Name Title Subsequent Position
Brett Abrahams Postdoctoral Fellow, August 2004-2009 Director and Head, Pre-Clinical Biology, Ovid Therapeutics
Maricela Alarcón Postdoctoral Fellow, October 1999-2003 Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Neurology, UCLA
T. Grant Belgard Postdoctoral Scholar, May 2012-March 2014 Computational Biologist at Verge Genomics
Jamee Berg Pre-doctoral trainee, UCLA Neuroscience Interdepartmental Ph.D. Program, October 2008-2013. (Chair of Doctoral Dissertation Committee) Singer-Songwriter at Jamee Mae Music
Richard Bethlehem Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, July 2017-January 2018 Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Brent Bill Postdoctoral Fellow, August 2008-2014 Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, UT Tyler
Wendy Buchanan Master’s thesis in genetic counseling, 1997 Genetic Counselor
Edgar Buttner Resident in Neurology, UCLA, 1996-1997 Instructor in Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Boston, MA
Vijay Chandran Postdoctoral Fellow, January 2009-January 2012 Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, School of Medicine
Shaohong Cheng Postdoctoral Scholar, December 2005-July 2011 Researcher, Loma Linda University
In Hee (Ellen) Cho Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, January 2008-December 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, Gil Medical Center, Gachon University of Medicine and Science, Korea
Sang-Hyun Choi Postdoctoral Fellow/Visiting Assistant Researcher, May 2002-February 2004 Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Katrina Cho Postdoctoral Scholar, June 2015-November 2019. K99 in 2018 Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Nuroscience "&" Behaviour at McMaster University, Ontario Canada as of August 2020
Giovanni Coppola Postdoctoral Fellow/Assistant Researcher, April 2004-2007 Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA
Luis de la Torre-Ubieta Postdoctoral Fellow, 2011-2017 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Intellectual Development and Disabilities Research Center, David Geffen School of Medicine and Broad Stem Cell Research Center, UCLA
Joseph Dougherty UCLA Neuroscience Interdepartmental Ph.D. Program, September 2000-June 2005. (Chair of Doctoral Dissertation Committee.) Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine
Jacqueline Duvall M. Phil. ACCESS Program, UCLA Department of Human Genetics Ph.D. Program, 2002-2008. (Chair of Doctoral Dissertation Committee)  
Maren Engelhardt Postdoctoral Scholar, June 2005-2008 Assistant Professor, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, Heidelberg Germany
Brent Fogel Postdoctoral Fellow, July 2007-June 2009 Associate Professor of Neurology and Human Genetics, UCLA
Lijuan Fu Postdoctoral Fellow, 1999-2001 Researcher, Genomics Group, Gene Therapy Laboratories [Dr. W. French Anderson], University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Michael Gandal Postdoctoral Scholar & Psychiatry Resident, July 2013-2017 Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Intellectual Development and Disabilities Research Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Jeffrey Goodenbour Postdoctoral Scholar, January 2010-July 2013 Scientific Advisor, Campbell Alliance
Tarik Hadzic Child Psychiatry Fellowship Research Track, January 2017-July 2019 Private practice child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist, Los angeles CA
Flora Hinz Postdoctoral Scholar, September 2012-August 2017 Senior Scientific Researcher, Genentech
Robert Jackson Postdoctoral Fellow, 1999-2005 Researcher, Department of Molecular & Medical Pharmacology, UCLA
Se Jin Jeon Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar, August 2012-August 2013  
Stanislav Karsten Postdoctoral Fellow, September 2000-2004 Co-Founder, NeuroInDx Inc.; Assistant Professor, Harbor-UCLA
Genevieve Konopka Postdoctoral Fellow, July 2006-March 2011 Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Lili Kudo UCLA Neuroscience Interdepartmental Ph.D. Program, September 2000-July 2005 (Chair of Doctoral Dissertation Committee) President, NeuroInDx
Catherine Kugler Postdoctoral Scholar, October 2015-June 2019. K00 recipient in 2018 Scientist II at Fluent BioSciences Inc
Maria Lazaro UCLA Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program, Fall 2010-Nov 2016. (Co-Chair of Dissertation Committee, Neuroscience IDP) Postdoc, Fishell Lab, Harvard Medical School
Chang Hoon Lee Postdoctoral Scholar, August 2012-July 2017 Postdoctoral researcher, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Virpi Leppa Postdoctoral Fellow, May 2013-June 2017 Genomics Project Manager, Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders, Karolinska Institutet, Solna, Sweden
Maxim Loginov Postdoctoral Fellow, 1997-1999 Bioinformatics Specialist, City of Hope Medical Center, Department of Molecular Genetics, Duarte, CA
Maria Araceli Vazquez Lopez Postdoctoral Scholar, November 2005-December 2007 Forensics researcher, Government of Spain
Rui Luo Pre-doctoral trainee, ACCESS Program, UCLA Department of Human Genetics, July 2009-2014 (Chair of Dissertation Committee) Research Scientist, Amazon China
Catherine Mamah Postdoctoral Scholar, Intercampus Medical Genetics Training Program, June 2008- July 2011 Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow, UC Irvine
Rebecca Mar-Heyming Postdoctoral Scholar, September 2007-2010 Associate Director CLIA Laboratory, Counsyl, Inc.
