Lab Personnel

Projects:

Our laboratory utilizes a broad range of technologies and strategies to investigate the molecular and cellular mechanisms regulating the function of inflammatory cells, vascular endothelium and smooth muscle cells in the development of cardiovascular disorders.

Dr. Wei Zhang

Wei Zhang, PhD

wzhang1@augusta.edu
Assistant Professor

Dr. Zhang has been actively investigating novel lncRNAs in vascular remodeling.

AHA Career Development Award (18CDA34110319)

 

 

 


Orazio Silvano

Orazio Slivano, BS

oslivano@augusta.edu
Lab Manager

Mr. Slivano is the lab manager and senior technician of the histology core.

 

 

 


Shengshuai Shan, PhD

Shenghuai Shan, PhD

sshan@augusta.edu
Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Shan’s research is mainly focused on novel regulators of aneurysm formation.

 

 


Smita Bhoyar

Smita Bhoyar

sbhoyar@augusta.edu
Research Associate

Miss Bhoyar is studying novel roles of Myocardin-related transcription factors in vascular systems.