Jung Group Former Coworkers

Jung Group PhD's

John A. Lowe  1977  Founder, JL3Pharma LLC, Stonington, CT
Charles A. McCombs  1978  Genesis Ministries, Arcadia, FL 
Leonard H. Davis  1979  R&D Director, Micro Essential Laboratory, Brooklyn, NY  
Mark A. Lyster  1979  Deceased, 2009 
Teresa (Shaw) Speakman  1979  Professor, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA 
James P. Hudspeth  1979  Deceased, 2009
Roberto P. Blum  1979  President, Blumos, Inc., Santiago, Chile 
Yuh-Guo Pan  1980  Deceased, 2016 
Steven J. Miller  1981  Executive Director, Regulatory Affairs, Astra Zeneca, Wayne, PA 
Arthur W. Cabral  1981  Self-employed (Guildmaster, Longwood Wizards Guild), Corvallis, OR 
Gregory L. Hatfield  1982  CFS Tax Software, Inc., Simi Valley, CA 
Richard W. Brown  1982  Senior Staff Scientist, Life Technologies, Foster City, CA 
Kim M. (Halweg) Vogel  1982  Division Scientist, 3M, Minneapolis, MN 
Susan Y. Tamura  1983  Director of Project Management, Thesan Pharmaceuticals, Carlsbad, CA 
Lynn A. Light  1983  Deceased, 1984 
Jeffrey A. Hagenah  1984  Vice President & Chief Patent Counsel, Theravance Biopharma Inc., South San Francisco, CA 
Yumi Nakagawa Bartlett (Stevens)  1984  Vice-Chair of Lawrence Hall of Science Advisory Council, Berkeley, CA 
John C. Rohloff  1985  Director, Specialty Chemistry, Somalogic, Boulder, CO 
Gregg McCraw (Stevens)  1985  General Manager, KiOn Specialty Polymers, Clariant Corporation, Charlotte, NC 
Hiroko Masamune (Stevens)  1985  Senior Vice-President, Product Development, Viking Therapeutics, Inc., San Diego, CA 
Paul Kenney (Stevens)  1985  Research Chemist, GenapSys, Inc., Redwood City, CA 
Ken Kloc (Stevens)  1985  Environmental Scientist, Environmental Law and Justice Clinic, Golden Gate University Law School, San Francisco, CA 
Ken Nakayama (Thompson)  1986  Professor, Cal State University, Long Beach 
Chris Buhr (Thompson)  1986  Senior Director of Medicinal Chemistry, Visionary Pharmaceuticals, Inc., San Diego, CA  
Jim Pruitt (Stevens)  1986  Associate Professor, Chemistry, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 
Dave Ryckman (Stevens)  1986  VP Technology & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Trilogy Therapeutics, Inc., San Diego, CA 
Gregory T. Lowen  1987  Partner, Morgan Lewis LLP, Washington, DC 
David D. Grove  1987  Professor, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL 
Keith R. Buszek  1987  Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 
Susan M. (Kaas) Dansereau  1989  Chemistry Tutor, Cincinnati, OH 
Young H. Jung  1989  Professor, College of Pharmacy, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Seoul 
Jacquelyn Gervay-Hague  1990  Professor, University of California, Davis, CA; Director, Chemistry Division, NSF 
Haiji Xia  1990  Research Chemist, Concortis Biosystems, San Diego, CA 
David L. Spurgeon  1990  Director of Digital Content, Physical Sciences, McGraw-Hill, Dubuque, IO
Yong Mi Choi Sledeski  1990  Scientific Liaison, Sunrise group, Sanofi, Cambridge, MA 
Ivan D. Trifunovich  1991  Senior VP & Manager, Genomics, Third Wave Therapeutics, Madison, WI 
Craig N. Zimmerman  1992  Director of Chemistry, Pharmaessentia, Inc., Cambridge, MA 
Willard Lew  1992  Senior Process Research Chemist, Gilead Sciences, Foster City, CA
Chris Siedem  1992  Founder & President of Perfect College Match, LLC 
Claire Castro  1993  Professor, University of San Francisco 
