Assistant Scientist and Principal Investigator: Tianyi Mao
Lab Phone Number:
Phone: (503) 494-0517
Tianyi Mao Lab
Vollum Institute, L474
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Portland, OR 97239-3098
CURRENT LAB MEMBERS
Tianyi Mao, Assistant Scientist and Principal Investigator
After earning her BS in Biological Science and Biotechnology at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China in 1997, Mao received her PhD in Neuroscience from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2005. She did postdoctoral research at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and then at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Janelia Farm Research Campus. Mao was appointed as an assistant scientist at the Vollum Institute in September 2010.
Katrina Gertz, Undergraduate Student at Reed College
Barbara Jeannie Hunnicutt, Graduate Student
Jeannie is currently a graduate student in the Neuroscience Graduate Program. She earned her BS in Cell Biology & Neuroscience at Montana State University where she studied neuronal coding of working memory and peripheral nervous system development. Jeannie is characterizing the functional circuitry of the basal ganglia. She was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship as well as a Tartar Research Fellowship. Outside of the lab, Jeannie is involved in science education as a volunteer in the Life Lab at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI).
Maozhen Qin, Research Assistant II
Maozhen obtained a bachelor's degree in nursing in China and has been working as a research assistant since 2008. She joined the Mao lab in 2011 where she quickly became the "go-to" person for genotyping, culturing slices, performing animal surgeries, and maintaining the inventory of lab supplies. Outside of work, Maozhen enjoys camping and hiking.
Jian Qiu, Research Assistant Professor
Jian graduated from Jiangxi University in Nanchang, China, with a BS in Biology and earned a PhD in Molecular Neuroendocrinology in 1996 from Second Military Medical University, Shanghai. He conducted postdoctoral training in Neurophysiology with Dr. Martin J. Kelly at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, from 2001–2006. Currently, Jian is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at OHSU. An expert physiologist, Jian joined the Mao lab in 2012.
|Name||Years in Lab||Lab Position||Current Position|
|Jessica Li||2011||Summer student||Undergraduate Student, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University|