Faculty and Staff

Joachim Herz, M.D.
Professor, Molecular Genetics, Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, and Neuroscience
Director, Center for Alzheimer's and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Murat Durakoglugil, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Molecular Genetics

Mark Henkemeyer, Ph.D.
Professor, Developmental Biology 

Peter Robin Hiesinger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Physiology and Green Center for Systems Biology 

Janine Prange-Kiel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Cell Biology 

Shirling Tsai, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgery 

Xunde "Daniel" Xian, Ph.D.
Instructor, Molecular Genetics 

Gang Yu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neuroscience

Graduate Student

Courtney Lane
Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) 

Postdoctoral Researchers

Yinyuan Ding, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Molecular Genetics

Theresa Pohlkamp, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Molecular Genetics

Catherine Wasser, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Molecular Genetics 

Research Lab Staff

Smita Cherry
Research Associate, Molecular Genetics

Rebekah Hewitt
Research Assistant, Molecular Genetics 

Huichuan Reyna
Research Associate, Molecular Genetics 

Isaac Rocha
Senior Animal Technician, Molecular Genetics

Tamara Terrones
Research Assistant, Molecular Genetics 

Rachel Tesla
Research Assistant, Molecular Genetics

Sandy Turner
Research Technician, Molecular Genetics