Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
UNC Blood Research Center
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
CURRENT LAB MEMBERS
ABIGAIL BALLARD, B.S. (ABBY)
GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT
ANKITA DHENGE, PH.D.
DORSAF GHALLOUSSI, PH.D.
ROBERT H. LEE, PH.D. (BOBBY)
RESEARCH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
JEAN MARIE MWIZA, D.V.M., M.S.
DAVID S. PAUL, PH.D.
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
KATIE POE, B.S.
LABORATORY LOGISTICS SPECIALIST
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS
EMILY “GRACIE” CLARK
COLE KIRKPATRICK, B.S.
Cole is currently an Associate Consultant for Allscripts EPSi.
MAXIMILIAN BAZIL, B.S.
Max graduated with Highest Honors and will be earning his MD/PhD at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
GABRIEL HAROUSSEAU, B.S.
Gabe graduated with Highest Honors and is applying for medical school.
ADARSH RAO, B.S.
Adarsh graduated with Honors and is currently enrolled in medical school at Wake Forest University.
AARON COOK, PH.D.
Aaron is currently a Design Analyst at IQVIA.
YACINE BOULAFTALI, PH.D.
Yacine is now an Assistant Professor at INSERM in Paris, France.
ASHLEY BEALE, B.S., M.S., M.D.
Ashely earned her M.D. at UNC-Chapel Hill after earning her Master’s in Physiology at North Carolina State University.
CATERINA CASARI, PH.D.
Caterina is now an Assistant Professor at INSERM in Paris, France.
SWETHA PASALA, B.S.
Swetha is attending Eastern Virginia Medical School after earning a Medical Master’s Degree at the University of Cincinnati, OH.
TODD GETZ, PH.D.
Todd is currently with the American Red Cross now – American Red Cross, Combat Casualty Care Research Program Scientist
RAYMOND PIATT, B.S.
Ray is currently a research technician at Dignify Therapeutics in the Research Triangle Park, NC.
LUCIA STEFANINI, PH.D.
Lucia is continuing her research at Sapienza University of Rome in Italy, as a tenure-tracked researcher.
MORITZ STOLLA, M.D.
Moritz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hematology at the University of Washington and Associate Medical Director at Bloodworks Northwest.
FIRDOS AHMAD, PH.D.
Firdos is an Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine at University of Sharjah.
R. CLAIRE RODEN, M.D.
Claire is a resident in pediatrics at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey.
TIMOTHY OUELLETE, M.D.
Tim enrolled in a Masters degree program at Georgetown University and is currently a resident physician in Boston