Former Kuriyan Lab members

Julyana Acevedo

Indee Labs
Berkeley, CA

Email: julyana [at]

Jeanine Amacher

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Department of Chemistry
Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA

Email: Jeanine.Amacher [at]

Maria Argiriadi

Abbott Bioresearch Center
100 Research Drive
Worcester, MA 01605

Email: maria.argiriadi [at]
Phone: (508) 849-2643

Pradeep Bandaru

Postdoctoral Scholar
Peter Kim Lab
Stanford University

E-mail: pbandaru [at]

Tiago Barros

Publisher Product Lead
Friars House, 160 Blackfriars Road,
London SE1 8EZ, UK

Phone: +44 (0) 20 754 21598

Rashna Bhandari

Staff Scientist and Group Leader
Laboratory of Cell Signalling
Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD)
Bldg.7, Gruhakalpa, 5-4-399/B, Nampally
Hyderabad- 500001, India

E-mail: rashna [at]
Phone: +91-40-24749430

Ann Boriack-Sjodin

Director, Protein and Structural Sciences
Cambridge, MA

Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins University
Department of Biophysics
116 Jenkins Hall
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218

E-mail: gdbowman [at]
Phone: (410) 516-7850

Aaaron Cantor

Scientist II
Proneurotech, Inc.
171 Oyster Point Blvd., Suite 400
South San Francisco, CA 94080

Xiaoxian Cao

Staff Technician
Meyer Lab, UC Berkeley

Caleb Cassidy-Amstutz

Greaduate Student
Savage Lab
UC Berkeley
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Molecular Biology - Massachusetts General Hospital
Dept. of Genetics - Harvard Medical School
185 Cambridge Street, CPZN7250
Boston, MA 02114

E-mail: chao [at]

Tony Chen

School of Medicine + Health Sciences
George Washington Univ, WA DC

Xiaomin Chen

Assistant Professor
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 117
Houston, TX 77030

E-mail: xichen [at]
Phone: (713) 745-5835

Tiffany Chou

Student at University of California School of Optometry

Stephen Chung

Medical Student
Washington University

E-mail: ssc23 [at]
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry
Department of Structural Cell Biology
Am Klopferspitz 18
D-82152 Martinsried, Germany

E-mail: conti [at]
Phone: +49 (89) 8578 3602

Rahul Das

Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences
IISER Kolkata

E-mail: rahul.das [at]

Sebastian Deindl

Assistant Professor
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Computational and Systems Biology
Uppsala University

E-mail: sebastian.deindl [at]

Nick Endres

Department of Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology

E-mail: nickendres [at]

Kate Engel

Fujifilm Wako Diagnostics USA Corporation

E-mail: legneetak [at]

Tanya Freedman

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
University of Minnesota

E-mail: tfreedma [at]

Eric Goedken

Senior scientist
AbbeVie, Bioresearch Center
Worcester, MA

E-mail: eric.goedken [at]
Laboratory of Protein Structure and Biophysics
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
1275 York Ave.
New York, NY 10021

E-mail: jonathan [at]
Phone: (212) 639-6712

Stefania Gonfloni

University of Rome
Dept. of Biology
Via della Ricerca Scientifica
00133 Rome, Italy

E-mail: stefania.gonfloni [at]
Phone: +39-0672594314

Brian Guenther

Assistant Professor
Indiana University
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Van Nuys Medical Science Building
635 Barnhill Drive, room A-128
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5120

E-mail: bguenthe [at]
Phone: (317) 278-3438

Joel Guenther

Postdoctoral Fellow at Sandia National Laboratories

E-mail: guenthej [at]
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
The Royal Melbourne Hospital
Victoria 3050, Australia

E-mail: jgulbis [at]
Phone: +61 3 9345 2555

Jodi Gureasko

Associate Director, Protein & Molecular Sciences
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

E-mail: jodig6 [at]

Celia Harrison

Boston Biomedical Research Institute
64 Grove Street
Watertown, MA 02472-2829

E-mail: harrison [at]
Phone: (617) 658-7700

YongXing He

School of Life Sciences
University of Sciences and Technology
Hefei, Anhui, China

