PEOPLE

We are in the process of growing our team. See the Open Position page for information!


Principal Investigator

Maggie Lam, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine

Maggie is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She received her bachelor degree in biology (hon.) and computer science (min.) at the University of Waterloo and her doctorate degree in Chemistry at the University of Hong Kong, followed by postdoctoral training at the University of California at Los Angeles. Her research interest is in understanding protein homeostasis and dynamics in cardiovascular and fibrotic diseases. Outside the lab, she likes building miniatures, horror movies, and Square Enix games.



Fellows, Staff, and Students

Postdoctoral Fellow Erin Han, Ph.D.

Erin received her Ph.D. in biochemistry from CU Boulder in August 2018, where she developed several fluorescence imaging tools in Dr. Amy Palmer's lab to visualize protein-protein and protein-RNA interactions. For her postdoctoral research project, Erin is focusing on characterizing the regulation of alternative splicing and expression of protein isoforms in aging-relate cardiac hypertrophy in animal models. Outside the lab, Erin enjoys spending time with her family in beautiful Colorado.


Professional Research Assistant Cody Thomas, B.Sc.

Cody is a life science research professional who joined our lab in August 2017. Born and raised in Colorado, he received his Bachelor's degree in Chemical and Biological Engineering from the University of Colorado in Boulder in May 2017. His work focuses on managing and overseeing the various day to day tasks within the lab. Away from the lab, he enjoys hiking, snowboarding, video games, and binge watching cooking shows.


Undergraduate Assistant Julianna Wright

Julianna is a biology major at the University of Colorado Denver.



Alums

Vishantie Dostal, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow

Current: Senior Scientist at Parexel

Silas Wood, B.Sc. Graduate Student

Current: Biotechnology Program at CU

Ian LaCroix, B.Sc. Rotation Student (Fall 2020)

Current: STBB PhD Program at CU

Sara Wennersten, B.Sc. Professional Research Assistant

Current: Bioinformatics PhD Student at UAB

Yasmeen Ashour Undergraduate Assistant