Lab Members

 

Principal Investigator:

Rachel K. Miller | Assistant Professor | Pediatric Research Center | Rachel.K.Miller@uth.tmc.edu | Twitter: @rkmille

1997-2001B.A., Biology and PhysicsDePauw University
2001-2007Ph.D., Genetics and Molecular BiologyEmory University
2007-2012Postdoctoral and Odyssey FellowMD Anderson Cancer Center
2012-2013InstructorMD Anderson Cancer Center

 

 

Graduate Student(s):

Vanja Krneta-Stankic | Ph.D. Student | Program in Genes and Development | Vanja.Stankic@uth.tmc.edu

2016-2017 Antje Wuelfrath Gee and Harry Gee, Jr. Family Legacy Scholarship

2017-2018 Gigli Family Endowed Scholarship

2000-2006B.S., Cellular and Molecular BiologySan Francisco State University
2006-2009M.S., Cellular and Molecular BiologySan Francisco State University
2010-2012Ph.D. Candidate, Developmental BiologyMax Plank Institute for Developmental Biology

 

 

Alexandria T. M. Blackburn | Ph.D. Student | Program in Genetics and Epigenetics| Alexandria.Blackburn@uth.tmc.edu

2019-2020 Schissler Foundation Fellowship

2019 Dean’s Research Award

2010-2013A.S.Lone Star College
2013-2015B.S., BiologyUniversity of St. Thomas

 

 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow(s):

Mark E. Corkins | Postdoctoral Fellow | Pediatric Research Center | Mark.E.Corkins@uth.tmc.edu

2003-2007B.S., Biology/BiotechnologyUniversity of Wisconsin, Whitewater
2010-2015Ph.D., Molecular GeneticsThe Ohio State University

 

 

LaFreda J. Howard | Postdoctoral Fellow | Pediatric Research Center | LaFreda.J.Howard@uth.tmc.edu

2010-2014B.S., BiologyFort Valley State University
2014-2019Ph.D., Cell and Molecular BiologyUniversity of Arkansas

 

 

Undergraduate Student(s):

 

Amisheila Kinua | Undergraduate Researcher | Rice University | Biochemistry and Cell Biology

 

 

 

Animal Attendant(s):

Jesse (JC) Whitney | Animal Attendant | Center for Laboratory Animal Medicine and Care | Jesse.Whitney@uth.tmc.edu

 

 

 

Former Lab Member(s):

 

Hannah Hanania | Undergraduate Researcher | Current Position: Medical Student | Baylor College of Medicine

 

 

 

Bridget D. DeLay | Postdoctoral Fellow | Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow | Pathology | University of Texas McGovern Medical School

 

 

 

Melanie M. Carroll | Medical Student Researcher | Current Position: Pediatric Resident | Nationwide Children’s Hospital- Ohio State University

 

 

 

Nicholas Cho | Undergraduate Researcher | Current Position: Ph.D. Student | Bioengineering | Washington University