Lab Personnel

Principal Investigator


Kevin T. Beier, PhD

Assistant Professor, Physiology & Biophysics, UCI Center for Learning & Memory, UCI Mind


B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007.

Majored in Biochemistry, Biology w/Neurobiology focus, Zoology, Molecular Biology, and French, and minored in leadership.

PhD, Harvard University, 2012.

With Dr. Connie Cepko.

Postdoc/Instructor, Stanford University, 2012-2018.

With Drs. Rob Malenka and Liqun Luo.


Join the Lab!


The Beier lab is recruiting at all levels. Please contact Kevin if you are interested in being part of the team!

Staff and Graduate Students

Guilian Tian

Guilian Tian, Project Scientist

Alexandra Rogers

Aly Rogers, Graduate Student (Pharm Sci)


Desiree Macchia, Graduate Student (INP)


Lizzy Hubbard, Graduate Student (INP)

Michael Toledano

Michael Toledano, Graduate Student (CMB)


May Hui, Graduate Student (MSTP)


Pieter Derdeyn, Graduate Student (MCSB)

Aya Musleh

Aya Musleh, Research Technician

Undergraduate Students


Rita Shdid, Biological Sciences


Nina Aghakhani, Biological Sciences


Sean Carroll, Biological Sciences


Nora Ayache, Biology (Saddleback College)


Ladan Bigdeli, Biological Sciences

Karina Tran

Karina Tran, Biological Sciences


Mehr Kaur Bawa, Biological Sciences


Brandon Kuriki, Neurobiology


Jose Vasquez, Neurobiology


Folake Aina, Biological Sciences


Juhee Park, Biological Sciences and Business Economics


Elaine Wong, Biological Sciences


David Cho, Biological Sciences


Kenny Nguyen, Biological Sciences


Brandon Tran, Biological Sciences


Lanting Li, Informatics


Yihan Wang, Data Science


Jungin Hong, Health Informatics


Tongjie Wang, Computer Science

Alumni


Mary-Ha Nguyen, B.S. in Biological Sciences


Jessica Oshiro, B.S. in Biological Sciences


Jessica Park


Anthony Tran, B.S.


Connie Lee, M.S. Biotechnology, J.D.