Members & Alumni

Current Members

Jongwon Lee, Graduate student (CNUP)
Maryanna Owoc, MSTP, co-mentored with Vatsun Sadagopan
Shang Ma, Graduate student (CNUP)
Mahmoud Khalil, CNUP rotation student
Brian Brockway, Lab Manager
Kacey Womeldorf, Lab technician

 

Alumni

Paul Kullmann, PhD. Postdoctoral fellow, 1998 – 2001.
Current Position: Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh.

Aura Kullmann, PhD (published under Ene).  CNUP graduate  student, 1999 – 2003.
Current Position: Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Renal Division, University of Pittsburgh.

Gunsoo Kim, PhD.  CNUP graduate student, 2000 – 2004.
Current Position: Investigator, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea.

Deda Gillespie, PhD. Postdoctoral fellow, 2001 – 2005.
Current Position: Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, McMaster University, Canada.

Hanmi Lee, PhD. CNUP graduate student, 2002 – 2007.
Current Position: Postdoctoral fellow with Dr. C. Shatz, Stanford University.

Seung Cheol Ahn, PhD. Postdoctoral fellow, 2004 – 2005.
Current Position: Associate Professor, Dept. of Physiology, College of Medicine, Dankook University.

Abigail Kalmbach, PhD. Masters student, 2004 – 2008.
Current Position: Research Fellow, Columbia University.

Ji Hyuan Noh, PhD. Postdoctoral fellow, 2006 – 2009.
Current Position: Associate Professor, Dankook University, South Korea.

Amanda Clause, PhD.  CNUP graduate student, 2006 – 2011.
Current Position: Staff member, Illumina.

David Chi, MD. Clinical scientist, 2008 – 2010.
Current Position: Associate Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology; Clinical Director, Division of Pediatric Oncology, University of Pittsburgh.

Tuan Nguyen, PhD. Postdoctoral fellow, 2007 – 2012.
Current Position: Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics, The College of New Jersey.

Jason Castro, PhD. Postdoctoral fellow, 2008 -2012.
Current Position: Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Bates College, Lewiston, ME.

Elisabeth Garcia Pino, PhD. Postdoctoral fellow, 2009 – 2012.
Current Position: Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin, Germany.

Chieri Hayashi, MD. Clinical scientist, visiting scholar from Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan, 2011 – 2014.
Current Position: Associate Director, Astellas Pharma.

Jineta Banerjee, PhD. CMU Biology graduate program, 2009 – 2014.
Current Position: Senior Research Fellow, Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington.

Catherine Weisz, PhD. Postdoctoral fellow, 2011 – 2015.
Current Position: Chief, Section on Neuronal Circuitry, NIDCD.

Kirsten Fantetti, PhD. Postdoctoral fellow (co-mentored with Dr. Rebecca Seal), 2014 – 2015.
Current Position: Regulatory affairs scientist, Cook MyoSite, Pittsburgh, PA.

Joshua Sturm, MDPhD,   MSTP program, 2013 – 2015.
Current Position: Resident, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Columbia University.

Eva Bach, PhD. Postdoctoral fellow, 2013 – 2016.
Current Position: Postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Barry Stein, Wake Forest School of Medicine.

Wendy Zhang-Hooks, PhD. Postdoctoral fellow, 2015 – 2017.
Current Position: Management Consultant.