Our Group

Mohammad R. K. Mofrad, PhD

Mohammad R. K. Mofrad

Professor and PI

Jhinuk Barman

Jhinuk Barman

Gut Microbiome

Tanin Barzanian

Tanin Barzanian

NPC

Zeinab Jahed

Zeinab Jahed, PhD

Visiting Scholar (Lab Alumna)
Nuclear-cytoskeleton linkage in cellular mechanotransduction

Jiwon

Jiwon “Jimmy” Kim

Deep Learning, Cardiovascular Biomechanics

Ali Madani

Ali Madani

PhD student in Applied Science & Technology
Machine Learning / Deep Learning in Medicine, Molecular Modeling, Public Health

Claire Man

Claire Man


NPC

Atsushi MATSUDA

Atsushi MATSUDA

PhD student in Mechanical Engineering

Sungmin Park

Sungmin Park, PhD

Post-doc in Bioengineering
Cell Adhesion

Akshay Rathish

LINC Complex and Cellular Mechanotransduction

Stephanie Rider

Stephanie Rider

Molecular Dynamics of mRNA Export

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Hengameh Shams, PhD

Visiting Scholar (Lab Alumna)
Mechanobiology of Integrins and Focal Adhesion Dynamics

Cyna Shirazinejad

Cyna Shirazinejad

PhD student in Biophysics

Deep Learning and Molecular Simulations

Sage Templeton

Sage Templeton
Vyom Thakkar

Vyom Thakkar

Molecular Biomechanics, Cellular Mechanotransduction

Karinna Vivanco

Karinna Vivanco

PhD student in Bioengineering

Ehsaneddin Asgari

Ehsaneddin Asgari

PhD student in Applied Science & Technology
Deep Learning for NLP in Biology

(currently in abstentia)

Zainab Haydari

Zainab Haydari

PhD student in Bioengineering
Mechanics of Stretch-Activated Ion Channels in the Immune System

(currently in abstentia)

Mohaddeseh Peyro

Mohaddeseh Peyro

PhD student in Mechanical Engineering
Coarse-Grained Modeling of the Nuclear Pore Complex

(currently on leave of absence)

Hassan P. Modarres

Hassan P. Modarres, PhD

Visiting Scholar

Bioinformatics

R. Sarah Kohansal

R. Sarah Kohansal, PhD/MPH

Education and Outreach Manager

Public Health, Education


Alumni

Ms. Anwaar Al-Zireeni (presently CEO and Co-founder of Diagnostics Startup Privail Inc.)
Dr. Amirhossein Arzani (presently Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Northern Arizona University)
Dr. Mohammad Azimi (presently Senior Director Of Engineering at Ark.one Health, Inc.)
Mr. Alex Baelde (presently in Healthcare Project Manager at Poly-Shape)
Dr. Ahmed Bakhaty (presently Data Scientist at WorkDay)
Ms. Heather Bowerman (presently CEO and Founder at Dot Labs)
Mr. Jack Bulat (presently at U. Penn School of Medicine)
Dr. Preethi Chandran (presently Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Howard University)
Dr. Javad Golji (presently Senior Research Scientist at Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research (NIBR))
Dr. Zeinab Jahed (presently Post-Doc at Stanford University)
Dr. Yousef Jamali (presently Assistant Professor of Bio-Mathematics at Tarbiat Modares University)
Dr. Helene Karcher, PhD (presently Senior Research Scientist at Novartis)
Dr. Reza Karimi (presently Lead Data Scientist at Elsevier)
Dr. Ahmad Khalil (presently Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University)
Dr. Joseph Leach (presently Medical Resident at UCSF School of Medicine)
Dr. Seung Lee (presently Co-Founder at Vintage Lab)
Dr. Mehrdad Mehrbod (presently CEO at NextGen Sequencing startup Riz-Araye Sharif)
Dr. Seyed Hanif Mahboobi (presently Senior Data Scientist at ‎Amazon)
Dr. Kranthi Mandadapu (presently Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Berkeley)
Dr. Ruhollah Moussavi-Baygi (presently Post-Doc at UCSF)
Dr. Ioanna Pagani (presently a Staff Scientist, Bioinformatics at Life Technologies Corporation)
Dr. Sephalie Patel (presently Anesthesiologist at Moffitt Cancer Center)
Mr. Stephen Peter (presently Senior R&D Engineer at Ceterix Orthopaedics)
Dr. Nur Aida Abdul Rahim (presently technology consultant at Luna Innovations Inc)
Dr. Amir Shamloo (presently Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology)
Dr. Hengameh Shams (presently Post-Doc at UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences)
Mr. Daniel Shreter (presently at Director WW OEM Marketing at Microsoft)
Dr. Ashkan Vaziri (presently Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Northeastern University)
Dr. Eli J. Weinberg (presently a Consultant at McKinsey & Co.)
Dr. Sang-Hee Yoon (presently Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Inha University, South Korea)
Mr. Peter White (presently Senior Director at Salesforce)
Dr. Ting Zhu (presently Associate Professor of Life Sciences at Tsinghua University, China)