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Dr. Meng's Lab Members


Principal Investigator

X.J. Meng, MD, PhD
University Distinguished Professor
E-Mail: xjmeng@vt.edu

 

Current Lab Members

Staff Members

Dianjun Cao Dianjun Cao, Ph.D.

2008-present
Research Scientist
Scott Kenney Scott P. Kenney, Ph.D.

2008-present
Research Assistant Professor
Sakthivel Subramaniam Sakthivel Subramaniam, D.V.M, Ph.D.

2011-present
Postdoctoral Associate
Lynn Heffron C. Lynn Heffron, B.S.

2012-present
Lab Specialist Senior
Shannon Matzinger Shannon Matzinger, Ph.D.

2012-present
Postdoctoral Associate
Adam Rogers Adam Rogers, Ph.D.

2013-present
Postdoctoral Associate
Mary Etna Richter Haac Mary Etna Richter Haac, Ph.D.

2013-present
Postdoctoral Associate
Christopher Overend Christopher Overend, Ph.D.

2013-present
Postdoctoral Associate
Debin Tian Debin Tian, Ph.D.

2013-present
Postdoctoral Associate

Graduate Students

Caitlin Cossaboom Caitlin Cossaboom, B.S.

2010-present
PhD Student
  Pablo Pineyro Pablo Pineyro, D.V.M., M.S.

2010-present
PhD Student
Jacquelyn Wentworth, B.S., M.S.

2011-present
Medical Student
  Danielle Yugo Danielle Yugo, D.V.M., M.P.H.

2012-present
PhD Student
Qian Cao Qian Cao, B.Agr.

2012-present
PhD Student
  Nicholas Catanzaro Nicholas Catanzaro

2013-present
PhD Student

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