Lab Members

Principle Investigator

  • Jie Chen
  • Ph.D. Biochemistry, Rice University
  • B.S. Biology, Peking University, China
  • jiechen@illinois.edu
  • (217) 265-0672
  • CLSL C526
  • Mail to: Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Illinois, B107 CLSL, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801

Lab Staff

Adriana Reyes-Ordonez

  • Research Specialist
  • M.S. Animal Sciences, Tuskegee University.
  • B.S. Medical & Laboratory Sciences, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia
  • ariyis@illinois.edu
  • (217) 265-0672
  • CLSL C511

Post-doctoral Fellow

Jae-Sung You

  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Ph.D. Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.S. Food and Nutrition, Seoul National University, Korea
  • B.S. Food and Nutrition, Kinesiology, Seoul National University, Korea
  • youj@illinois.edu
  • (217) 265-0672
  • CLSL C511

Academic Hourly

Michael Anthony Compagnone

    • M.S. Molecular & Cellular Biology, UIUC – Class of 2020
    • B.S. Biology, University of Florida
    • micompag@illinois.edu
    • (217) 265-0672
    • CLSL C511

Graduate Students

Nilmani Singh

  • Ph.D. Student, Cell and Developmental Biology
  • M.S. Life Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, India
  • B.S. Life Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, India
  • nsingh16@illinois.edu
  • (217) 265-0672
  • CLSL C511

 

Dongwook Kim

  • Ph.D. Student, Cell and Developmental Biology
  • M.S. Life Science, Gwangju Institute Science and Technology, Korea
  • B.S. Genetic Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
  • dkim318@illinois.edu
  • (217) 265-0672
  • CLSL C513

Chong Dai

  • Ph.D. Student, Cell and Developmental Biology
  • B.S. Bioinformatics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
  • chongd2@illinois.edu
  • (217) 265-0672
  • CLSL C513

 

Allison Boss-Kennedy

  • Ph.D. Student, Cell and Developmental Biology
  • B.S. Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • boss2@illinois.edu
  • (217) 265-0672
  • CLSL C513

Jesus Francisco Moreno Castillo

  • Ph.D. Student, Cell and Developmental Biology
  • M.S. Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Arkansas
  • B.S. Chemistry, Universidad Autonoma de Chiriqui, Panama
  • jesusfm2@illinois.edu
  • (217) 265-0672
  • CLSL C513