Current Lab Members

Lawrence David

Lawrence David

I am an Assistant Professor in Duke University ’s Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology  and Center for Genomics & Computational Biology . While at Duke, I have been named a Beckman Young Investigator , Searle Scholar , a Hartwell Investi...
Heather Durand

Heather Durand

Heather is a Lab Research Analyst 2 in the David lab. She recently completed a Master's in Environmental Health from East Carolina University, and she holds a Bachelor's in Microbiology from North Carolina State University. She has worked broadly, fr...
Max Villa

Max Villa

Hello, my name is Max and I am an Engineer. For my doctoral project I developed ways of using progenitor cells and biomaterials to regenerate bone in response to injury. As part of this process, I developed biomaterials and applied new imaging methods...
Rachael Bloom

Rachael Bloom

  Rachael Bloom is a first year grad student at Duke, in the University Program for Genetics and Genomics. Before that, she spent four years as a technician studying psychiatric genetics at UNC-CH, where she also received her undergrad degree...
Firas Midani

Firas Midani

Firas Said Midani is a 2nd year PhD student  in the Computational Biology & Bioinformatics program here at Duke University. He recently joined the David Lab in July. His research interests include understanding the structure and dynamics of human m...
Justin Silverman

Justin Silverman

Justin is a 3rd year MD-PhD student at Duke doing his PhD work in the Computational Biology & Bioinformatics Department. He recently joined the lab in December. He did his undergraduate work in Physics and Biophysics at Johns Hopkins University. His...
Zachary Holmes

Zachary Holmes

My name is Zack and I am an ecologist and microbiologist. I am currently a PhD student in Duke University’s Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology. I joined the David lab to research new ways to engineer community structure in the human m...
Sharon Jiang

Sharon Jiang

Sharon is a lab technician in the David Lab. She has an MS in Environmental Sciences and Engineering and a BSPH in Environmental Health from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Under the direction of Dr. Jill Stewart, Sharon studied the...
Andrew Grover

Andrew Grover

Andrew is an undergraduate in the David Lab.
Aspen Reese

Aspen Reese

I finished my PhD in the University Program in Ecology in May 2017. My dissertation research combined observation and experiments to identify forces structuring microbial communities and how these are similar or different from those at play in systems ...
Sai Nimmagadda

Sai Nimmagadda

Sai was an undergraduate in the David Lab for several years and graduated in 2017.
Anchi Wu

Anchi Wu

Anchi was an undergraduate in the David Lab for several years and graduated in 2017.
Lionel Watkins

Lionel Watkins

Lionel was an undergraduate in the David Lab for several years and graduated in 2017.

Calvin Lau

Calvin was an undergraduate in the David lab.

Eric Mastrolonardo

Eric was an undergraduate in the David lab.

Olivia Lin

Olivia was an undergraduate in the David lab.