PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

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DR. ARVIND GOPINATH

Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering
University of California, Merced
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Graduate groups:
Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Quantitative Systems Biology

Ph.D          Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
B.Tech       Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India
Awards & Honors       NSF CAREER AWARD 2020/2021 
                                     UCM Senate core Award 2018
Funding Sources
                                     NSF CBETNSF MCB

GRADUATE STUDENTS

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ARIELL SMITH

BS UC Merced, 2020

Program: Material and Biomaterial Science and Engineering (MBSE)

UC Merced UC LEADS Scholar 2018-2020

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Program: Bioengineering

RICHA THAKUR
MS NIMIMS, Mumbai India 2022

 A native of Bhopal (M.P), Richa hails from India. Richa's research interests include the dynamics and mechanics of bacterial motility in substrates of varying mechanical properties.

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JOSHUA TAMAYO

BS UC Merced, 2019

Program: Bioengineering 

CREST Scholar 2017-2018, 2018-2019  (NSF-CREST Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines)

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ALUMNI




RESEARCH ASSISTANT

JUNYI YANG,  (2019-2021)

BS. Mechanical Engineering UC Merced, 2020
Currently graduate student in Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley

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DENIZ AKPINAROGLU (2018-2021)

Major: Bioengineering

CREST Scholar 2018-2020      (NSF-CREST CCBM)

Currently graduate student in Bioengineering UC Berkeley / UCSF.

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CHRISTIAN ULLOA (2020-2021)

Major: Bioengineering

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YEKATERINA (KATE) ZHEZHERYA 

Major: Bioengineering

CREST SCHOLAR 2019-2020            

NSF-CREST CCBM SCHOLARSHIP

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ALEXA CAPULE

Major: Pharmaceutical Studies

CCBM - CSIP Summer student 2018

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CINDY WONG            

September 2017 - July 2018

Undergraduate researcher

Major: Mechanical Engineering

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KURTIS BRENT          (co-advised with Dr. Subramaniam)

Major: Bioengineering

CREST Scholar 2018-2019      (NSF-CREST CCBM)

VISITING STUDENTS

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SONIA SHAH   

June 2019 - August 2019

CCBM C-SIP Summer Intern