Ambachew
Peter Chibi
Caroline Page
Jake Schenken
Erika Sasaki
Kristen Thorne
Emma Paytas
Mclean Taggard
Megan Verma
Andrea Cheung

Melanie (Bing) Zou
Lindsey Skokan
Keshin Visahan
Colleen Boyle | TuSimple
Christie Lincoln
Jacklyn Sanchez-Alvarez
Dylan Hutson
Monica Le
Gisel Del Carmen Lopez
Ayden Fonseca
Prianka Kumar
Ioana Vestemean
Natalia Koga
Korina Eribez
Lauren Midyett
Miranda Song
Tiana Mamaghani | Illumina
Rachel Findlay
Emma Lhuillier
Abigail Pfanstiel | Eli Lilly
Trisha Yanduru | High School
Sabine Ottilie, Ph.D. | Scripps Research/Calibr
Ashley You

Richard Tram
Rohini Bulusu
Deanna Page | Medical School
Howard Chang | Medical School
Sindhu Daggupati
Adryanna Nguyen
Francisco Guerra, MD
Viki Nguyen
Lisa N. Pham
Philip Kovelman-Ottilie
Taylor Chin
Joie Esparza
Jaeson Calla Choque
Alondra Tapia Villa

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