Lab Members

Predrag Jovanovic, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Predrag Jovanovic, PhD, earned his doctorate and his master's degree in biology from the University of Belgrade in Serbia. He studied the effects of oxytocin on the sympathomedullary system and the heart of chronically isolated rats.

Nancy Morones, MS
Research Associate I

Nancy Morones earned her master’s degree in cell biology from Yale University and her bachelor's degree in molecular, cell and developmental biology from UCLA. Prior to joining the Riera Lab, Morones pursued studies in vesicle trafficking and cellular signaling.

Edward Novinbakht
Research Intern

Edward Novinbakht obtained his bachelor's degree in neuroscience at UCLA in 2018. He is working as an intern in the Riera Lab.

Yidan Wang
Research Intern

Yidan Wang is an undergraduate student at UCLA studying biochemistry. She is an intern in the Riera Lab.

Contact the Riera Lab

127 S. San Vicente Blvd.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, Suite A8305
Los Angeles, CA 90048