Current Members of the Lab

Norah Ashoura

Graduate Research Assistant
nashoura2010[at]utexas.edu

Kirsten Bjornson

Research Engineering/Scientist Associate II

B.S., The University of Texas at Austin, Microbiology
bjornsonkirsten[at]gmail.com

Ebru Cayir, M.S.

Graduate Research Assistant
M.S. Bioengineering, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
ebrucayir[at]utexas.edu

George Delidakis

Graduate Research Assistant
B.S. Chem.Eng., University of Patras, Greece, 2015

Russell Durrett, M.S.

Graduate Research Assistant
M.S. Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship, NYU
B.S. Biochemistry, Anthropology, NYU
russdurrett[at]utexas.edu

Kendra Garrison

Research Engineering
Scientist Assistant III/ Lead Animal Technician
B.S. University of Washington
kgarrison26[at]gmail.com

George Georgiou, Ph.D.

Professor
Ph. D., Chemical Engineering, Cornell University, 1987
gg[AT]che.utexas.edu

More information here

Donjeta Gjuka

Provost’s Graduate Excellence Fellowship Recipient
B.S. Molecular Biology, Texas Lutheran University
B.S. Chemistry, Texas Lutheran University
donjetagjuka[at]utexas.edu

Jule Goike

Gradaute Research Assistant

B.S. Biochemistry, The University of Bath

M.S., Uppsala University

jule.goike[at]utexas.edu

Gregory C. Ippolito, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Ph.D., Immunology, U. of Alabama at Birmingham
B.S., Physics, UT Austin
UT webpage
gci[at]utexas.edu

Jiwon Jung, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., The University of Texas

B.S. Bioengineering, Rice University
jjung[at]utexas.edu

Jessica Kain

Research Engineering/Scientist Assistant II
Program Manager for CDC Influenza Consortium
M.S., Medical Sciences, Texas A&M
B.S., Kent State
jkain[at]utexas.edu

Jin Eyun Kim

Gradaute Research Assistant
jinjin2112[at]utexas.edu

Candice Lamb

Research Engineering Scientist Associate III
Program Manager for NIH CIVICs Flu Vaccine Initiatives
M.S. Biochemistry, Texas State University
candice_lamb[at]utexas.edu

Jason Lavinder, Ph.D.

Research Associate
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Biochemistry

B.S., Wright State University, Biology

jlavinder[at]utexas.edu

Chang-Han Lee, Ph.D.

Research Associate
Ph.D. Ajou University, Molecular Science & Technology
bsoulchlee[at]gmail.com

Jie Li, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Associate
Ph.D., Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S., Beijing Children’s Hospital, Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
M.D., Department of Clinical Medicine, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, China
jieli[at]utexas.edu

Elizabeth Miller, CRA

Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist
Assistant to Dr. Georgiou
UT Staff Council 2019-2020

Max Rodnick-Smith, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D., The University of Oregon, Chemistry
maxrs[at]utexas.edu

Everett Stone, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Cellular & Molecular Biology, UT Austin
stonesci[at]mail.utexas.edu

2017 Emerging Inventor of the Year

Hidetaka Tanno, Ph.D.

Research Associate
Ph.D. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Molecular & Cell Biology
hidetakatanno1985[at]gmail.com

Yuri Tanno

Research Engineering/Scientist Assistant III
M.S., Tokyo Institute of Technology, Molecular & Cell Biology
takkiyuri0302[at]gmail.com

Willam N. Voss

Graduate Research Assistant
B.A. Biology, Reed College
willnvoss[at]gmail.com