Blum Group Team Members

Graduate Students

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Adena Issaian

University of California, Los Angeles
B.S. — Chemistry
Most Promising Future Faculty Member Award 2018
American Institute of Chemists 2017

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Chao Gao

University of California, San Diego
B.S. — Biochemistry/Chemistry

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Antonio Garcia IV

California State University, Los Angeles
B.S. — Chemistry

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Tristen Tagawa

University of Portland
B.S. — Chemistry

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Joe A. Kaplan

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.S. — Chemistry

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Erin Hanada

University of Washington
B.S. — Chemistry

Postdoctoral Scholars

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Kristof Jess

TU Braunschweig, Germany
Ph. D. — Chemistry

DFG Postdoctoral Fellow

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David J. Dibble

University of California, Irvine
Ph.D. — Chemistry

Undergraduate Students

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Scott Kim

Class of 2019
B.S. – Chemistry
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program 2018
Summer Undergraduate Research Program 2018
Allergan Summer Undergraduate Research Award 2018

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David Gorial

Class of 2019
B.S. – Chemistry
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program 2018

Group Alumni

Graduate Students
Dr. Kim Ngan Tu
Dr. Quinn T. Easter
Dr. Darius Faizi
Dr. Joshua J. Hirner
Dr. Katrina Roth
Dr. Melody Esfandiari
Dr. Jon Bass
Dr. Yilli Shi
Postdoctoral Scholars
Dr. Hassen Bel Abed
Dr. Nozomi Saito
Dr. Kazuhiro Kitagawa
Dr. Eugene Chong
Dr. Mohammad Al-Amin
Dr. Chao Feng
Dr. Neeladri Das
Dr. Oscar Navarro
Dr. Sung-gon Lim
Dr. Eva Hensle
Undergraduate Students
Stephen Ramgren
Valerie Lieberhaber
Shawn Galven
Nicole Nava
Ashlee Davis
Visiting Students
Akito Oogi
Eva Hahn
Andreas Ehnbom
Vanessa Trauschke
Dr. Jasper van der Velde
Fiach Meany

Current Position
Adjunct Faculty (Orange Coast College)
NRC Postdoctoral Fellow (NIST)
Research Scientist (Pacific Tech)
Senior Scientist (Honeywell UOP)
Lecturer (Ivy Tech Community College)
Lecturer (San Jose State University)
Patent Agent (Allergan)
Catalysis Group Leader (Honeywell UOP)
Current Position
(Details Coming Soon)
Assistant Professor (Tokohu University, Japan)
Research Scientist (Showa Denko)
Research Scientist (Boehringer Ingleheim)
Research Scientist (Adesis)
Postdoc (University of California, Irvine)
Professor (Indian Institute of Technology, Patna)
Research Assistant Professor (Oregon Health and Science University)
Lecturer (California State University, Long Beach)
Laboratory Quality Control Manager (Merck & Cie)
Current Position
Research Scientist (Neurocrine Biosciences)
Dentist (University of Washington Medical Center)
Chemistry Teacher (Temescal Canyon High School)
Research Associate (Gilead Sciences)
Ph.D. Student, Schindler Group (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
Current Position
Ph.D. Student, Nakao Group (Kyoto University)
Ph.D. Student, Kühn Group (Technical University of Munich)
Ph.D. Student, Gladysz Group (Texas A&M University)
Ph.D. Student, Lamb Group (LMU Munich)
Startup company (University of Groningen)
Ph.D. Student, Murphy Group (National University of Ireland)