Lab Members

Principal Investigator

JaredJared E. Toettcher, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Understanding and controlling complex cell behaviors
Jared E. Toettcher Biography »


Rebecca Kim-Yip, Ph.D. (Co-advised with Eszter Posfai)
Research Interests: Early mouse development, cell fate decisions, signaling dynamics
EllenEllen Brumbaugh-Reed, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Phase separation, protein engineering
harryHarry McNamara, Ph.D.
Research Interests:  
Beatrice Ramm, Ph.D.
Research Interests:
Emily_KHEmily Kolenbrander Ho, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Developmental biology, signaling dynamics

Graduate Students

Payam Farahani (Co-advised with Celeste Nelson)
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Research Interests: Mechanobiology, signaling dynamics
Emily Mesev (Co-advised with Alex Ploss)
Princeton Centennial Fellowship
Research Interests: Innate immunity, receptor-mediated signaling
Liyuan Zhu
Research Interests: Protein engineering
Evan Underhill
Research Interests:
Richard Thornton
Research Interests:
Sabrina_Solley Sabrina Solley (Co-advised with Britt Adamson)
Research Interests: Signaling dynamics, gene regulation



Visiting Students


Administrative Assistant


Ellen Brindle-Clark
Faculty Assistant


Former Postdocs

Max Wilson, Ph.D. 2015-2018 (Now: Assistant Professor at University of California, Santa Barbara) 
Agnieska Gil, Ph.D. 2016-2020 (Now: Senior Scientist in Protein Engineering Group at Merck) Email.
Heath Johnson, Ph.D. 2015-2020 (Now: Assistant Professor at The University of Hong Kong)

Former Graduate Students

Whitney Warren, 2016-2018
Evan Zhao, Ph.D. 2015-2019 (Now: Postdoc at MIT)
Alexander Goglia, M.D./Ph.D. 2015-2019 (Now: Research Pathway Resident at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)
Elliot "Flex" Dine, Ph.D. 2015-2020 (Now: Postdoc in Youle Lab at NIH)
Sidu Jena, Ph.D. 2016-2021 (Now: Postdoc in Buenrostro Lab at Harvard/Broad Institute)
Sarah McFann, Ph.D. 2016-2022
Ping Wu, Ph.D. 2016-2022

Former Undergraduates

Daniel DiGiorno '16
Jennifer Lee '17 (Now: Microsoft)
Jillian Silbert '18 (Now: The Hadar Institute, NY)
Joshua Kim '18
Danielle Isakov '19 (Now: Sloan-Kettering Memorial)
Kirit Limperis '19 (Now: Graduate Student at Columbia University)
Annan Timon '19
Giselle Uribe '20
Haeun Jung '20
Pavithran Ravindran '19, 2015-2021
Linda Nie '21
Catherine Yu '21

Former Lab Managers

Nicole Pannucci, M.D., Ph.D.

Former Visiting Students

Brittany Williams, Summer 2018 (From: University of Arizona)
Haruko Miura, Fall 2018 (From: Kyoto University, Japan)
Qinhao Cao, Summer 2019 (From: Zhejiang University)