Aaron is a professor in the department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology at the University of Chicago. He is a member of the Committee on Genetics, Genomics, and Systems Biology, as well as the Committee on Microbiology. He supervises the lab including the orchids and succulents. You can find his CV here.
Daniela joined the lab in 2014, but she has worked with ciliates beginning with her graduate education at the University of Camerino, Italy. Her current research focuses on the mechanisms of mucocyst formation in T. thermophila.
Lev joined the lab in 2014, as a second-year undergraduate student at the University of Chicago. His research focused on the bioinformatic inference of gene functions in T. thermophila and developing reverse genetics tools for the diatom Seminavis robusta.
Join our group!
We are looking for motivated graduate students and postdocs who share our interests in membrane trafficking, evolutionary cell biology, and genetics. If you are interested, please contact Aaron.
Former Members and Their Current Positions
Dept. of Cell Biology, Yale University (with Michael Koelle)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Yale University (laboratory of Antonio Giraldez)
Dept of Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin at Madison (with Ed Chapman)
Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Univ. Illinois Urbana-Champaign (laboratory of Jim Miller)
Dept. of Biology, SUNY New Paltz
National Institute of Scientific Education and Research, Bhubaneswar, India
Harvard University (with Richard Losick)
Dept of Human Genetics, University of Utah
Mario Capecchi Endowed Chair in Genetics
Dept. of Molecular Biology, Univ. of Wyoming
Dept. of Surgery, University of New Mexico Albuquerque
Director of Otolaryngology Research
Co-director of Robotic Surgery
Dept. of Oceanography, University of Hawai’I at Manoa
MossRehab Therapy Department
Graduate of Drexel University’s DPT program 2010
Orthopedic Resident, Arcadia University
N. Doane Chilcoat
Director of Applied Technology Systems (ATS), Pioneer Hi-Bred
Sharon Melia (Grogan)
Veterinary doctor, Grayslake, IL