Team


Dr. Mike Criscitiello

MIKE CRISCITIELLO



Principal Investigator
mcriscitiello@cvm.tamu.edu

B.S. Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC (Jenny Ting)
M.S. Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, East Carolina University, Greenville NC (Tom McConnell, higher administration)
Ph.D. Microbiology and Immunology, University of Miami, Coral Gables FL (Churchill McKinney, retired)
Post-doc University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore MD (Martin Flajnik)

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Christian Mitchell

CHRISTIAN MITCHELL



Ph.D. Student in Biomedical Sciences
cmitchell@cvm.tamu.edu

Studying thymic evolution using nurse sharks as a model organism

B.S. Biochemistry, University of Central Arkansas

Minal Jamsandekar

MINAL JAMSANDEKAR



Ph.D. student in Biomedical Sciences (Leif Andersson and Brian Davis, PIs)
minal03@tamu.edu

Studying the evolutionary population genomics of MHC genes in Atlantic herring

M.Sc. Biotechnology – IIT Roorkee, India
B.Sc. Biotechnology – Ruia College, India



J.M. CODY HORTON



Ph.D. Student in Biomedical Genomics and Bioinformatics
c_horton@tamu.edu

Studying the use of gene conversion to diversify cattle Ig heavy chain repertoire

B.S. Biology, University of South Alabama, Mobile AL
B.S. Animal Science, Auburn University, Auburn AL

“Passion for your work is a little bit of discovery, followed by a lot of development, & then a lifetime of deepening.”
- A quote Cody likes, by Angela Duckworth



ASHLEY MARCHAND



Ph.D. student in Genetics
ashmarch@tamu.edu

Studying the phylogeny of ultra-long cattle antibodies

B.S. Genetics, Texas A&M University



JILL SKROBARCZYK



Ph.D. student in Poultry Science, studying under Luc Berghman
jillpigs@tamu.edu

Studying the generation of chicken recombinant monoclonal antibodies for therapeutic applications.

B.S. Poultry Science, Texas A&M University



KAITLYN ROMOSER



Research Assistant
kaitlyn.romoser@tamu.edu

Supporting PRESCIENT B cell repertoire microfluidics and studying MHC class I molecules and cancer in California sea lions

B.S. Environmental Studies with Minor in Oceanography, Texas A&M University



OMAR ALI MANZUR



Undergraduate Researcher
omaralimanzur@tamu.edu

Studying evolution of the immunoglobulin sigma light chain

B.S. Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University



CLAIRE CHRISTIAN



Undergraduate Researcher
clairechrist01@tamu.edu

Studying the natural history of the surrogate light chain of the pre-B cell receptor

B.S. Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University



SUJAY SHANKAR



Undergraduate Researcher
sujayshankar@utexas.edu

Studying applications of microfluidics for B cell repertoire analysis

B.S.E. Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas (Austin)




RUTH SCEGO



Undergraduate Researcher
rrscego@tamu.edu

Studying the use of gene conversion to diversify cattle Ig heavy chain repertoire

B.S. Nutrition Sciences DPD, Texas A&M University