Elizabeth Grice, Ph.D.
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.
Amanda Tyldsley, B.S.
Research Specialist and Lab Manager
2011, B.S., Biology, Northern Arizona University
Analysis of host response and microbiota in mouse models; Acne microbiome studies.
Brendan Hodkinson, Ph.D.
2005, B.S., Biology, College of William and Mary
2011, Ph.D., Biology, Duke University
Phylogeny, taxonomy, ecology, and physiology of diverse biological communities; bioinformatics for next-generation sequencing data; Characterization of the microbial communities associated with traumatic wounds and diabetic foot ulcers and their ability to heal.
Jacqueline 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
Senior at Central High School
Antibiotic resistance of skin microbes. Winning science fairs.