DaiResearch
Group

Members

Postdoctoral Fellows and Visiting Scholars

Dr. Yanrong Li

Postdoc

2021.6 - present

Email: li4263@purdue.edu

Postdoc, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020-2021, advisor: Professor David Sarlah
Postdoc, University of Utah, 2018-2020, advisor: Professor Peter J. Stang
Ph.D., Nanjing University, China, 2018, thesis advisor: Professor Guigen Li                                         M.D., Fudan University, China, 2010, thesis advisor: Professor Guoxing Niu
B.S., Liaocheng University, China, 2007

 

Dr. Donghui Ma

Postdoc

2020.8 - present

Email: ma698@purdue.edu

Postdoc, The University of Texas at San Antonio, 2019-2020, advisor: Professor Michael Doyle
Postdoc, University at Albany, State University of New York, 2016-2019, advisor: Professor Zhang Wang
Postdoc, Georgia State University, 2015-2016, advisor: Professor Hao Xu.                                        Ph.D., Lanzhou University, China, 2015, thesis advisor: Professor Xuegong She
B.S., Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University, China, 2015

Dr. Lei Li

Postdoc

2019.7 - present

Email: li3664@purdue.edu

Ph.D., Peking University, China, 2018, thesis advisor: Professor Yanxing Jia
B.S., Peking University, China, 2013

Dr. Chengsen Cui

Postdoc

2018.9 - present

Email: cui152@purdue.edu

Postdoc, Harvard University, 2017-2018, advisor: Professor Yoshito Kishi
Postdoc, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2015-2017, advisor: Professor Wei-Min Dai
Ph.D., University of Bristol, UK, 2015, thesis advisor: Professor Thomas Simpson, FRS and Professor Christine Willis
B.S., Northwest A&F University, China, 2011


Graduate Students

Brandon S. Martin

Email: mart1275@purdue.edu

B.S. Chemistry, Eastern Illinois University

Xinpei Cai

Email: cai175@purdue.edu

B.S. Chemistry, 2016, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Baiyang Jiang

Email: jiang527@purdue.edu

B.S./M.S. 2011-2017, Peking University, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Weida Liang

Email: liang254@purdue.edu

B.S. Chemistry, 2017, Lanzhou University

Yiyang Luo

Email: luo278@purdue.edu

B.S. Chemistry, 2017, Peking University, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering

Hunter S. Sims

Email: sims75@purdue.edu

B.S. Chemistry, 2018

Pedro de Andrade Horn

Email: pdeandra@purdue.edu

B.S. Chemistry, 2018, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Yecheng Wang

Email: wang3737@purdue.edu

B.S. Chemistry, 2018, Nanjing University

Mario E. Rivera

Email: river212@purdue.edu

B.S./M.S. Chemistry, 2012-2017, St. John's University

Chang Liu

Email: liu2808@purdue.edu

B.S., Chemistry, 2015-2019, Peking University,

Michael J. E. Collins

Email: colli387@purdue.edu

B.S., Chemistry, 2015-2019, Rowan University

Jacob M. Hellmig

Email: jhellmig@purdue.edu

B.S., Chemistry, 2016-2020, Rowan University

Yu Nishio

Email: ynishio@purdue.edu

B.S., Chemistry, 2016-2020, Grinnell College


Undergraduate Students

Katelyn S. Gallagher

Email: gallag37@purdue.edu

 

Charles R. Enlow

Email: cenlow@purdue.edu

 

Crystal Jiang

Email: jiang739@purdue.edu

 

Melissa Lim

Email: lim303@purdue.edu

 

Natasha Das

Email: das95@purdue.edu

 


Past Group Members

We thank all the past group members for their contributions!