Heather Rayle  1994  President, GSD Chem, Inc., West Chester, PA 
Tina S. H. Choe  1994  Professor, Dean of Science and Engineering, Loyola Marymount University, LA, CA 
Derin C. D'Amico  1995  Consultant, Innovative Medicinal Chemistry, Thousand Oaks, CA 
Heidi J. Heitkamp  1995  Housewife and Mom, Santa Barbara, CA 
Laurie S. Starkey  1996  Professor, Cal State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA 
Binh T. Vu  1996  Director of Chemistry, PMV Pharma, Doylestown, PA 
Mehrak Kiankarimi  1996  Director, Program and Portfolio Management, Ultragenyx, Novato, CA 
Michael H. Parker  1997  Research Chemist, Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center, Doylestown, PA 
Christopher Nichols  1997  Associate Professor, California State University, Chico 
Eric Chengda Yang  1997  CEO, Columbia Consulting Company, Taichung, Taiwan 
Bruce T. Fahr  1998  Research Chemist, Celgene Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, CA  
Karen Anderson Evans  1998  Research Chemist, Glaxo Smith Kline, Collegeville, PA 
Yue (Robert) Xu  1998  Partner, U. S. Fairsky LLP, San Francisco, CA 
Tsvetelina Lazarova  1998  Founder and Director of Chemistry, MedChem Partners, Inc., Cambridge, MA 
Rodolfo Marquez  1999  Professor and Head of the Department of Chemistry, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China 
Ted Johnson  1999  Research Chemist, Pfizer Global R&D, Inc., La Jolla, CA 
Christopher Lee  2000  Senior Manager, Project Management, Gilead Sciences, Foster City, CA 
Joe Pontillo  2001  Principal Scientist, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., San Diego, CA 
Adrian Huang  2001  Instructor, Dept of Chemistry, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 
Nobuko Nishimura  2001  Research Chemist, Amgen, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA 
Pablo Davidov  2002  Director of Res. Admin., Dept. of Clinical Res., Cleveland Clinic, Weston, FL 
Erich Wohlhieter  2002  Director Corporate Strategy, Amgen, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA 
Martha de la Rosa  2002  Research Chemist, Glaxo Smith Kline, Res. Triangle Park, NC
William Nguyen  2003  Assistant Professor, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA 
Alexandra van den Heuvel  2004  Applicant for Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Cambridge, UK
Jacob Wasserman  2004  Senior Corporate Counsel, Pfizer, Inc., Cambridge, MA 
Michael Lansdown  2004  Research Chemist, Department of Defense, Bethesda, MD 
Grazia Piizzi  2004  Senior Investigator and Group Leader, Novartis Research, Cambridge, MA 
Brian Duclos  2005  Senior Principal Scientist, Zoetis, Inc., Kalamazoo, MI 
Robert Tinder  2005  Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Proteaf Technologies, New Jersey 
Aaron Novack  2005  Senior Manager Global Medical Affairs, Baxter Healthcare, Los Angeles, CA
Sun-Joon Min  2005  Associate Professor, Applied Chemistry, Hanyang University (ERICA campus), Ansan, Korea 
Hisham Eissa 2005  Senior Research Scientist, Eli Lilly, Indianapolis, IN
Hiufung Chu  2007 Regulatory Affairs Manager, Vertex, Cambridge, MA 
David Ho  2007 Research Chemist, NantBioScience, Inc., Irvine, CA 
G-Yoon Jamie Im  2007  Research Chemist, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA 
Damian Allen  2009  Equity Research Associate, Rodman & Renshaw, New York, NY 
Collin Regan  2009  Research Chemist, Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc., San Diego, CA 
