Principal Investigator

Warren L. Grayson

  • Professor and Vice-Chair for Faculty Affairs, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University (2005-2009), Advisor: Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, PhD
  • PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Florida State University (2005)
  • BS, Chemical & Process Engineering, University of the West Indies (1998)
  • Email: wgrayson@jhmi.edu
  • Postdoctoral Fellows

    Yuxiao Zhou

  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University-University Park (2020)
  • MS, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University-New Brunswick (2015)
  • BS, Energy Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology (2012)
  • Email: yzhou174@jhmi.edu
  • Naboneeta Sarkar

  • PhD, Materials Sceince and Engineering, Washington State University (2019)
  • MS, Materials Science and Engineering, Hanseo University, South Korea (2015)
  • B. Pharm, West Bengal University of Technology, India (2013)
  • Starting in Jan. 2021
  • PhD Students

    Sarah Somers

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (~2021)
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University (2014)
  • Email: ssomers2@jhmi.edu
  • Ashley Farris

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (~2021)
  • BS, Biochemistry, University of Kansas (2015)
  • Email: afarris2@jhu.edu
  • Lexi Rindone

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (~2021)
  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2015)
  • Email: arindon1@jhmi.edu
  • Sara Salehi

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (~2022)
  • MS, Biomedical Engineering, Binghamton University (2015)
  • Email: ssalehi4@jhu.edu
  • Sami (Srujan) Singh

  • PhD Student, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (~2023)
  • M.Tech., Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (2015)
  • B.Tech., Chemical Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (2013)
  • Email: ssingh95@jhu.edu
  • Eszter Mihaly

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (~2024)
  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley (2017)
  • Email: emihaly1@jhmi.edu
  • Dallas Altamirano

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (~2024)
  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, University of Arizona (2019)
  • Email: altamirano@jhu.edu
  • Yunke (Claudia) Ren

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (~2025)
  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester (2020)
  • Email: yren26@jhmi.edu
  • Allison Horenberg

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (~2025)
  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia (2020)
  • Email: ahorenb1@jhmi.edu
  • Undergraduate Students

    Nicholas (Nicky) Zhang

  • BS Candidate, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2021)
  • Email: nzhang36@jhu.edu
  • Hannah Takasuka

  • BS Candidate, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2022)
  • Email: takasuka@jhu.edu
  • Ernesto Lippert Lozano

  • BS Candidate, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2022)
  • Email: elipper1@jhu.edu
  • Renee Liu

  • BS Candidate, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2023)
  • Email: rliu43@jhu.edu
  • Emma Whitehead

  • BS Candidate, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2023)
  • Email: ewhiteh6@jhu.edu
  • Nehali Gupta

  • BS Candidate, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2023)
  • Email: ngupta41@jhu.edu
  • Tanishk Sinha

  • BS Candidate, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2024)
  • Email: tsinha5@jhu.edu
  • Jaden Maloney

  • BS Candidate, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2024)
  • Email: jmalon24@jhu.edu
  • Alumni (Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Fellows)

    • Jordana Gilbert-Honick, PhD Biomedical Engineering (2020); Currently at the FDA
    • Ethan Nyberg, PhD Biomedical Engineering (2019); Currently at the FDA
    • Makeda Stephenson, Biomedical Engineering PhD Student (2016-2019), Currently a PhD student at Johns Hopkins
    • Dennis Lambrechts, Postdoctoral Fellow (2017-2018)
    • Justin Morrissette-McAlmon, PhD Biomedical Engineering (2018), Currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins
    • Kenny Tran, M.S. Biomedical Engineering (2018)
    • Pegah Abbasnia, Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-2016)
    • Ben Hung, PhD Biomedical Engineering (2016); Currently an ORISE Fellow at the FDA
    • Daphne Hutton, PhD Biomedical Engineering (2014); Currently a Scientist at Becton Dickinson
    • Colin Andrew Cook, M.S. Biomedical Engineering (2014); Currently a PhD Candidate at California Institute of Technology
    • Pinar Yilgor Huri, Postdoctoral Fellow (2012-2014); Currently an Assistant Professor at Cukurova University
    • Erin Salter, M.S. Biomedical Engineering (2012); Currently a Science Writer
    • Nalinkanth Ghone, Postdoctoral Fellow (2010-2012); Currently an Associate Professor at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering
    • Shishira Nagesh, M.S.E. Bioengineering Innovation and Design (2011); Currently an R&D Engineer at Medtronic

    Alumni (Undergraduate Students and Research Associates)

    • Kendall Free, BS Materials Science & Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2020)
    • Maya Lapinski, BS Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2020)
    • Sarah (SJ) Burris, BS Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2020)
    • Chukwuebuka Achebe, BS Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2019)
    • Aine O’Sullivan, BS Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2017)
    • Raihan Kabir, B.S. Candidate, Molecular and Cellular Biology (2018)
    • Tam Thanitcul, B.S. Candidate, Biomedical Engineering (2019)
    • Sachin Aggarwal, B.S. Candidate, Biomedical Engineering (2020)
    • Mario Antoun, B.S. Candidate, Biomedical Engineering (2020)
    • Maxwell Xu, B.S. Candidate, Biomedical Engineering (2020)
    • Xavier Griffith, Summer Intern from Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering Department (2017)
    • James Sooknanan, Summer Intern from University of Trinidad and Tobago (2017)
    • Larissa Chan, B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2017)
    • Clara Molineros, B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2017)
    • Miguel Dias, B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2017)
    • Caitlin Romanczyk, B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2017)
    • Bilal Naved, Research Associate, Currently MD-PhD Student at Northwestern University
    • Athenia Jones, Summer Intern from University of Maryland (2016)
    • Kember Arrindell, Summer Intern from University of Trinidad and Tobago (2016)
    • Michelleine Modeste, Visiting Summer Student from University of Trinidad and Tobago (2015)
    • Renu Kondragunta, B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2015)
    • Burak Arda Ozilgen, B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2015)
    • Josh Temple, B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2015)
    • Eric Xie, B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2014)
    • Kathryn Hahn, B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2015)
    • Anne Chen, B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2014)
    • Erika Moore, B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2013)
    • Hyun Ho "Greco" Song, B.S. Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering (2013)
    • Nailah Seale, Visited from Howard University (INBT REU)
    • Jennifer Hernández Muñiz, Visited from University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez (INBT REU)
    • Peter Yang, B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2012)
    • Jessica Mao, B.S. Biomedical Engineering (2011)
    • Jessica Chen
    • Xiaokang "Peter" Li, Visited from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China