Institute Staff Directory

IMM ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Hancock, John F., MA, MB, BChir, PhD, ScD            Vice-Dean of Research,    Executive Director
500-2401 SRB 205A
Medrano, Diana Senior Executive Assistant 500-7547 & 500-2401 MSB 4.098 & SRB 205-1
Bihm, Cynthia (Cindy) Director of Management Operations
500-2408 SRB 205D
Chevis, Josie Financial Analyst 500-2468 SRB 205-6
Gibbs, Reginald Shipping & Receiving Clerk II 500-2406 SRB 129
Hazen, Amy L. PhD Assoc. Director Shared Research Resources 500-3612 SRB 330G
Johnson, Travis Receiving Supervisor 500-2406 SRB 129
Khorchani, Jennifer Senior Grants and Contracts Specialist 500-3247 SRB 205-9
Li, Fei Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist 500-2418 SRB 205-8
Martinez, Bonnie Administrative Manager 500-2404 SRB 205E
Nguyen, Christopher Systems & Application Specialist I 500-3615 SRB 430-05
Rodriguez, Renee AV Equipment Technician II 500-5048 MSB 2.028
Sanchez, Jorge Systems & Applications Specialist III 500-3064 SRB 432
Sanders, Lillian Laboratory Technician Supervisor 500-2467 SRB 417
Vo, Minh Financial Analyst 500-2450 SRB 205-7
Wilson, Laquesha Administrative Manager 500-3561 SRB 205-5
IMM CENTER FOR CARDIOVASCULAR GENETIC
Mailing Address: 6770 Bertner Avenue | Houston, TX 77030 | Department Mail Code: THI/DAC-900
Denton A. Cooley Building (DAC) 9th Floor | Fax 713-383.0313
Faculty:
Marian, Ali J., MD Professor & Director 500-2350 C 900A
Gurha, Priyatansh, PhD Assistant Professor 500-2335  C 950G 
Lombardi, Raffaella, MD, PhD  Assistant Professor  500-2344 C 950F 
Administrative Staff:
Capadocia, Evelyn S. Senior Administrative Coordinator 500-2345 C 900B
Postdoctoral Fellows:
Chen, Suet Nee, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-2307 C 950H
Karmouch, Jennifer, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-2307 C 950H
Research & Clinical Study 500-2312
Tan, Yanli (Lily), RN Research Nurse 500-2310 C 950J
Cardiovascular Genetics Staff:
Czernuszewicz, Grazyna Senior Research Assistant 500-2307 C 950H
Xiaofan (Eric) Chen, MD Research Assistant 500-2307 C 950H
Rodionov, Edward Research Assistant 500-2307 C 950H
IMM CENTER FOR HUMAN GENETICS
Faculty:
Doris, Peter, Ph.D. Professor &  Director 500-2414 SRB 530E
Boerwinkle, Eric, Ph.D. Professor  500-9050
RAS W114A
Fornage, Myriam, Ph.D. Professor 500-2463 SRB 530F
Kapoor, Ashish, Ph.D. Assistant Professor 500-2439 SRB 530C
Teng, Ba-Bie, Ph.D. Professor 500-2443 SRB 530D
Wang, Sidney H., Ph.D. Assistant Professor 500-2427 SRB 530G
Administrative Staff:
McFarland, Ruby Senior Administrative Coordinator 500-2460 SRB 530-01
Postdoctoral Fellows:
Dhande, Isha, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-3572 SRB 530.06
Richard, Melissa Ann, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-3648 SRB 530-12
Jian, Xueqiu, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-2476 SRB 530-13
Laboratory Staff:
Johnson, Morgan Research Assistant I SRB 505
Kneedler, Sterling Research Assistant II 500-2465 SRB 501E

Peng, Fen

Statistician 500-2417 SRB 501

Sun, Daokun

SPH Graduate Assistant (Masters) 500-2472 SRB 501

Sun, Hua

Research Scientist 500-2472 SRB 530-03
Wang, Ping Research Associate 500-2422 SRB 501A
Wang, Yunlong, Ph.D. Visiting Scientist 500-2483

SRB 501E.06,

SRB 530-04 (office)

Xia, Rui

Statistician 713-873-4685 SRB 501

Xu, Zhengming

Research Technician II (Part time) 500-2483 SRB 501I-01

Zhu, Yaming, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Assistant III 500-2463 SRB 501B
IMM CENTER FOR IMMUNOLOGY & AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES
Faculty:
Wetsel, Rick, Ph.D.

