People in the Molecular Systems Lab    Dept. Systems Biology Harvard Medical School Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering

Current members
Principal investigator
Peng Yin Peng Yin
Professor of systems biology
Ph.D. Computer science, Duke University, 2005
M.S. Molecular cancer biology, Duke University, 2000
B.S. Biochemistry and molecular biology, Peking University, 1998
Bachelor of economics, Peking University, 1998
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Faculty assistant
Christina Chen
Christina Chen
B.A. in Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology minor, Williams College, 2016
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Staff scientist
Tom Schaus Tom Schaus
M.D., Northwestern University, 2009
Ph.D. Cell biology, Northwestern University, 2007
M.S. Mechanical engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, 1996
B.S. Mechanical engeneering, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, 1993
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Research fellow
Mingjie Dai Mingjie Dai
System Biology Department Fellow and Wyss Technology Fellow
Ph.D. Biophysics, Harvard University, 2016
B.A./Sci.M. Physics, Cambridge University, UK 2010
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Postdoctoral fellows
Brian Beliveau
Brian Beliveau
HHMI Postdoctoral Fellow of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Ph.D. Genetics, Harvard Medical School, 2015
M.S. Cellular and Molecular Biology, Johns Hopkins University, 2008
B.S. Cellular and Molecular Biology, Johns Hopkins University, 2007
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Nicolas Garreau
Nicolas Garreau de Loubresse
Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellow
EMBO Long-Term Postdoctoral Fellow (non-stipendiary)
Ph.D. Molecular Biology, University of Strasbourg, 2012
B.Sc Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Strasbourg, 2007
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Nikhil Gopalkrishnan
Nikhil Gopalkrishnan
Ph.D. Computer Science, Duke University, 2012
B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering, Sastra University, 2006
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Dongran Han
Dongran Han
Ph.D. Chemistry, Arizona State University, 2012
B.S. Chemistry, Peking University, 2009
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Erik Hernandez
Erik Hernandez
Ph. D. Chemistry, The University of Texas at Austin, 2017
B.A. Chemistry (ACS certified), Oberlin College, 2011
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Jongmin Kim
Jongmin Kim
Wyss Institute Director's Cross-Platform Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Biology, California Institute of Technology, 2007
B.S Life Sciences, Pohang University of Science and Technology, 2000
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Youngeun Kim
Youngeun Kim
Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 2016
B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering & Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2011
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Di Liu
Di Liu
Ph.D. Chemistry, the University of Chicago, 2016
B.S. Chemistry, Nanjing University, 2011
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Ninning Liu
Ninning Liu
Ph.D. Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California-Berkeley, 2013
B.S. Biochemistry, University of Washington, 2007
B.A. Chemistry, University of Washington, 2007
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Piotr Nowak
Piotr Nowak
PhD, Chemistry, University of Groningen, NL, 2011-2016
MSc, Chemistry, University of Warsaw, PL, 2006-2010
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Sinem Saka
Sinem Saka
Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellow
EMBO Long-Term Postdoctoral Fellow (non-stipendiary)
Ph.D. Molecular Biology, International Max Planck Research School, University of Göttingen, 2013
M.Sc. Molecular Biology, International Max Planck Research School, University of Göttingen, 2010
B.Sc. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Middle East Technical University (METU), 2008
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Hiroshi Sasaki
Hiroshi Sasaki
Uehara Memorial Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Structural Biology, The University of Tokyo, 2011
M.S. Biophysics and Biochemistry, The University of Tokyo, 2007
B.S. Biophysics and Biochemistry, The University of Tokyo, 2005
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Jie Shen Jie Shen
Ph.D. Chemistry, Peking University, 2010
B.S. Chemistry, Peking University, 2005
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Jesse Silverberg
Jesse Silverberg
NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellow (F-32)
Ph.D. Physics, Cornell University, 2014
B.S. Physics, Mathematics, and Philosophy, Northeastern University, 2009
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Sungwook Woo
Sungwook Woo
HHMI Postdoctoral Fellow of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Ph.D. Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, 2013
M.S Chemistry, Pohang University of Science and Technology, 2007
B.S Materials Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, 2005
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Feng Xuan
Feng Xuan
Ph.D. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2014
MPhil in Biomedical Engineering & B.S. in Chemistry, Hunan University, 2010
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Graduate students
Mike Jin
Mike Jin
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Ph.D. student in Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
B.S. Computer Science and Mathematics, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University
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Josie Kishi Josie Kishi
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
PhD Candidate in Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
B.S. Computer Science, California Institute of Technology, 2014
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Yu Wang Yu Wang
PhD Candidate in Genetics, Harvard Medical School
B.Sc. Biomedical Science, University of Southampton, UK, 2012
B.Sc. Life Science and Technology, University of Nanjing, China, 2013
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Weidong Xu
Weidong Xu
PhD Candidate in Chemistry, Harvard University
B.S. Chemical Biology, Tsinghua University, China, 2015
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Research technician
Allen Zhu
Allen Zhu
B.A. Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California - Berkeley, 2011
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Visiting students
Cherry (Tsz Wing) Fan
Cherry (Tsz Wing) Fan
Ph.D. student in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2013-Current
B.Eng. in Chemical and Bioproduct Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2013
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Frequent visitors
Frederic Vigneault
Frederic Vigneault
Wyss staff scientist

