Wang Lab Personnel

Assistant Scientist

Belinda Pinto

Belinda Pinto

Assistant Scientist (faculty)
Department: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Phone: (352) 273-9236
Mailing Address:
PO BOX 103610
GAINESVILLE FL 326110001
Grants:
  • Feb 2019 ACTIVE
    Impeding transcription of expanded microsatellite repeats using deactivated Cas9
    NATL INST OF HLTH NIA · Other
Patents:
  • Published April 2019
    Compositions and Methods for Impeding Transcription of Expanded Microsatellite Repeats
    #US-2021-0285010-A1

Lab Manager

Kendra K Mckee

Kendra K Mckee

Lab Manager/Biological Scientist Ll
Department: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Phone: (352) 273-9236
Mailing Address:
PO BOX 103610
GAINESVILLE FL 326100001
Physical Address:
2033 Mowry Road – CGRC Eric Wang Lab 215
GAINESVILLE FL 326100001

Lab Manager, University of Florida, Eric T. Wang Lab, Center for Neurogenetics

Post Doctoral Associate

Yu Zhou

Yu Zhou

POSTDOC ASO
Department: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Phone: (352) 273-9236
Mailing Address:
2033 MOWRY RD
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
2033 Mowry Rd.
Gainesville FL 32610

Graduate Assistants

Ryan Hildebrandt

Ryan Hildebrandt

GRADUATE AST-R
Department: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Phone: (352) 273-9236
Mailing Address:
1149 NEWELL DR
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
2033 MOWRY RD RM 215
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Grants:
  • Jan 2021 – May 2021
    2021 Southeastern Translational Cell Biology Symposium
    CHAN ZUCKERBERG INITIATIVE · Principal Investigator
Education:
  • 2011-2015
    B.S. Psychology
    Florida State University
Alana P O'Brien

Alana P O'Brien

Ph.D. Candidate
Department: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Phone: (352) 273-8601
Mailing Address:
2033 MOWRY RD RM 236
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Research Interests:
  • Genetics
  • Myotonic Dystrophy
  • RNA processing
  • Repeat Expansion Diseases
Education:
  • 2015-2019
    B.S. in Biology
    University of Florida
Brittney A Otero

Brittney A Otero

POSTDOC ASO
Department: Department of Neuroscience
Phone: (352) 627-9200
Mailing Address:
PO Box 100244
Dept of Neuroscience
GAINESVILLE FL 326103007
Physical Address:
GRINTER HALL115
GAINESVILLE FL 326110001
Keril K Poukalov

Keril K Poukalov

GRADUATE AST-R
Department: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Phone: (941) 330-5717
Mailing Address:
PO Box 100229
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
2033 MOWRY RD
GAINESVILLE FL 32608
Grants:
  • Oct 2019 – Apr 2021
    Distinguished Lectures in Neurodegeneration and Developing Therapies
    SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY FOU · Principal Investigator
Zoe J Scherzer

Zoe J Scherzer

GRADUATE AST-R
Department: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Phone: (352) 273-8601
Mailing Address:
PO Box 100229
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
001 REID HALL
GAINESVILLE FL 32608
Grants:
  • Jan 2022 ACTIVE
    Investigation the contribution of circadian disruption in DM-associated sleep disorders
    MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY FOU · Principal Investigator
Danielle Adekunle, BSc. Joint with Phil Sharp at MIT
Danielle Adekunle, BSc. Joint with Phil Sharp at MIT

Research Assistants

Senior Lab Tech

Leanne M Adams

Leanne M Adams

SR LAB TCH
Department: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Phone: (352) 273-8213
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 103610
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
TALLA
GAINESVILLE FL 32611

Biological Scientist

Carmen Valero Quiros

Carmen Valero Quiros

Biological Scientist IV
Department: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Phone: (352) 273-9236
Mailing Address:
PO BOX 103610
GAINESVILLE FL 326100001
Physical Address:
2033 MOWRY RD # LAB215
CANCER AND GENETICS RESEARCH COMPLEX
GAINESVILLE FL 326103010
Juan D Arboleda

Juan D Arboleda

Graduate Research Assistant
Department: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Phone: (352) 273-9236
Mailing Address:
PO BOX 103610
GAINESVILLE FL 326100001
Physical Address:
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
GAINESVILLE FL 326070001
Education:
  • 2013-2017
    Biology, B.S.
    University of Florida

Lab Technician

Derek R Muscato

Derek R Muscato

Laboratory Technician III
Department: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Publications:

Lab Personnel

Not Pictured:

Elena Mariel Encinas

Yidan Lu

Matthew Menzel

Laura Vargas