E. Lab Members

 
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 Spring 2018 Lab Outing

Current Lab MembersKristy Townsend Headshot

Kristy Townsend, Ph.D.

Lab head, Faculty PI
301 Hitchner Hall
Office: 207-581-2541
Lab: 207-581-2545

Madga Blaszkiewicz

Magda Blaszkiewicz, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, OSU
American Heart Association Post-Doctoral Fellow (2020-relinquished)
NSF STTR PI (Neuright, Inc.) 2020-Current
 
Formerly: Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering (GSBSE), UMaine
(Ph.D. Defense March 7, 2019)
307 Hitchner Hall
Office: 207-581-2545


Staff

Jake Willows

Jake Willows

Research Associate, OSU
4+1 Masters Graduate (Defended Fall 2019)
School of Biology and Ecology
(Formerly: Student Research Assistant, Capstone Student)

 


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Sabrina Dipietro

Lab Manager, OSU
Formerly: Masters Student
School of Biology & Ecology
Emma Paradie

Emma Paradie

Research Assistant, OSU
Formerly: 4+1 Masters Student
School of Biology & Ecology
Student Research Assistant
Honors Student

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Bailey Woodard 

Student Lab Manager, UMaine
Student Research Assistant
Honors Student
 

Graduate Students

Gabe Jensen

Gabriel Jensen

Ph.D. Candidate
Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering (GSBSE), UMaine
Volunteer, OSU (2020-Current)

 

Cameron Ford

Ph.D. Student
Neuroscience, OSU

Undergraduate Students

 

Josh Passarelli

Josh Passarelli

Student Research Assistant
Undergraduate Honors Student


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Lydia Caron

Assistant SARF Manager
Student Research Assistant
Capstone Student

 
 

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Harrison Cyr

Student Research Assistant

 


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Seth Thomas

Student Research Assistant

Capstone Student


Dylan Taplin

Student Research Assistant
Undergraduate Honors Student, Top Scholar

 

Previous Lab Members  

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Noelle Leon Palmer

Masters Student
(Defended August 2019)
School of Biology and Ecology
Formerly: Honors Student

 

Cory Johnson

Cory Johnson

Ph.D. Candidate
(When lab relocated to OSU, transitioned to lab of Josh Kelley at UMaine)
Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering
(Formerly: Student Research Assistant)

Ashleigh Beaulieu

Ashleigh Beaulieu

Masters Student
(Defended July 2020)
Molecular and Biomedical Sciences
(Formerly: Student Research Assistant, Capstone Student)

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Tolu Esther Adekeye

Masters Student
(When lab relocated to OSU, transitioned to GSBSE PhD in lab of Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, UMaine)
School of Biology & Ecology

James Miller

James Miller

Lab Manager
Research Associate
Formerly: Undergraduate research assistant, Capstone student

Sarah Berez

Sarah Berez

Student Supervisor (Mouse Facility)
 

Morganne Robinson

Morganne Robinson

Capstone Student
Assistant SARF Manager
Student Research Assistant

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Matt Karp

Student Research Assistant

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Trevor Morin

Student Research Assistant, Capstone Student

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Thomas Szewczyk

Student Research Assistant

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Katie Southworth

Student Research Assistant
 Top Scholar
 

Olivia Stevenson

Student Research Assistant
  Undergraduate Honors Student

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Student Supervisor (Mouse Facility)
Student Research Assistant

Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson 

Mouse Facility Assistant
Student Research Assistant

Erin Merchant

Erin Merchant

Student Research Assistant, Honors Student

 


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Isabelle Stevens

Student Lab Manager
Student Research Assistant


Bethany Dudley

Bethany Dudley

Animal Research Assistant


Brenna Gerchman

Brenna Gerchman

Student Research Assistant
Histology Research Assistant

Liz Wood

Liz Wood

Student Research Assistant
Honors Student
 

Victoria Hernandez

Victoria Hernandez

Student Research Assistant

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Keenan Knox

Student Research Assistant

Cordell Beaton

Cordell Beaton

Genotyping Supervisor
Student Research Assistant, Capstone Student

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Kristen DiBello

Student Research Assistant
 Honors Student

Paul Dillon Kress

Paul Dillon Kress 

Student Research Assistant

Ana Eliza Souza Cunha

Ana Eliza Souza Cunha

Student Research Assistant

Amanda Dubois

Amanda L. Dubois

Student Research Assistant


Callie Greco

Callie Greco

Student Research Assistant
 Honors Student

Lila Lyons

Lila Lyons

Student Lab Manager
Student Research Assistant

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 Carrie Curtis

4+1 Masters Student
(Defended Fall 2017)
School of Biology and Ecology

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 Samuel Borer

Technical Biologist
Research Associate
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Joshua Havelin, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Fellow (Aug 2019-Apr 2020)
Former: Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering
(Ph.D. Defense July 18, 2019)
 

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Leah Jennings

Student Research Assistant

Previous Group Photos

Townsend Lab Spring 2017 Lab Members

Spring 2017 Lab Members

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Spring 2017 Lab Outing at the Bangor Escape Rooms!


Honors Students

Olivia Stevenson, Lab Research Thesis, 2019 – current

Emma Paradie, Lab Research Thesis, 2019 – current

Emma Garner, Lab Research Thesis, 2018 – 2019

Callie Greco, Lab Research Thesis, 2017 (Dec)

Caroline Curtis, Lab Research Thesis, 2016 – 2017
 
Katie Asalone, Written Thesis, 2016 – 2017
 
Kristen DiBello, Lab Research Thesis, 2015 – 2017
 
Cecilia Thomas, Lab Research Thesis, 2015 – 2016
 
Elizabeth Wood, Lab Research Thesis, 2015 – 2016
 
Helen Call, Written Thesis, 2015

Noelle Leon, Written Thesis, 2015 – 2016


Capstone Students

Morganne Robinson, 2019 – current 

Trevor Morin, 2018 – 2019

Cameron Fudge, 2017 – 2018

Krystyna Rybka, SBE 2017 – 2018

Ashleigh Beaulieu, Psychology (co-advised by Dr. Fremouw) 2017 – 2018

Stephen Waible, SBE 2017 – 2018

Jake Willlows, SBE 2017 – 2018

Cory Johnson, SBE 2017 – 2018

Ryan Anderson, MBS 2017

Dillon Kress, SBE 2016 – 2017

Cordell Beaton, SBE 2016 – 2017

Amy Lamore, MBS 2016 – 2017

Christian Labonte, SBE 2016

Jillian Gori, SBE 2016 – 2017

Ashley Ronzo, SBE 2016 – 2017

Sigi Koizar, SBE 2016 – 2017

Cecilia Thomas, SBE 2015 – 2016

Erik Holmsen, SBE 2015 – 2016

James Miller, SBE 2015 – 2016