Professor and Director 500-2412 SRB 430A
Chung, Yeonseok, Ph.D. Visiting Professor SRB 437A
Gigli, Irma, M.D. Professor Emeritus  
Luong, Amber U., M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor 500-5410 SRB 437C
Wang, Dachun, M.D. Assistant Professor
500-3608 SRB 437D
Zsigmond, Eva, Ph.D. Associate Professor/Associate Director 500-2453 SRB 430C
Shivshankar, Pooja Instrructor-Non Tenure Track Research 500-3614 SRB 401V
Administrative Staff: 
Jugueta, Nancy  Administrative Coordinator 500-3488 SRB 430-07
Postdoctoral Fellows:
Mazzilli, John, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-3614 SRB 401V
Laboratory Staff:
Domozhirov, Aleksey Senior Research Associate/Manager 500-2452 SRB 637B
Li, Yi-Dong Research Assistant III 500-3614 SRB 401V
Mueller-Ortiz, Stacey, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist 500-2416 SRB 437-05
Simmons, Kenneth Research Scientist 500-2416 SRB 437
Quan, Yuan Senior Research Associate 500-3607 SRB 401R
IMM CENTER FOR METABOLIC AND DEGENERATIVE DISEASES
Faculty:
Mikhail G. Kolonin, PhD Associate Professor & Director   500-3146  SRB 430E 
Tong, Qingchun, PhD Associate Professor  500-3453 SRB 430G 
Justice, Nicholas, PhD Assistant Professor 500-3665 SRB 430B
Mahan, Kristin Eckel- Assistant Professor 500-2487 SRB 437B
Narkar, Vihang, PhD Associate Professor 500-3585 SRB 430F
Sun,  Kai, PhD Assistant Professor 500-3190 SRB 437A
Zhang, Sheng, PhD Assistant Professor 500-3493 SRB 430H
Instructors (Faculty)
Xu, Yuanzhong, PhD Instructor 500-3586 SRB 401P
Administrative Staff:
Jugueta, Nancy Administrative Coordinator 500-3488 SRB 430-07
IMM Confocal Microscope:
Mao, Zhengmei, PhD Research Associate 500-3389 SRB 537-02
Laboratory Staff:
Daquinag, Alexes, PhD Senior Research Scientist 500-2451 SRB 401L.08
Gao, Zhanguo, PhD Research Scientist 500-2410 SRB 401R
Su, Fei Research Scientist

500-2410

SRB 401M
Postdoctoral Fellows:
Tito, Antonio Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-3115

