Lab Members

PI: Becky Chong 
Assistant Professor
Office: Edmondson Hall 409
Phone: (808) 956-2512
E-mail: rachong (at)
more information…


Jordan Gossett
Graduate Student
Ph.D. student, Zoology Program
E-mail: jgossett (at)
more information…


Mahealani Daniels 
Undergraduate Researcher
Biology Major



Kristi Masuhara  
Undergraduate Researcher
Biology Major


Future Lab Member



Join the lab!

The Chong lab is looking for graduate students and undergraduates! We’re also looking to work with postdocs interested in pursuing independent funding. If you are interested in joining the lab please contact Becky Chong. More info about Joining the Lab.


Chong Lab Alumni  


Elissa Ota
Undergraduate Researcher, 2018-2020
B.S. Biology Honors, 2020

Nowadays… a medical student at UH JABSOM. 


Mikaelah Johnson-Griggs
Undergraduate Researcher, 2019-2020
B.S. Biology, 2020

Nowadays… a medical student at U. Michigan.

Andrew Dela Rosa
Summer REU 2019
Guam Community College