Postdoctoral Fellow Profiles

Wei-Chung “Daniel” Chiang

Wei-Chung Daniel Chiang

Hometown: Hualian, Taiwan
Undergraduate: Department of Chemical Engineering, Yuan-Ze University, Taiwan
Graduate Institution: Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Mentor: Beth Levine, M.D.
Projects: 1) Genome-wide siRNA screen for novel regulators of beclin1/2-bcl2 complex formation.
2.) The role of beclin2 in tumorigenesis

Alvaro Fernandez

Alvaro Fernandez

Hometown: Gijon, Spain
Undergraduate: Universidad de Oviedo
Graduate Institution: Universidad de Oviedo
Mentor: Beth Levine, M.D.
Projects:The role of autophagy in cell death

Yang "Guanshu" Liu

Guanshu Liu

Hometown: Jilin, China
Undergraduate: Tsinghua University, China
Graduate Institution: Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Mentor: Beth Levine, M.D.
Project: The role of autophagy in the regulation of AMPK activation and metabolic signaling

Yueguang Rong

Yueguang Rong

Hometown: China
Undergraduate: Shan Dong Agriculture University
Graduate Institution: Tsinghua University
Mentor: Qing Zhong, M.D. Ph.D.
Project: TBD

Salwa Sebti

Yueguang Rong

Hometown: Montpellier, France
Undergraduate: Paul Sabatier University of Toulouse
Graduate Institution: University of Montpellier 1
Mentor: Beth Levine. M.D.
Project: 1) Role of autophagy in cancer 2) Role of Beclin 1 at the mitochondria

Tobias Wijshake, Ph.D.

Tobias Wijshake

Hometown: Hoogeveen, The Netherlands
Undergraduate: University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Graduate Institution: University of Groningen, The Netherlands and Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Projects: Mechanisms of Beclin 1 tumor suppressor function in breast cancer

Yuting Zhao

Yuting Zhao

Hometown: Tianjin, China
Undergraduate: Peking University
Graduate Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Mentor: Beth Levine. M.D.
Project: The role and mechanisms of GAPR-1's functions in autophagy