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Former Lab Members

NamePositionDatesCurrent Position
Elizabeth Smythe, Ph.D. Postdoc 1989-1992 Professor Centre for Developmental Genetics School of Medicine and Biomedical Science
University of Sheffield
Thomas E. Redelmeier, Ph.D. Postdoc 1989-1992 CEO Northern Lipid, Inc.
Vancouver, B.C. Canada
Takeshi Baba, MD, Ph.D. Postdoc 1992-1994 Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy
Yamanashi Medical University
Yamanashi, Japan
Jenny E. Hinshaw, Ph.D. Postdoc 1993-1996 Investigator (Tenured)
Laboratory of Cell Biochemistry and Biology
NIDDK
Bethesda, MD
Hanna Damke, Ph.D. Postdoc


Staff Scientist 
1992-1996 

1998-2004 
Assistant Professor
Department of Cell Biology
University of Nevada, Reno
Christophe Lamaze, Ph.D. Grad. Student / Postdoc 1993-1998 Principal Investigator
The Curie Institute
Paris, France
Dale Warnock, Ph.D. Postdoc 1994-1997 Development Scientist
Bayer Healthcare
Berkeley, Calif.
Amandio Vieira, Ph.D. Postdoc 1994-1996 Associate Professor (Tenured)
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, B.C., Canada
Amy Muhlberg, Ph.D. Grad. Student 1995-1999 Principal, Government Relations
Life Technologies
Washington, DC
Shana Barbas, Ph.D. Postdoc 1996-1998 Research Scientist
Alexion Pharmaceuticals
La Jolla, Calif.
Marius Lotscher, Ph.D. Postdoc 1996-1997 Institute for Experimental Immunology
University of Zurich,  Switzerland
Matthias Jost, Ph.D. Postdoc 1996-2000 Scientist IV
Research and Development
Gen-Probe, Inc.,
San Diego, Calif.
Fiona Simpson, Ph.D. Postdoc 1996-2000 Group Leader
Epithelial Cancer Research Hospital
University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia
Susanne Koch, Ph.D. Postdoc 1997-1998 Science Department Head
AP Biology Teacher
La Jolla Country Day School
Lisa Hannan, Ph.D. Postdoc 1997-2000 Managing Editor
Traffic: The International Journal of Intracellular Transport
Sherri Newmyer, Ph.D. Postdoc 1997-2001 Department of Pharmacy
University of California, San Francisco
Sanja Sever, Ph.D. Postdoc 1998-2000 Asst. Professor
Division of Nephrology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Charlestown, MA 
Kenneth Fish, Ph.D. Postdoc 1999-2001 Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburg
Steven J. Bark, Ph.D. Postdoc 1999-2001 Adjunct Asst. Professor
Clinical and Translational Research Institute
University of California, San Diego
Brian Ceresa, Ph.D. Postdoc 2000-2002 Associate Professor
Department of Cell Biology
University of Oklahoma
Steven Sholly, Ph.D. Grad. Student 2000-2004 Scientific Medical Writer
AMGEN
Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Sean Conner, Ph.D. Postdoc 2000-2004 Associate Professor
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Minnesota
Binaya Panda, Ph.D. Postdoc 2001-2002 Research Scientist
Affymetrix
San Francisco, Calif.
Thomas Schröter, Ph.D. Postdoc 2001-2004 Sr. Principal Scientist
Pfizer
West Palm Beach, Fla.
Byeong Doo Song, Ph.D. Staff Scientist 2001-2004 President
Scripps Korea Antibody Institute
Seoul
Fabienne Soulet, Ph.D. Postdoc 2002-2004 Research Associate
University of Bordeaux-1 France
Robert Watson, Ph.D. Postdoc 2003-2004 Assistant Professor
Pharmacological Sciences
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Miwako Ishido, Ph.D. Postdoc 2001-2005 Manager, Scientific Affairs Division
Janssen Pharmaceutical K.K.
Tokyo, Japan
Defne Yarar, Ph.D. Postdoc 2003-2008 Special Fellow
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Rajesh Ramachandran, Ph.D. Postdoc 2004-2008
2009-2010
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Case Western Reserve University
Mark Surka, Ph.D. Postdoc 2004-2006 Medical Affairs Manager
IKARIA, Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Josh Chappie  Grad Student 2004-2010 Postdoctoral Fellow
National Institutes of Health
Thomas Pucadyil, Ph.D. Postdoc 2006-2010 Assistant Professor and Wellcome Trust-DBT Intermediate Fellow
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
Allen Liu Postdoc 2007-2011 Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan
Costin Antonescu Postdoc 2008-2011 Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biology
Ryerson University
Toronto, Ontario, Canada