SRB 401

Students (GSBS)
Mangieri, Leandra Rosa Graduate Research Assistant 500-3586 SRB 401P
IMM CENTER FOR MOLECULAR IMAGING
Faculty:
Sevick, Eva M, Ph.D. Professor & Director 500-3560 SRB 330A
Aldrich, Melissa, Ph.D. Assistant Professor 500-3565 SRB 330D
Azhdarinia, Ali, Ph.D. Assistant Professor 500-3539 SRB 330C
Harvey, Barrett R., Ph.D. Assistant Professor 500-3485 SRB 430
Kwon, Sunkuk, Ph.D. Assistant Professor 500-3393 SRB 330F
Rasmussen, John, Ph.D. Assistant Professor 500-3393 SRB 330F
Zhu Banghe, Ph.D. Assistant Professor 500-3563 SRB 330
Gao, Peng, Ph.D. Instructor 500-3482 SRB430
Specialists:
Morrow, Rodney, J. Sr. Regulatory & Compliance Specialist 500-3592 SRB 330B
Administrative Staff:
Garcia, Gloria Administrative Coordinator 500-3433 SRB 330
Postdoctoral Fellows:
Laboratory Staff:
Ghosh, Sukhen Research Scientist 500-3561 SRB-330C
Velasquez, Fred Christian Research Assistant I 500-3606 SRB 330
Voss, Julie Research Coordinator I 500-3606 SRB 330
IMM CENTER FOR PRECISION BIOMEDICINE
Faculty:
Cristini, Vittorio, Ph.D. Professor &  Director 486-2315 158 3SCR6.4644
Bi, Xiaohong, Ph.D. Assistant Professor  486-5419 158 3SCR6.4678
Pan, Sheng, Ph.D. Associate Professor  486-5428 SRB 330H
Volk, David, Ph.D. Assistant Professor 500-2232 SRB 330E
Wang, Zhihui (Bill), Ph.D Visiting Associate Professor 486-5425 158 3SCR6.4680
Wang, Hongyu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor  500-3196 SRB 330E
Administrative Staff:
Riley, J. Scott Senior Administrative Coordinator 500-3672 & 486-5486 SRB 330
Laboratory Staff:
Li, Li Research Coordinator II 500-2456 SRB 330-10
Li, Xin Research Associate 500-2232 SRB 301
Rao, Lokesh, PhD Research Scientist 500-2232 SRB 330-15
Post Doctoral Fellows/Medical Students:
Mayberry, James Medical Student (Research) SRB 301L
Nyugen, Linda Medical Student (Research) SRB 301L
IMM CENTER FOR STEM CELL & REGENERATIVE MEDICINE
Faculty:
Davis, Brian R., PhD Associate Professor & Director 500-3145 SRB 630E
Cao, Qilin, MD Associate Professor 500-6365 SRB637D
Cox, Charles S. Jr., MD Professor 500-7300 MSB 5.236
Darabi, Radbod, MD, PhD Assistant Professor  500-3411 SRB 630A 
Huang, Sarah Xuelian, MBBS, PhD Assistant Professor 500-2461 SRB 630A
Kim, Dong H., MD Professor 500-6170 MSB 7.146
Kobayashi, Michihiro, MD, PhD Assistant Professor 500-2419 SRB 637
Liu, Ying, MD, PhD Assistant Professor 500-3567 SRB 630G
Long, Bo Visiting Professor 500-3674 SRB630.05
McCarty, Nami, PhD Associate Professor 500-2495 SRB 630H
Nakayama, Naoki, PhD Associate Professor 500-3423 SRB 630D
Simmons, Paul, J., PhD Adjunct Professor
Smith-Callahan, Laura, PhD Assistant Professor  500-3431 SRB 630F
Wenzel, Pamela, L., PhD Assistant Professor 500-3472 SRB 637A
Wu, Jiaqian, PhD Assistant Professor 500-3421 SRB 637C
Xian, Wa, PhD Assistant Professor 500-3116 SRB 630B
Yoshimoto, Momoko, MD, PhD Associate Professor 500-2407 SRB 637B
Administrative Staff:
Alvarado, Isabel Administrative Coordinator 500-2409 SRB 637-01
Postdoctoral Fellows:
Daquinag, Alexes, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-2451 SRB 601
Dong, Xiaomin, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-3556 SRB 637-05
Li, Shenglan Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-3674 SRB601E08
Li, Xuan Shirley, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-3426 SRB601L.01
Matthias, Nadine, DVM Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-2451 SRB601.L05
Pourebrahamabadi, Rasoul, MD, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow 50-3426 SRB630.13
Salameh, Ahmad (Nasser) Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-2451 SRB 601
Wu, Jianbo, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-3411 SRB 601E.02
Zheng, Yi-Yan, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-0000 MSE R131
Laboratory Staff:
Chen, Zheng Research Assistant 500-2499 SRB 601
Crane, Ana Senior Research Associate 500-3426 SRB 601J
Diaz, Miguel Research Associate | Non Clinical 500-2454 SRB 601L.06
Gandhi, Poojabahen Research Assistant I 500-2499 SRB 601
Liao, Wei Research Associate 500-3426 SRB 601
Pan, HaiYing Senior Research Assistant 500-3778 SRB 630.03
Rouhigharabaei, Leila Senior Research Assistant | Non Clinical 500-3426 SRB 630.10
Xue, Haipeng Research Associate 500-3674 SRB601E08
IMM SENATOR LLOYD & B.A. BENTSEN CENTER FOR STROKE RESEARCH
Faculty:
Aronowski, Jaroslaw A., PhD Professor 500-7059 MSB 7.210
Cao, Qilin, MD Associate Professor 500-6365 SRB 637D
Cox, Charles, S. Jr., MD Professor 500-7300 MSB 5.236
Dash, Pramod, PhD Professor 500-5625 MSB 7.160
Liu, Ying, PhD Assistant Professor 500-3567 SRB 630B
Savitz, Sean I., MD Associate Professor 500-7083 MSB 7.124
Wu, Jiaqian, PhD Assistant Professor 500-3421 SRB 637C
IMM CENTER FOR TISSUE ENGINEERING AND AGING RESEARCH (TEAR)
Mailing Address: Center for Advance Biomedical Imaging (CABI) | South Campus Research Building | 1881 East Rd. | 6th floor 3SCR6.3606 | Houston, TX 77054 | Ph: 713-486-5427 | Fax 713-796-9697
Faculty:
Johnny Huard, PhD Professor & Director 713-486-5429 3SCR6.3618
Gao, Xueqin, MD, PhD Assistant Professor 713-486-5437 3SCR6.3607
Guo, Ping, PhD Assistant Professor 713-486-5438 3SCR6.4621
Lu, Aiping, MD Assistant Professor 713-486-5442 3SCR6.4638
Mu, Xiaodong, PhD Assistant Professor 713-486-5436 3SCR6.3607
Sinha, Krishna, PhD  Assistant Professor  713-486-5417 3SCR6.4623
Administrative Staff:
Lipari, Barbara Senior Administrative Manager 713-486-5434 3SCR6.3609
Ramirez, Michelle Executive Assistant 713-486-5427 3SCR6.3606-1
Hall, Mary, MBA, PhD Program Manager-Research 713-486-5445 3SCR6.3606-4
Zhong, Ling (Jeannie) Program Manager-Research 713-486-5424 3SCR6.3606-5
Postdoctoral Fellows:
Gao, Shanshan (Ellen), PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow 713-486-5446 3SCR6.4610-8
Hambright, Sealy, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow 713-486-5435 3SCR6.4610-13
Sun, Xuying, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow 713-486-5484 3SCR6.4610-9
Tseng, Chieh (Judy), PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow 713-486-5485 3SCR6.4610-11
Laboratory Staff
Amra, Sarah Senior Research Histologist 713-500-3386 3SCR6.3828
Cheng, Haizi, MD Research Associate - Part time 713-486-5482 3SCR6.4610-7
Cui, Yan, MD Senior Research Scientist 713-486-5447 3SCR6.3814
Matre, Polina, MBA, PhD Senior Research Scientist 713-486-5442 3SCR6.3606-2
Pan, Haiying Senior Research Technician 713-486-5439 3SCR6.3814
Pena, Martha Research Technician - Part time 281-935-9680 3SCR6.3834
Visiting Scientist
Gutierrez, Jose, MD Visiting Scientist 3SCR6.3834
Wang, Liang, PhD Visiting Scientist 3SCR6.3834
Yang, Fan PhD Visiting Scientist 3SCR6.4409
Visiting Student:
Deng, Zhenhan (Stephen) Visiting Student 713-486-5422 3SCR6.3828
Lin, Chih-Yi (Amy) Visiting Student 713-486-5423 3SCR6.3834
TEXAS THERAPEUTICS INSTITUTE, IMM
Faculty:
An, Zhiqiang, PhD Professor (Director) 500-3011 SRB 532A
Bills, Gerald  Professor  - 1881 East Road  486-2344 

