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Lab Members - Past and Present

Sunah Kang, PhD   Temple University (PhD)

 

2008 - 2014  post-doc, UNC-Chapel Hill;  B. Vilen

 

2014 - present:  Research Associate- UNC-Chapel Hill; B. Vilen

Jennifer Rogers, MD  University of Indiana (MD)

2013 - 2014       Rheumatology fellow; B. Vilen

 

2014 - 2016    Assistant Professor of Medicine-Rheumatology

                         University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

 

2016-present:   Assistant Professor of Medicine-Rheumatology

                            Duke University

                            Vilen collaborator; human SLE project

Eric Scott, PhD

Dept. of Microbiol/Immunol (2014 to 2015) - B. Vilen

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

2015 - 2016     post-doc UNC -Chapel Hill;  B. Vilen

 

2016 - 2019     post-doc Duke University;  M. Bonsignori

2019 - present:   Reynolds American

Andrew Monteith, PhD

Dept. of Biochemistry (2010 to 2015) -  B. Vilen 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

2015 - 2017     post-doc UNC -Chapel Hill;  B. Vilen

2017 - present     post-doc Vanderbilt University;  E. Skaar

Amanda Wisz Keener, PhD

Dept. of Microbiol/Immunol (2009-2014) - B. Vilen

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill    

2015 - present :     Science Journalist

Sang-Ryul Lee, PhD  Mississippi State (PhD)

2008 - 2010     post-doc, UNC-Chapel Hill; B. Vilen

2010 - 2014     post doc UNC-Chapel Hill;  S. Clarke

2014 - present:  Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Kristen Krum, MS

Dept. of Microbiol/Immunol  (2008 to 2011) - B. Vilen

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

2012 - 2016   Wayne State Univ School of Medicine

2016 - 2017   Penn State Medical Center-internship

2017 - present:  Baylor College of Medicine-residency

Shannon Z. Jones, PhD 

Curriculum in Toxicology  (2008 to 2012) - B. Vilen

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2013 - 2016   SPIRE post-doc, UNC-Chapel Hill; I. Jaspers

2016 – present   University of Richmond, Director of

                                     Biological Instruction

Nikki J. Wagner, MS 

Dept. of Microbiol/Immunol  (2005 to 2008) - B. Vilen

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2009 – 2017  Lab Manager UNC - Chapel Hill;  V. Miller

2017 - present  Lab Manager UNC - Chapel Hill;  B. Conlon

Diane Gutches Carnathan, MS 

Dept. of Microbiol/Immunol (2004 to 2007) - B. Vilen

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2007- 2011  University of Pennsylvania; M. Betts

2012 - present:  Emory; G. Silvestri

Mileka R. Gilbert, MD/PhD 

Dept. of Microbiol/Immunol  (2003 to 2007) - B. Vilen

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

2007 - 2009    UNC - Chapel Hill School of Medicine (MD)

2009 - 2012   Virginia Commonwealth-Pediatric Residency

2012 - 2015   UT-Southwestern, Pediatric Rheum. Fellowship

                                            V. Pascale

2015 – present:  Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) 

                                           Assistant Professor 

Michelle A. Kilmon PhD 

                         Virginia Commonwealth Univ. (PhD)  

2002 - 2008     post-doc, UNC-Chapel Hill; B. Vilen

2010 - present:  Owner:  Bugaboo Announcements

Jennifer A. Rutan, PhD 

Dept. of Microbiol/Immunol  (2002 to 2008) - B. Vilen

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2008 – present:  American Journal Experts/Rubriq;

                                   Peer Review Coordinator

Jin H. Kim, PhD 

Dept. of Microbiol/Immunol (2001 to 2006) - B. Vilen

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2006 - 2011    post-doc, Emory University; J. Jacob

2011 - 2016    Faculty Research Scientist- CDC, Atlanta

2016-present:   Arbutus Biopharma-Principle Scientist