Alumni

Doyle Lab

Omar Hussein
Medical Student

Omar Hussein was a Neuroscience major who graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Arizona. He received the Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award for the Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Summer Research Program in 2015 and is now a medical student at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. While in the Doyle lab Omar performed scanning and transmission electron microscopy of chronic stroke infarcts to determine how well they are compartmentalized from adjacent brain tissue.

Maj Krumberger
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Maj Krumberger was a Bachelor's Degree in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science at the University of Arizona. Maj worked in the Doyle Lab between May 2015 and December 2016 on understanding the mechanisms of the glial scar. He is currently working as an instructional specialist in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and is applying for a Chemical Biology and Chemistry graduate degree. In his free time, Maj is an avid cinephile but also enjoys traveling, especially to places that allow for hiking adventures. 

Justine Mona
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Justine started in the lab in May 2016 and worked to uncover causes of post-stroke dementia. Justine is pursuing a degree in Neuroscience and Cognitive science at the University of Arizona, and is currently studying abroad at the San Hermano Pedro Hospital in Guatemala. Justine will graduate in May 2018 and plans on going to medical school. During her free time Justine likes to run.

Kristina Stepanovic
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Kristina Stepanovic was a UA undergraduate student who worked in the Doyle lab from the summer of 2014 to December 2016.  In the lab she investigated the adaptive immune response to stroke and the effects of a second stroke on the adaptive immune response to stroke. When she graduated she received the Outstanding Senior Award from the College of Science, and the Outstanding Senior Award from the Department of Psychology. Kristina is now a Master’s Student studying clinical psychology at Vanderbilt University. In her free time, Kristina enjoys yoga, Krav Maga, and volunteering at psychological treatment centers.

Alex Urzua
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Alex Urzua was a pre-medical student who graduated in May 2016 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Physiology from the University of Arizona. He is now a medical student at the University of Arizona. After medical school, he hopes to become an orthopedic surgeon. He worked in the Doyle lab as an undergraduate research assistant from January 2015 to August 2016 assisting with characterizing post-stroke dementia in an aged mouse model.

Kunhs Lab

David Isaiah Duron
Research Technician

Current position:  Graduate student at UA Bio/BioMed Science Doctoral Program

Caleb Glassman
Research Technician

Current position: Graduate student at Stanford Medicine in Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Nikolich-Zugich Lab

Heather Linn Thompson
Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Schenten Lab

Kevin J Holt
Research Technician 2014-2016

Current position: Graduate Student at Brown University

Wu Lab

Debdut Naskar, PhD
Post Doctoral Research Associate-I

Debdut Naskar joined the Wu lab after receiving his PhD from the University of Calcutta in 2015.

Fei Teng
Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Fei Teng earned his Ph.D. from Peking University Health Science Center, China, where he studied thymocyte development. He joined the Wu lab in 2013.

Bhattacharya Lab

Derrick Callahan, B.S.

Current position: Graduate student, University of Pittsburgh

Arijita Jash, Ph.D.

Current Position: Staff Scientist, Washington University in St. Louis

Krista Kennerly, B.S., M.S.

Current Position: Senior Research Technician, Washington University in St. Louis

Kranti Peddada, B.S.

Current position: Medical Student, Johns Hopkins University

Yinan Wang, Ph.D.

Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Weill Cornell Medical College

Amy Becker, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Current position: Senior Scientist, Intellia Therapeutics

Wing Lam, Ph.D.

Current Position: Postdoctoral fellow, with a joint position between Stanford University and Amgen