Graduate Students






Susan Brock Susan Brock
B.S., Missouri Western State University
Parmely Investigating cell death mechanisms in Francisella tularensis infected primary human macrophages.
Zach DeMars Zachary DeMars
B.S., Kansas State University
Christos Dogrammatzis Christos Dogrammatzis
B.S., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Jonathan Eusey Jonathan Eusey
B.S., Emporia State University
Zückert Membrane localization of lipoproteins in Borrelia burgdorferi.
Vivek Gurung Vivek Gurung
B.Sc., Jiwaji University, India
Huan He Huan He
B.E., Zhejiang Gongshang University
M.S., Chinese Academy of Science
Rotating Labs
Wyatt Henke Wyatt Henke
B.S., Northwestern Missouri State University
Kelsey Krausz Kelsey Krausz
B.S., Southern Illinois University
Sachith Polpitiyaarachchige Sachith Polpitiyaarachchige
B.S. Missouri Western State University
Miranda Pratt Miranda Pratt
B.S., University of Kansas
Safder Saieed Safder Saieed
B.S. & M.S., University of Kashmir, India
Qiu Host factors and human parvovirus B19 replication.
Amara Seng Amara Seng
(M.D./Ph.D. Student)

B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder
Yankee Investigating the use of chimeric antigen receptor T cells in regulating transplant rejection.
John Szarejko John Szarejko
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
Yankee Developing a new class of Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) for cancer immunotherapy.
Andrew Trembath Andrew Trembath
B.A., College of Wooster
Wooster, OH
Markiewicz NKG2D-NKG2D ligand interactions in type I diabetes.
Camille Trinidad Camille Trinidad
B.S., University of the Philippines
Rotating Labs
Hope W. Hope Waisner
B.S., Ottawa University


Visiting Students




Peng Xu Peng Xu
Ph.D. student at Central China Normal University
Qiu Mechanisms of the cell cycle arrest during parvovirus B19 infection.


Recent Graduates


Current Position

Tony Cheng Erdong "Tony" Cheng
Ph.D.: 9/24/2014
Post-Doc, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

Josiah Cox Josiah Cox
Ph.D.: 12/20/2016
4th Year Medical Student, KUMC
Alex Dowdell Alexander Dowdell
Ph.D.: 4/27/2017
Post-Doc, University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
Kellyann Jones-Jamtgaard Kellyann Jones-Jamtgaard
Ph.D.: 12/16/2016
Career Academies Liaison for PREP-KC, an education non-profit
Julie Mitchell Julie Mitchell
Ph.D.: 3/29/2016
Post-Doc, Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. in the Military HIV Research Program
Weiran Shen Weiran Shen
Ph.D.: 8/17/2016
Post-Doc, University of Pennsylvania, DM-Gene Therapy Program
Yaqiong Wang Yaqiong Wang
Ph.D.: 7/11/2017
Washington University in St. Louis pursuing Doctor of Physical Therapy degree

Last modified: Dec 13, 2017