Principal Investigator

Tanya PaullTanya Paull

From: Mililani, Hawaii
Degrees: B.S. and M.S. in Biology from Stanford Univ., 1991; Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from UCLA, 1996

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Ji-Hoon LeeJi-Hoon Lee
Research Specialist

From: Inchon, Korea
Degrees: M.S. in Microbiology, Inha University, Korea, 1997  
Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Texas at Austin, 2005

Ayeong SoAyeong So
post-doctoral fellow

From: South Korea
Degrees: M.S. Genetics from Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC, Paris), 2014
Ph.D. Cancerology from Université Paris-Saclay, 2018

Graduate Students

Xuemei WenXuemei Wen

From: Sichuan, China
Degree: Bachelor of Medicine from Chongqing Medical University, China
Master of Medicine from Shanghai Cancer Center, Fudan University, China

Xuemei WenEddie Ye

From: Beijing, China
Degrees: Master of Science (ScM) in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), Baltimore, MD (2016)
Bachelor of Science(B.S) in Biological Science, Nanjing University, China (2014)​

Laboratory Staff

Xiaoming (Julie) ZhangXiaoming (Julie) Zhang
Research Engineering/Scientist Professional

From: China, by way of Los Angeles
Degrees: B.S. in Microbiology, Anhui University, China

Nicolette EnderNicolette Ender
Laboratory Manager

From: Cooperstown, NY
Degrees: B.S. in Molecular Genetics, State University of New York at Fredonia

Former Lab Members

Best wishes to our former lab members.

Dr. Rajashree Deshpande
Dr. Rajashree Deshpande
Dr. Seung Woo Ryu
Dr. Seung Woo Ryu
Oshadi Wimalarathne
Oshadi Wimalarathne
Yizhi Yin
Dr.Yizhi Yin
Gary Kao
Dr. Gary Kao
Nodar Makharashvili
Dr. Nodar Makharashvili
Tanya Johnson
Dr. Tanya Johnson
Logan Myler
Dr. Logan Myler
mike mand
Dr. Mike Mand
Sucheta Arora
Dr. Sucheta Arora
Lisa Sledd
Dr. Lisa Sledd
mike mand
Dr. Yi Zhou
Tony Harvey
Tony Harvey
Rose Stewart
Rose Stewart


In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Jeff Kuhnlein 5/31/83 – 10/2/12


Group Photos


group 2018

Emma Long Park 1 Emma Long park 2


current members


2009 Jumping
2009 group jumping

2008 group photo