Directory

Directory

Taylor Armstrong

Graduate Research Assistant
Place Laboratory

Taylor Armstrong is a PhD student working in the lab of Dr. Allen Place at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology.

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Office Room: 
3079
410-234-8841

Tsvetan Bachvaroff

Research Assistant Professor
Bachvaroff Laboratory
  • DNA sequence analysis from data collection, assembly, annotation and phylogeny

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Office Room: 
3046
410-234-8849

Anya Byrd

Graduate Research Assistant
Chung Laboratory

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Office Room: 
4077
410-234-8851
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Som Chatterjee

Assistant Professor
Chatterjee Laboratory

Our laboratory is interested in understanding the fundamental biological principles that lead to Staphylococcus aureus infections, an impo

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Office Room: 
5050
410-234-8890

Aditi Chatterjee

Postdoctoral Fellow
Chatterjee Laboratory

For her undergraduate degree, Dr. Chatterjee graduated with honors in microbiology from the University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India.

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Office Room: 
5081
410-234-8891

Feng Chen

Professor
Chen Laboratory
  • Marine viruses: isolation, physiology, biogeography, genomics and metagenomics of viruses in aquatic environments

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Office Room: 
4047
410-234-8866

J. Sook Chung

Professor
Chung Laboratory
  • Neuroendocrine regulation on crustacean physiology of molting, growth, reproduction, sex differentiation and stress responses

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Office Room: 
4044
410-234-8841

Shiladitya DasSarma

Professor
DasSarma Laboratory
  • Post-genomics and biotechnology of salt-loving, radiation-tolerant, and cold-adapted extremophiles

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Office Room: 
5047
410-234-8847

Helen Dooley

Assistant Professor
Dooley Laboratory
  • Comparative immunology focused on cartilaginous fish
  • Development of new technologies/therapies to understand, diagnose, and treat human and animal disease

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Office Room: 
4043
410-234-8837

Shaojun "Jim" Du

Professor
Du Laboratory
  • Developmental biology, muscle biology, and genetics
  • Genetic regulation of muscle and bone development

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Office Room: 
3039
410-234-8854

Luke Feeney

Lab Assistant
Place Laboratory

Luke Feeney is a Lab Assistant working in Dr. Allen Place's lab in the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology.

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Office Room: 
3079
410-234-8841

Shadaesha Green

Graduate Research Assistant
Chung Laboratory

Shadaesha is a graduate of Hampton University, where she received a B.S. in Marine and Environmental Science and a minor in Biology.

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Office Room: 
4077
410-234-8851

Russell Hill

Professor and Executive Director
  • Diversity and roles of microbial symbionts associated with marine invertebrates, in particular sponges

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Office Room: 
5083
410-234-8802

Rosemary Jagus

Professor
Jagus Laboratory
  • Translational control of gene expression
  • Regulation of gene activity during early development

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Office Room: 
3037
410-234-8822

Yufeng Jia

Graduate Research Assistant
Chen Laboratory

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Office Room: 
4070
410-234-8867
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Miranda Judd

Graduate Research Assistant
Place Laboratory

Miranda Judd is a Ph.D. student working in the lab of Dr. Allen Place at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology.

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Office Room: 
3079/3072
410-234-8829

Feng Ke

Visiting Research Associate
Zohar Laboratory

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Office Room: 
3075
571-508-9369

Kunpeng Li

Laboratory Research Specialist
Li Laboratory

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Office Room: 
5079
410-234-8864

Yantao Li

Associate Professor
Li Laboratory
  • Micoalgal molecular biology and lipid biochemistry
  • Metabolic engineering for biofuels and bioproducts

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Office Room: 
5051
410-234-8833

Hanzhi Lin

Assistant Research Scientist
Hill Laboratory

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Office Room: 
4079
410-234-8843

Molly Pickel

Assistant to the Executive Director and Communications and Outreach Coordinator

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410-234-8802

Allen Place

Professor
BAS Lab
CAS Lab
Place Laboratory
  • Elucidation of the molecular mechanisms that permit organisms to adapt to unique diets, environments, and interactions (symbiosis)

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Office Room: 
3044
410-234-8828
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Steven Rodgers

PhD Candidate and ARC Manager
ARC
Place Laboratory

Steven Rodgers works fulltime for UMBC as the manager of the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology’s Aquaculture Research Center.

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Office Room: 
G-049E
410-234-8819

Keiko Saito

Research Assistant Professor
ARC
Saito Laboratory
  • Aquatic microbial ecology and aquacultural microbiology

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Office Room: 
5043
410-234-8820

Harold Schreier

Associate Professor
Schreier Laboratory
  • Nitrogen and sulfur cycles of marine recirculating aquaculture systems
  • Nitrogen fixation in the gut of a wood-eating catfish

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Office Room: 
5042
410-234-8874

Ana Sosa

Graduate Research Assistant
Chen Laboratory

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Office Room: 
4047
410-234-8867

Kevin Sowers

Associate Director and Professor
Sowers Laboratory
  • Biology of methanogenic archaea
  • Anaerobic conversion of organic wastes to biomethane

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Office Room: 
5045
410-234-8878

Vikram Vakharia

Professor
Vakharia Laboratory
  • Viral pathogenesis of fish rhabdoviruses
  • Development of novel vaccines for economically important fish pathogens

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Office Room: 
5049
410-234-8880

Kui Wang

Visiting Senior Researcher
Chen Laboratory

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Office Room: 
4070
410-234-8867

Tao Wang

Graduate Research Assistant
Chung Laboratory
Wong Laboratory

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Office Room: 
4077
410-234-8841

Ernest Williams

Senior Faculty Research Assistant
BAS Lab
CAS Lab
Place Laboratory

Ernest Williams is a Research Associate and part-time PhD student in the lab of Dr. Allen Place.

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Office Room: 
3079
410-234-8829

Jens Wira

Graduate Research Assistant
Place Laboratory

Jens Wira is a Ph.D. student working in the lab of Dr. Allen Place at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology.

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Office Room: 
3079/3081
410-234-8829

Ten-Tsao Wong

Assistant Professor
ARC
Wong Laboratory
  • Molecular, cellular and applied aspects of fish germ cell biology, reproductive physiology and vaccine development

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Office Room: 
5044
410-234-8876

Rui Xu

Graduate Research Assistant
Du Laboratory

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Office Room: 
3077
410-234-8855

Lan Xu

Graduate Research Assistant
Wong Laboratory

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Office Room: 
5014
410-234-8877

Nilli Zmora

Associate Research Scientist
Zohar Laboratory

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Office Room: 
3075/3077
410-234-8825
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Yonathan Zohar

Professor and Chair, UMBC Dept. of Marine Biotechnology, Director of ARC
ARC
Zohar Laboratory
  • Fish reproductive physiology and molecular endocrinology
  • Broodstock management and hatchery technologies
  • Biotechnology for sustainable aquaculture
  • Environmentally responsible recirculating marine aquaculture

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Office Room: 
3041
410-234-8803