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Our Team

Wendy W. K. Mok, Ph.D.

Wendy W. K. Mok, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator

Education and Training

2013-2018
Postdoc (Revson Postdoctoral Fellow 2016-2018)
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Advisor: Professor Mark Brynildsen

2007-2012
Ph.D. (NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Scholar)
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
Advisor: Professor Yingfu Li

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Maria Rocha Granados, Ph.D.

Maria C. Rocha Granados, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Education and Training

2012-2018
Ph.D.: University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Department of Microbiology

2009-2011
M.Sc.: Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Graduate Students

Patricia Hare, B.A.

Brandon Byrd, BSc.
M.D./Ph.D. Program Student

 

Education and Training

2013-2017
BSc. in Biochemistry, Louisiana State University

 

Patricia Hare, B.A.

Patricia Hare, B.A.
D.M.D./Ph.D. Program Student

 

Education and Training

2013-2017
B.A. in Chemistry (Biochemistry Concentration), Carleton College

 

Angela M. Demarco

Angela M. DeMarco, B.Eng.
Ph.D. Program Student

 

Education and Training

2016-2020
B.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering, Wentworth Institute of Technology

 

Travis Lagree, BSc.

Travis LaGree, BSc.
Ph.D. Program Student

 

Education and Training

2016-2020
BSc. in Biology and Forensic Science, University of New Haven

 

Undergraduate Students

Stephanie Schofield

Stephanie Schofield
Health Research Program Student

Education and Training

2019-present
Rising Junior: University of Connecticut
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

 

Dental Research Students

Mishil Nana

Mishil Nana
UConn Health Dental Research Student

Education and Training

2020-present
UConn School of Dental Medicine

 

Ryan Higgins

Ryan Higgins
UConn Health Dental Research Student

Education and Training

2020-present
UConn School of Dental Medicine

 

Former Members

Andrew Taylor (June 2021-August 2021) high school researcher

Hanna Englander, BSc. (May 2019-May 2021) Undergraduate researcher/thesis student, NIH IRTA Postbac

Blesing Zenick, BSc. (May 2019-November 2020) Postbaccalaureate researcher, currently in medical school (American University of Antigua)

Isabella Gregor (August 2020-October 2020) remote high school student

Alyssa Matz, BSc. (June 2019-August 2019) Ph.D. program rotation student, currently in Zhou Lab at UConn Health Immunology