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Laboratory Telephone Number: 847/491-5432
Fax Number: 847/491-2467

 

Professor Robert A. Lamb, Principal Investigator
ralamb@northwestern.edu

Megha Aggarwal, Postdoc
megha.aggarwal@northwestern.edu

Sara Gnolek, Undergraduate, Work Study Student
SaraGnolek2018@u.northwestern.edu


Christopher Kors, Research Technician
c-kors@northwestern.edu

Dr. George P. Leser, Research Specialist
g-leser@northwestern.edu

Wendell Li, Research Technologist
wendell@northwestern.edu
Takashi Okura, Postdoc
takashi.okura@northwestern.edu

Dr. Reay G. Paterson, Research Assistant Professor
r-paterson@northwestern.edu

Taylor Poor, Resident
taylor-poor@md.northwestern.edu

Olga Rozhok, Lab Manager
o-rozhok@northwestern.edu

Barbara St. Cyr, Administrative Coordinator
b-stcyr@northwestern.edu

 

Photos: Dr. Rick Gaber

 

Former Lab Members-back to top

Richard W. Peluso, Graduate Student, 1974-1979. Ph.D. 1979. Currently, Executive Director, Merck & Co., Whitehouse Station, NJ

Dalius J. Briedis, Postdoctoral Fellow, 1980-1982. Currently, Professor, McGill Medical School, Montreal, Canada

Michael W. Shaw, Postdoctoral Fellow, 1981-1983. Currently, Director, Influenze Division, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA

Reay G. Paterson, Research Associate, 1983-1988. Currently, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

J. David Hull, Research Associate, 1986-1988. Currently, Principal Scientist, Procter and Gamble Inc., London, England

Scott W. Hiebert, Graduate Student, 1983-1987. Ph.D. 1987. Currently, Professor, Department of Biochemistry/Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Mark Williams, Graduate Student, 1983-1988. Ph.D. 1988. Currently, Staff Scientist, Company in California

Suzanne Zebedee, Graduate Student, 1983-1988. Ph.D. 1988. Currently, Partner, ON Search Partners, Menlo Park, CA

Hooshmand Sheshberadaran, Postdoctoral Fellow, 1987-1989. Currently, Chief Development Officer, Intezyne Technologies, Inc., Tampa FL

Davis Ng, Graduate Student, 1986-1990. Ph.D. 1990. Currently, Associate Professor/Senior Principal Investigator, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory and Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore

David Simpson, Graduate Student, 1986-1991. Ph.D. 1991. Currently, President, Sunrise Science Products, San Diego, CA

Curt Horvath, Graduate Student, 1987-1992. Ph.D. 1992. Currently, Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences and Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Griffith Parks, HHMI Associate, 1988-1992. Currently, Director, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Leslie Holsinger, Graduate Student, 1987-1993. Ph.D. 1993. Currently, Vice President, Biology, Virobay, Inc., Menlo Park, CA

Karen Ector, Graduate Student, 1990-1995. Ph.D. 1995. Currently, Director of Production, Sysmex-Inostics, Inc., Mundelein, IL

Kaoru Takeuchi, Postdoctoral Fellow, 1991-1993. Currently, Associate Professor, Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology, Division of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Carol Ward, HHMI Associate, 1991-1996. Currently, Distinguished Professor, Oakton College, Des Plaines, IL

Oscar Valles, Graduate Student, 1992-1993. M.S. 1993. Currently, High School Teacher, Texas

Chang Wang, HHMI Associate, 1992-1995. Currently, CEO, Neobiosytems, San Jose, CA

Rosemary Wood, Graduate Student, 1992-1994

Hong Jin, HHMI Associate, 1992-1995. Currently, Senior Fellow, MedImmune, LLC, Mountain View, CA

Dayue Chen, HHMI Associate, 1993-1996. Currently, Senior Research Adviser, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN

Dr. George Leser, Research Associate, 1993-1999; Senior Research Associate, 1999-2010; HHMI Senior Research Technologist, 2011-present.

Dr. Takemasa Sakaguchi, Postdoctoral Fellow, 1993-1996.  Currently, Professor, Department of Virology, Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan 

Diana Brassard, Graduate Student, 1991-1997. Ph.D. 1997. Currently, Associate Director, External Partnerships, Baxalta US, Inc., Cambridge, MA

Deepali Nichani, Graduate Student, 1992-1994. M.S. 1997. Biotech Company, India

John Laluppa, Graduate Student, 1994-1995. M.S. 1995. Currently, Biotechnology Analyst, Dean Witter, Inc.

