About Us

Lab Members

Daniela Nicastro

Daniela Nicastro

Associate Professor

Ph.D. (2000) Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

jianfeng.lin@utsouthwestern.edu


Jianfeng Lin

Jianfeng Lin

Instructor

Ph.D. (2008) Xiamen University, China
Projects: Cryo-ET of cilia and dynein

jianfeng.lin@utsouthwestern.edu


Qian Wang

Qian Wang

Senior research scientist

Ph.D. (2001) Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Projects: Molecular genetics & cell biology

qian.wang@utsouthwestern.edu


Zhiguo Shang

Zhiguo Shang

Senior research scientist

Ph.D. (2010) Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan
Projects: TYGRESS and image processing

zhiguo.shang@utsouthwestern.edu


Xiaowei Zhao

Xiaowei Zhao

Senior research associate

Ph.D. (2006) Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Projects: Cryo-ET/FIB of ciliary/basal body structures

xiaowei.zhao@utsouthwestern.edu


Gang Fu

Gang Fu

Postdoctoral researcher

Ph.D. (2013) Hokkaido University, Japan
Projects: Cryo-ET and biochemistry of cilia

Gang.Fu@utsouthwestern.edu


Thomas Ni

Thomas Ni

Postdoctoral researcher

Ph.D. (2016) Colorado State University
Projects: Technical development & imaging of cancer-related macromolecules

thomas.ni@utsouthwestern.edu


Daniel Stoddard

Daniel Stoddard

Postdoctoral researcher

Ph.D (2017) Bandies University
Projects: Cryo-ET of cilia and MIPs

daniel.stoddard@utsouthwestern.edu


Long Gui

Postdoctoral researcher

Ph.D (2016) University of Washington, Seattle
Projects: Cryo-ET

long.gui@utsouthwestern.edu


Nhan Phan

Nhan Phan

Research technician
Projects: Biochemistry

nhan.phan@utsouthwestern.edu


Past lab members

Trainee  Position Training Period Current contact
Aguang Dai Postdoc 04/2015 – 05/2017 EM facility manager at UT Austin
Kangkang Song Postdoc 01/2010 – 03/2017 Cryo-EM facility, UMass Med School
Cristina Berciu Postdoc 08/2008 – 05/2016 EM facility manager at Maclean Hospital, Boston
Michael Cardone Master’s 11/2013 – 08/2015  
Si Yan Postdoc 06/2014 – 05/2015 Postdoc at Novartis
Thomas Heuser Postdoc 07/2007 – 01/2014 EM facility director, Vienna Biocenter Core Facilities (VBCF), Austria
Xiaofeng Fu Postdoc 01/2010 – 12/2013 postdoc in Zhang lab, Pittsburg
Cynthia Barber Postdoc 02/2009 – 07/2013 Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Blanca Carbajal-González Master’s 06/2011 – 03/2013 EM facility manager, Mount Holyoke College
Kyoko Okada Postdoc 08/2011 – 11/2012  Utah
Milen Raytchev  Postdoc 01/2008 – 12/2011 postdoc in Johnson Lab, Boston University School of Medicine
Noreen Francis Research Technician 06/2008 – 05/2011 Dana Farber Institute, Boston
Saumya Sankaran Research Technician 08/2009 – 08/2010 PhD student at Stanford University
Vivian Tang Research Technician 06/2007 – 04/2008 University of Illinois
Joshua Rosenberg  Postdoc  08/2007 – 03/2008 Olympus light microscopes