Lab Members

The lab is in the process of growing and is actively recruiting talented undergraduate students, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.  If you are interested in studying the processes of fertilization and reproduction, please contact us!

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          Dr. Anna Allen  

Principal Investigator  

 anna.allen@howard.edu                                     

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Lourds Michelle Fernando                                            Benedict Quagraine

Graduate Student                                                           Graduate Student lourds.fernando@howard.edu     benedict.quagraine@bison.howard.edu             

 

Undergraduate Students –

Sofiat Atoba – Senior, HU Class of 2019

                Sofiat’s project is still be determined.

India Bradley – Senior, HU Class of 2019

                India is further investigating the role and function of wee-1.3.

Kyrionna Golliday – Senior, HU Class of 2019

                Kyrionna is investigating the importance of the transmembrane domain of

WEE-1.3 for the functionality of this important meiotic inhibitory kinase.

Lakai Legg – Senior, HU Class of 2019

                Lakai is involved in a project to utilized CRISPR/Cas-9 endogenous

                 genome editing to tag the various isoforms of ETR-1.

Jeandele Elliot – Sophomore, HU Class of 2021, Biomedical Engineering Major

Jeandele is on Team Proteasome with Michelle.

Donjayla Jenkins – Sophomore, HU Class of 2021, Biology Major

Donjayla is on Team Proteasome with Michelle.

Marvin Pierre – Sophomore, HU Class 2021, Biology Major

Marvin is on Team Proteasome with Michelle.

Alums of the lab  –

Ruby Boateng, Ph.D. – Ruby received her Ph.D. in July 2018 and is currently a post-doctoral fellow at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine.

Sara Vaughan – HU Class of 2017, currently: University of Toronto medical school

Apurva Chopade – BS/MD candidate in Howard University Medical School

Sam Ejigu – HU Class of 2017

Kristina Ramirez- HU Class of 2017, currently: UMD Dental School

 

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