People

Join the lab!

We are always looking for talented students and postdocs from a variety of backgrounds with an interest in using and developing cutting edge single molecule imaging technology to understand the physical mechanisms of cellular organization.

Undergraduate students please email Jan - include a CV indicating previous lab experience, list relevant classes you have taken, and state the number of hours per week you would be able to commit.

Graduate students please send your CV and contact Jan to arrange a meeting so we can discuss your interests and the research in the lab! We welcome students from a variety of backgrounds: biochemical wetlab work, building optical systems, data crunching, ...

Postdocs please contact Jan with your CV and a brief description of your past achievements and research interests.

PI - Jan Spille

Assistant Professor

Department of Physics

Department of Chemistry

Department of Biomedical Engineering (Affiliate)

Contact

Ganesh Pandey

Graduate Student (Physics - joined UIC 2019)

Interest: Biophysics and Condensed Matter Physics

M. Sc. Physics (2017) Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu

Email: gpande3@uic.edu

Alisha Budhathoki

Graduate Student (Physics)

Interest: Biophysics and Condensed Matter Physics

M. Sc. Physics (2019) Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu


Filmon Medhanie

Premed Student

BS. Biological Sciences (2020), UIC

Interest: Molecular Genetics (Cancer Treatment with Gene Therapy)


Jonah Galeota-Sprung

Masters Student (Bioinformatics)

Interests: Modeling, machine learning, biophysics

BS, Math (2013), Davidson College

Email: jgaleo2@uic.edu

Danial Zangeneh

Graduate Student (Physics)

Interests: Biophysics, Computational Biology

B.S. Physics (2021), Amirkabir University of Technology

Office: SEL 2091

Email: dzange2@uic.edu

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/Dzangeneh

Han "Hazel" Ngo

Undergraduate (Biochemistry) - Honors College Capstone Project

Interests: Molecular Genetics, Biomedical Chemistry

Email: gngo2@uic.edu

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ghanngo



Salmana Mahmood

Undergraduate - Premed Student

Major: Criminology, Law and Justice

President Humanity First Student Organization at UIC



Alumni

Kasia Czepiel (Cellular, Molecular, and Organismal Biology Undergrad), Summer 2020 - Fall 2021.

Emma Barzen (Cellular, Molecular, and Organismal Biology Undergrad), Summer 2020 - Fall 2021. LASURI Award winner.

Aishwarya Katiki (Biology Undergrad), Fall 2020 - Spring 2021. Honors College Research Grant. Now: King's College London.

Noel Siony (Physics Undergrad), Summer 2020 - Spring 2021. Honors College Research Grant.

Ben Chrysler (Physics Undergrad), Summer + Fall 2020. Now at UIUC.

Sriharsha Marupudi (Resarch Assistant), Summer 2020. Now: Molecular Devices.

Hannah Lim (UIUC Physics Undergrad), Summer + Winter 2020. Now: Sandia National Laboratories.