habecker lab

Ryan Gardner, Ph.D.


Ryan Gardner received his B.A. from the University of Colorado before coming to OHSU where he earned his Ph.D. working in the Habecker lab.  His current work involves understanding sympathetic nerve regeneration following cardiac ischemia/reperfusion injury, and how sympathetic innervation alters cardiac rhythm dynamics.

Bill Woodward, Ph.D.


Bill received a B.A. from Oberlin College in Ohio (Chemistry/Biology), and then his PhD in Biochemistry from the U of Oregon in Eugene. Bill has remained a life-long Ducks fan, despite a sojourn to Boston for post-doctoral work at Harvard Medical School, prior to joining the faculty at OHSU. Bill is Emeritus Professor of Neurology, and resident expert in catecholamine chemistry.

Richard Bayles, Ph.D.


Antoinette Olivas, BA


Antoinette grew up in El Paso, moved to Portland to attend Reed College, and then never left. Her B.A. from Reed is in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.  In her spare time she coaches the girls varsity soccer team at Benson High School.

Beth Habecker, Ph.D.

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Beth received her B.A. from Spring Arbor University (Chemistry/Biology) in Michigan before moving to Seattle for grad school. After finishing a PhD in Pharmacology at UW, she did post-doctoral work in Neuroscience at Case Western and then NIH before joining the faculty at OHSU.