Jeffery D Varner

B.S. Purdue University (1992)

M.S.ChE., Purdue University (1995)

Ph.D., Purdue University (1997)

Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Biotechnology, ETH-Zurich, Zurich Switzerland (1997-1999)



Graduate Students:


Joseph Wayman


B.S. Physics The Ohio State University, 2007.

Project: Kinetic modeling of metabolism in E. coli.




Holly Jensen


B.S. Chemical Engineering w/ Biochemistry minor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2009.

Project: Differentiation of HL60.



Katharine Rogers


B.S. Chemical Engineering and B.S. Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2010.

Project: Modeling and analysis of receptor tyrosine kinase signaling in prostate cancer.



Lina Aboulmouna


B.E. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering w/ Biotechnology Focus, Vanderbilt University, 2011

Project: Modeling and Analysis of the Eukaryotic Hypoxic Response and Angiogenesis




Ankit Chandra


B.S. (Honors) Chemical Engineering w/ Theater minor, Lafayette College, 2012. 

Project: Multi-scale Modeling and Analysis of Coupled Mechanical Stimulation and Signaling Pathways in Neurons.




Varner Group - (Top Left to Right) Russ Gould, Tom Mansell, Ryan Tasseff, Josh Lequieu, Jeff Varner, Rob, Joey Wayman. (Bottom Left to Right) Holly Jensen, Anne Rocheleau, Joycelyn Chan, Anirikh Chakrabarti.


Past Varner Group Members:  


Anirikh Chakrabarti, PhD 2011

Postdoctoral Research Associate:

Vassily Lab, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland



Anne Rocheleau, M.S. 2011

PhD Candidate in Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University



Ryan Tasseff, PhD 2011

Institute of Systems Biology


Tom Mansell, PhD 2011

Postdoctoral Research Associate:

Gill Lab, University of Colorado, Boulder



 Joycelyn Chan, M.S. 2011




Joshua Lequieu, M.S. 2011

PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering at University of Wisconsin-Madison



Satyaprakash Nayak, PhD 2010

Procter and Gamble




Deyan Luan, PhD 2009

Research Fellow, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University




Sang Ok Song, PostDoc

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center




Anjali Dhiman

 Genentech, South San Francisco CA




(Some) of the awesome undergraduate research army that does super cool stuff!


VARNERLab Army at IronMan 2 (Happy Birthday VARNERLab!)