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Back: A Swearingen, N Tharp, G Buck, M Traver, B Bartel, Z Wright, M Jackson, S Hamade, M Khuroo,
E Scales, D Muhammad, I Kreko
Front: N Shad, K Smith, P Ibrahim, I Bartos, C An, A Weeks


Current lab members
(email @rice.edu)

Postdocs:
DurreShahwar (Durre) Muhammad (dm56)
Melissa Traver
(mst5)
Zachary Wright
(zjw2)

Graduate Students:
Gabrielle Buck
(gcb6)
Sarah Hamade
(sdh8)
Makaela Jackson
(maj10)
Isabella Kreko
(irk2)
Ana Swearingen
(as214)

Nathan Tharp (net2)

Undergraduates:
Chelsea An
Isabella Bartos
Laura Cox
James Hwang
Priscilla Ibrahim
Mohammad Khuroo
Sydney Lagard
Niamh Ordner
Nayeli Shad
Ashley Weeks

Sometimes visiting professor:
Andrew Woodward

Other lab photos:

Bartel Group in 2000
Bartel Group in 2001
Bartel Group in 2002
Bartel Group in 2004
Bartel Group in 2005
Bartel Group in 2006

Bartel Group in 2007
Bartel Group in 2008
Bartel Group in 2009

Bartel Group in 2010
Bartel Group in 2011
Bartel Group in 2012

Bartel Group in 2013
Bartel Group in 2014
Bartel Group in 2015
Bartel Group in 2016
Bartel Group in 2017

Bartel Group in 2018
Bartel Group in 2019

Bartel Group in 2020
Bartel Group in 2021
Bartel Group in 2022



Former graduate students and postdocs

Melissa Traver (Ph.D., '23)
Postdoc, Rice University

Kathryn Smith (Ph.D., '23)
Patent Examiner, USPTO

Roxanna Llinas (Ph.D., '21)
Biologist Staff Fellow, FDA

Zachary Wright (Ph.D., '20)
Postdoc, Rice University

Pierce Young (Ph.D., '18)
Scientist II, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, College Station, TX

Yun-Ting Kao (Ph.D., '17)
Scientist, Immunomic Therapeutics, Rockville, MD

Kim Gonzalez Hohlt (Ph.D., '17)
Associate Clinical Variant Curator, Natera

Wendell Fleming (Ph.D., '16)

Mauro Rinaldi (Ph.D. '16)
Lecturer in Biochemistry, University of Hull, UK

Sarah Burkhart (Ph.D., '13)
Self employed financial planner

Lisa Farmer (postdoc, '09-'13)
Instructional Associate Professor, University of Houston

Jerrad Stoddard (M.A., '12)
Medical Science Liaison at Legend Biotech, Round Rock, TX

Lucia Strader (postdoc, '04-'11)
Professor of Biology, Duke University

Sarah Ratzel (Ph.D., '11)
Medical Writer II, Myriad Genetics

Dereth Phillips (postdoc, '03-'07; HHMI Project Manager, '06-'11)
Faculty Lecturer
Inter-institutional liaison for undergraduate research, Rice University

Naxhiely Martínez Ramón (Ph.D., '09)
Registered nurse, Texas Children's Hospital

Matthew Lingard (postdoc, '06-'09)
SVP of Agriculture and Science, BrightFarms, Tucson, AZ

Elizabeth Poggio (M.A., '08)

Diana Dugas (Ph.D., '07)
Cyber Infrastructure Architect, New Mexico State University

Jeanne Rasbery (Ph.D., '07)
Adjunct Professor, Bluegrass Community & Technical College, Lexington, KY

A. Raquel Adham (Ph.D., '05)

Andrew Woodward
(Ph.D., 2005; postdoc '07-'08)
Professor, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, Texas

Melanie Monroe-Augustus (Ph.D., '04; postdoc '05-'08)
Assistant Professor of Sciences, The Saint Constantine School, Houston, Texas

Rebekah Rampey
(Ph.D., '04)
Department Chair and Associate Professor
Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas

Bethany Zolman
(Ph.D., '02; postdoc, '02-'05)
Associate Professor, University of Missouri - St. Louis

Sherry LeClere
(Ph.D., '02)
Senior Scientist, Monsanto, St. Louis, MO

Mónica Magidin
(Ph.D., '02)
Senior Scientific Evaluator, Health Canada, Toronto, Ontario

Luise Rogg
(Ph.D., '01) MD, UTSW, '05
Pediatrician, Durham, NC

Jamie Lasswell
(Ph.D., '00)
PMG Healthcare Solutions

Haifeng Chen
(M.A., '99)
Senior software engineer, PDS Americas LLS

Rosie Tellez ('95-'01)