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


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.