People

Anthony Vecchiarelli   (ave@umich.edu)

Principal Investigator

HBSc & PhD: University of Toronto, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology (Advisor: Dr. Barbara Funnell)
Postdoc: National Institutes of Health (Advisor: Dr. Kiyoshi Mizuuchi) Nancy Nossal Postdoctoral Fellow


Y Hoang (hoangy@umich.edu)

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Hoang received her PhD in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics with Dr. Lee Kroos at Michigan State University.

Research Focus: phase separation in bacteria.


Joseph Basalla (jbasalla@umich.edu)

Graduate Student – Started April 2019

BSc & MSc: (Biology) Bowling Green State University

Research Focus: Carboxysome organization by McdAB systems in bacteria.


Claudia Mak (makca@umich.edu)

Graduate Student (Biochem) – Started 2021

BA: Biochemistry – Skidmore College

Research Focus: Carboxysome organization by McdAB systems in bacteria.


Claire Dudley (dudleyc@umich.edu)

Graduate Student (MCDB) – Started 2022

MSc: MCDB Master’s Pathways – University of Michigan

BSc: Biology – Saint Lawrence University

Research Focus: Carboxysome organization in cyanobacteria.


Jordan Byrne (jxbyrne@umich.edu)

Graduate Student (MCDB) – Started 2022

BSc: Microbiology – University of Georgia

Research Focus: Carboxysome organization in exotic cyanobacteria.


Maria Ghalmi (mghalmi@umich.edu)

Technician

Research Focus: Subcellular organization of everything in bacteria


Vecchiarelli lab 2022

Vecchiarelli lab 2021


Vecchiarelli lab 2020


Vecchiarelli lab 2019

Vecchiarelli lab 2018


Rotation Students

2016 – 2017: Ce Wang

2017 – 2018: Candilianne Serrano Zayas, Lotte Van den Goor, Ritvija Agrawal

2018-2019: Malak Bazzi

2019 – 2020: Christian Kelly, Christopher Azaldegui

2020 – 2021: Keerthikka Ravi

2021 – 2022: Holly Scheer, Carla Peralta

2022 – 2023: Claire Albright, Katherine Wentworth

2023 – 2024: Rachelle Baumann, Kimberly Edicha, Tyler Brant, Alice Youle, Jessica Panchaud


Alumni

2023 – Joseph Basalla (MCDB) – 3rd PhD Student (Now a Postdoc in Dr. Banerjees – Department of Physics – University at Buffalo SUNY)

2022 – Lisa Tran Pulianmackal (Micro/Imm) – 2nd PhD Student

2021 – Pusparanee Anne Hakim (MCDB) – 1st PhD Student (Now a Senior Research Specialist in Dr. Luke Chao’s Lab at Harvard Medical School)

2020 – Joshua MacCready – Michigan Life Sciences Fellow (Postdoc) (Group Leader at the DOE’S CCBC at MSU)

Undergraduate Alumni

2021 – Sinyu Yang – Work-study and Honors Thesis Student (Now at Wayne State Medical School)

2020 – Jeffery Zhang – Work-study and NSF Research Experience Undergraduate

2020 – Jesus Galvez – UROP student

2018 – 2020 – Rees Rillema (MCDB) – Masters Pathways (went on to PhD program at MSU)

2019 – Molly Cavanaugh – Undergrad Volunteer

2017 – 2018 Brice Calco – 4th year – Thesis Student (Went on to an IRTA at the NIH)

2017 – 2018 Avery Liu – Work-study student (Went on to work with Teach for America)

2017 – 2018 Jessica Zhang – 3rd Year Thesis Student (Went on to Summer Research with Dyche Mullins Group at UCSF)

2017 – 2018 Ian Lemersal – 2nd Year UROP Student (Went on to Summer Research with Susan Golden at UCSF)

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