Dr. Nityananda Chowdhury (Nitto) is a post doctoral scientist who recently joined our lab from Penn State University. Nitto is a bacterial physiology and genomics specialist who also serves as our lab manager.
Dr. Ralee Spooner has been a longtime member of Dr. Yilmaz' laboratory. Dr. Spooner is currently studying his Masters of Science in Dentistry student in our lab and is also a part of the periodontics residency program at MUSC.
Jaden Lee is a DMD/PhD Student who is studying host pathogen interactions in our laboratory as a part of his doctoral studies. Jaden also conducted clinical dental research in Korea after completing his undergraduate degree at Butler.