A Collaborative & Diverse Group
We are a group conducting interdisciplinary research that values curiosity, collaboration, hard work, and a healthy amount of fun. Our group welcomes researchers at any level that share our enthusiasm for science.
Roberto Andresen Eguiluz
Principal Investigator
Coordinating efforts
Cory-James Pugne-Andenoro
Ph.D. Student, QSB
Dion Deng
B.S. Student, Bioengineering
Protein adsorption to surfaces
Dominique Inocencio
B.S. Student, Bioengineering
U-Rise Fellow
Mechanical characterization of hydrogels
Syeda Tajin Ahmed
Postdoctoral Scholar, MSE
Biomolecules at interfaces
Ariell Smith
Ph.D. Student, MBSE
ECM viscoelasticity
Tiffany Murga Duarte
B.S. Student, Bioengineering
UROC Fellow
Hydrogel patterning
Ortiz Larios
B.S. Student, Materials Science & Engineering
Protein gel imaging
B.S. Student, Computer Science & Engineering
Computational tool development

We are currently looking for motivated, hard-working researchers. Previous experience in the topics listed is not required.


Shane Holmes
CCBM-CREST Fellow (Summer 2022)

Joyce O. Saltzherr
B.S. Student, Bioengineering (Fall 2019-Spring 2022) – Solutions Engineer at Salesforce Tableau

Muhammad Ahmed
B.S. Student, Bioengineering (Summer 2021-Spring 2022) – TBD

Saigheeta Bhaskar
B.S. Student, Bioengineering (Summer 2020-Spring 2022) – M.Sc. in Clinical Research, UC San Francisco

Isha Saini
B.S. Student, Bioengineering (Summer 2021-Spring 2022) – TBD

Yekaterina Zhezherya
B.S. Student, Bioengineering (Fall 2021-Spring 2022) – TBD

Isha Saini
B.S. Student, Bioengineering (Summer 2021-Spring 2022) – TBD

Justin Pham
B.S. Student, MSE (Summer 2021-Fall 2021) – TBD

Amar Mann
B.S. Student, Bioengineering (Fall 2019-Summer 2021) – M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering, UC Davis

Benjamin Reams
CCBM-CREST Fellow (Summer 2021)

Felipe Ramirez
B.S. Student, Bioengineering (Fall 2019-Fall 2020)

Nicole Garza
B.S. Student, Biological Sciences (Fall 2019-Summer 2020)

Syndee Villa
B.S. Student, Materials Science and Engineering (Summer 2020)- SEM/Materials Analyst, Advanced Materials.

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