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Lab Members

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

Principal Investigator

Joe Mazzulli

Joe Mazzulli, PhD

Associate Professor in the Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology

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Education and Training: Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (2012) Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (2007)

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Postdoctoral Fellow

Kevin Burbidge

Kevin Burbidge, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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PhD (2021) Loyola University Chicago

Laetitia Francelle

Laetitia Francelle, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Postdoctoral Fellow, University Medical Center Goettingen, Germany; University of Heidelberg, Germany. Ph.D., Neurosciences, University of Paris-Sud, France.

Koh Tadokoro

Koh Tadokoro, M.D., Ph.D.

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Ph.D., Medical Science, Okayama University, Japan (2021) M.D., Okayama University, Japan (2014)

Protein trafficking in Parkinson's disease

Willayat Wani

Willayat Wani, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Ph.D., Neurotoxicology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Nicole Zarate

Nicole Zarate

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Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2022) B.S.A., Neuroscience, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX (2017)

Gene regulation in Synucleinopathies

Graduate Students

Annie Zalon

Annie Zalon

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B.S., University of Michigan

Technical Staff

Nandkishore Belur

Nandkishore Belur, M.S.

Research Technologist

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M.S., Stem Cell Biology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Eric Chai

Eric Chai

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M.S. Medical Biotechnology, University of Illinois College of Medicine B.S., Biochemical Science and Technology, National Taiwan University

Patient-specific iPSC modeling

Claire Morton

Claire Morton

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BA, Biological Sciences, Northwestern University, 2022

Windy Nguyen

Windy Nguyen

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B.S., Neuroscience, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Protein trafficking and N-glycosylation in Parkinson's Disease

John Palucki

John Palucki

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BA, Biochemistry, Washington University in St. Louis (2018)

Drew Quiriconi

Drew Quiriconi

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BS, Neurobiology and English, University of Wisconsin, Madison (2020)