Graduate Group Affiliations
Maryellen is a neuroscientist whose research interests are primarily involved with the effects of anesthesia and surgery on the brain in older adults.
Thomas Joseph, MD, PhD
Tom came to our lab as a postdoctoral fellow on the T32 training grant, after completing his anesthesia residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY. Tom is continuing his collaborations with our lab, now as a junior faculty member, studying anesthetics mechanisms using molecular dynamic simulations. Thomas Joseph's publications and faculty webpage.
Victoria Bedell, MD, PhD
Vicki came to PENN for her anesthesia residency and was selected as a Dripps Scholar. She completed her residency and is now a postdoctoral fellow on the Department's NIH T32 Training Grant. Vicki's research focus is studying anesthetic mechanisms in zebrafish.
E. Railey White, MD, PhD
Railey came to PENN for her anesthesia residency and was selected to be a Dripps Scholar. Railey is using her expertise in chemical biology to understand the mechanisms of anesthetic action. She completed her residency and is currently on the Department's NIH T32 Training Grant.
Weiming Bu, PhD
Weiming is a structural biologist, using protein expression and crystallography in the lab. He is also the radiation officer for the Eckenhoff lab. See Weiming Bu's publications.
David Leace, BS
David is an organic chemist (BS, Washington University, St. Louis) with interests in medicinal chemistry and translation of anesthetic molecules to patient care.
Previous Graduate Students
Kellie A. Woll, PhD
Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellow
Kellie, as a pharmacology graduate student, completed her PhD thesis in our lab and remained briefly in the lab as a postdoctoral fellow before accepting a postdoctoral fellowship with Filip Van Petegen at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
See Kellie Woll's publications.
Brian P. Weiser, PhD
Brian was a Pharmacology graduate student and completed his thesis work in our lab. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship with Philip A Cole in the Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and recently accepted a position as an assistant professor at Rowan University. See Brian Weiser's publications.
Top row: Tom Joseph, Maryellen Eckenhoff, Roderic Eckenhoff
Bottom row: Vicki Bedell, Railey White, Weiming Bu
Tom Joseph, David Leace, Weiming Bu, Maryellen Eckenhoff, Railey White, Roderic Eckenhoff, Vicki Bedell, Sruthi Murlidaran
Weiming Bu, Tom Joseph, Railey White, Brandon Anderson, Vicki Bedell, Rod Eckenhoff, Maryellen Eckenhoff
Back Row: Tom Joseph, Nikaela Bryan, Danny Prieto-Riascos, Kellie Woll, Rod EckenhofFront Row: Daniel Xu, Nick Kondoleon, Railey White, Maryellen Eckenhoff, Vicki Bidell
Back Row: Maryellen Eckenhoff, Lindsay Roth, Wesley Peng, Tim DeYoung, Kellie Woll, Rod Eckenhoff
Front Row: Emmanuel Suarez, Daniel Xu, Jack Jacobs, Weiming Bu, John Li
Back: Rod Eckenhoff, Kellie Woll, Nathan Weinbren
Front: Gourab Sarker, Maryellen Eckenhoff, Weiming Bu, Brian Weiser
Left to right: John Li, Julie Drobish, Amanda Cornfeld, Kellie Woll, Nathan Weinbren, Maryellen Eckenhoff, Brian Weiser, Weiming Bu, Zoe Gan, Rod Eckenhoff
Back Row: Rod Eckenhoff, Wesley Ru, Julie Drobish, Weiming Bu, Brian Weiser
Front row: Maryellen Eckenhoff, Zoe Gan, Junxia Tang