Leadership & Staff


Executive Leadership


Ali Khademhosseini

Ali Khademhosseini

Chief Executive Officer | ali@terasaki.org

Ali Khademhosseini

Chief Executive Officer | ali@terasaki.org

Meet Ali | Publications

Xiling Shen

Xiling Shen

Chief Scientific Officer | xiling.shen@terasaki.org

Xiling Shen

Chief Scientific Officer | xiling.shen@terasaki.org

Meet Xiling

Maurizio Vecchione

Maurizio Vecchione

Chief Innovation Officer | mvecchione@terasaki.org

Maurizio Vecchione

Chief Innovation Officer | mvecchione@terasaki.org

Meet Maurizio

Lawrence Brogan

Lawrence Brogan

Chief Financial Officer | lbrogan@terasaki.org

Lawrence Brogan

Chief Financial Officer | lbrogan@terasaki.org

Meet Larry

Stewart Han

Stewart Han

President | shan@terasaki.org

Stewart Han

President | shan@terasaki.org

Meet Stewart

Rene Castro

Rene Castro

Head of Operations | rcastro@terasaki.org

Rene Castro

Head of Operations | rcastro@terasaki.org
Anh Nguyen

Anh Nguyen

Director of Laboratory Operations | anguyen@terasaki.org

Anh Nguyen

Director of Laboratory Operations | anguyen@terasaki.org

Core Faculty


Alireza Hassani

Alireza Hassani

Terasaki Fellow | hassania@terasaki.org

Alireza Hassani

Terasaki Fellow | hassania@terasaki.org
Eggehard Holler

Eggehard Holler

Professor | eholler@terasaki.org

Eggehard Holler

Professor | eholler@terasaki.org

Meet Eggehard

Hanjun Kim

Hanjun Kim

Assistant Professor | hkim@terasaki.org

Hanjun Kim

Assistant Professor | hkim@terasaki.org

Meet Hanjun | Publications

Johnson V. John

Johnson V. John

Terasaki Fellow | jjohn@terasaki.org

Johnson V. John

Terasaki Fellow | jjohn@terasaki.org

Meet Johnson

Mohsen Akbari

Mohsen Akbari

Visiting Professor | makbari@terasaki.org

Mohsen Akbari

Visiting Professor | makbari@terasaki.org

Meet Mohsen

Mehmet R. Dokmeci

Mehmet R. Dokmeci

Associate Professor | mdokmeci@terasaki.org

Mehmet R. Dokmeci

Associate Professor | mdokmeci@terasaki.org

Meet Mehmet | Publications

Natan Barros

Natan Barros

Terasaki Fellow | nbarros@terasaki.org

Natan Barros

Terasaki Fellow | nbarros@terasaki.org

Meet Natan

Qiang Huang

Qiang Huang

Assistant Professor| qiang.huang@terasaki.org

Qiang Huang

Assistant Professor| qiang.huang@terasaki.org
Vadim Jucaud

Vadim Jucaud

Assistant Professor | vjucaud@terasaki.org

Vadim Jucaud

Assistant Professor | vjucaud@terasaki.org

Meet Vadim

Yangzhi Zhu

Yangzhi Zhu

Assistant Professor | yzhu@terasaki.org

Yangzhi Zhu

Assistant Professor | yzhu@terasaki.org

Meet Yangzhi

Scientific Team 


Ada Huang

Ada Huang

Junior Lab Technician | ada.huang@terasaki.org

Ada Huang

Junior Lab Technician | ada.huang@terasaki.org
Ahmad Elsebahy

Ahmad Elsebahy

Postdoctoral Researcher | ahmad.elsebahy@terasaki.org

Ahmad Elsebahy

