Lab Members

Past & Present

Current Members

Greg Rogers, Ph.D., Principle Investigator

Greg Rogers

Principle Investigator

Daniel Buster, Senior Research Associate

Daniel Buster

Senior Research Associate

Matt Coope, Research Technician

Matt Coope

Research Technician

Sojal Mahajan, Research Technician

Sojal Mahajan

Research Technician

Graduate Students

Anastasia Amoiroglou, Ph.D. student

Anastasia Amoiroglou

Ph.D. student

Emily Loertscher, Ph.D. student

Emily Loertscher

Ph.D. student

Brendan Ramirez, Masters student

Brendan Ramirez

Masters student

John Ryniawec, Ph.D. student

John Ryniawec

Ph.D. student

Jiawen Yang, Ph.D. student

Jiawen Yang

Ph.D. student


Hayden Brown

Hayden Brown

Undergraduate student



Postdoctoral Researchers

  • Tiffany McLammarah Ph.D., 7/2016-12/2018. Current position, Scientist – Sanofi.

Graduate Students

  • Cody Boese, Ph.D. student, Cancer Biology Graduate Interdisciplinary Program, graduated 06/2020.
    Current position: Scientist – Caris Life Sciences, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Christopher W. Brownlee Ph.D. student, Cellular & Molecular Medicine Graduate Program, graduated 11/2013.
    Current position: Assistant Professor, SUNY Stoneybrook, NY.
  • Joey E. Klebba, Ph.D. student, Cellular & Molecular Medicine Graduate Program, graduated 04/2014.
    Current position: Scientist, Vividion Therapeutics. Inc., San Diego, CA.
  • Tiffany McLamarrah, Ph.D. student, Cellular & Molecular Medicine Graduate Program, graduated 07/2016.
    Current position: Scientist – Sanofi, Boston, MA.
  • Annie Nguyen, Pharm.D. student, 2013
  • Jon Nye, Ph.D. student, Cellular & Molecular Medicine Graduate Program, graduated 7/2014.
    Current position: Health Science Analyst – National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease, NIH.
  • Mengdie 'Mandy' Wang, Ph.D. student, Cancer Biology graduate student
    Role: Co-Grad Advisor with Dr. Anne Cress (UA), graduated 01/2019.
    Current position: Postdoctoral researcher, Mercurio Lab, UMass Med.
  • Melanie Zibrat, Master's student, Cellular & Molecular Medicine Master's Program, graduated 05/2019.
    Current position: Deciding which med. school to attend.

Medical Student

  • Hillary DeRose, 1st year medical student, 2015 Summer research program


  • Sophia Aguirre, 2014-2018
  • Talyor Dibble, 2013-2015
  • Bethany Guice, 2015-2017
  • Wesley Hewell, Spring 2017, Spring 2019
  • Natalie Hollingsworth, 2013-2015
  • Kyle Lopez, NACP/UBRP program, Summer 2014
  • Dominic Martel, 2011-2012
  • Megan Montoya, Fall 2015
  • Annie Nguyen, 2010-2012
  • Rachael Steward, NSF IGERT program, Fall 2009
  • Chelsea L. Takamatsu, 2012-2013
  • Nathaniel Vrana, 2010-2011

High School Student

  • Sophia Aguirre, Tucson High School student, Summer 2014
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