the MOILAB (tie dye shirts, Moi taking the pic) and many friends & volunteers on Nov 2021 planting Arabidopsis in our Carnegie field site at Stanford
Allison Yin/AP Images for HHMI
Moisés (Moi) Expósito-Alonso , PhD
(2024-on)Assistant Professor of Global Change Biology, Department of Integrative BIology, University of California BerkeleyFreeman Hrabowski Scholar, Howard Hugues Medical Institutes (HHMI)Member of the Innovative Genomics Institute
(2019-2023)Staff Associate, Depts. of Plant Biology and Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science,Assistant Professor (by courtesy) of Biology, Dept. of Biology, Stanford University
Moi aims to mentor creative scientists that apply ecology, evolution, and genetics principles to understand nature and its relationship with climate
@MExpositoAlonsomoi@moilab.science firstname.lastname@example.org@stanford.eduMoi's Google ScholarMoi's CV
Lauren aims to develop deep learning methods for biodiversity modeling to understand both better.
@email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Lauren's academic websiteLauren's Google Scholar
Emily KokeResearch Assistant | B.S. in Biochemistry & Eco. Evo. Biology, C.U. Boulder
Emily is interested in using field experiments and molecular biology to understand the adaptability of plants in response to climate change
Nicolas CamachoResearch Assistant | B.S. in Biology, focus in Eco. Evo, Stanford UniversityNic was born and raised on the island of Guam. He is interested in how plant responses to environmental stressors at the molecular and cellular level shape plant communities. He will pursue a co-term in Biology this upcoming year.
Andy HuynhResearch Assistant | B.S. in Computer Science, Stanford University
Andy is interested in developing machine learning tools for ecological and conservation science. He will pursue a co-term in CS this upcoming year.
Diego Rafael PerezResearch Assistant | B.S. in Biology, focus in Eco. Evo, Stanford University
Diego is interested in conservation and genetic diversity in a changing world. He will pursue a co-term in Biology this upcoming year.
Alysa PhillipsIncoming Postdoc
Salim SoltaniVisiting researcher | Ph.D. in Geography, University of Lepizig
Salim is a Ph.D. student in Geography building machine learning tools for segmenting remote sensing imagery for ecological monitoring.
We are always searching for talented and creative researchers, and are happy to develop together ideas for a competitive fellowship.
Gloria, Milagros, Bielefelda, Princess, Josefa la morena Cuervo
Lab friends experts in herbivory experiments and random Markov walks.
Norzin Tenzin - Biology PhD student rotating 2023 - now RAISE Graduate Student at Stanford University
Ethan Gurwitch - Summer intern 2023 - now undergraduate at Duke University
Oliver Bossdorf - Sabbatical Professor 2023
Seba Toro Arana - Biology PhD student 2021-2023 - now PhD student in the Dinneny Lab at Stanford University.
Kaiku Kaholoaa - Hopkins Marine station PhD student rotating 2022-2023 - now PhD student in the Palumbi Lab at Stanford University.
Zouberou Sayibou - Undegraduate Research Assistant 2022-2023 - now pursuing M.S. in Computer Science at Stanford
Keegan Pham - Research Assistant 2022-2023 - now plant transgenic specialist at BioDrive
Tenzing Kalsang - Undergraduate Research Assistant 2023 - now undergraduate at Stanford
Shannon Hateley, PhD - Postdoc 2020-2023 - Now computational biologist at Google X, CA
Kelly Huang - Undergraduate Research Assistant 2022 - now undergraduate at Stanford
Marlot Westera - Master Student 2021-2022 - now PhD student at Amsterdam University, NL
Clara Kieschnick - Undergraduate Research Assistant 2020-2022
Katie Baker - Undergraduate Research Assistant 2022 - now undergraduate at Stanford
Christie Patel - Summer Intern 2022 - now undergraduate in Cambridge University, UK
Ru Peng - Research Assistant 2019-2022, now PhD student at Washington University, St.Louis, US
Matt Gill - Genetics PhD student rotating Spring 22, now PhD Student in Bhatt lab at Stanford University School of Medicine
Erin Zess - PhD - Postdoc 2021, now group leader in Benson Hill, Missouri, US
Jennifer Serrano Rojas - Biology PhD student rotating Summer 21, now PhD student in the O'Connell Lab at Stanford
Alanna Pyke - Genetics PhD student rotating Fall 20, now PhD student in the Sherlock Lab at Stanford
Eva Sehr - Bioinformatics Master student, FH Campus Wien 2019-2020, now scientist at Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Andrea Ramirez - Biology PhD student rotating Winter 20, now PhD student in the Dinneny Lab at Stanford
Veronica Pagowski - Biology PhD student rotating Fall 19-Spring20, now PhD student in the Lowe Lab at Stanford
Some cute pictures of the lab! our timeline
Fall 2019 Moi with Ru Peng, the first lab member and first Illumina kits for sequencing ;)
Dec 2020 MOILAB winter party (of course in ZoomLand!)
Summer 2021 first MOILAB retreat!
Summer 2022 (with Kristy, Oliver and Megan photoshoped, you cannot tell right? 🤣)
Summer 2023 lab retreat in Yosemite (with Megan and Xing missing!)