Postdoctoral Associates


  Name Email address Mentor Research Focus
 Space Holder Chachoua, Ilyas  Dr. Suming Huang

Chen, Jane Zhijuan


Dr. Susan Frost


Explore the role of two membrane-bound carbonic anhydrase: CAIX and AXII in the development and progression of breast cancer.​

Daniel Downes  

Downes, Daniel


Dr. Matthew Merritt


Analysis of metabolic pools and flux by NMR and mass spectrometry

Upendar Golla - Postdoc  

Golla, Upendar


Dr. Suming Huang


Identification of underlying regulatory networks and epigenetic mechanisms governing the transcriptional regulation of oncogenes associated with the development of Leukemogenesis.


Khattri, Ram


Dr. Matthew Merritt


NMR based metabolomics and flux analysis, quantification of metabolites level via 1H NMR, multivariate statistical analysis, metabolic modeling of fluxes using 13C NMR data.


Mietzsch, Mario


Dr. Mavis Agbandje-McKenna


Structural characterization of the capsids of adeno-associated viruses (AAV) and pathogenic human parvoviruses by cryo-electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) and their molecular analysis with regards to host cell receptor recognition and antigenicity.


Penzes, Judit


Dr. Mavis Agbandje-McKenna


Structural and functional studies on proteins of dependoparvoviruses (family Parvoviridae); host-virus interactions, structure and cellular trafficking of reptilian parvoviruses.


Ragavan, Mukundan


Dr. Matthew Merritt


Quantitative assessment of metabolic flux in the heart and liver using stable isotope tracers and hyperpolarized NMR methodologies.


Reddy, Kaalak


Dr. Andrew Berglund


Modulation of toxic RNA production for therapeutic benefit in neuromuscular disorders.


Rivière, Gwladys


Dr. Joanna Long


Sample preparation and protein analysis by ss-NMR and liquid-NMR.


Sheng, Peike


Dr. Mingyi Xie


Explore the mechanisms of alternative miRNA biogenesis pathways and optimize shRNA construct for m7G-capped pre-miRNAs


Sinha, Puja


Dr. Suming Huang


Regulation of TAL1/SCL in normal and malignant hematopoiesis and the role of insulator in establishing epigenetic landscape.


Zhou, Mingqi


Dr. Michael Kladde


Determining the molecular basis of epigenetic changes in DNA methylation and chromatin structure in response to low-dose irradiation in Arabidopsis and Brassica species