Department Directory
Administration
Merry L. Lindsey
Chair and Stokes-Shackleford Professor
Director-Center for Heart &
Vascular Research
402-836-9274
DRC 5005
Rebekah L. Gundry
Professor & Vice-Chair
Director, CardiOmics Program and Assistant Chief for Basic & Translational Research in Cardiovascular Medicine
402-836-9930
DRC 5042
LTC 12706
Cindy R. Norton
Administrator II
402-559-4429
DRC 5005
Administrative Staff
Cindy R. Norton
Administrator II
402-559-4429
DRC 5005
Charice Bryson
Office Associate
402-559-3361
DRC 5005
Kim Kavan
Office Associate
402-559-4426
DRC 5005
Deb Davis
Accounting Technician
402-559-7761
DRC 5005
Emeritus Faculty
Francis J. Clark
Professor
 
Michael D. Mann
Professor
 
Kurtis G. Cornish
Professor
 
George J. Rozanski
Professor
 
Dr. Boesen's Lab
Erika Boesen
Associate Professor
402-559-6055
DRC 6044
Del Dsouza
Research Technician
402-559-2479
DRC 6030
Dr. Carmines’ Lab
Pamela K. Carmines
Professor
Executive Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
402-559-9343
DRC 6046
ARS 2004A
Dr. Case’s Lab
Adam Case
Assistant Professor
Director of Physiological Environmental
Research Facility
402-559-3078
DRC 5008
Safwan Elkhatib
Graduate Student

DRC 5020
Cassandra Moshfegh
Graduate Student

DRC 5020
Gabrielle (Gabby) Watson
Research Technologist I

DRC 5020
Dr. Gao’s Lab
Lie Gao
Assistant Professor
402-559-8491
DRC 5010
Dr. Gundry
Rebekah L. Gundry
Professor & Vice-Chair
Director, CardiOmics Program and Assistant Chief for Basic & Translational Research in Cardiovascular Medicine

402-836-9930
DRC 5042
LTC 12706

Christopher Ashwood
Postdoctoral Research Associate
402-836-9802
LTC 12706A
Maria Burkovetskaya
Research Technologist
402-836-9798
LTC 12706
Maia Kelly
Postdoctoral Research Associate
402-836-9798
LTC 12706
Melinda Wojtkiewicz
Research Coordinator
402-836-9798
LTC 12706
Linda Berg Luecke
MCW Graduate Student
402-836-9798
LTC 12706
Dr. Hackfort
Bryan Hackfort
Instructor
Director of Echocardiography Imaging Core
402-559-4372
DRC 5042
Dr. Lindsey's Lab
Merry L. Lindsey
Stokes-Shackleford Professor and Chair,
Director-Center for Heart &
Vascular Research
402-836-9274
DRC 5005F
Shelby Konfrst
Research Technologist I
402-559-9354
DRC 5026
Mediha Becirovic Agic
Postdoctoral Research Associate
402-559-9354
DRC 5026
Upendra Chalise
Graduate Student
402-559-9354
DRC 5026
Michael John Daseke
UMMC Graduate Student
402-559-9354
DRC 5026
Dr. Mishra's Lab
Paras Mishra
Associate Professor
402-559-8524
DRC 5047
Santosh Yadav
Postdoctoral Research Associate
402-559-5066
DRC 5060
Hamid Shahshahan
Research Technologist I
402-559-5066
DRC 5060
Tyler Kambis
Graduate Student
402-559-5066
DRC 5060
Sumit Kar
Graduate Student
402-559-5066
DRC 5060
Dr. Padanilam’s Lab
Babu J. Padanilam
Professor
402-559-3575
DRC 6014
Heeseong Jang
Instructor
402-559-3824
DRC 6026
Mira Noh
Postdoctoral Research Associate
402-559-3824
DRC 6026
Ligyeom Ha
Research Technologist I
402-559-3824
DRC 6026
Dr. Patel’s Lab
Kaushik P. Patel
Professor
402-559-8369
DRC 5052
Neeru Sharma
Assistant Professor
402-559-2889
DRC 5056
Shyam Nandi
Instructor
402-559-2889
DRC 5056
Dr. Sansom’s Lab
Steven C. Sansom
Professor
402-559-2919
DRC 6013
Dr. Schultz’s Lab
Harold D. Schultz
Professor
402-559-7167
DRC 5046
Rebecca Sampathkumar
Research Technologist
402-559-5704
DRC 5032
Kajal Kamra
Graduate Student
402-559-5704
DRC 5032
Dr. Zimmerman’s Lab
Matthew C. Zimmerman
Associate Professor
402-559-7842
DRC 5044
Sarah Schlichte
Graduate Student
402-559-7483
DRC 5028
Dr. Zucker’s Lab
Irving Zucker
Professor
402-559-7161
DRC 5005
Kaye Talbitzer
Researcher
402-559-6478
DRC 5070
Li Yu
Research Technologist I
402-559-7468
DRC 5068
Tara Rudebush
Research Technologist I
402-559-7468
DRC 5068
Anyun (May) Ma
Research Technologist I
402-559-8523
DRC 5064
Ahmed Wafi
Graduate Student
402-559-7468
DRC 5066
Courtesy Faculty
Dr. Chatzizisis' Lab
Ioannis Chatzizisis
Associate Professor
402-559-4224
LTC 8742
Dr. Li's Lab
Yulong Li
Professor
402-559-3016
DRC 6047
Huiyin Tu
Instructor
402-559-5922
DRC 6028
Dongze Zhang
Instructor
402-559-5922
DRC 6028
Junliang Qian
Graduate Student
402-559-5922
DRC 6028
Dr. Pipinos' Lab
Iraklis Pipinos
Professor
402-559-9549
SWH 5042
Dr. Porter's Lab
Thomas Porter
Professor
402-559-8150
UT1 6148A
Dr. Roy’s Lab
Shyamal K. Roy
Professor
402-559-6163
DRC2 4030
Dr. Schiller's Lab
Alicia Schiller
Assistant Professor
402-559-9762
LTC 10732
Dr. Sisson's Lab 
Joseph H. Sisson
Professor
402-559-8834
DRC2 1067
Dr. Thoreson's Lab
Wallace Thoreson
Professor
402-559-2019
DRC 4026
Cassandra Hays
Graduate Student
402-559-9086
DRC 4026
Dr. Wang’s Lab
Hanjun (Harry) Wang
Assistant Professor
402-559-2493
DRC 5012
Juan Hong
Postdoctoral Research Associate
402-559-8523
DRC 5064
Taija Hahka
Graduate Student
402-559-8523
DRC 5064
Zhiqiu (Claire) Xia
Graduate Student
402-559-8523
DRC 5064