Current Lab Members
Nicholas Heaton, PhD – Associate Professor and Principle Investigator
Brook Heaton, PhD – Research Assistant Professor
Andy Miranda – Research Technician
Joe Trimarco – MGM Graduate Student
Cait Hamele – MGM Graduate Student
Xinyu Zhu, PhD – Postdoctoral Fellow
Katie Burke – Research Technician
Zhaochen Luo, PhD – Postdoctoral Fellow
Sarah Nelson – Research Technician
Sam Skavicus – Research Analyst
Becca Leonard – MGM Graduate Student
Ariel Spurrier, PhD – Postdoctoral Fellow
Vishwas Rao – MSTP Graduate Student
Satoko Nakano – UPGG Graduate Student
Former Postdoctoral Fellows
Ben Chambers, PhD – Assistant professor of biology at West Chester University.
Lance Girton, PhD – Scientist with the US government.
Stacy Webb, PhD – Scientist at AskBio
Ryan Chaparian, PhD – Scientist at BioAgilytix
Lei Zhong, PhD – Scientist at Creative Diagnostics
Former Graduate Students
Rebekah Dumm, PhD – Currently a clinical microbiology fellow at the University of Pennsylvania.
Alfred Harding, PhD – Currently a postdoctoral fellow at MIT/Harvard.
Heather Froggatt, PhD – Currently a postdoctoral fellow at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Former Undergraduate Students
Griffin Haas – Currently a PhD student in microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Asmini KC – Currently in medical school at the University of Nebraska.