Graduate Students

Felix Jimenez
Felix Jimenez
Research: Claudin-6 Expression During Lung Morphogenesis and Remodeling
Tyler Wood
Tyler Wood
Research: Targeting of Receptors for Advanced Glycation End-Products (RAGE) Diminishes Acute Secondhand Smoke-induced Inflammation in Mice
Michael Nelson
Michael Nelson
Research: Activation of Receptors for Advanced Glycation End-Products (RAGE) Reduces Cardiomyocyte Mitochondrial Function in a Ceramide-Dependent Manner
 
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PhD Students

Felix R. Jimenez

Felix R. Jimenez  Research: Claudin-6 Expression During Lung Morphogenesis and Remodeling
Hobbies: Soccer, camping, movies
Favorite Quote: I want to know God's thoughts; the rest are details 

MS Students

Joshua Lewis
Joshua Lewis
Research: the role of claudin 6 and how smoking affects its role in development and function as a tight junction protein
Major: Physiology and Developmental Biology
Hometown: Highland, Utah
Lab Section:  I do it all.
Other work:  At at stained glass/glassblowing studio 
Future Goals:  Physician/Researcher 
Hobbies: soccer, guitar, hiking, climbing, adventuring, blowing glass, restoring his 1972 motorcycle, etc.


Michael Nelson
Michael Nelson Research: The role of receptors for advanced glycation end-products and ceramide in cardiovascular disease
Hobbies: Jogging, reading, coaching soccer
Favorite Place: Bear Lake