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Prof. Yi Tang (CV)

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B.S. Penn State, 1997, Chemical Engineering, Material Science and Engineering

Ph.D. Caltech, 2002, Chemical Engineering

Postdoc, Stanford, 2004

Postdoctoral Fellow:

Dr. Hsiao-Ching Lin (From 4/2012), Enzymology of Difficult Natural Products

Dr. Wei Xu (From 6/2013), Rediscovering Natural Chemical Diversity

Dr. Yi Zou (From 1/2014), Enzymology of Difficult Natural Products

Dr. Mancheng Tang (From 2/2014), Enzymology of Difficult Natural Products

Dr. Muxun Zhao (From 7/2014). Nanobiotechnology and Chemical Biology

Dr. Shushan Gao (From 12/2014). Natural Product Biosynthesis

 

Ph.D. Students:

 

Ralph Cacho (UCLA, CBE 2010) Nonribosomal Peptides from Fungi

Anthony Denicola (UC Irvine, CBE 2013) Metabolic Engineering

Diego Gavia (UC Santa Barbara, Chemistry, 2013) Natural Product Chemistry

Carly Bond (Caltech, CBE 2013) Biocatalysis

John Billingsley (UCLA, CBE 2014)

Nicholas Liu (UCLA, CBE 2014)

Yan Yan (SIOC, CBE 2014)

Leibniz Hang (UCSD, Chemistry, 2014)

Renee Hsieh (UCLA, CBE 2014)

 

Visiting Scientists:

 

Prof. Xuming Mao (Zhejiang University) Streptomyces Targets

Prof. Zhajun Zhan (Zhejiang Technology University) Fungal Natural Products

Prof. Dehai Li (Ocean University of China) Genome Mining

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Allison Nguyen (Junior, Biochemistry)

Jason Fang (junior, Biochemistry)

 

Alumni Postdoc and Visiting Scientists

 

Academic Positions

Jixun Zhan (PD, 2006-2007) Associate Professor, Utah State University

Li Li (PD, 12/2010-12/2011), Associate Professor, Fujian Normal University, China

Yit-Heng Chooi (PD 1/2009-3/2013) Research Scientist, Australia National University

Wenbing Yin (PD, 10/2012-12/2013) Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Microbiology, Beijing, China

Youcai Hu (PD, 4/2013-10/2014), Professor, Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College,, Beijing, China

Jaclyn Winter (PD, 7/2011-12/2014), Assistant Professor, University of Utah

 

Industry Positions and Others

Woncheol Kim (PD, 2008-2010), Research Scientist, BASF, NY. (was at JBEI)

Nidhi Tibrewal (PD, 4/2013-4/2014)

Sameh Solliman (PD, 6/2013-10/2014), UCLA Medical School

 

Visiting Scientists and Students

Yingtong Di (VS,2011-2012) Associate Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Liangyu Zheng (VS,2011-2012) Associate Professor, Jilin University, China

Roslinah Hussain (VS, 2012-2013) Professor, University Technology MARA (UiTM). Malaysia

Shuang Li (VS, 2012-2013) Associate Professor, South China University of Technology, China

Wenqing Chen (VS, 2012-2013) Associate Professor, Wuhan University, China

Lene Petersen (VGS,2013-2014) Ph.D. Student, Denmark Technical University

 

 

Alumni Graduate Students

 

Academic Positions

Wenjun Zhang (Ph.D, 2009), Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley.

Gu Zhen (Ph.D., 2010), Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina/North Carolina State link

 

Industry Positions and Others

Suzanne Ma (Ph.D. 2009), Senior Research Scientist, Matrix Genetics

Xinkai Xie (Ph.D., 2010), Entrepreneurship

Lauren Pickens (Ph.D., 2011) Research Scientist, Amyris

Anuradha Biswas (Ph. D. 2013) Research Scientist, MedImmune.

Angelica Zabala (Ph.D. 2014) Personal interests

 

Still Young

Hui Zhou (Ph. D., 2011) Postdoc, MIT (Prof. Chris Voigt)

Yanran Li (Ph. D. 2012) Postdoc, Stanford (Prof. Christina Smolke)

Kangjian Qiao (Ph. D. 2012) Postdoc, MIT (Prof. Gregory Stephanopoulos)

Wei Xu (Ph. D. 2013) Postdoc, UCLA

Ryan Peng Wang (Ph. D. 2013) Postdoc, Harvard University (Prof. Emily Balskus)

Sherry Xue Gao (Ph. D. 2013) Postdoc, Harvard University (Prof. David Liu)

Muxun Zhao (Ph.D. 2014) Postdoc, UCLA

 

 

Alumni Undergraduate, Masters and Visiting Students

 

Aya Westbrook (BS) Graduate student, UCLA Graduate School

Jake Ceccarelli (BS) Graduate student, UC Irvine

Ashley Allen (BS) Graduate student, Georgia Institute of Technology

Hung Chau (BS)

Teng Liu (BS) Bayer Inc.

Sean Gallagher (BS) Avon

Joshua Ferreira (BS) Graduate student, Stanford Chemical Engineering

Victor Mai (BS) Tufts Dental School

Todd Ambo (BS) 3M

Arthur Wojcicki (MS 2006)

Andre Maranhao (BS 2010) Graduate Student, UT Austin Biochemistry

Chris Dong (BS)

Jennifer Guerrero (BS 2010) Graduate student, UCSB Chemical Engineering

Leo Chen (MS 2011) LS9

Huma Rasool (BS, 2011)

Ian McRae (BS)

Qian Liu (visiting Ph.D. student from Shanghai Jiaotong University, 2011)

Mariel Lising (BS 2012)Fluor

John Mac (BS) Graduate student, USC

Katherine Wu (BS)

Renee Hsieh (BS 2013) Fluor

Nova Wang (BS 2013) Baxter

Nathan Cho (BS)

Alli Koivunen (BS)

Jingjing Wang (MS 2013)

Elizabeth Truong (BS)

Thet Mon Pyone (BS)

David Choi (BS)

Wai Man (Emily) Yu (BS)

Laure Hua (BS)

Daniel Xue (BS)

Ryan Wei (BS)

 

 

 

Group Pictures:

2014: San Francisco Trip

 

 

2013: Fall party

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2012: Christmas at Fogo De Chao Beverly Hills

 

2011: PT Birthday

 

2011: Marina Del Ray

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2010: Honda Ya

 

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2010: Marina Del Ray

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2009: WJ and Suzanne going away party

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2005

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