Members

Principal Investigator

Prof. Sebastian Maerkl
PhD: Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Option, Caltech, Pasadena, USA
Associate Professor
Institute of Bioengineering, School of Engineering
(Curriculum vitae)
(Google Scholar Profile)
(ORCiD)

Contact:
Tel: +41 (0)21 693 7835
E-Mail: sebastian.maerkl at epfl.ch
E-Mail: sebastian.maerkl at gmail.com
Office: BM 5130

Administration

Martine Truan
Tel: +41 (0)21 693 1161
E-Mail: martine.truan at epfl.ch
Office: BM 1136
LBNC Member since April 2017

Post-doctoral researchers

Dr. Evan Olson
PhD: Department of Bioengineering, Rice University
LBNC Member since October 2017

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 1468
E-Mail: evan.olson at epfl.ch
Office: BM 2111

Dr. Julia Tischler
Marie Heim-Vögtlin (SNF) Post-doctoral Fellow
PhD: Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, University of Cambridge
LBNC Member since December 2017

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 1468
E-Mail: julia.tischler at epfl.ch
Office: BM 2111

Dr. Maria Lopez Malo
PhD: Department Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Universitat Rovira i Virgili
LBNC Member since October 2020

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 1468
E-Mail: maria.lopezmalo at epfl.ch
Office: BM 2111

Co-advised post-doctoral researchers

Dr. Ludovica Vanzan
PhD: Department of Genetic Medicine and Development, University of Geneva
LBNC Member since October 2020
Suter Lab, EPFL

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 07 64
E-Mail: ludovica.vanzan at epfl.ch
Office: AI 1125

Graduate Students

Zoe Swank
M.Sc., University Basel
B.S., UC Santa Barbara
LBNC Member since March 2015

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 8511
E-Mail: zoe.swank at epfl.ch
Office: BM 2136

Barbora Lavickova
M.S., KU Leuven
LBNC Member since September 2016

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 1169
E-Mail: barbora.lavickova at epfl.ch
Office: BM 2137

Gregoire Michielin
SNF MD-PhD Fellowship
M.S., EPFL
USMLE
LBNC Member since November 2016

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 8511
E-Mail: gregoire.michielin at epfl.ch
Office: BM 2136

Fabien Jammes
M.S., EPFL
LBNC Member since March 2017

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 1169
E-Mail: fabien.jammes at epfl.ch
Office: BM 2137

Ming Yip
M.S., Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
LBNC Member since September 2017

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 1468
E-Mail: hon.yip at epfl.ch
Office: BM 2131

Chun-Jie (Josh) Cai
M.S., National Taiwan University
LBNC Member since September 2018

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 1468
E-Mail: chun-jie.cai at epfl.ch
Office: BM 2131

Shiyu Cheng
B.S., Tianjin University
LBNC Member since October 2018

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 1468
E-Mail: shiyu.cheng at epfl.ch
Office: BM 2131

Amir Shahein
M.S., McGill University
LBNC Member since May 2019

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 1468
E-Mail: amir.shahein at epfl.ch
Office: BM 2136

Laura Grasemann
M.S., TU Munich
LBNC Member since May 2019

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 1468
E-Mail: laura.grasemann at epfl.ch
Office: BM 2136

Moustafa Houmani
M.S., EPFL
LBNC Member since September 2020

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 1169
E-Mail: moustafa.houmani at epfl.ch
Office: BM 2137

Ragunathan Bava Ganesh
M.S., TU Dresden
LBNC Member since November 2020

Tel: +41 (0)21 693 1468
E-Mail: ragunathan.ganesh at epfl.ch
Office: BM 2136

Co-advised Graduate Students

Simone Giaveri
B.Sc., M.Sc., Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology, Politecnico di Milano
LBNC Member since June 2016
Stellacci Lab, EPFL

Tel: +41 21 69 31009/+41 (0)21 693 1468
E-Mail: simone.giaveri at epfl.ch
Office: MXH130-BM 2137

Technicians

Adaptyv Biosystems

Moustafa Houmani
M.Sc., Bioengineering, EPFL
Adaptyv Biosystems

Daniel Guiterrez
M.Sc., Bioengineering, EPFL
Adaptyv Biosystems

Julian Englert
M.Sc., Materials Science, EPFL
Adaptyv Biosystems

EirDrop

Federico Jara
M.Sc., Bioengineering, EPFL
EirDrop

Rafael Rolli
M.Sc., Bioengineering, EPFL
EirDrop

MAKE Project: Genorobotics

Jonathan Selz
M.Sc., Microengineering, EPFL
MAKE Project Coordinator
jonathan.selz at EPFL.ch

Nicolas Adam
MAKE Project Coordinator
nicolas.adam at EPFL.ch

Interns/Visitors

Masters Students (Thesis)

Masters Students (Semester Project/Lab Immersion)

Undergraduate Students / Bachelor Projects