Meet Our Team:

Emilia Galperin
Principal Investigator
B.Sc. Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Ph.D. Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Postdoctoral fellow, University of Colorado Denver
Phone: (859) 323-1796
Udeep Chawla
Post-Doctoral Fellow
BS - Life Sciences, University of Delhi, New Delhi India
MS - Biosciences, Department of Biosciences, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi India
PhD - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona
HyeIn Jang
Graduate Student
BS - Biotechnology, Yeungnam University, South Korea
Rebecca Norcross
Graduate Student
BS - Biology, Chemistry Minor, Indiana State University
MS - Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky
Patricia Wilson
Research Associate
Born in a small town in West Virginia. Pat attended undergrad at Berea College and received a masters in biology from Eastern Kentucky University
Rebeckah Fairchild
Undergraduate student
Majoring in chemical engineering at University of Kentucky
Demetri Dartis
Visiting REU student

Former Team Members:

  • Erin Oakley
  • Kelly Jones
  • Eun Ryoung Jang
  • Myoungkun Jeoung
  • Tavis Mendez
  • Leobarda Robles Martinez
  • Ping She
  • Lina Abdelmoti
  • Maria Alkhasova
  • Jamal Bryant