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

Xun Tang,
Postdoctoral Scholar, ME Ph.D. institution: Georgia Tech

Ph.D. students


Jaimie M. Stewart, Ph.D. Student, BIEN

Vahid Mardanlou, Ph.D. Student, EE

Christian Cuba Samaniego, Ph.D. Student, ME
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Siddharth Agarwal, Ph.D. Student, BIEN

Melissa Klocke, Ph.D. Student, ME

Raffaele Baggi, Ph.D. Student, ME

Undergraduate students


Krishen Wadwhani, Undergraduate student, BIEN

Kimia Yaghoubi, Undergraduate student, Neuroscience

"Honorary" lab members

Collaborators

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.

Former visitors

  • 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.

Visitors