lab members

Lab Members

Whittaker Lab

current

Gary Whittaker - Professor of Virology

Dr. Whittaker is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and has been associated with the department since 1996. He received a bachelor's degree in Biochemistry, and his Ph.D. in Microbiology from Leeds University U.K - studying the molecular biology and biochemistry of equine herpesvirus. He obtained postdoctoral training at Yale University in the laboratory of Dr. Ari Helenius, studying the cell biology of influenza virus replication. Dr Whittaker's laboratory is focused on the entry of influenza and coronaviruses into host cells and is funded by research grants from the Cornell Feline Health Center, Winn Feline Foundation, Morris Animal Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health.

Information about Dr. Whittaker's research: https://research.cornell.edu/researchers/gary-r-whittaker

Participation in “This Week in Virology” #436 podcast: Virology above Cayuga’s waters: http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/

Gary Whittaker PI grw7@cornell.edu
Nicole Andre Technician nma39@cornell.edu
Beatrice Awasthi Undergraduate - Putnam Lab bwa33@cornell.edu
Yehou Gnopo
Putnam Lab ymg7@cornell.edu
Hung-Lun Hsu PhD Student - Daniel Lab hh536@cornell.edu
Jean Millet  Postdoctoral Associate jkm248@cornell.edu
Javier Andres Jaimes Olaya PhD Student jaj246@cornell.edu
Michal Segall Undergraduate ms3253@cornell.edu
Marco Straus Postdoctoral Associate mrs393@cornell.edu
Tiffany Tang PhD Student tt528@cornell.edu
Wendy Wingate Technician wow1@cornell.edu
Abbey Yatsko High School Senior  

alumni

Sandrine Belouzard Group Leader Univ. of Lille, France
Michele Bialecki Clinical Trial Operations Inovio Pharmaceuticals
Lisa L. Bolin    
Victor Chu Research Scientist Cephaid Inc.
Soreen Cyphers Junior Scientist University of Minnesota
Xinna Ge Associate Professor China Agricultural University
Monty Goldstein    
Brian Hamilton Research Scientist Boehringer Ingelheim
Rachael Labitt    
Donald Lee Computational Immunology Research Scientist Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
Beth Licitra In Practice  
Ikenna Madu Senior Scientist Kineta Inc.
Valerie Marcano Vet. Student/PhD Candidate University of Georgia
Guadalupe Martinez Postdoctoral Associate Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Lakshmi Nathan    
Andrew Regan Patent Attorney Atlanta, GA
Adrienne Pisch    
Shoshannah Roth Senior Clinical Writer ECRI Institute
Sara Sieczkarski Dean of Students Buffalo Seminary
Xiangjie Sun Postdoctoral Associate CDC, Atlanta
Victor Tse
Post-doctoral Fellow UNC Chapel Hill
Hannah Watkins    
Xinfen Yu Senior Technologist Hangzhou
Yueting Zhang Research Scientist
Bristol Myers Squibb