Group MEMBERS

Robert Spitale, Ph.D.
PI (CV)
UC Chancellor's Fellow
Associate Professor (2018-Present)
Assistant Professor (2014-2018)

2018 W.M. Keck Medical Research Grant Awardee
2017 Pew Biomedical Research Scholar
2017 UCI ICTS Awardee
2015 American Cancer Society IRG Awardee
2015 NIH Director's New Innovator Awardee
2011-2014 A.P. Giannini Postdoctoral Fellowship
2010-2011 National Institutes of Health T32 Postdoctoral Training Grant (T32-AR007422)
2009 American Crystallographic Association Linus C. Pauling Award
2008 American Crystallographic Association Student Travel Grant
2008 American Crystallographic Association International Union of Crystallography Poster Prize
2008 Pittsburgh Diffraction Society Chung Soo Yoo Award
2008 Elon Huntington Hooker Doctoral Research Fellowship
2007 Arnold Weissberger Doctoral Research Fellowship
2003-04 Merck/A.A.A.S. Undergraduate Research Fellowship



Kim Nguyen, Ph.D.
Project Scientist


Mahima Aggarwal, Ph.D.
Research Assistant


Whitney England, Ph.D.
Bioinformatician


Chao Feng, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar


Ying Li, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar


Ke Ke, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar


Miles Kubota
Graduate Student
Amgen Fellow


Dalen Chan
Graduate Student


Sarah Nainar
Graduate Student
Vertex Fellow
BEST-IGERT Fellow


Sam Beasley
Graduate Student
NCI Cancer T32 Trainee


Victoria Guan
Undergraduate Student


Mareena Biju
Undergraduate Student
UROP


Kanika Sophal
Undergraduate Student




Group ALUMNI

Graduate Students

Caitlyn Topper | 2016 NSF Honarable Mention | Now: Graduate Student, Cal State Fullerton
Michael Fazio, M.S. | Now: Chemist, Inonis Pharmaceuticals.

Undergraduate Students

Catherine Tran | SURP & UROP | Now: Pharmacy School at TBA
Yuran Zhen | SURP & UROP Now: Pharmacy School at University of the Pacific.