Postdoctoral Researcher | ahmad.elsebahy@terasaki.org
Aliesha Danielle O'Raw

Aliesha Danielle O'Raw

Researcher | aoraw@terasaki.org

Aliesha Danielle O'Raw

Researcher | aoraw@terasaki.org

Meet Aliesha

Amir Ahari

Amir Ahari

Postdoctoral Researcher | aahari@terasaki.org

Amir Ahari

Postdoctoral Researcher | aahari@terasaki.org

Meet Amir

Ankit Gangrade

Ankit Gangrade

Postdoctoral Researcher | ankit.gangrade@terasaki.org

Ankit Gangrade

Postdoctoral Researcher | ankit.gangrade@terasaki.org
Bruna Gregatti de Carvalho

Bruna Gregatti de Carvalho

Visiting Scholar | bgregatti@terasaki.org

Bruna Gregatti de Carvalho

Visiting Scholar | bgregatti@terasaki.org

Meet Bruna

Changyu Ma

Changyu Ma

Affiliate Researcher | changyu.ma@terasakicolab.org

Changyu Ma

Affiliate Researcher | changyu.ma@terasakicolab.org
Elham Davoodi

Elham Davoodi

Affiliate Graduate Student Researcher | edavoodi@terasakicolab.org

Elham Davoodi

Affiliate Graduate Student Researcher | edavoodi@terasakicolab.org

Meet Elham

Fahimeh Zarei

Fahimeh Zarei

Visiting Scholar | fahimeh.zarei@terasaki.org

Fahimeh Zarei

Visiting Scholar | fahimeh.zarei@terasaki.org
Fatemeh Zehtabi

Fatemeh Zehtabi

Postdoctoral Researcher | fzehtabi@terasaki.org

Fatemeh Zehtabi

Postdoctoral Researcher | fzehtabi@terasaki.org

Meet Fatemeh

Francisco Bustamante Palacios

Francisco Bustamante Palacios

Lab Technician | fbustamante@terasaki.org

Francisco Bustamante Palacios

Lab Technician | fbustamante@terasaki.org

Meet Francisco

Hamed Serati Nouri

Hamed Serati Nouri

Visiting Scholar | hamed.seratinouri@terasaki.org

Hamed Serati Nouri

Visiting Scholar | hamed.seratinouri@terasaki.org
Himansu Sekhar  Nanda

Himansu Sekhar Nanda

Research Scientist | himansu.nanda@terasaki.org

Himansu Sekhar Nanda

Research Scientist | himansu.nanda@terasaki.org

Meet Himansu

Hossein Montazerian

Hossein Montazerian

Affiliate Graduate Student Researcher | hmontazerian@terasakicolab.org

Hossein Montazerian

Affiliate Graduate Student Researcher | hmontazerian@terasakicolab.org

Meet Hossein

Hyojeong Choi

Hyojeong Choi

Visiting Scholar| hyojeong.choi@terasaki.org

Hyojeong Choi

Visiting Scholar| hyojeong.choi@terasaki.org
Jacky Li

Jacky Li

Affiliate Researcher | jli@terasakicolab.org

Jacky Li

Affiliate Researcher | jli@terasakicolab.org

Meet Jacky

Jamal Bahari

Jamal Bahari

Postdoctoral Researcher | jbahari@terasaki.org

Jamal Bahari

Postdoctoral Researcher | jbahari@terasaki.org
John Gozal

John Gozal

Data Scientist | jgozal@terasaki.org

John Gozal

Data Scientist | jgozal@terasaki.org
Judy Hopfield

Judy Hopfield

Lab Manager, Clinical Laboratory Scientist | jhopfield@terasaki.org

Judy Hopfield

Lab Manager, Clinical Laboratory Scientist | jhopfield@terasaki.org
Kalpana Mandal

