Natalie Solonenko
, Laboratory Manager

Natalie joined the Sullivan lab in September 2010. She earned her Master’s Degree in Integrative Biology from the University of South Carolina in 2009 exploring olfactory development in insects. After working a year in the Virology Lab at the Texas Department of State Health Services, she decided to return to the world of research to assist Drs. Duhaime and Holmfeldt with their work.


Lauren ChittickResearch Technician

Lauren joined the Sullivan Lab in December 2012 as an undergraduate assistant on Ann Gregory’s quantitative host-range of cyanophages. She graduated from University of Arizona in 2014 with a BS in Biology with a biomedical emphasis. Her current focus is on developing viral tagging methods on P. aeruginosa with Drs. Jang and Danis-Wlodarczyk. Following her departure from the lab, she intends to pursue veterinary medicine.


Kenji Gerhardt, Bioinformatician

Kenji is a 2018 data analytics graduate of Ohio State University. He worked in the Sullivan lab prior to his graduation alongside Ann Gregory in the development of the MetaPop genomic analysis pipeline and is continuing to aid in other software projects.