Lab Personnel

Emmanuel Blay, PhD
Postdoctoral Trainee

PhD, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan.

Duc-Cuong Bui, PhD
Postdoctoral Trainee

PhD, Molecular Microbiology, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea  

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.

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Aaron Jensen, (PhD Candidate)

BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney

Lisa Jorgenson, (PhD Candidate)

BS, University of South Dakota, SD 
Lisa is currently studying vesicular interactions between the host cell and the chlamydial inclusion.

 

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 

 

 

 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