Current Members
 Principal Investigator

Kam W. Leong, Ph.D. Curriculum Vitae | email

Samuel Y Sheng Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Professor of Systems Biology

Columbia University

Research Interests: Regenerative Medicine with Direct Cellular Reprogramming

 Research Staff

Chai Hoon Quek, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Mechanical Eng. and Materials Sci.,

Duke University

Speciality: Inorganic Chemistry, Drug Delivery

 

Hyesung Kim, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Biomaterials Engineering,

Kangwon National University

Speciality: Cell & Tissue Eng., Gene Delivery



Tzu-Chieh (Kate) Ho, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Pathology,

University of Rochester Medical Center

Speciality: Cancer Therapeutics,

Nanomedicine

Jounghyun Helen Lee, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering

Stevens Institute of Technology

Speciality: Microfluidics, Organ-on-a-chip

 



Cong Xu, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Biophysics

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Speciality: Microfluidics, Organ-on-a-chip

Zhaoxu Tu, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry,

Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin

Speciality: Cancer Therapy, Drug Delivery,

Inflammation Modulation



Yiling Zhong, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Chemical Biology, Soochow Univ.

Specialty: Material Science, Cancer Therapy,

Drug Delivery

Naoto Yoshinaga, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Bioengineering,

The University of Tokyo

Speciality: Polymer Chemistry,

Gene and Drug Delivery



Yang Xiao, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering

Yale University

Specialty: Single Cell RNA Sequencing,

Organ-on-a-chip, Developmental Neurosci.

Yeh-Hsing (Sima) Lao, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

Speciality: Gene Editing and Babysitting



Wei Leong, M.Sc. email

Research Associate

 

 

 

Joyce K. Zhou, B.Sc. email

Research Associate

 

 

 

 Doctoral Students

Dantong (Danielle) Huang, M.Sc. email

Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

Speciality: Stem Cell Engineering,

Cell Reprogramming

Jing Gong, M.S.c email

Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

Speciality: Gene Editing, Nanomedicine



Hanze Hu, M.Sc. email

Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

Speciality: Microfluidics, Nanomedicine

 

Ding Tang, M.Sc. email

Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

Speciality: Gene Delivery, Nanomedicine

 



Siyu He, B.Sc. email

M.S./Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

Speciality: Stem Cell Engineering

 

Tolu O. Akinade, B.Sc. email

M.D./Ph.D. Student,

College of Physicians and Surgeons

Columbia University Medical Center

Speciality: Nanomedicine, Cancer Therapeutics



Sarah Cai, B.Sc. email

M.S./Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

 

 

Divya Bhansali, B.Sc. email

M.S./Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

 

 

 Master's Students

Caleb Sangchul Lee, B.Sc. email

M.S. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

 

 

Vrinda Johri, B.Sc. email

M.S. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

 

 



Yuefei Zhu, B.Sc. email

M.S. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

 

 

Jongwon Im, B.Sc. email

M.S. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

 

 

 Visiting Scholars

Baoding Huang, M.D., Ph.D. email

Associate Chief Physician

The Sixth Affiliated Hospital

Sun Yat-sen University, CHINA

 

Jie Zhou, M.D., Ph.D. email

Associate Chief Physician

Department of Breast Oncology

Affiliated Cancer Hospital & Institute

Guangzhou Medical University, CHINA



Lisha Zheng, Ph.D. email

Associate Professor

Beihang University, CHINA

Speciality: Tissue Eng., Structural Biology

 

Yanru (Rosie) Yang, M.Sc. email

Joint Ph.D. Student

Southeast University, CHINA

Speciality: Neuroengineering

 



Hanyao Huang, D.D.S. email

Joint Ph.D. Student

West China Hospital of Stomatology,

Sichuan University, CHINA

 

Feng Liu, B.Sc. email

Joint Ph.D. Student

Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry,

Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA

 



Yongqiang Xiao, M.D. email

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Undergraduate Students

Moshe J. Willner email

Senior, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia SEAS

 

 

Naazanene M. Vatan email

Senior, Biology

Columbia College

 

 



Ozgenur Celik email

Sophomore, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia SEAS

 

 

Caroline Chen email

Sophomore, Biology

Columbia College

 

 



Kasim Waqar email

Sophomore, Computer Science and Biology

Columbia College