Principal Investigator

Xiaohua Huang

Associate Professor

Materials Science and Engineering Program, UCSD

Email: x2huang(AT)ucsd.edu, Telephone: +1.858.822.2155

Lab Members

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Dr. Eric Chu

Ph.D. in Bioengineering, UCSD

Research: Microfluidics; Single-cell transcriptomics and genomics.

Graduate Students

Wenxu Zhang

B.S. in Physics, University of Science and Technology of China

Research: Single-molecule DNA and protein sequencing; Algorithms and deep machine learning; Computational modeling; Nanofabrication.

Norman Luong

M.S. in Bioengineering, UCSD; B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, UC Merced

Research: Microfluidics; single-cell transcriptomics and genomics; Micro and nanofabrication.

Sylvia Liang

B.S., Chemical Engineering, UCLA

Research: Single-molecule proteomics; computational modeling; algorithms and deep machine learning.

Alumni

Postdoctoral Researchers

Dr. Matthew T Walsh

Ph.D. in Bioengineering, UCSD

Research: Protein engineering; single-molecule DNA sequencing; fluorescence microscopy; microfluidics; single-cell transcriptomics; computational modeling;

Current position: Scientist/Engineer, NanoString Technologies

Dr. Youngjun Song

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, UCSD

Research: microfluidics; micro and nano fabrication

Current position: Assistant Professor, Nano-Bioengineering, Incheon National University, Republic of Korea

Dr. Zhixia Liu

Ph.D. in chemical engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Research: Protein Engineering and Single-molecule DNA sequencing

Current position: Research Scientist, Scripps Research Institute

Dr. Eric Roller

Ph.D. in Bioengineering, UCSD

Research: Single-molecule fluorescence imaging; DNA sequencing; Instrumentation; Computational Modeling; Software development

Current position: Senior Software Engineer, Illumina

Dr. Kwang-seuk Ko

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Iowa State University

Research: Organic synthesis; DNA sequencing; microfacrication and surface chemistry.

Current position:

Dr. Nora Theilacker

Ph.D. in Biophysics, Karlsruhne Institute of Technology, Germany

Research: Proteomics; conjugation chemistry; multiplexed barcoding; imaging

Current position: Postdoctroal Researcher, Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Kui Han

Ph.D. in Physics, Peking (Beijing) University.

Research: Solid-state physics; micro and nano fabrication; DNA nanostructures; nanopores; computational modeling

Current position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Peking University, Beijing, China

Graduate Students

Wei-Keung (Eric) Chu

Ph.D. Thesis:

Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, UCSD

Matthew Walsh

Ph.D. Thesis:

Current Position: Scientist/Engineer, NanoString Technologies

Alex P. Hsiao

Ph.D. Thesis:

Current Position: Engineer,

Hosuk Lee

Ph.D. Thesis:

Current Position: Engineer, Broadcom Inc.

Aric Joneja

Ph.D. Thesis:

Current Position: Senior Scientist/Engineer, Abbott

Nora Theilacker

Ph.D. Thesis:

Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University

Eric Roller

Ph.D. Thesis:

Current Position: Senior Software Engineer, Illumina

Kristopher D. Barbee

Ph.D. Thesis:

Current Position:

Ying-Ja Chen

Ph.D. Thesis:

Current Position: Vice Director, Bioinformatics and Artificial Intelligence, ACT Genomics

Thomas Pisanic

Ph.D. Thesis:

Current Position: Project Scientist, Johns Hopkins University

Guentak Lee

Ph.D. Thesis:

Current Position:

Robert Mifflin

Ph.D. Thesis:

Current Position: Free-Lane Consultant

Elbert Mai

M.S. in Bioengineering, UCSD

Current Position:

Erin McElfish

M.S. Thesis:

Current Position:

Julianna Yeung

M. Eng. in Bioengineering, UCSD Current Position: Senior Manager @ Fresenius Medical Care Asia Pacific, Hong Kong

Anusha Mehta

M. Eng. in Bioengineering, UCSD Current Position:

Victoria Win

M. Eng. in Bioengineering, UCSD Current Position: Research Associate at Edwards Life Sciences

Staff Research Associates

Vivi Talstad

Staff Research Associate (SRA)

M.S., Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Research: Molecular biology; genomics

Current position: Head Engineer, Institute for Surgical Research, UiO/OUS, Norway.

Matt Chandrangsu

Matt Chandrangsu

Staff Research Associate (SRA)

Research: Chip-based PCR technologies; Microfluidics; Microfabrication; Instrumentation.

Current Position: Engineer, Illumina

Undergraduate Students

Name Current Position

  • Laurence Chen, Ph.D. student @ UCLA
  • Ximian Chen, Ph.D. student @ UCLA
  • Karoline Costa Almeida University of Brasilia, Brazil
  • Quang Pham, Investment Associate at J. & W. Seligman & Co., Incorporated
  • Ronnie Chen, MD student at UCSD
  • Simpledeep Banapal MD student at Temple University School of Medicine
  • Sze Yinn (Jessie) Wong, Ph.D. student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Victoria Win, Research Associate at Edwards Life Sciences
  • Andy Koswara, Engineer, Purification Development, Biogen IDEC
  • Jonathan Kuo, Ph.D. student at USC
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