Wright Lab

Innervation of the skin by somatosensory neuron axons (image courtesy Matt Pomaville)

Scientist and Principal Investigator: Kevin Wright

Congratulations to our early career awardees!

Alejandra Fernandez, Ph.D.

NINDS K01 Postdoctoral Career Development Award: "The role of Pten on primary sensory neuron development"

Jennifer Jahncke

NINDS F31 Predoctoral Fellowship: "Dystroglycan regulates cerebellar synapse function"

Congratulations to Yessica Santana Agreda!

Yessica was named as one of the SfN Neuroscience Scholars Program Fellows for 2021–23. She is a doctoral student in the Neuroscience Graduate Program and a Wright Lab trainee.

Farewell to Dan Miller

After a successful dissertation defense on August 11, Dan Miller, Ph.D., left the Wright Lab and the Neuroscience Graduate Program to head to Harvard. We wish him all the best as a postdoctoral fellow in the Colaiacovo Lab!

Check out his recent paper in Neural Development

Current lab members

Teva Bracha
Graduate Student
Email: bracha@ohsu.edu

Marissa Co, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow (joint fellowship with O'Roak Lab)
Email: com@ohsu.edu

Alejandra Fernandez, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: fernanal@ohsu.edu

Jennifer Jahncke 
Graduate Student
Email: jahncke@ohsu.edu

Arielle Isakharov
Graduate Student
Email: isakharo@ohsu.edu

Matthew Pomaville
Graduate Student
Email: pomavill@ohsu.edu

Yessica Santana Agreda
Graduate Student
Email: santanay@ohsu.edu

Contact information

Lab phone number
503-494-7426

Lab location
Vollum Room 3425 

Faculty support
Teresa Newton
Grants/Contracts Coordinator
Email: newtont@ohsu.edu
Phone: 503-494-5458

Mailing address
Kevin Wright Lab
Vollum Institute, OHSU
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Mail code L474
Portland, OR 97239-3098

Shipping address
Kevin Wright Lab
Vollum Institute, OHSU
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Dock 4, Vollum Rm. 3425
Portland, OR 97239-3098

Vollum Institute

Tall brick building with pointed glass top with a square with picnic tables in front
3232 SW Research Drive
Portland, Oregon 97239