Lab Members

Bo Duan : Principal Investigator

Bo Duan

Principal Investigator

Founded the lab in 2016
BS: University of Science and Technology of China
PhD: University of Science and Technology of China
& Institute of Neuroscience, CAS (Shanghai)
Postdoc: Harvard Medical School

bduan@umich.edu
Mahar Fatima : Postdoctoral Fellow

Mahar Fatima

Postdoctoral Fellow

May, 2017 - Present
BS: University of Allahabad, India
PhD: National Brain Research Centre,India

maharf@umich.edu
Han Kyu Lee :

Han Kyu Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow
December, 2018 - present
BS:  Kyunghee University, Seoul Korea
PhD: Hanyang University, Seoul Korea

hankyul@umich.edu
Lorraine Horwitz : Neuroscience Graduate Student

Lorraine Horwitz

Neuroscience Graduate Student

April, 2017 - present
BS: University of California, Riverside
PREP: University of Michigan

lrhorw@umich.edu
Hannah Slade : MCDB Graduate Student

Hannah Slade

MCDB Graduate Student

Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology Graduate Student

September 2017 - Present

BS: University of Michigan-Flint

Chia Chun “Victor” Hor : MCDB Graduate Student

Chia Chun “Victor” Hor

MCDB Graduate Student

BS: Tunghai University, Taiwan
MS: National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Angela Shi : Undergraduate Research Assistant

Angela Shi

Undergraduate Research Assistant

UROP
October, 2016 - present
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Michigan
Intended Major: Neuroscience
Experience: Volunteer at St. John’s Hospital

Annelore Fleischmann : Undergraduate Research Assistant

Annelore Fleischmann

Undergraduate Research Assistant

September 2017 - Present
College of Literature, Science and the Arts, University of Michigan
Intended Major: MCDB and Evolutionary Anthropology
Experience: Volunteer at the University of Michigan Hospital and shadowing at the University of Leeds
Chayton Fivecoat : Undergraduate Research Assistant

Chayton Fivecoat

Undergraduate Research Assistant

September 2018-Present
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Intended Major: Biopsychology, Cognition and Neuroscience
Cindy Xiong : Undergraduate Research Assistant

Cindy Xiong

Undergraduate Research Assistant

UROP
June 2018 - Present
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts - University of Michigan
Intended Major: Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience
Diana Melikyan : Undergraduate Research Assistant

Diana Melikyan

Undergraduate Research Assistant

October, 2019 - Present
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Michigan
Intended Major: Neuroscience

Jingyi Liu : Undergraduate Research Assistant

Jingyi Liu

Undergraduate Research Assistant

November 2019 - Present
College of Literature, Science and the Arts, University of Michigan
Intended Major: Biological Engineering, Neuroscience
Justin Zeffer : Undergraduate Research Assistant

Justin Zeffer

Undergraduate Research Assistant

November 2019 - Present
College of Literature, Science and the Arts, University of Michigan
Intended Major: Neuroscience
Experience: Research and Teaching Assistant in the Chemistry Department
Katherine Thorne : Work-Study

Katherine Thorne

Work-Study

September, 2018 - Present
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Major: Neuroscience
Madeleine Chai : Undergraduate Research Assistant

Madeleine Chai

Undergraduate Research Assistant

July 2018 - Present

College of Literature, Science, & the Arts

University of Michigan

mschai@umich.edu
Niketh Chopra : Undergraduate Research Assistant

Niketh Chopra

Undergraduate Research Assistant

May, 2017 - Present
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Intended Major: Neuroscience
Experience: Volunteer at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital

ncchopra@umich.edu
Nizam Zaher : Undergraduate Research Assistant

Nizam Zaher

Undergraduate Research Assistant

UROP
October, 2016 - present
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Michigan
Intended Major: Neuroscience
Experience: Volunteer at St. Luke’s Hospital

Sarah Miller :

Sarah Miller

Undergraduate Research Assistant
January 2019 - Present
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Major: Biology
Experience: Volunteer at Michigan Medicine and MRI PCTA at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

Haili Pan : Postdoctoral Fellow

Haili Pan

Postdoctoral Fellow

November, 2016 - April 2019
BS: Nanchang University, China
PhD: Fudan University, China

panh@umich.edu
Meiling Zhao : Rotating MCDB Graduate Student

Meiling Zhao

Rotating MCDB Graduate Student

September 2018 - December 2018

BS: Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, China

MS: Zhejiang University, China

Lijing Wang : Research Assistant

Lijing Wang

Research Assistant

Jan. 2018 - May 2018
BS: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Alyssa Asmar : Undergraduate Research Assistant

Alyssa Asmar

Undergraduate Research Assistant

UROP
October, 2017 - Present
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Michigan
Intended Major: Neuroscience

Mitchell Cin : Undergraduate Research Assistant

Mitchell Cin

Undergraduate Research Assistant

May, 2017 - present
College of Engineering, University of Michigan
Intended Major: Biomedical Engineering, Biochemical Concentration

cinmitch@umich.edu
Michelle Lee : Lab Alumni

Michelle Lee

Lab Alumni

Work-Study
September, 2016 - May, 2017
College of Engineering, University of Michigan
Intended Major: Biomedical Engineering

Alan Li : Lab Alumni

Alan Li

Lab Alumni

September, 2016 - June, 2017
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Michigan
Major: Neuroscience
Experience: Volunteer at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

Troy Villani : Lab Alumni

Troy Villani

Lab Alumni

September, 2016 - May 2017
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Michigan
Major: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Experience: Clinical experience for EMT training in both the Lemay Ferry Fire Department and Christian Hospital