KhanhLinh Nguyen  2009  Patent Liaison, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Carlsbad, CA 
Ramin Salehi-Rad  2009  MD Intern, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 
Rebecca Lui  2010 Research Chemist, ChemoCentryx, Inc., Mountain View, CA 
Jesus Cordova  2010 Postdoctoral Associate, Professor David Olson, UC Davis 
Jennifer Murphy  2011 Assistant Professor, Crump Institute, Dept of Pharmacology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 
Jonah Chang  2012 Assistant Professor, Chemistry, BIOLA University, La Mirada, CA 
Tim Dong  2012 Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA 
Bree Lybbert  2012 Assistant Professor, Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Manitowoc 
Mikhail Guzaev  2013 Research Chemist, Biotium, Inc., Hayward, CA 
Felix Perez  2013 Research Chemist, AMPAC Fine Chemicals, Sacramento, CA 
Timothy Dwight  2014 Research Chemist, Vertex, San Diego, CA 
Gloria Lee  2014 Patent Agent, Wilson-Sonsini Law Firm, Palo Alto, CA 
Daniel Sun  2016 Postdoctoral Associate, Prof. Radu, Pharmacology, UCLA 
Courtney Roberts  2016 Postdoctoral Associate, Prof. McGill, Naval Res. Lab, Washington, DC 

   Some Jung Group Postdoctorals

Bruce J. Gaede  1975  Senior Research Chemist, Process Development, Abbott, Chicago, IL 
Laurine M. Speltz  1976  Retired 
Allen B. Mossman  1976  Research Chemist, BP America, Napierville, OH 
Matthias R. Gisler  1978  Research Manager, Sandoz, Inc., Basel, Switzerland 
Muzzamil M. Mansuri  1978  Executive Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, Sanofi, Cambridge, MA 
Kozo Shishido  1979  Professor (retired), Tokushima University, Tokushima, Japan; retired 
Manabu Node  1979  Professor, Kyoto Pharmaceutical University and Visiting Professor, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan 
Patrick Y.-S. Lam  1980  Retired as Director of Discovery Chemistry, Bristol Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ 
Lawrence Crane  1980  Senior Associate, InnoCentrix, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 
Rudolf W. Pfluger  1981  Plant Manager, Novartis Crop Protection, Pratteln, Switzerland 
Uta Jensen-Korte  1982  Director, Chem. Policy/Reg. Affairs, Eur. Chem. Ind. Council, Brussels 
Long-Mei Zeng  1982  Professor, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, PRC 
Trevor W. Newton  1982  Head of External Cooperations, Herbicide Chemistry, BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany 
Gurdial S. Arora  1983  Independent Research and Development, Chandigarh, India 
Morio Asaoka  1983  Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Japan Women's Univ., Tokyo, Japan 
Leslie J. Street  1983  Senior Director of Medicinal Chemistry, Respirerx Pharmaceuticals Inc., Irvine, CA 
Marta Figueredo  1984  Professor, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain 
J. Peter Klein  1985  Independent Patent Contractor, Intellectual Ventures, Seattle, WA 
Ioulia C. Smonou  1985  Associate Professor, Iraklion University, Crete 
Ching-Yang Liu  1985  Associate Professor, Chinese Culture Univ., Taiwan 
Brian Love  1985  Associate Professor, East Carolina University 
Yoshihiro Usui  1985  Executive Consultant R&D, Ryoto Fine Co., Chiba, Japan 
Chi Truc Vu  1985  Senior Research Chemist, Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Brunswick, NJ 
Keith Hogan  1986  Research Chemist, Merck Frosst, Montreal, Canada 
