Zachary Lewis – Group Leader
Dr. Kamei is a Japan Society of Promotion for Sciences Research Fellow (2013). He received his B.S. and his PhD from the School of Life Sciences at Toyo University in Japan, where he worked with the model fungus Neurospora crassa to investigate the effects and cellular responses to antifungal drugs. In 2013, he received fellowship from the Japan Society of Promotion for Sciences (DC2&PD). He joined the Lewis lab as a postdoc in 2014
Abigail Courtney –
Abigail Courtney received her B.S in Bioinformatics from Ramapo College of New Jersey, where she investigated salt tolerance in Spartina alterniflora. She joined the graduate program at UGA in 2015, and was awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship in 2016.
Aileen Ferraro received a BS in Biology from Southern Connecticut State University in 2014. From 2014 to 2015, she was a Postgraduate Associate in the department of Microbial Pathogenesis at Yale Medicine, where she studied the role of the Type III secretion system and effector proteins in Shigella flexneri pathogenesis. She joined the UGA graduate program in 2015 and was awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship in 2015.
Eve Basenko – now working as the fungal community outreach liaison for fungidb.com
Kelsey Lynch – currently a PhD student at the University of Washington
Cameron Prybol- currently a PhD student at Stanford Medical school
Takahiko Sasaki – currently an entrepreneur in Japan
Michael Seymour – working as a laboratory technician in the UGA poultry science dept.
Ashley Hagan –