Chia-en A. Chang

Principal Investigator
Ph.D., U. of Maryland, College Park
B.S., National Taiwan University

Computational/theoretical chemistry, biophysics, binding kinetics

Hari Pandey


U of Nevada, Reno, Postdoctoral Researcher, Chemistry
Binding affinity, Thermodynamics
Drug development

Si-han Chen

Ohio State U, Postdoctoral Researcher, Chemistry
Binding affinity, Kinetics
Drug development

Mark Raymundo

Research Assistant
M.S. UCR, Biochemistry

Protein-drug binding kinetics, dissociation pathways

Yuliana Bosken

Graduate Student, Biochemistry, 4th year

Protein-peptide recognition
Enzyme catalysis characterizing

Tim Cholko

Graduate Student, Chemistry, 3rd year

Brownian dynamics simulations
Diffusion kinetics

Jianan Sun

Graduate Student, Environmental Toxicology, 3rd year

Binding affinity, compound screening
Protein-peptide recognition

Kingsley Wu

Graduate Student, Chemistry, 2nd year

Binding pathways, ligand-receptor binding kinetics and thermodynamics

Shivansh Kaushik

Graduate Student, Chemistry, 1st year

Brownian dynamics simulations, Diffusion kinetics

Kevin Maltz

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Brownian dynamics simulations
Diffusion kinetics

David Doan

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Binding affinity

Former group members

Postdoctoral fellows:
  • Zhiye Tang, 2016-2017, subsequently, postdoc at Nagoya University
  • Christopher C. Roberts, 2015-2017, South Carolina Governor School of Science and Mathematics
  • Safieh Tork Ladani, Chemistry, 2015-2016
  • Yu-ming Mindy Huang, Chemistry, 2014-2015, subsequently, postdoc at UCSD
  • Sepideh Yaghmaei, Chemistry, 2011-2012, community college lecturer
  • Myungshim Kang, Chemistry, 2009-2013, CUNY, Stanly Island
  • Qaiser Fatmi, Chemistry, 2008-2010, Quaid-e-Azam University, Pakistan
  • Alfonso Lam, Chemistry, 2008-2009, subsequently, City of Hope
Graduate students:
  • Wanli You, Chemistry, 2012-2017
  • Zhiye Tang, Chemistry, 2011-2016, subsequently, postdoc at UCR
  • Steven Ahrendt, Bioinformatics, 2010-2015, subsequently, postdoc at UCB
  • Christopher C. Roberts, Chemistry, 2009-2014, subsequently, postdoc at UCR
  • Yu-ming Mindy Huang, Chemistry, 2009-2014, subsequently, postdoc at UCSD
  • Rizi Ai, GGB, 2008-2012, subsequently, postdoc at UCSD
Undergraduate students:
  • Wai Thant, Biochemistry, CNAS Freshman Fellowship, 2008-2011
  • Kirmanj Atrushi, CNAS Freshman Fellowship, 2008
  • Sunny Lee, Biochemistry, 2009-2011, subsequently, School of Pharmacy, University of Pacific
  • Kevin Kim, Chemistry, 2009-2010
  • Jaspreet Kaur, Chemistry, 2011-2012
  • Sean Jayasekera, Biology, 2012-2013
  • Lawrence Pointer, Biology, 2012-2013
  • Apoorva Panse, King high school, 2012-2013. Subsequently, UCLA
  • Ayymen Amaar, UCR Honors Biochemistry 2014-2015.
High school Students
  • Angelica Tan
  • Minuet Mcartor
  • Elizabeth Chavarin