People

Principal Investigator:

Dr. Hui-wang Ai
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, School of Medicine, University of Virginia; Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia; Resident faculty member of the Center for Membrane and Cell Physiology
Research Interests: Spatiotemporal Regulation of Biological Signaling; Protein Engineering for Imaging, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics

Postdoctoral Researchers:

Dr. Minghai Chen
Research Interests: Fluorescent protein based biosensors for brain imaging

Dr. Yichong Fan
Research Interests: Fluorescent protein based biosensors for ROS and carbohydrates

Graduate Students:

Shen Zhang
Graduate student in Department of Chemistry
Research Interests: Fluorescent protein based biosensors for brain imaging

Tan Truong
Graduate student in BIMS – Cell Biology
Research Interests: Phage display based protein engineering, biosensors for insulin signaling

Hsien-Wei (Andy) Yeh
Graduate student in Department of Chemistry
Research Interests: Bioluminescence based technologies

Ying Xiong
Graduate student in BIMS – Biophysics
Research Interests:  Fluorescent protein based biosensors for ROS and carbohydrates

Tianchen Wu
Graduate student in BIMS – Biophysics
Research Interests:  Fluorescent protein based biosensors for ROS and brain imaging

Visiting Graduate Students:

Chih-Yu Fang
Visiting graduate student, UC Riverside Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology MS program
Research Interests:  Proteomic profiling of oxidative stress

Undergraduate Students:

Prachi Yadav

Lata Goudel

Cecilia Rabayda