Yang Laboratory

 



 


Former member


University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy


Postdoctoral and Research Associates/Research Scientists:


Megan Carver (2001-2016)


Jixun Dai (2001-2012)


Zhizhong Meng (2002-2004)


Attila Ambrus (2003-2006)


Chanda Punchihewa (2006-2007)


Emmanuel Hatzakis (2008-2010)


Ravi Mathad (2008-2011)


Prashansa Agrawal (2010-2014)


Yuwei Chen (2014-2015)


 


Research Technician:


Rajashree Karale (2013-2014)


Joseph Vasko (2013-)


 


Graduate Student Thesis:


Chanda Punchihewa (Adikaram), BCP/Medicinal Chemistry, 2001-2006, Ph.D. (2002 and 2003 BCP fellowship recipient) Dissertation: DNA and DNA-interacting proteins as anticancer drug targets.


Ding Chen, BCP/Medicinal Chemistry, 2003-2007, Master of Science. Dissertation: Structure and drug-binding study of G-quadruplexes.


Keika Okamoto, Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2008-2009.


Jessica Fortin, Medicinal Chemistry, 2008-2010, Master, Co-advisor


Yuwei Chen, BCP/Chemistry, 2009-2014, Ph.D.


Clement Lin, Drug Discovery and Development, 2010-2016, Ph.D.


Buket Onel, BCP/Chemistry, 2011-2016, Ph.D.


Guanhui Wu, Drug Discovery and Development, 2015-2016, Ph.D. Candidate


 


Ph.D. Student Thesis (Co-Advisor):


Daniel (Zhenjiang) Zhang, 2008-2009, Chemistry, Beijing University, China


Wenting Liu, 2014-2016, Ph.D. candidate, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University


Kaibo Wang, 2015-2016, Ph.D. candidate, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University


 


Visiting Ph.D. Student:


Carolina Espino Barrera, 2012, Ph.D. candidate, Pharmaceutical and Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Chemical Sciences La Salle University, Mexico


Zeinab Mokhtari, 2012-2013, Ph.D. candidate of Analytical Chemistry, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS), Iran


 


Undergraduate Research:


Beth Rosenberger (2001-2002, Pharmacy student)


Alicia Newkirk (2001, Pharmacy student)


Adrienne Kiehle (2003-2006, UBRP student, Physiological Sciences)


Ly Ho (2003-2004, senior thesis, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics)


Adrian De Alba (2004-2006, Minority Health Disparities Program)


Lucy Sanchez Covarrubias (2006, Minority Health Disparities Summer Program)


Mimi Tat (2006-2007, Senior Honors Thesis, Molecular and Cellular Biology)


Irene Alderete (2007 Summer, Arizona Biology Network Summer Program)


Matthew R. Karolak (2007-2008, Biochemistry)


Newsha Sarmadnia (2007-2009, Biochemistry)


Marti Larriva (2007-2010, Chemistry)


Bobby Abdallah (2009-2010, Chemistry and Biochemistry)


Frank W. Li (2010-present, Physiology, UBRP, accepted in 2012 Cancer Biology Graduate Program)


Mitchell Louis Catling (2011- Chemistry)


Nicholas Zehrbach (2012-, Biochemistry and Mol Cell Bio, UBRP)


David Luu Phu (2013-, Environmental Sciences)


Kin Luu (2013-, Physiology)


Daria Timonina (2014-, Biochemistry and MCB)


Spencer Escobedo (2014-, Biochemistry) (Ph.D. Purdue University)


Salil Kalarn (2014-, Biochemistry) (M.D., A.T. Still University)


 


Pharm. D. Student Research:


Marti Larriva (2010-2011, 2014 class)


Lea Mollon (2010-2011, 2014 class)


Rob Sanzenbacher (2010-2011, 2014 class)


Michael Ivey (2010-2011, 2014 class)


Ryan Brewer (2013-, 2016 class)


 


Purdue University, College of Pharmacy


Research Scientists:


Megan Carver (2016)


 


Postdoctoral and Research Associates:


Buket Onel (2016-)


Clement Lin (2016-)


Pradeep Tarikere Palakshan (2017-)


Kaibo Wang (2017-)


Jonathan Dickerhoff (2018-)


 


Research Technician:


Jaspreet Jaspreet Farmahaboundary (2016-2017)


Tara Norris (2017-)


 


Ph.D. Graduate Student Thesis:


Guanhui Wu, MCMP, 2016-, Ph.D. Candidate


Luying Chen, MCMP, 2016-, Ph.D. Candidate


 


Ph.D. Student Thesis (Co-Advisor):


Wenting Liu, Ph.D. candidate, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, 2016


Kaibo Wang, Ph.D. candidate, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, 2016-2017


 


Undergraduate Research:


Joanne Yu-Xuan Lin (College of Pharmacy, 2016-)


Coral M. Peréz González (University of Puerto Rico, 2017 Summer)


Jeungeun Lee (BS/PS, 2017-)