Principal

Investigator

Dr. Chi Keung Lam (usually goes by "Lam") is an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Delaware. He received his B.S. degree in Purdue University, and Ph.D degree in the University of Cincinnati under mentorship of Dr. Litsa Kranias. He later did his postdoctoral training in Dr. Joseph Wu lab at Stanford University. He is interested in understanding how calcium and stress signaling are regulated in the cardiovascular system. The ultimate research goal is to develop therapeutic strategies to target different types of cardiac diseases. 

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RESEARCH aSSISTANT

Halley Wisner obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Psychology from Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where she also played soccer. She has interests in learning about cellular mechanisms, how they relate to disease, and how we can use what we learn to manage and treat those diseases. Her hobbies include baking, hiking, running, and being a mom to her dog Charlie. 

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590 Avenue 1743, Newark

Doctoral Student

Sujoita Sen is a PH.D student of Biological Sciences. She hails from the city of joy, Kolkata, India. She completed her masters in microbiology from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. For her grad studies, she is interested to study the molecular mechanisms of cardiac diseases and their links to other conditions, with the main aim to design effective therapeutics. Beyond research, she loves music, dance and literature. 

302-831-3166

245 BPI

590 Avenue 1743, Newark

undergrad Student

Sharvari Apte is an undergraduate student of Biomedical Engineering in the Honors College with minors in neuroscience, biochemical engineering, and nanoscale materials. Some of her hobbies include painting, drawing, and playing both the piano and the violin. She also used to be a competitive gymnast for over 10 years and now teaches as a gymnastics coach. .

Adam Hetzelson is a freshman undergraduate student at the University of Delaware majoring in biology. He is from Lower Merion, PA. He loves playing and watching almost every sport in his free time.

Kaileigh Scoot is a sophomore at the University of Delaware, majoring in biology (B.A) with public health minor. She is from South Jersey, specifically Cherry Hill. This is her first research lab so she is looking forward to learning all specific techniques in the lab.

Jacque Senour is a sophomore undergraduate student attending the University of Delaware. She is majoring in Medical Diagnostics and plans to continue a career in science after graduation. She is interested in learning about how our bodies interact with drugs and therapies. In her free time she likes to hang with friends and go to the beach. 

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