URMC / Labs / Eliseev Lab / Lab Members Lab Members Principal InvestigatorRoman A. Eliseev, M.D., Ph.D.Phone: (585) 276-3396Email RomanResearch Interest: Role of Mitochondria in regulation of cell fate in normal stem cells and cancer cells Postdoctoral ScholarsOwen Charles Smith, Ph.D.Postdoctoral FellowResearch Interest: Role of mitochondrial dynamics in stem cell differentiationResearch StaffMatthew McArthurLaboratory Technician IIIGraduate StudentsAmy PhanMD Medical Education (M.D.)Research Interest: Intervertebral disc pathology. Role of mitochondrial dysfunction in degenerative disc disease. Rubens SautchukTBS Translational Biomedical Science Ph.D. ProgramResearch Interest: Studying the mitochondrial function and Cyclophilin D regulation on the biology of bone development in general and alveolar bone development, in particular.Chen YuPWD PhD Program in Pathology - Cell Biology of DiseaseResearch Interest: Role of energy metabolism in regulating mesenchymal stem cell fate. Mitochondrial function in adipogenic versus osteogenic lineages.