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Azam Baharlouei

PhD Student

Azam Baharlouei

Life Science III, 1013
Phone: 618-453-2930
E‑mail: baharlouei@siu.edu

Field:
Metabolic and genomic characterization of biofuel producing microbes

Degrees:
MS, 2009, Biotechnology Engineering, Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran
BS, 2003, Plant Breeding and Agronomy Engineering, Shahrekord University, Iran

Advisor:
Scott Hamilton-Brehm


Amanda Blocker

MS student

Life Science III, 1011
Phone:
E‑mail:
a.blocker23@siu.edu

Field:
Developmental Regulation in Chlamydia

Degrees:
BS, 2019, Microbiology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Advisor:
Derek Fisher


Lakshika Dissanayake

MS Student

Life Science II, 139
Phone: 618-303-5298
Email:
lakshika.dissanayakemudiyanselage@siu.edu

Field:
Synthetic microbiology and metabolic engineering

Degrees:
M. Sc., 2019, Biotechnology, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
B. Sc., 2016, Applied Biology (Specialization in Microbiology), Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

Advisor:
Dr. Lahiru Jayakody


April Hasket

MS Student

Lindegren, 7
Phone: 618-453-2520
E‑mail: ahaskett11801@siu.edu

Field:
Characterization of the Hawaiian Bobtail squid alkaline phosphatase, EsAP1

Degrees:
BS, 2016, Biology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Advisor:
Bethany Rader


Besmir Hyseni

MS Student

Life Science II, 126
Phone: 618-453-7984
E-mail: 
besmir.hyseni@siu.edu

Field:
Immunology, Host-Pathogen Interactions

Degrees:
BS, 2019, Biological Sciences at University of Prishtina, Kosovo
 
Advisor:
Vjollca Konjufca


Shiomi Kuwabara

MS Student

Life Science III, 1011
Phone: 618-453-3249
E-mail: 
shiomi.kuwabara@siu.edu

Field:
Developmental Regulation in Chlamydia 

Degrees:
BS, 2018, Biotechnology, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Advisor:
Derek Fisher


Trevor Murphy

MS student

Life Science III, 1013
Phone: 
E-mail: 
tmurphy@siu.edu

Field:
Bioinformatic analysis of extremophilic microorganisms

Degrees:
BS, 2019, Microbiology, Southern Illinois University

Advisor:
Scott Hamilton-Brehm


Nita Shillova

MS Student

Nita Shillova

Life Science II, 126
Phone: 618-453-7984
E‑mail: nita.shillovaa@gmail.com

Field:
Immunology, Host-Pathogen Interactions

Degrees:
BS, 2017, Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Jacobs University, Bremen

Advisor:
Vjollca Konjufca


Erik Velkme

MS Student

Life Science III, 1011
Phone:
E‑mail: erik.velkme@siu.edu

Field:
Molecular biology of Cyanobacteria

Degrees:
BS, 2015, Biology, Michigan State University

Advisor:
Scott Hamilton-Brehm

 


Ellen Werderitsch

MS Student

Life Science III, 1057
Phone:
E‑mail:
ewerderitsch@siu.edu

Field:
Host-microbe interactions and innate immunology of the squid/vibrio model system

Degrees:
BS, 2019, Microbiology, Southern Illinois University

Advisor:
Bethany Rader