Christopher Vollmers

Assistant Professor

“I find that answer vague and unconvincing.”

Dr. rer. nat. , University of Heidelberg

BS, MS Biomedical Sciences, University of Wuerzburg

Current Graduate Students

Roger Volden

Graduate Student Ph.D.

“Did you ever hear the tragedy of Darth Plagueis The Wise? I thought not. It’s not a story the Jedi would tell you.”

Matthew Adams

Graduate Student Ph.D.

“So this is how liberty dies… With thunderous applause.”


Current Undergraduate Researchers


Samaneh Kiany

Honey Mekonen

Sara Gerdom

Sophia Campos

Hugh Leonard

Martin Flores




Dr. Charles Cole

Graduation Summer 2019

Position after graduation:

Scientist II at East Coast Medical Company



Dr. Ashley Byrne

Graduation Fall 2019

Position after graduation:

Scientist at CZI Biohub


Previous Undergraduate Researchers

Imon Islam

James Carbajal

McKenna Hicks

Alex Tseng

Henry Hinton -> now Graduate student at Harvard University

Theron Palmer -> now Graduate student at Johns Hopkins

Alejandro Alejandrez -> now Medical School