Cassandra Henderson

Marsha Nidanie Henderson

Assistant Professor
Augsburg College, MN

E-mail: hendersn [at]
Phone: (612) 330-1070

André Hoelz

Professor of Chemistry
Faculty Scholar, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Heritage Principal Investigator
California Institute of Technology
Division of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
1200 E. California Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91125-7200

E-mail: hoelz [at]

Morgan Huse

Member, Immunology program
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

E-mail: husem [at]
Department of Chemistry
The City College of New York
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Marshak Science Building 160 Convent Avenue New York, NY 10031

E-mail: dj [at]
Phone: (212) 650 6062

Jeff Iwig

Scientist, Carmot Therapeutics

E-mail: jsiwig [at]

Devin Jones

Lead Web Programmer/Project Manager
Law School of UC Berkeley

E-mail: jones [at]
Phone: (510) 643 3015
Assistant Professor
Cardiovascular Research Institute MC:3122
Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
University of California San Francisco
555 Mission Bay Blvd South, Rm 452W
San Francisco, CA 94158-9001

E-mail: natalia.jura [at]
Phone: (415) 514 1133

Steven Kazmirski

Associate Director of Structure & Biophysics
AstraZeneca Boston R&D
35 Gatehouse Drive
Waltham MA 02451

E-mail: steven.kazmirski [at]
Phone: (781) 839 4361
Assistant Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
364 Plantation Street
Worcester MA 01605

E-mail: Brian.Kelch [at]

Dorothea Kominos

Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Route 202-206
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

E-mail: Dorothea.Kominos [at]
Phone: (908) 231 4423
Associate Professor
New York University School of Medicine
Department of Biochemistry
Skirball Institute, 540 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016
3rd Floor, Lab #17

E-mail: f899152e [at]
Phone: (212) 263 7897

Erika Kovacs

T.S.R. Krishna

Olga Kuchment

Student, Science Communication Program
University of California, Santa Cruz

Email: okuchment [at]
Phone: (510) 847 7204

Meindert Lamers

Junior Group Leader
Medical Research Council
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Cambridge, UK

Email: mlamers [at]
Phone: +44 (0) 1223 402401

Chi-Hon Lee

Unit head of Neuronal Connectivity
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH
Building 18T, Room 106, MSC 5431
Bethesda, MD 20892

E-mail: leechih [at]
Phone: (301) 435 1940

Lore Leighton

37 Rue de Wattignies
75012, Paris

E-mail: thelorax88 [at]

Nick Levinson

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
University of Minnesota

E-mail: nml [at]
Assistant professor
Rudolf Virchow Center for Experimental Biomedicine
Josef Schneider Strasse 2, Haus D15
97080 Wuerzburg

E-mail: sonja.lorenz [at]
Phone: +49-931-3180526

Debora Makino

Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry
Department of Structural Cell Biology
Am Klopferspitz 18
D-82152 Martinsried, Germany

E-mail: debora.makino [at]
Phone: +49 (89) 8578 3633

Randall McNally

Eck Laboratory
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
44 Binney St.
Smith 1036
Boston, MA 02115

E-mail: mcnally [at]
Phone: (617) 632 4398

Ethan McSpadden

Senior Research Scientist
Ideaya biosciences

E-mail: ethanmcspadden [at]
Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
Griffith University, Don Young Road
Nathan, Queensland 4111, Australia

E-mail: jlm [at]
Phone: +61 (7) 3735 6068
Moarefi Consulting
Pharma and Biotech, Structure Based Drug Design

Phone: +49 (89) 543 707 12
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry
McGill University
Francesco Bellini Life Sciences Building
3649 promenade Sir-William-Osler
Montreal, Quebec H3G 0B1, Canada

E-mail: bhushan.nagar [at]
Phone: 514-398-7272

Klara Osapay

Assistant Researcher
Department of Pathology
University of California Irvine
Irvine, CA 92717-4800

E-mail: kosapay [at]
Phone: (949) 824 1044

Patricia Pellicena

Associate Director
Allosteros Therapeutics
Sunnyvale, CA

E-mail: ppellicena [at]
Phone: (650) 266 3670

Sean Peterson

Senior Scientific Researcher
South San Francisco, CA

E-mail: peterson.sean [at]

