Previous Laboratory Members and their current positions

Andres Plata Stapper, PhD – Postdoc, now (Senior Associate Scientist, Amgen)

Melodyanne Cheng, – Undergraduate Student, now ()

Megan Ealy, PhD – Postdoc, now (Assistant Professor of Biology, Drury University)

Steven Losorelli, – Undergraduate Student, now (Stanford Undergraduate Student)

Robert Durruthy-Durruthy, PhD – Graduate Student, now (Genomics Field Application Scientist, Fluidigm Corporation)

Robert Boescke, MD – Postdoc, now (Development Project Manager, Auris Medical, Zug, Switzerland)

Eun Jin Son, MD, PhD – Postdoc, now (Assistant Professor, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea)

Meike Herget, PhD – Postdoc, now (CTO and Co-Founder, Avails Medical Inc.)

Stijn Elbers, – Medical Student, now (Medical Student, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)

Mohammad Ronaghi, PhD – Postdoc, now (Student, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry)

Marjan Nasr – Research Technician, now (Research Technician, University of Kentucky)

Lars Becker, PhD – Postdoc, now (Research Core Technologist, Stanford University – OHNS)

Kazuo Oshima, MD, PhD – Postdoc, now (Assistant Professor, Osaka University School of Medicine)

Milica Gakovic, PhD – Postdoc, now (Research Associate, Dept. of Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Stanford University)

Zhaohua (Jaccie) Guo, PhD – Postdoc, now (Research Associate, Washington University, St. Louis)

Michelle Yu – Undergraduate Student, now (Stanford Undergraduate Student)

Ideke (Ida) Lamers, – Undergraduate Student, now (Graduate Student, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)

Deepa J Galaiya – Medical Student, now (Resident Physician, Harvard Medical School)

Roman Laske, MD – Postdoc, now (Resident Physician, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland)

Saku Sinkkonen, MD, PhD – Postdoc, now (Senior Physician, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland)

Simone Jörs, PhD – Graduate Student, now (Postdoctoral Fellow, TU Munich, Germany)

Felix Gahlen, MD – Postdoc, now (Resident Physician, Bochum University Hospital, Germany)

Zhigang Xu, PhD – Postdoc, now (Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, Shandong University, Jinan, China)

Christian Grimm, PhD – Postdoc, now (Group Leader, Privatdozent, LMU Munich)

Kunyoo Shin, PhD – Postdoc, now (Assistant Professor, OHSU)

Kinuko Masaki, PhD – Postdoc, now (Scientific Consultant, Fluidigm Corporation)

Stefan Volkenstein, MD – Postdoc, now (Resident Physician, Bochum University Hospital, Germany)

Anthony W. Peng, PhD – Graduate Student, now (Assistant Professor, Dept of Physiology & Biophysics, U of Colorado Denver)

Marc Diensthuber, MD – Postdoc, now (Resident Physician, Hannover Medical University, Germany)

Veronika Starlinger, MD – Postdoc, now (Resident Physician, Vienna University Hospital, Austria)

Patrick Hsu – High School intern, now (Principal Investigator, Salk Helmsley Fellow, The Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA)

Math P. Cuajungco, PhD – Postdoc, now (Associate Professor, Cal State University, Fullerton, CA) mcuajungco*

Pascal Senn, MD – Postdoc, now (Senior Physician, Berne University Hospital, Switzerland) Pascal.Senn*

Dawn Teo, MD – Postdoc, now (Physician, Singapore)

C. Eduardo Corrales, MD – Postdoc, now (Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Woman’s Hospital)

Qingwei Ruan, MD – Postdoc, now (?)

Karen Watters, MD – Postdoc, now (Instructor, Childrens Hospital, Boston, MA)

Graham Roblin, MD – Postdoc, now (ENT Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff)

Hong Liu – Research Technician, now (ENT Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China)

Hideki Mutai, PhD, DVM – Postdoc, now (National Institute of Sensory Organs, Tokyo Medical Center)

Huawei Li, MD – Postdoc, now (Professor, ENT Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China)

Gabor Keresztes, PhD – Postdoc, now (Assistant Professor, University of Debrecen, Hungary)

(in case someone is missing or if an entry needs an update, please let me know…)


Heller Laboratory – November 2016

Heller Laboratory – May 2016


Heller Laboratory – July 2015


Heller Laboratory – March 2014