Lab Members

Principle Investigator

Xing Dai, PhD
Principle Investigator

Hometown: Shanghai, China
Hobbies: Singing & Tai Chi
Favorite Food: Hot Foods & Tea





Staff Scientists



Peng Sun, PhD
Assistant Specialist

Hometown: Beijing, China
Hobbies: Playing Tennis
Favorite Food: Dumplings



Postdoctoral Scholars

unnamed-1Yingying Han, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar

Hometown: Heilongjiang, China
Hobbies: Going to Museums and the Beach
Favorite Food: Seafood in General & White Rice





Graduate Students

Melissa Ann McNeil
Masters Student

Hometown: Sudden Valley, OC
Hobbies: Swimming & Going to the Beach
Favorite Food: Sushi








Morgan Dragan
PhD Student

Hometown: Themyscira
Hobbies: Sports & Crafts
Favorite Food: I like salad





Guadalupe Gutierrez
PhD Student

Hometown: Mos Eisley, Tatooine
Hobbies: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Surfing & Guns!
Favorite Food: Free Food





Remy Vu
PhD Student

Hometown: Hawkins, Indiana
Hobbies: Disney
Favorite Food: Ice Cream, Noodles & Eggos





Visiting Scientists


Kazuhide Watanabe
Visiting Scientist

Hometown: Tochigi, Japan
Hobbies: Rock Climbing
Favorite Food: Ramen



Fusheng Zhou
Visiting Scientist

Hometown: Hefei, China
Hobbies: Badminton
Favorite Food: All Kinds of Fish


Lab Manager

Anh Pham
Lab Manager

Hometown: Pixie Hollow, Neverland
Hobbies: Dancing
Favorite Food: Spicy Beef Noodles



Former Lab Members


Daniel Haensel, PhD

Current Position: Postdoc – Stanford Hometown: Saratoga, California
Hobbies: Eating Food
Favorite Food: Japanese & Thai