Current Lab Members

Behnam Doraji-Naseri MS Student

Behnam joined the lab in Fall 2015 as a student performing thesis research in the MS Biology program at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Heidi Gildersleeve, M.S. Genomics Core Manager

Heidi manages the UTSA Genomics Core and has been adopted by the Hermann lab.

David Gutierrez Student Assistant

David joined the laboratory during the Spring 2016 semester as a student assistant.

Brian P. Hermann, Ph.D. Principal Investigator
(fearless leader)

Dr. Hermann is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Travis Kotzur Undergraduate Honors Student

Travis is an undergraduate student in the Biomedical Engineering program who joined the lab in 2015 to perforom research for this honors thesis.

Navid Leelani, B.S. M.S. Student

Navid joined the lab in Fall 2016 to pursue MS thesis work.

Max Mayo M.S. Student

Max joined the lab in Fall 2016 to pursue MS thesis work.

Kazadi (Nadine) Mutoji, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow

Nadine is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Her postdoctoral work in the Hermann laboratory is supported by an F32 National Research Service Award (NRSA) from the NIH and focuses on the role of UTF1 in spermatogonial differentiation.

Grace Paleracio Student Assistant

Grace joined the lab as a student assstant during the Summer 2016 term.

Gabriella Rice Undergraduate Honors Student

Gaby joined the lab as in the Spring 2016 term to undertake honors thesis research in the lab.

Anukriti Singh, B.S. M.S.Student

Anukriti joined the lab as in the Fall 2015 term to undertake thesis research for her MS Biology degree.

Broderick Turner Student Assistant

Broderick joined the lab during the Spring 2016 term.

Rucha Vitonde M.S. Student

Rucha joined the lab in the Fall 2016 term to perform research for her MS degree program.

Birgit Westernströer, Ph.D. Postdoctoaral Fellow

Birgit joined the lab in Spring 2016 with support from a prestigious fellowship from the German Primate Center.