• Hanako Yashiro (Undergraduate Researcher 2005-2007)

Current Position: Post-doctoral scholar, California Institute of Technology


  • Sarah Durbin (Research Associate 2005-2008)

 Current Position: Registered Nurse, Buffalo NY


  • Ginger Miley (Postdoctoral Fellow 2005-2009)

 Current Position: Senior Managing Editor American Journal Experts,  LLC,


  •  Daniel Agarwal (Undergraduate Researcher 2007-2009)

 Current Position: Surgical Retinal Fellow, Yale Eye Center, Newhaven, CT


  • Swathi Appachi  (Undergraduate Researcher 2007-2009)

 Current Position: Clinical Fellow at Texas Children’s Hospital


  •  Mary Yang  (Undergraduate Researcher 2008-2010)

 Current Position: Associate Attorney at DLA Piper, Boston


  • Shinji Ihara  (Postdoctoral Fellow 2008-2010)    

Current Position: Associate Professor National Institute of Technology, Ariake college, Japan


  • Josh Ziel (Graduate Student 2005-2011) 

Current Position: SVP, Director of Scientific Services, Cadent Medical Communications, New York, NY


  • Elliott Hagedorn (Graduate Student 2006-2012)

Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Len Zon Lab, HHMI, Childrens Hospital Boston, Harvard University, Boston, MA


  • Emily Chang (Undergraduate Researcher 2011-2013) IMG_3762

Current Position: Graduate Student, University of North Carolina, School of Pharmacy



  •  Ruth Zheng (Undergraduate Researcher 2011-2013)Ruth Zheng

Current Position: Medical school student, USC



  • Wei Zou (Postdoctoral Fellow 2012-2013)Wei Zou

Current Position: Assistant Professor, School of medicine of Zhejiang University, China



  • Zheng Wang (Graduate Student/Post-doc 2007-2013)Zheng Wang

Current Position: M.D./Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Medical Research Center, Tongji Medical College, Huzahong University of Science and Technology

Attending, Dept. of Surgery, Union Hospital, Huazhong University of Science and Technology


  • Dave Matus (Postdoctoral Fellow 2007-2013)Dave Matus

 Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University, NY


  • Meghan Morrissey (Graduate Student 2009-2015)meghan

Current Position:  Postdoctoral Fellow, Ron Vale’s Lab, UCSF, San Francisco, CA


  • Lauren Lilley Lohmer (Graduate Student 2009-2015)  Lauren

Current Position: Scientist III in Clinical Pharmacology at Nuventra in Research Triangle Park, NC


  • Matt Clay (Post-doctoral Scholar 2014-2015)Screen Shot 2014-07-05 at 4.01.59 PM

Current Position:  ‎Scientist III at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Madison, WI



  • Adam Schindler (Post-doctoral Scholar 2009-2016)Screen Shot 2014-07-05 at 12.40.41 AM

Current Position: Senior Regulatory Writer at Aroga Biosciences.  San Diego, CA



  • Shelly McClatchey (Graduate Student 2011-2016)shelly

Current Position:  Lecturer at the University of Hawaii Leeward Community College,  Pearl City, Oahu. HI


  • Kaleb Naegeli (Graduate Student 2010-2017)

Current Position: Principal Scientist” at Humacyte in RTP:


  • Jonathan Jeger (Technician 2016-2017)

Current Position:  Medical Student at

Trinity College Dublin School of Medicine

Dublin, Ireland

  • Lara Linden-High (Graduate Student 2011-2017)           

Current Position:  Lecturer at Duke University


  • Kacy Gordon (post-doctoral scholar  2014-2019)

Current Position:  Assistant Professor,                        Department of Biology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill


  • Dan Keeley (Graduate Student 2013-2019)

Current Position:  Research Associate, UNC Neuroscience Core Microscope Facility



  • Eric Hastie (post-doctoral scholar 2015-2020)

Current Position:  Teaching Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill