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Post-Doctoral Fellows and Students

Kelly Anderson, Ph.D.
Kelly Anderson Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Anderson Lab

Sara Blick-Nitko, M.S.
Sara Blick-Nitko M.S.
Graduate Student
Morrell Lab

Research Interest: Role of CD47 in macrophage clearance of pyrenocytes

Alan Brooks, M.D., Ph.D
Alan Brooks M.D., Ph.D
Postdoctoral Associate
Small Lab

Kimberly Burgos Villar, M.S.
Kimberly Burgos Villar M.S.
Graduate Student
Small Lab

Research Interest: Scar formation and inflammatory signaling after a myocardial infarction

Si Chen, M.S.
Si Chen M.S.
Graduate Student
Yan Lab

Research Interest: Focuses on the role of cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase 10A (PDE10A) in regulating cardiac hypertrophy and dysfunction.

Kadiam Venkata Chinna, Ph.D.
Kadiam Venkata Chinna Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Yao Lab

Sayantani Chownhury, Ph.D.
Sayantani Chownhury Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Berk Lab

Omar Hedaya,
Omar Hedaya
Graduate Student
Yao Lab

Research Interest: The Role of DDX3X in the Translation of Cardiomyocyte Transcription Factors

Chia (George) Hsu, Ph.D.
Chia (George) Hsu Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Berk Lab

Feng Jiang,
Feng Jiang
Graduate Student
Yao Lab

Research Interest: Cracking the Function of PRRC2B in Translation Initiation

Sean Lindley,
Sean Lindley
Graduate Student
Anderson Lab

Alison Livada,
Alison Livada
Graduate Student
Morrell Lab

Lingfeng Luo, M.S.
Lingfeng Luo M.S.
Graduate Student
Yan Lab

Research Interest: Role of PDE10A in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Hyperplasia and Pathological Vascular Remodeling

Preeti Maurya, Ph.D.
Preeti Maurya Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Morrell Lab

Himanshu Meghwani, Ph.D.
Himanshu Meghwani Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Berk Lab

Adwiteeya "Aditi" Misra,
Adwiteeya "Aditi" Misra
Graduate Student
Small Lab

Research Interest: Influence of Cytokines on the Regenerative Potential of the Epicardium. Extracted and incubated hearts from embryos mice in cytokines

Daphne Pariser, M.S.
Daphne Pariser M.S.
Graduate Student
Morrell Lab

Pornthida Poosala, Ph.D.
Pornthida Poosala Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Anderson Lab

Shumin Wang, Ph.D.
Shumin Wang Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Pang Lab

Jiangbin Wu, Ph.D.
Jiangbin Wu Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Yao Lab

Chao Xue, M.S.
Chao Xue M.S.
Graduate Student
Berk Lab

Research Interest: Cardiovascular development, Notch signalling in Angiogenesis

Nanhui Yu, Ph.D.
Nanhui Yu Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Jin Lab

Yishuai Zhang, Ph.D.
Yishuai Zhang Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Yan Lab

Chongyang Zhang, M.S.
Chongyang Zhang M.S.
Graduate Student
Yan Lab

Research Interest: Focuses on the role of cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase 1C in smooth muscle cell remodeling in human vessel diseases.