Stoyanova lab develops new early cancer detection approaches and therapeutic strategies for late stage cancers. The ultimate goals of the laboratory are to improve the early diagnosis and prognosis of clinically significant prostate and other cancers and guide the development of novel and effective therapeutic strategies for metastatic cancers.

Stoyanova Lab Members

Lab Director/ Principal Investigator

Tanya Stoyanova, PhD

Tanya Stoyanova, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine and Medical Pharmacology
Department of Urology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
e-mail: tstoyanova@mednet.ucla.edu
https://profiles.ucla.edu/tanya.stoyanova
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Lab Director/ Principal Investigator

Faculty

Shiqin Liu, MD, PhD

Shiqin Liu, MD, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dr. Tanya Stoyanova’s lab
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
e-mail: shiqinliu@mednet.ucla.edu

Lab Members Faculty

Postdoctoral Fellows

HyeonJi Hwang, PhD

HyeonJi Hwang, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Dr. Tanya Stoyanova’s lab
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
e-mail:hyeonjihwang@mednet.ucla.edu

Lab Members Postdoctoral Fellow
Alifiani Bonita Hartono, PhD

Alifiani Bonita Hartono, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Dr. Tanya Stoyanova’s lab
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
e-mail: ahartono@mednet.ucla.edu

Postdoctoral Fellow
Ziyi Chen, MD, PhD

Ziyi Chen, MD, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Dr. Tanya Stoyanova’s lab
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
e-mail: ziyichen@mednet.ucla.edu

Lab Members Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D Students

Christopher Massey

Christopher Massey

PhD Candidate, Dr. Tanya Stoyanova’s lab
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
email: cmassey@mednet.ucla.edu

Lab Members PhD Student

Visiting Graduate Students

Nakea M. Pennant

Nakea M. Pennant

Visting Graduate Student, Dr. Tanya Stoyanova’s lab
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
e-mail: npennant@mednet.ucla.edu

Lab Members Master Students

Staff

Michelle Shen

Michelle Shen

Research Assistant, Dr. Tanya Stoyanova’s lab
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
e-mail: michelleshen@mednet.ucla.edu

Staff
Sunny Chung Lee

Sunny Chung Lee

Research Assistant, Dr. Tanya Stoyanova’s lab
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
e-mail: chunglee@mednet.ucla.edu

Staff

Undergraduate Students

Trinity Tran

Trinity Tran

Undergraduate Student, Dr. Tanya Stoyanova’s lab
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
Undergraduate Student, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
e-mail: trinitytran1@g.ucla.edu

Lab Members Student
Khwaish Sethiya

Khwaish Sethiya

Undergraduate Student, Dr. Tanya Stoyanova’s lab
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
Undergraduate Student, Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
e-mail: khwaishs15@g.ucla.edu

Student Lab Members
Sidharth Paparaju

Sidharth Paparaju

Undergraduate Student, Dr. Tanya Stoyanova’s lab
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
Undergraduate Student, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
e-mail: paparaju5s@g.ucla.edu

Student
Bhavya Pandey

Bhavya Pandey

Undergraduate Student, Dr. Tanya Stoyanova’s lab
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
Undergraduate Student, Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
e-mail: bhavyapandey@g.ucla.edu

Student Lab Members
Nathan Min

Nathan Min

Undergraduate Student, Dr. Tanya Stoyanova’s lab
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
Undergraduate Student, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
e-mail: nathanmin27@g.ucla.edu

Student Lab Members
Kewei Le

Kewei Le

Undergraduate Student, Dr. Tanya Stoyanova’s lab
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
Undergraduate Student, Biochemistry
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, USA
e-mail: kiwile@g.ucla.edu

Student Lab Members