Current Members


Charles  Gersbach

Charles Gersbach

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006
B.S. Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001

Nahid  Iglesias

Nahid Iglesias

Assistant Research Professor

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA 2010 - 2017
Postdoctoral Fellow, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2008 - 2010
Ph.D. Biology, University of Geneva, Switzerland, 2008
M.S. Biology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland ,2002
B.S. Biology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 2001

Bill  Majoros

Bill Majoros

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Ph.D., Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Duke University, 2017
B.S., Computer Science, Penn State University, 1994

Research Staff

Joel  Bohning

Joel Bohning

Research Associate

M.S. Applied Molecular Biology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2011
B.S. Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2010

Heather  Daniels

Heather Daniels

Lab Analyst I

B.S. Biological Sciences, North Carolina State University, 2011

DJ  Marone

DJ Marone

Associate in Research

M.S. Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2021
B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2020

Adrianne  Pittman

Adrianne Pittman

Research Associate

B.S. Biology, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2003

Anthony  Rizzo

Anthony Rizzo

Associate in Research

B.Sc., Biology, Cornell University, 2014 

Postdoctoral Fellows

Josie  Bodle

Josie Bodle

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, North Carolina State University & University of North - Carolina Chapel Hill, 2014
M.Eng. Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, 2008
B.S. Bioengineering, University of California Berkeley, 2005

Gabe  Butterfield

Gabe Butterfield

Ph.D. Molecular and Cellular Biology,  University of Washington, 2018
B.A. Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, Reed College, 2012

Alexandra  Garcia-Moreno

Alexandra Garcia-Moreno

Ph.D. Genetics and Developmental Biology, Northwestern University, 2018
B.S. Biology, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, 2011

Boxun  Li

Boxun Li

Ph.D. Genetics, Development, and Disease, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2021B.S., Biological Sciences, Peking University, China, 2015

Tyler  McCullough

Tyler McCullough

Ph.D. Genetics, University of Florida, 2019
MHS Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 2013
B.S. Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida, 2011

Ryan  Rickels

Ryan Rickels

Ph.D. Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Northwestern University Feinburg School of Medicine, 2019
B.S. Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, 2011

Graduate Students

Taylor  Anglen

Taylor Anglen

B.S. Biochemistry, Arizona State University, 2016

Lexi  Bounds

Lexi Bounds

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2018

Veronica  Gough

Veronica Gough

B.S. Bioengineering, Rice University, 2016

Carson  Key

Carson Key

B.S. Material Science Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2020

Susan  Liu

Susan Liu

B.A. Biochemistry, Wellesley College, 2019

Sean  McCutcheon

Sean McCutcheon

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, UC Davis, 2017

Christian  McRoberts Amador

Christian McRoberts Amador

B.S. Bioprocessing Science, NC State, 2020


Sam  Reisman

Sam Reisman

B.S. Plant Biology, University of California - Davis, 2015

Grayson  Rice

Grayson Rice

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, 2019

Dahlia  Rohm

Dahlia Rohm

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2018

Madeleine  Sitton

Madeleine Sitton

B.S. Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, 2018

Helen  Streff

Helen Streff

B.S. Biology, University of Notre Dame, 2020

Maria  ter Weele

Maria ter Weele

BSE Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, 2020