Stroud Lab People

 

People


Principal Investigator

 

DR. ROBERT STROUD
Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics
Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

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Professional Associates

Suzan Betheil
Administrative Assistant
tel 415.514.4179
[email protected]

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Joe O'Connell
Staff Research Associate IV
tel 415.476.3937
rm. S414
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Janet Finer-Moore
Research Biochemist
tel 415.502.5426
rm. S414
[email protected]

 

Alisa Bowen

 

 

Andrew Nelson

 

 

Phuong Nguyen

 


Postdoctoral Associates

 

Kate Kim

 

 

 

Meghna Gupta

 

Joana Paulino

 


Graduate Students

 

Sergei Poumal

 

Sasha Dickinson

 

Previous Lab Members

Postdoctoral Students: 

  • 1972 – 1976     Tony A. Kossiakoff, former Head of Protein Engineering, Genentech Inc; Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Chicago.
  • 1972 – 1974     Gary G. Christoph, Professor of Chemistry, Ohio State University.
  • 1975 – 1976     Phillip Serwer, Professor of Biochemistry, University of Texas, San Antonio.
  • 1975 – 1977     Christina Henneke, Entrepreneur.
  • 1976 – 1977     David McKay, Professor of Structural Biology, Stanford University; Research Professor, University of Colorado.
  • 1976 – 1977     Kenneth Gerst, Industry. 
  • 1976 – 1977     Monty Krieger, Professor, MIT, Biology Department; Whittaker College. 
  • 1977 – 1980     John L. Chambers, Head, Research & Development, Siemens X-Ray Division. 
  • 1979 – 1985     Nandini Katre, former Head of Protein Chemistry, Cetus Corporation.
  • 1979 – 1983     Robert Fairclough, Professor of  Neurology, UC Davis; retired.
  • 1980 – 1983     Peter Desmueles, software company founder, San Francisco. 
  • 1980 – 1981     Joerg Kistler, Professor Emeritus, Auckland University, New Zealand; Dean of Science Auckland University.
  • 1980 – 1981     Steven Hayward, Former Head Electron Microscopy, Public Health Department. 
  • 1980 – 1981     David A. Agard, Professor of Biochemistry, UCSF. Member of the National Academy of Sciences USA.
  • 1980 – 1984     Janet Finer-Moore, Research Biochemist, UCSF.
  • 1982 – 1985     Susan Hershenson, Deputy Director Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. 
  • 1982 – 1984     David Kristofferson, Director, Information Systems, EOS Biotechnology, Inc., South San Francisco, CA.
  • 1983 – 1985     Ellen Farr-Young 
  • 1983 – 1993     Alok Mitra, Professor, University of Auckland, New Zealend.
  • 1984 – 1988     Michael McCarthy.
  • 1985 – 1989     Julie P. Earnest, Systems Trainer, Deacon Corporation.
  • 1985 – 1989     William Montfort, Professor of Biochemistry, University of Arizona, Tucson.
  • 1985 – 1986     Ted Cremer, Research Associate, Stanford Synchrontron Radiation Laboratory; Researcher, Lucas Labs, Adelphia Technology.
  • 1986 – 1990     Michael P. Shuster, Scientific Legal Advisor, McCutchen Doyle Brown & Enersen, San Francisco.
  • 1986 – 1991     Kathy Perry, Senior Director, Twist Bioscience. 
  • 1987 – 1990     Thomas N. Earnest, Group Leader, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Synchrotron; CAS Visiting Professor, Shanghai Institute Applied Physics.
  • 1987 – 1989     Cynthia Wolberger, Professor, HHMI Johns Hopkins University.
  • 1989 – 1992     Alexander Kamb, Senior Vice President of Research AMGEN, Head of Neuroscience, South San Francisco. 
  • 1992 – 1993     Mary Betlach, formerly Adjunct Associate Professor, Dept of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UCSF; former Director, Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, grants consultant.
  • 1991 – 1994     Diana Cherbavaz, Director of Genomic/Product Sciences, Molecular Diagnostics.
  • 1986 – 1995     V. Ramalingam, Entrepreneur, San Francisco, California.
  • 1990 – 1995     George Turner, Professor and Dean, Atlantic University School of Medicine. 
  • 1990 – 1997     Earl Rutenber, Scientist E-Scape, South San Francisco.
  • 1990 – 1997     Doug Freymann, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Northwestern University, Chicago.
  • 1991 – 1996     Michael Wiener, Professor of Biochemistry, University of Virginia.
