Current Members

Nina Kougan

Research Assistant

Nina is a sophomore pursuing a major in Psychological & Brain Sciences with a concentration in Experimental Psychopathology, as well as a minor in Biology.

Seth Wilensky

Research Assistant

Seth is a member of the Class of 2020 from Berkeley Heights, New Jersey pursing a major in Psychology and Brain Sciences with a minor in General Economics.

Melanie Yuen

CEMB Undergraduate Researcher

Washington University in St. Louis, 2015-present

Sophia Hartenbaum

Research Assistant

Sophia is a sophomore majoring in Psychological & Brain Sciences.

Anne Wampler

Undergraduate Researcher

Anne is interested in beta-lactone and beta-lactam natural products. Outside of the lab, she enjoys reading, baking, and playing water polo. Anne's favorite antibiotic is amoxicillin.

Wei Wei

Graduate Student, Biological Division

Wei is interested in mechanism-based enzyme inhibitors. Outside of the lab, Wei enjoys traveling, watching movies, and spending time with friends. She received her B.S. in Chemistry from Lanzhou University (China) in 2016.

Erin Gemmell

Graduate Student, Organic Division

Erin received a B.S.

Zina Osipova

Lab Technician 2017-

I am working on RNA damage and quality control. 

When I am not working in the lab, I like spending my time outdoors and reading.