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

Dr. Hyungmin Jun

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 Department of Biological & Chemical Engineering University of New Mexico

Arkajit Dey Twitter, Inc.

Stavros Gaitanaros Assistant Professor Department of Civil Engineering Johns Hopkins University

Simon Gordonov Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Syuan-Ming Guo – Chan Zuckerberg BioHub

Jun He – Opera Solutions, Inc.

Do-Nyun Kim Associate Professor Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Seoul National University

Aprotim Mazumder Assistant Professor TCIS, TIFR Hyderabad

Nilah Monnier Assistant Professor Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science University of California Berkeley

Keyao Pan Facebook, Inc.

Elizabeth Perley  – Google, Inc.

Sakul Ratanalert – Lecturer Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering 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 Department of Bioengineering George Mason University

Lun Yang GMO