Group Members

Jump to staff, postdocs, graduate students, undergraduate students, alumni, administrative support, or collaborators.

Staff

David Van Valen

Assistant Professor
vanvalen@caltech

  • B.S. in Math and Physics at MIT
  • M.D. at UCLA
  • Ph.D. in Applied Physics with Rob Phillips at Caltech
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship with Markus Covert at Stanford University

Edward Pao

Lab Manager/Staff Scientist
epao@caltech

  • B.S. in Chemical Biology at UC Berkeley
  • M.S. in Bioengineering at UCSD

Danielle Gallandt

Lab Technician
dgalland@caltech

  • B.S. in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology at UCLA

Elora Pradhan

Data Technician
epradhan@caltech

  • B.S. in Bioengineering at Caltech

Kevin Yu

Schmidt Academy Scholar
kyu3@caltech

  • B.S. in Chemistry and Computer Science at Caltech

Postdoctoral Scholars

Uriah Israel

Postdoctoral Scholar
ulisrael@caltech.edu

  • B.S. Physics at UNC - Charlotte
  • Ph.D. in Applied Physics at University of Michigan

Graduate Students

Emily Laubscher

PhD Candidate in Chemistry
elaubsch@caltech

  • B.S. in Chemistry at UC Berkeley

Joud Mar’i

PhD Candidate in Computation and Neural Systems
jmari@caltech

  • B.A. in Neuroscience & Engineering Nexus at Mount Holyoke College

Morgan Schwartz

PhD Candidate in Biology
msschwartz@caltech

  • B.A. in Biology at Smith College

Xuefei (Julie) Wang

PhD Candidate in Computation and Neural Systems
xwang3@caltech.edu

  • B.S. in Computer Science at Fudan University

Changhua Yu

PhD Candidate in Bioengineering
cyu7@caltech.edu

  • B.S in Bioengineering at UC Berkeley

Undergraduate Students

Jadon Hale

Undergraduate Student
jhale@caltech.edu

  • Caltech, Class of 2025, Computation and Neural Systems

Manav Kant

Undergraduate Student
mkant@caltech.edu

  • Caltech, Class of 2024, Math

Ekta Patel

Undergraduate Student
epatel@caltech.edu

  • Caltech, Class of 2024, Biology

Pranay Satya

Undergraduate Student
psatya@caltech.edu

  • Caltech, Class of 2024, Bioengineering

Johnathan Soro

Undergraduate Student
jsoro@caltech.edu

  • Caltech, Class of 2023, Biology

Alumni

Ayan Bandyopadhyay

Undergraduate Student (Class of 2020)
abandyop@caltech

  • B.S. in Computer Science at Caltech

Dylan Bannon

Masters Student
bbannon@caltech.edu

  • B.S. in Biology and Economics at MIT
  • M.S. in Computer Science at Caltech

Enrico Borba

Undergraduate Student (Class of 2019)
enricozb@gmail

  • B.S. in Computer Science at Caltech

Isabella Camplisson

Undergraduate Student (Class of 2021)
icamplisson@gmail

  • B.S. in Computation and Neural Systems at Caltech

Brian Chang

Software Engineer
bhchang@caltech

Sunny Cui

Undergraduate Student (Class of 2020)
ccui@caltech

  • B.S. in Computer Science at Caltech

Jing Ding

Undergraduate Student (Class of 2020)
jding@caltech

  • B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science at Caltech

Tom Dougherty

Schmidt Scholar
tdougherty@caltech

  • B.S. in Computer Science and Math at Harvey Mudd

William Graf

Software Engineer
willgraf@caltech

  • B.S. in Physics at UCSB
  • M.S. at UCLA

Nora Koe

Undergraduate Student (Class of 2021)
nkoe@caltech

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering at Caltech

Daniel Kyme

Undergraduate Student (Class of 2021)
ddkim@caltech

  • B.S. in Computer Science at Caltech

Geneva Miller

Research Assistant
gemiller@caltech

  • B.S. in Chemistry and Biology at Harvey Mudd

Erick Moen

Postdoctoral Scholar
emoen@caltech

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Math, and Journalism at TCU
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering at USC
  • M.S. in Computer Science at USC
  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering - Electrophysics with Andrea Armani at USC

Lincoln Ombelets

Masters Student
lombelets@caltech

  • B.S. in Chemistry at Northeastern University
  • M.S. in Chemistry at Caltech

Cole Pavelcheck

UCSD (Class of 2019)
cpavelch@ucsd

  • Neuroscience and Physiology

Nicolas Quach

Undergraduate Student
nquach@stanford

  • B.S. in Chemistry and Bioengineering at Stanford University

Nitzan Raizen

Postdoctoral Scholar
nitzanr@caltech.edu

  • B.S. in Physics and Mathematics at Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • M.S. in Physics at the Weizmann Institute of Science
  • Ph.D. in Physics at the Weizmann Institute of Science with Nir Gov

Jannie Yu

Undergraduate Student (Class of 2022)
jannie@caltech

  • B.S. in Computer Science at Caltech

Friends of the lab

KC Huang

Associate Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford
email: kchuang@stanford

Michael Angelo

Assistant Professor of Pathology at Stanford
email: mangelo0@stanford

Long Cai

Professor of Biology and Bioengineering at Caltech
email: lcai@caltech

Yisong Yue

Professor of Machine Learning at Caltech
email: yyue@caltech.edu

Leeat Keren

Professor of Molecular Cell Biology at the Weizmann Institute
email: leeat.keren@weizmann.ac.il

Noah Greenwald

PhD Candidate in Cancer Biology at Stanford
email: nfgreen@stanford

  • A.B. in Biophysics at Harvard University

Qilin Li

PhD Candidate at Caltech
email: qilinli@caltech

  • B.Eng. in Electronic and Communications Engineering at the University of Hong Kong
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering at Caltech

Erik Osterman

CEO/Cloud Architect
email: hello@cloudposse

Administrative Support

Abriana Sustaita

Administrative Assistant
asustait@caltech.edu

Department: Biology and Biological Engineering