Visiting Professors

Dr. Kaiqing Ma

Dr. Kaiqing Ma (2017-2018) – Associate Professor at Shanxi University
Postdoc, Peking University, 2011 - 2014, advisor: Professor Xiaoguang Lei and Jianbo Wang
Ph.D., Fudan University, 2011, thesis advisor: Professor Deyong Ye
B.A., Shanxi Medical University, 2005, thesis advisor: Professor Shang Hu

Jianjun Dai

Dr. Jianjun Dai (2018-2019) – Associate Professor at Hefei University of Technology
Ph.D., University of Science and Technology of China, 2013, thesis advisor: Professor Yao Fu and Lei Liu
B.S., Hefei University of Technology, 2007

Postdoctoral Scholars

Dr. Yang Yang

Dr. Yang Yang (2012-2015) – Professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technolgy, China

Dr. Zhi-Shi Ye

Dr. Zhi-Shi Ye (2013-2017) - Professor at Dalian University of Technology, China

Dr. Yong Li

Dr. Yong Li (2013-2017) - Research Scientist at Incyte Corporation

Zhong-Jian Cai

Dr. Zhong-Jian Cai (2018-2019) - Professor at Soochow University, China

Shaoquan Lin

Dr. Shaoquan Lin (2019-2020) - Postdoc at Aarhus University, Denmark

Fei Tang

Dr. Fei Tang (2019-2020) - Scientist at the Australian National University

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Dr. Cassidy N. Creemer (2020-2021) - Research Scientist at Novosteo Inc.

Visiting Graduate Students

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Ryota Isshiki (01/2020-03/2020) - Graduate Student at Waseda University 

Graduate Students

Dr. Yu Bai

Dr. Yu Bai (2012-2016) - Postdoc in Prof. Barry Trost's group at Stanford University; Currently Research Scientist at Incyte Corporation

Dr. Dexter Davis

Dr. Dexter C. Davis (2012-2017) - Postdoc in Prof. Craig Lindsley's Group at Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery; Currently Research Scientist at Enanta Pharmaceuticals

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Dr. Kwaku Kyei-Baffour (2014-2019) - Postdoc in Prof. Craig Lindsley's Group at Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery; Currently Research Scientist at the Broad Institute

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Dr. Xianglin Yin (2015-2020) - Currently Postdoc in Prof. Yan Xia's group at Stanford University

Tabitha Owens (2013-2015): M.S. Degree - Science Teacher at Lafayette Catholic Schools, Indiana

Undergraduate Students

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Alexa R. Neff - Currently Purdue undergraduate student

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Takeru Saito - Currently Graduate student at UMass Boston

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Mattie E. Hartauer - Currently Purdue undergraduate student

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Ying Dong - Currently Graduate student at McMaster University

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Tina Li - Currently Graduate Student at Purdue

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Sara J. Diem - Currently Purdue undergraduate student

Wendy Andrews

Wendy S. Andrews - Currently Graduate Student at the Australian National University

Jiawei Li

Jiawei Li - Currently Graduate Student at Univ. of Southern California

Wandi Zhang

Wandi Zhang – Currently Graduate Student at UT-Austin

Pui Leng Low

Pui Leng Low – Currently Working at ON Semiconductor in Phoenix

Cassie Creemer

Cassie Creemer – Graduate Student at Ohio State University; Currently Postdoc at Purdue

Nyema Harmon

Nyema Harmon – Currently Graduate Student at University of Iowa

Takuma Mizuno

Takuma Mizuno – Kuraray Co. Ltd in Japan

Siyuan Sun

Siyuan Sun – Currently Graduate Student at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Nathan Gimble

Nathan Gimble (Wooster College) - Currently Graduate Student at Colorado State University

Linus Shen

Xingyu Linus Shen - Currently Graduate Student at UC Berkeley

Mufeng Wei

Mufeng Wei (visiting scholar from Tsinghua University, summer 2016)- Currently Graduate Student at UC Berkeley

Hongyi Zhang

Hongyi Zhang - Currently Graduate Student at University of Chicago

Yecheng Wang

Yecheng Wang (visiting student from Nanjing University)- Currently Graduate Student at Purdue University

Sebastian Kenny

Sebastian Kenny - Currently Graduate Student at Purdue University

Yi Lu

Yi Lu - lu333@purdue.edu

Teng Chi

Teng Chi (visiting scholar from Tsinghua, summer 2014) - Currently Graduate Student at Purdue

Ziyang Liu

Ziyang Liu (visiting scholar from Tsinghua University, summer 2016)

Meng Xia

Mengnan Hu (visiting scholar from Nankai University, fall 2016)

Yue Du (visiting scholar from Tsinghua University, summer 2015)

Kurtis William Sluss - CEO of Brightlamp, LLC

Qihao (Ken) Yao - University of Pennsylvania, Master Progrom

Heather Bodell

Jason Morgan