Houk Research Group
 
Group Members
Visiting Scholars
Xiaosong Xue

Ph.D. - Nankai University - Jin-Pei Cheng group - 2013 Subgroups: Molecular Dynamics, Cycloadditions, Stereoselectivity and Mechanism
Postdoctoral Fellows
Acia Liu

Ph.D. - University of California, Los Angeles - 2014
Subgroups: Cycloadditions, Enzyme Design and Biosynthesis
Yunfang Yang

Ph.D. - Peking University - Yun-Dong Wu group - 2013
Subgroups: Organometallics
Marc Garcia Borras

Ph.D. - University of Girona
M.S. - University Rovira i Virgili - 2011
B.S. - University of Girona - 2010
Subgroups: Enzyme Design and Biosynthesis, Reaction Dynamics
Website
Shuming Chen

Ph.D. - Yale University
B.S. - Grinnell College Subgroups:
Jacob Sanders

Ph.D. - Harvard University - 2016
A.M. - Harvard University - 2013
A.B. - Harvard University - 2009
Subgroups: Enzyme Design and Biosynthesis, Reaction Dynamics, and Organic Photovoltaics
Graduate Students
Xiaofei Dong

6th year Graduate Student
B.S. Chemistry, Nankai University
Subgroups: Organometallics, ONR
Jason Fell

5th year Graduate Student
M.S. in Chemistry - California State Universtiy, Sacramento - 2013
Thesis Title: Computational Study of Inorganic, Bioinorganic, and Bioorganic Systems
B.S. in Chemistry - California State Universtiy, Sacramento -2010
Cyndi He

5th year Graduate Student
M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles - 2013
B.S. Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles - 2013
Subgroups: Organometallics, Biological Cycloadditions, Stereoselectivity and Mechanism
Song Yang

5th year Graduate Student
B.S. Fudan University
Subgroups: CCHF, OPV, Molecular Machines, Biological Cycloadditions, Enzyme Catalysis and Design
Brian Levandowski

5th year Graduate Student
B.S. in Chemistry, Pacific Lutheran University 2013
Subgroups: Cycloadditions
Hobbies: Pickleball
Janice Lin

4th year Graduate Student
B.S. Chemistry - University of Maryland - 2013 Subgroups: Organometallics, Organic Photovoltaics
Ieva Liepuoniute

1st year Graduate Student
B.S. in Chemistry - New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)
Subgroups: Photovoltaics and Materials
Gina Lee

2nd year Graduate Student
B.S. in Chemistry and B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences (UC Irvine)
Subgroups: Host-Guest
Katherine Bay

2nd year Graduate Student
B.S. in Chemistry from University of La Verne
Subgroups: Organometallics, CCHF
Kersti Caddell Haatveit

2nd year Graduate Student
B.S. UC Berkeley
Subgroups: Biosynthetic Pathways
Melissa Ramirez

2nd year Graduate Student
B.A. Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania - 2016
Subgroups: Stereoselectivity and Mechanism, Cycloadditions, Organometallics
Adam Simon

4th year Graduate Student
B.S. in Chemistry - University of California, San Diego - 2014
Subgroup: Stereoselectivity and Mechanism
Zhongyue Yang

5th year Graduate Student
B.S Nankai University, Boling College, 2013
Subgroups: Molecular Dynamics
Nathan Gallup

5th year Graduate Student
B.S. in Chemistry - Boston University
Subgroups: Enzyme Design, Reaction Dynamics, Organic Photovoltaics
Visiting Graduate Students
Yingzi Li

Chongqing University
Subgroup: Organometallics
Undergraduate Students
Maggie Chen

Subgroups: Cycloadditions
Wei Li

Subgroups: Stereoselectivity
Sining Wang

Subgroups:
Administrative Assistant
Laura Strom

Former Group Members
UCLA Group Members, 1986-Current (UCLA era)
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