Lab Members


PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR 

Hee Jung Chung, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Molecular and Integrative Physiology

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Burrill Hall, Room 427A.

Phone: 217-244-6839

Email: chunghj@.illinois.edu

Current Lab Members

Eung Chang Kim, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow

Brian Baculis, B.S. Graduate Student, Neuroscience Program

Jiaren Zhang, B.S.  Graduate Student,  Molecular and Cellular Biology

Jennifer Walters, B.S.  Graduate Student, Neuroscience

Gregory Tracy, B.S. Graduate Student, Molecular and Cellular Biology

Braesen Rader, B.S.   Master Student, Molecular and Cellular Biology

Eric Shin, Undergraduate Student, MCB Major

Andrew Zhu, Undergraduate Student, MCB Major

Angelina Wilton, Undergraduate Student, MCB and Psych Major

Diana Garcia, Undergraduate Student, MCB Major

Harish Kesavan, Undergraduate Student, MCB Major

Past Lab Members

Kwan Young Lee, Ph.D. (former postdoc 2010-2014, currently in Dr. Tsai’s lab)

Kaitlyn Breithaupt (former grad, currently in Michigan State Univ, PhD/DVM program)

Sara Royston, M.D. Ph.D. (former grad, Medical Residency, Harvard University)

Sung-Soo Jang, Ph.D. (former grad, currently in Gladstone Institute, UCSF for postdoc training)

Max Vest, M.D. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2012)

Han Sol Oh, Pharm D. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2012)

Daniel Ley, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2012, currently in biotech)

Edward Kim, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2013, currently  in Northwestern University Neuroscience PhD program)

Ralph Bartley, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2012)

Seung Du Baek, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2013, currently in Biotech, Korea)

Max Crouse, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2013, currently in Medical School)

Ashley Czaplicki, B.S. (UIUC Class of 2014, currently in Medical School)

Whitney A Stevens Sostre, BS (2014 SROP Undergraduate Student from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Currently in PhD program of University of Wisconsin Madison)

 (UIUC Class of 2015, currently in Medical School)

Seungbae Lee, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2015, currently preparing for Med School)

Gunhee Lee, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2014, currently in Medical School).

Shuwei Wang, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2016, currently in UIC Dental School).

Hangil Jeong, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2016, currently preparing for Med School).

Weilun Pang, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2017, currently in Cornell University, PhD program).

Zhuoli Huang, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2017, currently a research tech).

Rebecca Choi, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2018.Attending UI Chicago Dental School).

Justine Chee, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2019. Attending Med School).

Jaimin Patel, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2019. Internship at NIH).

David Cao, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2019. Attending  Med School).

Julianne Yang, B.S. (former undergrad, UIUC Class of 2019, currently in UCLA, PhD program).

Stephanie Park, B.S. (former tech 2011)

Rodal Issema, B.S. (former tech 2012)

John Cavaretta, B.S. (former tech 2013-2015, currently a research tech in New Mexico)

Nickolas Broches, B.S. (former tech 2016, currently in UIUC pursuing MS degree)