Team DTE

Team DTE

DTE | Postdocs | PhD Students | Masters Student | Visiting ScholarUndergraduates | Alumni

Principal Investigator

Danielle Tullman-Ercek
Associate Professor
ercek at northwestern.edu

Postdoctoral Fellows

Douglas Griffith
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Postdoctoral fellow
dag30 at berkeley.edu
Min-Kyoung Kang
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Postdoctoral fellow
mkkang at northwestern.edu

PhD Students

Mary Slininger Lee
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, UC Berkeley
mslining at berkeley.edu
Lisa Burdette
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, UC Berkeley
lburdette at berkeley.edu
NSF GRFP
Emily Hartman
Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley
echartma at berkeley.edu
NDSEG Fellowship
co-advised by Prof. Matt Francis
Han Teng Wong
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley
wonght at berkeley.edu
A*STAR NSS(PhD)
Taylor Dickman
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University
taylordickman2020 at u.northwestern.edu
NSF GRFP and Cabell Fellowship
Bon Ikwuagwu
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University
bikwuagwu at u.northwestern.edu
Ryan Fellowship
Charlotte Abrahamson
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University
cabrahamson at u.northwestern.edu
co-advised by Prof. Mike Jewett

Master Students

Zachary Cowden
Masters in Biotechnology
Shobhit Patoria
Masters in Biotechnology
Amber (Lan) Wang
Masters in Biotechnology
Maria (Qi) Wang
Masters in Biotechnology

Visiting Scholar

James Bevington
Consultant
jbevingt at gmail.com

Undergraduate Researchers

Emily Chen
Leah Keiser
Jordan Harrison

Postdoctoral Alumni

Georg Basler, Ph.D. [Postdoctoral fellow: JBEI]
Michael Fisher, Ph.D. [Postdoctoral fellow: Rutgers University]

Doctoral Alumni

Sergey Boyarskiy, Ph.D. [Scientist: Intrexon]
Anum Azam, Ph.D. [Postdoctoral fellow: Kortemme Lab, UCSF]
Stephanie Davis-Lόpez, Ph.D. [Scientist; Next Interactions]
Jeff Glasgow, Ph.D. [NRC postdoctoral fellow: Cochran Lab, Stanford University]
Chris Jakobson, Ph.D. [Postdoctoral fellow: Jarosz Lab, Stanford University]
Eddy Kim, Ph.D. [Postdoctoral fellow: Fox Lab, University of Colorado at Boulder]
Kevin Metcalf, Ph.D. [Postdoctoral fellow: Mrksich Lab, Northwestern University]
Vimalier Reyes-Ortiz, Ph.D. [Engineer: Advent Engineering Services]

Master’s Alumni

Michael Asensio, M.S. [Scientist: Gigagen]
Hsin-Yi Lin
Hannah Reese

Undergraduate Alumni

Vivian Li, Protein secretion translocon characterization, 01/2016 to 05/2016.
Stephanie Sanchez-Herrejon, secretion translocon characterization, 06/2015 to 08/2015
Kamaria Ashley Kermah, microcompartment engineering, 06/2015 to 08/2015
Ashley Barbosa, microcompartment engineering, 06/2015 to 08/2015
Mandy Li, Protein secretion assay development, 06/2015 to 05/2016.
Brian Choi, Yeast transporter engineering, 11/2014 to 05/2016.
Yiqun Chen, Microcompartment activity assay development, 09/2014 to 05/2016.
Brandon Yao, Protein secretion assay development, 09/2014 to 05/2016.
Cheng (Kim) Li, Protein secretion assay development, 02/2013 to 05/2016. Post-graduate: Medicine at University of British Columbia
Chuchu Zhang, Microscopy image analysis development, 09/2014 to 08/2015.
Sandy Rosales, Protein secretion assay development, 05/2014 to 08/2015.
Jacob Cota, Microcompartment protein interactions, 06/2013 to 12/2015.
Elias Valdivia, Protein secretion assay development, 05/2013 to 08/2015. Post-graduate: NSF Fellow, deferred graduate study one year.
Edson Romero, Protein secretion modeling, 2/2015 to 05/2015.
Matthew Aguirre, Microcompartment engineering, 06/2014 to 09/2014.
Niwen Kong, Efflux pump engineering, 05/2011 to 08/2011 and 09/2012 to 12/2014. Post-graduate: Research technician, University of California San Francisco.
Michelle Gantos, Yeast transporter engineering, 06/2014 to 08/2014.
Vanessa Mackley, Microcompartment assembly and segregation, 06/2014 to 08/2014.
Hannah Tabakh, Characterization of hexanol-tolerant unknown microbe, 01/2010 to 08/2014. Post-graduate: Graduate Program in Microbiology at University of Washington.
Quan Tran, Microcompartment assay development, 06/2013 to 12/2013.
Sahil Nallan, Efflux pump characterization, 06/2013 to 08/2013.
Julia Lazzari-Dean, Efflux pump characterization, 06/2013 to 08/2013 (Amgen Scholar). Post-graduate: Graduate Program in Chemical Biology, University of California Berkeley, and NSF Fellow.
Samuel Condon, Microcompartment purification, 03/2013 to 05/2014. Post-graduate: Research technician at Johns Hopkins Medical School.
Yu-Kao (Tony) Hung, Polyamine transporter engineering, 09/2012 to 05/2013.
Kirk Mallet, Microcompartment characterization, 08/2012 to 03/2014.
Zackery Field, Efflux pump characterization, 05/2012 03/2013.
Jonathon Wright, Efflux pump engineering, 03/2012 to 08/2013. Post-graduate: Graduate Program in Engineering Management, Duke University.
Ling Yeung, Efflux pump characterization, 03/2012 to 05/2013.
Garrett Sell, Efflux pump characterization, 03/2012 to 05/2012.
Ryan Elandt, Cellulase engineering, 01/2012 to 08/2012.
Charles Dhong, Fluorescent protein assay development, 10/2011 to 05/2012. Post-graduate: Graduate School in Chemical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University.
Christopher Laurel, Microcompartment purification, 08/2011 to 05/2012.
Sarena Horava, Microcompartment assay development, 06/2011 to 08/2011 (Amgen Scholar). Post-graduate: Graduate School in Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, and NSF Fellow.
Casey Finnerty, Protein secretion assay development, 01/2011 to 05/2013. Post-graduate: Graduate Program in Environmental Engineering, University of California Berkeley.
Ryan Choi, Protein secretion characterization, 01/2011 to 05/2013.
Amanda Polley, Efflux pump engineering, 01/2011 to 05/2011.
Angelin Cheng, Viral capsid nanobioreactor engineering, 01/2011 to 12/2011.
Masaki Yamada, Efflux pump engineering, 01/2011 to 05/2012. Post-graduate: Engineer at Genentech.
Eddie Morris, Twin arginine translocation characterization, 05/2010 to 08/2010 (Summer Undergraduate Research Internship, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as Community College Student). Currently: Undergraduate in the Chemical Engineering Program, Georgia Tech.
Kelly Twu, Stress promoter circuit engineering, 08/2010 to 05/2013.
Eric Kittleson, Cellulase purification, 01/2010 to 12/2010. Post-graduate: Associate Scientist, PPD Inc.
Kevin Liu, Genetic circuit engineering, 01/2010 to 05/2011. Post-graduate: Graduate School in Law.
Yuria Anaga, Microcompartment assay development, 01/2010 to 05/2011. Post-graduate: Graduate School in Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University.