Anthony Vecchiarelli

Principal Investigator

Lab opened January 2017!

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

Anthony Vecchiarelli’s CV


Joshua MacCready

Michigan Life Sciences Fellow (Postdoc)

Dr. MacCready did his PhD in the Microbiology & Molecular Genetics graduate program at Michigan State University. In our lab, Josh is establishing a new field of study in bacterial organelle trafficking.


Pusparanee (Anne) Hakim

Graduate Student – Started April 2017

BSc: (Biochemistry) Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
MSc: (Biochemistry) Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, National University of Malaysia


Lisa Tran

Graduate Student – Started April 2018

BSc: (Microbiology Major) UC Davis


Rees Rillema

Graduate Student – Started September 2018

BSc: (Molecular Biology Major) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Jeffery Zhang 

Undergrad – Work-Study


Molly Cavanaugh

Awesome Undergrad

Vecchiarelli lab 2018

 Rotation Students

2016 – 2017: Ce Wang
2017 – 2018: Candilianne Serrano Zayas, Lotte Van den Goor, Ritvija Agrawal



2017 – 2018 Brice Calco – 4th year – Thesis Student                                           
*Went on to a 2 year 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