Post-Docs and Research Staff

 

Ranjan K. BehEra  

Position:  Post-doctoral Fellow, Brinsmade laboratory
Email: Ranjan.Behera@georgetown.edu

Interests: Microbial pathogenesis, animal models of infection, antimicrobial drug discovery.

 

Samiksha Borkar

Position: Research Specialist, Brinsmade laboratory
Email: sab311@georgetown.edu

Interests: Bacterial  gene regulation, computation biology and bioinformatics.
 

Ewan Colman

Position:  Post-doctoral Fellow,  Bansal laboratory
Email: ec975@georgetown.edu

Interests: Network epidemiology.

 

Doreen Cunningham

Position  Research Assistant Professor, Silva laboratory
Email: ddc24@georgetown.edu
 
Interests: Neural development in Xenopus laevis.

 

Andra Doherty 

Position:  Research Associate, Ries laboratory
Email: Andra.Doherty@georgetown.edu
 
Interests: Ethology

 

Jens Fritzenwanker 

Position:  Assistant Research Professor, Silva laboratory 
Email: Jens.Fritzenwanker@georgetown.edu
 
Interests: My work is centered around the question of how body plans evolve. I focus on axial patterning and neurodevelopment and the overlap thereof.

 

Sandra Goldlust

Position: Research Associate, Bansal laboratory
Email: sandra.goldlust@georgetown.edu
 
Interests: Epidemiology of childhood diseases and vaccine refusal; infectious disease dynamics and public health.

 

Mansa Gurjar

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Coate laboratory
Email: mansa.gurjar@georgetown.edu

InterestsCochlear development
 

 

Elise Larsen

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Ries laboratory
Email: eal109@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: Ecology, population dynamics, phenology, disturbance, community ecology, conservation

 

Stephan T. Leu

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Bansal laboratory
Email: stl41@georgetown.edu  

Interests: Behavioural Ecology, Evolution, Social Networks, Disease Ecology

 

Danny LewisDanny Lewis

Position  Research Assistant Professor, Wimp laboratory
Email: dl347@georgetown.edu
 
Interests: Predator-prey interactions, effects of nutrient enrichment on salt marsh food webs.
 

Erqiu LiErqiu Li

Position Associate Research Professor, Singer laboratory
Email: el44@georgetown.edu

Interests: Immunology of parasites.

 

Sonia Nanescu Sonia Nanescu

Position  Post-doctoral Fellow, Huang laboratory
Email: sn484@georgetown.edu  

Interests: Role of retinoic acid in remyelination.

 

Dave SamuelsDave Samuels

Position: Post-doctoral Fellow, Brinsmade laboratory
Emailds1352@georgetown.edu

Interests: Bacterial gene regulation.

 

Vinayak Mathur

Position: Post-doctoral Fellow, Rosenwald laboratory
Email: vm449@georgetown.edu
website

Interests: Evolutionary ecology, genomics

Mariana Abarca Zama

Position: Post Doctoral Fellow, Ries laboratory
Email: Mariana.Abarca.Zama@georgetown.edu

Interests: Plant-insect interactions, phenology and climate change ecology
 

Maryna Baydyuk 

Position: Assistant Research Professor, Donoghue laboratory
Email: mb339@georgetown.edu

Interests: neurodevelopment, synaptic transmission, neurotrophic factors.

 

Elena Zaikova

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Johnson Laboratory
Email: ez134@georgetown.edu
 
Interests: Functional genomics, microbial ecology and biosignatures, and inter-species interactions

 

Kaidi Zhang

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Coate laboratory
Email: kz115@georgetown.edu
 
Interests:
Inner ear development.