Who We Are

Principal Investigator

Matthew B. Sullivan, PhD, sullivan.948@osu.edu

Where in the world?
Black pins represent current members. Blue circles indicate past members.

Postdoctoral Research Associates
Ben Bolduc, PhD,
 bolduc.10@osu.edu 
Kasia Danis-Wlodarczyk, PhD, danis-wlodarczyk.1@osu.edu (w/ Wozniak lab)
Guillermo Domínguez Huerta, PhD, dominguezhuerta.1@osu.edu
Cristina Howard-Varona, PhD, howard.1264@osu.edu
Ho Bin Jang, D.V.M., PhD, jang.377@osu.edu
Olivier Zablocki, PhD, zablocki.4@osu.edu
Zhiping Zhong, PhD, zhong.393@osu.edu
[ Lindsey Solden, Jiarong Guo and James Wainaina, arriving summer 2019 ]

Ph.D Students
Dylan Cronin,
cronin.87@osu.edu (w/ Rich Lab)
Jingjie Du, du.619@osu.edu
Sergei Solonenko, solonenko.1@osu.edu
Dean Vik, vik.1@osu.edu
Ahmed Zayed zayed.10@osu.edu (w/ Rich Lab)
Mohamed Mohamed, mohamed.440@buckeyemail.osu.edu
Marissa R. Gittrich gittrich.1@buckeyemail.osu.edu
Funing Tian, tian.570@buckeyemail.osu.edu

Staff
Natalie Solonenko,
 solonenko.2@osu.edu, Lab Manager
Lauren Chittick,
 chittick.3@osu.edu, Lab Technician
Kenji Gerhardt,
 kenji.gerhardt@gmail.com, Bioinformatics Technician
Marie Burrisburris.183@osu.edu, Lab Technician

Visitors

Undergraduates


 

Former Ph.D Students
Julio Cesar Ignacio-Espinoza, PhD – 
Postdoc at University of Southern California
Ann Gregory, PhD – Postdoc at KU Leuven, Belgium
Bonnie Hurwitz, PhD – Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at University of Arizona
Cristina Howard-Varona, PhD – Postdoc at The Ohio State University
Gareth (Gary) Trubl, PhD – Postdoc at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Former Postdoctoral Researchers
Elke Allers, PhD
 – Self-employed consultant
Nirmala Bardiya, PhD 

Jennifer Brum, PhD – 
Assistant Professor of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences at Louisiana State University
Vinh Dang, PhD – 
Dean of Faculty of Aquaculture at Ha Long University
Li Deng, PhD – 
Scientist at the Institute of Virology at Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health
Melissa Duhaime, PhD – 
Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of Michigan
Joanne Emerson, PhD – Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology at UC Davis, CA
Sheri Floge, PhD – Assistant Professor of Biology at Wake Forest University, NC
Consuelo Gazitua, PhD – Self-employed consultant in viromic analyses (consuelogazitua@gmail.com)
Katherine Hargreaves, PhD
Karin Holmfeldt, PhD – Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Sciences at Linnaeus University
Simon Roux, PhD – Research Scientist at DOE Joint Genome Institute