Lab Members

You can see an Archive of past members on the Group History page.

Stephanie Lehman headshot.

Stephanie Lehman, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore (2018)
B.Sc., Colorado State University (2010)

tel: (301) 496-4315

Katherine Bonnington headshot.

Katherine Bonnington, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., Duke University (2017)
B.Sc., Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA (2011)

tel: (301) 402-3657

Nicole Ellis headshot.

Nicole Ellis, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., U.of Wisconsin, Madison (2014)
B.Sc., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (2008)

tel: (301) 451-2025

Devanand Bondage headshot.

Devanand Bondage, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., Academia Sinica (2016)

tel: (301) 496-4315

Xiao Li headshot.

Xiao Li, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Sciences (2016)
B.E., Ocean University of China (2010)

tel: (301) 402 3657

Candice Chang headshot.

Candice (Yuen Yan) Chang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., University of Hong Kong (2016)
B.Sc. , Chinese University of Hong Kong (2011)

tel: (301) 402-3657

Jessica Tung headshot.

Jessica Tung

Postbaccalaureate Student

B.S. University of Texas, Arlington, TX

tel: (301) 496-0133

Jacob Olondo-Kuba headshot.

Jacob Olondo-Kuba

Postbaccalaureate Student

B.S. University of Maryland College Park

tel: (301) 402-3657

Current members of Machner Lab.
From left to right: Logan (outdoor explorer), Nicole Ellis, Jessica Tung, Jacob Olondo-Kuba, Candice Chang, Katherine Bonnington, Xiao Li, Yihan Lin (lab friend), Stephanie Lehman, Matthias Machner

Former Lab Members


  • Pei-Chung Lee, Ph.D (2014-2019); currently Assistant Professor at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • Eric Cheng, Ph.D (2013-2018); currently at Technology Transfer Center of NCI
  • Yi-han Lin, Ph.D (2012-2018);  thereafter Research Scientist at Craig Venter Institute
  • Byoungkwan Kim, Ph. (2013-2015); thereafter Assistant Senior Manager at Celltrion Healthcare
  • Ramona Neunuebel, Ph.D. (2009-2014); currently Assistant Professor at the University of Delaware.
  • Kimberly B. Decker, Ph.D. (2011-2014), thereafter Sr. Technical Applications Scientist, NanoString Technologies
  • Andrew Gaspar, Ph.D (2009-2014)


  • Claire Weinstein (2019-2020); Currently medical student at the University of Cincinnati
  • Kathryn Johnston (Postbac Student 2018-19)
  • Mitchell Lee (Postbac Student 2018-19)
  • Anne Davidson (Postbac Student 2017-18)
  • Katherine Gillis (Postbac Student 2016-17)
  • Alexandra Doms (Postbac Student 2014-16)
  • D'anna Nelson (Postbac Student 2014/15)
  • Timothy Evans (Postbac Student, 2010-12)
  • Yang Chen (Graduate Student, 2009-2011)

Summer Students

  • Erica Lopez-Haz (2018)
  • Jana Lu, Duke University (2016)
  • Simon Chen, Parkland High School (2016)
  • Maya Wilson, Gaithersburg High School (2015)
  • Kevin Lu (Special Volunteer) (2013-2014)
  • James Eaglesham, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (2013)
  • Courtney Ramsey, Jackson State University, Mississippi (2013)
  • Jacqueline Brady, Saint Mary's College of Maryland (2012)
  • Stephanie Wayne, University of Florida (2012)
  • Aimee Zhang (2011)
  • Odile Kamanzi (2010)
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