P. I.

Levi Morran (

Morran CV


Lab Manager/Technician

McKenna Penley ( Penley_McKenna

Graduate Students


  • Kim Hoang (
    (2014 – current)


  • Kayla Stoy (
    (2017 – current)


Undergraduate Students

  • Helena Baffoe-Bonnie
    Lab pic
  • Angela Choi
  • Prathyusha Kandala


  • Ritika Manikrm
  • Arthur Menezesam
  • Dilys Oseifullsizeoutput_17c
  • Raythe Owens
  • Hannan Sylla
  • Heidi Choi
  • Manraj Dua
  • Chase Gornbein
  • Annie Kim
  • Rose Faucher
  • Elizabeth Chong

The Departed


  • Amanda Gibson: FIRST postdoctoral fellow 2016 – 2018
    • Currently an assistant professor in the Dept. of Biology at the University of Virginia

Graduate Students

  • Zach Lynch: PhD in Population Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, 2016
  • Dorian Feistel: MS in Population Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, 2017
    • Currently an ORISE Fellow at the CDC in Atlanta, GA

Undergraduate Students

  • Arooj Khalid (B.S. Anthropology and Human Biology, 2018)
    • Currently an elementary school teacher with Teach for America
  • Julie Lin (B.S. Biology 2017)
    • Currently optometry student at SUNY College of Optometry
  • Jae Hoon Cho (B.S. Biology, B.A. in Music Performance – Saxophone, 2017)
    • Currently: research assistant with Dr. Michael Hood, Amherst College, Amherst Massachusetts
  • Giang Ha (B.S. Biology, B.A. Music, 2017)
    • Currently: medical student at Mercer University School of Medicine
  • Sarah Hesse (B.S. Anthropology and Human Biology, German Studies, 2017)
    • Currently: Fulbright Scholar teaching in Germany
  • William Milligan (B.S. Biology, B.S. in Applied Mathematics, 2017)
    • Currently: PhD student at Columbia University’s Department of Biological Sciences
  • Chris Stadnick (B.S. Biology, 2017)
    • Currently: medical student at University of Tennessee
  • Arielle Greenberg (B.S. Anthropology and Human Biology, 2016)
    • Currently: medical student at University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Maura Sare (B.S. Environmental Sciences, 2016)
    • Currently: research technician at Temple University’s Fox Chase Cancer Center
  • Rishab Makam
  • Yemii Teshome


  • Aimee Paulk
    • currently: PhD student in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (MMG) program at Emory University
  • Sathvik Namburar
    • currently: medical student at Dartmouth College
  • Arihant Jain
  • Zoey Del Pinto
    • currently: medical student at Ohio State University
  • Rishika Pandey
    • currently: undergraduate student at the University of Georgia
    • Rishika and Levi approve of this poster.1006182129a