Gitai Lab Members

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Principal Investigator


Zemer 
Zemer Gitai
Principal Investigator

Research Interest:  Bacterial cell biology: fundamentals of cytoskeletal dynamics, polarity, and mitosis
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Administrative and Support


Ellen Brindle-Clark
Ellen Brindle-Clark
Faculty Assistant
609-258-5419

 


Joseph Sheehan
Joseph Sheehan
Lab Manager/Research Specialist
609-258-9418

 


Postdoctoral Fellows


Randy Morgenstein
Randy Morgenstein
Awarded an NIH NRSA Ruth Kirchstein Postdoctoral Fellowship

Benjamin Bratton
Benjamin Bratton
Awarded a Quantitative and Computational Biology Training Fellowship

Amit Duvshani Amit Duvshani

Matthias Koch
Matthias Koch
Awarded a DFG Postdoctoral Fellowship

Graduate Students

Molecular Biology

Tom Bartlett
Tom Bartlett
Awarded an NSF Graduate Fellowship

Sophia Li
Hsin-Jung (Sophia) Li
Awarded a Taiwanese Overseas Study Graduate Fellowship

Edith Blackman
Edith Blackman

James Martin II
James Martin II

Robert Scheffler
Robert Scheffler

Geoff Vrla
Geoff Vrla

Nick Martin
Nick Martin

Gabe Moore
Gabe Moore

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Sara Chuang
Sara Chuang

MD-PhD

Alex Lorestani
Alex Lorestani

Undergraduate Students


 
Nitai Melnick '17
Molecular Biology

Alumni

Postdoctoral Fellows

John Werner
John Werner
Awarded an NIH NRSA Ruth Kirchstein Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Assistant Professor, Wisconsin Lutheran University

Kim Cowles
Kim Cowles
Awarded an NIH NRSA Ruth Kirchstein Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Staff Scientist at UW-Madison

 
Julia Bos
Currently: Staff Scientist, Princeton University Department of Physics

Sven van Teeffelen
Sven van Teeffelen
Awarded a Human Frontiers Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Assistant Professor, Institut Pasteur

Theresa Moser
Theresa Moser
Currently: Medical Writer, ETHOS Health Communications

Eric Klein
Eric Klein
Awarded an NIH NRSA Ruth Kirchstein Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Assistant Professor, Rutgers University-Camden

Albert Siryaporn
Albert Siryaporn
Awarded an NIH NRSA Ruth Kirchstein Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Assistant Professor, University of California-Irvine

Alex Persat
Alex Persat
Awarded a Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Assistant Professor, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Kathi Fröhlich
Kathi Fröhlich
Awarded a DFG Postdoctoral Fellowship
Currently: Lecturer, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

PhD Students

Jonathan Guberman
Jonathan Guberman '10
Graduated to a postdoc at the University of Toronto

Mike Ingerson-Mahar
Mike Ingerson-Mahar '10
Currently an ASM Policy Fellow

Conrad Shebelut
Conrad Shebelut '10
Currently a consultant at Dean and Company

Allison Michaelis
Allison Michaelis '11
Currently a medical writer at Medergy

Assya Yakhnina
Assya Yakhnina '13
Currently a postdoc at Harvard Medical School

Rachael Barry
Rachael Barry '15
Awarded a Myhrvold-Havranek Innovative Thinking Graduate Fellowship
Currently a postdoc at UC San Diego

Max Wilson
Max Wilson '15
Awarded an NSF Graduate Fellowship
Currently a postdoc at Princeton University with Jared Toettcher

Nick Ouzonov
Nick Ouzonov '15
Founder and CTO of Gelzen Inc.

Princeton Undergraduate Thesis Students

Matt Milke 2006 Molecular Biology
Natsai Nyakudarika 2007 Molecular Biology
William Dixon 2008 Molecular Biology
Jon Turner 2009 Molecular Biology
Jenny Ross 2010 Molecular Biology
Mike Salazar 2010 Physics
Angela Howard 2012 Molecular Biology
Gretchen Hoffman 2013 Molecular Biology
Alex Akoto 2013 Molecular Biology
Yapei (Rosie) Zhang 2014 Molecular Biology
Bryce Ingram 2015 Molecular Biology
Bethany Sneathen 2016 Molecular Biology

HHMI Summer Undergraduate Students

Veronica Sumner 2006 Dillard University
Jason McSheene 2007 Rochester Institute of Technology
Tram Nguyen 2007 Depauw University
Elisheba Butts 2008 Spelman College
Rashalai Currington 2009 University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Samuel Anador 2010 CUNY, Medgar Evers College
Erica De Leon 2013 University of Texas, Brownsville
Sadhbh Chafraidh 2013 Trinity College
Sunil Yadav 2014 Coppin State University
Julia Meng 2015 University of Portland

Research Assistants

Eric Chen 2005-2007  
Angela Zippilli 2007-2012  
Leslie Kulick 2009-2012