Dynamic Nucleic Acid Systems lab
Elisa Franco, Assistant professor
Ph.D. California Institute of Technology (2012), University of Trieste (2008).
Laurea Degree: Power systems engineering, University of Trieste (2002).
Email: efranco at ucr dot edu
3401 Watkins Drive, Bourns Hall A311, Riverside, CA 92521
Positions: Currently we do not have any open position.
Current lab members
Staff and postdoctoral scholars
Hari K. K. Subramanian, Assistant Project Scientist, ME
Ph.D. institution: NYU
Leopold N. Green, Postdoctoral Scholar, ME Ph.D. institution: UCR NSF Fellow 2013
Postdoctoral Scholar, ME Ph.D. institution: Georgia Tech
Jaimie M. Stewart, Ph.D. Student, BIEN
Vahid Mardanlou, Ph.D. Student, EE
Christian Cuba Samaniego, Ph.D. Student, ME
Siddharth Agarwal, Ph.D. Student, BIEN
Melissa Klocke, Ph.D. Student, ME
Raffaele Baggi, Ph.D. Student, ME
Krishen Wadwhani, Undergraduate student, BIEN
Kimia Yaghoubi, Undergraduate student, Neuroscience
"Honorary" lab members
- Franco Blanchini, Professor, University of Udine, Italy
- Giulia Giordano, Postdoctoral scholar, Lund University, Sweden
- Rebecca Schulman - Johns Hopkins University
- Kirill Afonin - University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- Francesco Ricci - University of Rome, Tor Vergata
- Rizal Hariadi - Arizona State University
- Vincent Noireaux - University of Minnesota
- Chase Beisel - North Carolina State University
- Mary Dunlop - Boston University
- Julius Lucks - Northwestern University
- Andrea Serrani - Ohio State University
Alumni, with position after leaving our lab
- Jonathan N. Lloyd, undergraduate and MS student, UCR BIEN.
- Claire H. Tran, undergraduate student, UCR BIEN -> Biomolecular Science Ph.D. program at UCSB.
- John Reed, undergraduate and M.S. student, UCR ME -> Epic Systems Corporation.
- Andrew Reimer, M.S. student, UCR BIEN -> Roche Molecular systems.
- Stewart Contreras, M.S. student, UCR ME -> Systems engineer at Northrop Grumman.
- Rex Lu, undergraduate student, UCR ME -> MAE M.S. program at UCLA.
- Manuel Bedrossian, undergraduate student, UCR ME -> Research engineer at Caltech.
- Danyia Ashhad, undergraduate and M.S. student, UCR BIEN.
- Sho Kitada, undergraduate student, UCR Biochemistry.
- Christopher Galley, undergraduate student, UCR Biology.
- Chiara Favaretto, Ph.D. Student, University of Padua, Italy
- Andrea Carron , M.S. student, University of Padua.
- Maximilian Weitz, Ph.D. student, Technical University Munich. Joined Beltos GmbH.