Our Lab

Gustavo Maegawa, MD, PhD, FACMGGustavo Maegawa, MD, PhD, FACMG

Principal Investigator
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Interdisciplinary Program – Neuroscience, Microbiology and Immunology
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

 

 

 

 

Priya Shil, B.Sc.Priya Shil, B.Sc.

Bachelor of Science in Microbiology – 2017
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

 

 

 

Vivian GodoyVivian Godoy, B.Sc.

Bachelor of Science in Biology – 2017
University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

 

 

 

 

 

You-Jin JangYou-Jin Jang, Bsc.

Research Technologist
University of Florida – Bachelor in Science – 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

Juan Cabreara MarceloJuan Cabreara Marcelo, Bsc., MSc.

Laboratory Technologist
Master, Microbiology & Cell Science
Bachelor, Microbiology & Zoology
University of Florida, Gainesville

 

 

 

 

 

Past Members

Asaka U. Katabuchi, BSc., MSc.

Technician and lab manager
Master of Life Sciences, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan – 2009
Bachelor of Science, Biology, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan – 2007

Dae Song Jang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
B.S., Dept. of Food Sciences, College of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Seoul, Korea -2001
M.S., Dept. of Pharmaceutical Science, College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. 2003
Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock. 2015

Natalia Gutierrez, BSc.

Lab technician
B.Sc., Chemistry and Biology, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL – 2016

Guimei Tian, M.Sc.

Technician
M.Sc. in Zoology, Dept. of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, China – 2011
B.Sc., in Biology – Dept. of Chemistry and Life Sciences, Quanzhou Normal University, China – 2008

Melani Solomon, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral research fellow
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston (2007-2012)
Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics- Drug Delivery
M.S. in Pharmaceutics- Pharmacokinetics
Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India (2003-2007)
Bachelors in Pharmacy, Gold medalist

Haifeng Geng, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park (UMCP) – Environmental Molecular Biology/Biotechnology  – 2011
M.S., in Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology – Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China – 2003
B.Sc., in Marine Biology – Ocean University of Qingdao, China – 1998

Dan-Ju Tso, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D., University of Pittsburg – Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology – 2010
M.S., in Institute of Biotechnology – National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan – 2000

Jameson Ribbens, B.Sc.

Lab tech (2009-2013) B.Sc., Nutrition Science, minors in Biochemistry and Biology – 2009;
Dental School, University of Minnesota, (2013 – present)

Shilpa A. Patil, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral research fellow (2013), The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY (2006 – 2012)
Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering – Glycobiology and biochemistry
University of Mumbai – Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), India (2002 – 2006)
B.S. in Chemical Engineering with Distinction Honors

Maria Laura Reategui

Undergraduate
Molecular and Cellular Biology and Romance Languages – current
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD

Meeka Garcia, BSc.

Premedical fellow
NIH Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award Fellow (Dr. Larry W. Fisher) – current
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
BSc. Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry – University of Missouri, Columbia, MO – 2013

Alvaro Reategui

Undergraduate
Sciences in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Romance Languages, Johns Hopkins University

Kristen L. Pusateri, BSN, RN

Clinical Research Nurse (2013), Lysosomal Storage Disease Program – BSN, University of Maryland Baltimore – 2012,
BS, Interior Design, Virginia Tech, 2004

Arica Guthrie, RN

Clinical Research RN
BSc. Biology – Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Rochester, NY – 2003
Associated Degree Nursing – Frederick Community College (FCC), Frederick, MD – 2011
BSN – Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD – current