Lab Members

Lara
Lara Janiszewski
6th year MSCB PhD student
PhD subject: Nutritional Immunity at the Host-Pathogen Interface
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Undergraduate degree: Davidson College, CU Boulder

Leah
Leah Damon
5th year Biochemistry PhD Student
PhD Subject: Zinc regulation of Transcription
Molecular Biophysics Trainee
Undergraduate degree: St. Michael’s College

Erin
Erin Richards
3rd year Biochemistry PhD student
PhD subject: RNA Imaging Tools
NIH Molecular Biophysics Traininee
Undergraduate Degree: North Dakota State University

 

Sam
Sam Holtzen
2nd year MCDB PhD student
PhD subject: Regulation of the mammalian cell cycle by zinc
Undergraduate degree: Georgia Institute of Technology

 

Rita
Rita Kamenetskiy
Undergraduate student: Biochemistry and Spanish major
Research Project: Riboglow-based RNA imaging
BSI Scholar, UROP Scholar

 

 


Palmer Lab Alumni

Lab Manager:

  • Dave Simpson – Lab Manager, Chuong Lab, University of Colorado Boulder

Post-Docs:

  • Molly Carpenter – Staff Scientist, Ackerman Lab, Dartmouth

  • Esther Braselmann – Assistant Professor, Georgetown University

  • Emily Gibson – Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Colorado Denver

  • Maria Lo – Scientist, Mosaic Biosciences

  • Hairong Ma – Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

  • Evan Pratt – Assistant Professor, Northern Michigan University

  • Colin Rathbun – Assistant Professor, Dickinson College

  • Eugenia Silva-Herzog – Investigator at National Institute of Genomic Medicine, Mexico City

  • Liz Specht – Senior Scientist, Good Food Institute

  • Yan Qin – Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Denver

Graduate Students:

  • Kelsie Anson (PhD) – Postdoctoral Researcher, Tufts Medical School

  • Kyle Carter (PhD) – Senior Scientist, GigaGen Inc

  • Eldon Chou (MA) – Scientist I, Horizon Discovery

  • Kevin Dean (PhD) – Assistant Professor, University of Texas Southwestern

  • Philip Dittmer (PhD) – Faculty, University of Colorado Anschutz (Dell’Acqua lab)

  • Yu (Erin) Han (PhD) – Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Colorado Anschutz (Lam lab)

  • Jose Miranda (PhD) – Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Colorado Anschutz (Benninger lab)

  • Janet McCombs (PhD) – Assistant Professor, Tulane University School of Medicine

  • Sarah McQuate (PhD) – Public Information Specialist, University of Washington News and the University of Washington College of Engineering

  • Mike Minson (PhD) – ArcherDX

  • Genevieve Park (MD/PhD) – Plastic surgery resident, Wake Forest School of Medicine

  • Van Tra (M.A.)

  • Lynn Sanford (PhD) – Postdoctoral researcher, Dowell and Allen Lab, CU Boulder

  • Schuyler Van Engelenburg (PhD) – Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Denver

  • Jennette Warner (MA) – Senior Chemist, Ellipse Analytics

  • David Wren (MA) – Assistant Professor of Teaching and Director of Chemistry Center, Wake Forrest University

  • Alexandra (Ali) Young (PhD) – Postdoctoral Researcher, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Hatch lab)

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Research Staff:

  • Jian Wei Tay – BioFrontiers Advanced Light Microscopy Core

Undergraduate Students:

  • Katherine Anderson

  • Nancy Auyeung – Ph.D. Program, Northwestern University

  • Dilara Batan – Ph.D. Program, University of Colorado Boulder

  • Kylie Conway

  • Zachary Dunlap

  • Jennifer Binder – Ph.D. Program, University of Arizona

  • Wes Blakeslee – Ph.D. Program, University of Colorado Denver

  • Isola Brown – Ph.D. Program, Michigan State University

  • Jamal Bryant – Ph.D. Program, Vanderbilt University

  • Jue Cao – Orthopedic Surgery Resident, University of Colorado Denver

  • Angela Cannata – Ph.D. Program, University of Cincinnati

  • Yeabsira Desta

  • Anabel Gonzalez-Gil – Ph.D. Program, Johns Hopkins

  • Jordan Gringauz – Technician, Children’s Hospital Boston

  • Mateo Hernandez

  • Grant Huckels

  • Elizabeth Hutton

  • Abdur Khan

  • Stephanie Lange

  • Madi Lebin – high school science teacher, Teach For America

  • Zack Maschmann – Ph.D. Program, Cornell University

  • Hannah McMullen – M.D. Columbia University

  • Stephanie Morales – Ph.D. Program, Baylor University

  • Linda Nguyen – Dental School Program, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine

  • Chloe Pagoda – Ph.D. Program, University of Colorado Boulder

  • Ashley Pratt – Ph.D. Program, The Scripps Research Institute

  • Natalie Robertson

  • Amandla Roque-Atilano – Ph.D. Program, University of Colorado Denver

  • Joseph Stech – Firmware Engineer, Micron Technology

  • Caitlin Stoddard – Ph.D. Program, University of California San Francisco

  • Justin Tapper – Ph.D. program, Cornell

  • Kendra Vann

  • Amanda Weaver – research associate at MBio Diagnostics

  • Jessica Weiss

  • Alyssa Wiener – M.D. University of Chicago

  • Brian Wood