People


Aryeh Warmflash
Principle Investigator
Assistant Professor
CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research
Department of Biosciences
aryeh.warmflash@rice.edu
Office: Anderson Biological Labs Rm 344
Ext: 2456

Research Staff

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Kari Burt
Technician
Anderson Biological Labs 335
Research interests: TGFb signaling dynamics, signaling and cell fate

 

 

Cecilia Guerra
Technician
Anderson Biological Labs 335
Research interests: Reporters for signaling during Zebrafish development, micropatterned hESC differentation

 

 

Teresa Saez
Technician
Anderson Biological Labs 335
Research interests: signaling dynamics,
lineage barcoding

 

 

 

Postdocs

profilePicIdse Heemskerk
Branco-Weiss Society in Science Fellow
PhD, Physics, UC Santa Barbara
Anderson Biological Labs 335
Research interests: Understanding early mammalian
development using stem cells
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Li-zhong Liu
Postdoc
PhD, Biology, Hong Kong U.
Anderson Biological Labs 335
Research interests: Formation and interpretation of morphogen gradients in human embryonic stem cells.

 

Anastasiia Nemashkalo
Postdoc
PhD, Physics, TCU
Anderson Biological Labs 335
Research interests:  Morphogen and community effects in human embryonic stem cells

 

Graduate Students

George Britton
PhD student, joint with Amina Qutub
Anderson Biological Labs 334
SSPB program
Research interests: ectodermal and neural patterning, development of neural function

 

 

Sapna Chhabra
PhD student
SSPB program
Anderson Biological Labs 334
Research interests: models of spatial patterning
in hESCs

 

 

Joseph Massey
PhD student
BCB program
Anderson Biological Labs 334
Research interests: Signaling dynamics,
spatial patterning

 

 

Kinshuk Mitra
PhD student
Bioengineering program
Anderson Biological Labs 335
Research interests: engineering signalling dynamics, cellular communication in tumor microenvironment

 

Undergraduate Students

img_2589William Feist
Rice Undergraduate
Anderson Biological Labs 335
Research interests: secreted reporters for cellular events

 

 

 

headshotYida Liu
Rice Undergraduate
Anderson Biological Labs 335
Research interests: signaling pathway dynamics,
cancer microenvironment

 

 

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Cher Tang
Rice Undergraduate
Anderson Biological Labs 335
Research interests: lineage tracking using cellular barcodes

 

 

 

Former lab Members

Postdocs/Research staff
Matthew Schmerer, Currently staff scientist at CDC

Rotation students:
Sarah Alvarado, BCB
Ruda Cui,  BCB
Jennifer Dou, BCB
Andrew Frink, SSPB
Rebecca Murdaugh, BCM Dev Biol program
Amy Prater, BCB
Lili Yu, BCB

 

Undergraduates:
Rachel Hodge, Currently graduate student at UCLA