Morgan Lab Members

Edward T. MorganEdward T. Morgan, Ph.D.

Eddie Morgan was born in Millport, Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland. He received a B.Sc. (Honours) in Pharmacology from the University of Glasgow in 1976, and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Glasgow in 1979. His dissertation (advisors Garth Powis and Paul Skett) was on the “ Effects of ethanol on hepatic microsomal drug metabolism”. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow with Minor J Coon at the University of Michigan from 1979-82, and a Visiting Scientist Scholar with Jan-Ake Gustafsson at the Karolinska Institute from 1982-86. He has been a faculty member at Emory since 1986, and is currently the President-Elect  of ASPET

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Choon-Myung Lee, PhD
Research Associate

Choon-Myung Lee is the senior member of the lab, having joined in 2004 as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Choon heads the project on regulation of P450 protein degradation by nitric oxide. He earned his BS and MS degrees in Agricultural Chemistry from Chonnam University in South Korea. After moving to the US, he obtained his doctorate in Plant Biology from the University of Georgia, where his dissertation focused on the functional characterization a novel plant gene IAA17/AXR3 and its downstream targets. He is a member of ASPET


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Ji Won Park, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Ji Won Park, PhD is a Postdoctoral Fellow who came to the lab in 2015. She earned BS and MS degrees in Genetic Engineering at Kyungpook National University in Daegu, Korea. She moved to Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, first working as a Research Associate and then enrolling in the Pharmacology doctoral program. In the laboratory of Dr. Wayne Backes, she studied the structural basis of P450 enzyme targeting to microdomains of the endoplasmic reticulum. She is a member of ASPET.


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Trainees from the Morgan Lab

Postdoctoral Associates

1989-90           Kristina Wright, Ph.D. - (sabbatical), Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Georgia State University.  Retired.

1991-93           Kenneth Bradford Thomas, Ph.D.  Project Leader, GE Healthcare

1992-95           Jinqiang Chen, Ph.D.  Senior Editor,  Science Writing Solutions USA

1994                Karen Ching, M.D., Ph.D.,  Microbiologist, Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

1995-1997       Luc Ferrari, Pharm.D., Ph.D. (sabbatical) Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Lorraine, Nancy, France

1995-1999       Heinrich Iber, Ph.D.,  Software engineer, NCR.

1998-99           Saswata Bhadury, Ph.D.  Software developer, BellSouth

1999-03           Po-Yung Cheng, Ph.D.  Epidemiologist, CDC

2002-05           Chad Brommer, Ph.D. Lecturer, Dept of Biology, Emory University

2003-05           Terrilyn A Richardson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences - ‎Northeast Ohio Medical University

2003-2006       Alison Aitken, Ph.D., maternal leave

2006-2007       Madhusudana Rao Chaluvadi, Ph.D., Pharmacologist, FDA

2004-2011       Choon-myung Lee, Ph.D., Research Associate, Emory University

2007-2013       Beatrice Nyagode, Ph.D., Pharmacovigilance Manager, Procter & Gamble Inc.

2008-2010       Ryan Kinloch, Ph.D., Public Health Analyst (Policy), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2010-2011       Haiyan Fu, Ph.D. (sabbatical). Associate Professor, Shenzhen Polytechnic, Shenzhen, PRC.

2010-2013       Shweta Tripathi, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Tuskegee University

2011-2014       Matthew Merrell, Ph.D., Study Director, Southern Research Institute

2012-2013       Bang-Sub Lee, Ph.D. (Visiting Professor), Assistant Professor, Department of Human Movement Science, Seoul Women’s University

2015-               Ji Won Park, Ph.D. current

Graduate Students

Catriona McGeoch, Ph.D. 1986 (Karolinska Institute) Research Associate, Imperial Cancer Institute, England

Brian S. Donahue, M.D., Ph.D. 1990 (Emory University) Associate Professor, Director of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia, Vanderbilt University

Anders Ström, Ph.D. 1994  (Karolinska Insitutute) Research Associate Professor, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston

Sara Byers Roeper, M.S. 1994 (Emory University) High School Science Teacher, Loudon County Public Schools, GA,

Marion Sewer, Ph.D 1998 (Emory University) Associate Professor, U. California San Diego (deceased)

Thomas Barclay, M.S. 1998 (Emory University), Director of Educational Technology at Cliff Valley School, Atlanta, GA

Tong Li-Masters, Ph.D. 2001 (Emory University), M.D. 2005 (Medical College of Georgia).  Physician, Wake Forest Baptist Med. Ctr.

Undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students

1988-89                       Catherine Norman

1991-92                       Nikita Ferguson

1993-95                       Anna Borodovsky.  PhD, Harvard U.  Associate Director Alnylam Pharmaceuticals.

2005-06                       Tarik Smith

2006-08                       Christal Hembree Adams, Associate Clinical Lab Data Analyst at Q² Solutions

2010-12                       Petria Thompson.  MD/PhD student at Vanderbilt Univerity

2012-13                       Bernard Scott.  M.Sci. student in Chemistry at Georgia State University

2013-14                       Sylvie Mimche.

2013                            Roya Jahangardi

2015                            Andrea Amez

2015-2016                   Aria Byrd. PhD student in Toxicology, University of Kentucky

2015                            Tian Mi. BS/MS student in Cancer Biology, Emory University

2016                            Joan Cheng.