Trey Farmer, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher


B.A. University of Concordia, Nebraska

Ph.D. University of Nebraska Medical Center


Project: Define the molecular mechanisms of mRNA targeting to the MB and the role of the midbody-associated mRNAs during abscission.


I like:  Hanging out with my wife and kids, playing video games, watching sports, hiking, and winter. 


Ke-Jun Han Ph.D



B.S. Tongji Medical University, WuHan, China 

Ph.D. Beijing University Health Center, Beijing, China



1) Post-mitotic inheritance and roles of the midbody

2) The role of Rab40c in regulating cell migration 


Julia Ceglowski, B.A.

Molecular Biology Graduate Program


B.A. Colgate University, London


Project:  Determining the roles of tubulin modifiers in cell division.


I Like:  Camping, skiing, hiking, the office, singing in my car. 

Emily Duncan, B.S.

Molecular Biology Graduate Program


BS: University of Washington

Project:  How ubiquitination regulates invadopodia dynamics during cell migration.


I Like:  hiking, camping, going to concerts, basketball (go Blazers!), reading, collecting Adidas shoes  

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Huxley Hoffman, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher


B.A. Oberlin College

M.Ed. Regis University

Ph.D. University of Denver


Project:  Molecular mechanisms coordinating epithelial cell polarization, lumen formation, and ciliogenesis.


I Like:  Long walks, science fiction, coffee, karaoke. 


Ezra Lencer, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher


B.S. Reed College

Ph.D. Cornell University


Project:  Molecular regulation of cell polarity and function during neural crest cell migration.


I Like:  Books, hiking, cooking, fishing and helping people register to vote. 


Glenn Simon
Ph.D. Student 2002-2008. Research Associate in Dr. Huntington Potter lab at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Jian Jing
Ph.D. Student 2004-2009. Faculty at University of Michigan Ann Arbor.
John Shiel
Ph.D. Student 2007-2012. Senior scientist at Dharmacon Inc.
Carly Willenborg/Childs
Ph.D. Student 2007-2012. Clinical trial coordinator at UC Berkeley.
Dongying Li
Ph.D. Student 2008-2013. Staff Fellow at FDA-National Center for Toxicology Research at Jefferson, AZ.

Abitha Jacob
Ph.D. Student 2011-2016. Cell Therapy Process Development Scientist, PACT Pharma San Francisco.

Alex Blasky
Post-doc 2014-2016. Marketing manager at Thermofisher.

Anthony Mangan
Ph.D. Student 2012-2017. Post-doc in Dr. Heide Ford lab at University of Colorado.

Paulius Gibieza
Ph.D. Student 2015-2019.
Post-doc in Vilma Petrikaite laboratory at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences 

Eric Peterman
Ph.D. Student 2015-2019. Post-Doc in Jeff Rasmussen lab at University of Washington.

Erik Linklater
Ph.D. Student 2015-2021. Senior Scientist at PPD Laboratories, Middleton, Wisconsin.

Cayla Jewett
Ph.D. Student 2015-2021. Post-Doc in Andrew Holland lab. John Hopkins University.