Trainees

Anna Lampe

Anna Lampe

2016-2018 trainee
B.A. 2015 Biology, Luther College
Ph.D. in progress

Research Project:
Chitosan nanoparticle delivery of antigen encoding plasmids as an Influenza A Virus (IAV) vaccine strategy.

Mentors:
Dr. Deb Brown & Dr. Angie Pannier

 

 


Kimberly StankeKimberly Stanke

2016-2018 trainee
B.S. 2015 Computational and Applied Mathematics & Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

Ph.D. in progress

Research Project:
Understanding the Role of Astrocytes in METH Abuse using In Vitro Brain Models.

Mentors:
Dr. Srivatsan Kidambi & Dr. Oleh Khalimonchuk

 

 


Tessa Andrews;Tessa Andrews

2016-2018 trainee
B.S. 2015 Chemistry, Evangel University

Ph.D. in progress

Research Project:
Over-Oxidation of Human DJ-1 Leads to Loss of Structural Integrity at Physiological Temperatures.

Mentors:
Dr. Robert Powers & Dr. Mark Wilson

 

 


Joe BrakeJoe Brake

2017-2018 trainee
B.S. 2016 Biochemistry, Winona State University

Ph.D. in progress

Research Project:
Regulation of Metabolic Signaling and Nutrient Metabolism by Copper

Mentors:
Dr. Jaekwon Lee & Dr. Robert Powers

 

 


Josh FlothJosh Floth

2017-2018 trainee
B.S. 2016 Biochemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Ph.D. in progress

Research Project:
Using Unnatural Amino Acid Incorporation to Study Cysteine Post-Translational Modifications Associated with Disease

Mentors:
Dr. Mark Wilson, Dr. Jiantao Guo & Dr. Ed Harris

 

 


Matthew MoranMatthew Moran

2017-2018 trainee
B.S. 2013 Biology, Framingham State University

Ph.D. in progress

Research Project: the Role of long noncoding RNAs in regulating Saturated Fatty Acid-Induced Signaling and Endothelial Function

Mentors:
Dr. Xinghui Sun & Dr. Concetta DiRusso

 

 


Alana RisterAlana Rister

2017-2018 trainee
B.S. 2016 Chemistry/Sexuality and Gender Studies, Mary Baldwin College

Ph.D. in progress

Research Project:
Metabolomics Study for Understanding Obesity's Role in Reproductive Dysfunction

Mentors:
Dr. Eric Dodds & Dr. Jennifer Wood