Previous Lab Members

Martin Weidenfeller (Aug-Dec 2022): research intern, MS student from Friedrich-Alexander-University in Germany.

Sahar Javadi, 2017-2022 graduate student. Graduated with PhD in Aug 2022.

Keegan Schoeller (2018-2021 UW-Madison Undergraduate Researcher in our lab, 2021-2022: research intern in our lab), became a PhD student at University of Illinois Urbana- Champaign in fall 2022. was awarded Friends of Waisman Center Undergraduate Research Award in 2021.

Jonathan Le (2017-2020 UW-Madison Undergraduate Researcher in our lab, 2020-2021: research intern in our lab), became a Pharm D student in the medical school of University of Wisconsin-Madison in fall 2021.

Tomer Korabelnikov (2016-2020 UW-Madison Undergraduate Researcher in our lab, 2020-2021: research intern in our lab), became a medical student in the medical school of University of Massachusetts in fall 2021. He is awarded a competitive VA scholarship that covers tuition and stipend for four years of medical school!

Johnson Hoang:  2019-2020 Hilldale fellowship. started as a medical student with full scholarship at UW-Madison in Aug 2020

Ryan Risgaard: (2016-2019 undergraduate researcher, 2019-2020 research intern). He was awarded many undergraduate research fellowships including National Fragile X Foundation summers research award and Autism Speaks undergraduate research award, as well as several UW internal undergraduate research awards. He  started as a MD/PhD (MSTP) student at UW-Madison in Aug 2020

Meng Li: (postdoctoral fellow 2014-2019; scientist 2019-2020). Became a professor at Xuezhou University in Sep 2020.

Sudharsan Kannan: (2018 summer undergraduate researcher, 2019-2020 research intern). He  started as a PhD (NTP) student at UW-Madison in Jan 2021

Jack Hunt (MSTP student 2013-2021). Defended PhD thesis in April 2020 and finished MD in 2021. He is now a resident at UC San Diego.

Michael Stockton-(Undergraduate Researcher 2012-2017; research intern 2017-2019). He was awarded Friends of Waisman Center Undergraduate Research Award in 2017. Current position: PhD student at the University of Colorado.

Lucy (Yinghua) Zhao-(Undergraduate Researcher 2016-2019); 2018-2019 Hilldale fellowship. Current position: graduate student at Heidelberg University (Germany). She received a competitive DAAD fellowship in 2019 for her MS graduate study! She started as a PhD student in King’s College London in fall 2021.

Daniel Wagner –(Undergraduate Researcher 2017-2019); current position: Medical intern

Robert Spitz -(Undergraduate Researcher 2017-2019);

Yue (Kevin) Li: (postdoctoral fellow 2012-2017); Received presentation award from MCP symposium and travel award from UW SCRMC. Current position: Professor at  Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin 301617, China.

Yi Sun (visiting professor and postodoctoral fellow 2016-2017). Current position: Associate Professor, Peking University (Beijing China)

Jessica Miller-(Undergraduate Researcher 2015-2018); Hilldale fellowship (2017-2018). Current position: medical student at Medical College of Milwaukee (WI)

Annie Novak: (Undergraduate Researcher 2016-2017); Current Position: research intern at UW

Jianyi Wang –(Undergraduate Research Intern from USTC, China 2017-2018); Current Position: PhD student at CAS Beijing

Natalie Patzlaff, PhD (MCP graduate student 2012-2017), UW-Madison, NIH NRSA scholar. Washington Scholar 2016. Current Position: Freelance consultant

Dianne Maglaque-(Undergraduate Researcher 2015-2017); Trewartha undergraduate senior thesis award (UW L&S, 2017); Current Position: Medical MS program

Charles Giuliani –(Undergraduate Researcher 2015-2017);

Lance Mulder, intern (MS program, University of Amsterdam 2016-2017)

Kate Ness – (Undergraduate Researcher 2015-2017);

Laurel Kelnhofer: (Undergraduate Researcher 2012-2016Hilldale Fellow). Current position: MD/PhD student at University of Washington (Seattle, WA).

Kelsey Nemec (Undergraduate Researcher 2013-2016; Hilldale Fellow): research technician at University of Colorado, Boulder. Current Position: PhD student at UPenn graduate school started fall 2018.

Emily Jobe, PhD (CMB graduate student 2011-2016, MBTG fellow). Current Position: Tenure-track Assistant Professor at University of Cincinnati (Blue Ash, OH)

Jalil Ghorbani (Undergraduate Researcher 2015-2016): Current Position: dental student at University of Iowa Dental School.

Daniel Magyar (Undergraduate Researcher 2012-2015; Hilldale Fellow): went to UW-Madison Physical Therapy program and now a PT.

Feifei Wang, PhD (postdoctoral fellow 2014-2015): Current Position: Professor, Pharmacology Research Center, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Lucas Picavet, MS (MS intern from University of Amsterdam, 2014-2015): PhD student at UMC Utrecht (Netherlands). Graduate student.

Erich Polich (Undergraduate Researcher 2011-2014Hilldale Fellow)

Weixiang Guo, PhD (postdoctoral fellow 2008-2014; UW SCRMC Research Fellow): Current Position: Principal Investigator and professor, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology.

Ismat Bhuiyan (Undergraduate Researcher 2011-2015): graduate student at University of Indiana.

Juan Su, PhD (visiting professor 2012-2013): Associate Professor, Key Laboratory of Animal Physiology and Biochemistry of Ministry of Agriculture, College of Veterinary Medicine, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210095, P.R. China

Guihong Yang, PhD (visiting professor 2015-2016): Associate Professor Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University

Joseph Tidei (Intern 2014-2016): Now quality manager at Goose Island Beer Company (Chicago, IL). He started as a graduate student in PhD program at Loyola University-Chicago in fall 2021.

(Before 2012: to be added).