People

Principal Investigator:

Amanda M. Jamieson, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, MMI)
B.A. Biology, Carleton College, 1997
Ph.D. Molecular and Cell Biology, 2004
amanda_jamieson@brown.edu
@amandamjamieson

Current Lab Members:

Holly Tran (Lab Manager/Research Assistant, 2015-Present)
B.S. Biology, University of Rhode Island, 2013
M.S. Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Rhode Island, 2015
holly_tran@brown.edu

 

William Henry (Research Assistant, 2015-Present)
william_henry@brown.edu

 

 

Meredith Crane, Ph.D. (Post-doctoral Researcher/Investigator, 2015-Present)
B.A. Biology, Colby College, 2004
Ph.D. Pathobiology, Brown University, 2012
meredith_crane@brown.edu

 

Nivea Farias Luz, Ph.D. (Post-doctoral Researcher, 2019-Present)
Bachelors in Biology, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil, 2008
Master in Experimental Pathology, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 2011
Ph.D. Human Pathology, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Salvador, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil, 2015
nivea_farias_luz@brown.edu


Kayla Lee
(Graduate Student, 2017-Present)
B.A. Biology, Brown University, 2015
kayla_lee@brown.edu
Research Interests: I am interested in discovering new host tolerance mechanisms to pulmonary viral/bacterial coinfections.


Gregory Serpa
(Graduate Student, 2016-Present)
B.A. Zoology: Genetics and Pre-Medicine, Ohio Wesleyan University, 2015
gregory_serpa@brown.edu
Research Interests: My thesis project is focused on discovering the immunotoxicity of electronic cigarettes. I employ in vitro and in vivo exposure methods in conjunction with infection by clinically relevant pulmonary pathogens to determine the impacts of vaping on the lung.

Ethan FitzGerald (Graduate Student, 2017-Present)
B.S. Biochemistry, B.A. Political Science, Wheaton College, MA, 2016
ethan_fitzgerald@brown.edu

 

Alex Jordon (Graduate Student, 2019-Present)
B.S Biochemistry, Molecular, and Cellular Biology, University of New Hampshire, 2015
alexander_jordon@brown.edu
Research Interests:  I am interested in the innate immune response to sterile cutaneous wounds.

 

Marie Piatski (Undergraduate Researcher)

Zinab Eisa (Undergraduate Researcher)

 

Former Lab Members:

Yasmine Abbey (Leadership Alliance Summer Student)

Nari Lee (Undergraduate Researcher, 2015-2018)

Lillian Dominguez (Undergraduate Researcher, 2015-2018)
Currently: MD Student, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Tammy Yu (Undergraduate Researcher, 2015-2018)
Currently: MD Student, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Kayla Dwyer (Undergraduate Researcher, 2015-2018)
Currently: MPH Program, Yale University

Christina Woo (Undergraduate Researcher, 2015-2018)

Yun (Ryan) Xu (Graduate Student, 2013-2018)

Vishwanath Betapudi (Undergraduate Researcher, 2017-2018)

Nicholas Renton (Undergraduate Researcher)

Karisma Chhabria (Undergraduate Researcher)

Cole Guillemin (Undergraduate Researcher)