About Us

Lab Members

Sun-Hee Hwang

Sun-Hee Hwang

Research Scientist (June 2013)
Ph.D.: Pukyong National University, South Korea
Postdoctoral Training: Wakeland Laboratory, UT Southwestern
Research Interests: Signaling pathways in cilia, Shh signaling in cancer and obesity
Email: sun-hee.hwang@utsouthwestern.edu

Hemant Badgandi

Hemant Badgandi

Senior Research Associate (Oct, 2013-)
Ph.D.: University of Arizona, Tucson
Postdoctoral Training:  Kuhns Laboratory, University of Arizona
Research Interests: Ciliary trafficking of proteins
Email: hemant.badgandi@utsouthwestern.edu

Kasturi Pal

Kasturi Pal

Postdoctoral Fellow (August 2013)
Ph.D.: University of California, Riverside
Research Interests: GPCR Signaling in primary cilia
Email: kasturi.pal@utsouthwestern.edu

Nipunika Somatilaka

Nipunika Somatilaka

Graduate student, Cancer Biology program (June 2014)
BSc: University of Colombo, Colombo
Research Interests: Role of the primary cilium in development and cancer
Email: bandarigodagamage.somatilaka
@utsouthwestern.edu

Naomi Royal

Research Technician, Part-time  (June 2013)
Email: naomi.royal@utsouthwestern.edu