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 Melanie Ziegler
Melanie Ziegler
M.L.A. Data Science, Harvard Extension School, in progress
Graduate certificate in Bioinformatics, Harvard Extension School, 2020
B.A. Psychology, Ithaca College, 2014

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 fellows
Mingjie Dai Mingjie Dai
Systems Biology Department Fellow and Wyss Technology Development Fellow
Ph.D. Biophysics, Harvard University, 2016
B.A./Sci.M. Physics, Cambridge University, UK 2010
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Josie Kishi Josie Kishi
Wyss Technology Development Fellow
Ph.D. Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, 2018
B.S. Computer Science, California Institute of Technology, 2014
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Feng Xuan
Feng Xuan
Wyss Technology Development Fellow
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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Postdoctoral fellows
Yeongjae Choi
Yeongjae Choi
Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, 2018
B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, 2012

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Swarup Dey
Swarup Dey
Ph.D. Chemistry, Arizona State University, 2021
M.S. Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 2015
B.Sc. Chemistry, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, 2013

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Cherry (Tsz Wing) Fan
Cherry (Tsz Wing) Fan
Ph.D. Chemical and Biological Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2018
B.Eng. Chemical and Bioproduct Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2013
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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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Fan Hong
Fan Hong
Ph.D. in Chemistry, Arizona State University, 2019
B.S. in Chemistry, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 2014

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Jiyoun Jeong
Jiyoun Jeong
Ph.D. in Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019
B.S. in Physics, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, 2011

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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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Xiaokang Lun
Xiaokang Lun
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) Early Postdoc.Mobility Fellow
Ph.D. Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich, 2018
M.S. Biomedical Sciences, University of Amsterdam, 2013
B.S. Biology, Wuhan University, 2011

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Di Liu
Di Liu
Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
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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Jingyi Luan
Jingyi Luan
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, Washington University in St. Louis, 2020
B.Eng. Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, 2013

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Michel Nofal
Michel Nofal
Ph.D. Quantitative and Computational Biology, Princeton University, 2018
B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, UC Berkeley, 2011

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Doogie Oh
Doogie Oh
Ph.D. in Chemistry (Physical Chemistry), Georgia Institute of Technology (2009)
M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering (Polymer Material), Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (2002)
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Hanyang University (1997)

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Joanna Robaszewski
Joanna Robaszewski
Ph.D. Physics, Brandeis University, 2021
M.S. Physics, Brandeis University, 2015
B.S. Physics, California Institute of Technology, 2013

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Jie Shen Jie Shen
Ph.D. Chemistry, Peking University, 2010
B.S. Chemistry, Peking University, 2005
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Kuanwei Sheng
Kuanwei Sheng
Ph.D. Integrative and Molecular Biomedical Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, 2019
B.S. Biology, Wuhan University, 2013

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Hanquan Su
Hanquan Su
Ph.D. Chemistry, Emory University, 2020
B.S. Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, 2014

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Yu Wang Yu Wang
PhD in Genetics, Harvard Medical School, 2019
B.Sc. Biomedical Science, University of Southampton, UK, 2012
B.Sc. Life Science and Technology, University of Nanjing, China, 2013
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Yan Yan
Yan Yan
Ph. D. in Physics, Emory University, 2018
B. S. in Physics, Shandong University, China, 2011

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Graduate students
Gokul Gowri
Gokul Gowri
B.S. Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, 2020

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Research technicians
Jack Jordanides
Jack Jordanides
B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, 2021

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Ankita Roychoudhury
Ankita Roychoudhury
B.S. Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, 2021

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Matthew Serrata
Matthew Serrata
B.S. in Biochemistry, Boston College

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Yu Zhang
Yu Zhang
B.S. Honors Microbiology, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

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Frequent visitor
Sukanya Punthambaker
Sukanya Punthambaker
Postdoctoral Scholar at Wyss Institute


Alumni
Postdoctoral Fellows
Sungwook Woo Sungwook Woo, Postdoctoral Fellow (2014 - 2021)
Now a Research Assistant Professor
in Choi Group Nanoscale Materials Research Lab
at Pohang University of Science and Technology

