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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Sarah Najera, Graduate Student

B.S., Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA

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Kelsie Leary, Graduate Student

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

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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

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Michael Moyo

E.E. Just Undergraduate Fellow

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Samantha Hedley

Undergraduate Researcher

Lab Alumni

Katherine Bauer, PhD

Xue (Sherry) Xia, PhD

Department of Molecular Cell Biology, 2021
Currently a Development Scientist at New England Biolabs

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

Alejandro Damasio Gil, PhD

Skyler Perot, MS '19, BS '18

Department of Chemistry, 2019
Currently a Senior Scientist at AbbVie

Department of Chemistry 
Currently a PhD student at CECAD, University of Cologne

Hannah Margolis, BS '20

Elizabeth Bloom, BS '18

Undergraduate Researcher (2017-2020)

Currently a PhD Student at MIT

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

Folasade Akinfe '20

Rose Dicovitsky, BS '14

Undergraduate Researcher (2018)

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