Research Instructors and Post-Doctoral Scholars

Yanlu Cao, PhD, Post-Doctoral Scholar

B.E., Microbial Engineering, Qilu University of Technology, Jinan, Shandong, China
M.S., Biology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indian, PA
PhD, Microbiology & Immunology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Phone: 252-744-3126 (lab)
Fax: 252-744-3535
Email: caoy14@ecu.edu
Laboratory of Dr. C. Jeffrey Smith

Debjani Ghosh, PhD, Post-Doctoral Scholar

B.Sc., Zoology, University of Calcutta, India
M.Sc., Biotechnology, Visva Bharati, Santiniketan, India
PhD, Biology, University of Calcutta, India
Phone: 252-744-2713 (lab), 252-744-2703 (office)
Fax: 252-744-3104
Email: ghoshd@ecu.edu
Laboratory of Dr. Mark Mannie

Sylvain Laverdure, PhD, Post-Doctoral Scholar

B.A., Microbiology, Biochemistry, Cellular Biology, University of Montpellier 2, France
M.S., Virology, Molecular Biology, EPHE, Paris-Sorbone University, France
PhD, Molecular Virology, University of Montpellier 1, France
Phone: 252-744-2717 (lab), 252-744-2703 (office)
Fax: 252-744-3104
Email: laverdures@ecu.edu
Laboratory of Dr. Isabelle Lemasson

Ivan C. Ndamukong, PhD, Research Instructor

B.Sc., University of Buea, Cameroon
M.Sc, Ph.D., Max Plank Research School for Molecular Biology, Georg August University, Göttingen, Germany
Phone: 252-744-2752 (lab)
Fax: 252-744-3535
Email: ndamukongi@ecu.edu
Laboratory of Dr. C. Jeffrey Smith

Nicholas Polakowski, PhD, Research Assistant Professor

B.A., New College, Sarasota, FL
Ph.D., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Phone: 252-744-3653 or 252-744-2717 (labs), 252-744-2700 (office)
Fax: 252-744-3104
Email: polakowskin@ecu.edu
Laboratory of Dr. Isabelle Lemasson

Douglas Weidner, PhD, Research Associate Professor & Lab Administrator (Flow Cytometry)

B.S., Texas A&M University, 1978, Biomedical Sciences
Ph.D., University of Nevada- Reno, 1988, Biochemistry
Phone: 252-744-3245 (office)
Fax: 252-744-3104
Email: weidnerd@ecu.edu
Research Associate Professor in Flow Cytometry-Confocal Microscopy Core Facility