Hiroshi Sasaki Hiroshi Sasaki, Postdoctoral Fellow (2015 - 2021)
Now a Senior Scientist
at 10x Genomics

Sinem Saka Sinem Saka, Postdoctoral Fellow (2015 - 2020)
Now a Group Leader
in the Department of Genome Biology
at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg

Saka lab
Jesse Silverberg Jesse Silverberg, Postdoctoral Fellow (2014 - 2019)
Now Founder and CEO
at Multiscale Systems, Inc.

Brian Beliveau Brian Beliveau, Postdoctoral Fellow (2015 - 2018)
Now an Assistant Professor
in the Department of Genome Sciences
at University of Washington

Beliveau lab
Dongran Han Dongran Han, Postdoctoral Fellow (2013 - 2018)
Now an Assistant Professor
in the Department of Biology
at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine

Han lab
Jongmin Kim Jongmin Kim, Postdoctoral Fellow (2014 - 2018)
Now an Assistant Professor
in the Department of Life Sciences
at Pohang University of Science and Technology

Kim lab
Nicolas Garreau de Loubresse Nicolas Garreau de Loubresse, Postdoctoral Fellow (2014 - 2018)
Now Manager of Business Development
at NuProbe Global

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

Sun lab
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 Co-Founder and CEO
at RoothPath Geonmics.
Mael Manesse Mael Manesse, Postdoctoral Fellow (2015 - 2015)
Now R&D Team Leader
at Ultivue, Inc.
Harish Soundararajan Harish Soundararajan, Postdoctoral Fellow (2014 - 2015)
Now an Investing Member
at Farallon Capital Management
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 the 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
Mike Jin Mike Jin, Graduate Student (2015 - 2020)
Now a Preceptor
in the Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
at Harvard University

Weidong Xu Weidong Xu, Graduate Student (2015 - 2020)
Now a Research Scientist
at Facebook, Inc.
Yu Wang Yu Wang, Graduate Student (2014 - 2019)
Now a postdoctoral fellow
in Yin lab
Josie Kishi Josie Kishi, Graduate Student (2014 - 2018)
Now Wyss Technology Development Fellow
in Yin lab
Mingjie Dai Mingjie Dai, Graduate Student (2011 - 2016)
Now a System Biology Department Fellow at Harvard Medical School
and Wyss Technology Fellow at the Wyss Institute
Cameron Myhrvold Cameron Myhrvold, Graduate Student (2012 - 2016)
Now, an Assistant Professor
in the Department of Molecular Biology
at Princeton University

Myhrvold lab
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 a Senior Associate
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 Yaseen Adam Yaseen, Research Technician (2019 - 2021)
Isabel Goldaracena Isabel Goldaracena, Research Assistant (March 2019 - August 2020)
Karen Zheng Karen Zheng, Faculty Assitant (August 2019 - January 2020)
Ethan Jones Ethan Jones, Rotation Student (October 2019 - November 2019)
Elizabeth Chalmers Elizabeth Chalmers, Faculty Assitant (July 2018 - August 2019)
Ruy Martinez Ruy Martinez, Visiting Student (June 2019 - August 2019)
Christos Gogou Christos Gogou, a visiting student (May 2019 - July 2019)
Allen Zhu Allen Zhu, Research Technician (April 2015 - July 2019)
Brittneylyn Fitzpatrick Brittneylyn Fitzpatrick, Research Project Coordinator (December 2017 - February 2018)
Cherry (Tsz Wing) Fan Cherry (Tsz Wing) Fan, Visiting Student (January 2017 - January 2018)
Christina Chen Christina Chen, Faculty Assistant (June 2016 - July 2017)
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 Assistant (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 Assistant (June 2015 - August 2015)
Florian Schueder Florian Schueder, Visiting Student (June 2014 - June 2015)
Elena Chen Elena Chen, Faculty Assistant (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