Lab Members

Jason Stumpff, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
B.S., Eckerd College
Ph.D. University of Colorado
Postdoc University of Washington
Twitter: @jstumpffVT

Kira Fisher

Research Technician

Cindy Fonseca, M.S.

Research Technician
Twitter: @CLFons 



Carleigh Nesbit, MD

Fellow, Ob/Gyn



Sarah-Catherine Paschall

CMB Doctoral Student
Twitter: @PaschallSarah

Katie Queen

CMB Doctoral Student
Twitter: @Katie_A_Queen



Current Undergraduate and Postbac Researchers

Olivia Budington

Undergraduate Thesis Student


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Alex Thompson, Ph.D.  CMB Doctoral Student 2017-2022
Currently: Postdoctoral Associate, Univ of Colorado, Boulder

Katie Schutt, Ph.D.  Postdoctoral Assoc 2020-2022
Currently: Scientist, Synthego

Hannah Poquette Undergraduate Researcher 2019-2022
Currently: Laboratory Technician, Green Mountain Antibodies

Noah Arons Undergraduate Researcher 2021-2022
Currently: Veterinary Student, Univ of Glasgow

Kyle Gorman  Postbac Researcher 2021-2022
Currently: Medical Student, Univ of Vermont

Leslie Sepaniac, Ph.D.  CMB Doctoral Student 2016-2021
Currently: Postdoctoral Associate, Univ of Wisconsin

Carolyn Marquis Undergraduate and Postbac Researcher 2016-2021
Currently: Medical Student, Brown University

Sarah Vandal Undergraduate and Postbac Researcher 2017-2021
Currently: PhD Graduate Student, Dartmouth College

Sarah Stevens Undergraduate Researcher 2019-2021
Anthropology Major
Currently: Certified Nursing Assistant, Kendal at Hanover

Jessica Ryniec, MD Ob/Gyn Research Fellow 2018-2020
Currently: Physician at CCRM Boston

Heidi Malaby, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow 2014-2019
Currently: Grant Proposal Specialist, UVM

Samantha Provost Undergraduate Summer Researcher 2019
Biology Major, Wake Forest University
Currently: Lab Technician, NIAID

Kyra Fryling Undergraduate Researcher 2018-2019
Currently: Associate at Pew Charitable Trusts, Boston

Christopher Kruglik Undergraduate Researcher 2016-2019
Currently: Medical Student, UVM

Haein Kim, Ph.D. CMB Doctoral Student 2012-2018
Currently: Associate for the T1D Fund Team at JDRF 

Lisa Wood Undergraduate Researcher 2016-2018
Currently: PhD Graduate student in Cancer Biology, University of Colorado

Dana Messinger Undergraduate Honors Thesis Student 2015-2017
Currently: PhD Graduate Student, Univ of Michigan

Jillian Kelly Undergraduate Researcher 2016-2017
Currently: Medical Laboratory Scientist at Central Vermont Medical Center

Julia Torvi Undergraduate Honors Thesis Student 2014-2015
Currently: Graduate student in Biophysics, UC Berkeley

Maria Kogan Summer Undergraduate Student 2017
Currently: Software Engineer, Dropbox

Samantha Bissonette, MD Undergraduate Honors Thesis 2013-2014
Currently: Emergency Medicine Resident, Dartmouth College

Cooper Pearson Undergraduate Researcher 2014
Currently: Project Analyst United Health Group