Justin Werfel
Justin Werfel
Wyss staff scientist



Alumni
Postdoctoral Fellows
Wei Sun Wei Sun, Postdoctoral Fellow (2010 - 2017)
Now an Assistant Professor
in School of Electronics Engineering & Computer Science
at Peking University


Rizal Hariadi Rizal Hariadi, Postdoctoral Fellow (2015 - 2016)
Now an Assistant Professor
in The Biodesign Institute & Department of Physics
at Arizona State University

Hariadi lab
Xi Chen Xi Chen, Postdoctoral Fellow (2012 - 2015)
Now a Staff Scientist
at Ultivue, Inc.
Mael Manesse Mael Manesse, Postdoctoral Fellow (2015 - 2015)
Now a Staff Scientist
at Ultivue, Inc.
Harish Soundararajan Harish Soundararajan, Postdoctoral Fellow (2014 - 2015)
Now an Associate
at McKinsey & Company
Sarit Agasti Sarit Agasti, Postdoctoral Fellow (2013 - 2015)
Now a Faculty Fellow
in New Chemistry Unit and Chemistry and Physics of Materials Unit
at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)

Agasti lab
Alex Green Alex Green, Postdoctoral Fellow (2010 - 2014)
Now an Assistant Professor
in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
at the Biodesign Institue at Arizona State University

Green lab
Ralf Jungmann Ralf Jungmann, Postdoctoral Fellow (2011 - 2014)
Now an Independent Group Leader
at Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry

Jungmann lab
Weili Wang Weili Wang, Postdoctoral Fellow (2013 - 2014)
Now a Research Scientist
in the Department of Cancer Immunology and Aids
at Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Bryan Wei Bryan Wei, Postdoctoral Fellow (2010 - 2014)
Now an Assistant Professor
in the School of Life Sciences
at Tsinghua University

Wei lab
Yonggang Ke Yonggang Ke, Postdoctoral Fellow (2011 - 2014)
Now an Assistant Professor
in Department of Biomedical Engineering
at Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University

Ke lab
Dave Zhang Dave Zhang, Postdoctoral Fellow (2010 - 2013)
Now a Ted Law Jr. Assistant Professor
in the Department of Bioengineering
at Rice University

Zhang lab
Graduate Students
Cameron Myhrvold Cameron Myhrvold, Graduate Student (2012 - 2016)
Now a postdoctoral fellow
in Sabeti lab
at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

Luvena Ong Luvena Ong, Graduate Student (2011 - 2016)
Now a research scientist
at Bristol-Myers Squibb

Adam Marblestone Maier Avendano, Graduate Student (2011 - 2015)
Now an associate consultant
at Flagship Ventures
Adam Marblestone Adam Marblestone, Graduate Student (2010 - 2014)
Now a research scientist
in the Media Lab,
at MIT
John Sadowski John Sadowski, Graduate Student (2010 - 2013)
Now a postdoctoral fellow
in the US Naval Research Laboratory,
Washington DC