  • 1992 – 1997     Thomas Stout, Senior Director of Clinical Sciences, Genentech Inc.
  • 1993 – 2004    David Birdsall, California State University, Monterey Bay
  • 1994 – 1997     Carleton Sage, Co-founder and Vice-President Computational Sciences, Beacon        Discovery Inc.
  • 1994 – 2001    Richard Morse, Consultant. 
  • 1994 – 2000     Peter Sayre, (MD, PhD) Professor, UCSF Medical School.
  • 1996 – 1997    Pamela Williams, Senior Research Scientist, Astex Technology, Cambridge, U.K.
  • 1997 – 2000     Andrew Libson, Teacher, Mission High School
  • 1997 – 2000     Amy Anderson, Department Head Assoc. Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Connecticut; deceased 2016
  • 1997 – 2000     DaXiong Fu, Associate Professor of Physiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
  • 1997 – 2001     Tim Fritz, Scientist, FDA.
  • 1998 – 2004    Tom Lee, Scientist, Fate Therapeutics. 
  • 1998 – 2000    Cindy Weitzman, Math Curriculum Specialist, Nunya Academy. 
  • 1999 – 2001    Peter Nollert, Head Business Development North America, LeadXpro
  • 1999 – 2000     Paul Foster, Senior Clinical Scientist, Genentech, So. San Francisco, CA.
  • 1999 – 2004    Sanjay Agarwalla, Senior Scientist, Novartis. 
  • 1999 – 2003    Hu Pan, Scientist Elan Pharmaceutics, retired.
  • 1999 – 2003    Julian Chen, Instrument Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lujan Neutron Scattering Center and Bioscience Division.
  • 2000 – 2003    Sheryl Tsai, Professor, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
  • School of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine,
  • 2000 – 2004    Sherry LaPorte, Director of Antibody Therapeutics, Vivace Therapeutics 
  • 2000 – 2013    William Harries, Founder & Chief Scientist, Aromyx Corp.
  • 2000 – 2009    Pascal Egea, Research Fellow, UCLA
  • 2000 – 2005     Shahram Khademi, Assistant Professor, University of Iowa
  • 2002 – 2010    John Kyongwon Lee, Scientist 3, Bristol-Myers, Squib 
  • 2003 – 2009    Akram Alian, Assistant Professor, Technion University, Israel
  • 2003 – 2008    Sun Hur, Associate Professor Harvard Medical School
  • 2004 – 2008    Adrian Keatinge-Clay, Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2005 – 2008    Min Li, Investigator, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research 
  • 2005 – 2009    Frank Hays, Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma School of Medicine
  • 2005 - 2010    Franz Gruswitz, Group Leader, Structural Biology, Aptevo Therapeutics 
  • 2007 - 2009    Anna Tochowicz 
  • 2006 - 2008    Melissa del Rosario, Staff Scientist, Thermo Fisher Scientific 
  • 2009 - 2011     Anirban Adhikari, Staff Research Scientist, Biologics Research at Bayer HealthCare
  • 2009 - 2015    Oren Rosenberg, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF
  • 2010 - 2013    Nadine Czudnochowski, Senior Research Scientist, Infectious Diseases, UCSF
  • 2010 - 2014    John Pak, Scientist BioMarin Pharmaceuticals, Novato CA 
  • 2010 - 2012    Louis Metzger, Investigator III and Project Team Leader, at Novartis Co.
  • 2010 - 2013    Andrew Waight, Senior Scientist at Seattle Genetics, Inc.
  • 2010 - 2014    Bjørn Pedersen, Assistant Professor, Aarhus University, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2011 - 2017    Thomas Tomasiak, Assistant Professor University of Arizona Tucson
  • 2011 - 2014    Shujun Yuan, Scientist, Bayer Corporation, San Francisco California
  • 2011 - 2013    Emily McCusker, Associate Director, Clinical Development, Allergan
  • 2012 - 2019    Alex Vecchio, Assistant rofessor, University of Nebraska
  • 2012 - 2018    Alex Kintzer, industry
  • 2012 - 2017    Bryan Schmidt, Assistant Professor, Davidson College, North Carolina
  • 2014 - 2017    Khyati Kapoor, industry
  • 2014 - 2019    Jonathan Leano, industry
  • 2015 - 2018    Lucas Liu, industry
  • 2015 - 2018    Laura Caboni, Ireland, industry
  • 2016 - 2018    Pawel Dominik, Abbvie Pharmaceuticals, san Francisco
  • 2016    Meghna Gupta, postdoctoral scholar at Stroud lab UCSF
  • 2018    Kate Kim, postdoctoral scholar at Stroud lab UCSF
  • 2019    Joana Paulino, postdoctoral scholar at Stroud lab UCSF 
     

