Lab Members

Principal Investigator

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Zemer Gitai
Principal Investigator

Research Interest:  Bacterial cell biology: fundamentals of cytoskeletal dynamics, polarity, and mitosis
 

 

Administrative and Support

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Ellen Brindle-Clark
Faculty Assistant
609-258-5419
 
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Joseph Sheehan
Lab Manager/Research Specialist I
609-258-9418


 

Postdoctoral Fellows

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Benjamin Bratton
Awarded a Quantitative and Computational Biology Training Fellowship
 
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Matthias Koch
Awarded a DFG Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
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Courtney Ellison
Courtney Ellison

 

Graduate Students

Molecular Biology
 
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Edith Blackman
 
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Robert Scheffler
 
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Geoff Vrla
 
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Nick Martin
Awarded an NSF Graduate Fellowship
 
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Gabe Moore
 
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Ellie Acosta
 
Quantitative and Computational Biology
 
 
Katelyn Chase

 

Undergraduate Students

Sandra Sequera '20
Molecular Biology
 

Alumni

Postdoctoral Fellows
 
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John Werner
Awarded an NIH NRSA Ruth Kirchstein Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Assistant Professor, Wisconsin Lutheran University
 
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Kim Cowles
Awarded an NIH NRSA Ruth Kirchstein Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Staff Scientist,UW-Madison
 
 
Julia Bos
Currently: Staff Scientist, Princeton University Department of Physics
 
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Sven van Teeffelen
Awarded a Human Frontiers Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Assistant Professor, Institut Pasteur
 
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Theresa Moser
Currently: Medical Writer, ETHOS Health Communications
 
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Eric Klein
Awarded an NIH NRSA Ruth Kirchstein Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Assistant Professor, Rutgers University-Camden
 
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Albert Siryaporn
Awarded an NIH NRSA Ruth Kirchstein Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Assistant Professor, University of California-Irvine
 
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Alex Persat
Awarded a Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Assistant Professor, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
 
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Kathi Fröhlich
Awarded a DFG Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Lecturer, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
 
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Randy Morgenstein
Awarded an NIH NRSA Ruth Kirchstein Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University
 
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PhD Students
 
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Jonathan Guberman '10
Currently: Postdoc, University of Toronto
 
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Mike Ingerson-Mahar '10
Currently: ASM Policy Fellow
 
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Conrad Shebelut '10
Currently: consultant at Dean and Company
 
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Allison Michaelis '11
Currently: medical writer at Medergy
 
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Assya Yakhnina '13
Currently: Postdoc, Harvard Medical School
 
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Rachael Barry '15
Awarded a Myhrvold-Havranek Innovative Thinking Graduate Fellowship
Currently: Postdoc, UC San Diego
 
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Max Wilson '15
Awarded an NSF Graduate Fellowship
Currently: Assistant Professor of Quantitative and Systems Biology, University of California Santa Barbara
 
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Nick Ouzonov '15
Currently: Founder and CTO, Geltor Inc.
 
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Tom Bartlett '17
Awarded an NSF Graduate Fellowship
Currently: joint Postdoc with Thomas Bernhardt and David Rudner, Harvard Medical School
 
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Alex Lorestani '17
Currently: Founder and CEO, Geltor Inc.
 
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Sara Chuang
Currently: Science Teacher, The Madeira School
 
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Hsin-Jung (Sophia) Li
Awarded a Taiwanese Overseas Study Graduate Fellowship
 
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James Martin II
 
Princeton Undergraduate Thesis Students
 
Matt Milke 2006 Molecular Biology
Natsai Nyakudarika 2007 Molecular Biology
William Dixon 2008 Molecular Biology
Jon Turner 2009 Molecular Biology
Jenny Ross 2010 Molecular Biology
Mike Salazar 2010 Physics
Angela Howard 2012 Molecular Biology
Gretchen Hoffman 2013 Molecular Biology
Alex Akoto 2013 Molecular Biology
Yapei (Rosie) Zhang 2014 Molecular Biology
Bryce Ingram 2015 Molecular Biology
Bethany Sneathen 2016 Molecular Biology
Nitai Melnick 2017 Molecular Biology
Stevie Yang 2018 Molecular Biology
Justin Ramos 2019 Molecular Biology
 
HHMI Summer Undergraduate Students
 
Veronica Sumner 2006 Dillard University
Jason McSheene 2007 Rochester Institute of Technology
Tram Nguyen 2007 Depauw University
Elisheba Butts 2008 Spelman College
Rashalai Currington 2009 University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Samuel Anador 2010 CUNY, Medgar Evers College
Erica De Leon 2013 University of Texas, Brownsville
Sadhbh Chafraidh 2013 Trinity College
Sunil Yadav 2014 Coppin State University
Julia Meng 2015 University of Portland
 
Research Assistants
 
Eric Chen 2005-2007  
Angela Zippilli 2007-2012  
Leslie Kulick 2009-2012