Lab Leader

Roger Cone

Roger Cone, Ph.D.

Mary Sue Coleman Director & Research Professor, U-M Life Sciences Institute
Vice Provost and Director, U-M Biosciences Initiative
Professor, Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, U-M Medical School
Professor, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, LSA

Lab Manager

Savannah Williams

Savannah Williams

Lab Manager
Research Laboratory Specialist
(she/her/hers)

Research-Track Faculty

Isin Cakir

Isin Cakir, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Scientist
Luis E. Diaz Gimenez

Luis E. Diaz Gimenez, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Scientist
Ciria Quintero Hernandez

Ciria Hernandez, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Research Scientist
(she/her/hers)
Alys Peisley

Alys Peisley, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Scientist

Research Staff

Terry Noblin

Terry Noblin

Research Laboratory Technician
Kacey Womeldorf

Kacey Womeldorf

Research Laboratory Technician

Postdoctoral Fellows

Antonio Carvalho da Silva

Antonio Carvalho da Silva

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Naima Dahir

Naima Dahir, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Danielle Porter

Danielle Porter, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Alix Rouault

Alix Rouault, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Graduate Students

Nyimasata Damba Danjo

Nyimasata Damba Danjo

Graduate Student
Griffin Downing

Griffin Downing

Graduate Student
Luca Galgano

Luca Galgano

Visiting Graduate Student
Yijun Gui

Yijun Gui

Graduate Student
Yanan Wu

Yanan Wu

Graduate Student

Undergraduate Students

Reese Guo

Reese Guo

Undergraduate Student
Akram Irshaid

Akram Irshaid

Undergraduate Volunteer
Perrigo Fellow

Administrative Staff

Natalie Bartolacci

Natalie Bartolacci

Assistant to the Director
Project Senior Manager