Former Postdoctoral Fellows

Former Postdoctoral Fellows

Former Beckman postdoctoral fellows include the following programs: Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (presented to four to six researchers annually since 1992), the Beckman-Brown Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (presented to one fellow annually since 2015), and the Carle Foundation Hospital-Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows (presented to one or two recipients approximately every three years since 2008).

Former Postdoctoral Fellow Fan Lam, who is now a faculty member at Illinois.

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    2019 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Fatemeh Ostadhossein, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

    2018 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Kevin Clark, Ph.D. from Iowa State University
    • Matthew Moore, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

    2018 Carle Foundation Hospital-Beckman Institute Fellows

    • Aaron Anderson, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    • Jianfeng Wang, Ph.D. from National University of Singapore

    2017 Beckman-Brown Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellow

    • Vivan Lau, Ph.D. from Stanford University

    2017 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Rachel (Klaren) Bollaert, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    • Xing Jiang, Ph.D. from University of California, Los Angeles
    • Caterina Lamuta, Ph.D. from University of Calabria, Italy
    • Michelle Rodrigues, Ph.D. from Ohio State University
    • Courtney Sobieski, Ph.D. from Washington University
    • Benjamin Zimmerman, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

    2016 Beckman-Brown Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellow

    • Lydia Kisley, Ph.D. from Rice University

    2016 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • James Checco, Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Junlong Geng, Ph.D. from National University of Singapore
    • Kenneth Hernandez-Burgos, Ph.D. from Cornell University
    • Si On Yoon, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    • Yue Zhuo, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

    2015 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Ana Daugherty, Ph.D. from Wayne State University
    • Daniel Kleinman, Ph.D. from University of California, San Diego
    • Fan Lam, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    • Maxwell Robb, Ph.D. from University of California, Santa Barbara
    • Limei Tan, Ph.D. from ashington University
    • Yingjie Zhang, Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley

    2014 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • John Biggan, Ph.D. from University of Texas at Arlington
    • Gillian Hamilton, Ph.D. from University of Delaware
    • Semin Lee, Ph.D. from Indiana University
    • Jason Patrick, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    • Tomasz Wrobel, Ph.D. from Jagiellonian University, Poland

    2014 Carle Foundation Hospital-Beckman Institute Fellows

    • Rachael Rubin, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

    2013 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Preethi Jyothi, Ph.D. from Ohio State University
    • Chao Ma, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    • Renee Sadowski, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    • Abhishek Singharoy, Ph.D. from Indiana University
    • Nathan Ward, Ph.D. from University of Utah

    2012 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Suma Bhat, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    • Bradley Deutsch, Ph.D. from University of Rochester
    • Sarah Erickson, Ph.D. from Florida International University
    • Heather Lucas, Ph.D. from Northwestern University
    • Jie Sun, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    • Baoxing Xu, Ph.D. from Columbia University

    2011 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Thomas van Dijk, Ph.D. from Vrije University, the Netherlands
    • Jonathan Fan, Ph.D. from Harvard University
    • Kyle Mathewson, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    • Meredith Silberstein, Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Joseph Toscano, Ph.D. from University of Iowa

    2011 Carle Foundation Hospital-Beckman Institute Fellows

    • Jongsick Kim, Ph.D. from University of Pittsburgh

    2010 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • S. Derin Babacan, Ph.D. from Northwestern University
    • Simon Fischer-Baum, Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University
    • Malini Ranganathan, Ph.D. from U-C Berkeley
    • Ilia Solov'yov, Ph.D. from Frankfurt University, Germany

    2009 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Jeremy Brooks, Ph.D. from University of California, Davis
    • Nanshu Lu, Ph.D. from Harvard University
    • David Mayerich, Ph.D. from Texas A&M University
    • Nathan Parks, Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology
    • Edward Wlotko, Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

    2008 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Jacob Eisenstein, Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Agustín Mihi, Ph.D. from University of Seville
    • Amy Shih, Ph.D. from University of Illinois
    • Joel Voss, Ph.D. from Northwestern University

    2008 Carle Foundation Hospital-Beckman Institute Fellows

    • Michael Walsh, Ph.D. from Lancaster University

    2007 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Derek Hoiem, Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University
    • Zhi Jiang, Ph.D. from Purdue University
    • Severine Lepage, Ph.D. from University of Líège, Belgium
    • Jongseung Yoon, Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2006 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Dirk Bernhardt-Walther, Ph.D. from California Institute of Technology
    • Sarah Brown-Schmidt, Ph.D. from University of Rochester
    • Yael Gertner, Ph.D. from University of Pennsylvania
    • Ming Hsu, Ph.D. from California Institute of Technology
    • Joseph B. Geddes III, Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University
    • Mark Neider, Ph.D. from Stony Brook University
    • Stephanie Rinne, Ph.D. from University of Illinois

    2005 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Chandramalika Basak, Ph.D. from Syracuse University
    • Emma Falk, Ph.D. from Helsinki University
    • Silvio Savarese, Ph.D. from CalTech
    • Zhihong Zeng, Ph.D. from Chinese Academy of Sciences

    2004 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Byron McCaughey, Ph.D. from Tulane University
    • Michelle Meade, Ph.D. from Washington University, St. Louis
    • Timothy Nokes, Ph.D. from University of Illinois, Chicago
    • Maxim Raginsky, Ph.D. from Northwestern University

    2003 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Joshua Ballard, Ph.D. from University of Colorado
    • Richard Godijn, Ph.D. from Vrije Universiteit, Amersterdam
    • Mathews Jacob, Ph.D. from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
    • Ryan Kershner, Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2002 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Tyler Bruns, Ph.D. from University of Illinois
    • Stan Colcombe, Ph.D. from University of Illinois
    • Diego Diaz, Ph.D. from Cornell University
    • Sarah Grison, Ph.D. from University of Wales
    • Cristina Iani, Ph.D. from University of Bologna

    2001 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Michael Bevan, Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University
    • Donald Cannon, Ph.D. from Penn State University
    • Christina Grozinger, Ph.D. from Harvard University
    • Jesse Spencer-Smith, Ph.D. from Indiana University

    2000 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • John Paul Minda, Ph.D. from SUNY, Buffalo
    • Slava Rotkin, Ph.D. from Ioffe Institute, Russia
    • Ilya Zharov, Ph.D. from University of Colorado

    1999 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Dale Barr, Ph.D. from University of Chicago
    • Hong Hua, Ph.D. from Beijing Institute of Technology
    • Jason McCarley, Ph.D. from University of Louisville
    • Lolita Rotkina, Ph.D. from Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute

    1998 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Michal Balberg, Ph.D. from Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    • Gregory DiGirolamo, Ph.D. from University of Oregon

    1997 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Brendan Frey, Ph.D. from University of Toronto
    • Tammy Ivanco, Ph.D. from McMaster University

    1996 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Srinivas Akella, Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University
    • Jose Jimenez, Ph.D. from Columbia University
    • Chen Liu, Ph.D. from Techinion-Israel Institute of Technology

    1995 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Prahlad Gupta, Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University
    • Gregory Zelinsky, Ph.D. from Brown University

    1994 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Barbara Church, Ph.D. from Harvard University
    • Narayan Srinivasa, Ph.D. from University of Florida

    1993 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Andreas Herz, Ph.D. from Heidelberg University
    • Rajeev Sharman, Ph.D. from University of Maryland

    1992 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Andrew Nobel, Ph.D. from Stanford University
    • Efrat Shimshoni, Ph.D. from The Weizmann Institute of Science