The Ingolia Lab
Nicholas Ingolia
Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Harvard University, 2006

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Sam Fernandez
Graduate student (MCB)

Marek Kudla
Postdoctoral Fellow

Nicholas McGlincy
Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 2008

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I am developing synthetic biology tools to study translation in budding yeast and mammalian cells.

Zuriah Meacham
Technician / lab manager

B.A. Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley, 2015

Ryan Muller
Graduate student (MCB)

B.S. Molecular biology and Biochemistry, Arizona State University , 2015

I study miRNA-mediated translation repression and mRNA processing during ribosome stalling.

Alex Padròn
Graduate student (MCB)

Mia Pulos
Graduate student (MCB)

B.S. Cell and Molecular biology, Santa Clara University, 2014

I am working jointly with the Cate lab to better understand the regulation and molecular mechanisms of translation initiation.

Celeste Riepe
Graduate student (MCB)

NSF Graduate Research Fellow

The Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation President's Award Recipient

B.A. Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Rice University, 2013

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I research the protein composition of ribosomes and the functions of ribosome-associated proteins in mammalian cells.

Kendra Swain
Graduate student (Biophysics)

B.S. Biological Sciences, UC Santa Barbara

M.Sc. Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia

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I am building a high-throughput screen to identify novel translational regulators in mammalian cells, and developing biochemical assays to analyze RNA-binding proteins in budding yeast.


Mike Harris
Graduate student
Spring 2011 - Spring 2017
Anna McGeachy
Graduate student
Fall 2010 - Fall 2016

Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University.

Shintaro Iwasaki
Postdoctoral Fellow
Summer 2013 - Fall 2016

Associate Chief Scientist at RIKEN.

Eric Mills
Graduate student
Fall 2010 - Fall 2015

Continuing medical student at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Anisa Noorassa
Technician/ Lab manager
August 2014 - July 2015

Graduate student at Stanford University.

Lynne Hugendubler
November 2011 - November 2013

Technician in the Zheng lab at the Carnegie Institution for Science.

Hemi Ryu
June 2011 - June 2013