Debra Irsik, PhD

2015 - PhD -  Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Telephone: 706-721-0707
Room:  CA1050
Email:  dirsik@augusta.edu

Mentor:  Carlos Isales, MD
Research Interests:  Kidney-Bone Axis in Aging

Yuting Chen, PhD

2017  -  PhD  - Neuropharmacology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Telephone:  706-721-8767
Room:  CA2054A
Email:  yuchen@augusta.edu

Mentor:  Xin-Yun Lu, PhD
Research Interests:  Neuropharmacology and Alzheimer's Disease

Takahiro Fuchigami, PhD

2013 - PhD - Tokyo Metropolitan University

Telephone:  706-721-9059
Room:  CA4040
Email:  tfuchigami@augusta.edu

Mentor:  Robert K. Yu, PhD, Med.ScD.
Research Interests:  Physiological function of gangliosides in adult neurogenesis.

Liang Huang, PhD

2014 - PhD - Ophthalmology, Nanchang University

Telephone:  706-721-0930
Room:  CA3055
Email:  lihuang@augusta.edu

Mentor:  Lin Gan, PhD
Research Interests:  Transcriptional control of neuronal subtype in the retina

Fang Hu, PhD

2005 - MD - Clinical Medicine, Nanchang University
2011 - MS - Clinical Bioinformatics, Wuhan University

Telephone:  706-721-0930
Room:  CA3055
Email:  fahu@augusta.edu

Mentor:  Lin Gan, PhD
Research Interests:  Gene editing using CRISPR/Cas9 and embryonic stem cells approaches

Ankit Seth, PhD

2018 - PhD – Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University
2008 Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutics, Biju Patnaik University of Technology

Telephone:  706-721-4628
Room:  CA4050A
Email:  aseth@augusta.edu

Mentor:  Ferenc Deak, PhD
Research interests: Molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration & impaired synaptic neurotransmission.

Maryam Malek, PhD

2010 - PhD - Physiology, Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences

Telephone:  706-721-8666
Room:  CA2055
Email:  mmalek@augusta.edu

Mentor:  XinYun Lu, PhD
Research interests:  Neurodegenerative Diseases

Bruno Cisterna, PhD

2016 - PhD - Physiology, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Telephone:  706-721-1176
Room:  CA3040
Email: bcisternairrazab@augusta.edu

Mentor:  Eric Vitriol, PhD
Research interests:  Neuromuscular Physiology and Neurodegenerative Diseases.

Shuchun Li, PhD

2011 - PhD - Southeast University

Telephone:  706-721-0930
Room:  CA3055
Email:  shuli@augusta.edu

Mentor:  Lin Gan, PhD
Research Interests:  Transcriptional control of neuronal development and neuroregeneration.

Jiwon Kim, PhD

2020 - PhD - Dept. of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Chung-Ang University

Telephone:  706-721-4237
Room:  CA2045
Email:  jkim8@augusta.edu

Mentor:  Chung Sub Kim, PhD
Research Interests:  PTSD, Neurodegenerative Diseases

Brandy Somera, PhD

2021 - PhD - Biomedical Science, Neuroscience, Univ. of South Carolina School of Medicine

Telephone:  706-721-8666
Room:  CA2055
Email:  bsomera@augusta.edu

Mentor:  Xin Yun Lu, PhD
Research Interests:  Alzheimer's, Inflammation, Aging