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Postdoc

Charles Puerner, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Institute:  Université Côte d'Azur in Nice, France
Current Lab Affiliation: Dr. Cramer
Project: Aspergillus fumigatus biofilm and its microenvironment

Chris Kesthely, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Institute: Medizinische Hochschule Hannover in Niedersachsen  Germany
Current Lab Affiliation: Dr. O'Toole
Project:  Polymicrobial communities and biofilm maintenance

Danielle Vermilyea, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Institute:  Univ. of Florida
Current Lab Affiliation: Dr. Hogan
Project:The effect of zinc, primarily zinc limitation, on Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the context of cystic fibrosis lung infections

Elisa M. Vesely, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Institute:  The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Current Lab Affiliation: Dr. Cramer
Project: Mechanisms of fungal cell death, autolytic progression, and mycelial damage responses in A. fumigatus

Elora Demers, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Institute: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Current Lab Affiliation: Dr. Hogan
Project: Investigating heterogeneity and evolution of the yeasts Candida lusitaniae and Debaryomyces hansenii in vivo, their novel interactions with immune cells, and regulators of drug resistance.

Emily McClure, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Institute:  UConn
Current Lab Affiliation: Dr. Ross
Project:  The gut microbiome in cystic fibrosis patients & Microbiome of wounds and surgical implants

Fabrice Jean-Pierre, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Institute:  Armand-Frappier Health Biotechnology Research Centre – INRS, Montreal, Canada
Current Lab Affiliation: Dr. O'Toole
Project: Understanding the how microorganisns living as polymicrobial communities in the cystic fibrosis (CF) airway interact together and shift drug efficacy

Jane T. Jones, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Institute:  The University of Vermont
Current Lab Affiliation: Dr. Cramer
Project: Investigation of Tikafta, on A. fumigatus biology and its interactions with the host lung

Jennifer Lee Vella-Chentorycki Ph.D.

Ph.D. Institute:  Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Current Lab Affiliation: Dr. Huang
Project: Identifying and characterizing LN CD8 TRM cells in patients with metastatic melanoma

Junho Cho, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Institute:  Oklahoma State University
Current Lab Affiliation: Dr. Cheung
Project: Gra(X)RS two component system inStaphylococcus aureus

Kavita Rawat, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Institute:  Central Drug Research Institute, India
Current Lab Affiliation: Dr. Jakubzick
Project: Deciphering the role B lymphocytes and natural antibody repertoire in cancer immune surveillance

Roberto Miguel Alers-Velazquez, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Institute:  Univ. of Toledo
Current Lab Affiliation: Dr. Leib
Project:  Maternal immunity/psychovirology

Sandeep Vellanki Ph.D.

Ph.D. Institute:  The University of Texas at San Antonio
Current Lab Affiliation: Dr. Cramer
Project: In vivo Aspergillus fumigatus disease progression  

Sophie Robitaille, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Institute:  Armand-Frappier Health Biotechnology Research
Current Lab Affiliation: Dr. Ross
Project:  Understanding the regulation of the type six secretion system in Bacteroides fragilis