Current Members of the Lab

Alessandra Araujo, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. University of Rochester, Immunology
alessandra[at]austin.utexas.edu

Ebru Cayir, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. UT Austin
M.S. Bioengineering,
Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
ebrucayir[at]utexas.edu

George Delidakis

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

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, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D., UT Austin
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, M.S.

Graduate Research Assistant
M.S., Uppsala University
B.S. Biochemistry, The University of Bath
jule.goike[at]utexas.edu

Katia George

Graduate Research Assistant
B.S., Biochemistry, Smith College
kgeorge[at]utexas.edu

Luke Hebert

Research Engineering/Scientist Assistant
B.S., Bioinformatics, University of St. Thomas, Houston
luke.hebert[at]austin.utexas.edu

Bart Herpers, M.S.

Graduate Research Assistant
M.S., Utrecht University, Drug Innovation
B.S., Biotechnology, Wageningen University & Research
b.m.herpers[at]utexas.edu

Yimin Huang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D., Cellular and Molecular Biology, UT Austin
yiminhuang{at}utexas.edu

Gregory C. Ippolito, Ph.D.

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

Jessica Kain, M.S.

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, M.S.

Graduate Research Assistant
M.S., Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, KAIST
B.S., Chemical & Biological Engineering, Korea University
jinjin2112[at]utexas.edu

Jason Lavinder, Ph.D.

Research Scientist
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Biochemistry
B.S., Wright State University, Biology
jlavinder[at]utexas.edu

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

Lizzie Miller, CRA

Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist
Assistant to Dr. Georgiou
emiller[at]che.utexas.edu

Juyeon Park

Graduate Research Assistant
B.S., Food Science and Biotechnology, Seoul National University
B.S., Biological Sciences, Seoul National University
juyeonpark[at]utexas.edu

Whitney Pickens

Graduate Research Assistant
B.S., Biochemistry & Cellular & Molecular Biology,  University of Tennessee

wpickens[at]utexas.edu

Max Rodnick-Smith, Ph.D.

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

Allison Seeger, Ph.D.

Research Scientist
Ph.D., Medical Microbiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat,
Munich, Germany
allison.seeger[at]austin.utexas.edu

Everett Stone, Ph.D.

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

2017 Emerging Inventor of the Year

Dalton Towers

Graduate Research Assistant
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Rensselear Polytechnic Institute
daltontowers[at]utexas.edu

Willam N. Voss

Graduate Research Assistant
B.A. Biology, Reed College
wnv[at]utexas.edu