Kalpana Mandal

Postdoctoral Researcher | kmandal@terasaki.org

Kalpana Mandal

Postdoctoral Researcher | kmandal@terasaki.org

Meet Kalpana

Martin Hartel

Martin Hartel

Affiliate Graduate Student Researcher | mhartel@terasakicolab.org

Martin Hartel

Affiliate Graduate Student Researcher | mhartel@terasakicolab.org

Meet Martin

Marvin Mecwan

Marvin Mecwan

Postdoctoral Researcher | mmecwan@terasaki.org

Marvin Mecwan

Postdoctoral Researcher | mmecwan@terasaki.org

Meet Marvin

Menekse Ermis

Menekse Ermis

Postdoctoral Researcher | mermis@terasaki.org

Menekse Ermis

Postdoctoral Researcher | mermis@terasaki.org

Meet Menekse

Natashya Falcone

Natashya Falcone

Postdoctoral Researcher | nfalcone@terasaki.org

Natashya Falcone

Postdoctoral Researcher | nfalcone@terasaki.org

Meet Natashya

Neda Mohaghegh

Neda Mohaghegh

Postdoctoral Chemist | neda.mohaghegh@terasaki.org

Neda Mohaghegh

Postdoctoral Chemist | neda.mohaghegh@terasaki.org

Meet Neda

Negar Hoseinzadeh

Negar Hoseinzadeh

Visiting Scholar | negar.hoseinzadeh@terasaki.org

Negar Hoseinzadeh

Visiting Scholar | negar.hoseinzadeh@terasaki.org
Praveen Bandaru

Praveen Bandaru

Chemical Technician | pbandaru@terasaki.org

Praveen Bandaru

Chemical Technician | pbandaru@terasaki.org
Rajesh Vasita

Rajesh Vasita

Visiting Assistant Professor | rajesh.vasita@terasaki.org

Rajesh Vasita

Visiting Assistant Professor | rajesh.vasita@terasaki.org
Rasoul Seyed Mahmoud

Rasoul Seyed Mahmoud

Postdoctoral Researcher | seyedmahmoudr@terasaki.org

Rasoul Seyed Mahmoud

Postdoctoral Researcher | seyedmahmoudr@terasaki.org
Reihaneh Haghniaz

Reihaneh Haghniaz

Postdoctoral Researcher | rhaghniaz@terasaki.org

Reihaneh Haghniaz

Postdoctoral Researcher | rhaghniaz@terasaki.org
Reza Abbasgholizadeh

Reza Abbasgholizadeh

Postdoctoral Researcher | rabbasgholizadeh@terasaki.org

Reza Abbasgholizadeh

Postdoctoral Researcher | rabbasgholizadeh@terasaki.org
Rond Herculano

Rond Herculano

Postdoctoral Researcher | rherculano@terasaki.org

Rond Herculano

Postdoctoral Researcher | rherculano@terasaki.org
Sama Ghalei

Sama Ghalei

Postdoctoral Researcher | sama.ghalei@terasaki.org

Sama Ghalei

Postdoctoral Researcher | sama.ghalei@terasaki.org
Satoru Kawakita

Satoru Kawakita

Data Scientist | skawakita@terasaki.org

Satoru Kawakita

Data Scientist | skawakita@terasaki.org

Meet Satoru

Saurabh Sharma

Saurabh Sharma

Postdoctoral Chemist/Pharmacologist | ssharma@terasaki.org

Saurabh Sharma

Postdoctoral Chemist/Pharmacologist | ssharma@terasaki.org

Meet Saurabh

Solmaz Karamikamkar

Solmaz Karamikamkar

Affiliate Scientist | solmazkk@terasakicolab.org

Solmaz Karamikamkar

Affiliate Scientist | solmazkk@terasakicolab.org

Meet Solmaz

Surjendu Maity

Surjendu Maity

Postdoctoral Researcher | smaity@terasaki.org

Surjendu Maity

Postdoctoral Researcher | smaity@terasaki.org

Meet Surjendu

Tuan Nguyen

Tuan Nguyen

Postdoctoral Researcher | huutuan.nguyen@terasaki.org

Tuan Nguyen

Postdoctoral Researcher | huutuan.nguyen@terasaki.org

