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 – Zinc Signaling in Cells

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maria Lo

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. – Dartmouth College

Ph.D. Subject – Iron homeostasis in Arabidopsis thaliana

Research – Zinc Signaling in Cells

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah McQuate

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. – University of Colorado Boulder

Ph.D. Subject – Imaging Host/Pathogen interactions

Undergraduate – University of Puget Sound

Signaling & Cellular Regulation Training Grant

F31 NIH Fellowship

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ali

Alexandra (Ali) Young

6th Year Biochemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D. Subject – Imaging Host/Pathogen interactions

M.S. – Organic Chemistry, Illinois State University

Undergraduate – Illinois State University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kyle

Kyle Carter

6th Year Biochemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D. Subject – Proteomics and Synaptic Zinc Signaling

Undergraduate – Western Washington University

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Training Grant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yu Han

Yu Han

5th 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

4th year Biochemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D. Subject – Zinc Homeostasis

Undergraduate – Pomona College

Signaling & Cellular Regulation Training Grant

IQ Biology Student

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

mike

Michael (Mike) Minson

4th year Biochemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D. Subject – Imaging Host/Pathogen interactions

Undergraduate – University of Utah

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Training Grant
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelsie

Kelsie Anson

2nd year Biochemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D. Subject – Zinc Homeostasis

Undergraduate – Colgate University

Biophysics Training Grant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lara

Lara Janiszewski

2nd year MCDB Graduate Student

Ph.D. Subject – Imaging Host/Pathogen interactions

Undergraduate – Davidson College, University of Colorado Boulder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Van

Van Tra

Biochemistry Masters student

Masters Research Subject – Image Analysis

Undergraduate – Bowdoin College

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dilara

Dilara Batan

Professional Research Assistant

Undergraduate – University of Colorado Boulder

Research Project – Tool development / Imaging Host-Pathogen interactions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natalie

Natalie Robertson

Biochemistry undergraduate student (junior year)

Research Project – Whole-cell Diagnostic Development

UROP grant
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hannah McMullen

MCDB undergraduate student (senior year)

Research Project – Zinc Signaling in Cells

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Palmer Lab Alumni

Post-Docs:

  • Liz Specht – Senior Scientist, Good Food Institute
  • Eugenia Silva-Herzog
  • 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:

  • Schuyler Van Engelenburg – Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Denver
  • Philip Dittmer – Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Colorado Health Sciences
  • David Wren – Assistant Professor of Teaching and Director of Chemistry Center, Wake Forrest University
  • Janet McCombs – Scientist, Affinivax
  • Jennette Warner – Senior Chemist, Integrated Beverage Group
  • Jose Miranda – Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Colorado Health Sciences
  • Kevin Dean – Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Texas Southwestern
  • Eldon Chou – Associate Scientist II, GE Healthcare Dharmacon
  • Genevieve Park – Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Colorado Denver

 

Undergraduate Students:

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