©2019 by Jerzy Szablowski, Ph.D.


Principal Investigator

Asst. Professor, Bioengineering, Rice University

(Starting January 2020),

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B.Sc. Biological Engineering, MIT
Ph.D. Bioengineering, Dervan lab, Caltech,

Postdoc, Chemical Engineering, Shapiro lab, Caltech,

Awards: Burroughs Welcome Fund CASI finalist; NARSAD Young Investigator; iGEM 3rd place worldwide (Synthetic Standard Prize, Best new application, Best measurement); BMES/J&J Prize for excellence in biomedical research; Bauer fellowship; FUS Foundation poster prize; Physics Olympiad finalist

Jerzy Szablowski, Ph.D.

Graduate students

Joon Pyung Seo B.Sc.

Applied Physics, Ph.D. student

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Manwal Harb, B.Sc.

Bioengineering, Ph.D. student

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Undergraduate students

Joycelyn Yiu

Biochemistry and Cell Biology, undergraduate

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Aurian Maleki

Biophysics, undergraduate


Daniel Brenner, B.Sc. (rotation student, 2019

Ruchika Mitbander, B.Sc. (rotation student, 2019

Yafet Arefeayne, B.Sc. (rotation student, 2019

Tyler Graf, M.Sc. (rotation student, 2019)


We are recruiting graduate students, postdocs, and technicians. Write me an email if you are interested in joining the group or doing a research rotation.

See possible research projects, and contact information.