Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Grice Lab



 Elizabeth Grice, Ph.D.

  Principal Investigator
  Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology

  2001, B.A., Biology, Luther College
  2006, Ph.D., Human Genetics, John Hopkins University
  2007-11, Post-doctoral Fellowship, National Human Genome Research Institute



Geoffrey Hannigan, B.S.

Ph.D. Graduate Student, Cell and Molecular Biology; Gene Therapy and Vaccines Program

2011, B.S., Cell & Molecular Biology, University of Minnesota Duluth

Metagenomic analysis of the human skin virome; Characterization of the microbial communities associated with traumatic wounds and their ability to heal; Understanding microbial associations with human dermatological diseases of unknown etiology.


  Jacquelyn Meisel, B.S.

  Ph.D. Graduate Student, Genomics and Computational Biology Program

  2012, B.S., Bioinformatics, University of Maryland Baltimore County

  Skin metagenomics; RNA-seq to analyze host response to commensal and pathogenic microbiota


  Adam Sanmiguel, B.A.

  Ph.D. Graduate Student, Cell and Molecular Biology; Microbiology, Virology and Parasitology (MVP) program

2010, B.A., Biology, Colby College

Effect of the microbiome and innate immunity on wound healing using mouse models; host factors that influence colonization of the skin with microbiota.


Michael Loesche, B.S.

M.D./Ph.D. Medical Scientist Training Program, Cell and Molecular Biology; Microbiology, Virology and Parasitology (MVP) program

B.S., University of Texas Austin

Microbial dynamics during progression of dysbiotic and/or inflammatory disease; Bacteriophage-host interactions during wound healing.


Charles Bradley, V.M.D., Diplomate A.C.V.P.

Lecturer, Pathobiology; Veterinary dermatopathologist

VMD, Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

BS, Animal Science, Biology-Anatomy and Physiology, Cornell University

Skin microbiome associated with pyoderma and treatments in dogs with atopic dermatitis; effect of antibiotic pressures on the canine resistome


Qi Zheng, Ph.D.


Post-doctoral fellowship, Gregory Lab, University of Pennsylvania

2009, Ph.D., Bioinformatics, Chinese Academy of Science

2004, B.S., Biology, Peking University


JosephJoseph Horwinski, B.S.

Research Specialist B

2012, B.S., Biology, Northern Arizona University



Amanda Tyldsley, B.S.

Part Time Research Specialist B

2011, B.S., Biology, Northern Arizona University