Group Members

We are looking for a new postdoc and a laboratory assistant to join the team (see openings)!

C. Ron Yu

Pricipal Invesitigator
email: cry@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Solid State Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • B.Sc. Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • Ph.D., M.Ph., M.Sc., Molecular, Cellular and Biophysical Studies Columbia University

Limei Ma

Research Scientist
email: lim@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Biology, Peking University, Beijing, China
  • Ph.D. Immunology, University of Illinois-Chicago

Qiang Qiu

Research Specialist I
email: qiq@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Biochemistry, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
  • Ph.D. Biophysics, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Yunming Wu

Postdoctoral Research Associate
email: ygw@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Biology, Wuhan University, China
  • Ph.D. Biology, Open University, England

Ai Fang

Postdoctoral Research Associate
email: afang@stowers.org

  • B.Eng. Bioinformatics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
  • Ph.D. Neuroscience, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China

Michael Hirte

Microscopist
email: mhi@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Physics, Portland State University
  • M.Sc. Applied Physics, University of Oregon

Carter Long

Bioinformaticist
email: clong@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Cellular & Molecular Biology, Humboldt State University
  • M.Sc. Biology, University of Oregon

Michelle Tan

Bioinformatics Technician
email: mtan@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Biochemistry and Biophysics, Oregon State University
  • B.Sc. Computer Science, Oregon State University

PhD students

Rishabh Raj

Predoctoral Researcher, Open University
email: rraj@stowers.org

  • B.Tech. Biological Science and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

Wenjing Xu

Predoctoral Researcher, Open University
email: wxu@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Biology, Wuhan University, China

Kyle Duyck

Predoctoral Researcher, Open University
email: kduyck@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Biochemistry and Biophysics, Oregon State University, Corvallis
  • M.Sc. Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene

Rahul Garg

Predoctoral Researcher, Stowers Graduate School
email: rgarg@stowers.org

  • B.Tech. Biological Science and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

Graduate researchers

Max Hills

Graduate researcher
email: mhills@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Biology, University of Oregon
  • M.Sc. Biology, University of Oregon

Administrative Support

Indigo Warren-Holman

Adminstrative Assistant
email: iwarren-holman@stowers.org

  • B.S. Healthcare Management, Avila University

Alumni

    Postdoctoral Research Associates

    Jie Hie, 2005-2010
    Oxana Litvine, 2005-2007
    SangSeong Kim, 2007-2012
    Zhuoming Li, 2007-2011
    Sachiko Haga-Yamanaka, 2010-2014
    Elden Yu, 2010-2011
    Zhenhua Gui, 2010-2011
    Zulin Yu, 2010-2011
    Lakshmi Chandrashaka, 2011-2014
    Ming Ma, 2013-2014
    Churljong Kim, 2015-2016
    Hetan Chang, 2017-2018

    Research Technicians

    Evan Gillespie, 2005-2007
    Peniel Zelalem, 2006-2007
    Arian Abdulla, 2007-2008
    Nirjal Sapkota, 2007-2008
    Aaron Scott, 2008-2009
    Justin Ryder, 2010-2011
    Kristin Jensen, 2010-2011
    Ian Smith, 2011-2012
    Amurta Nath, 2012-2013
    Daniel Lee, 2011-2013
    Daniel Friedman, 2014-2015

    Graduate Researchers

    Vasha DuTell, 2013-2015
    Dar Dahlen, 2013–2015
    Jason Catalico, 2016-2017
    Peter Schwarz, 2018-2019
    Kohl Kinning, 2018–2019

Summer Interns

2005 – Stowers Scholar: Emily Abdoler
2006 – Stowers Scholar: Stefani Fontana & Sutton Ansley
2007 – Stowers Scholar: Stephen Gradwohl
2008 – Stowers Scholar: Justin Ryder & Jing Hu
2009 – Stowers Scholar: Megan Fracol, Andrew Satterlee, Lingxue Zhang & Katharina Grauel
2010 – Stowers Scholar: Megan Fracol, Andrew Satterlee, & Roman Becicka, Shan Shen & Tao Wang,; Interns: Lingxue Zhang & Xinyun Peng
2011 – Stowers Scholar: Colleen McLaughlin, Vivekanandan Ramalingam, Amurta Nath, Wanlu Liu, Yilin Li, Yunming Wu & Martula Kolodziejczek
2012 – Stowers Scholar: Matthew Bruce, Megan Hoffman, Nimish Mittal, Daniel Friedman, Yin (Jerry) Yue, Sri Karthika Shanmugam, Karthikeyan Murugesan & Zheng (Cindy) Xing
2013 – Stowers Scholar: Rishabh Raj, Zita Hubler, Laura Nay and Florian Bilz
2014 – Stowers Scholar: Sruti Raja, Wenjing Xu
2015 – Stowers Scholar: Mohamed Eltabbal; Intern: Clara Ma; St. Luke Hostpital Interns: Tyler Jost, Madison McCulloch, John Shook
2016 – Stowers Scholar: Ruohan Zhong, Grace Li-Haug, Sam Dore; Shashank Chepurwar; Paris VII intern: Malalaniaina Rakotobe
2017 – Stowers Scholar: Kevin Li, Renny Ma, Tyler Jost; Paris VII intern: Ronael Yablanka
2018 – Stowers Scholar: Kevin Li, Sandon Scott, Edwin Qiu, Yiyang “Reus” Zhu; Paris VII intern: Clarisse Dumont