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Gottschalk Lab Team

Principal Investigator

Rachel A. Gottschalk, PhD Follow Gottschalk Lab on Twitter

Principal Investigator

BS – Biology – Emory University

PhD – Immunology – Weill Cornell Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences / Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Laboratory of Dr. James Allison

Postdoc – National Institutes of Health, Laboratory of Systems Biology, Laboratory of Dr. Ronald Germain

Rachel Gottschalk - Gottschalk Lab

Current Lab Members

Laura Strube

Postdoctoral Researcher

BS – Mathematics and Biology – University of Texas as Tyler

MS – Mathematics – University of Utah

PhD – Mathematics – University of Utah

Postdoc – Department of Mathematics and Department of Biological Sciences – Virginia Tech

Karsen Shoger

Research Technician

BS – Biology – University of Pittsburgh

MS – Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

Brandon Michalides

Research Technician

BS – Biology – Indiana University of Pennsylvania

MS – Biology – Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Brandon Michalides - Gottschalk Lab

Neha Cheemalavagu

PhD student, Joint CMU-Pitt PhD Program in Computational Biology

BS – Biology – Case Western Reserve University

Neha Cheemalavagu - Gottschalk Lab

Morgan Jackson-Strong

PhD student, Program in Microbiology and Immunology

BS – Chemistry – Georgia State University

Morgan Jackson - Gottschalk Lab

Sonia Kruszelnicki

PhD Student, Integrative Systems Biology Program

BA – Biochemistry (major), Computer Science and Math (minors) – New York University

K. Bajpai

Undergraduate Researcher

Abigail Sekyere

Undergraduate Researcher

Former Lab Members

McKenna Vettori

Undergraduate Researcher
McKenna Vettori - Gottschalk Lab

Thien Ngan (Vi) Do

Undergraduate Researcher
Thien Ngan (Vi) Do - Gottschalk Lab

Yuqi (Maya) Cao

Research Technician

Samuel Botta

Undergraduate Researcher