Former Lab Members

Postdoctoral Fellows

Mark Silvis, PhD (2009-2014) Research Project: A-catenin in skin cancer. Currently: Research Associate Scientist, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah.

Yuchi Honaker, PhD (2011-2015) Research Project: The function and regulation of a-catenin in development and cancer.

Xi Tang, PhD (2007-2013) Research Project: Hepsin in prostate cancer. Currently: Research Scientist, US BioTek Laboratories.

Smitha Sripathy, PhD (2008-2011) Research Project: Lgl1/2 in development. Currently: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Bedalov Lab, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Karla Hirokawa, PhD (2010-2011) Research Project: Lgls in brain stem cells. Currently: Scientist, Allen Institute for Brain Science.

Ewa Stepniak-Konieczna, PhD (2007-2009) Research Project: a-catenin in cancer. Currently: Scientist at Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland.

Tamilla Nechiporuk, PhD (2003-2008) Research Project: Dlg5 in hydrocephalus and kidney cysts. Currently: Research Scientist, Oregon Health and Science University.


Graduate Students

Anna Sczaniecka, PhD (2009-2015) Thesis title: The Role and Mechanisms of Dlg5 in the Regulation of the Hippo Signaling Pathway. Currently: Research Scientist, Spiration, Inc.

John Chevillet, PhD (2002 - 2008) Thesis title: Role of hepsin in prostate cancer. Currently: Principal Scientist, N-of-One, Inc.

Minhui Lee, PhD (2003 - 2008) Thesis title: Lgl in mammalian development.

Wen-Hui Lien, PhD (2004 - 2008) Thesis title: A-catenin in development and cancer. Currently: Associate Professor, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.