Lab Members


Principle Investigator


Xing Dai, PhD
Principle Investigator
xidai@uci.edu

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

 

 

 

 


Staff Scientists


 

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Peng Sun, PhD
Assistant Specialist
psun2@uci.edu

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

 

 


Postdoctoral Scholars


unnamed-1Yingying Han, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
yingyh1@uci.edu

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

 

 

 

 


Graduate Students


Melissa Ann McNeil
Masters Student
mmcneil@uci.edu

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Morgan Dragan
PhD Student
mdragan@uci.edu

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

 

 

 

 

Guadalupe Gutierrez
PhD Student
guadag7@uci.edu

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

 

 

 

 

Remy Vu
PhD Student
vu.remy@uci.edu

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

 

 

 

 


Visiting Scientists


 

Kazuhide Watanabe
Visiting Scientist
kazuhide.watanabe@riken.jp

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

 

 

Fusheng Zhou
Visiting Scientist
fushengz@uci.edu

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

 


Lab Manager


Anh Pham
Lab Manager
anhtp4@uci.edu

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

 

 


Former Lab Members


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Daniel Haensel, PhD
dhaensel@uci.edu

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