Former Lab Members
Post Doctoral Fellows :
(1999-02) Karel Riha, PhD (Central European Institute of Technology, Brno, Czech Rep.) Recipient of a NATO-NSF Postdoc Fellowship
(2002-03) Elizabeth Spangler, Ph.D., DVM (Associate Professor Auburn University)
(1996-06) Zemfira Karamysheva, Ph.D. (Research Associate, Univ. Texas, Southwestern)
(2003-07) Laurent Vespa, Ph.D. (Medical Project Manager, GlaxoSmith Kline, Paris)
(2006-08) Jon Lamb, Ph.D. (Monsanto, Inc) Recipient of an NIH NRSA Postdoc Fellowship
(2004-09) Eugene Shakirov, Ph.D. (Professor Kazan Federal University, Russia)
(2009-09) Julien Levy, Ph.D. (Postdoc fellow Dr. Elizabeth Pierson, TAMU)
(2011-11) Catherine Cifuentes-Rojas, Ph.D. (Postdoc Fellow - Dr. Jeanne Lee, MGH, Boston)
(2011-11) Alfredo Hernandez, Ph.D. (Postdoc Fellow - Dr. Charles Richardson, Harvard University)
(2009-11) Mark Beilstein, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Univ. of Arizona) Recipient of an NIH NSRA Postdoc Fellowship
(2009-14) Jung Ro Lee, Ph.D. (Scientist) Korean Government, S.Korea
(2012-15) Amit Arora, Ph.D. (Postdoc Fellow - Dr. Jiou Wang, John Hopkins School of Medicine)
(2015-16) Hengyi Xu, Ph.D. (Postdoc Fellow - Dr. Alan Lambowitz, UT)
(2017-17) Xiaoyuan Xie, Ph.D.
(2015-2018) Ana Victoria Suescun, Ph.D.
Visiting Scientists :
(2012) Mary Paz Gonzales, Ph.D. Center for Agricultural Genomics, Barcelona, Spain
(2012) Katja Grumann, Ph.D. Oxford Brooks University, Oxford, England
(2014) Liia Valeeva, PhD student, Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia
(2014) Chuluuntsesteg Nyamsuren, PhD student, Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia
(2015) Di Liu, PhD, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China
(2015,2016) Inna Chastukhina, PhD, Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia
Ph.D. Students :
(1992-96) Meni Melek (Research and Development Executive, Schering-Plough Corporation, New Jersey). Formerly postdoctoral fellow - Dr. Martin Gellert, NIH
(1993-98) Janna Bednenko (TetraGenetics, Inc. Boston) Formerly postdoctoral fellow - Dr. Martin Gorovsky, University of Rochester)
(1994-98) Eric Greene (HHMI Professor, Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, New York City) Formerly postdoctoral fellow - Dr. Kiyoshi Mizuuchi, NIH
(1996-02) Matthew Fitzgerald (Instructor San Jose Community College) Formerly postdoctoral fellow - Dr. Virgina Walbut, Stanford University
(1998-02) Libin Wang (Medical Residency, Johns Hopkins Univ.) Formerly postdoctoral fellow - Dr. Howard Seidman, Harvard University.
(1999-04) Eugene Shakirov (Professor Kazan Federal University, Kazan Russia)
(2000-05) Rachel Idol (Postdoctoral Fellow – Dr. Stuart Kornfeld, Washington Univ) Formerly postdoctoral fellow Dr. Monica Bessler, Washington Univ.
(2001-07) Michelle Heacock (Health Scientist Administrator, Superfund Research Program, NIEHS, Chapel Hill, North Carolina) Formerly postdoctoral fellow Dr. Sam Wilson NIEHS
(2001-08) Kalpana Kannan (Postdoctoral fellow - Dr. Laising Yen, Baylor College of Medicine)
(2002-08) Yulia Surovtseva (Research Scientist, Yale Center for Molecular Discovery) Formerly postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Gerry Shadel, Yale Univ.
(2002-06) J. Matthew Watson (Postdoctoral fellow - Dr. Karel Riha, Gregor Mendel Institute, Vienna, Austria)
(2004-10) Xiangyu Song (Research Scientist Procter & Gamble, Beijing) Formerly postdoctoral fellow - Dr. Hubert Armein, Texas A&M Health Science Center
(2006-10) Catherine Cifuentes-Rojas (Postdoctoral Fellow-Dr. Jeanne Lee, MGH, Boston)
(2007-12) Andrew Nelson (Postdoctoral Fellow – Dr. Mark Beilstein, Univ. Arizona)
(2008-13) Katherine Leehy (Postdoctoral Fellow –Dr. Carol Lange, Univ Minnesota)
(2008-13) Kara Boltz (Postdoctoral Fellow – Dr. Robert Duronio, Univ. North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
(2009-14) Kyle Renfrew (Product Marketing Specialist, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Austin, Texas)
(2010-15) Hengyi Xu. (Postdoc Fellow - Dr. Alan Lambowitz, UT)
(2011-16) Xiaoyuan Xie.
M.S. Students :
(2001-04) Jennifer Bullock (Sales Representative, USB)
(2003-07) Maduri Jasti (Research Associate, Texas A&M Health Science Center) (2011-15) Xintao She (Pet Online Consultant, China)