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Principal Investigator

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Matthew R. Pratt, Ph.D.

● B.S. in Biochemistry and Math 1999, University of Arizona, Tucson (Robin Polt), ● Ph.D. in Chemistry 2004, University of California, Berkeley (Carolyn Bertozzi), ● American Cancer Society Fellow 2005-2009, Rockefeller University (Tom Muir), ● Associate Professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Matt’s Biography

 
 

 
 

Postdocs

 
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Ananya Rakshit, Ph.D.

● B.Sc. in Chemistry 2009, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India ● M.Sc. in Chemistry 2012, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India (Indrapal Singh Aidhen) ● Ph.D. in Chemistry 2019, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India (Ankona Datta)

Group Job: Water system, water baths, water sonicator

 
 
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Giuliano Cutolo, Ph.D.

● B.Sc. in Chemistry 2013, Université Montpellier, France (Alberto Marra) ● M.S. in Organic Chemistry, Université Montpellier & Merck & Co, France (David Dukhan) ● Ph.D. in Chemistry 2018, Université Orléans, France (Arnaud Tatibouët)

Group Job: Rotavaps & chemistry pumps

 
 

Graduate Students

 
 
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Ana Galesic

● B.S. in Biochemistry 2013, Adelphi University (Brian Stockman), ● M.S. in Biology 2015, New York University (Christine Vogel), ● Gilead Fellow

Group Job: Centrifuges & tip sonicator

 
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Aaron "A'aron" Balana

● B.S. in Biochemistry 2015, University of the Philippines Manila (Voltaire Organo), ● T32 Chemical Biology Trainee

Group Job: Biotage, HPLCs & ESI-MS

 
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Emma Jackson

● B.S. in Chemistry 2016, Rhodes College (Michael Collins)

Group Job: Refrigerators & freezers, pH meter

 
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Nichole Pedowitz

● B.S. in Chemistry and Biological Sciences 2016, University of Maryland (Daniel Falvey), ● T32 Chemical Biology Trainee

Group Job: Tissue culture, balances

 
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Stuart Moon

● B.S. in Biochemistry 2017, Auburn University (Chris Easley), ● Gilead Fellow, ● T32 Chemical Biology Trainee

Group Job: Nitrogen, scanners & gels

 
 

 

Lab Mascot

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Flannel

Group Job: Providing the perfect balance between comfort and style

 
 

 
 

Alumni

Postdoctoral Fellows

Paul Levine, Ph.D. (Senior Scientist & Director of Preclinical Chemistry, Protomer Technologies)

Franziska Meier, Ph.D. (Scientific Assistant - Product Development, emb Biotech GmbH)

Lisa Walter, Ph.D. (Equity Research Associate, LifeSci Capital LLC)

Ricardo Palos Pacheco, Ph.D. (Scientist, Bio-Rad Laboratories)

Graduate Students

Tharindumala Abeywardana, Ph.D. (postdoc Chen Lab, City of Hope)

Leslie Bateman, Ph.D. (Scientist, Celgene)

Balyn Zaro, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, UCSF)

Nicholas Marotta, Ph.D. (Postdoc Lee Lab, U Penn)

Yu Hsuan Lin, Ph.D. (Scientist, LakePharma)

Yuka Lewis, M.S. (Research Associate, Sanofi Genzyme)

Kelly Chuh, Ph.D. (Postdoc Muir Lab, Princeton)

Cesar De Leon, Ph.D. (Postdoc Crews Lab, Yale)

Anna Batt, Ph.D (Scientific Researcher, Genentech)

Narek Darabedian, Ph.D. (Postdoc Chouchani Lab, Harvard)