Lab Personnel

Postdoctoral Scientists | Graduate Students | Research Staff | Undergraduate Students | Former Lab Members

Postdoctoral Researsh Associates

Individuals interested in postdoctoral training in the Haydel Lab are encouraged to contact Dr. Haydel.

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Graduate Students

Caitlin Otto
Microbiology Ph.D. Candidate
B.S., Biology
B.A., Spanish
Boise State University





Jason Maarsingh
Biology M.S. student
B.S., Biochemistry
Arizona State University


Ryan LaMarca
Molecular and Cellular Biology Ph.D. student
B.S., Environmental Studies and Agriscience
Michigan State University


Currently, there are openings for Ph.D. students to work in the area of bacterial pathogenesis, bacterial molecular genetics, antibacterial characterizations, antibacterial discovery, and chemistry. Assistantships will be considered for qualified graduate students that apply and are accepted to School of Life Sciences Graduate Program for a Doctoral degrees in Microbiology or Molecular and Cellular Biology. All are encouraged to apply.

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Research Staff

Randy Boyles, Ph.D.
Senior Research Specialist, September 2011 - present
Ph.D., 2010, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Undergraduate Students

Daniella Vossler
ASU Bioengineering major
Laboratory Assistant, September 2011 - present

John Collins
ASU Microbiology major
ASU Biochemistry major
Undergraduate Student Researcher, January 2012 - present


Michelle Stephens
ASU Microbiology major
Undergraduate Student Researcher, November 2013 - present


Brooks Benard
ASU Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology major
Undergraduate Student Researcher, December 2013 - present


Rachael Barrett
ASU Microbiology major
Undergraduate Student Researcher, December 2013 - present


Luce Kassi
ASU Microbiology major
Undergraduate Student Researcher, January 2014 - present

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Former Lab Members

Postdoctoral Research Associates:

Sarojini Adusumilli, Ph.D.
Senior Postdoctoral Research Associate

Ph.D., Microbiology
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Infectious Diseases
Yale University

Graduate Students:

Robin Treuer, M.S.
M.S., Microbiology
Arizona State University
May 2010

B.S., Microbiology
Oregon State University



Tanya M. Cunningham, M.S.
M.S., Microbiology
Arizona State University
December 2009

B.A., Natural Science – Biology
B.A., International Political Economy
University of Puget Sound

Master of Science Thesis: Characterization and mechanism of action of two natural bactericial mineral mixtures. Defense date - November 16, 2009


Undergraduate Students:

Brittany Thomas
ASU Microbiology major

Kelsey Schwaner
ASU Biochemistry major

Mark Greenhill
ASU Health Solutions major

Andrea Loes
B.S., Microbiology, May 2013
B.S., Chemistry, May 2013

Mitchell Lee
ASU Microbiology Major

Dipesh Solanky
B.S., Biological Sciences, December 2012

Jesse Fitzgerald
B.S., Microbiology, May 2013

Sandra Puerner
B.S., Microbiology, August 2012

Allison Combs
B.S., Bioengineering, May 2012

Elizabeth Fox
Postbaccalaureate student

Vijay Ramakrishna
ASU Biological Sciences Major

Jennifer Koehl
B.S., Microbiology, May 2010
B.S., Business Management, May 2010

Garrett Cornelison
B.S., Microbiology, May 2010

Amanda Cotey
B.S., Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology, December 2010

Julia Cheng
B.S., Microbiology, May 2011

Chelsea Gundell
B.S., Microbiology, May 2011

Darcie Conner Juarez
Undergraduate Student Researcher

Amanda Ellsworth
B.S., Biological Sciences, July 2010

Cody Cunningham
B.S., Microbiology, December 2008

Leila Hernandez
ASU Clinical Laboratory Sciences Major

Ken Mayeda
ASU Biochemistry Major

Kevin Warren
B.S., Microbiology, December 2007

Elizabeth Weston
B.S., Microbiology, May 2006


Research Staff :

Garrett Cornelison
Research Laboratory Assistant, September 2010 - July 2011

Michael Hansen
Research Specialist, September 2009 - June 2010

Yuguang Jin
Research Specialist, March 2006 - October 2007

Christine Remenih
Research Technician, November 2005 - August 2008

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Antibiotic Resistance cartoon
Cartoon by Nick Kim,

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