Group Members

We are looking for a new postdoc and a laboratory assistant to join the team (see openings)!

C. Ron Yu

Pricipal Invesitigator
email: cry@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Solid State Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • B.Sc. Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • Ph.D., M.Ph., M.Sc., Molecular, Cellular and Biophysical Studies Columbia University

Limei Ma

Research Scientist
email: lim@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Biology, Peking University, Beijing, China
  • Ph.D. Immunology, University of Illinois-Chicago

Qiang Qiu

Research Specialist I
email: qiq@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Biochemistry, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
  • Ph.D. Biophysics, Institute of Biophysics Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Yunming Wu

Postdoctoral Research Associate
email: ygw@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Biology, Wuhan University, China
  • Ph.D. Biology, Open University, England

Michael Hirte

Microscopist
email: mhi@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. mPhysics, Portland State University
  • M.Sc. Applied Physics, University of Oregon

Carter Long

Bioinformaticist
email: clong@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Cellular & Molecular Biology, Humboldt State University
  • M.Sc. Biology, University of Oregon

PhD students

Rishabh Raj

PhD student, Open University
email: rraj@stowers.org

  • B.Tech. Biological Science and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

Wenjing Xu

PhD student, Open University
email: wxu@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Biology, Wuhan University, China

Kyle Duyck

PhD student, Open University
email: kduyck@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. Oregon State University, Corvallis
  • M.Sc. Biology University of Oregon, Eugene

Rahul Garg

PhD student, Stowers Graduate School
email: rgarg@stowers.org

  • B.Tech. Biological Science and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

Graduate researchers

Peter Schwarz

Microscopist
email: pschwarz@stowers.org

  • B.Sc. University of Portland
  • M.Sc. Applied Physics University of Oregon

Kohl Kinning

M.Sc. intern, Bioinformatics and Genomics
email: kkinning@stowers.org

  • B.A. Biology Lewis and Clark College
  • M.Sc. Biology University of Oregon

Visiting fellows

Paige Lundy

M.D. Neurosuregon resident, KU Medical Center
email: plundy@kumc.edu

  • B.Sc., University of Nebraska

Alumni

         
Postdoctoral Research Associate Research TechniciansGraduate Researchers
Jie He, 2005–2010 Evan Gillespie, 2005–2007 Vasha DuTell, 2013–2015
Oxana Litvine, 2005–2007 Peniel Zelalem, 2006–2007 Dar Dahlen, 2013–2015
SangSeong Kim, 2007–2012 Arian Abdulla, 2007–2008 Jason Catalico, 2016–2017
Zhuoming Li, 2007–2011 Nirjal Sapkota, 2007–2008
Sachiko Haga-Yamanaka, 2010–2014 Aaron Scott, 2008–2009
Elden Yu, 2010–2011 Justin Ryder, 2010–2011
Zhenhua Gui, 2010–2011 Kristin Jensen, 2010–2011
Zulin Yu, 2010–2011 Ian Smith, 2011–2012
Lakshmi Chandrashaka, 2011–2014 Amurta Nath, 2012–2013
Daniel Lee, 2011–2013
Daniel Friedman, 2014–2015
 
Undergraduate Students
2005 – Stowers Scholar: Emily Abdoler
2006 – Stowers Scholar: Stefani Fontana & Sutton Ansley
2007 – Stowers Scholar: Stephen Gradwohl
2008 – Stowers Scholar: Justin Ryder & Jing Hu
2009 – Stowers Scholar: Megan Fracol & Andrew Satterlee, Lingxue Zhang & Katharina Grauel
2010 – Stowers Scholar: Megan Fracol, Andrew Satterlee, & Roman Becicka, Shan Shen & Tao Wang,; Interns: Lingxue Zhang & Xinyun Peng
2011 – Stowers Scholar: Colleen McLaughlin, Vivekanandan Ramalingam, Amurta Nath, Wanlu Liu, Yilin Li, Yunming Wu & Martula Kolodziejczek
2012 – Stowers Scholar: Matthew Bruce, Megan Hoffman, Nimish Mittal, Daniel Friedman, Yin (Jerry) Yue, Sri Karthika Shanmugam, Karthikeyan Murugesan & Zheng (Cindy) Xing
2013 – Stowers Scholars: Rishabh Raj, Zita Hubler, Laura Nay and Florian Bilz
2014 – Stowers Scholar: Sruti Raja, Wenjing Xu
2015 – Stowers Scholar: Mohamed Eltabbal; Intern: Clara Ma; St. Luke Hostpital Interns: Tyler Jost, Madison McCulloch, John Shook
2016 – Stowers Scholar: Ruohan Zhong, Grace Li-Haug, Sam Dore; Shashank Chepurwar; Paris VII intern: Malalaniaina Rakotobe
2017 – Stowers Scholar: Kevin Li, Renny Ma, Tyler Jost; Paris VII intern: Ronael Yablanka
2018 – Stowers Scholar: Kevin Li, Sandon Scott, Edwin Qiu, Yiyang “Reus” Zhu; Paris VII intern: Clarisse Dumont

Administrative Support

Indigo Warren is helping us (and other groups) with administration.