EBI fosters a rich interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial environment. Our research team combines an excitement in basic discovery with a disciplined, practical interest in how their discoveries can benefit human health and create new businesses. This unusual combination is key to our continued success.
The following list includes scientific and administrative staff, as well as student information. For more information, please contact Lori Abdella at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Edison Biotechnology Institute Administrative Staff
Shiyong Wu, Director
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
College of Arts & Sciences
Wu Graduate Students
Lingying Tong, Ye Yuan, Huizhi Zhao
Wu Undergraduate Students
Phillip Craigmile, Emma Kessler
Lori Abdella, Administrative Associate
Rachel Beha, Accountant & Office Manager
Edison Biotechnology Institute Principal Investigators
Goll-Ohio Professor of Molecular Biology
Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences,
College of Osteopathic Medicine
Kopchick Graduate Students
Adam Jara, Amrita Basu, Jonathan Young
Executive Director, Diabetes Institute
School of Allied Health Sciences and Wellness, College of Health Sciences and Professions
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Berryman Graduate Students
Silvana Duran-Ortiz, Xingbo Lui, Katie Troike, Vivian Lesende
Berryman Undergraduate Students
Chance Benner, Callie Wood, Aubree Ziegler, Nicole Brooks
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Chen Graduate Students
Yanrong Qian, Xuan Wang, Yanyang Cao
Edison Biotechnology Institute Research Staff
Bruce Kelder, Ph.D., Scientist
Sage George, Hannah Sexmith
Ed List, Ph.D., Scientist
Wenjuan Zhang, Elizabeth Jensen, Ross Comisford
Shigeru (Nick) Okada, Ph.D, Assistant Research Professor
Shin Hee Lee, Scientist
Misaka Hata, M.S.
Facility Manager and Biomedical R&D assistant
Kevin Funk, M.S.
Molecular Biology Technician - Kopchick Laboratory
Research Assistant - Kopchick Laboratory
Post Doc - Kopchick Laboratory
Edison Biotechnology Institute Affiliate Members
Stephen Bergmeier, Ph.D.
Hao Chen, Ph.D.
EBI Associate Fellow
Greg Emery, Ph.D.
EBI Entrepreneur Fellow