(773) 702-6795 nelson@uchicago.edu

Lab members

Deborah J. Nelson, Ph.D.

Deborah J. Nelson, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator, Professor

Dr. Nelson obtained her PhD in Physiology from the University of California at Los Angeles in the laboratory of Dr. Ernest M. Wright. She completed postdoctoral training in the laboratory of Dr. Bernd Lindemann at the Universitat des Saarlandes in Homburg, Germany and in the laboratory of Dr. Frederick Sachs at SUNY Buffalo. Dr. Nelson has been a faculty member at the University of Chicago since 1985 where she is currently a Professor in the Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology and a member of the Committee on Cell Physiology, Committee on Neurobiology and the Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition.

nelson@uchicago.edu

Vladimir Riazanski, Ph.D.

Vladimir Riazanski, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor

Dr. Riazanski completed postgraduate research in the laboratory of Dr. Heinz Beck at Bonn University Clinic for Epileptology in Bonn, Germany and obtained his PhD in Biophysics from the Instutute of Cell Biophysics at Pushchino, Russia. He completed postdoctoral training in the laboratory of Dr. Istvan Mody at the University of California at Los Angeles and in the Human Brain Lab at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Riazanski had a docent position at the Yakutsk State Univerity in Russia. He joined the lab in December 2008.

vryazanskiy@uchicago.edu

Maria Novokreshchenova, Ph.D.

Maria Novokreshchenova, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist

Dr. Novokreshchenova received her MS, and PhD from the Moscow State University (Russia) in Dr. T. Ezhova lab.  During her PhD she studied the molecular genetic mechanisms of the response to abiotic stress in a mutant plants of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh.

mariianovokreshchenova@gmail.com

Zihao Sui

Zihao Sui

Undergraduate Student

Zihao Sui is an undergraduate student intending to major in Cell Biology. She is currently working as an assistant in the Nelson Lab.

zsui@uchicago.edu

Lauria Sun

Lauria Sun

Undergraduate Student

Lauria is an undergraduate student pursuing a biology major with the intent to enter into medicine. She is currently working as an assistant in the Nelson lab.

lauria@uchicago.edu

Former Lab members

Gerardo Mauleon Ramos

Adriana Zimnika

Ben Yoshor

Deniz Eracar

Koen Breyne

Nathalie Callaert

Mary Brown

Aida Gabdulkhakova

Vanessa Angelova

Pavel Schevchenko

Lucy Deriy

Erwin Gomez

Brandy Lee

Laurel Farmer