Tsze Tsang  1986  Associate Professor of Chemistry, Holy Names University, Oakland, CA 
Todd Jenson  1986  Senior Director Project Management, Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Pine Brook, New Jersey 
Stefan Abrecht  1987  Research Chemist, Hoffman-LaRoche, Basel, Switzerland 
David Head  1987  Unknown 
Wayne Vaccaro  1987  Research Chemist, Bristol Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ 
Denis Jachiet  1987  Bishop and Vicar Generale, Archdiocese of Paris 
Yukinori Nagao  1988  Assistant Professor, Science University of Tokyo, Chiba, Japan 
John Gardiner  1988  Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester School of Chemistry 
Jyh-Chyang Kevin Chao  1989  Research Chemist, China Steel Corporation, Taiwan 
Atsushi Hagiwara  1989  Senior Research Chemist, Japan Tobacco Company 
Taxiarchis Georgiadis  1989  Asst. Res. Prof., Department of Chemistry, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN 
Yasuyuki Miyazawa  1989  Research Chemist, Nippon Soda Co., Odawara, Japan  
Heidi Hengelsberg  1989  Manager, Operating Division Performance Chemicals, BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany 
Ruth (Hunter) Moneypenny  1989  Research & Development Manager, University of Liverpool
Qiming Xiang  1990 Professor, Chongqing Teachers College, Chongqing, China 
Adam Sledeski  1990  Senior Research Chemist, Sanofi, Cambridge, MA 
Chung Kim  1991  Director, APAC Quality, Alvogen, Chungnam, Korea 
Takayoshi Suzuki  1991  Assistant Professor, Teikyo University, Tokyo, Japan 
Ramadan Hassan  1991  Professor, United Arab Emirates University, UAE 
Young Moon Cho  1991  Research Chemist, Veterans Administration Hospital, West LA 
Nathalie Lensen  1992  Maître de Conférence, Première Classe, University of Cergy Pontoise, Paris 
Linda v. d. Bussche  1992  Head, Human Resources Dept., BASF, Ludwugshafen, Germany 
Hakjune Rhee  1992 Professor, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea 
Jean-Marc Durgnat  1992 Research Chemist, Rolex, Geneva, Switzerland 
Angel Vidal Gomez  1992 Professor, University of Murcia, Spain
Lee Roberts  1992 Research Chemist, Pfizer, Inc., Cambridge, MA 
Byoung-Suk Lee 1994  Vice-Chairman, Kyung Dong Pharmaceutical Co., Gyeonggi, Korea 
Ho-sung Yu  1994  Director, Process Chemistry, Chong Kun Dang (CKD) Research Institute, Gyeonggi, Korea 
Emmanouil Spyrou  1994  Research Chemist, Huls, Inc., Darmstadt, Germany
Susumu Harashima  1995  Vice Director, Process Development Labs, Sankyo, Inc., Hiratsuka, Japan 
Thomas Kälin  1996 Consultant, Chemical Economical Handbook, SRI Consulting, Zürich, Switzerland 
Oliver Kretschik  1996 Manager, Material Protection Products, Lanxess Corp., Pittsburgh 
Woo Song Lee  1997 Senior Researcher, Korea Res. Inst. Biosci. & Biotech. (KRIBB), Taejon, Korea
Steve Hardinger  1997 Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, UCLA 
Usama Karama 1999 Associate Professor, Chem. Dept., King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 
Daqing Sun 1999 Director, Medicinal Chemistry, ORIC Pharmaceuticals, South San Francisco, CA 
Hyung Ook Kim  1999 Professor, Dept. of Medical Bioscience, Konyang University, Chungnam, Korea 
Akemi Mizutani (Toyota)  2000 Senior Researcher, Chugai Pharmaceutical, Shizuoka, Japan 
Peter Zillig  2000 Research Chemist, Rohner AG, Pratteln, Switzerland 
Jean-Marie Contreras  2001 Group Leader, Medicinal Chemistry, Prestwick Chemicals, Strasbourg, France 
