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Lab Staff

Graduate Students

Student Research Associates





Graduate Students


Name: Juan Maldonado Weng
Position: Graduate Student
Previous Degree: BA General Biology, University of Puerto Rico, Cayey
Program: PhD GEMS, UIC
Thesis Title: Therapeutic effects of antibiotic treatments and fecal microbiota transplantation in AD
Telephone: 312-355-0386
Email: jmaldo27@uic.edu

Alumni


Name: Shivesh Ghura
Position: Graduate Student
Previous Degree: : BE Biotechnology, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology University
Program: MS Medical Biotechnology
Thesis Title: Plant-derived Extracts as Anti-Neuroinflammatory Therapeutics
Telephone: 312-355-0386
Email: sghura2@uic.edu

Name: Evelyn Nwabuisi-Heath
Position: Graduate student
Previous Degree: BS Biochemistry, University of Illinois Chicago
Program: GEMS: Anatomy and Cell Biology
Thesis Title: The Effect of ApoE Isoform and ApoE Receptors on Aβ42-induced Neuroinflammation
Years Attended: 2006-2012
Currently: Post doctoral fellow with Monsheel Sodhi, UIC

Name: Katherine Youmans
Position: Graduate student
Previous Degree: BS Microbiology, North Carolina State, Raleigh
Program: GEMS: Anatomy and Cell Biology
Thesis Title:The Effect of ApoE Isoform on Aβ42 Pathology and Synaptic and Neuronal Loss
Years Attended: 2006-2011
Currently: Post doctoral fellow (NIH T32) with Ben Wolozen, Boston University

Name: Jackie Kunzler
Position: Graduate student
Previous Degree: BA Biology, University of Iowa; MS Forensic Toxicology, University of Florida
Program: GEMS: Anatomy and Cell Biology
Thesis Title:The Interactions Among Estrogen, Apolipoprotein E and Aβ in EFAD transgenic mice
Years Attended: 2006-2011
Currently: Head of Expanded Life Sciences, Baxter Health Care