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The following lists represents graduate students and post-doctoral fellows within departmental laboratories. For students in our graduate programs please see:

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TraineeAffiliationInterests
Jordan Aldersley, Ph.D.
Jordan Aldersley Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Land Lab
Molecular mechanisms of carcinogenesis. Signaling and Cancer Cell Metabolism
Viktoriya  Anokhina,
Viktoriya  Anokhina
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Graduate Student
Benjamin Miller Lab
Jim Baker,
Jim Baker
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Graduate Student
Benjamin Miller Lab
2DPBG sensors
Chen Bao,
Chen Bao
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Graduate Student
First Year
Lauren Benoodt,
Lauren Benoodt
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Graduate Student
Thakar Lab
Kyle Berger,
Kyle Berger
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Graduate Student
Turner Lab
Christina Brule,
Christina Brule
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Graduate Student
Grayhack Lab
Identification and Characterization of Inhibitory Codon Pairs in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae
Michael Bryan,
Michael Bryan
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Graduate Student
Benjamin Miller Lab
Chapin Cavender,
Chapin Cavender
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Graduate Student
Mathews Lab
Wanaruk Chaimayo, Ph.D.
Wanaruk Chaimayo Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Benjamin Miller Lab
Sai Chavali,
Sai Chavali
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Graduate Student
First Year
Hana Cho, Ph.D.
Hana Cho Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Maquat Lab
Udaysankar Chockanathan,
Udaysankar Chockanathan
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Graduate Student
Wismüller Lab
Comparison of the efficacy of various correlation and causation algorithms for quantifying interactions in resting-state fMRI brain activity using graph theory approaches
Hung-Li Chung,
Hung-Li Chung
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Graduate Student
Waugh Lab
IL-8 adhesion and neutrophil motility
Stephen Constable,
Stephen Constable
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Graduate Student
First Year
Tyler Couch,
Tyler Couch
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Graduate Student
Steiner Lab
Derek Crowe,
Derek Crowe
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Graduate Student
Land Lab
Amber Cutter,
Amber Cutter
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Graduate Student
Hayes Lab
Meemanage  De Zoysa,
Meemanage  De Zoysa
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Graduate Student
Yu Lab
Thareendra De Zoysa,
Thareendra De Zoysa
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Graduate Student
Phizicky Lab
Debapratim Dutta,
Debapratim Dutta
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Graduate Student
Wedekind Lab
Guillaume Fiches, Ph.D.
Guillaume Fiches Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Zhu Lab
Sierra Fox,
Sierra Fox
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Graduate Student
Bulger Lab
Dalia Ghoneim,
Dalia Ghoneim
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Graduate Student
Mathews Lab
RNA secondary structure prediction
Christopher Goodwin,
Christopher Goodwin
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Graduate Student
Munger Lab
Neha Gupta,
Neha Gupta
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Graduate Student
Culver Lab
Lu Han,
Lu Han
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Graduate Student
Phizicky Lab
Fanfan Hao,
Fanfan Hao
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Graduate Student
Hayes Lab
Tsuyoshi Hayashi, Ph.D.
Tsuyoshi Hayashi Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Zhu Lab
Steven Henderson,
Steven Henderson
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Graduate Student
Gorbunova Lab
Lisa Houston,
Lisa Houston
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Graduate Student
Grayhack Lab
Huachao Huang, Ph.D.
Huachao Huang Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Zhu Lab
Functional genomics for discovery of HIV Latency-promoting genes (LPGs)
Maxime Jean,
Maxime Jean
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Graduate Student
Zhu Lab
HIV latency, antiretroviral drug discovery for HIV
Nazish Jeffery,
Nazish Jeffery
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Graduate Student
Bulger Lab
Mohammad Kayedkhordeh,
Mohammad Kayedkhordeh
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Graduate Student
Mathews Lab
Tejas Khire, M.S.
Tejas Khire M.S.
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Graduate Student
Waugh Lab
McGrath Lab
Nanoscale biomaterials
Justin Komisarof,
Justin Komisarof
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Graduate Student
Land Lab
Cancer genomics, with a specific focus on investigating patterns of gene expression in solid tumors
Weili Kong, Ph.D.
Weili Kong Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Zhu Lab
Wan-Jung Lai,
Wan-Jung Lai
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Graduate Student
Ermolenko Lab
Mark Lifson,
Mark Lifson
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Graduate Student
Benjamin Miller Lab
2DPBG sensors
Clarence Ling,
Clarence Ling
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Graduate Student
Ermolenko Lab
Modulation of Ribosome Dynamics by Translation Factors and Antibiotics
Bronwyn Lucas,
Bronwyn Lucas
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Graduate Student
Maquat Lab
Lingfeng Luo,
Lingfeng Luo
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Graduate Student
Yan Lab
John MacAnany,
John MacAnany
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Graduate Student
Benjamin Miller Lab
Nicholas Macoretta,
Nicholas Macoretta
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Graduate Student
First Year
Jerry Madukwe,
Jerry Madukwe
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Graduate Student
Smrcka Lab
Role of Mitochondria in Osteogenic Potential of Mesenchymal Stem Cells During Aging
Luke Marr,
Luke Marr
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Graduate Student
Hayes Lab
Graham Marsh,
Graham Marsh
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Graduate Student
Waugh Lab
Endothelial cell properties using atomic force microscopy to explore the relationship between surface stiffness and adhesion molecule distribution
Laxmi Mishra, Ph.D.
