MDI Biological Laboratory

Meet our Postdoctoral Researchers

Zhengxin Ma, Ph.D.

Rogers lab

Zhengxin Ma, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral researcher in the Rogers lab. She uses C. elegans to study how dietary restriction can increase lifespan and protect against age-related diseases.

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Hyemin Min, Ph.D.

Updike lab

Hyemin Min, Ph.D. is a postdoctoral researcher in the Updike lab. She studies the role of germ granules (small particles found just outside of our reproductive cells) in the development of the ovum of C. elegans. 

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Dilawar Mir, Ph.D.

Rogers lab

Dilawar Mir, Ph.D. is a postdoctoral researcher in the Rogers lab.

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Marko Pende, Ph.D.

Murawala lab

Marko Pende, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral researcher in the Murawala lab, working with regeneration in axolotls. His specific interest in in how the peripheral nervous system affects regrowing an amputated limb.

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Emily Spaulding, Ph.D.

Updike lab

Emily Spaulding, Ph.D. is a postdoctoral researcher in the Updike lab.

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