KH8A1730Christopher Vollmers

Assistant Professor

“I find that answer vague and unconvincing.”

Dr. rer. nat. , University of Heidelberg

BS, MS Biomedical Sciences, University of Wuerzburg

Current Graduate Students

KH8A1742Ashley Byrne

Graduate Student Ph.D

“But what about the droid attack on the Wookiees?”

UC Santa Cruz

Roger Volden

Graduate Student Ph.D.

“Did you ever hear the tragedy of Darth Plagueis The Wise? I thought not. It’s not a story the Jedi would tell you.”

UC Santa Cruz

Matthew Adams

Graduate Student Ph.D.

“So this is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause!”

UC Santa Cruz

Current Undergraduate Researchers


Samaneh Kiany

Undergraduate Researcher

“It’s over, Anakin! I have the high ground!”

UC Santa Cruz

Honey Mekonen

Sara Gerdom

Sophia Campos

Martin Flores


KH8A1844Dr. Charles Cole

Graduation Summer 2019

Position after graduation:

Scientist II at East Coast Medical Company

Previous Undergraduate Researchers

Imon Islam

James Carbajal

McKenna Hicks

Alex Tseng

Henry Hinton -> now Graduate student at Harvard University

Theron Palmer -> now Graduate student at Johns Hopkins

Alejandro Alejandrez -> now Medical School