Laxmi Mishra Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Hayes Lab
Morgan Monaghan, Ph.D.
Morgan Monaghan Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Munger Lab
Isreal Moreno,
Isreal Moreno
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Graduate Student
First Year
Yuliya Muradova,
Yuliya Muradova
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Graduate Student
Perkins Lab
Nathan Napper,
Nathan Napper
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Graduate Student
Culver Lab
Leslie Ofori,
Leslie Ofori
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Graduate Student
Benjamin Miller Lab
RNA recognition
Rohith Palli,
Rohith Palli
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Graduate Student
Thakar Lab
Comparing conventional techniques to characterize resting-state fMRI brain activity to our Mutual Connectivity Analysis (MCA) approach using realistic simulated fMRI data
Matthew Payea,
Matthew Payea
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Graduate Student
Phizicky Lab
Characterization of Rapid tRNA Decay: High-Throughput Identification of tRNA Substrates
Christopher Phipps,
Christopher Phipps
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Graduate Student
Maquat Lab
Xavier Rambout, Ph.D.
Xavier Rambout Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Associate
Maquat Lab
Lauren Rice,
Lauren Rice
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Graduate Student
Butler Lab
Understanding protein interactions in the VapBC toxin-antitoxin system and identifying the RNA targets of VapC endoribonucleases.
Irene Rodriguez-Sanchez,
Irene Rodriguez-Sanchez
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Graduate Student
Munger Lab
Letty Salas Estrada,
Letty Salas Estrada
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Graduate Student
Grossfield Lab
Mallory Scott,
Mallory Scott
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Graduate Student
Kammermeier Lab
Characterizing the Expression of Voltage Gated Calcium Channels in Rat Superior Cervical Ganglia
Sydney Simpson,
Sydney Simpson
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Graduate Student
Zhu Lab
Small molecule discovery targeting KSHV latency
Michael Sloma,
Michael Sloma
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Graduate Student
Mathews Lab
Brian Smith, Ph.D.
Brian Smith Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Culver Lab
Using biochemical techniques to identify and characterize the roles of novel auxiliary protein factors in 30S ribosome biogenesis and decipher how 16S rRNA maturation is integrated into small ribosomal subunit biogenesis events in E.coli.
Karl Smith,
Karl Smith
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Graduate Student
McGrath Lab
The Physiologic Role of Mitochondrial Potassium Channels
Owen Smith,
Owen Smith
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Graduate Student
Brookes Lab
The Physiologic Role of Mitochondrial Potassium Channels
Louis  Smith,
Louis  Smith
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Graduate Student
Mathews Lab
Daniel Steiner,
Daniel Steiner
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Graduate Student
First Year
Hongying Sun,
Hongying Sun
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Graduate Student
Mathews Lab
Sreyoshi Sur,
Sreyoshi Sur
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Graduate Student
Grossfield Lab
Sumanun Suwunnakorn , Ph.D.
Sumanun Suwunnakorn  Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Rustchenko-Bulgac Lab
Oliver Swart,
Oliver Swart
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Graduate Student
Benjamin Miller Lab
Zhen Tan,
Zhen Tan
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Graduate Student
Mathews Lab
Ethan Walker,
Ethan Walker
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Graduate Student
First Year
Jiyu Wang,
Jiyu Wang
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Graduate Student
Grayhack Lab
Chandani Warnasooriya, Ph.D.
Chandani Warnasooriya Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Ermolenko Lab
Li Xie,
Li Xie
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Graduate Student
Li Lab
Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms that Control Tissue Homeostasis and Somatic Stem Cells
Amrita Yadav,
Amrita Yadav
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Graduate Student
Benjamin Miller Lab
Arrayed Imaging Reflectometry
Qiangzong Yin,
Qiangzong Yin
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Graduate Student
Yu Lab
Beijie Yu,
Beijie Yu
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Graduate Student
First Year
Dawei Zhou, Ph.D.
Dawei Zhou Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Zhu Lab
Jiang Zhu, Ph.D.
Jiang Zhu Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Li Lab
Hong Zhu,
Hong Zhu
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Graduate Student
Dumont Lab
Jeffrey Zuber, Ph.D.
Jeffrey Zuber Ph.D.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow
Mathews Lab