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.

More information about the Beckman Institute Posdoctoral Program is online.

2019 Postdoctoral Fellows

Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

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

2017 Postdoctoral Fellows

Beckman-Brown Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Vivan Lau, Ph.D. from Stanford University

Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Rachel (Klaren) Bollaert, Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Caterina Lamuta, Ph.D. from the University of Calabria, Italy
  • Courtney Sobieski, Ph.D. from Washington University

2016 Postdoctoral Fellows

2016 Beckman-Brown Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • 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 the National University of Singapore
  • Kenneth Hernandez-Burgos, Ph.D. from Cornell University
  • Si On Yoon, Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Yue Zhuo, Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

2015 Postdoctoral Fellows

2015 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

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

 

2014 Postdoctoral Fellows

2014 Carle Foundation Hospital-Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow

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

2014 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

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

2013 Postdoctoral Fellows

2013 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

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

 

2012 Postdoctoral Fellows

2012 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

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

 

2011 Postdoctoral Fellows

2011 Carle Foundation Hospital-Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow

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

2011 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

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

 

2010 Postdoctoral Fellows

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 Postdoctoral Fellows

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 at Urbana-Champaign

2008 Postdoctoral Fellows

2008 Carle Foundation Hospital-Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Michael Walsh, Ph.D. from Lancaster University

2008 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

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

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

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 the 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, 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 the University of Wales
  • Cristina Iani, Ph.D. from the 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