People

dsc_0784Céline E. Riera, Principal Investigator

Training and Positions:

Postdoctoral researcher-Andrew Dillin’s lab, UC Berkeley (01/2013-10/2016) and Salk Institute for Biological Studies (10/2009-12/2012)
Ph.D. Swiss Federal Institute of technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland (11/2008)
M.Sc.  Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, French National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA), Rouen, France (11/2004)

Award and fellowships:

TEVA Pharmaceuticals research grant (2016)
American Diabetes Association, Pathway Program Initiator Award recipient, fellow transitioning to independence (2015-2022)
UC Berkeley Molecular and Cell Biology, Outstanding postdoctoral award (2014)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), Postdoctoral fellowship award (2012-2014)
Swiss National Science Foundation, Postdoctoral fellowship (2009-2011)
Nestlé Research, Predoctoral fellowship award (2004-2008)
French National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA), Bilingual International Section (SIB) award (1999)


 

betty's pictureBetty Chang, Research Associate & Lab Manager

Training
M.S.,
Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, National Yang-Ming University-Taipei, 2014
B.S,
Biological Sciences, University of California- Riverside, 2011

Positions
Research Assistant-
Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Wyss-Coray Lab, Stanford University (05/2015-3/2017)
Graduate work-
National Yang-Ming University, Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Studies, Jeng-Jong Hwang Lab (09/2012-07/2014)

 


 

Harshita Chodavarapu, Postdoctoral Fellowharshita

Training and Positions:
Ph.D.
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA (08/2012 – Present)
M.Sc.
Pharmacology and Toxicology, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, USA (08/2011)
B.Pharm.
Pharmacy, St. Peter’s Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal, AP, INDIA (05/2009)


Awards and fellowships:
American Heart Association
– Greater Southeast Affiliate, Predoctoral fellowship (2014-2015)
American Physiological Society– Endocrinology and Metabolism Section-Mead Johnson Research Award (2014)
American Physiological Society– Endocrinology and Metabolism Section-Research Recognition Award (2017)