Lab Members


Elias M. Puchner, Assistant Professor, PI

epuchner@umn.edu


Postdoctoral Fellow: Lim lab, University of California San Francisco

Postdoctoral Fellow: Gaub lab, University of Munich

PhD: Physics and Biophysics, Gaub lab, University of Munich

Dipl. (M.S.): Physics/Biophysics with minor in Biochemistry, University of Munich



Elizabeth M. Smith, Post-Doctoral Research Associate


PhD: Physics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
MSMedical Physics, University of Wisconsin - Madison
BS: Physics and Mathematics, Alma College




Chiranjib Banerjee, Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Postdoctoral Fellow: Aarhus University - Aarhus, Denmark
PhD: Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
MS: 
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
BS: B.N. College, Itachuna, Khanyan


Ragnar Stefansson, Physics Graduate Student

BS: Physics and Mathematics, University of Iceland


Angel Mancebo, Physics Graduate Student

BS: Physics, University of Florida


Santosh Adhikari, Physics Graduate Student

B.S.: Physics, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
  Jacob Ritz, (Summer) Physics Graduate Student




Joe Moscatelli, Undergraduate Researcher

  Tobey HaluptzokUndergraduate Researcher


  Emily ChanUndergraduate Researcher


  Christina Wentz, Undergraduate Researcher



Former Lab Members


Lucy Chen, Undergraduate Researcher


Maria Paz Ramirez, Researcher

M.S.: Biochemistry, University of Chile (Supervision: Dr. Christian Wilson and Dr. Elias M. Puchner)
Luke DeMarsUndergraduate Researcher

BS: Physics, Physics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities



Joe Eix, Undergraduate Researcher


  Zhixian Han, Undergraduate Researcher

BS: Physics, Physics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities


  Thomas Vennemann, Undergraduate Researcher

BS: Physics, Physics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities


  Chris Eertsgard, Undergraduate researcher


  Jack Lange, Web and Network Assistant
Physics undergraduate, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities


  Dong Wang, Undergraduate Intern


  Mark Howard, NSF Research Experience for Teachers (RET)