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Where Former Janelia Postdocs Are Now

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Janelia Postdocs go onto a variety of careers ranging from faculty to patent examiners, government policy, consulting, beer brewing, engineering, and managing the division that suggests programs you might like to watch next on Netflix. About 40% go on to group leader/faculty positions.


Jan Marek Ache
Emmy-Noether Group Leader, Universität Würzburg, Germany

Chinessa Adkins
Patent Examiner, U.S. Patent Office

Bruno Afonso
Data Scientist, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada

Pavan Agrawal
Assistant Professor, Kasturba Medical College, India

Adriaan (Jasper) Akerboom
Resident Brewing Scientist, Lost Rhino Brewery

Marta Rivera Alba
Lead Scientist, Clarity

Stephanie Albin
Science Program Officer, Kavli Foundation

Fernando Amat
Senior Research Engineer, Netflix

Jonathan Amazon
Principal Research Scientist, Novateur

Wafa Amir
Director Imaging Facility, Delaware State University

Yexica (Yeka) Aponte
Unit Chief/PI, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health

Pierre Apostolides
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Medical School

Yoshinori Aso
Group Leader, Janelia Research Campus

Deniz Atasoy
Assistant Professor, University of Iowa

Takeshi Awasaki
Assistant Professor, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Japan

Karima Azdad
Attache Risk Management Biocides, Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety & Environment

Julia Bachman
Health Program Specialist, National Institutes of Health

Shing Chun Benny Lam
Reviewer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Nicholas Betley 
Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Julide Bilen
Freelance Writer, Self Employed

Katie Bittner
Principle Scientist, Medtronic

Erik Bloss
Assistant Professor, The Jackson Laboratory

Mehdi Bolorizadeh
Consulting Scientist & Product Manager, Bloor Solutions

Philip Borden
Biochemistry Lead, LifeEDIT

Bart Borghuis
Professor of Neuroscience, University of Louisville

Lana Bosnac
Postdoctoral Associate, University of California, Berkeley

Martin Brill
Application Specialist, Rapp OptoElectronic GmbH

Habib Bukhari
Scientific Computing Associate II, Janelia Research Campus

Jessica Cande
Patent Technical Advisor, Cooley LLP

Sergi Castellano
Group Leader, University College London, United Kingdom 

Mark Cembrowski
Assistant Professor, Lab Head, University of British Columbia, Canada

Frances Chance
Scientist, Sandia National Labs

Anderson Chen
Micro Nano Imaging Facility Manager, Boston University

Bi-Chang Chen
Assistant Research Fellow, Research Center for Applied Science in Taiepei, Taiwan

Jiji Chen
Senior Scientist, National Cancer Institute

Maria (Eugenia) Chiappe
Principal Investigator, Champlimaud Institute, Lisbon, Portugal

Nathaniel Clack
Principal Engineer, Vidrio

Justin Crocker
Group Leader, EMBL, Germany

Hod Dana
Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic Case Western Reserve University

Fred P. Davis
Senior Computational Biologist, Celsius Therapeutics

Alexandra Deaconescu
Assistant Professor, Brown University

Wulan Deng
Assistant Professor, Peking University, China

Claire Deo
Group Leader, EMBL, Germany

Alexandre Dieudonne
Data Scientist/Visualization, TrueCar

Yun Ding
Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Biology

Jingjing Duan
Principle Investigator, Nanchang University, China

Michael Economo
Assistant Professor, Boston University College of Engineering

Anne-Kathrin Eiselt
Scientific Consultant, Noldus Information Technology

Hananeh Esmailbeigi
Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

Reto Fiolka
Assistant professor, University of Texas Southwestern

Samuel Gale
Scientist II, Allen Institute for Brain Science

Liang Gao
Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University

Paloma Gonzalez-Bellido
Lecturer, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Austin Graves
Research Associate, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Noah Gray
Senior Editor, Nature Publishing Group 

Leo Guignard
Scientist, Max Delbrück Center

Zengcai Guo
Assistant Professor, Tsinghua University in Beijing, China

Diego Gutnisky
Data Science Manager, Grandata

Stefanie Hampel
Group Leader, University of Puerto Rico, Institute of Neurobiology

Mark Harnett
Assistant Professor, MIT McGovern Institute 

Fredrick (Trace) Henry
Medical Science Liaison, Innate Pharma

Samuel (Andrew) Hires
Assistant Professor, University of Southern California

Burkhard Hoeckendorf
Senior Image Data Scientist, St. Jude's Research Hospital

David Hoffman
Senior Optical Engineer, 10x Genomics, Inc.

Bryan Hooks
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Jingyi Hou
Scientific Editor, EMBO

Ching-Lung Hsu
Assistant Research Fellow, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Tao Hu
Machine Learning Director, 84.51°

Cheng-Chiu Huang
Associate Scientist, TLC Biopharmaceuticals

Daniel Huber
Assistant Professor, University of Geneva, Switzerland

David Hunt
Assistant Professor, Center for Neural Science and Medicine at Cedars-Sinai

Hidehiko Inagaki
Research Group Leader, Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience

Maria Ioannou
Assistant Professor, University of Alberta, Canada

Vijay Iyer
Senior Software Engineer/Sci Comp, Mathworks

Jesse Jackson
Assistant Professor, University of Alberta, Department of Physiology, Canada

Arnim Jenett
Tefor Core Facility, CNRS/Tefor

Na Ji
Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Tihana Jovanic
Research Scientist, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, France

Fadi Jradi
Research Scientist, Universal Display Corporation

Jaeyoon James STV Jun
Research Scientist, Facebook Reality Labs

Karla Kaun
Assistant Professor, Brown University

Takashi Kawashima
Principal Investigator, Weizmann Institute of Science, Irael

Jacob Keller
Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Aaron Kerlin
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota Medical School

