Sudan University, Shanghai, China, Department of Genetics
Sudan University, Shanghai, China, Department of Bioengineering
Allie Hebertson, B.S.
Research Assistant II
B.S., Evolutionary Biology and Ecology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
Research Interests: Genetics, genomics, development, pathology
Lisa Jatta, B.S.
Research Assistant I
B.S., Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, Texas
Research Interests: Cell-based therapeutics and cancer immunotherapies
Xiaoling Liu, Ph.D.
Senior Research Assistant
B.S., Chemistry, Beijing University, China
Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UT Health Science Center at Houston
Shalaka Lotlikar, Ph.D.
B.S., Microbiology, Jai Hind College, University of Mumbai, India
Ph.D., Microbiology and Cell Biology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Okla.
Research Interests: Antigen design and immunoglobulin expression and activity
M.B., Clinical Medicine, Tianjin Medical University, China
M.S., Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Tianjin Medical University, China
Ph.D., Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Southern California
Research Interests: Regulation of activation induced deaminase and cell signaling pathways in the immune diversification process, mutagenesis, and DNA demethylation
Keshav Naick, B.S.A.
Research Assistant I
B.S.A. Biochemistry, The University of Texas at Austin
Research Interests: Plasmid artificial modification, molecular biology, automation
Somnath Paul, Ph.D.
B.Sc., (Hons), Physiology, Presidency Universtiy, Kolkata, India
M.Sc., Genetics, Universtiy of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Ph.D. in Life Science and Biotech, Jadavpur University via CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata
Joshua Plummer, M.S.
Research Laboratory Manager
B.S., Molecular and Cellular Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
M.S., Experimental Therapeutics, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, Texas
Research Interests: Protein engineering, flow cytometry, microscopy
Melissa Simper, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
B.S., Biology, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas
Ph.D., Molecular Biology, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Monika Zelazowska, Ph.D.
M.S., Biotechnology, International Faculty of Engineering, Technical University of Lodz, Poland
Ph.D., Molecular Medicine, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
Research Interests: Rearrangement of immunoglobulin genes
Former Trainees and Lab Members
Research Assistant I - 2016-2017
Research Interests: The process of B cell differentiation and maturation
Medical Scribe, Brown Urology/Landmark Medical Center
Research Assistant I - 2019-2020
Medical School Student, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
Research Assistant II - 2020-2022
Coordinator, Research Data, MD Anderson