About Us

Former Lab Members

Postdoctoral Fellows


Akiko Fujita, Ph.D.

Researcher, Department of Animal Medical Sciences

Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto, Japan


Janet McCombs, Ph.D.


Affinivax Inc., Cambridge, MA


Bin Li, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Anthony Michael, Ph.D.

UT Southwestern Medical Center


Yibing Wang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Qinghua Liu, Ph.D.

UT Southwestern Medical Center


Seok-Ho Yu, Ph.D.

Research Associate, Complex Carbohydrate Research Center (CCRC)

University of Georgia, Athens, GA


Fan Yang, Ph.D.

Application Scientist



Danielle Dube, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME


Graduate Students


Andrea Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Martin Matzuk, M.D., Ph.D.

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


Nam Pham, Ph.D.

MSTP Medical Student

UT Southwestern Medical Center


Randy Parker, Ph.D.


Michelle Bond, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist, Laboratory of John Hanover, Ph.D.

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), NIH, Bethesda, MD


Marguerite Desko, Ph.D.

Software Engineer

BigCommerce Enter.


Chad Whitman, Ph.D.

Product Manager

Agilent Technologies


Peter Vu, Pharm.D.

Staff Pharmacist

Bartell Drugs, Seattle, WA


Visiting Scholars 


Yoshihito Tanaka, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist

Mitsubishi Tanabe Corporation


Research Assistants & Technicians


Susan Legan, Ph.D.

Research Associate, Department of Pediatrics

UT Southwestern Medical Center


Sadeieh Nimer


Rubina Tuladhar

Graduate Student, Laboratory of Lawrence Lum, Ph.D.

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Joseph Zhang, M.D.

Resident physician

Baylor College of Medicine


SURF students


Claudio Morales-Perez

Graduate Student, Laboratory of Ryan Hibbs, Ph.D.

UT Southwestern Medical Center


Eleni Gianacakes

Medical Student

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX


Whitney Henry

Graduate Student, Laboratory of Alex Toker, Ph.D.

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA


Shreedu Pradhan

Research Associate

Natural Advantage, Oakdale, LA


Thuy Nguyen

Graduate student, Laboratory of Kim Reynolds, Ph.D.

UT Southwestern Medical Center


Sayantan Chatterjee

Undergraduate student, IIT-Kanpur, Kanpur, India


STARS students


Julia Stone

High school student, Wylie ISD


Rosa Mendoza

High school student, Irma Lerma Rangel


Jimmy Ding

Undergraduate student, UT Austin


Greer Gardner

Undergraduate Student, Harvard University


Courtney Le

Undergraduate student, Vanderbilt University