Current Lab Members

Henrik Dohlman Henrik Gunnar Dohlman, PhD
Henrik is the Sanford Steelman Distinguished 
Professor and Chair of Pharmacology.  Henrik received his PhD with 2012 Nobel Laureate Bob Lefkowitz at a nearby rival university, then did postdoc training with Jeremy Thorner at UC Berkeley, and in 1993 became professor of pharmacology at Yale University before relocating to UNC in 2001.

Patrick McCarter

Patrick McCarter
Patrick is a graduate of NC A&T, a physicist and a joint graduate with Tim Elston's group, earning his PhD in the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and in the Molecular and Cellular Biophysics training programs. Read more about Patrick's road to graduate school here.

Nivedita Nivedita 

Nivedita Nivedita, PhD.
Nivedita is from India and has trained as a biomedical engineer working on the development of new microfluidics devices for analysis of cell fate decisions. Her work is being done in collaboration with Tim Elston and Beverly Errede.
Ranga Rajan
Ranga Rajan, PhD
Ranga was a chemistry graduate student with Jim Weisshaar at University of Wisconsin Madison. Ranga is working on  pheromone signaling and the consequences of aging in yeast. His work is being done in collaboration with Tim Elston and Beverly Errede.

Stephani Page Stephani Page, PhD
Sephani was a biophysics graduate student with Bob Bourret here at UNC. Stephani  is working on nutrient stress and pH regulation of G protein signaling in yeast. Her work is being done in collaboration with Tim Elston and Beverly Errede.

 Kimiko Suzuki

Kimiko Suzuki
Kimiko is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, and now a joint graduate with Tim Elston's group, earning her PhD in  Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. Kimiko is working on cross talk between the osmotic stress and mating pheromone pathways.

Amy Allen

Amy Allen 
Amy
is a Chapel Hill native and a chemistry graduate of NC State University, and now a joint graduate with Tim Elston's group, earning her PhD in the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. Amy is working on cross talk between the nutrient stress and mating pheromone pathways.

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight 
Kevin a native of Missouri, a Pharmacology graduate student, and equally skilled in pymol and volleyball. Kevin is studying the potential of G proteins a drug targets.

Natalie Hewitt Valentin Natalie Hewitt Valentin
Natalie a native of Suriname, a native Dutch speaker, and a Pharmacology graduate student. Natalie is studying the coordination of G protein-mediated signaling.
solstickan!

Peter Cooke (UNC '17)
Peter is the lab manager. 
 
 






Peter Drossopoulos (UNC '19).
Peter is an undergraduate working with Ranga Rajan.



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