• Meet the Lab

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    Taylor Brooks

    Research Assistant II

    Taylor earned his B.S. in Molecular Genetics at The Ohio State University in 2013. While there he performed cancer immunology studies in the laboratory of Dr. William Carson and was awarded a Pelotonia Undergraduate Research Fellowship. He joined our laboratory in August 2013.

    Taylor Brooks

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    Erik Karmele

    Research Assistant III

    Erik earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Biological Sciences at the University of Cincinnati before joining our laboratory in August 2013. His graduate research was performed under the supervision of Dr. Fred Finkelman at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and involved examination of the effect of triglyceride chain length on the development of food allergies.

    Erik Karmele

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    Sarah Mahl

    Research Assistant III

    Sarah earned her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Biological Sciences at Ball State University prior to joining the Waggoner lab in June 2014.  Her Master’s research focused on the role of the transcription factor TAL1 in apoptotic resistance in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL).

    Sarah Mahl

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    Carolyn Rydyznski

    Immunobiology Graduate Student

    Carolyn earned her B.S. in Biological Sciences and a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Cincinnati in 2012. She is in the second year of her Ph.D. training in the Immunobiology program and began a rotation in our laboratory in July of 2013.  

    Carolyn Rydyznski

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    Stephen Waggoner, PhD

    Principal Investigator

    Stephen Waggoner, PhD

  • Contact Us

    Stephen Waggoner, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    Center for Autoimmune Genomics and Etiology (CAGE)
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 15012
    Cincinnati, OH 45229
    stephen.waggoner@cchmc.org
    OFFICE: 513-803-4607
    FAX: 513-636-3068