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Staff

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 abdellal@ohio.edu.

Edison Biotechnology Institute Administrative Staff

Wu

Shiyong Wu, Director

Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
College of Arts & Sciences
wus1@ohio.edu
(740) 597-1318
Curriculum Vitae

Wu Graduate Students

Lingying Tong, Ye Yuan, Huizhi Zhao

Wu Undergraduate Students

Phillip Craigmile, Emma Kessler

wight

David Wight, Associate Director
wight@ohio.edu

(740) 593-4603
Curriculum Vitae

Abdella_Lori

Lori Abdella, Administrative Associate
abdellal@ohio.edu
(740) 593-4539

Standley_missy

Melissa Standley, Accountant
standley@ohio.edu
(740) 593-4881

wiseman_jeff

Jeff Wiseman, Entrepreneur-in-Residence
wisemaj@ohio.edu
(740) 593-4620
Bio

boyle_mike

Mike Boyle, Senior Scientist
boylem@ohio.edu
(740) 593-4601
Curriculum Vitae

Front office student employees:
Clinton Boring, Karen Riley, Noah Wheeler, Thomas McLaughlin, Bryan Dziak


Edison Biotechnology Institute Principal Investigators

Kopchick_John

John Kopchick
Goll-Ohio Professor of Molecular Biology
Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences,
College of Osteopathic Medicine
kopchick@ohio.edu
(740) 593-4534
Curriculum Vitae

Kopchick Graduate Students
Adam Jara, Amrita Basu, Jonathan Young

Berryman_Darlene

Darlene Berryman
Professor, Nutrition
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
(740) 593-9943
berrymad@ohio.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Berryman Graduate Students
Silvana Duran-Ortiz, Xingbo Lui, Katie Troike, Vivian Lesende

Berryman Undergraduate Students

Chance Benner, Callie Wood, Aubree Ziegler, Nicole Brooks

Chen_Xiao

Xiao-zhuo Chen
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
chenx@ohio.edu
(740) 593-9699
Curriculum Vitae

Chen Graduate Students
Yanrong Qian, Xuan Wang, Yanyang Cao


Edison Biotechnology Institute Research Staff

Kelder_Bruce

Bruce Kelder, Ph.D., Scientist
Curriculum Vitae

Kelder Students
Sage George, Hannah Sexmith

List_Ed

Ed List, Ph.D., Scientist
Curriculum Vitae

List Students
Wenjuan Zhang, Elizabeth Jensen, Ross Comisford

Okada_Nick

Shigeru (Nick) Okada, Ph.D, Assistant Research Professor
Curriculum Vitae

Shin Hee Lee, Scientist

Misaka Hata, M.S.
Facility Manager and Biomedical R&D assistant
740-593-9652
Bio
Hata Students

Jacob Carlsen

Kevin Funk, M.S.
Molecular Biology Technician - Kopchick Laboratory

Debbie Essman
Research Assistant - Kopchick Laboratory

Ozan Suer, M.D.
Post Doc - Kopchick Laboratory


Edison Biotechnology Institute Affiliate Members

Stephen Bergmeier, Ph.D.
EBI Fellow

Hao Chen, Ph.D.
EBI Associate Fellow

Greg Emery, Ph.D.
EBI Entrepreneur Fellow