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Meet the Lab

Ophir Klein
  • Ophir Klein, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Principal Investigator
Adriane Joo
  • Adriane Joo, Ph.D.
  • Lab Manager
Chunying Li
  • Chunying Li, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Visiting Professor
Kerstin Seidel
  • Kerstin Seidel, Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
Saunders Ching
  • Saunders Ching, Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
Kelly Chavez
  • Kelly Chavez, Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • (joint with Desai Lab)
  • Jimmy Hu, Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
Jan Prochazka
  • Jan Prochazka, Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
Amnon Sharir
  • Amnon Sharir, D.V.M.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
Adrien Naveau
  • Courtney Alexander, Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
Roy Nattiv
  • Roy Nattiv, M.D.
  • Clinical Fellow
Alice Goodwin
  • Alice Goodwin, D.D.S., Ph.D.
  • Resident/Postdoctoral Fellow
Kyle Jones
  • Kyle Jones, D.D.S.
  • D.D.S./Ph.D. Student
Vagan Mushegyan
  • Vagan Mushegyan, D.D.S.
  • D.D.S./Ph.D. Student
Ysbrand Nusse
  • Ysbrand Nusse, B.S.
  • Ph.D. Student
Michaela Prochazkova
  • Michaela Prochazkova, M.S.
  • Ph.D. Student (Czech Academy of Sciences)
Michaela Prochazkova
  • Mian Wan
  • Ph.D. Student
Rebecca D'Urso
  • Rebecca D'Urso
  • Research Assistant
Sarah Alto
  • Sarah Alto, B.S.
  • Staff Research Associate
Elizabeth Beals
  • Elizabeth Beals, B.S.
  • Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
Asoka Rathnayake
  • Asoka Rathnayake, B.A.
  • Laboratory Assistant

Lab Alumni

Lab Member Lab Position Current Position
David Lyons Staff Research Associate UCSF Ph.D. Student
Kevin Ting Volunteer UCSF Technician
Ashley Sanders M.S. Student Private sector employee
Pauline Marangoni M.S. Student Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon Ph.D. Student
Pasha Mostowfi Staff Research Associate Western University Dental Student
Alex Nee UCSF Dental Student UCSF Orthodontic Resident
Camille Petersen Junior Specialist Stanford Ph.D. Student
Cyril Charles Postdoctoral Fellow Assistant Professor, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Jiali Tian Postdoctoral Fellow Assistant Professor, Xian University
Saeed Azimi M.S. Student Private sector employee
Nicolas Strauli Staff Research Associate UCSF Ph.D. Student
Tim Wen Staff Research Associate UCSF Dental Student
Young Lim Visiting Faculty Assistant Professor, Seoul National University
Yoichi Yamada Visiting Faculty Lecturer, Aichi Medical University
Sayaka Yamada Visiting Faculty Assistant Professor,Aichi Gakuin University
Zhifeng Wang Visiting Faculty Dean of Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Shandong University
Jing Lan Visiting Faculty Assistant Professor, Shandong University
Brian Biehs Postdoctoral Fellow Staff Scientist, Genentech
Wenli Yu Postdoctoral Fellow Researcher, UCSF Oral Surgery Department
Maya Landan Junior Specialist Albert Einstein Medical Student
Kha Tran Staff Research Associate University of Colorado Medical Student
CeeCee Fairley Genetic Councelor Genetic Counselor, Genzyme
Keane Young Volunteer USC Dental Student
Naoya Higuchi Visiting Faculty Faculty, Aichi Gakuin University
Hongbing (Henry) Lu Visiting Faculty Assistant Professor, Fujian Medical University
Hady Felfly Postdoctoral Fellow Researcher
Bahar Houshmand Volunteer Student, International Dentist Program, University of Washington
Andrew Jheon Postdoctoral Fellow Assistant Professor , UCSF
Orapin Horst Postdoctoral Fellow Assistant Professor , UCSF
Ekaterina Petrova Clinical Fellow Private Practice
Adrien Naveau Postdoctoral Fellow Associate Professor , Université Paris Descartes
Xu Zheng Visiting Professor Associate Professor
Sarah Altro Staff Research Associate PhD Student