Graduate Students:

  • 1971 – 1976     Monty Krieger (Ph.D.), Professor, MIT, Biology Department; Whittaker College
  • 1971 – 1976     Michael J. Ross (Ph.D.), former Vice President Genentech Inc. former President, Metaxen Corp.; former President, ArrisPharmaceuticals Inc; Venture Capital; General Partner, SV Life Sciences.
  • 1971 – 1976     Roger E. Koeppe II (Ph.D.), Professor, University of Arkansas. 
  • 1971 – 1977     Steven A. Spencer (Ph.D.), Senior Scientist, Genentech Inc. 
  • 1972 – 1977     John L. Chambers (Ph.D.), Head, Research & Dev., Siemens.
  • 1973 – 1975     Diane Kent (M.S.), Executive Administrator, Dean of Students, University of British Columbia, Canada; retired.
  • 1973 – 1976     John E. Ruark (MS) M.D., Private Psychiatric practice, Clinical Faculty, Stanford University.  
  • 1973 – 1978     Jerry Tobler (Ph.D.) M.D., Yale University; Scientist, Proctor & Gamble; retired.
  • 1974 – 1979     Michael W. Klymkowsky (Ph.D.), Professor of Cell & Molecular Biology, University of Colorado.
  • 1975 – 1980     David A. Agard (Ph.D.) Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF.
  • 1976 – 1980     Melvin O. Jones (MS) Developmental Engineer, UCSF; deceased.
  • 1982 – 1985     Robert Love (Ph.D.), Consultant in structure-based drug design, Xtal Clear.
  • 1984 – 1987     Senyon Choe (Ph.D), Professor of Structural Biology, The Salk Institute. 
  • 1985 – 1992     Stephanie Mel (Ph.D.) Professor, Section of Molecular Biology, University of California, San Diego.
  • 1985 – 1992     Partho Ghosh (Ph.D.), Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry, University of California San Diego; Department Chair 2012-2016.
  • 1986 – 1992     Celia Schiffer (Ph.D), Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester.
  • 1987 – 1993     Eric Fauman (Ph.D.), Research Fellow and Head, Computational Target Validation, Pfizer, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • 1987 – 1990     Jim Hurley (Ph.D), Professor and Judy C. Webb Chair, UC Berkeley, Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology. 
  • 1990 – 1996     Bob Rose (Ph.D), Associate Professor, Molecular and Structural Biochemistry, North Carolina State University.
  • 1992 – 1997     Chris Schafmeister (Ph.D), Professor, Temple University.
  • 1990 – 1998     Paul Foster (Ph.D.), Senior Clinical Scientist, Genentech Inc.
  • 1990 – 1998     Bob Keenan (Ph.D.), Associate Professor, University of Chicago.
  • 1994 – 1999     Julian Chen (Ph.D.), Instrument Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lujan Neutron Scattering Center and Bioscience Division.
  • 1994 – 2000    Sherry LaPorte (Ph.D.), Director of Antibody Therapeutics, Vivace Therapeutics. 
  • 1996 – 2002    Chris Reyes (Ph.D), Co-Founder, CSO, Board Director at Hove, a solutions market place company.
  • 1996 – 2002    Christa Nunes (Ph.D.), Associate Director of Research and Care, The Gorilla Foundation. 
  • 1997 – 2002    Kinkead Reiling (Ph.D.), Founder, CSO Amyris Inc (AMRS).
  • 2001 – 2004    Adrian Keatinge-Clay (Ph.D.), Associate Professor, University of Texas, Austin.
  • 2002 – 2009    Zachary Newby (Ph.D), Senior Scientist, Gilead Pharmaceuticals. 
  • 2003 – 2007    David Savage (Ph.D), Associate Professor, UC Berkeley, Chemistry/Molecular & Cell Biology.
  • 2004 – 2009    Joseph Ho (Ph.D), Senior Scientist, Eli Lilly Corporation
  • 2005 – 2011    Ian Harwood (PhD), Associate Executive Director at Berkeley Symphony.
  • 2010 – 2014    Hemant Kumar (PhD – JNU  India).
  • 2008 – 2012     Sarika Chaudhary, (Ph.D.) Ramanujan Fellow at Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology,  New Delhi, India.
  • 2016 –    Sergei Pourmal
  • 2017 –    Sasha Dickinson