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Jessi Blackburn

Associate Professor

BS: Biochemistry, Centre College
PhD: Biochemistry, Dartmouth Medical School
Post-doctoral: Harvard University

Email: jsblackburn@uky.edu
Phone: (859) 323-9770
Twitter: @TheBlackburnLab

Yelena Chernyavskaya

Scientist

PhD: Zoology, Colorado State University
Post-doctoral: Mount Sinai Hospital
Post-doctoral: NYU Abu Dhabi

Evelyn Winter da Silva

Visiting Scientist

PhD: Pharmaceutical Science, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Post-doctoral: Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Email: evelyn.winter@uky.edu

Trace Jolly

PhD Candidate

BS: Biology, Wingate University

Email: jeffery.jolly@uky.edu

Viral Oza

PhD Candidate

BA: Biochemistry, Biophysics, & Molecular Biology, Whitman College
MEng: Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University

Email:voza@uky.edu

Majd Al Hamaly

PhD Candidate

BS: Pharmacy, University of Jordan
MS: Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Jordan
RCR Fellowship, University of California-San Diego

Email: m.hamaly@uky.edu
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/majd-hamaly-a957b863

Eva Aldarondo

Zebrafish Lab Technician

BA: Spanish, University of Kentucky

Email: eva.aldarondo@uky.edu

Emma Arvin

Lab Technician

BA: Biology, University of Kentucky

Email: emma.arvin@uky.edu

Angelica Rivera-Martinez

Lab Technician

BS: Human Health Sciences, University of Kentucky

Email: acri239@uky.edu

Olga Assa

Undergraduate Researcher

Major: Agricultural & Medical Biotechnology

Ty Cheatham

Undergraduate Researcher

Major: Agricultural & Medical Biotechnology

Kenan Flores

Undergraduate Researcher

Major: Biology

Claire Moffett

Undergraduate Researcher

Major: Biology

Malayna Pope

Undergraduate Researcher

Major: Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology

Chase Yost

INBRE Summer Scholar

Bellarmine University

Major: Biology, B.S; Minor: Biochemistry

Jessi Blackburn

Associate Professor

BS: Biochemistry, Centre College
PhD: Biochemistry, Dartmouth Medical School
Post-doctoral: Harvard University

Email: jsblackburn@uky.edu
Phone: (859) 323-9770
Twitter: @TheBlackburnLab

Yelena Chernyavskaya

Scientist

PhD: Zoology, Colorado State University
Post-doctoral: Mount Sinai Hospital
Post-doctoral: NYU Abu Dhabi

Evelyn Winter da Silva

Visiting Scientist

PhD: Pharmaceutical Science, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Post-doctoral: Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Email: evelyn.winter@uky.edu

Trace Jolly

PhD Candidate

BS: Biology, Wingate University

Email: jeffery.jolly@uky.edu

Viral Oza

PhD Candidate

BA: Biochemistry, Biophysics, & Molecular Biology, Whitman College
MEng: Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University

Email:voza@uky.edu

Majd Al Hamaly

PhD Candidate

BS: Pharmacy, University of Jordan
MS: Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Jordan
RCR Fellowship, University of California-San Diego

Email: m.hamaly@uky.edu
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/majd-hamaly-a957b863

Eva Aldarondo

Zebrafish Lab Technician

BA: Spanish, University of Kentucky

Email: eva.aldarondo@uky.edu

Emma Arvin

Lab Technician

BA: Biology, University of Kentucky

Email: emma.arvin@uky.edu

Angelica Rivera-Martinez

Lab Technician

BS: Human Health Sciences, University of Kentucky

Email: acri239@uky.edu

Olga Assa

Undergraduate Researcher

Major: Agricultural & Medical Biotechnology

Ty Cheatham

Undergraduate Researcher

Major: Agricultural & Medical Biotechnology

Kenan Flores

Undergraduate Researcher

Major: Biology

Claire Moffett

Undergraduate Researcher

Major: Biology

Malayna Pope

Undergraduate Researcher

Major: Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology

Chase Yost

INBRE Summer Scholar

Bellarmine University

Major: Biology, B.S; Minor: Biochemistry

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