Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Rose Byrne, Director of Laboratory Operations
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PhD Microbiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research Advisor: Professor Michael M. Cox
BS, Biology, Indiana University
Research Advisor: Professor Patricia Foster

Interests: Understanding and exploiting the molecular intricacies within microorganisms for better diagnostics tools and antibiotics.

Graduate Students
Candice Smith
BS in Biochemistry, University of Michigan
Research Advisor: Professor Mark Meyerhoff

Undergraduate Students

Ayathi Aposolopoulos

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Majors: Biochemistry & Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Interests: Developing a unique Tuberculosis diagnostic.

Elizabeth O'Conner

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Elizabeth O'Connor
Major: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Interest: Understanding evolutionary mechanisms of resistance to nanoparticle antibiotics.

Staff Research Scientists                                                                                                                                                                           

Niki Osbaugh

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BS (Summa cum laude), Biochemistry & Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Chemistry, & Dance

Interests: Learning and researching about things that can greatly affect both human and animal health, such as gold nanoparticle antibiotic agents.

Danielle Phillips

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BS, Biology, Utah State University                                                        

Research Advisor: Professor Diane Alston

Interests: Developing a rapid antibiotic development pipeline using high throughput screening of nanoparticle conjugates.