Principle Investigator

Prof. Nathan Wittenberg

B.S. in Chemistry, University of Minnesota

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University


University of Edinburgh (Chemistry)

University of Minnesota (Chemistry, Electrical Engineering)

Mayo Clinic (Neurology)

Graduate Students

Ashley Baxter

B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, DeSales University

Research Projects:


Megan Blauch

B.S. in Chemistry, Lebanon Valley College

Research Projects:

Jennie Cawley

B.S. in Chemistry, DeSales University

Research Projects: Characterization of MAG-ganglioside interactions, Lift-off nanocontact printing of proteins for high-throughput capture and subsequent characterization of membrane models, Giant unilamellar vesicle formation and developing probes for the detection of lipid rafts

Undergraduate Students

Shivani Shah

Major: Biology

Alexandria Pellett

Major: Biochemistry

Former Group Members

Postdoctoral (current position)

Dr. Luke Jordan (Research Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign) 

Graduate Students (current position)

Ariana McDarby

Undergraduates (current position)

Conner Calzone (undergraduate student, Lehigh University)

Hailey Nguyen (undergraduate student, Knox College)

Joey Saba (undergraduate student, Lehigh University)

Brianne Barker (Graduate student in Immunology, Trinity College, Dublin)

Matt Grapel (Dental student, New York University)

Steven Imburgio (Medical student, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, Seton                                        Hall University)

Michael Farley (Medical student, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine) 

Joe Belcastro (Analyst, Healthcare Leveraged Finance, CIT Group, Inc.)

Lara Reid (Associate Specialist Engineer, Merck)