Sung Soo Kim
Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara 

Nikolay Kladt
Data Science Consultant, Altratn SAS Germany

Takaki Komiyama
Assistant Professor, University of California, San Diego

Benjamin Kopek
Assistant Professor, Hope College

Doyun Lee
Tenure-track Research Fellow, Institute for Basic Science, Korea

Wesley Legant
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hsiang-Ting (Angela) Lei
Sr. Research Investigator, Incyte

Dong Li
Principal Investigator, National Laboratory of Biomacromolecules, Institute of Biophysics

Nuo Li
Associate Professor, Baylor University

Yajie Liang
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Huai-Ti Lin
Lecturer, Imperial College of London, United Kingdom

Bei-Jung Lin
Faculty, Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

Rui Liu
Staff Scientist, Allen Institute for Brain Science

Tsung-Li Liu
Senior Research Scientist, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Zhiyong Liu
Principal Investigator and Head of the Laboratory of Auditory System Development and Regeneration, Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Sarah Loerch
Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz

Fuhui Long
Senior Machine Learning and Computer Vision Researcher and Developer, Allen Institute for Brain Science

Xi Salina Long
Senior Scientist, Stealth Startup

Judit Makara
Lab Head, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungary (KOKI)

Tianyi Mao
Assistant Scientist, Vollum Institute, Oregon Health & Science University

Joshua Mast
Scientist, Mission Bio, Inc.

Kate McDole
Group Leader, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, United Kingdom

Sean McKinney
Group Head, Stowers Institute

Geoffrey Meisner
Scienitfic Operations Manager, Janelia Research Campus

David Mellert
Sr. Scientific Writer, Jackson Laboratory

Yuriy Mishchenko
Assistant Professor, School of Engineering at Toros University, Turkey

Ethan Mohns
Associate, Yale University School of Medicine

Shelby Montague
High School Teacher, St. Johns Country Day School

William Mowrey
Bioinformatics Engineer, 1Globe Health Institute

Yu Mu
Investigator, Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Neuroscience, China

Brent Nannenga
Assistant Professor, Arizona State University

Joshua Neunuebel
Assistant Professor, University of Delaware

Jian-Quan Ni
Associate Professor, Tsinghua University, China

Juan Nunez-Iglesias
Research Scientist, Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative

Daniel O'Connor
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Galit Shohat-Ophir
Lecturer / Lab Head, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Tomoko Oyama
Assistant Professor, McGill University, Canada

Yufeng Pan
Principle Investigator, Institute of Life Sciences, Southeast University, China

Min-Sun Park
Enzyme Engineer, Renewable Energy Group (REF) Life Sciences

Simon Peron
Associate Professor, New York University

Leopoldo Petreanu
Principal Investigator, Champalimaud Foundation

Lauren Porter
Stadtman Tenure Track Investigator, National Institute of Health, National Library of Medicine, Intramural Research Program

Avinash Pujala
Fellow, Insight Artificial Intelligence

Lei Qu
Professor, Anhui University, China

Gayathri Nattar Ranganathan
Senior Patent Technical Advisor, Cooley LLP

Stephen (Steve) Reichow
Assistant Professor, Portland State University

Qingzhong Ren
Scientist II, The Allen Institute

Andrey Revyakin
Lecturer, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Herve Roualt
Group Leader, Centuri, Luminy Campus, Marseille, France

Takashi Sato
Group Leader, University of Tübingen, Germany

Andrew Seeds
Assistant Professor, University of Puerto Rico

Johannes Seelig
Group Leader, The Research Center Caesar, Max Planck, Germany

Fern Sha
Scientist, The Jansen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Lisha Shao
Assistant Professor, University of Delaware

Xinghua Shi
Principal Scientist, 4Catalyzer

Troy Shirangi
Assistant Professor, Villanova University

Hari Shroff
Lab Chief/PI, National Institutes of Health, High Resolution Optical Imaging Lab

Ke Si
Professor, Optical Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

Matthew Smear
Assistant Professor, University of Oregon

Nicholas Sofroniew
Computational Biologist, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Timothy Stasevich
Assistant Professor, Colorado State University

Carsen Stringer
Group Leader, Janelia Research Campus

James Strother
Assistant Professor, University of Florida

Gowan Tervo
Senior Scientist, Janelia Research Campus

Michael Texada
Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Lin Tian
Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis

Catherine von Reyn
Assistant Professor, Drexel University

Yingxue Wang
Research Group Leader, Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience

Kai Wang
Assistant Professor, Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Science, China

Stephanie Wegener
Program Manager, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) - German Research Foundation, Germany

Travis Wheeler
Assistant Professor, University of Montana

Jason Wittenbach
Manager, Machine Learning, Capital One

Yang Wu
Senior Managing Consultant, VOYA Consulting

Ming Wu
Senior Scientist, Salubris Biotherapeutics

Laura Wysocki
Assistant Professor, Wabash College

Ning-long Xu
Lab Head, Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Science, China

Ching-Po Yang
Research Specialist, Janelia Research Campus

Yunlei Yang
Associate Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Jinzhu Yang
Chief Technology Officer, Neusoft Research

Jie Yao
Instrument Specialist 3, Allen Institute

Eric Yttri
Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Jianing Yu
Assistant Professor, Peking University, China

Jin Zhang
Professor, Nanchang University, China

Hongjin Zheng
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado, Denver

Haining Zhong
Scientist/ PI, Vollum Institute, Oregon Health & Science University

Chuan Zhou
Group Leader, Institute of Zoology Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Jianlong Zhou
Researcher, National Information & Communications Technology Australia Limited

Maarten Zwart
Lecturer, University of St. Andrews, School of Psychology and Neuroscience, United Kingdom