Skip to main content

Lab Members

Meet the Budinger Lab team members. We welcome requests for information about our work and collaboration opportunities.

Principal Investigator

G.R. Scott Budinger

G.R. Scott Budinger, MD

Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care in the Department of Medicine, Ernest S. Bazley Professor of Airway Diseases, and Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care) and Cell and Developmental Biology

s-buding( at )

MD: University of Illinois - Chicago (1989). Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals, Internal Medicine (1992). Fellowship: University of Chicago Hospitals, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (1995).

View Budinger's Faculty Profile

Research Professors

Marina Susana Casalino Matsuda

Marina Susana Casalino Matsuda, PharmD, PhD

Research Associate Professor

marinamatsuda( at )

View Casalino Matsuda's Faculty Profile

Laura Dada

Laura Dada, PhD

Research Professor

lauradada( at )

View Dada's Faculty Profile

Postdoctoral Fellows

Catherine A. Gao

Catherine A. Gao, MD

Coterminous Instructor NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow

catherine.gao( at )

View Gao's Faculty Profile

Mariana Maciel Herrerias

Mariana Maciel Herrerias, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar

mariana.herrerias( at )

Graduate Student

Nikolay Markov

Nikolay Markov

Graduate Student

nikolay.markov( at )

Research Staff

Raul Piseaux  Aillon

Raul Piseaux Aillon, MD

Research Associate

raul.aillon( at )

Stanislav Bratchikov

Stanislav Bratchikov

Post-Baccalaureate Research Fellow

stanislav.bratchikov( at )

Elsie Grace Bunyan

Elsie Grace Bunyan

Research Technician

elsie.bunyan( at )

Lauren Diebold Petrovich

Lauren Diebold Petrovich, PhD

Research Associate

l-diebold( at )

Samuel William Fenske

Samuel William Fenske

Research Data Analyst Associate

samuel.fenske( at )

Ziyan Lu

Ziyan Lu

Research Lab Manager

ziyan( at )

William Plodzeen

William Plodzeen

Research Technician

william.plodzeen( at )

Constance E. (Connie) Runyan

Constance E. (Connie) Runyan

Research Specialist

c-runyan( at )