The Brown Lab

People

MattMatthew W. Brown, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
Dean's Eminent Scholar, College of Arts & Sciences
IGBB Fellow
matthew.brown{at}msstate.edu
……Office: 008 Harned Hall
……Lab: 032 Harned Hall
……Office Tel: 662.325.2406
……Lab Tel: 662.325.4008
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Education
……B.Sc. Biology, University of Arkansas
……Ph.D. Biology, University of Arkansas
Postdoctoral Research
Centre for Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics,
Dalhousie University (under Andrew J. Roger, FRSC)

Postdoctoral Scholars

Tomas.4.25SMALL-72DPIMgr. Tomáš Pánek, Ph.D.
fea-fulbrightFulbright Scholar, Biological Sciences
2018-2019

Education
B.Sc. Charles University in Prague (summa cum laude)
M.Sc. Charles University in Prague (summa cum laude)
Ph.D. Zoology, Charles University in Prague; supervisor: doc. RNDr. Ivan Čepička, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research
2015 – on: Postdoctoral fellow, University of Ostrava, Department of Biology and Ecology, Marek Eliáš lab

Grad Students


RoberJonesRobert Jones, B.Sc.
Ph.D. Student (2018-)
Education
……B.Sc. Mississippi State University
Ph.D. Project:
Comparative Genomics of Amoebozoa


Seungho4.25in72DPISeungho Kang, M.Sc.
Ph.D. Student (2014-)
Education
……B.Sc. (Honors) Biology, University College London
……M.Sc. Molecular Medical Genetics, Aberdeen University
……M.Sc. Applied Parasitology and Medical Entomology, Liverpool
Ph.D. Project:
Phylogenomics of Amoebozoa

Alex.4.25in72dpiAlexander Tice, M.Sc.
Ph.D. Student (2014-)
Education
……B.Sc. Biology, University of Arkansas
……M.Sc. Biology, University of Arkansas
Ph.D. Project:
Developmental Transcriptomics in Sporocarpic and Sorocarpic Amoebozoans

Visiting Scholars and Grad Students


Alfredo.4.25SMALLAlfredo Leonardo Porfirio de Sousa, B.Sc.
M.Sc. Student
(3/2018-8/2018)
Alfredo is getting his M.Sc. in Dr. Daniel J.G. Lahr's laboratory in Sao Paulo Brazil. He is working on testate amoeba transcriptomics.


Kina4.25Kina García Martín, M.Sc.
Ph.D. Student
(9/2015-12/2015 | 6/2016-11/2016)

Kina is getting her Ph.D. in Prof. Carlos Lado’s laboratory in Madrid Spain. She is working on Myxogastrid Transcriptomics.

Undergrad Students

ChrisChristopher Lebeau
B.Sc. Bio-Engineering Undergraduate Researcher
(2017-) Bacterial community interactions with coprophilic amoebae

SamSammira Rais-Rohani
B.Sc. Bio-Engineering Undergraduate Researcher
(2018-) Amoebae from Mississippi State University campus

Former Students

Gabe-4.25inchGabriel Schuler, M.Sc.
M.Sc. Graduate (2016-2018)
Education
……B.Sc. Biology, St. Francis University
M.Sc. Biology, Mississippi State University
M.Sc. Project:
Evolution of zoonotic amoebae
Currently a Ph.D. student at Cornell University in Microbiology

Robert.4.25SMALLG. Robert Berry, B.Sc.
B.Sc. General Science Undergraduate Researcher
(2017) Diversity of protosteloid amoebae

Emily.4.25-SMALLEmily Foreman, B.Sc.
B.Sc. Microbiology Undergraduate Researcher
(2016-2017) Diversity of zoonotic amoebae.
Peter.4.25-SMALLPeter Kooienga, B.Sc.
B.Sc. Biochemistry Undergraduate Researcher
(2016-2018) Diversity of marine amoebozoans.

Priya Patel, B.Sc.
B.Sc. Biology Undergraduate Researcher
(2017) Acrasid cellular slime mold development.

Austin Walthall
(2015-2017)
B.Sc. Microbiology Undergraduate Researcher
Project: Diversity of freshwater amoebae in Mississippi ephemeral pools

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Nicholas Bailey (2014-2015)
B.Sc. Biology Undergraduate Researcher
Project: Protosteloid amoebae of Mississippi

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Nicolas Lee (2013)
B.Sc. Biology Undergraduate Researcher
Shackouls Honors College at Mississippi State University
Project: Protistan parasites of Mississippi anurans  
Funded by:
……MSU Department of Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Award
……Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Undergraduate Research Award

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Stephanie Sorrell (2013-2014)
B.Sc. Medical Technology Undergraduate Researcher
Shackouls Honors College at Mississippi State University
Project: Amoebozoa phylogenomics
Society of Scholars

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Pamela Watson (2013-2015)
B.Sc. Biology Undergraduate Researcher
Project: Diversity of ruminate inhabiting amoebae