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Graduate Students


Çağla Aksu Küz Çağla Aksu Küz
B.S. & M.S., Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
Zach DeMars Zachary DeMars
B.S., Kansas State University
Bose Staphylococcus aureus Metabolism and Virulence Factor Regulation.
Christos Dogrammatzis Christos Dogrammatzis
B.S., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Kalamvoki Biogenesis of extracellular vesicles during HSV-1 infection.
Brandon Grieshaber Brandon Grieshaber
B.S., Missouri Western State Univeristy
M.S., Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences
Rotating Labs
Vivek Gurung Vivek Gurung
B.Sc., Jiwaji University, India
M.Sc., Vellore Institute of Technology, India
Biswas Studying the molecular mechanism of virulence gene regulation in Streptococcus mutans.
Siyuan Hao Siyuan Hao
B.M., Nantong University
M.M., Guangdong Medical University
Qiu Mechanistic studies on parvovirus replication.
Huan He Huan He
B.E., Zhejiang Gongshang University
M.S., Chinese Academy of Science
Zueckert Stucture-Function of the Borrelia burgdorferi Lipoprotein Secretion Machinery.
Wyatt Henke Wyatt Henke
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University
Stephens Understanding how the HSV-1 glycoproteins gH and gL restrict HIV-1 replication.
Kelsey Krausz Kelsey Krausz
B.S., Southern Illinois University
Markiewicz The effects of NKG2D on gut microbiota.
Bryan Murphy Bryan Murphy
B.S., University of Kansas
Rotating Labs
Sachith Polpitiyaarachchige Sachith Polpitiya Arachchige
B.S. Missouri Western State University
Stephens Understanding the mechanisms of HSV-1 proteins restricting HIV-1.
Miranda Pratt Miranda Pratt
B.S., University of Kansas
Bose Staphylococcus aureus virulence factor regulation.
Camille Trinidad Camille Trinidad
B.S., University of the Philippines
Godwin New mechanisms in ovarian cancer spread.
Hope W. Hope Waisner
B.S., Ottawa University
Kalamvoki Autophagy and exocytosis during HSV-1 infection.


Recent Graduates

NameCurrent Position
Susan Brock Susan Brock
Ph.D.: 1/26/2018
Josiah Cox Josiah Cox
Ph.D.: 12/20/2016
Triple Board Program Residency, Tulane University
Alex Dowdell Alexander Dowdell
Ph.D.: 4/27/2017
Post-Doc, University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
Jonathan Eusey Jonathan Eusey
M.S.: 1/29/2018
Instructor of Microbiology at National American University, Zona Rosa Campus
Safder Saieed Safder Ganaie
Ph.D.: 4/20/2018
Post-Doc, Washington University in St. Louis
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, Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute at Oregon Health & Science University
Amara Seng Amara Seng
Ph.D.: 4/25/2019
3rd Year Medical Student, KUMC
Andrew Trembath Andrew Trembath
Ph.D.: 11/13/2019
Weiran Shen Weiran Shen
Ph.D.: 8/17/2016
Scientist II at Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc., (California)
Yaqiong Wang Yaqiong Wang
Ph.D.: 7/11/2017
Washington University in St. Louis pursuing Doctor of Physical Therapy degree

Last modified: Jan 15, 2020