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Lab Members

Meet all talented people who contribute to our amazing research team!

 

Sue Jaspersen

Sue Jaspersen

Associate Investigator
slj@stowers.org
Room 375A

 

BS Georgetown University
PhD University of California, San Francisco



Lydia McLaughlin

Lydia McLaughlin

Senior Administrative Assistant
lmm@stowers.org
Room 375

 

 

 

 



Daisy MayDaisy May

Editorial Assistant

 

 

 

 



Briana Holt

Briana Holt

Research Technician II
brh@stowers.org
Room 376

 

BS University of Missouri, Kansas City

MS University of Kansas Medical Center

Project:



Roxanne Burger

Roxanne Burger

Research Technician I
rmb@stowers.org
Room 376

 

BS Rockhurst University

Project:



Andrew Bestul

Andrew Bestul

Research Technician II
anb@stowers.org
Room 376

 

PhD University of Chicago
BS Marquette University

Project: Spindle pole body structure and membrane insertion in fission yeast



Ann Cavanaugh

Ann Cavanaugh

Postdoctoral Research Associate
ach@stowers.org
Room 372

 

BS Creighton University

PhD University of California- Los Angeles
Project:



Jingjing Chen

Jingjing Chen

Postdoctoral Research Associate
jic@stowers.org
Room 376

 

BS Yangtze University
MS Hubei University
PhD Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Project: Control of spindle pole body and nuclear pore complex assembly by Ndc1



Jennifer Gardner

Jennifer Gardner

Laboratory Manager I
jeb@stowers.org
Room 372

 

BS University of Colorado, Boulder
Project: Factors that impact the nuclear envelope and membrane fluidity

 

 



Christine Smoyer

Christine Smoyer

Predoctoral Researcher
cjs@stowers.org
Room 372

 

BS University of Kansas
Project: Composition and structure of proteins on the yeast inner nuclear membrane


Lab Alumni
  • Lynn Stoltz (research technician II)-
  • David Obeso Domingo (postdoctoral research associate)-
  • Kristi Jensen-
  • Sreenivasulu Santharam Katta-
  • Claudia Lang (graduate student; co-mentored with Peter Philippsen) – medical geneticist & director of laboratory medicine, Viollier, Basel, Switzerland
  • Robert Chisholm (postdoc) – J.D., University of Missouri at Kansas City
  • Beth Stensrud (postdoc) – postdoc in physical chemistry, University of Prague
  • Suman Ghosh (postdoc) – postdoc in pharmaceutical sciences, University of Kansas
  • Zhiyong Xiong (postdoc) – Research Scientist, Inner Mongolia Potato Engineering and Technology Research Center, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia
  • Emily Hoffman (Stowers summer scholar; technician)  – M.D., University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Megan Rogge (Stowers summer scholar; technician)  – M.D., Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Alexandra Keane (Stowers summer scholar) – senior at Washington University
  • Ann Sizemore (Stowers summer scholar) – graduate student in bioengineering at University of Pennsylvania
  • Rebecca Cohen (Stowers summer scholar) – sophomore at Middlebury College
  • Grace Keane (Stowers summer scholar) – sophomore at Harvard University
  • Peter Jabbour (undergraduate student) – technician in Molecular Biology at Stowers Institute, start-up biotech
  • Alexander Smith (undergraduate student) - applying to graduate school
  • Adriana Martin Korpela (technician) – M.S. in genetic counseling, Sarah Lawrence College
  • Christine Whetstine (technician) – stay at home mom
  • Jennifer Friederichs (technician) – stay at home mom