Bio-X Graduate Student Fellow

Awarded in 2004
Home Department: Bioengineering, Medicine
Faculty Advisor: Sanjiv Sam Gambhir (Radiology, Bioengineering)

Research Title: Technologies for imaging with bioluminescently labeled probes

Research Description: Andy’s research focused on developing a new class of probes for in vivo receptor imaging consisting of bioluminescent proteins fused to receptor ligands. Preliminary work had focused on optimizing the bioluminescent proteins for this purpose through rational and random mutagenesis approaches. He then focused on developing the ligand/ bioluminescent fusion proteins and to validate them both in vitro and in vivo.


Andreas is an assistant professor in the department of radiology at Stanford University.