Jie Zhang, Graduate Student, 1994-2000. Ph.D. 2000. Currently, Assistant Professor, Virology Institute, Beijing, China

Jie Zhou, Graduate Student, 1995-1997. M.S. 1997. Currently, Bioinformatics Specialist, Biotech Company

Christy Bauer, Graduate Student, 1995-1998.  M.S. 1999.  Currently, High School Science Teacher, Glenbrook North High School, Northbrook, IL

Sangeeta Bagai, HHMI Associate, 1995-1998. Currently, Research Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Rebecca Dutch, HHMI Associate, 1995-2000. Currently, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Kentucky at Lexington, Lexington, KY

Kurt Tobler, Postdoctoral Fellow, 1997-2000. Currently, Assistant Professor, University of Zurich Veterinary School, Zurich, Switzerland

Grace Lin, MSTP Student, 1995-2000.  Ph.D. 2000.  Currently, Assistant Professor of Pathology, University of California, San Diego Hospital, San Diego, CA.

Dr. Andrew Pekosz, HHMI Associate, 1996-2000.  Currently, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Biao He, HHMI Associate, 1996-2001.  Currently, Professor, and GRA Distinguished Investigator, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Georgia School of Veterinary Science, Athens, GA

Kevin Shuck, Graduate Student, 1995-2003. Ph.D. 2003. Currently, Director of Marketing and Communications, Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, Berkeley, CA

Dr. Makoto Takeda, HHMI Associate, 2000-2003. Currently, Director, Department of Virology III, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

David Waning, Graduate Student, 1999-2004.  Ph.D. 2004.  Currently, Assistant Research Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

Dr. Charles Russell, HHMI Associate, 1998-2004. Currently, Associate Member, Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

Dr. Jorgen Mould, Research Associate, 2001-2004. Currently, Research Scientist, Biota, Inc., Melbourne, Australia

Dr. Anthony P. Schmitt, Postdoctoral Fellow, 1997-2005. Currently, Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Science, Penn State University, University Park, PA

Dr. Yuki Ohigashi, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2002-2006

Dr. Hsien-Sheng Yin, HHMI Associate, 2002-2006.  Currently, Professor, Institute of Bioinformatics and Structural Biology, Department of Life Sciences, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

Dr. David Jackson, HHMI Associate, 2004-2007.  Currently, BSRC Fellow/Honorary Lecturer, School of Biology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom

Benjamin Chen, MSTP Student, 2003-2007.  Ph.D. 2007.  Currently, Physician, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worchester, MA

Dr. Nicola Stock, HHMI Associate, 2004-2007.  Currently, Public Engagement Officer, The Roslin Institute, The University of Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom.
   
Dr. Kurt Swanson, HHMI Associate, 2006-2008.  Currently, Research Scientist, Sanofi, Boston, MA.

Mei Lin Zimmerman Bissonnette, MSTP Student, 2003-2008.  Ph.D. 2008.  Currently, Renal Pathologist, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

Dr. Maino Tahara, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2009. Currently, Staff Scientist, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Xianghong Jing, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2005-2009.  Currently, Biologist, Office of Biotechnology Products, Office of Product Quality, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, MD.

Dr. Sarah Connolly, HHMI Associate, 2004-2009. Currently, Assistant Professor, Health Sciences Department, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Dr. Rie Watanabe, HHMI Associate, 2007-2010.  Currently, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA

Dr. Dana Ravid, HHMI Associate, 2006-2010.  Currently, Department Head, R&D, Applied Cell Biology, Sigma-Aldrich, Israel

Dr. Jessica Robach, Graduate Student, 2005-2010

Dr. Jeremy Rossman, HHMI Associate, 2006-2011. Currently, Lecturer, School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom

Dr. Brett Welch, HHMI Associate, 2008-2011. Currently, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biochemistry Research, University of Utah and Lead Scientist, D-peptide Research Division, Navigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT

Dr. Aarohi Zokarkar, Graduate Student, 2008-2012. Currently, Consultant, The Boston Consulting Group, Chicago, IL

Dr. Sayantan Bose, Graduate Student, 2007-2012, Postdoctoral Fellow 2012-2013. Currently, Research Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Dr. Chunlong-Ma, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010-2013.  Currently, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Dr. Yuanyuan Liu, HHMI Associate, 2010-2014

Taylor Poor, MSTP Student, 2008-2014.  Ph.D. 2014.  Currently, Medical Student, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Dr. Kari Roberts, HHMI Associate, 2011-2014.  Currently, Senior Scientist, Pfizer, Inc., Pearl River, NY

Dr. Maher Alayyoubi, HHMI Associate, 2012-2015.  Currently, Senior Scientist, Pfizer, Inc., Pearl River, NY

Dr. Jaeil Shin, HHMI Associate, 2014-2016. Currently, Research Scientist, Oncolytic Virus Team, KOLON Life Science, Seoul, South Korea

Dr. Emmanuel Adu-Gyamfi, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013-2016.  HHMI Associate, 2016-2017.  Currently, Senior Scientist, Pfizer, Inc., Chesterfield, MO

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