Our Fellows

CCDS CURRENT PRE-DOCTORAL FELLOWS :

Richa Aishwarya
Mentor: Shenuarin Bhuiyan
Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Zaki Al-Yafeai
Mentor: Wayne Orr
Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Heather Fulkerson
Mentor: Andrew Yurochko
Microbiology and Immunology

Chris Nguyen
Mentor: Jeremy Kamil
Microbiology and Immunology

Krystle Trosclair
Mentor: Albert Glasscock
Cellular Biology and Anatomy

Jungmi Winny Yun
Mentor: Steve Alexander
Molecular and Cellular Physiology

CCDS CURRENT POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS :

Chowdhury Abdullah, PhD
Mentor: Shenu Bhuiyan
Pathology

Mabruka Alfaidi, PhD
Mentor: Wayne Orr
Pathology

Rajesh Parsanathan, PhD
Mentor: Sushil Jain
Pediatrics

Saranya Rajendran, PhD
Mentor: Chris Kevil
Pathology

Bandana Shrestha, PhD
Mentor: Chris Pattillo
Cellular Biology and Anatomy

Ya Hui Tang, PhD
Mentor: J. Steven Alexander
Molecular and Cellular Physiology

CCDS PAST PRE-DOCTORAL FELLOWS :

Mahloud Al-Kofahi
Mentor: J. Steven Alexander
Department: Molecular & Cellular Physiology

Michelle Carroll-Turpin
Mentor: Tammy Dugas
Department: Pharmacology and Toxicology

Donna Collins-McMillen
Mentor: Andrew Yurochko
Department: Microbiology & Immunology

Aaron Navratil
Mentor: Mathew Woolard
Department: Microbiology & Immunology

Kanikarla-Marie Preeti
Mentor: Sushil Jain
Department: Biochemistry

Shuai Yuan
Mentor: Chris Kevil
Department: Cellular Biology & Anatomy

Jerry Brunson
Mentor: Karen Stokes
Department: Molecular & Cellular Physiology

Elodie Burlet
Mentor: Sushil Jain
Department: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Steven D. Funk
Mentor: Wayne Orr
Departments: Pathology; Cellular Biology & Anatomy

Terrel Sugar
Mentor: Kevin McCarthy
Departments: Pathology; Cellular Biology &  Anatomy

Emily Stevenson
Mentor: Andrew Yurochko
Department: Microbiology &Immunology

CCDS PAST POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS :

Jung Heon Kim, PhD
Mentor: Andrew Yurochko
Department: Microbiology and Immunology

Chun (Mia) Li, MD
Mentors: William Mayhan and Hong Sun
Department: Cellular Biology and Anatomy

Hilary Seifert, PhD
Mentors: William Mayhan and D. Neil Granger
Department: Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Elena Senchenkova, PhD
Mentor: D. Neil Granger
Department: Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Man Si, PhD
Mentor: Edward Glasscock
Department: Cellular Biology and Anatomy

Emily Stevenson, PhD
Mentor: Steven Alexander
Department: Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Shyamal Bir, PhD
Mentor: Christopher Kevil
Department: Pathology

Gary Chan, PhD
Mentor: Andrew Yurochko
Department: Microbiology and Immunology

Prashant Chittiboina, MD, MPH
Mentor: Guohong Li
Department: Neurosurgery

Vijay Ganta, PhD
Mentor: Steven Alexander
Department: Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Felipe Gomez, PhD
Mentor: D. Neil Granger
Department: Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Pavan Katikaneni, MD
Mentor: Jai Varma; Chris Kevil; Kalgi Modi
Department: Medicine/Cardiology

Mikhail V. Khoretonenko, PhD
Mentor: Karen Stokes
Department: Molecular & Cellular Physiology

Gopi Kolluru, PhD
Mentor: Christopher Kevil
Department: Pathology

Prasenjit Manna, PhD
Mentor: Sushil Jain
Department: Pediatrics

We Li, PhD 
Mentor: Tak Yee Aw
Department: Molecular & Cellular Physiology
 

Yan Li, M.D., PhD
Mentor: Brent Reed
Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Seiichi Omura, PhD
Mentor: Ikuo Tsunoda
Department: Microbiology and Immunology

Elvis Peter, MD
Mentor: Jai Varma and Chris Kevil
Department: Medicine/Cardiology

Chun-Su Piao, PhD
Mentor: Li-Ru Zhao
Department: Neurology

Fumitaka Sato, PhD
Mentor: Ikuo Tsunoda
Department: Microbiology & Immunology

Helen Smith, PhD
Mentor: Felicity Gavins
Department: Molecular & Cellular Physiology

Bin Wang, PhD
Mentor: Tak-Yee Aw
Department: Molecular & Cellular Physiology

Alper Yildirim, PhD
Mentor: Neil Granger
Department: Physiology

Shuang Zhao, MD
Mentor: Yuping Wang
Department: Obstetrics & Gynecology

CCDS Fellows