Office Staff

Ethel White
Business Services Coordinator
(252) 744-2678

Jennifer Cook
Admin Support Specialist
(252) 744-2675

Professional Research Staff

Whitney Bond

  • Originally for Iowa
  • BSc in Biology from UNCW
  • MSc in Cell and Molecular Biology from Appalachian State
  • Research Focus: Currently work on trying to understand protein folding and the role intrinsic disordered proteins play in neurodegenerative diseases (Dr. Zeczycki’s Lab)

Kristen Register Carraway

  • Grew up in Kinston, NC but moved to Winterville from Swansboro, NC
  • Campbell University for Biology and ECU for Teaching
  • Research Focus: (Dr. Mansfield’s Lab)

Kristen Hall

  • Born and raised in Kinston, NC
  • Received a BS in Biology from East Carolina University
  • Research Focus: (Dr. Schwalbe’s Lab)

Miki Kassai

  • Research Focus: (Dr. Cabot’s Lab)

Eun Suk Kim

  • Born and raised in South Korea, then lived in Madison, Wisconsin
  • B. S. degree in Biochemistry
  • Research Focus: mRNA Translational Control (Dr. Keiper’s Lab

Fanrong Yao

  • Grew up in Weinan, Shaanxi province, China, moved to Winterville from Fargo, ND
  • Degrees in School of Medicine, Xi’ an Jiaotong University
  • Research Focus: Molecular biology of gene regulation (Dr. Shewchuk’s Lab)

Li Zhu

  • Born and grew up in Jiangsu, China
  • Georgia State University for Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
  • Research Focus: Regulation of Striated and Smooth Muscle Contraction (Dr. Chalovich’s Lab)