Past members
Adam Jussila Adam Jussila, Visiting Student (June 2017 - August 2017)
Francois Thelot Francois Thelot, Rotation Student (January 2017 - March 2017)
Mengmeng Zhang Mengmeng Zhang, Research fellow (September 2014 - Feburary 2017)
Ava Soleimany Ava Soleimany, Rotation Student (October 2016 - December 2016)
Anita Chandrahas Anita Chandrahas, Visiting Student (June 2015 - December 2016)
Bei Wang Bei Wang, Visiting Student (September 2015 - August 2016)
Juanita Lara Juanita Lara, Visiting Student (August 2014 - July 2016)
Nikita Hanikel Nikita Hanikel, Visiting Student (September 2015 - May 2016)
Annabelle Jones Annabelle Jones, Faculty Assitant (August 2015 - May 2016)
Alex Auer Alex Auer, Visiting Student (January 2016 - May 2016)
Pascal Pieters Pascal Pieters, Visiting Student (July 2015 - November 2015)
Mario Teichmann Mario Teichmann, Visiting Student (September 2014 - August 2015)
Ashley Ferreira Ashley Ferreira, Faculty Assitant (June 2015 - August 2015)
Florian Schueder Florian Schueder, Visiting Student (June 2014 - June 2015)
Elena Chen Elena Chen, Faculty Assitant (December 2013 - May 2015)
Tony Cho Tony Cho, Research Assistant (February 2014 - May 2015)
Omar Yaghi Omar Yaghi, Research Assistant (June 2014 - May 2015)
Jo Woehrstein Jo Woehrstein, Visiting Student (August 2012 - May 2015)
Anita Chandrahas Anita Chandrahas, Visiting Student (January 2015 - April 2015)
Aishu Sukumar Aishu Sukumar, Research Assistant (September 2013 - March 2015)
Casey Grun Casey Grun, Postgraduate Research Fellow/ Undergraduate Researcher (February 2011-December 2014)
Max Straub Max Strauss, Visiting Student (November 2013-October 2014)
Jonna Robaszewski Joanna Robaszewski, Postgraduate Research Fellow(August 2013-August 2014)
Tianyang Cao Tianyang Cao, Summer Student (June 2014 - August 2014)
Zhiyu Zhou Zhiyu Zhou, Summer Student (June 2014 - August 2014)
Jonathan Gootenberg Jonathan Gootenberg, Rotating Graduate Student (January 2014-May 2014)
Naren Tallapragada Naren Tallapragada, Rotating Graduate Student (August 2013-December 2013)
Alliea Groupp Alliea Groupp, Faculty Assistant (September 2013-December 2013)
Danielle Pastuszak Danielle Pastuszak, Faculty Assistant (June 2012 - September 2013)
Wesley Chen Wesley Chen, Undergraduate Student (June 2013 - September 2013)
Michelle Vhudzijena Michelle Vhudzijena, Post-graduate Fellow (January 2013 - August 2013)
Jessica Lovelock Jessica Lovelock, Summer Student (June 2013 - August 2013)
Jessica Lovelock Andrew Payne, Summer Student (May 2013 - August 2013)
Alliea Groupp Max Scheible, Visiting Graduate Student (April 2013 - June 2013)
Shanna Wiggins, Undergraduate Student (May 2011 - June 2013)
Johnny Hu Jie Song, Visiting Graduate Student (Febrary 2013 - May 2013)
Johnny Hu Johnny Hu, Rotating Graduate Student (January 2013 - March 2013)
Jack Nicoludis Jack Nicoludis, Rotating Graduate Student (January 2013 - March 2013)
Sherrie Wang Sherrie Wang, Undergraduate Student (June 2011 - May 2013)
Evan Wu Evan Wu, Undergraduate Student (June 2011 - September 2012)
Joanne Ho Joanne Ho, Graduate Student (April 2010 - November 2012)
Now a Graduate Student in the Church lab
Ryosuke Iinuma Ryosuke Iinuma, Visiting Fellow (October 2010 - September 2012)
Lulu Qian Lulu Qian, Visiting Fellow (February 2012 - October 2012)
Erik Winfree Erik Winfree, Visiting Professor (February 2012 - October 2012)
Qing Dong, Visiting Student (May 2012 - October 2012)
Jack Lu Hoang Lu, Visiting Fellow (July 2012 - September 2012)
Peter Fung Peter Fung, Dental Student (May 2011 - August 2012)
Zibo Chen Zibo Chen, Undergraduate Student (June 2012 - August 2012)
Inyoung Cho Inyoung Cho, Undergraduate Student (June 2012 - August 2012)
Valentina Lyau Valentina Lyau, Undergraduate Student (June 2012 - August 2012)
Mark Jacob Pritt Mark Jacob Pritt, Undergraduate Student (June 2012 - August 2012)
Ian Choi Ian Choi, Undergraduate Student (June 2012 - August 2012)
Jaclyn Aliperti Jaclyn Aliperti, Faculty Assistant (August 2011 - July 2012)
Now at University of California, Davis
Amy Guan Amy Guan, Undergraduate Student (May 2010-May 2012)
Nick Perkons Nick Perkons, Undergraduate Student (May 2011-May 2012)
Verena Schueller Verena Schueller, Visiting Fellow (September 2011 - November 2011)
Now a Graduate Student at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet
Elizabeth Haney Elizabeth Haney, Faculty Assistant (May 2010 - August 2011)
Now a Senior Research Officer at the Wyss Institute
Kyle Smith, Undergraduate Student (May 2011 - August 2011)
Sarendran Chandarasekaran Sarendran Chandarasekaran, Undergraduate Student (July 2011-Aug 2011)
Xenia Lim Xenia Lim, Undergraduate Student (July 2011 - August 2011)
Kyle Karhohs Kyle Karhohs, Graduate Student (July 2010 - August 2010)
Now a Graduate Student in Galit Lahav's lab