• Meet the Lab

  • Previous Members

    Andrew Allbee
    2006-2010: BA, Miami University, OH.
    2010-2013: Research Assistant.
    Current: MD program, University of Rochester, NY.

    Ricardo Costa, PhD
    1999: Biochemistry Degree, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
    1999 - 2000: Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal.
    2000 - 2006: University of Cambridge Gurdon Institute, Cambridge, UK.
    2006 - 2010: Healing Foundation Centre at the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
    Current: CNIC, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares, Madrid, Spain.

    Alyssa Gallas
    2007-2011: BSc , Xavier University.
    2010-2011: Lab Assistant.
    2011-present: Molecular and Developmental Biology Graduate Program student.

    Amrita Jagpal, BSc
    2008 - 2012: BSc, Ohio State University.

    Jay Kormish, PhD
    1998: BSc, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada.
    1999-2004: PhD, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
    2005-2008: Postdoctoral associate, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia.
    2008-2009: Research fellow, Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation.
    Current: Research associate, University of Calgary, Canada.

    Monica Lee, BSc
    2002: BSc, Denison University, OH.
    2004: Nursing school.

    Yan Li, PhD
    1995: BSc, biochemistry, Department of Biology, Shandong University.
    1995-1998: MS, cell biology, Department of Biochemistry, Shandong University.
    1998-2001: PhD, Institute of Developmental Biology, Shandong University, and German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany.
    2003-2007: Postdoctoral Fellow, Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation.
    2007-present: State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources, Kunming Institute of Botany, China.

    Valérie McLin, MD
    1996: MD, University of Geneva Switzerland.
    1998-2001: Resident, pediatrics, Geneva Children's Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland.
    1996-1998: Resident, pediatric surgery and liver transplant, Geneva Children's Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland.
    2001-2005: Clinical fellow, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
    2005-2009: Assistant Professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Liver Center, Houston, TX.
    Current: Assistant Professor, University of Geneva, Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.

    Allison Prewitt, BS
    2006: AA, Chatfield College, OH.
    2008: BS, Wilmington College, OH.
    2008-2010: Research Assistant.

    Emily Shifley, PhD
    Postdoctoral Research Assistant
    1999-2003: BSc, Ohio University.
    2003-2009: PhD, Ohio State University.
    2009-2013: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation.

    Débora Sinner, PhD (debora.sinner@cchmc.org)
    1999: MS, biological sciences, Universidad de Buenos Aires.
    2003: PhD, biological sciences, Universidad de Buenos Aires.
    2003-2009: Research Fellow, Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation.
    Current: Research Instructor, Division of Pulmonary Biology, University of Cincinnati.

    Chris Wolfe
    2006-2009: BSc, Xavier University.
    2008-2009: Lab Assistant.

    Yuki Yamamoto
    2005-2006: Postdoctoral Research Fellow.