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Group Members


Postdoctoral Researchers


Lee

Dr. Lee Parsons


SUNY Upstate Medical University, NY, USA


Graduate Students


Michelle Henderson

Quantitative proteomics of autophagy-inhibited cell models.

Luther College, IA, USA


Elyse

Elyse Krautkramer

Synthesis of peptide-based mitochondrial redox probes. Application of mitochondrial redox probes to cell models of aging.

St. Norbert College, WI, USA


Deirdre Manion-Fischer

Identifying the number and location of mitochondrial DNA damage sites by quantitative PCR and capillary electrophoresis. Developing an affinity chromatography strategy to enrich for mitochondrial DNA mutations using MutS protein. Using these two strategies to describe the mutation and damage patterns with the progression of macular degeneration.

Kent State University, OH, USA


Marzieh Ramezani

Lipidomics of autophagy for different levels of autophagy flux and steady state. Using liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry to profile the organelle-specific lipids involved in autophagy process.

Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran


Chad Satori

Organelle enrichment and analysis methodologies. Magnetic enrichment of acidic organelles, studying individual autophagosome properties by capillary electrophoresis with laser induced fluorescence detection, studying the metabolomics of autophagosome-enriched fractions, magnetic enrichment of autophagosomes, analysis of mitochondria in single muscle fibers, and doxorubicin metabolism in enriched acidic organelle fractions

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, USA


Thane Taylor

Development of aptamers for the enrichment of mitochondria.

Concordia College, MN, USA


Erik Tyrell

Erik Tyrell

Developing instrumentation and techniques to use capillary electrophoresis for analysis of organelle flux in autophagy.

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, USA


Greg Wolken

Capillary isoelectric focusing of mitochondria from cell models of aging. Modeling mitochondrial surface composition and isoelectric point. Measurement of individual mitochondrial membrane potential by capillary electrophoresis.

St. Olaf College, MN, USA


Lucas

Lucas Ulmer

High throughput single muscle fiber imaging in microfluidic devices using confocal and two-photon microscopy.

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, USA


Undergraduate Researchers


Abdi

Abdimalik Ahmed

Development of aptamers for the isolation of autophagosomes.

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, USA


Maya

Maya Cutkosky

Methods using qualitative PCR to determine the presence of 8-oxo-dG damage in DNA.

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, USA


Matthew

Matthew Keefe


University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, USA


Franki

Franki Morris


University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, USA


Kyle

Kyle Pribyl


University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, USA



Former Group Members

Ciaran Duffy   Postdoc  
Kathryn Fuller 1999-2003 PhD.  
Adrian Anderson 1999-2003 PhD.  
Nilhan Gunasekera 1999-2003 PhD.  
Hossein Ahmadzadeh   Postdoc  
Richard Walsh   Postdoc  
Guogua Xiong   Postdoc  
Christopher Eddy   Postdoc  
Angela Eder 2002-2006 PhD.  
Yun Chen 2002-2006 PhD.  
Danni Li-Meany 2002-2007 PhD.  
Bobby Poe 2001-2007 PhD.  
Christofer Whiting 2002-2007 PhD.  
Juan Feng 2004-2007 PhD. Biomedical Eng.
Dmitry Andreyev 2001-2007 PhD.  
Marian Navratil 2004-2008 Postdoc  
Rongxiao Sa
2004-2010
M.S.

Xin Xu
2004-2010
PhD.

Yaohua Wang
2004-2010
PhD.

Joseph Katzenmeyer
2004-2010
PhD.

Scott Rose
2009-2011
M.S.

Vratislav Kostal
2007-2011
Postdoc

Maggie Donoghue
2010-2012
Postdoc
Shu Luan
2011-2013
M.S.