Raghu Kalluri, M.D., Ph.D.
Michelle Kirtley, B.S., MPH.
Michelle graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. degree in Marine Biology and from Florida International University with a M.S. degree in Public Health. Prior to joining the Kalluri Lab in 2017, she worked at the University of Texas Medical Branch where she investigated virulence gene regulation, pathogenic mechanisms, and vaccine candidates for select agent pathogens. Currently, Michelle functions as the laboratory manager for the Kalluri Laboratory and handles reagent purchasing, oversight of the animal colonies, supervision of the laboratory related logistics, monitoring IACUC and IRB submissions and approvals and general laboratory maintenance. Additionally, Michelle participates and aids in several research projects as a research investigator.
Joseph L. Alge, B.S., M.D., Ph.D.
intercellular communication mediated by exosomes and to investigate the role of exosomes in immune-oncology.
Lisa Becker, B.S., M.S.
fibroblasts in initiation and progression of lung cancer. She is currently conducting her Ph.D. in the Kalluri laboratory at the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Dara Dowlatshahi, B.S., Ph.D.
Kalluri Laboratory-Based Faculty Researchers
Jacqueline Parchem, B.A., M.D.
and Gynecology at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center. In 2015, Jackie joined the Kalluri lab as a Physician Scientist Research Fellow. Her research interests include discovering the pathogenesis of preeclampsia and investigating the function of exosomes in pregnancy and fetal development. In 2017, Jackie was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology/ Maternal-Fetal Medicine at UT Health. Jackie continues to conduct her research in the Kalluri Laboratory.
Tomas Dias, B.S., M.S. Visiting Graduate Student
Hunter Elms, B.S. Medical Student - Summer Experience (2016)
Mariangela Natale, B.S., M.S. Visiting Graduate Student
Kathryn Tighe College Student - Summer Undergraduate Research Program (2016)
Tao Wei, B.S., M.D. Visiting Graduate Student (2016)
Donna Lundy, B.S., M.S. SR. Research Assistant (2016)
Jiha Kim, B.S., Ph.D. Instructor (2017)Margo Cain, B.S. Graduate Student (2017)
Mayela Mendt, Ph.D, Postdoctoral Fellows (2017)
Sushrut Kamerkar, B.S., Ph.D. Graduating Student (2017)
Eliot Fletcher, B.S., M.P.H., Ph.D. Graduating Student (2017)
Changsoo Kwak, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Graduating Student (2017)
Matthew Scheible, B.S. Graduate Student (2017)
Kerri Wolf-Dennen, B.S., M.B.S. Graduate Student (2017)
Paul Kurywchak, B.S. Graduate Student (2018)
Xiaofeng Zheng, B.S., Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow
Yan Wang Research Investigator (2017)
Amanda Haltom, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow (2018)
Josephine “Kebbeh” Darpolor Graduate Research Assistant - GSBS Rotation Student (2018)
Chengyan “Nick” Dong Research Investigator (2018)
Ehsan Ehsanipour Graduate Research Assistant – GSBS (2018)
Paul Kurywchak Graduate Research Assistant – GSBS (2018)
Reshma Bhowmick Research Scientist (2018)
Liv Gansmo, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow (2018)
Li “Lily” Huang Senior Research Assistant (2018)