Gemma Molinaro, Ph.D.
Julia Wilkerson, Ph.D.
Andrew Holley, Ph.D.
Nitin Khandelwal, Ph.D.
Former Lab Members
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
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.
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF)
Kristofer Loerwald, Texas Tech
Sheridan Cavalier, UT Dallas
Khadijah Mazharâ, UT Dallas
Irtiza Ahmed, UT Dallas
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