People


We are currently looking for postdocs and graduate students with background in organic synthesis, photochemistry, optical spectroscopy, microscopy or physics and engineering. If you are interested, send us an email.



Current group members

Sergei Vinogradov
Professor

PhD Moscow State University, 1995

Background: organic chemistry, physical chemistry.

vinograd.upenn@gmail.com

Thomas Troxler
Research Scientist

PhD University of Bern, 1992

Background: laser spectroscopy & microscopy.

thomas.troxler@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

In the past, Dr. Troxler served as the Director of Laser Operations at the Regional Laser Biophysics Laboratory (RLBL) at Penn.

Mirna El Khatib
Senior Research Associate

PhD University of Florida, 2012

Background: organic chemistry.

elmirna@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Linkedin: Mirna El Khatib

Before joining our group Dr. Mirna El Khatib worked as a postdoc in the laboratory of Prof. Gary Molander (Penn).

Srinivasa Rao Allu
Postdoc

PhD University of Hyderabad, 2015

Background: organic chemistry.

srinivas.allu67@gmail.com

Prior to joining our group Dr. Srini Allu was a postdoc in the laboratory of Prof. Jonathan Lindsey (NCSU).

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Sapna Ahuja
Postdoc

PhD Bowling Green State University, 2020

Background: organic chemistry, photochemistry

Sapna.Ahuja@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Dr. Sapna Ahuja joined our group after completeing her PhD thesis in the group of Prof. Jayaraman Sivaguru (BGSU).

Martin Iwanicki
Graduate Student

BS Saint Joseph's University, 2014

Background: physics.

iwanicki@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Martin Iwanicky is currently working with Dr. Bohdana Discher on the design of mebrane voltage sensors based on protein maquettes.

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Daniel Ruiz de Castilla
Undergraduate Student

University of Pennsylvania

Major: physics.

dannyrdc@sas.upenn.edu

Daniel Ruiz de Castilla is currently working with Dr. Srini Rao Allu on the synthesis of porphyrins for construction of chemical sensors.

  
  


Former group members

Dmitry Andrianov
Adesis, Inc, Research Scientist

Luca Ravotto
University of Zurich, Postdoc

Shane Plunkett
Johnson & Johnson, Inc, Research Scientist

Tatiana Esipova
Loyola University, Chicago, Assistant Professor

Tomoyasu Mani
University of Connecticut, Assistant Professor

Emmanouil Roussakis
MGH/Harvard, Instructor

Sujatha Thyagarajan-Rochford
McDermott Will & Emery, Patent Agent

Louise Sinks
US Nano, LLC, Research Scientist

Alex Karagodov

Artem Lebedev
Trace-Ability, Inc, CTO

Sonya Apreleva
Nativo, Inc, Lead Data Scientist;  Merck & Co, Inc, Pogrammer

Raymond Briñas
FDA, Chemistry Reviewer

Olga Finikova
Global Prior Art, Inc, Project Manager

Vladimir Rozhkov

Ivo Rietveld
University of Paris Decartes, Associate Professor

Mikhail Yurchenko
Hexcel Corporation, Development Scientist

Vadim Soloviev
University College London, Research Scientist



Key collaborators

Jessica Anna
University of Pennsylvania

David Boas
Boston University

Paola Ceroni
University of Bologna

Andrei Cheprakov
Moscow State University

Anna Devor
Boston University

Charles Lin
MGH/Harvard

Artem Masunov
University of Central Florida

Brian Pogue
Dartmouth College

Sava Sakadžić
MGH/Harvard

Bruno Weber
University of Zurich

David Wilson
University of Pennsylvania

Gary Wu
University of Pennsylvania

Arjun Yodh
University of Pennsylvania