Westbrook Lab

Our interdisciplinary team is made up of talented scientists from around the world
with diverse scientific backgrounds.

 
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Thomas “Trey” Westbrook, Ph.D.

McNair Scholar in Cancer Research
Professor & Welch Chair in Chemistry
Co-director, Therapeutic Innovation Center (THINC@BCM)
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Molecular and Human Genetics

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Amber Eakin

Therapeutic Innovation Center (THINC@BCM)

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Earlene M Schmitt

Laboratory Manager
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Jitendra Kumar Meena, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Fade Gong, PH.D.

Postdoctoral Associate
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Yuchen “kelly” feng, PH.D.

Postdoctoral Associate
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Liting Zheng, PH.D.

Postdoctoral Associate
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Nicholas J Neill, PH.D.

Postdoctoral Associate
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Hsiang-Ching "Sunny" Chung, MSc

Graduate Student
Integrative Molecular and Biomedical Sciences

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Jarey Wang

Graduate Student
Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)
Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine

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Elizabeth Bowling

Graduate Student
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Heyuan Li

Graduate Student
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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William wu

Graduate Student
Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)
Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine

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Siddhartha Tyagi, MSc

Research Associate
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Mayra C Orellana

Research Technician III
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


Former Lab Members

Kristen L Karlin, PhD

Group Leader
Therapeutic Innovation Center (THINC@BCM)

Tingting Sun, PhD

Senior Scientist
Pfizer CTI

Sarah J Kurley, PhD

Senior Scientist
Castle Biosciences

Gino Martin Canlas, PhD

Instructor
Lamar University

Justin Fang, MD

Urology Resident
The University of Texas Health Science Center

Jessica Kessler, PhD

Investigator
ScitoVation

 

Ronald Bernadi, MD, PhD

Associate Medical Director, Innovative Pediatric Oncology Drug Development and Product Development Oncology
Genentech

Kathleen Scorsone, PhD

Senior Staff Scientist
Pediatrics-Oncology, Texas Children’s

Amritha Nair, PhD

Senior Innovation Consultant
Inspiralia USA

Tiffany Hsu, MD, PhD

Rheumatology Fellow
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Rocio Dominguez-Vidana, PhD

Staff Scientist
Baylor Genetics Laboratories

Christopher S Bland, PhD

Senior Medical Science Liaison
Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Xuemin Lun, PhD

Product Lead-Cardiovascular Portfolio
Admera Health