Members of the laboratory, Providence, May 2015.Members of the laboratory, Providence, May 2015.


Qian Chen, PhD
Michael G. Ehrlich M.D. Professor
Vice Chairman for Research, Department of Orthopaedics 
Director, NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Skeletal Health and Repair



Rachel Alberg
Administrative Coordinator 
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Cherie Charbonneau
Research Project Development Assistant/LabManager   
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Jing Ding
Research assistant 

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Post-doc Fellows

Yajun Liu, PhD
Yajun is originally from Zhengzhou, China. She did her undergraduate degree in Denison University, and continued with her Ph.D. in the Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology Program at The Ohio State University. She enjoys ice skating during her free time, but you can also find her at home watching variety shows.
Zhen Qiao, PhD
Zhen got his Bachor's degree in Chemistry from Sichuan University, China, focusing on assymetric catalysis. He got his PhD degree in Chemistry at Drexel University before his joining to the group. His research interest lies in material science, drug delivery and medicinal chemistry. 


Brandon Vorrius


Jack Nisimblat
Jack is a senior at Brown University,originally from Elgin, TX. When he is not studying he enjoys going to the beach, playing sports, and fishing. 
Jonah Schwam
Jonah is a junior at Brown University and originallyfrom Armonk, New York. He is studying biomedical engineering, and he loves to cook, listen to music, and do building projects in electronics and woodworking
Albert Wu
Albert is a freshman undergraduate student at Brown concentrating in biomedical engineering, originally from Weston, MA. Outside of academics, he enjoys fencing and playing the piano.

Andrew Xu
Andrew is a rising Sophomore at Brown University concentrating in Computational Biology. I’m originally from Belmont, MA and like to spend my free time with friends, as well as running, cooking, and reading.


Yupeng Chen, PhD
Yingjie Guan, PhD
Chathuraka Jayasuriya, PhD
Kun Yang, PhD
Yun Gao, PhD
Linda Chao
Rajiv Lyengar
Theodore Albright
Brendan Boyle
Kaitlyn Tracy
Christopher Howard
Andrew Perilli
Mingfu Yang
Nicholas Lemme
Thomas Carroll