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Ciara Fields

Lab Manager and Research Engineering/Scientist Associate 

BSA, University of Texas at Austin


Home town: Bastrop, Texas


Jared M. Eller, M.Sc.

Graduate Student, Ph.D. Program in Biochemistry

B.Sc., Clemson University Genetics

Home town: Lexington, South Carolina

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Nhat Tran

Undergraduate Student Researcher

University of Texas at Austin



Home town: Longan, Vietnam


Undergraduate Student Researcher

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Undergraduate Student Researcher


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


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 

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Jessica Taylor, B.Sc.

Research Engineering/Scientist Associate II

B.Sc., Louisiana State University

Home town: Bastrop, Louisiana

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Undergraduate Student Researcher


Undergraduate Student Researcher



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 was 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.

Brandon Thai

University of Texas at Austin



Home town: Dallas, Texas

Alec Weigel

University of Texas at Austin



Home town: McKinney, Texas

Madeline McGuire

University of Texas at Austin

Public Health


Home town: Austin, Texas

Gayathree Gopi

University of Texas at Austin

Microbiology and Infectious Diseases


Home town: Princeton, New Jersey


Jule Goike 

Ricardo Noyola Lozano 

Kamyab Javanmardi 

Amanda Bohanon 

Zubia Akhtar 

Valli Annamalai 

Mary Yu

Ashley Gilliam

Jesus Balderas

Austin Kindall

Paul Oliphint

Spring Rotation Student (2018 Feb - April)

Research Assistant (2018 Feb - Sept)

Fall Rotation Student (2018 Sept - Nov)

Fall Rotation Student (2019 Aug - Nov)

Undergraduate Research Assistant (2018 - 2019 Dec)

Lab Manager/Research Assistant (2019 Feb - 2020 Mar)

Undergraduate Research Assistant (2019 - 2020)

Undergraduate Research Assistant (2021 Spring)

Undergraduate Research Assistant (2021 Spring)

Winter Rotation Student (2021 March - Dec)

Research Assistant (2019 Aug - 2021 Jan)

Cities we have lived:

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