Team members and collaborators

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Chen Liu, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

Faculty Profile

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Steven Wyler, Ph.D.

Steve got his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Case Western Reserve University and is currently training with Dr. Joel Elmquist. He is a collaborator and works with us on multiple projects. Steve is also the primary suspect for an ever-decreasing number of chocolates in Chen’s office.

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Rong Wan, M.S.

Rong has her M.S. in Chemistry and is the lab guru on immunohistochemistry. She spends a lot of time behind the microscope and usually is the first to witness new discoveries in the lab. The images collected by Rong are not only of scientific significance but often great pieces of art.

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Amanda Arnold, B.S.

Dallas native, Amanda earned her B.S. in Biology from the University of North Texas. During this time, she was involved in the Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation program in Chile's Cape Horn Biosphere Preserve. Her background includes mammalian care and environmental ethics. Amanda joined the lab in 2016 and has been accumulating new skills and experiences in biomedical research.



Aakash Kothari, STARS Student (2017)

Dias Mathew, B.S.

Xiuli Chang, M.D., Ph.D.