Current Graduate Students & Fellows

Graduate Students





Susan Brock Susan Brock
B.S., Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO
Parmely Investigating cell death mechanisms in Francisella tularensis infected primary human macrophages.
Josiah Cox Josiah Cox
(M.D./Ph.D. Student)

B.S., Kansas State University
Weinman The role of the transcription factor FOXO3 in tumor cell response to doxorubicin chemotherapy in human hepatocellular carcinoma.
Alex Dowdell Alexander Dowdell
B.S., Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
Zückert Lipoprotein biogenesis in Borrelia burgdorferi.
Jonathan Eusey Jonathan Eusey
B.S., Emporia State University
Zückert Membrane localization of lipoproteins in Borrelia burgdorferi.
Kellyann Jones-Jamtgaard Kellyann Jones-Jamtgaard
B.S., Duke University, Durham, NC
Weinman Mechanisms of autophagy modulation during Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection.
Julie Mitchell Julie Mitchell
B.A., Knox College, Galesburg, IL
Yankee Human T cell development and leukemogenesis.
Safder Saieed Safder Saieed
B.S. & M.S., University of Kashmir, India
Qiu Exploring the role of Glycoprotein-Gn in Hantavirus 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.
Weiran Shen Weiran Shen
B.S., School of Life Science, Southwest University, China
Qiu The mechanisms underlying parvovirus DNA replication and gene expression.
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.
Sicheng Zhou  Andrew Trembath
B.A., College of Wooster
Wooster, OH
Yaqiong Wang Yaqiong Wang
B.S., Wuhan University, China
Stephens Interaction of HIV and APOBEC3 proteins.
Sicheng Zhou Sicheng Zhou
B.S., China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China
Rotating labs


Visiting Students




Cristina Branco Cristina Branco
Ph.D. student at the Institute of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Gudima Mechanism of persistence of hepatitis delta virus infection in the absence of ongoing HBV replication.
Peng Xu Peng Xu
Ph.D. student at Central China Normal University
Qiu Mechanisms of the cell cycle arrest during parvovirus B19 infection.

Last modified: Oct 16, 2014