Ram Savan, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Immunology Dr. Ram Savan received his PhD in 2004 from Kagoshima University in Japan. He completed postdoctoral training in the Laboratory of Experimental Immunology at the National Cancer Institute in 2011. He joined the Department of Immunology as an Assistant Professor in 2011 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2017. Contact: email@example.com
Snehal Ozarkar, M.S. Research Scientist & Lab Manager - from Mumbai, India Snehal completed her M.S. in Biology from Wayne State University, Department of Biological Sciences, Detroit, MI. Snehal joined the Ram lab in 2013. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Johannes Schwerk, Ph.D. Senior Fellow - from Hoheneggelsen, Germany Hannes received his PhD in Infection Biology in 2014 from Hannover Medical School in Germany. He joined the Ram Lab in 2014. He is investigating the role of RNA binding proteins during infections and was funded by a postdoctoral research fellowship from the German Research Foundation (DFG) from June 2016 - May 2018. Contact: email@example.com
Adriana Forero, Ph.D. Senior Fellow - from Barranquilla, Colombia Adriana received her PhD in Molecular Virology and Microbiology in 2014 from the University of Pittsburgh. She received postdoctoral training in the application of Systems Biology approaches to understanding infectious disease at the University of Washington. Adriana joined the Ram Lab in the spring of 2016. Adriana is currently a fellow of the Cardiovascular Pathology Training Grant. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lomon So, Ph.D. Senior Fellow - from Seoul, South Korea Solomon received his PhD from the University of California, Irvine in 2015 in the laboratory of David Fruman studying the role of mRNA translation initiation during lymphocyte activation. Lomon joined the Ram Lab in 2016. Solomon is currently funded by the T32 immunology training grant. Contact: email@example.com
Matthew Hendricks, Ph.D. Senior Fellow - from Richland, WA Matt received his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh in 2017 in the laboratory of Jennifer Bomberger studying the interactions between bacteria, viruses and host airway epithelial cells during respiratory viral co-infection in the lung. He joined the Ram Lab in the summer of 2018. Matt is currently funded by the T32 Diseases of public health importance through the Pathobiology program. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Frank Soveg Ph.D. Candidate, Immunology - from Cicero, IL Frank graduated from Southern Illinois University in 2013 with a B.S. in zoology. Following this, he studied leukocyte recruitment during allergic disease in the laboratory of Joan Cook-Mills at Northwestern University. He joined the Ram lab in 2016. Frank is currently funded by the CMB training grant. He was recently awarded the F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award . Contact: email@example.com
Julian Smith Graduate Student, Immunology - from La Mirada, CA Julian graduated from the University of California, Irvine in 2014 with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. After graduating he studied blood-brain barrier breakdown and repair in the context of neuroinflammation in the laboratory of Dritan Agalliu at Columbia University. Julian joined the Ram Lab in 2018. Julian is currently funded by the T32 immunology training grant.
Stephen Parker Research Assistant Volunteer Stephen is an undergraduate volunteer and Microbiology major at the University of Washington. Stephen started during the summer of 2018.
Vy Nguyen Research Assistant Volunteer - from Lynnwood, WA Vy is a second-year undergraduate studying Biochemistry at the University of Washington. She joined the Ram Lab in 2018. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org