CABI 3SCR6.4676 

Carmon, Kendra, PhD Assistant Professor 500-3390 SRB 530H
Li, Wenliang Assistant Professor 500-3363 SRB 537C
Liu, Qingyun, PhD Professor (Co-Director) 500-3808 SRB 530A
Rios, Adan, PhD Associate Professor (Oncology) 500-3412  SRB537A 
Stephan, Clifford, PhD Assistant Professor (IBT) 713-677-7456 2121 W. Holcombe Blvd Suite 907
Tsuchikama, Kyoji Assistant Professor  486-5431 CABI 3SCR6.4634 
Zhang, Ningyan Associate Professor 500-3332 SRB 537D
Administrative Staff:
McFarland, Ruby Senior Administrative Coordinator 500-2460 SRB 530-01
Postdoctoral Fellow:
Li, Leike (Simon), PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow (An Lab) 500-3522 SRB 501R
Li, Yan, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Bills) 486-2345 CABIR-3SCR6.3638
Huang, Zhao (George), PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-3522 SRB 301R

Meng, Weixu, (Ella), PhD 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-3522 SRB501R

Shi, Yun

Postdoctoral Research Fellow 500-3522 SRB 501R
Xia, Lin Postdoctoral Research Fellow

500-3522

SRB 501L
Yi, Jing Postdoctoral Research Fellow

500-3690

SRB 301U
Laboratory Staff:
Deng, Hui Research Associate 500-3522 SRB 330
Fa, Ming Senior Research Associate Non-Clinical (Dr. An's Lab) 500-3522 SRB 408
Fan, Xuejun (Jun) Research Scientist 500-3522 SRB 301R
Gong, Xing, PhD Research Scientist 500-3690 SRB 501L
Jiang, Hong Research Scientist 500-2434 SRB 516

Xiong, Wei

Research Associate 500-3690 SRB 501L

Students

Dhupkar, Pooja 

Mukherjee, Seema
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