Lab Members

Current lab members

Dae-Hwan Kim, Ph.D. (Staff Scientist)

Dae-Hwan Kim

Dae-Hwan received his bachelor's degree in genetic engineering and holds a master's degree and doctorate from Chonnam National University.

Daniel Coleman, Ph.D. (Post-doctoral Research Fellow)

Dan Coleman

Daniel received a B.S. in biology from the University of Oregon. He then went on to earn his Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology at Oregon State University.

Archana Sehrawat, Ph.D. (Post-doctoral Research Fellow)

Archana Sehrawat

 Archana completed her Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology at University of North Texas Health Science Center.

Chelsea Jenkins, Ph.D. (Post-doctoral Research Fellow)

Chelsea Jenkins

Chelsea received her B.S. in biology from the University of Oregon and her Ph.D. in cancer biology at Oregon Health & Science University.

Jake Schwartzman (Senior Research Assistant)

Jake Schwartzman

Jake joined the Alumkal Lab after completing his B.A. from Reed College, and went on to receive his M.S. in Healthcare Management from Oregon Health & Science University.

Joshua Urrutia (Senior Research Assistant)

Joshua Urrutia1

 Joshua joined the Alumkal Lab after completing a B.A. in biology from Reed College.

David Sampson (Research Assistant)

David Sampson

David received his bachelor's degree from Oregon State University in bio-resource research.

Former lab members

Post-doctoral Research Fellows

  • Vivianne Deng, Ph.D. – Post-doctoral fellowship in the Zhou Lab at OHSU
  • Kathryn Van Hook, Ph.D. - Assistant professor, Dept. of Biology at University of Portland
  • Lina Gao, Ph.D. - Associate Biostatistician, OHSU Knight Biostatistics

Research Assistants

  • Angela Gibbs – Medical student at The University of Washington
  • Jennifer Jin – Ph.D candidate in the neurosciences program at UT Southwestern
  • Robert Lisac – Medical student at The University of Central Florida

Medical Students

  • Luai Zarour – General surgery resident at OHSU
  • Mario Padilla – Medical student at OHSU. NIH OSLER TL1 summer research fellowship recipient
  • Neil Mistry – Medical student at OHSU. NIH OSLER TL1 summer research fellowship recipient
  • Josha Woodward – Medical Student at OHSU. NIH TL1 year-long research fellowship recipient

Residents

  • Mindy Myzak, M.D. – Medical oncology fellow at Johns Hopkins University

Undergraduate Students

  • Josh Buehler – Medical student at OHSU
  • Natalie Lerner - Undergraduate at Brown University
  • Neela Ramanujam – Medical student at OHSU