Yacine Boulaftali, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral fellow

david paul, ph.d.

Research associate


technical assistant

raymond piatt

Technical Assistant

Caterina Casari

Postdoctoral fellow

Aaron Cook

graduate student

wolfgang bergmeier, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

McAllister Heart Institute

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

919.962.7331 (office); 919.962.7332 (lab)

current lab members


Future Postdocs and students

Moritz Stolla, M.D.

Moritz is a Resident in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center

Firdos Ahmad, ph.d.

Firdos is a Research Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University, Nashville

R. Claire Roden

Claire is a resident in pediatrics at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey.

Timothy Ouellete

Tim enrolled in a Masters degree program at Georgetown University and is currently applying for medical school

Lucia Stefanini, ph.D.

Lucia started her own group at the School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, England

Minu Ramanan

graduate student

Todd Getz, ph.D.

Todd is now an ORISE Research Fellow at US Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX

We are accepting undergraduate and rotation students, and we have an open position for a postdoctoral fellow!