Schnable Lab Members

  Name Title CV ORCID
James Schnable James Schnable Associate Professor CV 0000-0001-6739-5527
Brandi Sigmon Brandi Sigmon Assistant Professor of Practice
UNL Microbiology Program
Acting Director
Guangchao Sun Guangchao Sun Postdoctoral Scholar CV 0000-0003-3942-6175
Marcin Grzybowski Headshot Marcin Grzybowski Postdoctoral Scholar   0000-0002-6303-5433
Ravi Mural Headshot Ravi Mural Postdoctoral Scholar   0000-0002-5489-9918
Christine Smith Christine Smith Technician    
Jon Turkus Jon Turkus Technician    
Jill Hochstein Jill Hochstein Technical Project Manager    
Chenyong Miao Chenyong Miao PhD Student CV 0000-0002-0904-3707
Fanyi Li Fangyi Li PhD Student
Hongyu Jin Headshot Hongyu Jin PhD Student
Michael Tross Headshot Michael Tross PhD Student   0000-0002-4410-9679
Nate Korth Nate Korth PhD Student
Santos Headshot Santos Yenandy
Barrera Lemus
PhD Student
Mackenzie Mackenzie Zwiener MS Student   0000-0001-8636-6780
Kahheetah Barnoskie Kahheetah Barnoskie MS Student    
Thomas Hoban Thomas Hoban Bachelors Student   0000-0001-7607-1903
Aime Nishimwe Aime Nishimwe CUSP Bachelors Student CV 0000-0003-0074-9364
Isaac Stevens Isaac Stevens Bachelors Student    
Elijah Frost Elijah Frost Bachelors Student    
Alice Guo Alice Guo Bachelors Student    
Logan Duryee Logan Duryee Bachelors Student    
Olivier Olivier N Mizero CUSP Bachelors Student    
Alexis Alexis Finch Bachelors Student    
Luke Luke Micek Bachelors Student    
Aldi Aldi Airori Bachelors Student    
Jocelyne Horanituze Jocelyne Horanituze CUSP Bachelors Student    
Clay Christenson Clay Christenson Bachelors Student    

Lab Alumni

  Name Title Tenure Current Affiliation
Yang Zhang Yang Zhang Postdoctoral Scholar 2014-2017 Research Scientist, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Zhikai Liang Zhikai Liang
PhD Student
2015-2019 Postdoc Springer Lab UMN
Daniel Carvalho Daniel Carvalho PhD Student, CV 2015-2019 Postdoc, Federal University of Minas Gerais
Jinliang Yang Jinliang Yang Postdoctoral Scholar 2016-2017 Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Sunil KK Raju Sunil KK Raju Postdoctoral Scholar 2017-2018 Postdoc, Niederhuth Lab, Michigan State
Xiaoxi Meng Xiaoxi “Peggy” Meng
Postdoctoral Scholar 2018-2020 Postdoc University of Minnesota
Preston Hurst Preston Hurst MS Student 2017-2019 PhD Student with David Holding, UNL
Lang Yan Lang Yan Visiting Scholar 2016-2017 Deputy Director, Potato Functional Genomics, XiChang College
Xianjun Lai Xianjun Lai CSC PhD Student 2015-2017 Associate Professor, XiChang College
Bhushit Agarwal Bhushit Agarwal Comp. Sci. MS Student
2015-2016 Software Engineer,
Srinidhi Bashyam Srinidhi Bashyam Comp. Sci. MS Student
2015-2016 Systems Software Developer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Xiuru Dai Xiuru Dai
Visiting PhD Student
Shandong Agricultural University
2018-2019 PhD Student
Shandong Agricultural University
Taity Changa Headshot Taity Changa Volunteer 2019 Postdoc University of Florida
Shuying Zhang Shuying Zhang Technician 2019-2020 Technician, UNL Biomedical and Obesity Research Core
Xiangjun Li Xiangjun Li Research Associate 2020 Lab Manager, Hyten Lab, UNL
Ranjita Thapa Headshot Ranjita Thapa Postdoctoral Scholar 2019-2020 Postdoc Cornell University
Sarah Johnson Sarah Johnson Rotating PhD Student
Complex Biosystems
Spring 2017 Graduate Student, Clemente & Hyten Labs
Michael Richter Headshot Michael Richter
PhD Student
Spring 2020 PhD Student, Wilson Lab
Lei Tian Lei Tian Visiting PhD Student
Henan Agricultural University
Summer 2014 PhD Student
Daniel Ngu Daniel Ngu Bachelors Student 2014-2017  
Logan Olson Logan Olson Bachelors Student 2016-2017  
Xiaoyang (Chloe) Ye Xiaoyang (Chloe) Ye Bachelors Student 2016-2017  
Holly Podliska Holly Podliska UCARE Bachelors Student 2016-2017 Student Teacher
Connor Pedersen Connor Pedersen Research Assistant 2017-2018 PostBac Student at Los Alamos National Lab
Kyle Johnson Kyle Johnson REU Student Summer 2016 Phd Student; Biomedical Engineering; Georgia Tech
Taylor Horn Taylor Horn REU Student Summer 2016  
Nicole Hollander Nicole Hollander YNS High School Intern Summer 2017  
Christian Butera Christian Butera REU Student Summer 2018 Clinical Scientist at PerkinElmer Genomics
Ashley Foltz Ashley Foltz REU Student Summer 2018 Graduate Student in the School of Biological Sciences at UNL
Alex Enersen Alex Enersen Bachelors Student 2017-2019  
Isabel Sigmon Isabel Sigmon High School Intern Summer 2018,2019  
Alejandro Pages Alejandro Pages UCARE Bachelors Student 2018-2019  
Ally Alexandra Bradley Bachelors Student, Summer Field Tech 2017-2019 Microbiology Technician at Microconsult
Alex Molnar Alex Molnar Bachelors Student Summer 2019  
Nate Andreasen Nate Andreasen Bachelors Student Summer 2019  
Natalie Belz Natalie Belz REU Student Summer 2019  
Bryce Askey Bryce Askey REU Student Summer 2019  
Seth Snell Seth Snell Bachelors Student Summer 2019  
Brian Liu Xiangdong “Brian” Liu Bachelors Student
Sigmon Group
Nate Pester Nate Pester Bachelors Student
Sigmon Group
2018-2020 Med School, UNMC
Leighton Wheeler Leighton Wheeler Bachelors Student 2019-2020 Med School
Sierra Conway Sierra Conway Bachelors Student    
Madison Tunnell Madison Tunnell REU Student 2020  
Lou Townsend Lou Townsend Bachelors Student 2019-2020