Show-Ling Shyng, Ph.D., Principal investigator
Department of Chemical Physiology and Biochemistry
Oregon Health and Science University
L334, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland OR 97239
Show-Ling received her B.S. in Zoology from National Taiwan University in 1984, and
Ph.D. in Neurobiology with Dr. Mika Salpeter from Cornell University in 1990. She came to OHSU in 1999 as Assistant Scientist of the Center for Occupational and Environmental Toxicology. In 2010, she joined the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of OHSU, which became the Department of Chemical Physiology and Biochemistry in 2019. Outside the lab, she enjoys hiking, backpacking, reading, cooking, and catching up with her three grown children.
John (Jack) Allen, Research Assistant
Jack received his undergrad degree from Lewis and Clark College in 2021 and joined the lab in April 2022.
Camden Driggers Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow
Camden received his PhD from Oregon State University and join the lab in 2020 to study KATP channel structures.
Assmaa Elsheikh. M.S., Graduate Student
Assmaa received her M.D. and M.S. degrees from Tanta University in Egypt. She came to the lab in 2019 as a short-term foreign scholar and then obtained an Egyptian government scholarship to pursue her PhD in PBMS at OHSU. She formally joined the lab in 2020 and is interested in KATP channelopathies and drug discovery.
Bruce Patton Ph.D., Senior Scientist
Bruce received his B.S. in Biochemistry from Brandeis University in1984, and Ph.D. in Neurobiology from California Institute of Technology in 1991. He was a faculty of OHSU from 1999-2014. He was recruited to the lab in 2018 to study KATP channel trafficking regulation in β-cells and help supervise students and postdocs.
Past Shyng lab members
Min Woo Sung
Adrienne Tozier de la Poterie
Gisela Abigail Gonzales
Greg Martin farewell dinner
Min Woo farewell dinner
Celebration of Chinese New Year 2023, the year of the rabbit