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Katrin Karbstein


Email:  kkarbst@scripps.edu

Position: Associate Professor, Integrative Structural and Computational Biology

  • Vordiplom Chemistry, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
  • Diplom Biochemistry, University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany
  • Ph.D. Biochemistry, Stanford University with Daniel Herschlag
  • Postdoctoral Research, University of California-Berkeley with Jennifer Doudna
Joanne Doherty


Joanne Doherty


Email:  jdoherty@scripps.edu

Position: Staff Scientist, Cancer Biology

  • B.Sc. Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, PQ
  • Research Assistant, Renal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD. Laboratory of Dr. Robert Freund.
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Tumor Cell Biology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN. Laboratory of
    Dr. Charles Sherr.
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Pathology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN. Laboratory of Dr. Paul Mead.
  • Staff Scientist, Dept. of Cancer Biology, Scripps Florida. Laboratory of Dr. John L. Cleveland
  • Senior Staff Scientist, Dept. of Cancer Biology, Scripps Florida. Laboratory of Dr. Min Guo.
Homa Ghalei


Homa Ghalei


Email: hghalei@scripps.edu

Position: Research Associate

  • B.Sc. Cellular and Molecular Biology, Tehran University,Tehran, Iran
  • M.Sc/Ph.D. Molecular Biology Program International Max-Planck Research School, Georg August University, Goettingen, Germany
  • M.Sc X-ray crystallography group, Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen, Germany
  • Ph.D. X-ray Crystallography Group, Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen, Germany
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cellular Biochemistry Department, Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen, Germany; Structural Biochemistry Department, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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Sohail Khoshnevis


Email: skhoshne@scripps.edu

Position: Research Associate

  • Undergraduate Studies in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
  • M.Sc/Ph.D. Molecular Biology Program International Max-Planck Research School, Georg August University, Goettingen, Germany
  • Ph.D. Student, Department of Molecular Structural Biology, Georg August University, Goettingen, Germany
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Molecular Structural Biology, Georg August University, Goettingen, Germany
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Physical Biochemistry, Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen, Germany
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Jason Collins


Email:  jcollin@scripps.edu

Position: Research Associate

  • Baccalaureate in Chemistry and Biochemistry, Area of Concentration: Biochemistry, Minor: Biology, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, Area of Concentration: Biochemistry, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
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Max Ferretti


Email:  mferrett@scripps.edu

Position: Graduate Student, TSRI Graduate Program

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Melissa Parker


Email:  mparker@scripps.edu

Position: Graduate Student, TSRI Graduate Program

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Haina Huang


Email:  hhuang@scripps.edu

Position: Graduate Student, TSRI Graduate Program

 

 

 

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Margaret (Peggy) Harris

Position: Administrative Assistant IIIR
Email:
mharris@scripps.edu
Phone: (561)228-2752



Former Lab Members

Former Post-Docs

Miriam Koch, Ph.D.: Scientist QC at Janssen Vaccines AG

Hari Bhaskaran, Ph.D., Now: Arcturus Therapeutics

Juliette Trepreau, Ph.D., Project Leader in Molecular and Cell Biology, CIMTECH, Universite de Marseilles

Darryl M. Horn, Ph.D., Now: Keystone College, PA

Allison Lamanna, Ph.D., Now: Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Boston University

Hajeong Kim, Ph.D., Biochemistry, Purdue University

Scott Walker, Ph.D., University of Michigan

 

Former Graduate Students

Crystal Young, Ph.D. 2012, Now: Assistant Professor, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida

Bethany Strunk, Ph.D. 2011, Now: Jane Coffins Child Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan

Heather Woolls, Ph.D. 2011, Now: Solo Hill, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Annie Labut, M.S. 2009, Now: NSF International

 

Former Lab Assistants

Melody Campbell, 2010-2011, Now: Postdoc in Yifan Cheng's lab at UCSF

Saundra Mason, 2009-2010, Now: Textbook Editor

 

Former Undergraduates

Elizabeth Potts, Now: University of Florida

Christine Norton, B.S. 2011, Now: Lab Assistant, Baghdoyan Lab, U of M

Silvia Escudero, B.S. 2010, Now: Graduate Student, Harvard Medical School

Jennifer Raymond, B.S. 2008, Now: University of Michigan School of Dentistry

 

Former REU Summer Undergraduates

Jessica Bush

Rebecca Culver, Now: Stanford University

Hans Smith, Now: University of Wisconsin

Hanna Toutkoushian, Now: NSF Predoctoral Fellow, UCSF

Oscar Martinez-Armenta, Augsburg College

Katelyn Doxtader, University of Texas Southwestern

Megan Novak, Now: NSF Predoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University

Elia Wright, University of Michigan

Ariell Joiner, Now: University of Michigan

 

Former High School Interns

Z. Amanda Lee, 2017

Sydney Pincus, 2016-2017, Now: University of Miami

Julia St. Amand, 2016, Now: Brandeis University

Ethan Ward, UCLA

Maria Dattolo, 2015, Now: Tufts University

Angela Liang, 2012 - 2013, Now: Princeton University

Caroline Horrow, 2011-2012, Now: Duke University

Lina Leon, 2010-2011, Now: University of Florida

Announcements

Postdoc Position Available

Graduate Student, Haina Huang, joins the lab! Welcome Haina!

Congratulations to Homa on her position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at Emory University (https://www.biochem.emory.edu/) on October 1, 2017.

Katrin is named an HHMI Faculty Scholar! hhmi

Miriam Koch joins the lab!  Welcome Miriam!

Nickan Khoshnevis is born!  Congratulations Homa and Sohail!

Joanne Doherty joins the lab as Staff Scientist!  Welcome Joanne!

Graduate Student, Melissa Parker, joins the lab!  Welcome Melissa!

Jason Collins joins the lab!  Welcome Jason!

Sohail's poster wins best poster prize at Research Fest!

Ribosome Assembly Meeting in Brussels, August 19-23, 2015!  http://ribosome.scripps.edu

Graduate Student, Lizz Miguet, joins the lab!  Welcome Lizz!

Scripps awarded an NSF REU grant for undergraduate research.

Katrin wins tenure!

Homa's poster wins prize at the Scripps Research Fest!

Homa's poster wins prize at the Ribosome Meeting!

Graduate Student, Max Ferretti, joins the lab!  Welcome Max!

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