People

Postdoctoral Researchers

Wei Cao

Wei Cao recieved his PhD degree in 2016 from the Department of Chemistry at Tsinghua University working with Huaping Xu. In his free time, he enjoys reading and swimming.

caowei [at] chem [dot] ucla [dot] edu

 

Third Year Graduate Student

Emily (Maly) Cosco

Maly Cosco graduated from Denison University in 2015 with a B.S. in Chemistry. Hailing from Cincinnati, Ohio, she enjoys playing the mandolin, swimming, and making smoothies.

ecosco [at] chem [dot] ucla [dot] edu

 

Second Year Graduate Students

Rachael Day

Rachael Day graduated from Dordt College with a B.S. in Chemistry in 2016. In her free time, she enjoys bike rides, hiking and trying to be artistic.

rachaelday [at] ucla [dot] edu

 

Daniel Estabrook

Dan Estabrook graduated from University of Massachusetts Amherst with a B.S. in Chemistry in 2016. Being from New Hampshire, he enjoys skiing, hiking and music.

destabrook [at] ucla [dot] edu

 

Joseph Jaye

Joe Jaye received his B.S. in Chemistry at the University of Saint Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota. When not in the lab, he enjoys canoeing, camping, exploring California, and going to the beach.

jaye4028 [at] ucla [dot] edu

 

Anna Kataki-Anastasakou

Anna Kataki received her MSci degree from University College London (UCL) in 2016. Originally from Greece, she enjoys spending her free time at the beach swimming, surfing or reading.

akataki14 [at] g [dot] ucla [dot] edu

 

Ga Young (Gina) Lee

Gina Lee graduated from UC Irvine with B.S in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences. In her free time, Gina enjoys music and exploring restaurants/dessert shops. Gina is a joint student between the Sletten and Houk groups.

gylee [at] chem [dot] ucla [dot] edu

 

Margeaux Miller

Margeaux Miller graduated from Barnard College in New York City with a B.A. in Chemistry in 2016. Originally from Arizona, she enjoys yoga, reading, and eating chocolate.

margeaux [at] chem [dot] ucla [dot] edu

 

Monica Pengshung

Monica Pengshung graduated with her B.S. from the University of Portland in 2016. She was born and raised in Portland, Oregon and in her free time enjoys music, going out to eat, movies and tv shows.

mpengshung [at] ucla [dot] edu

 

Undergraduate Students

Ryan McLaughlin

Ryan McLaughlin is currently pursuing a B.S. in Chemistry. He plans to one day pursue a career in chemical or medical research. In his free time, Ryan enjoys singing, reading, and learning new languages.

r [dot] mclaughlin [dot] 642 [at] gmail [dot] com