Lab Members

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Michael J. Ragusa, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of California, Berkeley
Postdoctoral Research Associate, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Ph.D., Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry, Brown University, Providence, RI
B.S., Biochemistry, Siena College, Loudonville, NY

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Kelsie Leary, Graduate Student

B.A., Chemistry & Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

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Katherine Bauer, Graduate Student

 B.S. in Biochemistry & Physics, ​Creighton University

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Erin Reinhart, Graduate Student

NSF Graduate Research Fellow
B.S., Chemistry with a concentration in Biochemistry, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN

Devika Andhare, Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, India 
M.Sc., Dept. of Biochemistry, M.S. University, Baroda, India 

Sarah Katzenell, Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Dartmouth College 
M.Sc., Biomedical Research Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
B.A., Biomedical Research Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Undergraduate Researchers


Michael Moyo

E.E. Just Undergraduate Fellow

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Samantha Hedley

Undergraduate Researcher

Lab Alumni

Xue (Sherry) Xia, PhD

Department of Molecular Cell Biology, 2020
Currently a Scientist at WuXi AppTec

Alejandro Damasio Gil, PhD

Department of Chemistry, 2019
Currently a Senior Scientist at AbbVie

Skyler Perot, MS '19, BS '18

Department of Chemistry 
Currently a Research Associate at Sanofi Genzyme

Hannah Margolis, BS '20

Undergraduate Researcher (2017-2020)

Currently a Post-Baccalaureate Researcher at the NIH

Elizabeth Bloom, BS '18

Undergraduate Researcher (2016-2018)
Currently a medical student at Duke University

Folasade Akinfe '20

Undergraduate Researcher (2018)

Rose Dicovitsky, BS '14

B.S. in the Department of Biology; Research Scientist (2014-2016)
Currently a student at The University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School