Postdoctoral Associates and Students

The UNC Cystic Fibrosis Center Postdoctoral Research Associates and graduate students work to fine-tune their research interests and conduct research while utilizing the expertise of the CF Center faculty. Below are each member's specific interests as well as links to more detailed descriptions of their current projects and publications.

Gang Chen

Gang Chen

 

Gang Cheng, PhD

Gang Cheng, PhD

Role of E-selectin in Modulating Leukocyte Recruitment and Vascular Permeability in Pulmonary Microvascular Endothelial Cells

Deborah Cholon, PhD

Deborah Cholon, PhD

 

Kaitlyn Dykstra

Kaitlyn Dykstra

 

Alaina Garland, PhD

Alaina Garland, PhD

 

John Gomez, PhD

John Gomez, PhD

Inflammatory Responses of Microvascular Endothelial Cells in the Lung

Rachael Liesman

Rachael Liesman

Respiratory Viral Pathogen Interactions with the Lung Epithelium

Jeffrey Mocny

Jeffrey Mocny

 

Deepika Polineni, MD

Deepika Polineni, MD

 

Yogesh Saini, PhD

Yogesh Saini, PhD

The role of macrophages in the pathophysiology of muco-obstructive airway diseases and communication between airway epithelia and pulmonary macrophages

Juliana Sesma, PhD

Juliana Sesma, PhD

Mechanisms of UDP-Sugar Release in Epithelial Cells

John Sheridan

John Sheridan

Ca2+-sensing protein (STIM1) and the Ca2+-activated Cl- channel (CaCC)

Chong Da Tan, PhD

Chong Da Tan, PhD

 

Jean Tyrrell

Jean Tyrrell

 

Yang Wang

Yang Wang

 

Dongfang Yu, PhD

Dongfang Yu, PhD

The Role of CFTR Ion Transport in Conjunctiva and Ocular Surface Health