Principal Investigator: Jafar-Nejad Lab

Hamed Jafar-Nejad, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6159

Biliary development and repair (Alagille syndrome); Glycosylation and deglycosylation in developmental signaling; NGLY1 deficiency

Current Members: Jafar-Nejad Lab

Seung-Yeop Han

Research Assistant (GS)

Mario F Lopez, B.S., A.A.S.

Research Asst, Sr

Ashutosh Pandey

Postdoctoral Associate

Phone

  • (713) 798-6142

Joshua Matthew Adams, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Developmental Biology; Mentor: Hamed Jafar-Nejad, MD

Nima Niknejad

Postdoctoral Associate

Alumni

Madeline Canfield
Summer Student from Emery/Weiner High School (2018)
Current position: High School Junior

Rodrigo Fernandez-Valdivia, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow (2007-2011); Instructor (2011-2012)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Wayne State University

Antonio Galeone, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow (2013-2018)
Current position: Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Milan

Edgar Gonzalez
Summer Intern (2013)
Current Position: Undergraduate Student, Houston Community College

Amanda R. Haltom, Ph.D.
Graduate Student (2011-2015)
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Jessica Leonardi, Ph.D.
Graduate Student (2007-2012); Postdoctoral Fellow (2012-2013)
Current position: Adjunct Professor, Lone Star College

Tom V. Lee, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow (2009-2015)
Current position: Instructor, Neurological Research Institute, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital

Mindian Li
Summer Student From Peking University (2008)
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

Yi-Dong Li
Senior Research Assistant (2007-2014)

Kimia Pourebrahimabadi
Summer Student from Dulles High School (2018)
Current position: High School Junior

Amin Samarghandi, M.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow (2009-2010)
Current position: Radiologist

Shakeel Thakurdas, M.B.B.S.
Postdoctoral Fellow (2012-2017)

Respina Vaezian
Summer Student from Stratford High School (2011)
Current position: Associate Engineer, PepsiCo