Current Group Members

MIR lab group pictures
Liam Goldman ‘20

Liam is a Neuroscience major and has been working with Dr. Stoddard’s since his first semester at Rhodes College fall 2016.  Liam has worked on the development of novel therapeutics for autoimmune diseases.  Currently Liam is focusing on synthesis and biological testing of novel therapeutics for Huntington’s disease. After Rhodes Liam plans to attend medical school.
 

Maggie Palopoli ‘20

Maggie is a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major who has worked in Dr. Stoddard’s lab since fall 2017.  Maggie’s work has focused on developing novel therapeutic proteins for primary membranous nephropathy, and characterizing one of the proteins targeted in this disorder. Part of Maggie’s work was published in PROTEINS: Structure Function and Bioinformatics December 2018.  Maggie plans to attend medical school after Rhodes.

Itthipoaln Rasasack ‘20

Itthipoaln is a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major who has worked in Dr. Stoddard’s lab since spring 2017. Itthipoaln’s work has focused on developing novel therapeutic proteins for the autoimmune disorder systemic lupus erythematosus. After graduating from Rhodes Itthipoaln plans to attend medical school.

Omar Stocks ‘20

Omar is a Biology major who has worked in Dr. Stoddard’s lab since spring 2017.  Omar’s work has focused on developing novel therapeutic proteins for primary membranous nephropathy and autoimmune kidney disease.  Omar plans to attend medical school after graduation from Rhodes.

Aryan Galani ‘21

Aryan is a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major who has worked in Dr. Stoddard’s lab since summer 2018.  Aryan’s work focuses on developing new approaches to autoimmune disorders. Aryan plans to attend medical school after Rhodes College.

Brandon James ‘21

Brandon is a Chemistry major who has worked in Dr. Stoddard’s lab since spring 2019.  Brandon’s work focuses on design, synthesis and evaluation of novel therapeutics for cancer disorder. Brandon plans to attend dental school after Rhodes College.

Kaylah Whalum ‘21

Kaylah is a Chemistry major who has worked in Dr. Stoddard’s lab since spring 2019.  Kaylah’s work focuses on developing novel therapeutic proteins for primary membranous nephropathy.  After Rhodes Kaylah plans to go to dental school.