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Kyunghee Koh,
Principal Investigator
Professor of Neuroscience
Co-Director, Neuroscience Graduate Program
Positions available
We are looking for highly motivated and creative individuals. For more information, go to Contact
Sho Inami, 


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Dinis Afonso,


Ruky Akpoghiran,
PhD student
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Kyle Kennedy,
Research Technician


Peter Jenny,
Research Technician


Current Undergraduates

Harshini Ravi 2023

Alexa Wilson 2023


Lab Alumni


Former Postdocs:

Jose Duhart, 2019-21, now a PI, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina

Dinis Afonso, 2015-18, now a physician in Portugal

Die Liu, 2013-15, now a physician in China

James Jepson, 2010-14, now a PI, University College London, UK

Angelique Lamaze, 2011-13, now a Research Associate, University of Munster, Germany

Yong Yang, 2010-11, now a Research Associate, Rutgers University


Former Graduate Students:

Daniel Machado, 2013-18, MD/PhD, now a physicaian in Portugal

Dinis Afonso, 2011-14, MD/PhD, now a postdoc in the Koh lab

Alex Kenny, 2016-17, MS

Ruky Akpoghiran, 2018-19, MS, now a PhD student in the Koh lab


Former Technicians:

Joey Buchler 2019-22, now a PhD student, Thomas Jefferson University

Yanan Zhang, 2019-21, now a biotechnician in China

Andri Cruz 2017-19, now a lab technician, Baylor University

Luke Kim 2018-19, now a medical student, University of Colorado

Victoria Baccini 2016-18, now a PhD student, Thomas Jefferson University

Huihui Pan, 2010-16, now a lab manager in China

Katelyn Kallas, 2011-13, now a biotechnician at Merck

Drew Peterson, 2009-11, now a senior scientist, Spark Therapeutics

Corinne Smith, 2009-10, now a senior scientist, Spark Therapeutics


Former Undergraduate Students:

Katerina Pratsos, 2022

Eeshan Khurana, 2022

Irene Cooper 2021

Kyle Kennedy 2019-22

Jarod Olson, 2018-19

Melanie Hilman, 2018

Yash Shah, 2018

William Wei, 2017-18

Isabelle Roman, 2017

Rafael Ellis, 2016

Andrea Nam, 2014

Robert Simmons, 2013


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