Principle Investigator:  Amin S. Ghabrial 

A.B. - Washington University (Saint Louis)

Ph.D. - Princeton University

Postdoctoral Studies - Stanford University

Assistant Professor CDB - University of Pennsylvania 

Amin joined the CDB faculty at Penn in January of 2008, after graduate work with Trudi Schüpach at Princeton, and postdoctoral work with Mark Krasnow at Stanford.

email Amin

Postdoctoral Scholars

Yanjun Song

Joined the lab on Nov 24, 2008  

B.S. - Shandong University

Ph.D. - Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Science

Yanjun has just arrived from Beijing, where she did her graduate work with Renjie Jiao, characterizing the role of Chromatin Assembly Factor 1 (dCAF-1) in Drosophila. Yanjun is working on the Drosophila ortholog of CCM3 and its effector GCKIII. She is also using a positional cloning strategy to clone lotus.

email Yanjun

Graduate Students

Jeffrey Rosa  

(CAMB graduate student 2012/3 entering class)

B.A.  UT-Dallas

Jeff joined the lab in April (2013) and will do his thesis work on ichorous.

email Jeff

Lab Technicians

Mary Morgan

(B.A. Haverford)

Undergraduate Researchers

Vlad Obsekov (UPenn, Class of 2017)

Lab Alumni

Deanne "Dena" Francis (PhD, Upenn) - former graduate student now pursuing postdoctoral studies with Dr. James (U. of Sydney)

Emily McMillan (M.S., UPenn) M.A. 2013, Research technician

Jodi Schottenfeld-Roames (Ph.D., Princeton) - former postdoc, now faculty at Swarthmore College

Mary Morgan (Haverford) - former technician, now in medical school

Melissa Eng (B.A., Bradeis) - former lab tech now in grad school at U-Washington

Fitsum Negussie (undergrad, Emory) - former summer intern and lab tech, now in Medical school

Tovah Tripp (B.A. Haverford) - M.D.

Camilla Melegari (Penn, Class of 2013) - technician, ski instructor

Mike Olorunnisola (Penn, Class of 2012) - former undergrad, biomedical research 

Carlos Rameriz (Penn, Class of 2015) - former undergrad

Daniel Goldwitz (Penn, Class of 2011) - former undergrad, medical school 

Ali-Reza Mirsajadi (Penn, Class of 2011) - former undergrad, now in theatre 

Allen Ruan (Penn, Class of 2010) - former undergrad, now in Medical School

Catherine Tran (Penn, Nebraska) - former undergrad, now in Medical School