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Chancellor's and President's Postdoctoral Fellows 

These are the new and continuing Postdoctoral Fellows for the 2022- 2023 academic year. For past Chancellor’s and President's Postdoctoral Fellows appointed in 1996 onward, please visit the fellows directory

  • Grisel Lizandra Cruz-Becerra, Ph.D.

    Grisel Lizandra Cruz-Becerra, Ph.D.

    2021 Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow
    Degree: 
    Ph.D., Biochemistry, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
    Department: Biology
    Mentor:
    Dr. James T. Kadonaga, Department of Biology
    Research Topic: 
    Functions of the Nucleosome-Binding HMGN and Dsup Proteins in Oxidative DNA Damage Protection and Chromatin Dynamics  
    Website: https://profiles.ucsd.edu/grisel.cruzbecerra

  • Cindy Nguyen, Ph.D.

    Cindy Nguyen, Ph.D.

    2021 Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow
    Degree: Ph.D., History, University of California, Berkeley
    Department: Literature
    Mentor: Dr. John D. Blanco, Department of Literature & Dr. Claire Edington, Department of History
    Research Topic: History of Libraries in Vietnam and Colonial Visual Texts
    Website: https://cindyanguyen.com
  • Alejandra Sanchez-Rios, Ph.D.

    Alejandra Sanchez-Rios, Ph.D.

    2021 Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow
    Degree: 
    Ph.D., Oceanography, Oregon State University
    Department: Scripps Institute of Oceanography 
    Mentor: Dr. Jennifer MacKinnon, Scripps Institute of Oceanography
    Research Topic: Analysis of Regional and Global Patterns of Upper Ocean Spice and Implications for Acoustics
    Website:
     https://www.alesanchezrios.com

  • Anna Rosen

    Anna Rosen

    2022 Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow
    Degree: Ph.D., Astronomy & Astrophysics, Univeristy of California, Santa Cruz
    Department: Physics
    Mentor: 
    Dr. Dusan Keres, Department of Physics
    Research Topic: 
    Understanding Stellar Feedback in Massive Star Formations
    Website: www.anna-rosen.com

  • Sahar Sajadieh

    Sahar Sajadieh

    2022 Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow
    Degree: Ph.D., Media Arts and Technology
    Department: Department of Visual Arts
    Mentor: 
    Dr. Ricardo Dominguez and Dr. Memo Akten, Department of Visual Arts
    Research Topic: 
    Creative Application of AI in Interrogative Interaction Design
    Website: www.saharsajadieh.com
  • Christopher A. Theissen, Ph.D.

    Christopher A. Theissen, Ph.D.

    2021 Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow
    Degree: Ph.D., Astronomy, Boston University
    Department: Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences (CASS)
    Mentor: 
    Dr. Adam Burgasser & Dr. Quinn Konopacky, Department of Physics 
    Research Topic: 
    Investigating Spectral Peculiarities in Ultracool Dwarf Planet Hosts 
    Website: https://ctheissen.physics.ucsd.edu

For past Chancellor’s and President's Postdoctoral Fellows appointed in 1996 onward, please visit the fellows directory