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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Catherine OvittCatherine E. Ovitt, Ph.D.
Phone: (585) 275-2920

Analysis of Genes Involved in Salivary Gland Function


Isaac SchmaleIsaac Schmale, M.D.

Postdoctoral Scholars

Hitoshi UchidaHitoshi Uchida, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Technicians and Staff

Rachel CentnerRachel Centner, LVT, ALAT
Laboratory Technician

Eri MaruyamaEri Maruyama, Ph.D.
Laboratory Technician
MC 3-6515
Phone: (585) 275-1324

Graduate Students

Melissa GlasnerMelissa Glasner
Graduate Student

Identification and characterization of solitary chemosensory cells in the salivary gland.

Matthew IngallsMatthew Ingalls
Graduate Student

Characterization of salivary gland acinar cell dynamics and regeneration.

Jomy VargheseJomy Varghese, Ph.D.
Graduate Student

Controlled drug release via nanoparticle carriers (supported by an NIH F30 Research Fellowship)

Pei-Lun WengPei-Lun Weng
Graduate Student

Tissue regeneration and cellular plasticity

Undergraduate Research Students

Andrew HollomonAndrew Hollomon
Undergraduate Student

Ashwini ManjunathaAshwini Manjunatha
Undergraduate Student