Shigeo Sugiyama  2001 Research Associate, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Tokyo, Japan 
Valeriy Pavlov  2001 Senior Research Scientist, Girindus America Inc., Solvay Group, Cincinnati, OH 
Kentoku Gotanda  2001 Research Chemist, Sankyo, Inc. Medicinal Chemistry Labs, Tokyo, Japan 
Franck Slowinski  2001 Research Group Leader, Sanofi-Aventis, Chilly-Mazarin, France 
Cecile Dautel  2001 Housewife and Mother, France
Annika Kers  2001 Senior Research Chemist, Astra-Zeneca, Södertälje, Sweden 
Satoshi Kobayashi  2002  Research Chemist, Process Development Labs, Sankyo, Inc., Hiratsuka, Japan 
Yuji Nishikimi  2002  Research Chemist, Takeda, Inc., Tokyo, Japan 
Masayoshi Fukuoka  2002  Research Chemist, Hanno Labs, Taiho Pharmaceutical, Saitama, Japan 
Humberto Cervantes Cuevas  2002  Professor, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City 
Bernhard Rausch  2003  Research Chemist, Clariant, Frankfurt, Germany 
Maya Escobar  2003  Patent Lawyer, Ropes and Gray LLP Law Firm, Boston, MA 
Raphael Robiette  2004  Chargé de Recherches, FNRS,Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium 
Barbara Hoffmann-Enger  2004  CV Validation and ETM Monitoring Expert, Roche Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Basel, Switzerland 
Naotsuke Hikage  2004  Associate Chief Researcher, Process Development Labs, Daiichi-Sankyo, Inc., Hiratsuka, Japan 
Brent Smith  2004  Product Development Manager, Allergan, Inc., Irvine, CA 
Daniela Angst  2004  Research Investigator, Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research, Basel, Switzerland 
Gianluca Sbardella  2004  Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, University of Salerno, Italy 
Dawei Yue  2004  Director of Chemistry, BroadPharm, Inc., San Diego, CA 
Andreas Maderna  2004  Associate Research Fellow, Oncology, Pfizer, Inc., San Diego, CA 
Yuichi Fukuda  2004  Research Chemist, Kyowa Pharmaceutical, Shizuoka, Japan 
Wan-Joong Kim  2005  Research Chemist, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Daejeon, Korea 
Samedy Ouk  2005  Senior Researcher, ImmuneTarget, Inc., San Diego, CA 
Jeremy Clemens  2006 Senior Research Scientist, Vertex, Inc., San Diego, CA
Hye-Young Jang  2006  Assistant Professor, Ajou University, Suwon, Korea 
Michael Trzoss  2007  Senior Researcher, Amplyx Pharmaceutical, San Diego, CA 
Masayuki Murakami  2007  Associate Chief Researcher, Process Development Labs, Sankyo, Inc., Hiratsuka, Japan
Lukasz Koroniak  2007 Research Scientist, Drug Delivery, DSM, Netherlands 
Peng Cui  2008 Manager, Quality Control Dept., Regeneron Pharma, Rensselaer, NY 
Ting-Hu Zhang  2008 Research Fellow in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Cambridge, MA 
Forrest Arp  2010 Research Chemist, NantBioScience, Inc., Irvine, CA 
Xiaolu Cai 2010 Research Chemist, Beijing, China
Jin-Mo Ku 2010 Principal Researcher, Gyeonggi Institute of Science and Technology Promotion, Gyeonggi, Korea
Manon Chaumontet 2010 Team Leader, Hair Applied Research, R&I, L'Oréal, Paris, France
Dongwon Yoo 2010 Research Professor, Yonsei Univ., Seoul, Korea
Pierre Koch 2011 Assistant Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, University of Tübingen, Germany
Quentin Perron 2011 Consultant, Publicis ETO, Paris, France
Gladys Completo 2011 Assistant Professor, Institute of Chemistry, University of the Phillipines, Los Baños, Philippines