Jeremy Miller Pre-doctoral trainee, UCLA Neuroscience Interdepartmental Ph.D. Program, July 2006-December 2010 (Chair of Doctoral Dissertation Committee) Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Allen Institute of Brain Science, Seattle, WA
Zohar Mukamel Postdoctoral Scholar, June 2006-2010 Research Associate/Junior Professor, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel
Zeynab "Mitra" Nayernia Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, October 2016-January 2019 Translational Neuroscientist at Roche
Yuhei Nishimura Visiting Assistant Researcher/Postdoctoral Fellow, September 2004-August 2007 Assistant Professor, Mie University, Mie, Japan
Asami Oguro Postdoctoral Fellow, May 2008-June 2012 Lecturer, Department of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Exeter Medical School, UK
Michael Oldham UCLA Neuroscience Interdepartmental Ph.D. Program, July 2003-2009 (Chair of Doctoral Dissertation Committee) Fellow, Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, UCSF
Joao Oliveira Postdoctoral Fellow, June 2002-March 2004 Researcher, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Neelroop Parikshak UCLA Medical Scientist Training (MD-PhD) Program, July 2010-June 2015 (Neuroscience IDP; Chair of Dissertation Committee) Neurology Resident, UCSF
Will Pembroke Postdoctoral Scholar, September 2016-October 2020 Musician
Olga Peñagarikano Postdoctoral Fellow, December 2008-January 2012 Associate Research Professor, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine University of the Basque Country, Spain
Damon Polioudakis Postdoctoral Scholar, June 2015 - February 2020 Senior Computational Biologist at Fulcrum Therapeutics
Gokul Ramaswami Postdoctoral Scholar, January 2016-January2020 Data Scientist at CAMP4 Therapeutics, Cambridge MA
Jessica Rexach Postdoctoral Scholar, June 2015-2019. K08 Recipient 2019 Assistant Professor in Residence, Neurogenetics Program, Department of Neurology, UCLA as of July 1, 2019
Ezra Rosen Pre-doctoral trainee, UCLA Medical Scientist Training (MD-PhD) Program, July 2006-May 2011 (Chair of Doctoral Dissertation Committee) Resident, Columbia University Medical Center
Elizabeth Ruzzo Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, August 2014-December 2019 Founder and CEO at Adyn
Rituparna Sarma Postdoctoral Scholar, October 2012-March 2014  
Maria-Jesus Sobrido Postdoctoral Fellow/Visiting Assistant Researcher, May 1999-June 2001 Neurologist and Molecular Genetics Researcher, La Coruña, Spain
Sarah Spence Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurogenetics (Autism), 1999-2001 Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics; Co-Director, UCLA Autism Clinic, 2003-2006; Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Co-Director Autism Spectrum Center, Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Elizabeth Spiteri Postdoctoral Fellow, February 2003-August 2006 Laboratory Director Genomics and Cytogenetics at Stanford Health Care
Jason Stein Postdoctoral Fellow, July 2011-October 2015 Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics & Neuroscience Center, University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
John Stern Resident in Neurology/ Fellow in Epilepsy Program, UCLA, 1996-1999  
Dmitri Tentler Postdoctoral Fellow, April 2002-November 2004 Senior Research Fellow, Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Cytology, St. Petersburg, Russia
Yuan Tian Postdoctoral Scholar, November 2014-January 2015; Pre-doctoral trainee, ACCESS Program, UCLA Program in Bioinformatics, Winter 2010-2014 (Chair of Dissertation Committee) Bioinformatician at Thermo Fisher Scientific within Thermo Fisher's Enterprise Genomics Solutions Group (EGS)
Irina Voineagu Postdoctoral Scholar, December 2008-August 2011 Senior Lecturer with tenure, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Donna Werling Postdoctoral Scholar, August 2014-October 2014; Pre-doctoral trainee, UCLA Neuroscience Interdepartmental Ph.D. Program, Fall 2009-2014 (Chair of Dissertation Committee) Postdoc, State Lab, Department of Psychiatry, UCSF
Eric Wexler Clinical Instructor/Postdoctoral Fellow, July 2004-June 2006 Private practice, Santa Monica, CA
Martina Wiedau-Pazos Postdoctoral Fellow/Clinical Instructor, July 2000-2003, Postdoctoral Mentor, 2003-2004 Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology, UCLA
Kellen Winden Pre-doctoral trainee, UCLA Medical Scientist Training (MD-PhD) Program, October 2006-2010 (Chair of Doctoral Dissertation Committee) Pediatric Resident, Boston Children’s Hospital
Emily Ye Wu Postdoctoral Scholar, June 2013-2016 Assistant Project Scientist, Department of Biological Chemistry, UCLA
Hee Jeong Yoo Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, December 2009-February 2011 Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Seoul National University, Bundang Hospital; Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic
Alice Zhang Pre-doctoral trainee, UCLA Medical Scientist Training (MD-PhD) Program, July 2012-May 2015 CEO & Co-founder, Verge Genomics