• Meet the Richards Lab

  • James “JR” Jackson.
    James “JR” Jackson.

    James “JR” Jackson

    James is a biomedical engineering student who obtained his BS degree in electrical engineering at Youngstown State University in Ohio. He joined the BME program at the University of Cincinnati in 2007 and joined the Richards lab in 2009. 

    James “JR” Jackson

    Dave Richards.
    Dave Richards.

    Dave Richards, PhD

    Dave heads the lab and studied biochemistry at the University of Bristol before beginning a PhD in the lab of Tim Bliss, FRS, studying the mechanisms of long-term potentiation. Dave held postdoctoral position with Bill Betz (studying vesicle cycling), Beat Gahwiler and Anne McKinney (studying plasticity of dendritic spines) and Ed Chapman (studying synaptic exocytosis). He moved to Cincinnati Children’s in 2008.

    Dave Richards

    Jie Wang.
    Jie Wang.

    Jie Wang, PhD

    Jie is a postdoctoral assistant who obtained his PhD from Peking Union Medical College in 1999. He moved to the United States for a postdoctoral with Dr. Briesewitz at Ohio State University and joined the Richards lab in 2008.

    Jie Wang

  • Richards Lab group shot.

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