Meet Tuan

Tyler Hoffman

Tyler Hoffman

Affiliate Graduate Student Researcher | thoffman@terasakicolab.org

Tyler Hoffman

Affiliate Graduate Student Researcher | thoffman@terasakicolab.org

Meet Tyler

Wei Huang

Wei Huang

Research Associate | whuang@terasaki.org

Wei Huang

Research Associate | whuang@terasaki.org
Yongju Lee

Yongju Lee

Visiting Scholar | yongju.lee@terasaki.org

Yongju Lee

Visiting Scholar | yongju.lee@terasaki.org
Zuzana Tirpáková

Zuzana Tirpáková

Visiting Scholar | ztirpakova@terasaki.org

Zuzana Tirpáková

Visiting Scholar | ztirpakova@terasaki.org

Meet Zuzana

Innovation Team


Megan Bettilyon

Megan Bettilyon

Innovation Consultant | mbettilyon@terasakicolab.org

Megan Bettilyon

Innovation Consultant | mbettilyon@terasakicolab.org

Meet Megan

Paul Terasaki

Paul Terasaki

Innovation Consultant | pterasaki@terasaki.org

Paul Terasaki

Innovation Consultant | pterasaki@terasaki.org

Meet Paul

Ramadan Assi

Ramadan Assi

Senior Innovation Strategist | rassi@terasakicolab.org

Ramadan Assi

Senior Innovation Strategist | rassi@terasakicolab.org

Meet Ramadan

Administrative Team


Angela Zhang

Angela Zhang

Senior Fund Manager | azhang@terasaki.org

Angela Zhang

Senior Fund Manager | azhang@terasaki.org
Angelica Cuanenemi

Angelica Cuanenemi

Social Media Intern | angelica.cuanenemi@terasakicolab.org

Angelica Cuanenemi

Social Media Intern | angelica.cuanenemi@terasakicolab.org
Fumiyo Araki

Fumiyo Araki

J-1 Administrator | faraki@terasaki.org

Fumiyo Araki

J-1 Administrator | faraki@terasaki.org
Jennifer Magana

Jennifer Magana

Marketing Communications Coordinator | jmagana@terasaki.org

Jennifer Magana

Marketing Communications Coordinator | jmagana@terasaki.org
Keiko Takahashi

Keiko Takahashi

Accounting Associate | ktakahashi@terasaki.org

Keiko Takahashi

Accounting Associate | ktakahashi@terasaki.org
LaToya Clemons

LaToya Clemons

Human Resources Manager | lclemons@terasaki.org

LaToya Clemons

Human Resources Manager | lclemons@terasaki.org

Meet LaToya

Naoko Okada

Naoko Okada

Program Coordinator | nokada@terasaki.org

Naoko Okada

Program Coordinator | nokada@terasaki.org

Meet Naoko

Samantha Montinola

Samantha Montinola

Senior Executive Administrative Assistant | smontinola@terasaki.org

Samantha Montinola

Senior Executive Administrative Assistant | smontinola@terasaki.org
Shari Denham

Shari Denham

Grant Coordinator | sdenham@terasaki.org

Shari Denham

Grant Coordinator | sdenham@terasaki.org
Veronica Gozal

Veronica Gozal

Accounting Manager

Veronica Gozal

Accounting Manager

Facilities Team


Anwar Titodipoero

Anwar Titodipoero

Facilities Associate | atirta@terasaki.org

Anwar Titodipoero

Facilities Associate | atirta@terasaki.org
Marvin Escobar

Marvin Escobar

Facilities Assistant | mescobar@terasaki.org

Marvin Escobar

Facilities Assistant | mescobar@terasaki.org
Tony Huynh

Tony Huynh

Facilities Manager | thuynh@terasaki.org

Tony Huynh

Facilities Manager | thuynh@terasaki.org