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Lab Members


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Lab Members


Kevin C. Wang M.D., Ph.D. 
PrincipAL Investigator

Email: kevwang [at] stanford.edu
Phone: 650-725-7022

M.D. University of California, San Francisco
Ph.D. Harvard University 

Kevin C. Wang, M.D., Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology, former director of the inpatient dermatology consult service at Stanford, and Attending Physician at the Palo Alto VA. He is a Faculty Member in the Program in Epithelial Biology, Bio-X, and Cancer Biology Ph.D. Program, and his research focuses on epigenetic mechanisms of gene regulation in stem cells, development, and cancer. His clinical interests include complex adult medical dermatology, pruritus, neuropathic dermatoses, and inpatient dermatology.

In his free time, Kevin enjoys cheering on the Giants, 49ers, and Warriors, as well as spending time with his daughter Lillian and son Lucas. 


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sadhana Gaddam
Bioinformatician

M.Sc.  University of South Florida

Sadhana's master's degree was in Bioinformatics and computational Biology, and she joined the Wang Lab in 2018. 

In her free time, Sadhana enjoys music, travel and movies. 


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Derek Le
Graduate Student in Cancer Biology

Email: derek.le [at] stanford.edu

B.S.     University of California, Los Angeles                                       Ph.D.  Stanford University, Cancer Biology

A graduate student in Cancer Biology who grew up here in the Bay Area, focused his studies in human genetics while at UCLA, and, during an internship at the National Institutes of Health studied the Hepatitis C virus.

In his free time, Derek enjoys movies and television. 


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Mo Ameen
Graduate Student in Cancer Biology

Email: mameen [at] stanford.edu

B.S.     University of Minnesota, Genetics                                            Ph.D.  Stanford University, Computational & Systems Cancer Biology and Doctor of Philosophy, 2022


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Poonam AGARWAL
Postdoctoral Scholar in Dermatology

Email: poonamag [at] stanford.edu

B.Sc. Bangalore University                                                                    M.Sc. Bangalore University                                                                      Ph.D. The University of Texas at Austin, Texas

A graduate student in Cell and Molecular Biology, she worked to develop tools to study anticancer drug mechanisms which function through DNA damage.  A recent transplant to California, she is looking forward to discovering it's many secrets!

Poonam joined the lab in 2018, and in her free time enjoys running, hiking, traveling, and making new friends.



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ERIN CHANG
Research Technician

Email: echang17 [at] stanford.edu

B.S. Boston University College of Engineering

A Palo Alto native, Erin returned from the East Coast to join the lab in June 2017. Erin's research focus at BU was Nanoparticle Drug Delivery.  In her free time she enjoys photography, learning new programming languages, playing soccer,  and petting cats.


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John Brauman
J.G. Jackson and C.J. Wood               Professor of Chemistry, emeritus

Email: brauman [at] stanford.edu

S.B. Massachusetts Institute of Technology                                    Ph.D.  University of California, Berkeley                                   

John joined the Wang Lab in 2017 as a mentor to the lab, giving insightful comments to the researchers and giving feedback and new avenues of thoughts in their work.  In his free time, he enjoys spending time in his second home in Truckee.


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Anne K Dazey
Administrative Associate

Email: akdazey [at] stanford.edu

B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara

In her free time Anne enjoys working in her garden, baking, reading and is always ready to travel.

 

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ALUMNI


ALUMNI



stefanie morgan                                                                                                                               GRADUATE STUDENT

B.Sc.  Bridgewater State University                                                                                                                                                                                              Ph.D.  Stanford University

Stefanie was a Graduate Student with the Wang Lab researching genomes from 2014 - 2018.  She is currently doing postdoctoral work at Massachusetts General Hospital with the Haber Lab.


STAR HUyNh                                                                                                                            undergraduate student

B.S. Stanford University 2019

Star was an active member of the the Wang Lab from 2016 - 2017.


NATASHA MARIANO

B.A. Bridgewater State University           

Natasha was with the Wang Lab 2015 -2017 as a Life Science Research Technician.  Currently attending Dartmouth College in the Molecular and Cellular Biology Doctor of Philosophy Program.


Lesley Avila-Rojas
High School Student

Rising Senior at San Mateo High School, San Mateo, CA

Lesley joined the Wang Lab as part of the RISE Summer Internship Program which encourages high school students to get involved in science and engineering programs. She has returned to San Mateo High School to complete her high school tenure and begin applying to colleges for next year.


Ellen Ren
High School Student

Rising Senior at Hopkins School, New Haven, CT

Ellen worked with the Wang Lab during the summer 0f 2018 and has returned to Hopkins School for her senior year and will be also busy with applying to colleges.


James Calhoon
Undergraduate

B.A. expected 2021  Bates College

James worked with the Wang Lab during the summer of 2018 then returned to Bates College where he will finish his degree.


Jasmine Garcia
Assistant Researcher

B.S. San Jose State University 2018

Jasmine is currently a Researcher with the Lab of Carolyn Lee in the Department of Dermatology, Stanford University.


Yunhai Luo, Ph. D.
Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. Cornell University

Yunhai was a member of the lab from 2015 - 2018.


Gautam Shankar
Bioinformatician

M.S.

The Bioinfomatician for the Wang and Oro Labs at Stanford from 2015 - 2018, Gautam has returned to the East Coast to work at Johns Hopkins.


AMY TARANGELO

B.A.  University of Pennsylvania 2015

Amy worked in the Wang Lab in 2015, and is currently a graduate student in the Stanford School of Medicine in Cancer Biology.


DANA HUH

B.S.  Stanford University 2017

Dana worked in the Wang Lab in 2014, and is currently an associate consultant at Triage Consulting Group.


PETER JANKI

B.S.  Case Western Reserve University 2009

Peter worked as a Life Science Researcher from June 2013 - August 2016.  He is currently employed at CalicoLabs in South San Francisco as a Senior Research Associate.


ANDREW SPENCLEY

B.S.  University of California, Berkeley 2012

Andrew was a member of the Wang Lab from August 2012 - September 2015.  He is currently a graduate student in the Stanford School of Medicine in Cancer Biology.

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Lab fun


Lab fun


 

there are many opportunities to share and relax when working in the Wang Lab at Stanford!!!

 
 Quick break for a smile!

Quick break for a smile!

 Filming an instructional on CRISPR for Erin's Jove paper!

Filming an instructional on CRISPR for Erin's Jove paper!

 Gautum and Yunhai sharing a teaching moment

Gautum and Yunhai sharing a teaching moment

 Stef Morgan presents poster at Stanford Institute of Medicine Summer Research Program

Stef Morgan presents poster at Stanford Institute of Medicine Summer Research Program

 Star Huynh presents poster at Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program

Star Huynh presents poster at Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program


 Ted Li presents poster at 2104 Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium

Ted Li presents poster at 2104 Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium


Fall BBQ, October 2016


 Celebrating at Stefanie's Wedding!

Celebrating at Stefanie's Wedding!