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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

John Lueck
John D. Lueck, Ph.D.
MC 4-8517
Phone: (585) 276-5489
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Research Interest: Determining the therapeutic promise of engineered tRNAs for treatment of nonsense associated diseases and investigating the pathomechanisms of skeletal muscle weakness and wasting in myotonic dystrophy

Postdoctoral Scholars

Christina Heil
Christina S. Heil, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Joseph Porter
Joseph Porter, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Staff

Katherine Edwards
Katherine Edwards
Laboratory Technician

Graduate Students

Lily Cisco
Research Interest:

Pathomechanism of skeletal muscle weakness and degeneration in Myotonic Dystrophy

Wooree Ko
Research Interest:

Exploring the use of suppressor tRNAs for suppression of nonsense mutations in the CFTR gene as a potential treatment for cystic fibrosis

Matthew Sipple
Research Interest:

Characterizing the molecular underpinnings of muscle excitability in Myotonic Dystrophy and the development of potential therapeutics

Research Assistants

Alexandra Barcan
Alexandra Barcan
Undergraduate Student
Jennasea Licata
Jennasea Licata
Undergraduate Student
Victoria Shwe
Victoria W. Shwe
Undergraduate Student
Emily Sorensen
Emily Sorensen
Undergraduate Student