LAB MEMBERS
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CIARA FIELDS

Lab Manager and Research Engineering/Scientist Assistant 

BSA, University of Texas at Austin Biology

Home town: Bastrop, TX

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JARED M. ELLER, B.Sc.

Graduate Student, PhD Program in Biochemistry

B.Sc, Clemson University Genetics

Home town: Lexington, SC

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Shivansh Goyal, M.Tech

Graduate Student, Ph.D. Program in Biochemistry

B.Tech & M.Tech, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Dual Degree, Biological Engineering 

Home town: Meerut, India 

Undergraduate Student Researcher

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PAUL A. OLIPHINT, B.Sc.

Research Associate Scientist III

B. Sc. University of Texas at AustinPsychology

Home town: New London, CT                                 

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MU-JIE LU, M.Sc.

Graduate Student, Ph.D. Program in Cell and Molecular Biology

B.Sc. National Chung-Cheng University, Dept of Life Science

M.Sc. National Yang-Ming University Institute of Genome Sciences

Home town: Taichung City, Taiwan        

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Jesus Balderas

Undergraduate Student Researcher 

University of Texas at Austin

Biochemistry 

                                                  

Home town: Laredo, TX       

Undergraduate Student Researcher

LULU CAMBRONNE, PH.D.

Principal Investigator 

Assistant Professor
Dept of Molecular Biosciences
College of Natural Sciences, University of Texas at Austin

Hon B.Sc.                            University of Toronto

Ph.D.                                    Harvard Medical School

postdoctoral training       Vollum Institute

Prof. Cambronne received a Hon.B.Sc in Molecular Genetics from the University of Toronto,  a Ph.D. mentored by Wade Harper in substrate recognition by ubiquitin ligases, as well as postdoctoral training under Richard Goodman in microRNA target identification and NAD+ biology. Dr. Cambronne has been honored both at the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral levels with individual Kirschstein National Service Research Awards, Albert J Ryan and Samuel Lunenfeld Fellowships, the Hilcrest Committee Pilot Award, and named the 2013 OHSU New Inventor of the year for her development and commercialization of the RISC-trap/miR-trap assay to empirically identify targets for specific microRNAs in cells. She is a 2017 recipient of the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award and a 2020 Pew Scholar.

Nhat Tran

University of Texas at Austin

Biochemistry 

                                                  

Home town: Longan, Vietnam

Ashley Gilliam

University of Texas at Austin

Biology

                                                  

Home town: Houston, TX

Alumni

  • Jule Goike - Spring Rotation Student (2018 Feb - April)

  • Ricardo Noyola Lozano - Research Assistant (2018 Feb - Sept)

  • Kamyab Javanmardi - Fall Rotation Student (2018 Sept - Nov)

  • Amanda Bohanon - Fall Rotation Student (2019 Aug - Nov)

  • Zubia Akhtar - Undergraduate Research Assistant (2018 - 2019 Dec)  

  • Valli Annamalai - Lab Manager and Research Engineering/Scientist Assistant (2019 Feb - 2020 Mar)

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