Meet the Bathe BioNanolab

Principal investigator

Mark Bathe

Principal investigator

Professor Bathe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Engineering at MIT, an Associate Member of the Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard, Co-Chair of the MIT New Engineering Education Transformation, and Chair of the MIT Committee on Student Life. Professor Bathe obtained his Doctoral Degree from MIT working in the Departments of Mechanical, Chemical, and Biological Engineering before moving to the University of Munich to carry out his postdoctoral research. He returned to MIT in 2009 to join the faculty in the Department of Biological Engineering, where he runs an interdisciplinary research group focused on the targeted delivery of therapeutic nucleic acids and vaccines, phenotypic profiling of neuronal circuits involved in psychiatric disease, and engineering nucleic acid materials for highly parallel molecular computing and massive data storage.



Julia Paine-Fajardo

Administrative Assistant

Hellen Huang

Research Technician

Dr. James L. Banal

PostDoctoral researcher

Dr. Chi Chen

PostDoctoral Researcher

Dr. Eric Danielson

PostDoctoral researcher

Eike-Christian Wamhoff

PostDoctoral researcher

Dr. Xiao Wang

PostDoctoral researcher

Matthew F. Allan

Graduate Student

Joseph Berleant

Graduate Student

Rebecca Du

Graduate Student

Molly Parsons

Graduate Student


Matthew Adendorff 
GMA Innovations

Zachary Barry  
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Etienne Boulais  
MDA, Inc.

Philip Bransford 
Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

William Bricker 
Assistant Professor
University of New Mexico

Arkajit Dey 
Twitter, Inc.

Stavros Gaitanaros 
Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins University

Simon Gordonov 
Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Syuan-Ming Guo 
Chan Zuckerberg BioHub

Jun He 
Opera Solutions, Inc.

Hyungmin Jun
Assistant Professor
Chonbuk University

Do-Nyun Kim
Associate Professor
Seoul National University

Aprotim Mazumder
Assistant Professor
TCIS, TIFR Hyderabad

Nilah Monnier 
Assistant Professor
University of California Berkeley

Keyao Pan 
Facebook, Inc.

Elizabeth Perley
Google, Inc.

Sakul Ratanalert 
Johns Hopkins University

Reza Sharifi Sedeh 
General Electric Research, Inc.

Matthew Stone 
Data Analyst Auto-Owners Insurance

Martin Tomov 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Emory University

Rémi Veneziano 
Assistant Professor
George Mason University

Lun Yang