Undergraduate Researchers

Nik Ghayal

Nik is a fourth-year undergraduate majoring in Biology and minoring in General Business at the...

Nik Ghayal

Nik is a fourth-year undergraduate majoring in Biology and minoring in General Business at the University of Georgia. After graduating, Nik plans on attending medical school to pursue a career as a physician. In the lab, Nik assists with TBI studies and iNSC characterization studies. Outside the lab, Nik enjoys watching sports, spending time with friends, and participating in various extracurricular activities such as Habitat for Humanity and the Indian Cultural Exchange.

Brendan Mahoney

Brendan Mahoney is a 4th year undergraduate majoring in microbiology and plans on attending medical...

Brendan Mahoney

Brendan Mahoney is a 4th year undergraduate majoring in microbiology and plans on attending medical school. In the lab, Brendan assists with TBI studies and iNSC characterization studies, specifically in cell culture and imaging of iNSCs. On campus, Brendan is involved in UGA Relay for Life and other fundraisers. In his free time, he enjoys watching and playing sports and hanging out with friends.

Luke Frost

Luke Frost is a 3rd year undergraduate majoring in Biological science and minoring in Spanish....

Luke Frost

Luke Frost is a 3rd year undergraduate majoring in Biological science and minoring in Spanish. After finishing his undergraduate degree, Luke plans to attend medical school and pursue a career in the medical field serving the military as well. He is very interested in regenerative medicine and aspires to continue to be involved in the field in the future. In the Lab, Luke helps assists with TBI studies, as well as iNSC differentiation. Outside of the lab, Luke enjoys hiking, playing frisbee, and being involved in residential life as an RA.

Chris Littlejohn

Chris is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in Applied Biotechnology with an emphasis on Animal...

Chris Littlejohn

Chris is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in Applied Biotechnology with an emphasis on Animal Science at UGA. After graduating, Chris plans on attending veterinary school to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. In the lab, he has assisted graduate students with the pig model of alcoholism study and immunocytochemistry of stem cells. Outside of the lab, he enjoys playing sports and the guitar, fishing, and working in the Large Animal Research Unit.

Past Undergraduate Researchers

Natalie Bishop

Ben Abaidoo

Katie Crump

Sara Lewis

Caroline Coleman

Hend Rasheed

Gail Gustavson

Lauren Griffin

Tina Ethridge

Wahenoor Anand

Angela Holder

Zachary Jones

Jessica Gladney

Abby Temple

Deena Husein

Lily Francis

Aleia Hollands

Sonia Punja

Kaitlin Jones

Ariana Cherry

Jennifer Roveto

Kristian Lewis

Olivia Fuller

Sarah Shaver

Brandon Lord

Lilley Cushman

Kimberly Straub

Amber Reeves

AleƩja Barnes

Shelley Tau

Neil Doshi

Shuchi Patel

Courtnay Beckett

Andrea Kuehndorf

Zach Oberholtzer

James Bolton

Sydney Willis