Department of Biochemistry

Former Lab Members

Postdoctoral Fellows

Name Graduation Year Status
Manish Pathak, PhD 2011 CEO, Gyankatta
Michael Murphy, PhD 2013 Microlytic, Inc.
Kristal Maner-Smith, PhD 2016 Director/Scientist, Emory Integrated Metabolomics & Lipidomics Core (EIMLC)
Michael Tuntland, PhD 2017 Mode of Action Biochemist; Corteva Agriscience
Mireille El Bejjani, MD 2017 Medical Doctor, Al Jalila Children’s Hospital (Dubai, UAE)
Denise C. Okafor, PhD 2020 Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and of Chemistry at Penn State University 
Elizabeth Millings, PhD 2021 Regeneron

Graduate Students

Name Graduation Year Status
Jen Colucci 2013 Senior Research Specialist; Emory University Department of Biochemistry
Paul Musille 2014 Project Manager, Rialtic
Eric Armstrong 2014 Faculty; Montgomery Bell Academy Preparatory School
Will Hudson 2015 Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
Jeffrey Kohn 2016 Postdoctoral Fellow; Rockefeller University
Emily Rye Weikum 2017 Scientific Director, Bold Science
Regan Esposito 2018 Chief Content Officer: eSports News Organization
Suzanna Mays 2018 Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow: Center for Genomic Regulation (Barcelona, Spain)
Matthew Tillman 2020 Rawls Lab, Duke University
Emma D’Agostino 2020 Associate Scientific Director, Virgo Health
Matt Tillman 2021

 Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University

Other lab members/visitors

Name Graduation Year Status
June Keay 2008 Visiting Student from the University of Oregon
Kirti Desphande 2008 Research Specialist
Sean Carroll 2009 Manager: Axcella
Conner Carter 2010 Visiting Student from Morehouse
Christine Youn 2011 Emory Summer Undergraduate Research (SURE) Fellow
Austin Herbst 2014 Emory Summer Undergraduate Research (SURE) Fellow
Monah Clark 2015 Emory Summer Undergraduate Research (SURE) Fellow
Ayushi Sharma 2018 Medical Student at William Beaumong School of Medicine
Yashuo Wang 2018 Ocean University of China
Heather Donaldson 2019 Emory Healthcare