Lab Alumni

People sitting around a tablePriya Sridevi (2003-2008) Ph.D. Student

  • Ph.D. Dissertation: Regulation of ceramide synthase 1 in cellular stress response
  • Currently: Scientist, University of California-San Diego Medical Center

Junxia Min (2002-2006) Ph.D. Student

  • Ph.D. Dissertation: Sphingolipid metabolic enzymes modulate anticancer drug resistance
  • Currently: Investigator at Novartis

Andy Stegner (2001-2005) Research Technician and M.S. Student

  • M.S. Thesis: Drug resistance in D. discoideum: isolation of 4-nitroquinoline 1-oxide resistant mutants

Cathy Gunther, Research Associate (2002-2003), Postdoctoral Fellow.

  • Currently: Biology Instructor, University of Missouri.

Tony Vomund, Postdoctoral Fellow (2002-2003).

  • Currently: Senior Lab Technician, Washington University School of Medicine

Ma. Xenia “Maxene” U. Garcia, Ph.D. Student (1995-2000).

  • Ph.D. Dissertation: Regulation and role of catalases during development and oxidative stress in Dictyostlium discoideum
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine.
  • Currently: Lecturer, Washington University School of Medicine.

Guochun Li, Ph.D. Student (1995-2000)

  • Ph.D. Dissertation: Genes and pathways mediating the cytotoxicity of the anticancer drug cisplatin Dictyostelium discoideum
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California-San Diego. Currently: Scientist, Novartis Genomics Institute, La Jolla, CA.

Supriya Srinivasan, Ph.D. Student (1996-2000)

  • Ph.D. Dissertation: Developmentally regulated secretion in Dictyostelium discoideum
  • Postdoctoral Fellow: The Gladstone Institute and the University of California-San Francisco
  • Currently: Assistant Professor, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Sung-Lim Yu, Ph.D. Student (1993-1997)

  • Ph.D. Dissertation: Analysis and response of nucleotide excision repair genes to DNA damage in Dictyostelium discoideum
  • Postdoctral Fellow, University of Texas Medical Center – Galvaston.
  • Currently: Associate Professor, Wonkwang University, School of Medicine, South Korea

Sung-Keun Lee, Ph.D. Student (1993-1997)

  • Ph.D. Dissertation: Molecular genetic analysis of nucleotide excision repair genes in Dictyostelium discoideum
  • Postdoctral Fellow, University of Texas Medical Center – Galvaston
  • Associate Professor, Wonkwang University, School of Medicine, South Korea.

Vince McGuire, Ph.D. Student (1992-1996)

  • Ph.D. Dissertation: Assembly and functionof the PsB multiprotein complex during spore differentiation in Dictyostelium discoideum
  • Biology Teacher, Warren County School District, Warrenton, MO

Ned Watson, Ph.D. Student (1990-1994)

  • Ph.D. Dissertation: The PsB Glycoprotien Complex of Dictyostelium
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Washington University in St. Louis.
  • Currently: Senior Scientist, Sigma Chemical Co. St. Louis, MO.

Beth Ostermeyer, Undergraduate (1988-1989).

  • Ph.D University of California – Berkeley.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Washington.