The Department of Biochemistry at Emory University School of Medicine has 25 faculty, 17 post-doctoral fellows, 31 graduate students, and a large research staff in biomedical research.

Interim Department Chair

Jeremy M. Boss, PhD
(also: Professor and Chair, Microbiology and Immunology and Associate Dean for Basic Research)

3001 Rollins Research Center
Atlanta, GA 30322


Name Title Phone Email Room
Banerjee, Ayan Postdoctoral Fellow 404-727-4504  RRC4158
Bishof, Issac Grad Student 404-712-8589 WMB525
Blanchard, Kristen Grad Student 404-712-9619 RRC4166
Calderon, Brenda Grad Student 404-712-0058 RRC4178
Cheng, Xiaodong Professor 404-727-8491  RRCG254
Chernova, Tatiana Assistant Professor 404-727-0412  RRC4070
Colucci, Jennifer Research Specialist   RRCG235
Conn, Graeme Associate Professor 404-727-5965  RRC4135
Cutler, Chris Grad Student 404-727-6193 RRC4020
Dammer, Eric Associate 404-727-8589  WMB525
Degtyareva, Natasha Assistant Professor 404-727-2659  RRC4064
Diner, Ian Research Specialist 404-712-8589  WMB525
Doetsch, Paul Professor 404-727-0409  RRC4013
Donaldson, Heather Research Specialist 404-727-2563  RRCG235
Dunham, Christine Assistant Professor 404-712-1756  RRCG223
Dunn, Chelsea Research Specialist 404-712-2619  RRC4166
Duong, Duc Associate Director, Research Projects 404-712-8589  WMB525
Dynan, William S. Professor 404-727-4104  RRC4121
El Bejjani, Mireille Fellow, Pediatric Endocrinology 404-727-2563  RRCG235
Eliason, Jessica Grad Student 404-712-9619 RRC4166
Esposito, Regan Grad Student 404-727-2563 RRCG235
Francis, Josh Grad Student 404-727-3562 RRCG217
Frank, Filipp Postdoc Fellow   RRCG235
Habib, Mark Research Specialist 404-727-9882  RRC4124
Hashimoto, Hideharu Research Associate 404-727-8942  RRCG239
Hoffer, Eric Grad Student 404-727-4928 RRCG223
Hong, Sam Grad Student 404-727-8492 RRCG239
Horton, John R. Assistant Professor 404-727-8492  RRCG239
Hudson, William Grad Student 404-727-2563 RRCG235
Hwang, Jessie Grad Student 404-727-9882 RRC4124
Ivanova, Anna Postdoctoral Fellow 404-727-3562  RRCG217
Jaafar, Lahcen Research Associate 404-727-7279  RRC4172
James, Amanda Instructor    RRC4009
Jella, Kishore Kumar Postdoctoral Fellow 404-727-7279  RRC4172
Jones, Stephanie Grad Student RRC4158
Ju, Tongzhong Associate Professor 404-727-6166  RRC4029
Kahn, Richard Professor 404-727-3561  RRCG218
Khadka, Manoj Postdoctoral Fellow 404-727-2563  RRCG235
Kohn, Jeffrey Grad Student 404-727-2563 RRCG235
Kudelka, Matt Grad Student 404-727-6193 RRC4020
Kuiper, Emily Grad Student 404-712-0058 RRC4178
Li, Shuyi Assistant Professor 404-727-9374  RRC4127
Li, Zhentian Research Specialist, Lead 404-727-7279  RRC4172
Liang, Bo Assistant Professor 404-727-5121  RRC4113
Limpose, Kristin Grad Student 404-727-2659 RRC4064
Liu, Xu Postdoctoral Fellow 404-727-8492  RRCB239
Loya, Travis Grad Student 404-727-3693 RRC4008
Maner-Smith, Kristal Postdoctoral Fellow 404-727-2563  RRCG235
Manfredi, Candela Postdoctoral Fellow 404-727-7279  RRC4172
Matsumura, Ichiro Associate Professor 404-727-5625  RRC4119
Mays, Suzanne Grad Student 404-727-2563 RRCG235
McDonald, Jannie Administrative Staff/Lab Asst. Sr. 404-727-5994  RRC4002
McPherson, Annie Grad Student 404-727-4504 RRC4158
Meisner, Jeffrey Postdoctoral Fellow 404-727-4928  RRCG223
Mickum, Megan Grad Student 404-727-6193 RRC4020
Moore, Harriet Communications Specialist 404-727-2735  RRC4001
Morris, Kevin Grad Student 404-727-4504 RRC4158
Newman, Laura Grad Student 404-727-3562 RRCG217
Noll, Alexander Grad Student 404-727-8233 RRC4086
O'Rourke, Thomas Research Specialist, Lead 404-727-3693  RRC4008
Okafor, Chiamaka Denise FIRST Postdoctoral Fellow 404-727-2563  RRCG235
Ortlund, Eric Associate Professor 404-727-5014  RRCG235
Pallas, David C. Associate Professor 404-727-5620  RRC4125
Passauer, Billy Computer Support Specialist 404-727-5622 RRC4033
Patel, Anamika Assistant Professor 404-727-8492  RRCG239
Pradhan, Mihika Research Specialist 404-727-8492  RRCG254
Reines, Daniel Professor 404-727-3361  RRC4023
Rha, Jennifer Grad Student 404-727-4504 RRC4158
Rice, Samantha Research Specialist, Lead   RRC4154
Salinger Prasanphanich, Nina Grad Student 404-727-6193 RRC4020
Sandhu, Brindar Grad Student 404-712-9619 RRC4166
Schiavon, Cara Grad Student 404-727-3562 RRCG217
Seyfried, Nicholas T. Assistant Professor 404-712-9783  RRC4133
Shanks, John Research Specialist, Senior 404-727-0412  RRCG239
Smith, David F. Professor and Director, Core H 404-727-6155  RRC4035
Song, Xuezheng Assistant Professor 404-727-8245  RRC4031
Sparkman, Charles I.K. Administrator 404-712-2346  RRC3001
Starks, Tammie Administrative Manager 404-727-1475  RRC4001
Subramanian, Sunita Postdoctoral Fellow 404-712-0058  RRC4178
Sun, Youwei Postdoctoral Fellow 404-727-8492  RRCG239
Tillman, Matthew Grad Student 404-727-2563 RRCG235
Tuntland, Mike Postdoc Fellow 404-727-2563  RRCG235
Turn, Rachel Grad Student 404-727-3562 RRCG217
Vinal, Kellie Grad Student 404-712-0058 RRC4178
Wang, Dongxue Postdoctoral Fellow 404-727-8492  RRCG239
Weikum, Emily Grad Student 404-727-2563 RRCG235
Werner, Erica Assistant Professor 404-712-2323  RRC4064
Wilkinson, Keith Professor 404-727-5980  RRC4017
Yin, Luming Research Specialist, Senior 404-727-0412  RRC525
Zelinskaya, Natalia Research Specialist, Lead 404-727-0058  RRC4178
Zhang, Xing Assistant Professor 404-727-8492  RRCG239
Zhu, Yuyang Postdoctoral Fellow    RRC4025

RRC = Rollins Research Center
WMB = Whitehead Building