Post-Docs and Research Staff

Maryna Baydyuk 

Assistant Research Professor, Huang laboratory

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 401/411A
Phone: 202-684-7107
Email: mb339@georgetown.edu
Interests: neurodevelopment, synaptic transmission, neurotrophic factors.


John (Jack) Boyle

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Armbruster laboratory

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 511 
Phone: 202-684-7105
Email: john.boyle@georgetown.edu
Interests: Animal behavior, insect-plant interactions.


Luoth (Lu) Chou

NASA Post-Doctoral Fellow, Johnson Biosignatures Laboratory (new window)

Regents Hall Science Center, Room # 514
Phone: 202-684-7108
Email: lc1174@georgetown.edu
Interests: astrobiology, life detection, agnostic biosignatures, mission design & instrument development (mass spectrometry) and data science.


Nathan W. Cooper

Research Associate, Marra laboratory

Reiss Science Building, room # 446 
Phone:
Email: nc737@georgetown.edu
Interests: Conservation biology, behavioral ecology, migration, endangered species.


Doreen Cunningham

Research Assistant Professor, Silva laboratory

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 411A 
Phone: 202-684-7107
Email: ddc24@georgetown.edu
Interests: Neural development in Xenopus laevis.


François de Mets

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Brinsmade laboratory

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 311/301
Phone: 202-684-7107
Email: fd302@georgetown.edu
Interests: microbial pathogenesis, gene regulation and the analysis of deep sequencing data.


Brian S. Evans

Affiliate Researcher, Marra laboratory 

Reiss Science Building, room # 446
Phone: 202-684-7105
bse18@georgetown.edu
Interests: Quantitative ecology, landscape ecology, data science, urban ecology.


Vivienne Foroughirad 

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Mann laboratory 

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 561
Phone: 202-684-7139
Email: vjf5@georgetown.edu
Interests: “behavioral ecology, genetics, social network analysis.”


Jens Fritzenwanker 

Assistant Research Professor, Silva laboratory 

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 411A 
Phone: 202-684-7107
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.”


Romain Garnier

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Bansal laboratory

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 501 
Phone: 202-684-7108
Email: rg1114@georgetown.edu
Interests: Disease Ecology, Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases Dynamics and Modeling, Public Health.


Mansa Gurjar

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Coate laboratory

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 411 
Phone: 202-684-7107
Email: mansa.gurjar@georgetown.edu
Interests: Cochlear development.


Elise Larsen

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Ries laboratory

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 411 
Phone: 202-684-7107
Email: eal109@georgetown.edu
Interests: Ecology, population dynamics, phenology, disturbance, community ecology, conservation.


Erqiu Li

Associate Research Professor, Huang laboratory

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 411 
Phone: 202-684-7107
Email: el44@georgetown.edu
Interests: Immunology of parasites.


Mi-Hye Lee 

Assistant Research Professor, Huang laboratory

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 401/411A
Phone: 202-684-7107
Email: ml663@georgetown.edu
Interests: transgenic mouse model, tumor


Maëva Millan

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Johnson laboratory

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 514
Phone: 202-684-7108
Email: mm4385@georgetown.edu
Interests: pyrolysis, wet chemistry, GCMS, interaction organics/minerals, research and preservation of organic molecules and biomarkers in martian analogs.


Alexandra Mushegian

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Armbruster laboratory

Regents Hall Science Center, room #511
Phone: 202-684-7108
Email: am3930@georgetown.edu
Interests: ecological genomics, local adaptation, rapid evolution, vector ecology.


Naresh Neupane

Assistant Research Professor, Ries Laborator

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 501/511/561
Phone: 202-684-7108
Email: nn343@georgetown.edu
Interests: “My interests lie in exploring the impacts of global warming upon the physical and biological components of the earth system.”


Alexandra Pontefract

Assistant Research Professor, Johnson laboratory

Regents Hall Science Building, room # 514
Phone: TBA
Email: ap1678@georgetown.edu
Interests: Hypersaline Systems, Habitat Creation and Impact Bombardment, Life Detection Instrumentation, Analog Environment Research..


Amy L. Scarpignato

Research Affiliate, Marra Laboratory

Reiss Science Building, room # 446
Phone: TBA
Email: as461@georgetown.edu
Interests: Migration, migratory connectivity, ornithology, GIS, spatial ecology, animal tracking.


Calandra Stanley

Research Affiliate, Marra Laboratory 

Reiss Science Building, room # 446
Phone: TBA
Email: calandra.stanley@georgetown.edu
Interests: Migration ecology, animal behavior, conservation, tracking.


Mariana Abarca Zama

Assistant Research Professor, Ries laboratory

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 501/511/561 
Phone: 202-684-7108
Email: Mariana.Abarca.Zama@georgetown.edu
Interests: Plant-insect interactions, phenology, and climate change ecology.


Lucila Alvarez Zuzek

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Bansal laboratory

Regents Hall Science Center, room # 501
Phone: 202-684-7108
Email: la766@georgetown.edu
Interests: Networks Science, Nonlinear Dynamics, Epidemiology and Infectious Disease Dynamics.