Lab Members

Dave

Dave Simpson

Lab Manager

Undergraduate – University of Vermont

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jian

Jian Wei Tay

Image Analysis Specialist

Ph.D. – University of Otago, New Zealand

Ph.D. Subject – Optical Motion Detection (Physics)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Esther

Esther Braselmann

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. – University of Notre Dame

Ph.D. Subject – Virulence Protein Folding (Biochemistry)

Research – Imaging Host/Pathogen interactions

 

 

 

 

 

 

Molly

Molly Carpenter

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. – Dartmouth

Ph.D. Subject – Thermodynamics of Metal-Protein Interactions

Research – FRET Sensor Development and Zinc Signaling in Cells

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

Maria

Maria Lo

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. – Dartmouth College

Ph.D. Subject – Iron Homeostasis in Arabidopsis thaliana

Research – Zinc Signaling in Cells

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evan

Evan Pratt

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. – Purdue University

Ph.D. Subject – Ca2+ and cAMP Signaling in Pancreatic Beta Cells

Research – FRET Sensor Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yu Han

Yu Han

6th year Biochemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D. Subject- Proteomics and Zinc Signaling

M.S. – Chinese Academy of Sciences

Undergraduate – Ocean University of China

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lynn

Lynn Sanford

5th year Biochemistry and IQ Biology Graduate Student

Ph.D. Subject – Zinc Homeostasis and Zinc Signaling in Cells

Undergraduate – Pomona College

Signaling & Cellular Regulation Training Grant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

mike

Michael (Mike) Minson

5th year Biochemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D. Subject – Imaging Host/Pathogen interactions

Undergraduate – University of Utah

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Training Grant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelsie

Kelsie Anson

3rd year Biochemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D. Subject – Zinc Homeostasis and Zinc Signaling in Cells

Undergraduate – Colgate University

NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Biophysics Training Grant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lara

Lara Janiszewski

3rd year MCDB Graduate Student

Ph.D. Subject – Imaging Host/Pathogen interactions

Undergraduate – Davidson College, University of Colorado Boulder

NSF Graduate Research Fellow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leah

Leah Damon

2nd year Biochemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D. Subject – Zinc Signaling in Cells

Undergraduate – St. Michael’s College

Biophysics Training Grant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Van

Van Tra

Biochemistry Masters student

Masters Research Subject – Image Analysis

Undergraduate – Bowdoin College

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hannah

Hannah McMullen

Professional Research Assistant

Research Project – Zinc Signaling in Cells

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abdur

Abdur Khan

Biochemistry and Religious Studies undergraduate student (sophomore year)

Research Project – Zinc Homeostasis and Zinc Signaling in Cells

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Palmer Lab Alumni

Post-Docs:

  • Liz Specht – Senior Scientist, Good Food Institute
  • Eugenia Silva-Herzog – Senior Research Assistant, George Washington University
  • Yan Qin – Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Denver
  • Hairong Ma – Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Drexel University
  • Emily Gibson – Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Colorado Denver

 

Graduate Students:

  • Kyle Carter – Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University
  • Alexandra (Ali) Young – Postdoctoral Researcher, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Sarah McQuate – Science Communication Fellow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Genevieve Park – Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Colorado Denver
  • Eldon Chou – Associate Scientist II, GE Healthcare Dharmacon
  • Kevin Dean – Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Texas Southwestern
  • Jose Miranda – Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Colorado Health Sciences
  • Jennette Warner – Senior Chemist, Integrated Beverage Group
  • Janet McCombs – Scientist, Affinivax
  • David Wren – Assistant Professor of Teaching and Director of Chemistry Center, Wake Forrest University
  • Philip Dittmer – Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Colorado Health Sciences
  • Schuyler Van Engelenburg – Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Denver

 

Undergraduate Students:

  • Dilara Batan – Ph.D. Program, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Natalie Robertson
  • Grant Huckels
  • Jordan Gringauz – Technician, Children’s Hospital Boston
  • Brian Wood
  • Yeabsira Desta
  • Zack Maschmann – Ph.D. Program, Cornell University
  • Madi Lebin – high school science teacher, Teach For America
  • Mateo Hernandez
  • Chloe Pagoda – Ph.D. Program, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Katherine Anderson
  • Jamal Bryant – Ph.D. Program, Vanderbilt University
  • Isola Brown – Ph.D. Program, Michigan State University
  • Elizabeth Hutton
  • Zachary Dunlap
  • Alyssa Wiener – Medical school, University of Chicago
  • Amanda Weaver – research associate at MBio Diagnostics
  • Caitlin Stoddard – Ph.D. Program, University of California San Francisco
  • Linda Nguyen – Dental School Program, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
  • Amandla Roque-Atilano – Ph.D. Program, University of Colorado Denver
  • Wes Blakeslee – Ph.D. Program, University of Colorado Denver
  • Jennifer Binder – Ph.D. Program, University of Arizona
  • Ashley Pratt – Ph.D. Program, The Scripps Research Institute
  • Stephanie Morales – Ph.D. Program, Baylor University
  • Anabel Gonzalez-Gil – Ph.D. Program, Johns Hopkins
  • Jue Cao – Orthopedic Surgery Resident, University of Colorado Denver
  • Nancy Auyeung – Ph.D. Program, Northwestern University
  • Stephanie Lange
  • Jessica Weiss
  • Kendra Vann
  • Joseph Stech – Firmware Engineer, Micron Technology