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
Email: emilia.galperin@uky.edu
Phone: (859) 323-1796
Erin Oakley
Post-Doctoral Fellow
BS - Biology, Centre College, Danville, KY
PhD - Physiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
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
Kelly Jones
Graduate student
B.S. in Biology from Eastern Illinois University
B.A. in English from Governors State University
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:

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