Lab Personnel

Laura Fisher-Marvin, PhD (Ouellette Lab Manager)

Nathan Hatch (PhD Candidate)

BS, Wayne State College, NE
Nate is currently studying the effect of codon usage on chlamydial transcriptional responses during amino acid starvation.


Aaron Jensen, (PhD Candidate)

BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney


Lindsey Knight (Rucks Lab Manager)

MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha


Jeonghoon Lee, PhD
Postdoctoral Trainee

PhD, Biological Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea. 
Dr. Lee  is currently studying the polarized cell division mechanism of Chlamydia trachomatis.


Justine Pitzer (Master's student)

BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney


Camille Riffaud, PhD
Post-doctoral Trainee

PhD, University of Rennes 1, France
Camille is currently studying aspects of the cell biology and microbiology of chlamydial persistence 



Vandana Singh, PhD
Post-doctoral Trainee

PhD, Life Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India and CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India


 Natalie Sturd (MD/PhD Candidate)

BA, Carleton College, MN
Research interest: Host-pathogen interactions and modulation of host signaling pathways during infection by C. trachomatis


Ray Widner, (PhD Candidate)

BS, South Dakota State University, SD
My research focus is the effect of eukaryotic SNARE proteins on Chlamydia trachomatis lipid content.


Nick Wood, (PhD Candidate)

BS, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

Former Lab Members:

Emmanuel Blay, PhD
Duc-Cuong Bui, PhD
Lisa Jorgenson, PhD
Macy Olson-Wood, PhD