Kelly Ross' Doctoral Thesis Defense, May 2017. From left to right: Brian Dockter, Tuan Tran, Luiza Tunes, Celeste Romero, Kelly Ross, Nick Strand, Ricardo Zayas, Jack Allen, and Artem Movsesyan (who also defended his M.S. thesis, May 2017).

Lab lunch at Nishiki Ramen, December 2017. From left to right around the table: Celeste Romero, Shengzhou Wang, Nick Strand, Jack Allen, Kelly Ross (her son, Felix, is sitting at the head of the table), Tuan Tran, Luiza Tunes, Ricardo Zayas, and Andy Kelm.

Principal Investigator:
Ricardo Zayas, Ph.D.  (e-mail: rzayas(at)

Postdoctoral Fellows:
Nick Strand, Ph.D. (e-mail: nstrand

Graduate Students:
John "Jack" Allen (Ph.D. Student) (e-mail: 
Kelly Ross (Ph.D. Student) (e-mail: kel.g.ross(at)
Tuan Tran (M.S. Student) (e-mail: tuandinhtran88(at)
Luiza Guimarães Tunes (Visting Ph.D. Student from 
René Rachou Research Center, Fiocruz Minas, Brazil)
Shengzhou Wang (M.S. Student) (

Undergraduate Research Students:
Andy Kelm
Celeste Romero

For a list of lab alumni click here.

© Ricardo Zayas 2014