LAB MEMBERS

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MIRA KRENDEL

Principal Investigator

PhD: Rutgers University, Newark, NJ with Ed Bonder

Postdoctoral fellowship: the Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA with Gary Bokoch

Associate Research Scientist: Yale University, New Haven, CT, with Mark Mooseker

Research interests: myosin roles in cell motility and membrane trafficking

SHARON CHASE

Senior Research Support Specialist

Research interests: KO mouse models to study Myo1e functions

PEI-JU  LIU

Graduate student

Research interests: MYO1E mutations and kidney disease

ERIC PLANTE

Graduate student

Research interests: Myo1e role in cancer

MIKE GARONE

Research interests: Myo1e role in podocyte functions

Graduate student

FORMER LAB MEMBERS

Sarah Barger

PhD program graduate; currently postdoc at Yale University

Diana Perez 

MS graduate; currently  medical student at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Jessica Ouderkirk-Pecone

PhD program graduate; currently scientist at Rheonix, Ithaca, NY

Jing Bi Karchin

PhD program graduate; currently postdoc at UPenn

Chris Pellenz

Senior Research Support Specialist

 

Christina Encina

MS graduate, currently serving at Keesler Air Force Base as the Chemistry/Hematology Officer-in-Charge of the Core Laboratory

 

Omosede Ighile

MS graduate, SUNY Upstate MD graduate; currently internal medicine physician

 

Karen Maass, PhD

Postdoctoral researcher, currently Research Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine

 

Dina Yangirova

Summer research student; currently practicing physician

 

Clara Richardson

SURF student, currently Project Leader at ICON, Inc.

 

Maria Presti

SURF student, currently PhD student at SUNY Upstate

 

Lindsay Stolzenburg

SURF student; postdoctoral fellow at the University of Chicago

 

Ellen Confer

SURF student

 

Nisha Acharya, MD

Medical resident; currently a practicing endocrinologist

 

Jiwan Thapa, MD

Medical resident; currently a practicing nephrologist