M. Shane Hutson

Lab Crew

Hutson Lab Crew, April 2012

Hutson lab crew in the shady courtyard outside Stevenson Center. Left-to-right: Holley Lynch, Monica Lacy, Aroshan Jayasinghe, Ty McCleery, Sarah Crews, Tomas Yan, David Mashburn and Shane Hutson

 

Current Lab Members

Sarah Crews, GAANN Graduate Fellow

Sarah Crews

 

Microrheology; heat-shock induced defects in Drosophila development

Aroshan Jayasinghe, Graduate Student

Aroshan Jayasinghe

 

Holographic UV-laser microsurgery; mid-IR laser ablation

Holley Lynch, GAANN Graduate Fellow

Holley Lynch

 

Laser microsurgery and the mechanics of Drosophila germ band retraction

Monica Lacy , NSF Graduate Fellow

Monica Lacy

 

Using photoactivatable proteins to probe Drosophila development

David Mashburn , Graduate Student

David Mashburn

 

Image segmentation; computational modeling of development and wound healing

Ty McCleery , NSF Graduate Fellow

Borislav Ivanov

 

Development of the Drosophila eye imaginal disc

Tomas Yan , Lab Technician

Tomas Yan

 

Microfluidic devices for studying C. elegans and Drosophila development

Collaborators

G. Wayne Brodland, Professor of Civil Engineering and Biology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Antonio Jacinto, Principal Investigator, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciéncia, Lisbon, Portugal
John Kozub, Associate Director of the FEL Center, Vanderbilt University
Karen Joos, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Marc Klosner, Ph.D. and Don Heller, Ph.D., Light Age Inc.

 

Lab Alumni

Postdoctoral Research Associates

Xiaoyan Ma, 2004-2011 . . . now a Data Analyst at AdvanceMed Corporation, Nashville, TN
Yaowu Xiao, 2004-2006 . . . now an Application Scientist at Millipore Inc., Boston, MA
Borislav Ivanov, 2007-2009 . . . now a Research Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University

Graduate Students

Jason Rohner, M.S. Physics 2009 . . . now an Instructor of Physics at Nashville State Community College
Gilma Adunas, M.S. Physics 2006 . . . now a Graduate Student at Vanderbilt University with Prof. Ron Price

Undergraduates

Karl Echiverri, VU, Directed Study 2011 . . . entering Chicago Medical School
Eric Copenhaver, Univ. of Akron, REU 2011
Paula Angarita, Florida International Univ., REU 2010 . . . entering graduate study at MIT (as an NSF Fellow)
Trevor Meek, Southern Nazarene Univ., REU 2010 . . .
John Kirkham, Rhodes College, REU 2009 . . . now a PhD student in Physics at Emory Univ.
Siri Kadire, VU, SyBBURE 2009 . . . now an MS student in Pharmacology at U. Tennessee-Health Science Ctr
Brett Rosenthal, Duke Univ., REU 2008 . . . now in Medical School at Emory Univ.
Robert Gish, VU, REU/Directed Study 2007 . . . now in Medical School at Univ. Alabama-Birmingham
Elliott Kim, VU, REU 2007 . . . now in Medical School at VUMC
Peter Scully, VU, Directed Study 2006 . . . now a PhD student in Medical Physics at U. Wisconsin
MacRae Linton, Duke Univ., Summer 2006 . . . now a Software Engineer with Apple Inc.
Alanna Patsiokas, VU, Senior Design Project 2004 . . . now a Pediatric Resident at VUMC (M.D. 2011)