Lab Members

Claudia Benavente, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Developmental and Cell Biology
Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
claudia.benavente@uci.edu
(949) 824-7845

 

 

STAFF

LoredanaLoredana Zocchi, PhD
Associate Specialist
lzocchi@uci.edu

 

 

 

CLINICAL FELLOWS

Aditi Mehta, DO
Pediatric Oncology Hematology Fellow
University of California, Irvine
Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)

 

 

 

 

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS

StephStephanie Wu
Ph.D. – Developmental and Cell Biology

 

 

 

 

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Jocelyne Lopez
Biological Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

Annie Kim Jeon
Pharmaceutical Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

Yijun Gu
Pharmaceutical Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

Sara Akhlaghi
Biological Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

Kristy Thu-Thao Huynh
Pharmaceutical Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

FORMER MEMBERS

RESEARCH STAFF

Sanam Rashidi – Junior Specialist (2014-2015) – currently at UCSF School of Pharmacy

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS

David Panek – Medical student (M.D.) in the School of Medicine (2016)

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Patricia Osuna – Pharmaceutical Sciences (Summer 2017 – CAMP)

Erin Yamanaka – Pharmaceutical Sciences (2015-2017)

Uyen Tran – Pharmaceutical Sciences (2015-2017)

Kyle Thien Tran – Pharmaceutical Sciences (2015-2017)

Josselyn Peña – Biological Sciences (2016-2017) – currently Ph.D. student at Stanford

Ashley Hadweh – Biological Sciences (2016) – currently at USC School of Pharmacy

Austin Stills – Pharmaceutical Sciences (2016) – currently at USC School of Pharmacy

Kayla Simonson – Pharmaceutical Sciences (2015-2016)

JungAh Kim – Pharmacy – Ewha Woman’s University (2015)

Ani Rupenian – Public Health (2015)

 

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Luis Rizo – UCI CRI Science Youth Fellowship Program (Summer 2017) – Westminster High School

Bryanna Perez – UCI CRI Science Youth Fellowship Program (Summer 2016) – Estancia High School Senior

 

 

BENAVENTE LAB – Spring 2017

BENAVENTE LAB – Summer 2016

Lab pic-goofBENAVENTE LAB – Summer 2015