Jean-Hugues Mirebeau 2011 IT Engineer, CGI, Paris, France
Mao Ye 2012 Postdoctoral Associate, Prof. Pan, U of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Frank Stappenbeck 2012 Director of Chemistry, MAX Biopharma, CNSI Incubator, UCLA
Wei Zhong 2012 Founder, Wayshine Biopharma. Inc., Shanghai, PRC and Corona, CA
Hee-Kwon Kim 2013 Assistant Professor, Chonbuk Natioanl University, Jeonju, Korea
Dongjo Chang 2014 Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy, Sunchon National University (SNU), Sunchon, Korea
Megumi Mizukami 2014 Assistant Professor, Hokkaido Pharmaceutical University, Hokkaido, Japan
Brian Chamberlain 2014 Research Chemist, Silicon Therapuetics, Boston, MA
Gang Deng 2014 Research Chemist, Janssen Pharmaceutical, R&D Center, Shanghai, China
Zheng Li 2014 Research Chemist, Shanghai institute of Organic Chemistry, Shanghai, China
Chris Schwartz 2014 Chemistry Teacher, Nebraska
Sung Wook Yi 2015 Co-Founder, Selanti, Inc. Los Angeles, CA
Jihye Lee 2016 Research Assistant Professor, Gachon University, Incheon, South Korea
Feng Jiang 2016 Professor, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China
Emelyne Diers 2014 Research Scientist, University of Dundee, Scotland
Johnny Pham 2014 Research Scientist, ORIC, Inc., S. San Francisco, CA

Some Jung Group Masters, Undergraduates, and Other Research Associates

Guillermo R. Perdomo  1975  Deceased, 2010 
Paul Ornstein  1976-7  Associate Professor Med Chem, Roosevelt University, College of Pharmacy, Schaumburg, IL 
Monica Mazurek  1976-7  Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Rutgers University 
Shannon Bongers  1977-8  MD, Surgery, Wayne State Univ., Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 
Todd Blumenkopf  1977-8  Deceased, 2011 
Michael Varney  1979-80  Vice-President, Small Molecule Drug Discovery, Genentech, Inc., S. San Francisco, CA 
Pam Lewis Hagenah  1981  Managing Director and COO, Integral Capital Partners, Menlo Park, CA 
Hratch Karamanoukian  1984-6  MD (USC), Vein Treatment Center, Buffalo Gen. Hosp., SUNY Buffalo 
Dana Gordon  1986-7  Deputy CHair, IP Group, Foley Hoag Law Firm, Boston, MA 
Daisy Joe Du Bois  1987  Program Manager, Genomic Health, Redwood City, CA 
Richard Budhu  1987-8  Assoc. Director, Clinical Data Management, Merck, Rahway, NJ 
Sepehr Sarshar  1988-9  Co-Founder and Vice President of Chemistry, Auspex Pharmaceuticals, Vista, CA 
Hossein Razavi  1988-9  Research Chemist, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Ridgefield, CT 
Dani Houdaverdis (Jordan Verdis)  1990-1  Contract Systems Administrator and Real Estate Agent 
Gabe Green  1991  Unknown 
Keith Drouet  1994  Vice-President, Business Development, Kingchem, Allendale, NJ 
Debra Schuwager  1994  Lawyer, WME Entertainment, Beverly Hills, CA 
Tom McGrath  1998-99  Medical School, MCP Hahnemann, Philadelphia 
Derek Stevens  1997-2000  MRI, The Boston Group, Braintree, MA 
Cecile Santos  2002-03  Adjunct Chemistry Lecturer, Pepperdine U., Mailbu, CA 
Meera Iyer  2005-7  Food Technologist, Olam International, Fresno, CA 
Lynnie (Lin) Trzoss  2006-7  Research Chemist, Celgene, La Jolla, CA 
Jake (Tibor) Hajagos  2008-9  PhD, UCLA, Dept. of Material Science 
Ryan Quiroz  2010-11  Graduate Student, Wender group, Stanford University 
David Shia  2012-15  MD/PhD Student, UCLA 
Zhifang Du  2016  Undergraduate student, Shandong University, Jinan, China 


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