Alumni

Alexander Mauney
Field: Physics (Ph.D.)
Email: awm88@cornell.edu
Education: B.S. Physics, North Carolina State University

Alex analyzed the structural dynamics of nucleosomes using novel computational modeling methods.
Next position: Senior system engineer at Raytheon

 

 

 

Alex Plumridge
Field: Physics (Ph.D.)
Email: ap866@cornell.edu
Education: M. Physics, University of Sheffield

Alex developed experimental tools and technologies to address challenging problems in RNA-directed therapeutics, including microfluidic platforms for high-throughput screening of small molecule inhibitors to functional RNA elements such as riboswitches.
Next position: Systems integration scientist at PacBio

 

.George Calvey
Field: Applied Physics (Ph.D.)
Email: gdc66@cornell.edu
Education: B.S. Physics & Mechanical Engineering, Clarkson University

George developed methods and instrumentation for time-resolved structural studies on XFEL and synchrotron beamlines.
Next position: Physicist at Kimball Physics

 

 

.Andrea Katz
Field: Applied Physics (Ph.D., Postdoc)
Email: amk362@cornell.edu
Education: B.S. Physics, Trinity University

Andrea designed and built technology for time-resolved studies at XFELs and synchrotrons.
Next position: Physicist at Kimball Physics

 

 

 

.Luke Meyer
Field: Applied Physics (B.S.)
Email: lcm227@cornell.edu

Luke developed agarose electrophoresis methods for analyzing RNA-protein complexes.

 

 

 

 


Joyce Liu
Field: Biomedical Engineering (Undergraduate Student)
E-mail: jll332@cornell.edu

 

 

 

 

 


Xiaowen Wang
Field: Master of Science in Applied Physics
E-mail: xw453@cornell.edu
Favorite Technique
Molecular biology
Favorite Molecule
NCPs

 

 

 


Jeffrey Huang
Field: Applied Physics (Undergraduate Student)
E-mail: jh2279@cornell.edu
Favorite Technique
Ensemble modelling of SAXS data
Favorite Molecule
SAM2, mixed sequence ssRNA’s

 

 

 

Joshua Tokuda

Joshua Tokuda
Field: Biophysics (Ph.D.)
E-mail: jmt326@cornell.edu
Education
B.S. Biophysics University of California, Los Angeles
Favorite Technique
Time-Resolved SAXS
Favorite Molecule
Cryptochrome (when it doesn’t aggregate!)

 

 

Yujie Chen
Yujie Chen
E-mail: yc864@cornell.edu
Education
Ph.D. Physics Michigan State University
B.S. Physics Fudan University
Favorite Technique
Time-Resolved SAXS, Contrast Matching
Favorite Molecule
pRNA and cns2

 

 

Julie Sutton
Julie Sutton
Field: Applied Physics (Ph.D.)
E-mail: jls535@cornell.edu
Education
B.A.Sc. Engineering Science University of Toronto
Favorite Technique
Single-Molecule FRET
Favorite Molecule
dT30

 

 

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Yunsheng Wang
Field: Master of Science (M.S.)
E-mail: yw658@cornell.edu
Education
B.S. Physics Hefei University of Technology
Favorite Technique
PDMS Microfluidics
Favorite Molecules
PDMS

 

 

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Abhijit Lavania
Field: Applied Physics (Ph.D.)
E-mail: jls535@cornell.edu
Major
B.S. Engineering Physics
Favorite Technique
Computational Approaches
Favorite Molecule
dT30 and dA30

 

 

Seong Ha Park
Seong Ha Park
Field: Biophysics (Ph.D.) Rotation Student
E-mail: sp2274@cornell.edu
Education
B.S. Physics KAIST
Favorite Technique
SAXS
Favorite Molecules
phiX174 and ST-1

Next Position: Graduate Student in Michelle Wang’s Lab.

 

Steve Meisburger
Steve Meisburger
E-mail: spm82@cornell.edu
Field: Applied Physics (Ph.D.)
Education
B.A. Physics Carleton College
Favorite Technique
Time resolved small angle X-ray scattering

Next Position: Post Doctorate Associate in Nozomi Ando’s Lab at Princeton University.

 

 

Huimin Chen
Huimin Chen
E-mail: hc236@cornell.edu
Education
Ph.D. Applied Physics Cornell University
B.S. Physics Cornell University
Favorite Technique
Pointillism
Favorite Molecule
Mouse acetylcholinesterase-TZ2PA6 anti complex

Next Position: Postdoctoral Fellow (visiting) in Daniel Larson Lab at NIH.

 

Mark Landy
Mark Landy
E-mail: mal289@cornell.edu
Favorite Molecule
ATP synthase

Next Position: Research Assistant at Tisch Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York

 

 

 

 

Peter Gu
Peter Gu
E-mail: psg46@cornell.edu
Favorite Technique
ICP-AES
Favorite Molecule
Biotin

Next Position: Intern at MITRE → Translational Sciences Intern at Medimmune → Engineer at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

 

 

Chris Jones
Christopher Jones
Postdoctoral Associate
Next Position: Senior Staff Scientist at Advanced Reconnaissance Corp, Principal Scientist at MakerBot

 

 

 

Joshua Blose
Josh Blose
Postdoctoral Associate
Next Position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry at SUNY Brockport

 

 

 

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Yizui Yu
Graduate Student
Master of Science in Applied Physics

 

 

 

Natalie Paquette
Natalie Paquette
Undergraduate Student
Next Position: Theoretical Physics Ph.D. Student at Stanford University

 

 

 

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Jiecheng Zhang
Undergraduate Student
Next Position: Theoretical Physics Ph.D. Student at Stanford University

 

 

 

Li Li
Li Li
Graduate Student
Biophysics Ph.D.
Next Position: Analyst at Goldman Sachs

 

 

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Jessica Lamb
Graduate Student
Applied Physics Ph.D.
Next Positions: Postdoctoral Fellow at NIH → Staff Fellow at FDA

 

 

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Kurt Andresen
Graduate Student
Applied Physics Ph.D.
Next Positions: Postdoctoral Fellow at Colgate University → Visiting Professor at Colgate University → Assistant Professor of Physics at Gettysburg College

 

 

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Hye Yoon Park
Graduate Student
Applied Physics Ph.D.
Next Positions: Research Fellow at Albert Einstein College of Medicine → Visiting Scientist at Janelia Farms Research Campus of HHMI → Associate at Albert Einstein College of Medicine → Assistant Professor at Seoul National University.

 

 

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Lisa Kwok
Graduate Student
Applied Physics Ph.D.
Next Positions: Senior Scientist at US Genomics → Senior Scientist, Chemistry Development at Illumina

 

 

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Silena Paik
Graduate Student
Master of Engineering

 

 

 

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Xiangyun Qiu
Postdoctoral Associate
Next Positions: Research Fellow at NIH → Visiting Scientist at UMass Amherst → Assistant Professor at George Washington University