Michelle Pirruccello

Scientist at Scholar Rock

E-mail: michelle79p [at]

Marjeta Podobnik

National Institute of Chemistry Slovenia
Laboratory for Biosynthesis and Biotransformation of Biologically Active Substances
Hajdrihova 19
1001 Ljubljana, PO. Box 660

E-mail: marjetka.podobnik [at]
Phone: (011-386)-1-476 02 00

Eileen Rattigan

Andrew Ring

Sr. Unix Admin
Seagate Technology

E-mail: dru.ring [at]

Scott Robertson

Oren Rosenberg

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine
University of California at San Francisco

E-mail: oren.rosenberg [at]

Thomas Schindler

F. Hoffmann - La Roche AG
PNRF 93/7.40
CH-4070 Basell

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Basic Sciences Tower 8-140
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8651

E-mail: markus [at]
Phone: (631) 444-3050
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Columbia University
3000 Broadway New York, NY 10027

E-mail: neel.shah [at]
Phone: (212) 854 3555

Nahed Shahabi

Lab Head / Professor
Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute
Mount Sinai Hospital
University of Toronto

E-mail: sicheri [at] mshri.on.c Phone: (416) 586-8471

Kyle Simonetta

Staff Scientist
Nurix, Inc. San Francisco, CA

Stephen Soisson

Merck & Co., Inc.
Whitehouse Station, NJ

E-mail: stephen_soisson [at]
Phone: (732) 594-4349
Associate Professor
Dept. Molecular Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
Room C4-161 (Office)
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

E-mail: hs293 [at]
Phone: (607) 253-3318

Margaret Stratton

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA

E-mail: mstratton [at]

Joe Subotnik

Graduate Student
University of California, Berkeley

E-mail: subotnik [at]

Ramakoti Suresh

Huguette Viguet

Patrick Visperas

Plexxikon, Inc.
Berkeley, CA

Marc Uy

Director, Bloomsbury Center for Structural Biology
Professor, University College, London
Birkbeck College, London
Institute of Structural Molecular Biology
Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX

E-mail: g.waksman [at]

Qi Wang

D. E. Shaw Research
120 W. 45th St., 39th Fl.
New York, NY 10036

E-mail: Qi.Wang [at]
Company Phone: 212-478-0797
Cell: 510-338-8050

David S. Wilson

Chief Scientific Officer - Absalus, Inc.
2462 Wyandotte St
Mountain View, CA 94043

E-mail: dwilson [at]
Phone: (510) 432-0489

Jonathan Winger

Head of Biochemistry
Omniox, Inc.
San Carlos, CA

Lim Wong

Xiaodong Wu

Donglu Xie

Sr. Database Analyst
Academic Information Systems
The University of Texas
Southwestern Medical Center
6001 Forest Park, ND6.218
Dallas, TX 75390

E-mail: donglu.xie [at]
Phone: (214) 645-7100

Hiroto Yamaguchi

Shionogi Innovation Center for Drug Discovery
Discovery Research Laboratories
Pharmaceutical Research Division
5-12-4, Sagisu, Fukushima-ku, Osaka 553-0002, Japan

E-mail: hiroto_yamaguchi [at]
Phone: +81-6-6455-5861

Qingrong Yan

Janssen, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson

E-mail: yanqr510 [at]
Assistant Professor University of Michigan Medical School
Department of Biological Chemistry and Bioinformatics Program
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

E-mail: youngmat [at] Phone: (734) 763-2449

Olga Yurieva

Research Associate
O'Donnell Lab
Weiss Research Building, 14th Floor, Box 228<

E-mail: yurievo [at]
Phone: (212) 327-7255

Xuewu Zhang

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology and
Department of Biochemistry
6001 Forest Park, ND07-300CA
Dallas, TX 75390-9041

E-mail: xuewu.zhang [at]
Phone: (214) 645-6116

Yanxiang Zhao

Assistant Professor
Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dept. of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, HK

E-mail: bcyxzhao [at]

Julie Zorn

Senior Research Associate
South San Francisco, CA