Ph.D. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Washington University in St. Louis
Chun Liu, Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering
Brock Humphries, Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Biology
Graduate StudentsPhil Spinosa
PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering, Co-mentored by the Luker lab, his Primary Mentor is Jennifer Linderman.
Postgraduate Research AssistantsJohanna Buschhaus BS 2017, Biomedical Engineering
Research Focus: Fluorescence lifetime imaging of metabolism in cancer. Her primary areas of expertise is in 2-photon microscopy, fluorescence lifetime imaging, tissue engineering, and mouse models of breast cancer.
Anne Gibbons BS 2015, Environmental Science.
Research Focus: Menstrual blood stem cells applications for tissue engineering, metabolism of breast cancer cells. Her expertise includes advanced cell culture methods, isolation of primary cells from patient material, qRT-PCR, Seahorse metabolic assays, and managing many business aspects of the laboratory.
Henry Haley BS 2016, Neuroscience
Manager of animal models and animal imaging
Research Focus: Development of novel animal models of cancer metastasis to bone marrow and quantitative imaging of disease progression. His areas of technical expertise include animal CT imaging, two-photon fluorescence microscopy, bioluminescence imaging, mouse surgery.
Undergraduate Research AssistantsBen Chiang