Yufei received her B.S. in Biotechnology from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. She is interested in nanobody discovery and protein engineering.
Zhe is a graduate student enrolled in the Carnegie Mellon University- Pitt Program in Computational Biology. He is interested in developing computational tools for mass spectrometry and protein engineering.
Jeffrey (Yong Joon) Kim
Hometown: Irvine, CA
College: NYU/Emory University
Research Interests: Broadly speaking, I am interested in drug discovery research. I have a background in biophysics and structural biology, and I am interested in using structure to guide drug design. My project is centered on developing nanobodies against infectious diseases in the lungs.
Other Interests: As of now, I am clinically interested in Psychiatry and/or Pediatrics. During my free time I like to watch/play basketball, binge-watch TV shows (The Office, Friends, Breaking Bad, Stranger Things, GoT, etc.) and go to the park with my dog Dooley.
Pham earned her M.S. in Environmental Science from Ewha Womans University and Ph.D. from New Jersey Institute of Technology. She is interested in targeted intracellular delivery and developing novel tools to facilitate the diagnosis and therapy of dementia.
Yindan received her B.S. in Pharmacology from Guangdong Pharmaceutical University and had been working on anti-tumor research at Zhejiang University. She is interested in developing nanobody-based immunotherapy against cancer.
Dr. Zhengyun Xiao
Exchange Ph.D student
Now a Research Scientist at the First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University
Student researcher (M.S.)
now a Ph.D student at the department of Biostatistics, Pitt
Allen (Zhuolun) Shen
Now an MD student at Tsinghua University
Laura L. Bahr
Rotation Student (graduate school)
Now a Ph.D student in Dr. Arjumand Ghazi lab, Pitt
Research Tech III
Now an MD student at Drexel
University College of Medicine
Dr. Fei Fang
Now a post-doc associate at Michigan State University
Dr. Changzhong Jin
Now a research faculty at Institute of Infectious Disease, Zhejiang University
High School Summer Students
Rising senior at North Allegheny Sr. High
Class of 2022
Rising senior at Upper Saint Clair High
Class of 2022