Dynamic Nucleic Acid Systems lab
Elisa Franco, Associate professor
2011-2018 UC Riverside, Assistant Professor
2012 Ph.D. California Institute of Technology, 2008 Ph.D. University of Trieste.
2002 Laurea Degree: Power systems engineering, University of Trieste.
Email: efranco at seas dot ucla dot edu
Office: Boelter Hall 4532J
1. We are looking for motivated UCLA undergraduate and graduate students with background in engineering, biology, biochemistry and chemistry.
2. We are hiring a postdoctoral scholar in DNA/RNA nanotechnology . Please apply by May 31st.
Current lab members
Siddharth Agarwal, Ph.D. Student, BIEN, UCR
Melissa Klocke, Ph.D. Student, ME, UCR
Raffaele Baggi, Ph.D. Student, ME, UCR
"Honorary" lab members
- Franco Blanchini, Professor, University of Udine, Italy
- Giulia Giordano, Assistant Professor, TU Delft, The Netherlands
- Rebecca Schulman - Johns Hopkins University
- Ebbe Andersen - Aahrus University
- Kirill Afonin - University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- Francesco Ricci - University of Rome, Tor Vergata
- Rizal Hariadi - Arizona State University
- Vincent Noireaux - University of Minnesota
- Chase Beisel - North Carolina State University
- Mary Dunlop - Boston University
- Julius Lucks - Northwestern University
- Andrea Serrani - Ohio State University
Alumni, with position after leaving our lab
Leopold N. Green,
Currently: Postdoctoral Scholar at Caltech
Christian Cuba Samaniego, Ph.D. ME
Currently: Postdoctoral Scholar at MIT/ASU
Vahid Mardanlou, Ph.D. UCR ECE
Currently: Acorn corporation
Jaimie M. Stewart, Ph.D. UCR, BIEN
Now Postdoctoral Scholar at Caltech
Hari K. K. Subramanian, Project Scientist, ME
Ph.D. institution: NYU
Currently: Omniome, Inc.
Postdoctoral Scholar, ME
Ph.D. institution: Georgia Tech
Currently: Penn State
- Sonia Gomez, undergraduate student, UCR BIEN
- Krishen Wadhwani, undergraduate and MS student, UCR BIEN
- Kimia Yaghoubi, undergraduate student, UCR Neuroscience -> MS student, UCR Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- Jonathan N. Lloyd, undergraduate and MS student, UCR BIEN -> CelGene, San Diego.
- Claire H. Tran, undergraduate student, UCR BIEN -> Biomolecular Science Ph.D. program at UCSB.
- John Reed, undergraduate and M.S. student, UCR ME -> Epic Systems Corporation.
- Andrew Reimer, M.S. student, UCR BIEN -> Roche Molecular systems.
- Stewart Contreras, M.S. student, UCR ME -> Systems engineer at Northrop Grumman.
- Rex Lu, undergraduate student, UCR ME -> MAE M.S. program at UCLA.
- Manuel Bedrossian, undergraduate student, UCR ME -> Research engineer at Caltech.
- Danyia Ashhad, undergraduate and M.S. student, UCR BIEN.
- Sho Kitada, undergraduate student, UCR Biochemistry.
- Christopher Galley, undergraduate student, UCR Biology.
- Chiara Favaretto, Ph.D. Student, University of Padua, Italy
- Andrea Carron , M.S. student, University of Padua.
- Maximilian Weitz, Ph.D. student, Technical University Munich. Joined Beltos GmbH.