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Lab Members

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

Learn more about the past contributors to our work via the lab Alumni page.

Principal Investigator

Laimonis Laimins

Laimonis Laimins, PhD

Guy and Anne Youmans Professor
Chair, Department of Microbiology-Immunology

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Dr. Laimins received his BS degree in physics from Case Western Reserve University. He went on to the University of Chicago where, in 1981, he obtained his PhD degree in bio-physics and theoretical biology studying ion transport in bacteria. Dr. Laimins performed his postdoctoral work on gene expression at the National Cancer Institute under the direction of Dr. George Khoury. Dr. Laimins joined the faculty of Northwestern in 1994, and was appointed department chair in June 2006.

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Postdoctoral Fellows

Tazin Fahmi, PhD

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Conor Templeton, PhD

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Arushi Vats, PhD

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Research Staff

Olga Rozhok, MS

Research Lab Manager

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MS, BS, Molecular and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Plant Physiology, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University