lab people: e-mail + phone
Carrie Brooks, Lab coordinator, BS from Cornell University

cfbrooks@uga.edu

706-583-0589

Melissa Docampo, UGA lab technician & veteran BoP Course Assistant

mdocampo@uga.edu

706-583-0589

Maria Francia, ILS graduate student

mfrancia@uga.edu

706-583-0589

Jay Patel, UGA undergraduate

jaypat@uga.edu

706-583-0589

Jessica Piester, Research Technician

jlpiester@gmail.com

706-583-0589

Srinivasan Ramakrishnan, PhD student Cellular Biology.

sri@uga.edu

706-583-0589

   

Lilach Sheiner, PhD from University of Geneva, Switzerland

lilash@uga.edu

706-583-0589

Boris Striepen, Ph.D. from Philipps-Universität, Marburg, Germany
striepen@cb.uga.edu

706-583-0588

Sumiti Vinayak, PhD

sumiti.vinayak@gmail.com

706-583-0589

 

Where they are now:

   
Sarah Reiff, PhD student Cellular Biology. Worked as a graduate student on the genome maintenance of the apicoplast. Now a postdoctoral fellow with Wallace Marshall in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at UCSF in San Franscisco, CA.
Sethu Nair , PhD Worked as a graduate student on apicoplast isoprenoid synthesis and the mechanism of fosmidomycin resistance and susceptibility. Now postdoctoral fellow with Xin-Suan Su in the Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD..
Xiaoping Liu, Research technician III, MS Worked on drug development for Cryptosporidium.
Carly Jordan, PhD student Cellular Biology. Worked in the lab as a graduate student on parasite cell division. Now works as lecturer in the Department of Zoology & Physiology at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY. Carlie also blogs as Professor on the Prairie.
Melissa Harmon, UGA undergraduate student  
Swati Agrawal, PhD Worked in the lab as a graduate student on apicoplast protein import, in particular the role of the apicoplast ERAD system. Now a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Vern Carruthers in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Michigan School of Medicine.
Lisa Sharling, PhD from University of Edinburgh, UK

Worked in the lab on Cryptosporidium metabolism and drug development. Pursued MPH program at Emory University, Atlanta. Now works on tuberculosis epidemiology at Emory University.

Giel van Dooren, Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne, Australia Worked in the lab on the cell biology of the apicoplast. Now is a faculty member at Australian National University Research School of Biology, in Canberra Australia.

Sebastian Romano, UGA undergraduate student Genetics. Worked in the lab on Toxoplasma genetics. Now graduate student in the the Cell & Molecular Biology Program UC Berkeley.
Adam Stroupe, UGA undergraduate student Cellular Biology Worked in the lab as undergraduate researcher on potential drug targets in Cryptosporidium and Toxoplasma. Now graduate student in the Deparment of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
Craig Jones, undergraduate student UGA Graduated with a bachelor from UGA and is currently either on his way to a job in China or to marriage in Georgia. Good luck in any case Craig!
Mani Muthalagi (widely known as Muthu), M.S. from University of Madras, Chennai, India Worked as lab coordinator and war responsible for several genetics & biochemistry projects. Moved to Delaware and now is a Senior Research Associate for Dupont's Crop Genetics R&D division.
Jolly Mazumdar, M.S. from Barkatullah University, Bhopal, India

Worked in the lab as a grad student on apicoplast metabolism and graduated with a PhD. Postdoc with Celeste Simon University of Pennsylvania and HHMI, Philadelphia. Now senior scientist in R&D for GlaxoSmithKline, Upper Merion, PA.

jollymazumdar@gmail.com

Shipra Vaishnava, M.S. from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, India

Worked in the lab as a graduate student on the replication and division of the apicoplast and graduated with a PhD. Now Instructor and postdoctoral researcher with Laura Hooper at UT Southwestern in Dallas.

shipra.vaishnava@utsouthwestern.edu.

Marc-Jan Gubbels, Ph.D. from Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Worked in the lab as a postdoc on Toxoplasma genetics and cell biology. Now a tenure Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, Boston College, Boston, MA

gubbelsj@bc.edu

617-552-8722

Nwakaso Umejiego, B.S. from Univeristy of Georgia,

Worked in the lab on Cryptosporidium IMPDH as an undergrad researcher, graduated with a B.S. and stayed on for a year as a lab tech.

Went to study medicine at Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, MA

David Morrison, M.S. from UGA

Worked in the lab on apicomplexan cell division, graduated with a M.S.

Works as a Peace Corps Vounteer in Jamaica in an AIDS prevention program.

Chitra Kanchagar, M.S. from Univeristy of Georgia

Worked in the lab on the Trypanosome IMPDH and graduated with a Masters.

Labcoordinator of the Lipshutz lab, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA and then the Sassetti lab at UMass Medical School in Worcester, MA.

 

Catherine Li, B.S. from University of Washington

Worked in the lab as labcoordinator on Toxoplasma complementation and Cryptosporidium nucleotide metabolism.

Labcoordinator of the Morrissette lab, Department of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, UC Irvine , Irvine, CA

 

Nico Boot

Worked in the lab on Toxoplasma genetic tools and graduated with a Masters from the University of Amsterdam.

PhD student with Dr. Van den Ackeren, Dep. of Biology, Univeristy of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Andrea Pruijssers

Worked in the lab on Cryptosporidium nucleotide metabolism and graduated with a Masters from the University of Wageningen.

PhD student with Dr. Strand, Dep. Entomology, UGA. Now postdoc at the Lamb Pediatric Research Center at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

 

Marnix Wieffer

Worked in the lab on Toxoplasma genetic tools and graduated with a Masters from the University of Utrecht.

Now a Postdoctoral Researcher with Merino Zerial at the Max Planck Institute for Cell Biology and Genetics Dresden, Germany

 

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