Meng Laboratory: Lab Members

X.J. Meng, MD, PhD

University Distinguished Professor

Current Lab Members

Staff Members

  • 2008-present
    Research Assistant Professor
  • Scott P. Kenney, Ph.D.
    2008-present
    Research Scientist
  • Sakthivel Subramaniam, D.V.M, Ph.D.
    2011-present
    Postdoctoral Associate
  • C. Lynn Heffron, B.S.
    2012-present
    Lab Specialist Senior
  • Shannon Matzinger, Ph.D.
    2012-present
    Postdoctoral Associate
  • Adam Rogers, Ph.D.
    2013-present
    Postdoctoral Associate
  • Mary Etna Richter Haac, Ph.D.
    2013-present
    Postdoctoral Associate
  • Christopher Overend, Ph.D.
    2013-present
    Postdoctoral Associate
  • Debin Tian, Ph.D.
    2013-present
    Postdoctoral Associate

Graduate Students

Former Lab Members

Former Staff Members

  • Crystal Gilbert, B.S., Lab Specialist, 1999-2001
  • Gholamreza "Reza" Haqshenas, DVM, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate, 2000-2002
  • B. Edward Fulton, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, 2002
  • Marga Martin, DVM, PhD, Visiting Scientist, 2003
  • Bibiana Peralta Ramos, D.V.M., Ph.D., 2008. Visiting Scholar
  • Fang-Fang Huang, D.V.M., Ph.D, Postdoctoral Associate, 2004-2007
  • Alicia Feagins, B.S., Research Associate, 2005-2006
  • Jennifer DiCristina, B.S., Laboratory Specialist, 2005-2007
  • Denis K. Guenette, B.S. Laboratory Specialist, 2000-2007
  • Sheela Ramamoorthy, D.V.M., Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, 2006-2008
  • Hyuk-Moo Kwon, D.V.M., Ph.D., Visiting Professor, 2009-2010
  • Kylie Harrall, B.S., Laboratory Specialist, 2009-2010
  • Nicole Plaskon, B.S., M.S., Research Associate, 2009-2010
  • Michelle Walker, B.S., Research Associate, Jan 2010-Dec 2010
  • Yumin Zhu, Ph.D., Visiting Scientist, 2009-2010
  • Barbara Dryman, B.S., Laboratory Specialist, 2007-2012
  • Nathan Beach, Ph.D., Research Scientist, 2008-2011
  • Laura Cordoba, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, 2008-2011
  • Yogesh Karpe, Ph.D. ,Postdoctoral Associate, 2011-2012
  • Chandra Shrestha, Ph.D., Lab Specialist, 2012-2013
  • Lei Zhou, Ph.D., Postdoctoral associate, 2011-2013
  • Yao-Wei Huang, Ph.D., Postdoctoral associate (2003-2007), Research Scientist (2008-2011), Research Assistant Professor (2011-2013)

Former Graduate Students

  • Trevor Williams, M.S. (awarded Spring 2001), D.V.M. (awarded 2005)
  • Martijn Fenaux, Ph.D.(awarded Spring 2004)
  • Kerri Cooper, M.S. (awarded Summer 2004)
  • Fang-Fang Huang, Ph.D. (awarded Fall 2004)
  • Zhi-Feng Sun, Ph.D. (awarded Spring 2005)
  • Kijona F. Key, D.V.M. (awarded Spring 2005), Ph.D. (awarded Spring 2007)
  • Nicole McKeown Juhan, Ph.D. (awarded Spring 2007)
  • Padma Billam, Ph.D. (awarded Spring 2007)
  • Jennifer Gillespie, D.V.M. (awarded Spring 2009), M.S. (awarded Spring 2009)
  • Alicia Feagins, Ph.D. (awarded Fall 2010)
  • R.S. Pudupakam, Ph.D. (awarded Spring 2011)
  • Sara Smith, M.S. (awarded Summer 2011)
  • Brent Sanford, Ph.D. (awarded Summer 2012)
  • Yanyan Ni, (awarded Fall 2013)

Former Undergraduate Students

  • Martijn Fenaux, Biology, 1999
  • Kijona Key, MAOP summer student, 2000
  • M. Ben Potters, Biochemistry, 1999-2000
  • Amy Weaver, Biology, 2000
  • Nicole E. McKeown, Biology, 2001-2002
  • Leslie Wahlgren, Biology, 2002-2003
  • Erin Sturgil, Veterinary Medicine, 2003
  • Alan Dunlop, Biology (ISEP student), 2002
  • Jennifer Gillespie , Animal Sciences (Honor Student), 2004-2005
  • Christine George, Biology (Honor Student), 2006-2007
  • Christina Connor, Veterinary Medicine (Preceptorship), 2007
  • Carmen Ledesma, Veterinary Medicine (T35 trainee), Summer 2009