Members

Principle Investigator


Jing Chen, PhD

Email: chenjing@vt.edu
Phone: (540)-231-1359

  • Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
  • Postdoc, National Institutes of Health, 2010-2015
  • Ph.D., Biophysics, University of California, Berkeley, 2010
  • M.S., Mathematics in Bioscience, Technische Universität München, Germany, 2004
  • B.S., Biology, Fudan University, China, 2002

Graduate Students


Xiaochu Li

Email: xiaocli@vt.edu

  • PhD candidate in BIOTRANS and Biology
  • M.S., Control Engineering, Beihang University, China, 2016
  • B.S.,  Engineering in Automation, Hebei University of Engineering, China, 2013

Sean McMahon

Email: seanmcm@vt.edu

  • PhD candidate in Physics
  • B.S.,  Physics, Bucknell University, PA, 2016

Yirui Chen

Email: yiruic@vt.edu

  • PhD candidate in GBCB
  • M.S., Biological Science, Clemson University, SC, 2017
  • B.S., Biotechnology, Nanjing Agriculture University, China, 2014

Xiangyu Yao

Email: jacky92@vt.edu

  • PhD candidate in GBCB
  • M.S., Science in Bioinformatics, University of Bloomington, IN, 2016
  • B.S., Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, 2014

Undergraduate students


Jax Poer

Email: jax2@vt.edu

Alumni


  • Ossam Awan, Biological Sciences undergrad, 08/2018-05/2021 (graduated in 2021; will attend MD program at Eastern Virginia Medical School)
  • Irem Guner, postbac volunteer, Pre-Medicine graduate of Penn State, 05/2020-12/2020
  • Joe Hood, Systems Biology undergrad, 08/2019-05/2020 (graduated in 2020; will attend Doctor of Chiropractic Program at Life University)
  • Ben Heidebrecht, Systems Biology undergrad, 08/2018-05/2020 (co-advise with John Tyson; graduated in 2020; quality assurance test engineer at G3 Technologies, Inc.)
  • Stefany Nunez, VT PREP postbac, 07/2019-08/2019 (VT PREP mini rotation)
  • Nailah Kamal, Biological Sciences undergrad, 01/2019-12/2019
  • Jessica Gates, Biological Sciences undergrad, 08/2018-12/2018 (graduated in 2020)
  • Kelly Graff, Biological Systems Engineering undergrad, 01/2018-05/2018 (Virginia Tech Accelerated Undergraduate/Graduate Program)
  • Dilara Long, Physics undergrad, 08/2017-05/2018 (graduated in 2018; currently MD-PhD student at University of Arizona)