People

Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Dr. Kimberly Huber

Kimberly Huber, Ph.D

Professor

 

Jay Gibson, Ph.D

Associate Professor

 

Instructors

Gemma Molinaro, Instructor 

Gemma Molinaro, Ph.D.

 

Julia Wilkerson, Ph.D.

Julia Wilkerson, Ph.D.

 

 Andrew Holley, Ph.D.

 

Nitin Khandelwal, Ph.D.

 

Graduate Students

Jennifer Putman, graduate student

Jennifer Putman

 

 Zhe Zhang

 

Research Staff

Darya Gonzalez

 

Eli Bowles

Eli Bowles

 

Christopher Williams  

Chris Williams

Former Lab Members

Graduate Students

Aundrea Bartley, Ph.D. (co-mentored with Jay Gibson), Graduated 7/2007; Instructor with Dr. Lynn Dobrunz, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Lenora Volk, Ph.D. Graduated 12/2007; Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Maggie Waung, M.D./Ph.D.  Graduated 6/2008, Assistant Professor, Dept. Neurology, UCSF

Brad Pfeiffer, Ph.D. Graduated 9/2008;  Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Seth Hays, Ph.D. (co-mentored with Jay Gibson)  Graduated 3/2012;  Assistant Professor,  Departments of Bioengineering and Neuroscience, University of Texas at Dallas

Farr Niere, Ph.D.  Graduated 5/2012;  Postdoctoral researcher with Dr. Kimberly Raab-Graham, Wake Forest University.

Ankur Patel, Ph.D. (co-mentored with Jay Gibson),   Graduated 4/2013, Clinical Liason, Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals, Indianapolis, IN.

Katie Collins,  Ph.D.  Graduated 10/2013, Currently, Instructor California State University at Chico

Carly Hale, Ph.D. (co-mentored with Christopher Cowan), Graduated 7/2014.

Kristofer Loerwald, Ph.D Graduated 12/2014, Manager of Medical Affairs at Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Kacey Rajkovich, Ph.D. Graduated 7/2016, Postdoctoral Researcher with Dr. Richard Huganir, Johns Hopkins Medical School

Chia-Wei Chang, Ph. D.  Graduated 12/2016, Postdoctoral Researcher with Dr. Sam Kwon, U Michigan

Postdoctoral Fellows

Elena Nosyreva, PhD.  Instructor with Dr. Ruhma Syeda, UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Jennifer Ronesi-Benavides, Ph.D. 

Tong Zang, Ph.D. 

Vikram Jakkamsetti, Ph.D.  Instructor with Dr. Juan Pascual, Neurology, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Nien-Pei Tsai, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology

Sonal Goswami, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, UT San Antonio with Dr. Jenny Hseih.

Weiruo Guo, Ph.D., Instructor with Dr. William Dauer, UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Carly Hale, Ph.D.

Research Technicians and Lab Associates

Patricia Hahn- PhD student, The Scripps Research Institute, Jupiter, FL

Madison Tomasek- Masters Degree Program in Science Education, UT Dallas

Manasa Sarma- Student, North Texas State Health Sciences School; Health Administration

Vinay Sridhar- Research Associate, Toronto, Canada

Bianca Walker- Registered Nurse, Austin, TX

Maria Diosdado- Registered Nurse, Los Angeles, CA

Nicole Cabalo- Medical Doctor, Kansas, City, MO.

Marina Maksimova- Research Associate, Russia.

Lorea Ormazabal- Medical Technologist, UT Southwestern.

Kristofer Loerwald- Postdoctoral researcher, UT Dallas.

Christine Daly- Genetic Counselor Children’s Hospital, UT Southwestern

Sean Gallagher- Orthopedic Surgeon, UTMB, Galveston, TX.

Undergraduates

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF)

Christine Seaton

Kristofer Loerwald, Texas Tech

Rodrigo Neely-Recuero

Sheridan Cavalier, UT Dallas

Green Fellows

Khadijah Mazhar​, UT Dallas

Irtiza Ahmed, UT Dallas

Student Interns

Vinay Sridhar- UT Dallas Masters Program, Applied Cognitive Science; Currently Research Associate, Toronto, Canada

Sheridan Cavalier- UT Dallas, undergraduate Neuroscience major; Currently a PhD student, Johns Hopkins Medical School

Science Teacher Access to Resources at Southwestern (STARS)

Carolyn Hess, High School Biology Teacher, Townview Magnet School for the Health Professions