Robert Spitale, Ph.D.
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

Whitney England, Ph.D.

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
2018 Pharm. Sci. Graduate Researcher of the Year

Sarah Nainar
Graduate Student
Vertex Fellow

Sam Beasley
Graduate Student
NCI Cancer T32 Trainee

Monika Singha
Graduate Student

Mareena Biju
Undergraduate Student

Kanika Sophal
Undergraduate Student


Graduate Students

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

Undergraduate Students

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