Lab Members

Aussie Suzuki, PhD: Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor of Oncology, McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, UW Madison
Genetic & Epigenetic Mechanisms Member – UW Carbone Cancer Center
Steering Committee Member – University of Wisconsin Imaging Core
Committee Member – Cancer Biology Graduate Admission Committee and Cancer Biology Seminar Committee
New Investigator Program Grantee – Wisconsin Partnership Program

Postdoctoral Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
PhD, Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Japan, 2010
BS, Pharmacy School at Kyushu University, Japan, 2005

Faculty in Cancer Biology Graduate Program, MCP (Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology), Biophysics, and CMB (Cellular and Molecular Biology) at the UW-Madison.

Current Members

Sungjin Park, PhD: Postdoc

Postdoctoral Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison
PhD, Toxicology, Seoul National University, Korea, 2015
MS, Toxicology, Seoul National University, Korea, 2009
BS, Genetic Engineering, Kyung Hee University, Korea, 2005

Jon Loi: Graduate Student (2020-current)

Graduate Program: Biophysics, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Roshan Norman: Graduate Student (Burkard Lab, co-mentored, 2018-current)

Graduate Program: Biophysics, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Yu-Chia Chen: Graduate Student (2021-current)

Graduate Program: Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology (MCP), University of Wisconsin – Madison

Ozge AL, PhD: Post-doctoral Fellow (2021-current)

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Anatomy, Erciyes University, Turkey
PhD, Dept. of Anatomy, Erciyes University,Turkey, 2019
BS, Veterinary Faculty, Firat University, Turkey, 2011

Jennifer Qu: Undergraduate Research Student (2019-current)

Major: Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Mitchell Mussehl: Undergraduate Research Student (2021-curent)

Major: Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Ainslie Homan: Undergraduate Research Student (2021-curent)

Major: Biology, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Ece Kilic: Undergraduate Research Student (2021-curent)

Major: Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Lab Alumni

Ananya Damodare: Undergraduate Research Student (2021-2022)

Major: Biology, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Current: Life Science Consulting Firm, Florida

Alex Li: Undergraduate Research Student (2019-2022)

Major: Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, and Neurobiology, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Award: 2021-2022 Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship

Smit Patel: Undergraduate Research Student (2019-2021, Graduate early)

Major: Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Current: Research Intern in Dr. Ahna Skop lab at UW-Madison

Jacob Massonet: Undergraduate Research Student (2021 Jan-Dec, Graduate early)

Major: Genetics and Genomics, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Current: Research Associate at Invenra, Inc

Jihua Liu: Undergraduate Research Student (2019-2021, Graduate early)

Major: Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Research Award: Biochemistry Summer Research Fellowship
Current: Graduate school at University of Pennsylvania (Biostatistics) 2022

Ángel Alvarado: Master’s student Researcher (2020-2021)

Master’s Program: Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Current: Research assistant at UW-Madison

Emma Recchia: Associate Research Specialist

BA, Biology, Cornell College, Iowa
AA, Business, Montgomery College, Maryland

Sophia Liu: Visiting Undergraduate Fellow/Intern, Summer 2019

Home Institution: Columbia University, New York; Second year student
Major: Pre-Medical, Biomedical or Chemical Engineering
Research Award: Columbia University Scholars Program Summer Enhancement Fellowship and Columbia Engineering Internship Fund