Current Lab Members

Jin Dai

Graduate Student

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Poulomi Das

Graduate Student

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(2019 MSC. National Institute of Science Education and Research, Jatani, Odisha, India)

Karl F. Lechtreck Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

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(1991 University of Cologne)

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Peiwei Liu Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

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(2014 Beijing Normal University)

Jenna L. Wingfield

Graduate Student

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Kewei Yu

Graduate Student

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Gui Zhang

Research Professional


Undergraduate researchers and assistants

Betlehem T. Mekonnen

Undergraduate researcher

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Rohan Kumar Nuthakki

Undergraduate Researcher

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Lab alumni - They never really go.

Ilaria Mengoni Ph.D.

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Dipna Venkatachalam 

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Julie M. Craft PhD (postdoc in the lab of Daniel A. Doherty, MD, PhD at Seattle Children's Hostpital)

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J. Aaron Harris

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Batare Okivie (Drexel University)

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Maiah A. Wiley

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 Emilia Kayris

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Vanessa Lewis

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Shannon Freeland (Mercer University School of Medicine)

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John V. Dzimianski (Master's program in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, UGA)

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Alec Feather

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Denae Kappers

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Kiersten B. Hilderhoff

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Gehrig Broxton

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Erika Lattimore 

Erika​(Undergraduate Researcher)


Anneliese Blevins

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Anna Hollis

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Sebastian Hyman (Mercer University School of Medicine)

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Kathryne N. Wren 

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