Isabella Marin Brown (2019-)
Isabella is a second-year Psychology major at UGA with minors in both Spanish and Biology. She joined the Laboratory in 2019. Isabella’s work explores whether the DUOX1 gene affects basic inflammatory signaling in the lungs of mice infected with influenza virus. She plans to continue her work in the laboratory and explore other proteins involved in the innate inflammatory response caused by influenza.
Laura Chamblee (2020-)
Laura is a third year Biology and Psychology major at UGA. Having a friend with Cystic Fibrosis inspired her to work in the laboratory. Laura’s project explores whether a bacterial protease inhibitor remains also efficient in airway biospecimen collected from cystic fibrosis patients. She plans on attending medical school upon graduation to study infectious diseases.
Austin Jin (2019-)
Austin is a third-year Public Health major at UGA. In the laboratory, his project studies the mechanism of neutrophil extracellular trap formation in a mouse model of cystic fibrosis. Austin will earn a Bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion and then go to medical school to become a physician.