Bill Gerwick - Primary Investigator

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Bill Gerwick

Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

University of California San Diego

La Jolla, CA 92093-0212

858-534-0578

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Ben Naman

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Ben Naman, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

8615 Kennel Way, Sverdrup Hall 3240

La Jolla, CA 92037

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Chris Leber

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Christopher Leber, Graduate Student
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Scripps Institution of Oceanography
8615 Kennel Way, Sverdrup Hall #3224
La Jolla, CA 92037

 

Susie Cummings

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Graduate Student, Masters Program

Sverdrup Hall, Room 3240

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Ariana Remmel

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Natural Products Research Assistant

Sverdrup, 3240

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Amanda Fenner

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Amanda Fenner, Post Doc

Amanda is a Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Gerwick lab. Her research interests include the design and development of drugs targeting neglected diseases, including malaria, cancer, and trypanosomal diseases.

Cameron Coates

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Cameron Coates, Graduate student

In 2006 Cameron joined the Gerwick lab as a staff research associate and managed the labs cyanobacterial cultures, field expeditions, and extraction lab.  In 2008 Cameron began a PhD program in the Marine Biology Curricular Group and began his thesis research on cyanobcterial hydrocarbon biosynthesis.

Hailey Houson

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Hailey Houson, Undergraduate

Hailey has worked in the Gerwick lab since spring of 2012. She recently graduated with a degree in biochemistry from UCSD. She is currently working as a research assistant and is applying to graduate schools.

Karin Kleigrewe

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Karin Kleigrewe, Postdoc

Karin joined the Gerwick Lab as Post-Doctoral Researcher with a DAAD fellowship in February 2013. She obtained her Ph.D. last year at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster in Germany.

Ozlem Demirkiran

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Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

University of California San Diego

La Jolla, CA 92093-0212    

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Ozlem joined the Gerwick Lab as Post-Doctoral Researcher with a TUBITAK fellowship in October 2013.

 

Shane Desfor

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Shane Desfor,

Shane is a graduating senior at Cal State San Marcos, currently majoring in biology with an emphasis in ecology and a minor in chemistry, though his research interests lie in secondary metabolites as well as oncology.

Tara Byrum

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Tara Byrum, Laboratory Manager

Originally from Pennsylvania, Tara earned Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Marine Science at Coastal Carolina University.

Yusuke Kasai

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Yuskuke Kasai, Visiting Scholar

Yusuke obtained his PhD degree at Tohoku University, Japan under the supervision of Prof. Nobuyuki Harada, working on the development of chiral derivertizing agents powerful for both enantioresolution and determination of the absolute configuration of alcohols.

Lena Gerwick - Primary Investigator

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Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

University of California San Diego

La Jolla, CA 92093-0212

858-534-0566

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Tiago Leao

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Tiago Leao
Graduate student, Marine Chemical Biology
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Scripps Institution of Oceanography
UCSD, 8615 Kennel Way, Sverdrup Hall, #3244
La Jolla, CA 92037

Evgenia Glukhov

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Evgenia Glukhov, Laboratory Assistant III

Evgenia Glukhov, Ph.D

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

8615 Kennel Way, Sverdrup Hall, Rm. 3212

La Jolla, CA 92037

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Bailey Miller

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Bailey Miller, Graduate student

 

Sverdrup Hall, Room 3220

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Changlun Shao

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Changlun Shao, Visiting Professor

Changlun Shao obtained his Ph.D. at Sun Yat-sen (Zhongshan) University under the supervision of Prof. Yongcheng Lin in 2007, focusing on the isolation, structure elucidation and structure-activity relationships of bioactive marine natural products from the mangrove endophytic fungi from the South China Sea.

Emily Mevers

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Emily Mevers, Graduate Student

Emily obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Florida in 2009, where she majored in Chemistry with a minor in Mathematics.

Enora Briand

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Enora Briand, Postdoc

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

8615 Kennel Way, Sverdrup Hall 3212

La Jolla, CA 92037

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Enora’s researches focus on the understanding of environmental factors that control the dynamics and spatial distribution of freshwater cyanobacteria and their toxins in lakes and reservoirs.

Jennifer Hull

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Jennifer Hull, Graduate student

Jennifer started working in the lab as an undergraduate and has continued as a Master's student working on an algae biofuels project studying the metabolic pathways involved in lipid catabolism.

Rafael deFelicio

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Rafael de Felicio, Graduate Student

Rafael joined the Gerwick group during 2012 and has focused his research on the investigation of new bioactive compounds from cyanobacteria.

So Young Kang

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So Young Kang, Visiting Professor

So Young Kang obtained her Ph.D. at Seoul National University of Korea under the supervision of Prof. Young Choong Kim in 2003, focusing on the isolation, structure elucidation and structure-activity relationships of neuroprotective and congnition-enhancing compounds from medicinal plants.

Yunjo Soh

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Yunjo Soh , Visiting researcher

Research Interests

1) Elucidation of the signal transduction pathways involved in bone remodeling.

2) Discovery of biomodulators for Bone formation and Chondrogenic differentiation.

3) Elucidation of the signal transduction pathways involved in tissue damage caused by hypoxic stress/reactive oxygen species.

Contact

Mailing Address
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0212
La Jolla, CA, 92093-0212  

Phone
Dr. Bill Gerwick: (858) 534-0578
Dr. Lena Gerwick: (858) 534-0566