Current lab members

Principle Investigator
Abby Dernburg
afdernburg at
HHMI Investigator
Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Lab Manager
Hoang Pham
hnpham at

Yumi Kim
ykim at
Identification of the signaling cascades regulating meiotic chromosome dynamics
Ofer Rog
ofer.rog at
Dynamics of chromosome synapsis during meiosis
Simone Koehler
koehler.smn at
Liangyu Zhang
zhangly303 at
Graduate Students
Keith Cheveralls
kcc at
Chromosome conformation and dynamics
Nina Glazier
cglazier at
Asymmetric chromosome inheritance
Ericca Stamper
ericca at
Regulation of meiotic double-strand break formation
Nora Kostow
nora dot kostow at
Regulation of meiotic entry (with Yumi)

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Former lab members

Josh Bayes (post doc, 2009 - 2014)

Gilbert Garcia (tech, 2012 - 2013)

Clara Wang (tech, 2010 - 2013)

Christina Whittle (post doc, 2009 - 2013)

Chitra Kotwaliwale (post doc, 2007 - 2013)

Andrea Dose (staff scientist, 2007 - 2012)

Jonathan Debebe (technician, 2010 - 2012)

Daniel He (technician, 2009 - 2012)

Regina Rillo (graduate student, 2007 - 2011)

Nicola Harper (graduate student, 2007 - 2011)

David Wynne (graduate student, 2005 - 2010)

Jacqueline Chretin (graduate student, 2006 - 2011)

Roshni Kasad (graduate student, 2005 - 2009)

Aya Sato (graduate student, 2007 - 2009)

Sarah Afzal (undergraduate student/research associate, 2008-2010)

Needhi Bhalla (postdoc, 2002-2008) Assistant professor, UC Santa Cruz

Sara Jover Gil (postdoc, 2005-2008)

Carolyn Phillips (graduate student, 2001-2008) Postdoctoral researcher, Ruvkun lab, Harvard Medical School

Stacia Rodenbusch (graduate student, 2004-2008) Research Associate, UC Berkeley (Cell Biology and Physiology lab course design)

David Zhang (undergraduate student, 2006-2008) Medical student, Mt. Sinai Medical School

Kate Zelenova (graduate student, 2005-2007) Life Sciences Division Manager, Axxiem Web Solutions

Pete Carlton (postdoc, 2001-2005) Associate Specialist, Sedat lab, UC San Francisco

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