Principal Investigator








Dr. Changqing Li

Associate Professor

Department of Bioengineering, UC Merced

209-228-4777 (o)

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UC Open Access:


Graduate Students


Michael Lun, BS (Ph.D. Candidate)




Yiping Guo, MS (Ph.D. Candidate)



Ignacio Romero, MS



Yile Fang, BS





Undergraduate Students


Jarrod Cortez




Former graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars



Dr. Mahsa Paziresh (From Dec. 2018 to April 2019)







Dr. Yue Zhao (graduted in August 2018)







Dr. Baikejiang Reheman (graduated in August 2017)







Dr. Dianwen Zhu (from 2013 to 2016)






Dr. Wei Zhang (from 2014 to 2017). 

Assistant Professor,  Chinese Academy of Medical Science & Peking Union Medical College, Tianjin, China




Dr. Shi Sheng, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong Univeristy of Science and Technology





Dr. Yiwen Ma, Associate Professor, Tianjin University, China

(from 2017 to 2018)



Kavita Kumar, MS 

(Grduated in Dec. 2018)




Kun Zhang, MS

(Graduated in 2015. Now, software engineering at AT&T)



Former Undergraduate Researchers

Man Uyen Lau (BS 2013)

David Diaz (BS 2013)

Yale Yuen (BS 2013)

Michael Thai (BS 2013)

Rene Quiroz (BS 2014)

Belen Becerra (BS 2014)

Anthony Li (BS 2014)

Ivan Felix (BS 2015)

​Van Thai (BS 2015)

Ryan Paw (BS 2015)

Alex Anh-Tu Nguyen (BS 2017)